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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Public Health Program Associate in Atlanta, Georgia

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The Hubert Department of Global Health at Emory seeks a qualified individual to work with a research team and primary investigators examining various topics around vaccine hesitance (Covid-19, Influenza, HPV) and communication around vaccines. Under limited supervision, the Public Health Program Associate (PHPA) uses a basic knowledge of public health principles to analyze, develop, implement, and promote new and creative strategies and solutions to address public health issues and challenges. The PHPA will oversee the day-to-day activities and management of research projects under Dr. Robert Bednarczyk. May provide technical assistance to organizations to include presentations, web-based resources, strategies, and educational forums to address specific public health issues. May work with clinical study sites on patient recruitment and data collection standards. Assists with data collection and data analysis. Contributes to proposals, protocols, data analysis plans, reports, manuscripts, and presentation of study findings.

The PHPA will be responsible for the drafting, editing, and collaborative finalization of data collection instruments (observation checklists, in-depth interview and focus group discussion guides, online survey questionnaires, etc.). The PHPA will also assist with the development of project protocols, IRB submissions, and ensuring that all project activities follow research protocols and standards.

Alongside coordination efforts for various research projects, the PHPA will maintain all associated research materials including but not limited to signed informed consent forms, audio recordings, demographic questionnaires, etc. Additionally, the PHPA may assist with data analyses of data collected during the course of various research projects; this would include analysis for preliminary results, annual reports, manuscripts for publishing, and other means of results dissemination.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Addresses public health issues by providing education, technical assistance, advocacy, public awareness, and research

  • Works with programs or studies designed to evaluate the prevalence or surveillance of public health issues and the effectiveness of targeted interventions

  • May provide technical assistance to organizations to include presentations, web-based resources, strategies, and educational forums to address specific public health issues

  • May work with clinical study sites on patient recruitment and data collection standards

  • Assists with data collection and data analysis

  • Contributes to proposals, protocols, data analysis plans, reports, manuscripts, and presentation of study findings

  • May assist in designing, developing, and conducting targeted training initiatives

  • May collaborate with external organizations to develop action plans and goals to achieve specific objectives

  • Performs related responsibilities as required

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A master's degree in public health, a master's of science degree in public health or health education, or a master's in development practice from an accredited school

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home temporarily during the COVID-19 pandemic, with intent to return to an Emory University location in the future. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employees.

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Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.

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Job Number 70082

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division School Of Public Health

Department SPH: Global Health

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Business Operations

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

Campus Location (For Posting) : Location US-GA-Atlanta

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