Current Employment Opportunities in the Division of Global Health Equity
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Working under the supervision of the Principal Investigator, Dr. MaryCatherine Arbour, The Research Coordinator will coordinate a vibrant research program on global maternal and child health and child development. The research is conducted jointly between the Division of Global Health Equity, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, the Health Services Resources Administration and private foundations. We are working on several maternal and child public health projects focused on the development and adaptation of interventions to improve maternal and child health and the delivery of public health interventions in underserved settings in the United States and abroad. The Research Coordinator will report directly to the PI and be responsible for coordination of ongoing projects, assisting with grant submission and reporting and preparing manuscripts for publication and dissemination post-publication.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Responsibilities will include:
Coordination of ongoing projects
-Coordinate research team meetings with the PI and team members
-Manage IRB submissions, amendments, and reporting
-Track research expenses and arrange for reimbursement of expenses
-Support project implementation – including data collection, analysis, and dissemination of findings following standard research practice, protocols, and timeline
-Assist with supporting implementation and quality improvement teams, including providing support and coaching in quality improvement methodologies, summarizing teams’ progress toward aims in monthly reports, synthesizing project-wide learning and materials and resources to refine evolving theories of change, materials and resources.
Grant submission and reporting
-Perform literature reviews to contribute to the background section
-Assist with drafting and editing scientific portions of grant submissions to federal government, foundations, and research agencies
-Assist with grant submission following guidelines from sponsors
-Ensure reporting requirements from sponsors are met
Preparation of manuscripts for publication and dissemination post-publication
-Coordinate with authors to promote efficient and timely drafting and editing of manuscripts
-Coordinate with collaborators involved in research
-Contribute to the data analysis and writing of manuscripts, including literature reviews to contribute to the background section
-Ensure manuscripts follow rigorous writing and scientific standards and meet journal requirements
-Submit manuscripts for publication
-Required: Bachelor’s Degree
-Master’s degree or higher preferred in a health-related field
-Experience performing research activities
-Experience with grant, research protocol, and manuscript writing
-Experience with quality improvement methods (the Model for Improvement, Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s Breakthrough Series
-Collaborative Model, LEAN) a plus
Skills and Abilities
-Excellent communication, verbal, writing, and presentation skills
-Strong interpersonal skills to work with collaborators, stakeholders, and team members
-Commitment to maternal, newborn, and child health and to promoting equity
-Exceptional organizational skills, ability to prioritize multiple tasks, and careful attention to detail
-Knowledge of statistical methods frequently used in public health research
-Experience and interest in vulnerable populations in the U.S. and globally
-Demonstrate professionalism and respect for human research
-Spanish / English fluency preferred
-Quality improvement skills a plus
To apply, please submit your cover letter, CV, and three references to firstname.lastname@example.org
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