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Job Title: Consultancy- Public Health Researcher
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Organization: Task Force for Global Health
Posted: 2/28/2018
Type: Contract
Classification: Epidemiology
Industry: Non Profit / NGO
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Atlanta,  GA    USA
Position Description: DELIVERABLES A) Conduct systematic searches for publications in academic databases. Deliverable: Documented screening of approximately 4,000-5,000 titles and abstracts according to inclusion/exclusion criteria B) Manage database for included literature. Deliverable: Populated database to support data management and data extraction to meet needs of project as determined by program. C) Review publication data and extract identified data points. Deliverable: Abstracted data from a minimum of 100 articles. D) Clean extracted data. Deliverable: Cleaned dataset for all reviewed articles— including documentation of quality control process. E) As requested, assist in manuscript preparation.

Qualifications: Minimum - Bachelor's degree in a related science field or business management, OR an equivalent combination of experience, education, and training. Qualified candidates should have experience in reviewing scientific publications. Preferred - Experience utilizing reference management software, such as EndNote. - Demonstrated academic or professional experience abstracting data - Experience or familiarity with systematic reviews.

Organization Description: The Task Force for Global Health (TFGH) is an Emory University affiliate located in Decatur, GA. Its focus areas include neglected tropical diseases, vaccines, and health systems strengthening. Children Without Worms (CWW) is an international non-governmental public health program of the TFGH. CWW supports global efforts to control soil-transmitted helminthiasis (STH) through technical leadership and support to national STH programs.

Closing Date: 5/28/2018
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Contact Name: Alex Jones,  Consultancy- Public Health Researcher
Contact Location:

Decatur   GA  30030
United States
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  Decatur   GA  30030
  United States
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How to Apply: To apply, submit an application which should consist of the following: a) Narrative explaining how the applicant’s skills and experience fit the position requirements (one-page maximum); b) A up-to-date resume; and c) At least two (2) professional references. Please submit the application (and any questions) to the following address. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Alex Jones Deputy Director, Children Without Worms, The Task Force for Global Health Email:

Additional Information: The engaged individual will be an independent contractor. Once signed, the consultancy contract does not create an employment relationship between the Contractor and the Task Force for Global Health. Engagement term: Four (4) weeks (renewal is possible); approximately 10-15 hours per week.

Web Site Delete Date: 5/28/2018