An MPH or ABD in epidemiology/public health, psychology, or closely related field is required. Other skills as described below. The starting salary is $40,000-50,000/year for a full-time position.
Learn first-hand about the Washington policy scene by gaining hands-on experience! We are a non-profit think tank that makes a difference in the lives of millions of adults and children. We work closely with the national and international media to get our message out to the public. We connect with policy makers and decision makers on a national level to change public policy. We work with independent researchers from around the country to bring fair, unbiased and non-corporate-funded information to the public about timely health issues such as the safety of medical products and treatments, dating violence, women’s health, affordable health care, and so much more.
The ideal candidate will be attentive to details, very well-organized, dedicated to health issues, have excellent oral and written communication skills, and work well individually and as part of a team. Preference will be given to candidates with the ability to critique quantitative research data on medical or public health issues and to explain it in an interesting way to a lay audience. This is a full-time or part-time (at least 32 hours/week) 1- year position, eligible for renewal or promotion. Our office is a few blocks from the White House.
We will fill this position asap, so do not apply if you are not available soon. To learn more about us, check out www.center4research.org and www.stopcancerfund.org. No calls please. Please send your resume and cover letter describing how your interests and expertise fits our work as soon as possible. Include your available starting date and numbers of hours per week in your cover letter.
Please note: this is not a telecommuting position.
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Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $40,000.00 to $50,000.00 /year