The Assistant Epidemiologist, Partnership for Influenza Vaccine Introduction, (PIVI) will support PIVI Partner countries with influenza program activities that include program capacity assessments, vaccination campaign planning, monitoring and evaluation, data collection and analysis, protocol development, study development and implementation, and sustainability planning. This role will work directly with CDC and Task Force for Global Health technical partners. The Assistant Epidemiologist may also be responsible for supervising external consultants.
-Serves as program focal point working with select PIVI partner countries on influenza vaccination program planning, implementation, evaluation and reporting.
-Provides technical assistance to country programs in developing plans for vaccine introduction and use and assessing implementation capacity. -Liaises with WHO and other technical partners as needed for implementation of program activities and evaluations.
-Manages and coordinates all aspects of vaccine evaluations and studies in select countries.
-Works directly with the Ministry of Health and other program partners to document, analyze, and translate their needs into survey protocols, data collection and reporting tools.
-Develops guidelines, training materials, protocols, and statistical methodologies to advance and evaluate program impact.
-Supports data collection and analysis for monitoring and evaluation of program implementation and effectiveness.
-Supports country partners with statistical analysis, report writing, and manuscript development.
-Communicates with country focal points on subaward planning, progress and reporting.
-Represents PIVI at international meetings as needed and participates in external committees as appropriate.
-Performs related responsibilities as required.
-Works with Program Director and other team members on data analysis and manuscript preparation for evaluating program impact and effectiveness.
-Participates fully as a member of the Task Force for Global Health by contributing, assisting and participating in projects, activities and initiatives as requested by Task Force management
TRAVEL: Up to 35% domestic and international travel
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 employee.