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Job Title: Senior Research Associate, Resilience Catalysts, CCR
Job Number: R001612
Organization: Center for Community Resilience, George Washington University
Posted: 6/8/2022
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Public Health - General
Industry: Academic Institutions
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Washington,  DC    USA
Compensation: $61,887.15 - $90,263.60
Position Description: The Center for Community Resilience (CCR) at the Milken Institute School of Public Health, part of the George Washington University, seeks to improve the health of communities by enabling cross-sectoral partners to align policy, program and practice to address adverse childhood experiences in the context of adverse community environments-the Pair of ACEs. Our innovative framing of ACEs, with the explicit focus on equity and prevention, has influenced local initiatives, programs, public health practice and local, state and federal policy. Over the past five years, our networks have successfully led systems and policy change focused on addressing long-standing economic, social and health disparities by partnering with community, integrating service delivery and building political will for change.

The Center for Community Resilience is seeking a Senior Research Associate to conduct mixed-methods and qualitative research for CCR’s Resilience Catalysts in Public Health program. The Senior Research Associate will apply research skills, critical thinking, discipline, and creativity to develop plans and execute research to provide CCR partners with high quality research findings that help them understand community contexts, develop a systems lens, and identify policy levers and practice change strategies to address the Pair of ACEs in their communities.

Responsibilities Include:

Research and Research Management: Manage all research activities for assigned Resilience Catalysts for Public Health sites, including data collection activities with partners and community stakeholders, presentation of research findings, and coordinating the production of research deliverables. Foster and maintain working relationship with local health department staff and community stakeholders. Facilitate Theory of Change discussions with health department teams to identify root causes of observed adversities. Conduct qualitative data analysis, including the development of codebooks and assessing the reliability of data coding. Collaborate with the Associate Director of Research and Research Assistants to develop system dynamics models. Explore, develop, apply, and evaluate innovative research methods to best support CCR programs and research.

Dissemination: Report out research findings and implications to internal CCR staff, partners and community stakeholders in technical reports, visuals, and through both oral and written presentation platforms. Present results at professional conferences. Publish written reports in peer-reviewed journals and blogs. Provide mentorship and supervision for students and research assistants working on qualitative research projects. Provide programmatic support as necessary. Collaborate with CCR’s Policy Lab to integrate research findings into context-specific policy recommendations.

Performs other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

Qualifications: Qualified candidates will hold a master’s degree and 3 years of direct experience in a related discipline. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position.

Organization Description: Graduate degree in Health Science, Public Health, Public Policy, or related field. Strong commitment to preventing and addressing adversity, fostering equity, and building community resilience is expected. Experience in social justice, equity-driven, and systems change work desired. Previous experience conducting qualitative research (e.g., interviewing, coding scheme development, coding and analyzing qualitative data, etc.) Previous experience conducting quantitative research (e.g., survey design, data collection, data cleaning, descriptive statistics, multivariate regression, etc.) Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office, Google Apps, Mural, Otter.ai, Basecamp, and Dedoose software. Familiarity with systems thinking and system dynamics modeling. Ability to work independently, maintain flexibility, manage schedules, meet deadlines, and develop rapport with partners and community

Closing Date: 9/8/2022
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Kuan-Lung Chen,  Senior Research Associate, Resilience Catalysts, CCR
Contact Location: 2175 K Street NW
Suite 200
Washington   DC  20037
United States
Contact Location: 2175 K Street NW
  Suite 200
  Washington   DC  20037
  United States
Contact Phone: 2029942779 
Contact Fax:
Contact Email: danielchen@gwu.edu
Web Address:
How to Apply: Visit the official posting and click "Apply for this job": https://www.gwu.jobs/postings/93253

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