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Job Title: Director, Research
Job Number:
Organization: Truth Initiative
Posted: 6/16/2022
Type: Full-Time
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Washington,  DC   
Position Description: The Director, Research will implement and oversee tobacco control policy research for the Schroeder Institute (SI).


Oversee a portfolio of internally funded policy research projects; Identify and manage strategic partnerships/collaborations around priority areas for the organization; Identify new internal project opportunities that move the SI research agenda forward; Lead research activities, including selecting and refining study measures, developing and implementing surveys, overseeing quality control of data collection, developing analysis plans and preparing summaries of findings; Make recommendations for improvements and efficiencies to the research process; Work and guide other departments in projects, initiatives, and reports to further Truth Initiative’s mission; Lead and co-author manuscripts for peer- review publications; Collaborate with external partners to submit grant/contract applications; if funded participate as grant collaborators/sub- awardees Ensure that SI resources and funds are effectively and efficiently managed; Present research findings at conferences and meetings; Identify strategic opportunities and outlets to share Truth Initiative research; Manage a team of staff including those supervising other staff to perform projects and tasks mentioned above; and Participate as a member of the leadership team for SI.


The ideal candidate must have a doctorate in public health, health policy, psychology, communications, or a related field with a least 5 years of post-doctoral research experience. The candidate must also have an interest in tobacco control research and a history of peer-reviewed publications. Previous experience in project management and supervision of staff is required; a solid background in research methodology, health behavior change theory and practice is preferred. Excellent communication skills, with a focus on writing ability, are essential. The candidate must be able to work independently as well as collaboratively. Attention to detail in a fast-paced environment is essential. COMPENSATION PACKAGE:

Salary is competitive based on experience with EXCELLENT benefits.

Interested applicants should submit their resume to:


Human Resources

Attn: Director, Research

900 G Street, NW

Fourth Floor

Washington, DC 20001

Fax: 202.204.5214

No telephone calls please.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status or disability.


Organization Description:

Closing Date: 9/16/2022
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Diana Romano,  Senior Human Resources Associate
Contact Location:

Washington   DC  
United States
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  Washington   DC  
  United States
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How to Apply: Please apply via our company website: QXf/Director-Research

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