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Job Title: Research Associate
Job Number:
Organization: Get Healthy Philly, Philadelphia Dept of Public Health
Posted: 7/19/2017
Type: Full-Time
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Philadelphia,  PA   
Position Description: The employee in this position will work on data analysis and evaluation activities to support a number of physical activity, healthy eating, and tobacco control activities. These include population health approaches to reducing sodium, limiting exposure to tobacco and secondhand smoke, encouraging healthy foods in Philadelphia hospitals, supporting procurement of healthier foods for congregate meals served by city departments, increasing water access and appeal, and supporting the development of new low-sodium food products.

Qualifications: REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS 1.Completion of a Master’s or advanced degree in epidemiology, biostatistics, quantitative methodology, public health, public policy, social or behavioral sciences or related field from an accredited college or university.


Any equivalent combination of education and experience determined to be acceptable by the Department of Public Health. 1.Three to five years of work experience in research, data analysis, and evaluation. 2.Intermediate to advanced level professional or academic experience in data analysis, including relevant statistical software experience such as R (preferred), SAS, SPSS, Stata, or GIS.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS •Public health research and data analysis experience

Organization Description: This position is to provide support to the Research and Evaluation Team of Get Healthy Philly, an initiative that aims to reduce chronic diseases related to smoking, unhealthy eating, and lack of physical activity. The person in this position will work closely with two research and evaluation associates and a geospatial analyst. The position will report to the Director of Research and Evaluation. The employee in this position is responsible for all aspects related to data analysis, research, and evaluation, including: literature research; data collection, preparation, and presentation; statistical analysis, and project management related to evaluation activities.

Closing Date: 10/19/2017
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: La Tanya Brown,  Research Associate
Contact Location: 1101 Market St., 9th floor
1101 Market St., 9th floor
United States
Contact Location: 1101 Market St., 9th floor
  1101 Market St., 9th floor
  United States
Contact Phone: 2156855684 
Contact Fax: 2156855666
Contact Email:
Web Address:
How to Apply: Please submit resume and cover letter to La Tanya Brown at the email listed.

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Web Site Delete Date: 10/19/2017