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Job Title: Global Health Research Scientist
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Organization: Massachusetts General Hospital, Division of Global Health and Human Rights
Posted: 9/4/2017
Type: Full-Time
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Number of Openings: 1
Location: Boston,  MA    USA
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Position Description: We are seeking a Global Health Scientist to work in collaboration with the Division Chief, Director of Operations, and other Division faculty and staff, to lead and support all aspects of the Division’s research activities. Specific Responsibilities: • Fully understand and participate in developing the vision, strategy and research agenda as Division activities proceed forward • Guide, manage, and support all aspects of the Division’s research efforts • Assume a vital role in all aspects of the Division’s grant applications including grant writing • Assume a vital role in all aspects of the Division’s scholarly outputs; undertake all appropriate statistical analyses to support the research • Provide close mentorship to the Division’s global health fellows, post- doctoral students, medical and other graduate and undergraduate students, and staff • Develop a GHHR research educational program • Supervise staff to ensure appropriate training and high quality of research • In conjunction with the Division’s administrative/research staff: - Oversee the status and progress of all the Division’s IRBs; - Track and facilitate the progress of the Division’s various research projects to ensure on-time completion and publication; - Keep the Division’s research matrix up to date on latest activities; - Facilitate and help track the Division’s academic accomplishments, including publications, abstracts, presentations, chapters, books, etc. • Travel nationally and internationally to support the Division’s research efforts • Collaborate on projects/studies and coordinate efforts, as appropriate, with other program/research staff and in- country partners

Qualifications: • Advanced degree, PhD or advanced study in health-related field, with six years or more of experience and subject matter expertise in Global Health and research methodology • Evidence of prior high-quality, original academic writing, and background in analysis and interpretation of relevant data, research, and literature • Proficient qualitative and quantitative research skills • Knowledge of and experience with grant writing • Track record of scholarly publications • Proven leadership and team- building skills • Ability to conduct and provide direction/guidance on global health research studies • Ability to lead, teach, mentor and inspire others • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including comfort with giving small and large audience presentations • Experience with operations research preferred • Ability to work with multi- disciplinary and culturally diverse staff/partners • Proven strong work ethic with high standards in terms of quality of work, attention to detail, strong organization skills, and commitment to task completion

Organization Description: The mission of the MGH Department of Emergency Medicine’s Division of Global Health and Human Rights is to care for the world’s most vulnerable by incubating, developing and accelerating innovative solutions to intractable challenges confronting the poor. We employ a unique approach of blending scientific rigor and action in order to catalyze and develop solutions that transform population health in resource-limited settings, and thereby improve the lives of the poor and vulnerable.

Closing Date: 12/4/2017
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Contact Name: Alicia Lightbourne,  Global Health Research Scientist
Contact Location: 125 Nashua St
Suite 910
Boston   MA  02114
United States
Contact Location: 125 Nashua St
  Suite 910
  Boston   MA  02114
  United States
Contact Phone: 6176438442 
Contact Fax:
Contact Email: alightbourne@mgh.harvard.edu
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How to Apply: If interested, please send your CV/resume and cover letter to Daniela Suarez-Rebling at dsuarez-rebling@mgh.harvard.edu.

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Web Site Delete Date: 12/4/2017