16 January , 2019 at 12:00PM (noon) EST.
Washington, DC, The USA.
High-impact and demand-driven roles in global health
Global Health Corps is building the next generation of diverse health leaders. We offer a range of paid fellowship roles with health organizations in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the United States, and Zambia and the opportunity to develop as a transformative leader in the health equity movement. Everyone has a role to play in the health equity movement
The Global Health Quantitative Researcher will have the opportunity to gain experience in implementation research by assisting senior researchers with quantitative data analysis and synthesis of research at Population Council, a world-leading reproductive health and social behavior research institution. The fellow will coordinate with Population Council staff both in Washington, DC and virtually with country offices (e.g. Nigeria, Zambia, Kenya, and Bangladesh) to focus on one or two specific areas of interest analyzing data with the goal of presenting research findings and submitting a manuscript for peer review in a scientific journal.
Opportunity Focus Areas:
- Data Analysis / Statistics.
- Monitoring and Evaluation / Quality Improvement.
ALL WORLD COUNTRIES.
Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required
- Bachelor’s degree*
- Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in epidemiology, social sciences, public policy, monitoring and evaluation, statistics, or related field
- Demonstrated project management skills with the ability to ensure internal and external collaborators achieve a time-bound goal or project*
- Experience conducting research and translating findings into deliverables like reports or summaries*
- Experience with analytic software packages such as Stata (preferred) or SPSS*
- Experience working with a team on client service oriented projects*
- Good scientific writing skills, including familiarity with the peer review process
- Professional experience or academic coursework related to maternal and newborn health
- Ability to learn on the job
- Strong understanding of statistical methods/analysis
- Willingness to take initiative and work with inspiration and minimal direction once projects are agreed and assigned, self-starter and a strategic thinker, analytical and creative
- Ability to work independently and under pressure
- Ability to function well in a diverse, cross-cultural work environment
- Demonstrated interest in work that is focused on the rights of childbearing women and a commitment to public health
Note: Applicants who do not have legal visitor status in the U.S. and will need to be sponsored for a J-1 visa are required to have about two years of cumulative work, volunteering, or internship experience.
- Living Stipend: The living stipend amount is pre-tax for US-based fellows. The monthly stipend in the US is $1140.
- Completion Award: Fellows who complete the entire fellowship year in good standing and participate in the End of Year Retreat are eligible for the $1500 completion award.
- Housing: GHC will secure temporary housing for fellows in their placement city for a period of three weeks during the month of July 2019. This temporary housing allows fellows time to find their own permanent housing. Each fellow will also receive a one-time $500 allowance with the July living stipend payment to support any initial costs associated with identifying, securing and/or furnishing their permanent housing. For the period beginning August 1, 2019, fellows are provided housing stipends to defray monthly housing and utilities costs. Depending on the fellow’s choice of housing, the monthly housing stipend may not fully cover all costs incurred.
- Insurance: Fellows receive medical insurance from Blue Cross Blue Shield which provides comprehensive global benefits with medical assistance services.
- Visa: For any international fellows who do not already have a visa, GHC partners with Atlas Corps to sponsor and support them to submit a J-1 visa application.
- Travel: Global Health Corps handles all travel logistics or provides an equitable travel stipend to all fellows for Training Institute, quarterly workshops, and the End of Year Retreat.
- Professional Development: Fellows are eligible to apply for up to $600 USD during the fellowship year from the GHC Professional Development Fund in order to pursue study or activities that contribute to their professional development.
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3- Previous experience.
7- Personal Essays.
8- Recommendation Form.
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This Scholarship Published by:
” Suhayla Hamed/ Egypt “
Reviewed by” Hend Younis / Egypt ”
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