The HEALTH Research Institute is currently seeking motivated and passionate individuals to join our team! If you have experience with health equity sciences, and are interested in working with underserved populations and increasing public health awareness, then you’re just who we’re looking for. Apply today!
- This position will be housed in the Community Engagement Core that is executed by the NIH/NIMHD funded Research Centers in Minority Institutions (RCMI) U54: HEALTH Center for Addictions Research and Cancer Prevention. The RCMI is advancing strategies for addressing health disparities in undeserved communities by going from bench science to translational research to dissemination and implementation.
Looking for an employee with experience building collaborations with community-based organizations, faith-based organizations, service providers, and other stakeholders that can advance strategies for addressing community-identified health challenges. A strong candidate would work well with a diverse team in the execution of tasks as part of a national center in addictions and cancer prevention. Necessary qualifications for success in this position are the capacity to build and sustain new partnerships, meticulous attention to detail in written work, the ability to multi-task between assignments (i.e. organizational skills), and excellent communication skills (e.g., ensuring the team is informed of progress on assigned tasks).
- Provides expertise in support of research projects in social science, behavioral science, or humanities, including psychology, sociology, education, etc. Performs advanced testing procedures, data collection, and analysis. Prepares reports. May work with human subjects and contribute to grant proposal development. Ensures experiments are performed according to specifications. May make recommendations to changes in procedure, processes, or experimental design. May prepare and/or edit research papers, proposals and reports.Understands and applies broad theoretical concepts. Develops understanding of relationships among differing fields of specialization. Develops leadership and management skills.
- The Program Manager will manage the NIH/NIMHD-funded Research Centers in Minority Institutions (RCMI) U54 housed in the HEALTH Research Institute. The RCMI will address chronic health disparities in minority communities by going from bench science to translational research, and dissemination to implementation.