Associate Research Scientist

The mission of the Global Health Leadership Institute (GHLI) at Yale is to develop the next generation of global health leaders at Yale and around the world through innovative educational and research programs to strengthen health systems and ensure health equity and quality of care for all. GHLI works with health professionals in leadership roles to improve the performance of health systems through education, the development of key management systems and quality improvement programs, and applied research.

GHLI seeks an Associate Research Scientist (ARS), with an appointment in the Yale School of Public Health to support this mission.

Key Responsibilities
The selected candidate will work with multidisciplinary teams to: 1) plan and oversee protocols and analyses for qualitative and quantitative data including multivariate analysis, and varied types of studies; 2) provide consultation and collaboration on study design, implementation, analysis for qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods studies, including program evaluation; 3) work independently in research and collaborate on grant writing, leading grants as needed; 4) prepare, co-author, and lead manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals and empirically-based reports to policymakers and practitioners. The position will require domestic and international travel.

Applicants should have a doctoral degree in public health, health services, sociology, psychology or a related field by the start of appointment. Qualifications will also include knowledge and experience in study design; data collection, management and analysis for a wide range of qualitative and quantitative studies; ability to work independently on multiple projects with a range of investigators across a variety of disciplines and cultures; proficiency with computer software including SAS and Atlas.ti; and excellent oral and written communication skills. 

Review of applications will commence on September 10, 2013 and will continue until a successful candidate is identified.  Applicants are asked to prepare a single PDF file that contains a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, and contact information for three references. For additional information and inquiries, and to submit an application, please contact:

Maria Mulligan, Director of US Programs, GHLI

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Yale University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.  Yale values diversity in its faculty, students, and staff and especially welcomes applications from women and underrepresented minorities.