| || 47381BR |
| || Research Analyst |
| || 6257 Research Data Analyst III |
| || Mission Hall - Mission Bay |
| || Global Health Sciences |
| || Monday – Friday; 9:00 am - 5:00 pm |
| || Days |
| || 8 Hours |
| || JOB OVERVIEW
The Research Analyst will work closely with the Deputy Director of Programs, the Associate Deputy Director of Programs, and Program Managers on projects funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other funders. The Research Analyst will also provide project oversight / technical advice on a number of Strategic Information (SI) projects, including managing operational and administrative issues relevant to various projects.
Specifically, the Research Analyst will be responsible for technical and analytical advice / support / assistance in (SI) and data use activities in GSI’s partnering countries.
The Research Analyst’s main role will be to provide technical input and analytical support across three main SI-related activities, namely 1) Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) and Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission (PMTCT) Cascade Analyses (2) Data Quality Improvement (DQI) Projects, and (3) other SI-related projects in the UCSF-GSI portfolio. Specifically, the Research Analyst will provide expertise in the tailored design and development of monitoring and evaluation (M&E) frameworks, logic models, and strategic information systems; monitor trends and indicators relevant to the PEPFAR Phase 3.0 - Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting (MER) framework, as well as produce regular reports about these indicators for CDC. The Research Analyst will be expected to propose solutions on data use of required indicators; develop training materials / tools and implement practical training for various target audiences related to monitoring and evaluation and data use activities; provide support to the development of various national M&E plans allowing for the integration of data use into existing frameworks and data reporting systems; and co-facilitate international training workshops.
Please note: This is a full time one year contract position starting from the date of hire, with possibility of extension based on funding.
GLOBAL HEALTH SCIENCES
UCSF Global Health Sciences (GHS) is dedicated to improving health and reducing the burden of disease in the world’s most vulnerable populations. It integrates UCSF expertise in all of the health, social, and biological sciences, and focuses that expertise on pressing issues in global health. GHS works with partners in countries throughout the world to achieve these aims. GHS seeks to improve health worldwide, especially in developing countries, through research that informs policy.
Global Strategic Information (GSI), a group within UCSF Global Health Sciences (GHS), seeks to improve health worldwide, especially in developing countries, through research that informs policy. The research is part of a broader mission to advance the welfare of vulnerable populations in California, the United States, and abroad, through education, advocacy, and research. GSI has several projects funded through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the US State Department’s Office of the Global AIDS Coordinator (OGAC) as part of the Presidents Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the World Health Organization (WHO).
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.
| || • Bachelor's degree in public health and three to five years of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience / training
• Prior experience working with the Presidents Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)
• Experience living and working in a developing country and working in a cross cultural context; planning, coordination, and prioritization of tasks related to program management
• Experience managing projects and effectively prioritizing tasks to meet competing deadlines
• Educational background and job-related experience in public health, international health, epidemiology, statistics, or program management
• Able to manage work independently and effectively in projects with stakeholders across various time zones, with general direction of senior management
• Superior written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to travel 30% of the year to international settings
Note: Fingerprinting and background check required. Effective March 13, 2017, all final candidate(s) for employment are required to undergo a background check.
| || • Graduate degree in public health and / or equivalent experience / training
• Job-related experience in data use, and project coordination in order to perform effectively
• Background in international HIV/AIDS research and/or program implementation
• Experience with statistical software (SAS, SPSS, STATA, or R)
• Able to interact effectively with a broad range of project members, including investigators, statisticians, programmers and administrative staff, international collaborators, as well as with CDC and WHO personnel
• Experience in the process of writing and coordination of grants
• Familiarity with budgetary policies of CDC
• Experience with Program Monitoring and Evaluation
• French language skills: conversational or higher
| || n/a |
| || Full Time |
| || 100% |
| || The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. |