The Fitzhugh Mullan Institute for Health Workforce Equity (Mullan Institute) at the George Washington University, is a university-wide initiative to strengthen health workforce policies in the United States and around the world. The Mullan Institute is housed in the Department of Health Policy and Management and its members represent the Milken Institute School of Public Health, School of Nursing, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, School of Business, Graduate School of Education & Human Development, and the Trachtenberg School of Public Policy & Public Administration.
The Institute Associate provides coordination, program management, and research support for the Mullan Institute. This position performs research and provides enhanced support to research centers/institutes at the university, to include data collection, annotation, report generation, and outreach. This position typically reviews, summarizes, and analyzes academic research, creates presentation materials, drafts reports, and develops research proposals for grants. This role performs tasks in support of the day-to-day running of the coordinating center/institute, including administration and logistics, maintenance of study documents, assistance with data quality procedures, and interaction with the coordinating center/institute staff, as well as the national study group. The position typically assists in evaluating research methods, procedures, and techniques based on established objectives.
Providing project management for designated projects;
Presenting project results to funders and other external parties;
Supporting faculty researchers in planning and designing research
Performing administrative and managerial research work;
Serving as the lead methodologist on assigned projects;
Using qualitative methods to collect, analyze, and report data
Conducting systematic literature reviews;
Summarizing results for inclusion in scientific and clientele oriented publications;
Writing of technical publications and reports;
Supervising junior staff;
Performs other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.
Qualified candidates will hold a BA/BS in a related discipline. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position.
An MPH or equivalent degree in health policy, public policy, or health administration;
Significant knowledge and understanding of research methodology including study design, IRB protocol review, study implementation, data collection, data analysis, and the write up of results;
Expertise in STATA and SAS
Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills;
Strong background and interest in health policy, public policy, or health administration;
Strong attention to detail
Ability to work well both independently and in a team setting.