Research Associate/Scientist of Resource Tracking and Management project in India and Ethiopia (US b

Updated: 6 months ago
Location: Cambridge, MASSACHUSETTS

Make several short-medium length trips annually to Ethiopia and India (position entails up to 30% travel) to work with field staff and oversee project implementation

Harvard University seeks to find, develop, promote, and retain the world's best scholars. Harvard is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged.

School:  Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Department:  Global Health and Population

Job Requirements:  

Doctoral qualification in health systems, health financing, global health, public finance, or related field. Research Scientist level requires at least two years applied experience beyond doctorate. Applicants should have a demonstrated ability to conduct collaborative and methodological research and work independently in the design, conduct, monitoring and analysis of research studies and interventions. Applicants should also demonstrate strong quantitative and communication skills and have interest in assuming a leadership role.

Additional Requirements:  

A background in public or health economics, health care delivery, health care financing, and/or health systems development in low-income countries. Prior field research experience related to health financing or public financing in low-income settings desirable. Substantial experience in applied research and research administration. Strong writing skills and exceptional oral and written communication skills. Ability to represent the Principal Investigator and the Project with external constituents, including the donor, international organizations, peer institutions, and Ethiopian and Indian government bodies. Ability to travel and work independently required. Excellent problem solving, communication, supervisory, and organizational skills. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated success leading collaborative projects and achieving exceptional project results. He/she will have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to support and collaborate with diverse partners in a positive and productive partnership.

Equal Opportunity Employer:  We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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