Job Posting: Public Health Analyst at RTI International

RTI’s Community and Workplace Health Program has an opening for a PhD-level Research Public Health Analyst. Candidates with primary research interests in workforce development for the health/public health workforce, or occupational health/worker health and safety are encouraged to apply.  

The preferred locations for this position are Research Triangle Park, NC, Atlanta, GA, or Washington, DC.  

Responsibilities

  • Contribute to business development by leading proposals or writing proposal sections related to the development and evaluation of workforce development for the health/public health workforce and occupational health/worker health and safety initiatives. 
  • Lead mid-size projects (<$1 million) or tasks on large complex projects. 
  • Manage project/task budgets in collaboration with financial analysts.
  • Communicate effectively with clients to plan and execute evaluations that meet clients’ needs and fulfill contract requirements. 
  • Identify and apply appropriate evaluation, workforce development, or occupational health/worker health and safety frameworks to guide project planning and implementation.
  • Provide guidance and oversight to RTI project staff and subcontractors on project methods and work products. 
  • Lead qualitative or quantitative data collection and analysis tasks. Qualitative tasks may include site visits, key informant interviews, document review, and deductive and inductive coding, and thematic analysis. Quantitative tasks may include survey development and administration, descriptive statistical analysis of program administrative data, and cross-sectional or longitudinal analysis of deidentified employer and/or employee data. 
  • Manage quality control processes for projects/tasks to ensure delivery of first-rate work products.
  • Lead the development of project deliverables in collaboration with the client and RTI project team, including reports, briefs, infographics, manuscripts, conference abstracts and posters or presentation slides, and toolkits or guidance documents for clients’ funded programs. 
     

Minimum Qualifications 

  • PhD in sociology, industrial and organizational psychology, public health, or a related field and at least one year of relevant experience; or a Master’s degree in sociology, industrial and organizational psychology, public health, or a related field and at least six years of relevant experience.
  • Experience with workforce development for the health/public health workforce or occupational health/worker health and safety initiatives. 
  • Experience managing projects, including staff and budget management.
  • Demonstrated program evaluation skills. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with demonstrated capability to present evaluation work at national conferences or publish evaluation work in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Good attention to detail and ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment with staff in different geographic locations and with a range of education and experience levels.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and presentation software.
  • To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with analysis software (e.g., NVivo for qualitative analysis or SAS, SPSS, STATA, or R for quantitative analysis) is preferred.

Apply to the position here.

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