Post-Doctoral Fellow for the Willows Project

Cambridge, Massachusetts (US)
07 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
05 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Post-Doctoral Fellow for the Willows Project
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Global Health and Population (GHP)
Position Description

The Willows Reproductive Health Research Project in the Department of Global Health and Population at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health invites applications from candidates for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow position from October 15, 2017. The project is planned to run for six years. Appointments will initially be for one year with the potential for renewal.

The successful candidate will contribute to research evaluating the implementation and impact of Reproductive Health Programs in treatment and control sties in Ghana, Pakistan, Tanzania and Turkey. The work will involve designing data collection instruments, monitoring data collection and quality in the field; and analyzing quantitative and qualitative data.

Working under the guidance of Principal Research Scientist Iqbal Shah and Professor David Canning, the Fellows/Associates will be expected to participate actively in research, writing, and the dissemination of results.

Basic Qualifications

Candidates should hold a doctoral degree in a relevant field, such as global health, demography, economics, sociology, or epidemiology. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated excellence in research in program evaluation.

Applicants for the Research Associate position should have a record of publications showing their potential for scholarship and will usually have completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship or equivalent experience.

Additional Qualifications

Experience of primary data collection, particularly in the countries to be studied, and familiarity with reproductive health and family planning programs is desirable. Expertise in either qualitative or quantitative methods or, preferably, in both is desirable.

Special Instructions

These positions will be a term appointment from October 15, 2017 for one year with the potential for renewal.

Contact Information

Laura Campagna

Contact Email lcampagn@hsph.harvard.edu 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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Applicant Documents Required Documents

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Publication
  4. Transcript

Optional Documents

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