Una multitud de posiciones en política pública científica (Parte I)

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Para los interesados en la intersección de la ciencia y la sociedad... Aca les dejo varios anuncios que me acaban de llegar sobre una diversidad de posiciones en política pública científica, comunicaciones y demás. Varias de estas posiciones son con agencias del gobierno (e.g. NIH, Congreso/Senado) , universidades (e.g. Georgia Tech), organizaciones sin fines de lucro (e.g. Research America!), sociedades profesionales (e.g. American Sociological Assoc) y demás. Algunas buscan PhDs otras solo requiren un bachillerato y un interes científico, asi que vena si hay alguna que les interese. *************************************** Statistician and Data Manager, Institute of Medicine The Institute of Medicine’s Board on Global Health is concerned with advancing the health of populations worldwide. This involves addressing developing country health issues, enhancing the United States role in global health, and addressing health issues that have implications for U.S. health policy. The Board identifies priority issues in these areas and provides evidence-based guidance and recommendations to the U.S. government, international organizations, foundations, and non-governmental organizations. The Board on Global Health is currently seeking two Program Officers with graduate degree in biostatistics, epidemiology, or related field and three years of relevant experience to support a mixed-methods evaluation of U.S. global HIV/AIDS programs implemented under the Lantos – Hyde Reauthorization Act of 2008. Positions will require highly-motivated people with excellent technical skills who can work in a team environment on a range of tasks. These positions in Washington, D.C. will begin in Fall 2010 and last approximately two years. Job responsibilities will include international travel. Full job descriptions and application instructions can be found at: http://www7.nationalacademies.org/careers/ Job # 100205-5 Program Officer (Data Manager/Statistics) Job # 100206-5 Program Officer (Statistics) ************************************* From: Hann, Della (NIH/NIMH) [E] Sent: Monday, October 04, 2010 10:46 AM To: NIH Planning and Evaluation Officers Subject: Vacancy Announcement: GS-14 Inclusion Policy Officer Good Morning, A GS-14 job announcement was posted this morning for the Inclusion Policy Officer, within OER. Please circulate to any interested folks you may know. Scientific Policy Analyst, GS-0601-14 HHS/NIH-2010-3264 10/04/2010 – 10/12/2010 http://jobview.usajobs.gov/GetJob.aspx?JobID=91187304&JobTitle=Scientifi... Best regards, Della Della M. Hann, Ph.D. Acting Deputy Director Office of Extramural Research ************************************ Subject: TFAH job opening: Public Policy Researcher and Writer Please share with your colleagues! Public Policy Researcher and Writer http://healthyamericans.org/pages/?id=30 Trust for America's Health (TFAH), seeks a Public Policy Researcher and Writer to conduct public health research projects and write policy reports. Candidates should have demonstrable quantitative and qualitative research skills and experience writing effectively for policy audiences. Must be able to multi-task and work on simultaneous projects with input from other staff and outside consultants. TFAH is a national non-profit organization dedicated to advocating for the improvement of the nation's public health system. Some key areas of research concentration at TFAH include pandemic flu preparedness, public health and bioterrorism preparedness, nutrition, physical activity, and obesity policy, and public health budgets. Position reports to Director of Public Affairs. Minimum Qualifications: Minimum five years research and writing experience. An advanced degree in policy research is preferred. Desired Experience/Skills:  Strong qualitative research skills  Fundamental quantitative research skills  Exceptional written communication skills with the ability to write for a federal policy audience  Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects  Knowledge of public health policy issues and ability to stay current on new public health research and policy developments  Ability to translate science and technical issues to general audiences  Self-starter and ability to work independently  High level of attention to detail  Willingness to be part of team Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications. To apply: Send resume, cover letter, and salary history via e-mail to info@tfah.org. Due to a high volume of applicants, only successful candidates will be contacted. Trust for America's Health is an equal opportunity employer. ************************************** Research!America http://www.researchamerica.org/job_program_manager_globalhealthrd Position Program Manager, Global Health R&D Advocacy Research!America Job Summary Research!America is seeking a Program Manager to manage an innovative global health R&D advocacy effort. The Program Manager, Global Health R&D Advocacy is a full-time, exempt position and reports to the Director, Global Health R&D Advocacy. The Program Manager provides day-to-day project management and coordination of a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation-supported national advocacy effort to increase support for the U.S. investment in global health R&D with a goal to build congressional champions (applying a domestic-based approach centered on research funding needs rather than health delivery). The Program Manager supports the Director to accomplish the deliverables as identified and has the opportunity to contribute strategically and develop leadership skills. The Program Manager will provide guidance for a shared support staff person and an intern as per the grant, and works with appropriate vendors and partners. Responsibilities include: • Provide day-to-day management of the organization’s global health R&D advocacy efforts as part of Research!America’s Paul G. Rogers Society for Global Health Research. • Work directly with high-level members of the global health community, esteemed global health researchers, U.S. policy makers and their staff. • Plan and execute Capitol Hill briefings, high-level salon dinners and other events with global health community partners. • Lead development and research of state-based economic profiles and federal agency fact sheets on the value and importance of GHR&D domestically. • Work with internal and external communications and PR consultants on message development and delivery; utilize public opinion polling in support of greater U.S. investment in global health R&D. • Provide technical and writing support for grant management and reporting. • Identify and proactively seek out information to make the case showcasing the value of U.S. investment in global health R&D. • Establish and maintain relationships with traditional and non-traditional U.S. actors in global health R&D arena. • Contribute to global and public health R&D advocacy-related content on the organization’s website. Qualifications The ideal candidate will possess: • Professional interest and a minimum of 5-7 years government relations, public policy and/or advocacy experience in global health/research or health-related field and bachelor’s degree in related field • OR • Minimum 3-5 years experience as stated above and master’s degree in public health, public policy, public administration or a related field, preferably in combination with strong communications training and/or experience; • Ability to successfully engage and enable high-level researchers and actors in global health community on domestic front; • Demonstrated understanding of the medical and health research enterprise broadly, or public health and global health research specifically, and the health policy landscape; • Ability to anticipate, initiate and/or manage rapid communications outreach to public health and global health research stakeholders, including the media, members, policy makers and opinion leaders; • Ability to independently manage multiple projects and anticipate and meet all deadlines in a fast-paced environment; • Ability to build and maintain interpersonal relationships; • Excellent oral and written communication skills; • Budget management experience and accountability, and • Ability to travel (limited). Salary and Benefits: Salary commensurate with experience. Research!America offers a competitive salary and benefit package. To Apply (no phone calls, please): E-mail resume and cover letter to hr@researchamerica.org by COB Monday, October 4, 2010.

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