We are looking for an individual to serve as a strategic communication and behavior change researcher/evaluator. The Health Program, which focuses on domestic US health issues, public health and health care is headquartered in Silver Spring, MD, with offices in Washington DC, Chapel Hill, San Mateo and Atlanta. For more information contact Jang Kim at temp...air.org, or go here to apply, or make a referral.
Associate Agent Nutrition Educator and Project Leader with the Cooperative Extension Service, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA. Open until filled.
Job posting and application instructions here; if link does not work search for the position number: 117720. . About: This is a 12 month, term appointment. Full-time. The position is part of the Food Supplement Nutrition Education program (FSNE) conducted by the University of Maryland Extension. The educator will deliver nutrition education programs to low income residents in the mid shore counties on the Maryland Eastern Shore with emphasis on reaching food stamp recipients.
Professor (Level E) Exercise, Health, and Physical Activity at the University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia. Deadline: March 18, 2012.
About: The Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Sydney is the largest and most comprehensive grouping of allied health professions, researchers and teachers within Australia. The faculty is a world leader in health sciences and allied health research and education.
Program Manager at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation
About: The W.K. Kellogg Foundation is a leading philanthropic force helping communities create the conditions children need to thrive and the nation’s fifth largest foundation. A key member of the program team, the Program Manager will work to coordinate and support internal grant making operations including grant processing and tracking, research, reporting, and data management. S/he will serve as an internal liaison to: maintain program alignment, integration, and aggregated learning opportunities; ensure compliance; and provide technical support to grantees and senior programming staff. In addition, the Program Manager will provide exceptional customer service, both internally and externally, and will be a proactive and responsive leader with exceptional communication, relationship building, and analytical skills. The successful candidate will demonstrate consistency and diplomacy in handling complex professional situations and in interacting with broad and diverse audiences, and will adapt quickly to shifting priorities.
Director of Research/Executive Director at UCSF Center for Translational and Policy Research on Personalized Medicine (TRANSPERS), San Francisco, CA.
This position will serve as the Director of Research/Executive Director for TRANSPERS research as well as related research on adoption of new technologies, health services research, and health policy. Launched in 2008, TRANSPERS is a first-of-its-kind research center dedicated to developing evidence-based information for patients, providers, industry, researchers and policymakers to objectively assess how personalized medicine can be most beneficial and efficient in improving health outcomes. The goal of the TRANSPERS Center is to advance the translational continuum for personalized medicine to ensure that new personalized medicine technologies can be used most beneficially and efficiently in clinical care. To date, TRANSPERS has received over $10 million in funding via awards from the National Cancer Institute, National Human Genome Research Institute, the Blue Shield of California Foundation, the Aetna Foundation and the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and continues to focus on bringing together a broad spectrum of stakeholders from academia, government and groups representing patients, providers and payers.
About: The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation seeks associate-level professional staff in various positions across the organization. Associates are professional staff members who work closely with team members to facilitate and support the work of the team by: conducting project and related research, working with key experts, grantees and applicants to develop strategies and action plans to fulfill the team’s objective, and assisting in designing and implementing new initiatives, evaluating proposals, monitoring programs and grants, and monitor communications strategies, projects and grants. Successful candidates will have strong communication skills (written and verbal); research and analytic skills; and project management skills. As with staff at all levels of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, program associates are expected to demonstrate a passionate commitment to the Foundation’s mission of improving health and health care for all Americans and to the guiding principles and promise that support that mission.
About: HMS Center for Health Innovation is currently recruiting for a Resource Development Specialist. The emphasis of the position is on grant proposal writing and grants management. Strong writing, analytical, and organizational skills are a must. The on-line job description posting and application forms can be found here