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Are You an HBCU Grad with a Background in Public Health and Policy? This FULL TIME POSITION is for YOU! (900 hits)


The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) is looking to hire an HBCU grad to fill its Assistant Professor WOT, Gender Equality and Behavioral Determinants of Health position.

IHME is an independent research organization that produces cutting-edge scientific and policy-relevant quantitative evidence for use by policymakers, donors, and other stakeholders. Based at the University of Washington, IHME’s ongoing work provides high-quality measurement of the world’s major health problems, assesses how these problems are being addressed, and identifies how best to dedicate resources to maximize health improvement. IHME’s approach maximizes cross-disciplinary, quantitative analytic approaches, and methods aimed at incorporating all relevant data in order to produce policy-relevant results using ground-breaking science.

The Assistant Professor will be a leading member of a research team focusing on developing metrics for gender equality in health and behavioral determinants of health. This team will bring expertise in health metrics to the field for gender equality in health to produce rigorous, actionable evidence that will support decisions and actions to improve gender equality globally. The incumbent will spearhead the analytical work to create a gender equality index for health, explore the social barriers to gender equality in health and the way that unique drivers impact gender equality in health. The incumbent will also work on behavioral risk factors including contributions to improvements in the measurement of gender-based violence (GBV) and tobacco and implications on health outcomes for the Global Burden of Disease Study. This area of work is also going to expand to measuring the gender inequities related to gender-based violence as well as primary and second-hand smoking.

Qualifications & Requirements
The successful applicants will have an MD, Ph.D., or foreign equivalent in medicine, epidemiology, population health, health metrics, biostatistics, public health, statistics, health informatics, health economics, health policy, or another relevant subject. The successful applicant will have a proven record of quantitative research in health metrics including statistical modeling using and synthesizing multiple and large data sets.

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Posted By: Kennedy Williams
Friday, January 8th 2021 at 5:13PM
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