JOB DESCRIPTION: We are seeking a candidate with advanced knowledge of research methodology and techniques to manage a complex NIH-funded randomized trial on the health impacts of a large community water supply project in Mozambique. Supports development of and adherence to laboratory and field protocols related to water quality testing, environmental sampling, household surveys, biological sampling. Coordinates various aspects of the study and determines how research methodologies or tools must be modified. Ensures compliance to ethical review board approvals. Oversees relationships with in-country collaborators and field staff. Ensures that study data and systems are maintained and accurately documented. Develops reports to assess or monitor study performance and treatment results. Analyzes data, identifies data discrepancies and researches and identifies causes. May perform statistical analysis of numerical data. Coordinates and conducts meetings and presentations. Collaborates on writing reports and papers. Assists in the preparation of tables, graphs and manuscripts for publication and presentation. May design and develop databases related to specific programs at the request of supervisor and/or Principal Investigators. Performs related responsibilities as required.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Master's degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Sociology, and Psychology or related discipline and two years of professional level research experience, OR equivalent combination of experience, education, and training. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Potential start date is March 1st, 2019. Extended stays in Mozambique required. Portuguese fluency a strong plus.
Under the supervision of the PIs, the Research Manager will: