United States of America: Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Research Analyst

Organization: Global Health Corps
Country: United States of America
Closing date: 18 Jan 2017

Position Overview:

The Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Research Analyst provides critical research and knowledge management support in the development and implementation of CHANGE’s policy advocacy. The Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Research Analyst will support CHANGE’s institutional knowledge on key sexual and reproductive health and rights issues, and identify opportunities for further research to support CHANGE’s advocacy agenda. This position will report to the Director of Research and work closely with CHANGE’s policy team. In coordination with the Director of Research, the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Research Analyst will conduct a literature review for one of CHANGE’s flagship publications exploring either a policy in depth, or accessing the depth and breadth of a policy or program commitment across U.S. foreign assistance. S/he will also be responsible for writing the research section of the annual publication. CHANGE’s first two flagship publications were written by a legal fellow and a consultant. They are yearlong projects that require the capacity of a full-time researcher.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct literature review and stakeholder interviews for a CHANGE’s annual flagship Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights publication
  • Work with the Director of Research to create qualitative research protocol for an international fact-finding trip
  • Manage critical areas of technical and policy research relevant to CHANGE’s advocacy agenda on sexual and reproductive health and rights, including HIV, family planning, and maternal health
  • Track and summarize reports, articles, and publications from peer reviewed journals, key institutions, and nongovernmental organizations that reflect important trends and evidence in CHANGE’s sphere
  • Provide up-to-date data to CHANGE’s staff for use in CHANGE’s analysis and communications, and ensure accuracy of evidence cited in CHANGE publications
  • Maintain Dropbox research database
  • International travel as needed

Desired Skills and Experience:
Items indicated with an asterisk (*) are required

  • Master’s degree in public health or related field*
  • Excellent research and analytical skills*
  • Minimum three years of experience in related field: sexual and reproductive health and rights, women’s rights, and/or public health
  • Passion for data; ability to translate complex public health research into effective advocacy messages that target legislative and executive branch
  • A demonstrated commitment to women’s rights and public health and a strong commitment to the organization’s mission and to high-level performance are essential
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Familiarity with all Microsoft application software

How to apply:

To apply to this position click here: http://ghcorps.org/fellows/apply-to-be-a-fellow/application/

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