Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Applicants should include a cover letter highlighting experience working with youth, a resume, writing sample, and a list of three references who can comment on the applicant’s suitability for this position.
This position will support the work of a the UNC/Emory Center for Innovative Technology (iTech), which is part of the Adolescent Medicine Trials Network for HIV/AIDS Interventions. iTech is looking for a highly skilled, self-motivated Coordinator. iTech projects are related to addressing HIV disparities through technology-based interventions across the HIV prevention and care continuum for youth across the United States. The Coordinator will develop with study team a range of dissemination products such as webinars, short stories for social media, infographics, and peer-reviewed manuscripts. The Coordinator will oversee a social media presence for dissemination of research findings. The Coordinator will work closely with the Dissemination Group Co-Leads, Dissemination Workgroup, and iTech investigators and staff to analyze data and create a range of dissemination products of iTech projects. This position is term-limited for 1 year of grant funding with the possibility of renewal.
About the iTech Dissemination Group: iTech is dedicated to addressing HIV disparities by developing and evaluating technology-based interventions across the HIV prevention and care continuum for at-risk youth and youth living with HIV in the United States. Taking a public health approach, the iTech Dissemination Group focuses on three main objectives: (1) producing knowledge (research), (2) distributing knowledge (dissemination), and (3) using knowledge (practice). The iTech Dissemination Group serves as a resource for iTech teams to create and dissemination research findings to a range of key stakeholders, including but not limited to study participants, youth audiences, community health centers, local health departments, federal funding agencies, and the scientific community.
About the Department: Driven by a shared passion for affecting lasting change, the faculty, students and staff in the Department of Health Behavior and Health Education work in the pursuit of an equitable, healthy future for all. Turning theory and research into actionable practice, we develop interventions and innovations that promote health, prevent disease, and empower people to manage chronic illness and disabilities. Together, our academic community transforms the theoretical into actionable, the science into the social, applying our knowledge to eliminate health disparities and impact lives for the better.
Master’s degree in public health, communication, social work, psychology, or related field
Prior experience working with adolescents and young adults
Experience working with LGBTQ+ and other populations experiencing health inequities
Interest in the development and evaluation of technology-based interventions (e.g. use of smartphones, social media, internet) to improve health and wellness.
We are seeking an experienced and dynamic staff member with a commitment to contributing to a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment for all members of our community.
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