April 20, 2016 | Job Opportunities

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Position: Chittenden County Opiate Alliance Data Manager

Organization: The Laurie M. Tisch Center for Food, Education & Policy

Posting date: April 19, 2016

Location: NYC

SUMMARY: The Laurie M. Tisch Center for Food, Education & Policy is looking for data collectors to help with an evaluation project in partnership with Wellness in the Schools. Those hired will work among fourteen different schools located in Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, and Queens observing lunch intake and then entering their observations into an online portal within 48 hours.

 QUALIFICATIONS: Preference will be shown for individuals who:
• are available Monday-Friday between 9:30am and 2:30pm (at least several days),
• can commit to the spring data collection (and ideally next spring as well),
• are already finger-printed by the New York City Department of Education,
• and/or have experience with data collection.

 OTHER INFORMATION: The data collection will take place approximately from 9:30am-2:30pm from April 2016 to June 2016. There will be two mandatory training sessions from 9am-3pm the week of April 25th, most likely Thursday, April 28th and Friday, April 29th.

HOW TO APPLY: Please email Raynika Trent at rt2569@tc.columbia.edu regarding your interest in working on this project. Please include your resume and a brief statement of your interest in the position along with your qualifications. Applications due 5pm, Tuesday, April19,2016. Pay is $16/hr.

 

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Position: Policy Intern

Organization: The National Institute for Reproductive Health

Posting date: April 19th, 2016

Location: NYC

SUMMARY: The National Institute for Reproductive Health works across the country to increase access to reproductive health care by changing public policy, galvanizing public support, and normalizing women’s decisions to have abortions and use contraception. Believing that a bottom-up strategy is necessary to create lasting change, we work through a partnership model, building connections between and among partner organizations at the local, state, and national levels and providing support in the form of funding, capacity building, strategic guidance, and technical assistance. We encourage and support our partners in taking calculated risks, pursuing bold strategies, and developing innovative, proactive approaches to expand access to reproductive health care, including abortion.

The National Institute’s partnership work is supplemented with independent research, original reports, educational campaigns, and signature initiatives, including our nationally recognized youth leadership and peer education program, TORCH. By working to strengthen local and state movements to secure access to reproductive health care, we create lasting impact on the national level.

We are seeking a Policy Intern to support the development of a new project through our Urban Initiative for Reproductive Health. The Policy Intern will be responsible for conducting research using City Council archives, municipal code, media searches, outreach to local advocates and organizations, and other sources as necessary, as well as writing up a final report. He or she will work closely with supervising staff to shape the final product and develop a plan for launching it effectively.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate student preferred, ideally in a MPH or MPP program
  • Excellent research, writing, and organizational skills
  • Commitment to and knowledge of public health and reproductive rights
  • Ability to work well collaboratively on a long-term project
  • Flexibility in adapting to new challenges or a new direction required
  • Interest in local-level policy and politics a plus

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conduct policy research and draft final reports
  • Identify and conduct outreach to local partners
  • Provide input on development of final product and launch plan, including format, content, local outreach, and social media

HOW TO APPLY: Please email a resume and cover letter to internships@nirhealth.org with subject line “Policy Intern”. People of color, people with disabilities, women, and LGBT candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

 

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Position: Research Coordinator

Organization: Health Services Research Team: Improving Lifestyle and Weight Management in Primary Care

Posting date: April 19th, 2016

Location: NYC

SUMMARY:  The dynamic health services research team is comprised of the Principal Investigator, Co-Investigators, the Research Coordinator, research assistants, research interns, consultants, data managers/analysts, software developers, and other health science and health service specialists. We are looking to fill the Research Coordinator position who will work closely with the Principal Investigator to coordinate all aspects of research projects as well as the research team. Applicants should have an interest in medicine, public health, and/or research.

Applicant Areas of Experience

Competitive applicants will have a strong interest in research with experience in most, if not all of the following or other areas relevant to our projects.

  • Participant recruitment (phone-calls, consenting)
  • Data collection (develop measurements, administer surveys)
  • Data management (Excel, REDCap, or similar software)
  • Basic quantitative data analysis (Excel, SPSS/SAS)
  • Basic qualitative data analysis (coding, thematic analysis)
  • Data cleaning and preparation (for presentation, abstracts, manuscripts, grants, etc.)
  • Writing of abstracts/manuscripts and preparation of poster/PowerPoint presentations
  • Preparation and submission of Institutional Review Board (IRB) materials
  • Preparation and submission of grant applications
  • Team management (including but not limited to hiring, training, and scheduling)

 Prerequisites of Applicants

  • A recent graduate of an accredited college or university with at least 2-3 years relevant experience OR a graduate of a Master’s program relevant to our line of research (e.g., public health, health education, public administration, psychology)
  • Has an interest in pursuing a career in healthcare, behavioral health research, health policy, health-related research, or health technology or related fields
  • Bright, motivated, mature, professional, and independent
  • Strong interpersonal, writing, and computer skills
  • Has proficiency with Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • High attention to detail and high organization skills
  • Preference given to applicants with proficiency in Spanish

Training

The Research Coordinator will be required to complete several trainings within the first couple of weeks of hiring and prior to having any involvement with the research. Training includes:

  • Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) Human Subjects Protection and Good Clinical Practices training course as required by the VA Institutional Review Board (IRB) of all research personnel
  • VA specific trainings in Privacy/HIPAA and Privacy and Information Security Awareness and Rules of Behavior
  • Training in all study protocols including training on the methodology and design of the study
  • Training in IRB submissions, ordering supplies, managing VA funds/budget, VA travel, etc.
  • Review of all relevant publications and conference abstracts to provide context to current research/study efforts

 General Expectations of Research Coordinator

  • Meet weekly with Principal Investigator and research team
  • Manage a large team of research interns
  • Communicate regularly and easily by email with team members and Principal Investigator
  • Edit and submit conference abstracts and manuscripts for publication
  • Work with relevant department administrators to submit IRB materials, submit grants, manage budgets, hire personnel, coordinate travel for conferences, etc.
  • Behave in an appropriate professional manner with study patients and clinical staff within primary care, and observe all requirements regarding patient privacy and confidentiality
  • Lead weekly hour and a half research team meeting (currently Monday late mornings)
  • Work a full Monday-Friday 35 hour week (unpaid lunch hour) at the primary work site (VA NY Harbor Healthcare System – Manhattan campus at 423 East 23rd Street)
  • Attend meetings at other work site (NYU Translational Research Building, 227 East 30th St)
  • Commit 1 (minimum) to 2 years or more (preferred)

How to apply

Please include ALL of the following materials:

  • A current CV/resume
  • A detailed 1 page single-spaced cover letter that includes a description of your experiences/interest in the area listed above, expected salary range, and earliest start date.
  • 2 reference contacts
  • A brief 2-3 page single spaced writing sample (preferably academic)

Please note that due to the extensive on-boarding process, expect at least 1 month to process all hiring materials before official start date. However, once offered the position, you will be able to attend team meetings and begin training while your hiring paperwork is processed.

 

Send application materials to:

Katrina F. Mateo, MPH

Email: Katrina.Mateo@nyumc.org

 

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Position: Program Coordinator (full-time)

Organization:  Society of family planning research fund

Posting date: April 19, 2016

Location: Philadelphia

Responsibilities: Membership support–    

  • Collect and screen applications for fellowship
  • Batch monthly applications and send to the Membership Committee for approval
  • Coordinate journal subscriptions and review journal billing with Finance
  • Assist with online membership database access and maintenance
  • Maintain records on membership numbers and status

Communications

  • Update web site text
  • Provide information for newsletters and annual reports
  • Send updates to the membership related to applicants and other items of interest

Committees

Support the work of the committees by scheduling calls, organizing relevant information, sending minutes, and keeping the committee Chairs and Executive Director abreast of issues

Annual Scientific Conference

  • Responsible for coordinating the logistics of scientific abstract reviews- from submission to presentation
  • Work with Committee Co-chairs and SFP staff to select scientific abstracts
  • Coordinate submission of the abstracts to the journal
  • Coordinate the conference session submissions and the online session reviews
  • Manage conference faculty including technical support
  • Evaluate conference sessions
  • Assist in CME-related activities

Grants

  • Provide support as needed on grant-related activities
  • Provide publication searches
  • Organize publications resulting from SFPRF-funded studies
  • Assist in evaluation efforts for studies funded

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BA required, prefer MPA, MPH, or similar degree
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the family planning/reproductive health field
  • Demonstrated experience with strong computer and technology skills
  • Experience using survey tools
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team environment
  • Ability to travel periodically for conferences and meetings

HOW TO APPLY:

The SFP Research Fund plans to offer salary that is commensurate with experience, as well as a comprehensive benefits package.  Please send a cover letter indicating interest and detailing relevant experience, together with résumé to HR@societyfp.org   SFP Research Fund is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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Position: Coordinator of Pre-Health Programs (Regular Full-time)

Organization: The office of career planning and professional development

Posting date: April 19, 2016

Location: Glassboro, NJ

SUMMARY: Coordinator of Pre-Health Programs, Rowan University is searching for a Coordinator of Pre-Health Programs to oversee pre-med and pre-health related programming at the University. In this new position within the university, the Coordinator will be a change agent to develop, build, and deliver innovative academic content and experiential opportunities (e.g., research positions, internships and co-ops) for students seeking careers in health professions.  The full description can be found here[rowanuniversity.hodesiq.com], and on the NAAHP position announcement page.

 Responsibilities:

  1. Create an efficient and effective partnership in undergraduate pre-med training with Rowan’s two medical schools (Rowan SOM and Cooper Medical School of Rowan University).
  2. Work closely with pre-health advisors to ensure implementation of best practices in pre-health advising and collaborate with pre-health directors at other institutions.
  3. Lead the on-campus pre-med advisory committee.
  4. Work with departments to recommend courses and course-content to meet evolving admissions requirements of pre-health careers.
  5. Provide outreach and training to faculty and admissions.
  6. Lead external outreach and recruiting initiatives.
  7. Strengthen and expand undergraduate student pre-health groups.
  8. Link current pathways for students from disadvantaged backgrounds and underrepresented groups.
  9. Oversee existing and help develop new accelerated degree programs and articulation agreements.

Minimum qualifications:

  • A Master’s degree or above is required, Ph.D. preferred in a health-related field.
  • The position requires a minimum of 3 years experience in pre-health programs;
  • strong experience with directing/advising pre-med programs preferred.

OTHER INFORMATION:

  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
  • Rowan University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.
  • All positions are contingent upon budget appropriations.
  • Starting date: 7/1/16
  • Deadline to apply is: 5/10/2016

HOW TO APPLY: Applications must be submitted as a single PDF file through our online application system (http://rowanuniversity.hodesiq.com/job-details.aspx?jobid=5252401) containing a letter of application with a statement of experience related to the job responsibilities listed above, a curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts (copies acceptable), and the names and contact information for three references.

Email inquiries may be directed to PreHealthSearch@rowan.edu.

 

 

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Position: Editor

Organization: The American Printing History Association

Posting date: April 19, 2016

Location: NYC

SUMMARY: The American Printing History Association is currently accepting applications for the position of editor of its flagship publication, Printing History. The journal is published in print twice a year.

The editor of Printing History is responsible for collaborating with a designer to produce a scholarly journal in line with APHA’s mission which is to encourage the study of the history of printing and related arts and crafts, including calligraphy, typefounding, typography, papermaking, bookbinding, illustration, and publishing.

The editor will solicit articles from a broad array of fields by diverse authors, coordinate the peer review process, and manage book reviews. The new editor of Printing History will be able to hire an editorial assistant, who will be paid a stipend of $500, and is strongly encouraged to establish an all-volunteer editorial board.

QUALIFICATIONS:

The American Printing History Association seeks an individual who has the following attributes:

-a vision for Printing History

-experience with scholarly publishing

-the ability to collaborate successfully

-a commitment to recruiting and coordinating peer reviewers and book reviewers

-a demonstrated ability to meet deadlines while working independently

-willingness to work closely with the designer of Printing History

 OTHER INFORMATION: This is a part-time position which pays the editor a stipend of $2500 per issue and has a term limit of five years.

HOW TO APPLY: Applications should include a CV, cover letter, and samples of writing and/or editing work. Application materials should be submitted to publications@printinghistory.org. Inquiries can be addressed to the same email address. The deadline for applications is May 15, 2016.

 

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Position: Program Coordinator (full time)

 Organization: University of Utah

Posting date: April 19, 2016

Location: Salt Lake City

SUMMARY: Job Announcement: STEM Program Coordinator

*The salary on this one may seem low, but cost of living-especially housing—in Salt Lake City is much, much cheaper than NYC. A cost of living calculator could help you figure out the different.  Here are a couple links: http://money.cnn.com/calculator/pf/cost-of-living/

http://swz.salary.com/CostOfLivingWizard/LayoutScripts/Coll_Start.aspx. The STEM Ambassador Program at the University of Utah seeks a full time STEM Program Coordinator from May 2016 ­ January 2018, with the possibility of an extension, funding pending.

The goal of the program is to connect STEM scientists with underserved, “science-inattentive” community groups (e.g.-­those who don’t typically seek out science by visiting zoos, aquariums, watching nature documentaries, going to museums, etc.) More info here: http://www.stem-ambassadors.org/

Responsibilities:

Essential functions include:

  1. Collaborates with other Program Coordinator to oversees administrative

matters on operations; contributes to strategic planning

  1. Works 1-on-1 with STEM researchers and local community groups to create

engagement programs appropriate for the selected audience

  1. Cultivates relationships with new community partners and fosters

pre-existing connections with local groups

  1.  Updates and maintains STEM Ambassador Program website with relevant

content and training materials

  1. Creates, films, and edits short videos for training purposes, e.g.‹³How

To videos for scientists to view before creating a community engagement

program.

  1. Developing curricula appropriate for the target audience (youth ­ adult

level programming)

  1.  Assists in preparing grant proposals reports, protocols, and

publications

  1. Coordinates training programs with other grant partners; acts as a

liaison between internal and external constituencies; serves as project

representative

  1. Forecasts and monitors the program budget; negotiates contracts and

service agreements.

  1. Stays abreast of legal issues and makes recommendations for compliance.
  2. Develops systems and maintains records/databases;
  3. Supervises subordinate staff, e.g.‹student interns or undergraduate

work-study students.

  1. Assists PI¹s with other job functions as needed, including office tasks,

event coordination, communicating etc.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum/Required Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor degree in informal science education, science communications,

or related field, with related experience.  A Masters or PhD. in natural,

applied sciences, or education is preferred.

  1. Demonstrated experience coordinating complex projects with multiple

partners;

  1. Demonstrated experience in assisting conducting and disseminating

research;

  1. Demonstrable ability to use qualitative and quantitative approaches to

understand social science data;

  1. Excellent oral and written communication skills
  2.  Well-versed in best practices in informal science education and

instruction

 OTHER INFORMATION: Salary Range: $30,000 – $39,000 annually.

HOW TO APPLY:

To apply, send cover letter and resume to Natalie Toth, Program Manager, at

natalietoth@biology.utah.edu

 

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Position: Visiting Instructor for Scientific and Academic Writing

Organization: Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT

Posting date: April 19, 2016

Location: Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT

SUMMARY: Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT are seeking a visiting instructor to teach two academic writing courses for the Fall 2016. One will be an undergraduate course called, “The Art of Scientific Writing” and the other, a graduate course covering the basics of scholarly writing at the graduate (MA and PhD) level.

DESCRIPTION: To be successful, students must master the art of effectively communicating their ideas and results – most frequently in written form. There is a pressing need to both emphasize the importance of academic writing and provide our students with a unified, practical introduction to the subject. The undergraduate course will provide example-driven approaches to developing science writing skills. Assignments will require students to master the ubiquitous “Abstract,” and further expand on the styles needed for scientific articles, research and grant proposals, theses, and writing about science for a broad, non-science audience. The graduate class will serve students in the Sciences, as well as the Music Department; the graduate course will develop skills the students need for dissertation writing and beyond. In all cases, students will be pressed to grasp the importance of the iterative revision process of successful expository writing. Students will complete a final project that ideally connects to independent research work. For example, an ideal project might be a Federally sponsored graduate fellowship proposal [NSF or NIH, or NEA].

QUALIFICATIONS:

REQUIREMENTS-

  • Advanced degree or significant progress toward advanced degree required.
  • Candidates must be able to demonstrate familiarity with the conventions of science writing and scientific discourse, but graduate training can be in any field.
  • A bachelor’s degree in a scientific field (or a double major) may be sufficient for someone with strong writing and pedagogical skills.
  • Experience teaching college-level expository writing strongly preferred.

OTHER INFORMATION: Applicants will be evaluated on a rolling basis, beginning April 15. Please contact Maureen Snow (msnow@wesleayn.edu) if you have questions about the application process. Note for Interfolio users. We gladly accept letters of recommendation from Interfolio. From your Interfolio account, please use the “web delivery” method to upload your letters directly to our online application. For further instructions, look here: http://help.interfolio.com/entries/24062742-Uploading-Let.

Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Writing Sample
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  5. Other Document

HOW TO APPLY:

Apply using link- https://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/5378

You will be required to upload electronic versions of the items we require, which are (1) a cover letter of application,

(2) a curriculum vitae,

(3) writing sample of no more then 10 pages,

(4) statement of teaching philosophy,

(5) sample teaching documents (syllabus, exercises, commented papers, prompts, etc. uploaded as other document) relevant to the subject of science and other academic writing.

 

 

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POSITION: OPIATE POLICY OPERATIONS MANAGER

ORGANIZATION: POLICE DEPARTMENT, City of Burlington, Vermont

POSTING DATE: April 15, 2016

LOCATION: Burlington

SUMMARY: The person hired will be responsible for the City of Burlington’s coordination of all aspects of the city’s campaign against opiate abuse, across agencies, stakeholders and platforms. The coordinator will be one of the city’s key leaders in this effort, with an opportunity to ultimately influence the wider response at the county, state and regional levels. He or she will be an integral part of a team that uses timely and accurate information to implement effective tactics and strategies to meaningfully reduce the city’s burden of opiate abuse. The coordinator’s insights and strategies, informed by best policies and practices, will drive the city’s response to its opiate problem. The coordinator will be one of the principal leaders of a high-paced work environment with a single-minded focus on addressing opiate abuse through the close, coordinated work of a wide range of stakeholders. The work of the coordinator will provide direction for these efforts. He or she will help individuals and families in Burlington live healthier lives by assessing policies and programs, identifying needs, and promoting and coordinating the appropriate responses. The coordinator will be directed and supervised by the city’s Chief of Police in close collaboration with the city’s Chief Innovation Officer. He or she will present strategies to the mayor, other public policymakers, service providers, community groups and the news media, playing a key role in coordinating activities among service providers.

DESCRIPTION:

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A master’s degree in public health, public policy or public administration plus one year of appropriate experience in this field is highly preferred, but a bachelor’s degree in public health, public policy or public administration and four years of relevant experience will be considered. Relevant experience can be substituted for education on a 2 to 1 ratio.
  • Demonstrated expertise in developing and implementing successful public health policies, preferably with experience related to drug abuse reduction;
  • Demonstrated expertise in eliciting and managing the collaborative participation of various stakeholders in a data-driven environment.
  • Ability to actively support City diversity, equity, and cultural competency efforts within stated job responsibilities and work effectively across diverse cultures and constituencies.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion as evidenced by ongoing training and professional development.
  • Regular attendance is necessary and is essential to meeting the expectations of the job

 Essential Job Functions

  • Work with a wide range epidemiologists, physicians, police, government agencies and NGOs to formulate the most appropriate overall tactics and strategies for addressing the opiate crisis.
  • Provide direction in a high-paced work environment with a single-minded focus on addressing opiate abuse through the close, coordinated work of a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Produce and present strategic analyses across stakeholders at periodicities appropriate to the types of strategies recommended.
  • Prepare for and attend strategy and planning meetings with the full range of stakeholders in order to assess the effectiveness of tactics and strategies.
  • Work regularly with the Vermont Department of Health and its associates to coordinate the wider response to opiates across levels of government.
  • Able to visualize opiate abuse first and foremost as a public health crisis with a law enforcement dimension, a crisis best addressed by data-driven coordination of a wide range of interventions and services.
  • Able to work as a team alongside a data analyst, with minimal supervision, to carry out the constant assessment of the city’s response to the opiate problem, and to follow up on instructions and recommendations issued to stakeholders.
  • Able to maintain a high operational tempo, working in a critical incident management, rather than academic or clinical, setting.
  • Comfortable working with a wide range of individuals, from government officials, including those working in policing, courts and corrections, to NGOs, academia and private enterprise.
  • Capable of formulating policies and coordinating their implementation not only based metadata regarding opiate use, but fact patterns of individual or small clusters of cases.
  • Must be self-motivated and self-directed.

Non-Essential Job Functions:

  • Performs other duties as required.

 OTHER INFORMATION:

  • Rate Of Pay: $64,285 – $71,752 /Year
  • Position Status: Limited Service Full Time
  • Exempt/Non-Exempt: Exempt
  • Classification Grade: 21
  • Union: Non-Union

HOW TO APPLY: Submit cover letter, resume and a City of Burlington Application to: Human Resources Department, 200 Church Street, Suite 102, Burlington, Vermont 05401.  To obtain an application or for more information about the City of Burlington, please see our website: www.burlingtonvt.gov/HR . The City of Burlington will not tolerate unlawful harassment or discrimination on the basis of political or religious affiliation, race, color, national origin, place of birth, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, disability, HIV positive status or genetic information.  The City is also committed to providing proper access to services, facilities, and employment opportunities.  For accessibility information or alternative formats, please contact Human Resources Department at 865-7145.

 

 

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POSITION: Part-time Library Assistant (10 hours per week)

ORGANIZATION: Library and Research Services, Council on Foreign Relations

POSTING DATE: March, 2016

LOCATION: NYC

SUMMARY: The Library provides access to books, journals, and databases to support research conducted at the Council on Foreign Relations. The Library Assistant will borrow and track materials requested by CFR staff and contribute to Library projects.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Retrieving articles, books, and archival materials from local libraries with which CFR has borrowing privileges. (The Library Assistant will be provided with a MetroCard for travel to these libraries.)
  • Performing routine circulation monitoring, including renewing books and notifying staff of due dates.
  • Assisting Library staff in testing intranet, database, and publication access in the New York office.
  • Working with Library staff to identify and evaluate research sources for CFR.org and intranet.

 QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Familiarity with bibliographic databases (library catalogs, article databases, etc.)  and online research; library work experience a plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Superior communication skills, with sound judgment and problem solving abilities
  • Strong attention to detail, sharp organizational skills, and persistence in providing excellent service
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION: Founded in 1921, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is a leading nonprofit membership organization, research center, and publisher, with headquarters in New York, an office in Washington, DC, and programs nationwide. It is dedicated to increasing America’s understanding of the world and contributing ideas to U.S. foreign policy. CFR’s 5,000 members are leaders in international affairs and foreign policy. CFR also publishes Foreign Affairs, the preeminent magazine on global issues, and provides up-to-date information about the world and U.S. foreign policy on its award-winning website, CFR.org.

OTHER INFORMATION: Salary Rate: Based on education and experience

HOW TO APPLY: Qualified candidates should email or mail a resume and cover letter to the Human Resources department at the below address.  PLEASE INCLUDE THE POSITION NAME IN THE SUBJECT OF YOUR EMAIL. The Council on Foreign Relations is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates from a diverse background.

Council on Foreign Relations
Human Resources Office
58 E. 68th St., NY, NY 10065
FAX +1 212.434.9893
humanresources@cfr.org
www.cfr.org

 

 

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POSITION: Research Associate, International Economics

ORGANIZATION: David Rockefeller Studies Program, Council on Foreign Relations

POSTING DATE: December 2015

LOCATION: NY

SUMMARY: CFR’s David Rockefeller Studies Program is one of the country’s largest foreign policy think tanks, with a widely respected and influential research staff.  The Studies Program’s aim is to advance the discussion of American foreign policy and international affairs through its writing, publications, public outreach, and discussions. The research associate will work in the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies (CGS), the part of the Studies department that focuses on the intersection of international economics and international relations.  The research associate will support the work of the Director of International Economics.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Researching specific areas as requested by the fellow, including significant research for a book the fellow is writing
  • Carrying out quantitative data analysis and summarizing research findings
  • Preparing graphics for presentations
  • Assisting with the management and copy-editing of a scholarly economics journal edited by the Fellow
  • Coordinating events, including preparing invitations and travel arrangements, corresponding with speakers and presiders, and assembling background papers and materials for distribution
  • Providing administrative support to the fellow, including handling correspondence, scheduling, and responding to requests for information
  • Managing budgets
  • Providing support across departmental lines and for other Fellows, upon request
  • Assisting fellow with social media outreach, including publishing a blog, website, video, and/or using social media applications such as Twitter, Google+, etc., as needed

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Degree in economics, or significant coursework in economics, with superior academic credentials
  • Outstanding research, quantitative, and writing skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and strong attention to detail
  • Strong proofreading and editing skills
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly Excel and Powerpoint. Experience with Bloomberg data analysis helpful

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION: The Council on Foreign Relations offers a benefits package that is among the best offered by nonprofit institutions today, including generous leave policies and health insurance programs, and an on-site fitness center. Founded in 1921, the Council on Foreign Relations is a leading nonprofit membership organization, research center, and publisher, with headquarters in New York, an office in Washington, DC, and programs nationwide. It is dedicated to increasing America’s understanding of the world and contributing ideas to U.S. foreign policy. CFR’s 4,700+ members are leaders in international affairs and foreign policy. CFR also publishes Foreign Affairs, the preeminent magazine on global issues, and provides up-to-date information about the world and U.S. foreign policy on its award-winning website, CFR.org.

OTHER INFORMATION:

HOW TO APPLY: Qualified candidates should email, fax, or mail a resume and cover letter to the Human Resources department at the below address.  PLEASE INCLUDE THE POSITION NAME IN THE SUBJECT OF YOUR EMAIL.  The Council on Foreign Relations is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates from a diverse background.

Council on Foreign Relations
Human Resources Office
58 E. 68th St., NY, NY 10065
FAX +1 212.434.9893
humanresources@cfr.org
www.cfr.org

 

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POSITION: Research Associate, International Economics

ORGANIZATION: David Rockefeller Studies Program, Council on Foreign Relations

POSTING DATE: February 2016

LOCATION: NY

SUMMARY: CFR’s David Rockefeller Studies Program is one of the country’s largest foreign policy think tanks, with a widely respected and influential research staff.  The Studies Program’s aim is to advance the discussion of American foreign policy and international affairs through its writing, publications, public outreach, and discussions. The Research Associate will  work in the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomics Studies, supporting the work of  the Senior Fellow focusing on the area of finance, international economics and foreign policy.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Contribute research to a major book in the field of economic history
  • Researching specific areas as requested by the fellow, for articles, book chapters, and other publications
  • Coordinating events, including preparing invitations, travel arrangements, corresponding with speakers and presiders, helping to prepare background papers and materials for distribution, and providing other logistical support
  • Tracking news and data sources
  • Managing budgets, including preparing budgets and tracking monthly statements,  and preparing vouchers for reimbursement
  • Assisting fellow with social media outreach, including publishing a blog, website, video, and/or using social media applications such as Twitter, Google+, etc., as needed
  • Providing support across departmental lines and for other Fellows, upon request

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BA degree in international relations, economics, or history, involving significant coursework in economic history, with strong academic credentials
  • Proven interest in global financial markets, the digital economy, and economic policy required
  • Administrative and/or internship experience
  • Strong research, proofreading, and editing skills
  • Strong organizational skills and multitasking
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, preferably with experience of writing for a college magazine or other publication
  • Excellent computer skills, including MS Word, Excel, Lotus Notes, and the internet

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION: The Council on Foreign Relations offers a benefits package that is among the best offered by nonprofit institutions today, including generous leave policies and health insurance programs, and an on-site fitness center. Founded in 1921, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is a leading nonprofit membership organization, research center, and publisher, with headquarters in New York, an office in Washington, DC, and programs nationwide. It is dedicated to increasing America’s understanding of the world and contributing ideas to U.S. foreign policy. CFR’s 4,900+ members are leaders in international affairs and foreign policy. CFR also publishes Foreign Affairs, the preeminent magazine on global issues, and provides up-to-date information about the world and U.S. foreign policy on its award-winning website, CFR.org.

 HOW TO APPLY: Qualified candidates should email, fax, or mail a resume and cover letter to the Human Resources department at the above address.  PLEASE INCLUDE THE POSITION NAME IN THE SUBJECT OF YOUR EMAIL.  The Council on Foreign Relations is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates from a diverse background.

Council on Foreign Relations
Human Resources Office
58 E. 68th St., NY, NY 10065
FAX +1 212.434.9893
humanresources@cfr.org
www.cfr.org

 

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POSITION: Research Associate, Global Health, Economics, and Development

ORGANIZATION: David Rockefeller Studies Program, Council on Foreign Relations

POSTING DATE: April, 2016

LOCATION: Washington

SUMMARY: CFR’s David Rockefeller Studies Program is one of the country’s largest foreign policy think tanks, with a widely respected and influential research staff.  The Studies Program’s aim is to advance the discussion of American foreign policy and international affairs through its writing, publications, public outreach, and discussions. As part of the Studies Program, the Research Associate will support the work of the Senior Fellow for Global Health, Economics, and Development.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conduct research on emerging issues at the intersection of global health, international trade, and economic development for articles, book chapters, and CFR publications
  • Assist fellow in research for a book, which traces demographic and epidemiological changes sweeping low- and middle-income countries and examines their implications for those countries and the rest of the world
  • Track news, policy developments, and data sources
  • Collaborate on policy briefs, blogs, and assist with the editing and proofreading of articles, book chapters, and other written material
  • Manage budgets, including preparing budgets and tracking monthly statements, monitoring grant information and writing reports and requests, and preparing vouchers for reimbursement
  • Regularly update a program webpage and coordinate with CFR’s Communications team to publicize publications
  • Provide administrative support, handling correspondence, scheduling media interviews, and responding to requests for information
  • Provide support across departmental lines and for other fellows, upon request
  • Coordinate events, including preparing invitations, travel arrangements, corresponding with speakers and presiders, helping to prepare background papers and materials for distribution, and providing other logistical support
  • Assist fellow with social media outreach, including publishing a blog, policy briefs, website, video, and/or using social media applications such as Twitter, Google+, etc., as needed

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Perform duties requiring independent judgment and analysis related to:
  • BA or MA degree in public health, international affairs, economics, trade, or related field, with excellent academic credentials
  • One or more year(s) related experience preferred but not required
  • Strong organizational skills and high attention to detail
  • Good judgment and an ability to complete projects independently or with limited supervision
  • Strong research, writing, and editing skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills, including MS Word, Excel, the Internet, and a familiarity with social media

 ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION: The Council on Foreign Relations offers a benefits package that is among the best offered by nonprofit institutions today, including generous leave policies and health insurance programs, and an on-site fitness center. Founded in 1921, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is a leading nonprofit membership organization, research center, and publisher, with headquarters in New York, an office in Washington, DC, and programs nationwide. It is dedicated to increasing America’s understanding of the world and contributing ideas to U.S. foreign policy. CFR’s 4,900+ members are leaders in international affairs and foreign policy. CFR also publishes Foreign Affairs, the preeminent magazine on global issues, and provides up-to-date information about the world and U.S. foreign policy on its award-winning website, CFR.org.

HOW TO APPLY: Qualified candidates should email, fax, or mail a resume and cover letter to the Human Resources department at the above address.  PLEASE INCLUDE THE POSITION NAME IN THE SUBJECT OF YOUR EMAIL.  The Council on Foreign Relations is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates from a diverse background.

Council on Foreign Relations
Human Resources Office
1777 F St. NW, Washington DC,20006
FAX +1 202.509.8490
humanresources@cfr.org
www.cfr.org

 

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POSITION: Research Associate, Middle Eastern Studies

ORGANIZATION: David Rockefeller Studies Program, Council on Foreign Relations

POSTING DATE: March, 2016

LOCATION: Washington

SUMMARY: CFR’s David Rockefeller Studies Program is one of the country’s largest foreign policy think tanks with a widely respected and influential research staff.  The Studies Program aims to advance the discussion of American foreign policy and international affairs through its writing, publications, public outreach, and discussions.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Providing administrative support to the fellow, including handling correspondence and scheduling, and requests for information or interviews
  • Researching specific areas for op-eds, articles, blog posts, book chapters, and other publications, as requested by the fellow
  • Tracking news, significant analyses of Middle Eastern politics and of global democracy and human rights issues, and other data sources
  • Assisting with the proofreading and editing of articles, book chapters, and other written material
  • Coordinating events, including preparing invitations, travel arrangements, corresponding with speakers and presiders, helping to prepare background papers and materials for distribution, and providing other logistical support
  • Managing budgets, including preparing budgets and tracking monthly statements, monitoring grant information and writing reports and requests, creating and updating Excel spreadsheets, and preparing vouchers for reimbursement
  • Assisting Fellow with social media outreach, including publishing a blog, website, video, and/or using social media applications such as Twitter, Google+, etc., as needed
  • Supporting other Fellows and departments, upon request

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in International Relations, Political Science, and/or Middle Eastern Studies with high academic achievement
  • Fluency in either Hebrew or Arabic preferred
  • Strong organizational and planning skills and high attention to detail
  • Excellent computer skills, including MS Word, Excel, and Internet research
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills, including MS Word and the Internet
  • Experience living in Israel and/or the Arab world strongly preferred
  • 1+ year(s) related administrative and/or internship experience preferred; experience coordinating events strongly preferred
  • Strong research, writing, and editing skills

 ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION: Founded in 1921, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is a leading nonprofit membership organization, research center, and publisher, with headquarters in New York, an office in Washington, DC, and programs nationwide. It is dedicated to increasing America’s understanding of the world and contributing ideas to U.S. foreign policy. CFR’s 4,700+ members are leaders in international affairs and foreign policy. CFR also publishes Foreign Affairs, the preeminent magazine on global issues, and provides up-to-date information about the world and U.S. foreign policy on its award-winning website, CFR.org.

HOW TO APPLY: Qualified candidates should email, fax, or mail a resume and cover letter to the Human Resources department at the above address.  PLEASE INCLUDE THE POSITION NAME IN THE SUBJECT OF YOUR EMAIL.  The Council on Foreign Relations is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates from a diverse background.

Council on Foreign Relations
Human Resources Office
1777 F St. NW, Washington DC,20006
FAX +1 202.509.8490
humanresources@cfr.org
www.cfr.org

 

 

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POSITION: OpenCUNY Coordinator for Education and Support

ORGANIZATION: Doctoral Student’s Council, CUNY

POSTING DATE: April 13th, 2016

LOCATION: CUNY

SUMMARY: The OpenCUNY Academic Medium was formed in early 2008 to provide student organized, open-source, social media for the The GC community. OpenCUNY (www.opencuny.org) advocates on behalf of Graduate Center students and provides access to a free and open source digital media platform. The new Coordinator for Education & Support will start on July 1, 2016, and be paid an annual stipend of approximately $6300 through monthly stipends. The OpenCUNY Coordinator stipend can be combined with other graduate stipends and fellowships without issue. Applicants must be matriculated Graduate Center students and participants of OpenCUNY.org with web development experience relevant to WordPress.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The open position of Coordinator for Education & Support shall be responsible for:

  • serving as primary liaison to OpenCUNY participants, including intake of requests;
  • conducting workshops, creating support materials, and identifying relevant external support materials;
  • promoting OpenCUNY;
  • analyzing existing usage of OpenCUNY, with the aim of improving participant experience.

 

The successful applicant will work with the Coordinator for Planning & Development and the Coordinator for Organizing & Action on the following:

  • facilitating communication and decision-making among the OpenCUNY Board,
  • performing maintenance on the digital medium, including theme and plugin updates, bug checks and troubleshooting
  • administering participants’ accounts and requests
  • ensuring the reliability of the medium and adoption of open standards, and
  • ensuring that all activities of OpenCUNY are in compliance with the OpenCUNY Terms of Participation and DSC Constitution and Bylaws.

 

QUALIFICATIONS: strong back-end and network administration experience with WordPress, preferably multisite

  • experience with or willingness to learn server-level operations, e.g. cPanel, MySQL, WHM
  • a collaborative work ethic and ability to work efficiently asynchronously
  • desire to engage groups within The GC, other CUNY campuses, and the greater NYC Community through the planning of events
  • dedication to building and preserving support structures and institutional memory

 

OTHER INFORMATION: Applications due: May 2, 2016

HOW TO APPLY: If you have any questions about this position or about OpenCUNY, please email info@opencuny.org. To apply, please send a cover letter, CV, and one-page descriptive list of digital projects and experience, by May 2, to Amy Martin, DSC Co-Chair for Student Affairs: ccsa@cunydsc.org.

 

 

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POSITION: Adjunct Project Coordinator for Organization and Planning

ORGANIZATION: Doctoral Student’s Council, CUNY

POSTING DATE: April 13th, 2016

LOCATION: NYC

SUMMARY: The Adjunct Project advocates on behalf of and disseminates information to and concerning the Graduate Center student adjuncts and those with equivalent teaching responsibilities, with attention given to the CUNY-wide adjunct situation and the state of academic labor as a whole.

The new coordinator will serve from July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017, with the possibility of reappointment, and be paid an annual stipend of approximately $4,300, which is paid in monthly stipends throughout the year. Applicants must be matriculated Graduate Center students. Experience as a CUNY adjunct or adjunct-equivalent role is preferred.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful applicant will be responsible for the following, together with the Coordinator for Advocacy and Education and the Coordinator for Labor Relations:

  • soliciting feedback from graduate student workers on issues to be taken up by the Adjunct Project;
  • recruiting support for and participants in the initiatives of the Adjunct Project;
  • updating website content and producing other publicity regarding issues and events relevant to their domain;
  • stimulating awareness and discussion of adjunct issues among the broader Graduate Center community;
  • ensuring that all activities of the Adjunct Project are consistent with the DSC Constitution and Bylaws; and
  • hiring consultants, contingent on need and funding.

The open position of Coordinator for Organization and Planning shall be responsible for:

  • organizing regular Adjunct Project meetings and maintaining membership contact lists;
  • maintaining a directory of relevant Graduate Center, CUNY, PSC, and other contacts;
  • receiving input on and facilitating implementation of long-term planning; and
  • serving as official liaison to the DSC.

HOW TO APPLY: Please send CVs and cover letters to Amy Martin, DSC Co-Chair for Student Affairs by April 21, 2016: ccsa@cunydsc.org.

 

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 POSITION: Data Collectors

ORGANIZATION: Laurie M. Tisch Center for Food, Education & Policy

POSTING DATE: April 13th, 2016

LOCATION: NYC

SUMMARY:

The Laurie M. Tisch Center for Food, Education & Policy is looking for data collectors to help with an evaluation project in partnership with Wellness in the Schools. Those hired will work among fourteen different schools located in Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, and Queens observing lunch intake and then entering their observations into an online portal within 48 hours.

DESCRIPTION: Preference will be shown for individuals who:
• are available Monday-Friday between 9:30am and 2:30pm (at least several days),
• can commit to the spring data collection (and ideally next spring as well),
• are already finger-printed by the New York City Department of Education,
• and/or have experience with data collection.

The data collection will take place approximately from 9:30am-2:30pm from April 2016 to June 2016.
There will be two mandatory training sessions from 9am-3pm the week of April 25th, most likely Thursday, April 28th and Friday, April 29th.
HOW TO APPLY: Please email Raynika Trent at rt2569@tc.columbia.edu regarding your interest in working on this project. Please include your resume and a brief statement of your interest in the position along with your qualifications. Applications due 5pm, Tuesday, April 19, 2016. Pay is $16/hr.