Senior Techincal Specialist - Evaluation, Measure Project (20020542)

Position Information

Status reviewing applications
Position Type Permanent Staff (EHRA NF)
Department Carolina Population Center-631100
Working Title Senior Tech Specialist - Evaluation
Appointment Type EHRA Non-Faculty
Position Posting Category Research Professionals
Salary Range $71,400 - $130,000
Full Time/Part Time? Full-Time Permanent
Hours per Week 40
Vacancy ID NF0002436
Position ID 20020542
Posting Open Date 03/17/2017
Application Deadline 05/22/2017
Open Until Filled No
Proposed Start Date 05/01/2017
Position Summary

MEASURE Evaluation is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to strengthen the capacity in lower and middle income countries to gather, interpret, and use data to improve health. The project, with offices at the Carolina Population Center (www.cpc.unc.edu), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, seeks to establish a research position for a Ph.D. level Research Associate with primary responsibility for rigorous evaluation of health programs and health information system (HIS) strengthening interventions. The Research Associate will manage the MEASURE Evaluation, evaluation portfolio, participate in the design, implementation, analysis, and dissemination of rigorous evaluations, and help build capacity of local and regional institutions and partners to conduct rigorous evaluation. The position will report to the Director for Evaluation.

Educational Requirements

Ph.D. in Economics, Sociology, Public Health, or a related discipline is required.

Qualifications and Experience

Minimum of 10 years of professional experience in international health development (strongly preferred); Thorough understanding of the determinants of health outcomes (required), the components of health information systems (preferred), and experience with program monitoring and evaluation (required); Demonstrated skills in quantitative and/or qualitative data analysis methods (required), qualitative method expertise desired; Experience in planning and managing implementation of research and evaluation in lower and middle income countries (required); Demonstrated leadership and management skills and responsibilities (required); Strong writing and communication skills (required); Ability to work effectively in lower and middle income countries (required); Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to work effectively with other project staff, funding agencies such as USAID, PEPFAR and US-based and international colleagues (required); Fluency in English (required); A second language, particularly French (preferred); Availability to travel internationally at least 20% time annually (required).

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Special Instructions

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Quick Link http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/116437

Department Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title Annette Cytryn-Smith, HR Specialist
Department Contact Telephone or Email Annette_Cytryn-Smith@unc.edu
Office of Human Resources Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to employment@unc.edu
Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. *Please select the response below that describes your level of education that best or mostly closely satisfies the education requirements for this position.
    • Bachelor’s degree in required discipline(s) listed or related field
    • Bachelor's degree in any field/discipline
    • Master's degree or Doctorate degree in required discipline(s) listed or related field
    • Master's degree or Doctorate degree in any field/discipline
    • None of the above

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