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The Department of Global Health was established in 2007, bridging the schools of Medicine and Public Health, with a mandate to harness the expertise and interdisciplinary power of all UW schools and colleges. Our mission is to improve health for all through research, education, training, and service; to understand and address the causes of disease and health inequities at multiple levels; and to collaborate with partners to develop and sustain locally-led, quality health systems, programs and policies. Driven by tremendous interest among both students and faculty, the Department has grown explosively to more than 400 graduate students and hundreds more undergraduates. We have more than 380 faculty and 1,000 staff working on projects across 130 countries with our deepest ties in United States, Kenya, Uganda, Peru, Mozambique, India, South Africa, Tanzania, Ethiopia, and Nicaragua. At the Department of Global Health at the University of Washington, diversity is integral to excellence. We value and honor diverse experiences and perspectives, strive to create welcoming and respectful learning environments, and promote access, opportunity and equity for all.
The Department of Global Health has an outstanding opportunity for a part-time (50% FTE) Research Scientist/Engineer 2.
Programs/projects: This Research Scientist position in the Department of Global Health will be primarily responsible for the monitoring & evaluation (M&E) of the Afya Bora Consortium Fellowship in Global Health Leadership. The position will focus on the implementation, assessment and evaluation of the Afya Bora Fellowship program.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Monitoring and evaluation (M&E) activities include
Develop and conduct pre-, mid- and post-learning assessments and tools for Fellows, instructors and site mentors
Develop and maintain learning assessment data collection system using RedCap database
Generate biannual reports on learning assessment data and present reports to the Afya Bora Working Group
Participate and conduct on-site monitoring & evaluation for the orientation and didactic training modules in Botswana, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Cameroon
Maintain contact with Afya Bora Fellows and site mentors during the fellowship through monitoring of journal entries and follow up with Fellows regarding individual concerns
Conduct interviews with former Fellows and Attachment Sites to understand the Afya Bora Fellowship's impact on health systems
Develop abstracts and posters based on the Afya Bora Fellowship M&E data and evaluation model
Present abstracts and posters at domestic and international scientific conferences
Draft manuscripts based on the Afya Bora Fellowship data and evaluation model
As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.
| Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check. |
Must be able to travel to Africa for extended periods multiple times per year
Early morning meetings to accommodate different time zones
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