Stanford’s Center for Innovation in Global Health (CIGH) is committed to increasing well-being, worldwide. We are the hub for all things Global Health at Stanford with three strategic areas: Global Health Equity, Human and Planetary Health, Leadership Diversity in the 21st Century. For more information about our impact and approach, visit https://globalhealth.stanford.edu/. The Research Associate will directly support the Program Manager and the Director of CIGH, Senior Associate Dean Dr. Michele Barry, in supporting research, lectures, presentations, written materials, and producing researched PowerPoint presentations. Presentation topics may include human and planetary health, climate and health, women’s leadership in global health, scientific information on infectious diseases including COVID-19, and global public health policy.
The Global Health Research Assistant’s responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
- Creating presentations in PowerPoint including graphics and text
- Conducting background research on specified global health topics including conducting literature reviews, synthesizing information, writing research briefs or background papers, compiling citations and references, and working closely with the Program Manager and Director of CIGH to revise and finalize materials.
- Maintaining a schedule of upcoming events and associated content needs.
Opportunities and Benefits:
There may be an opportunity to draft perspective pieces for journal submissions. This position is an excellent networking opportunity, as the Research Associate will be in communication with professionals in the global health field. Students of all majors, interests, and backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Both undergrads and graduate students are welcome.
Skills and Abilities:
- Experience using PowerPoint, creating new presentations with compelling images, graphs and data
- Research experience, especially within global health or social science fields
- Detail-oriented and a strong self-starter, able to follow tasks through to completion with little supervision.
- Strong written and oral communication skills
- Strong interest in global health and health equity
- Able to commit to 8-10 hours per week.
Position Supervisor: Olivia Paige, Program Manager, Center for Innovation in Global Health
Hours: 8-10 hours per week (flexible – can accommodate the Research Associate’s class schedule)
Compensation: Hourly – will be commiserate with experience and will follow Student Wage Scales set by the University: https://gfs.stanford.edu/salary/salary21/tal_all.pdf
Application: To apply, please submit resume and cover letter to Olivia Paige, firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants must be current students at Stanford University.