Center for Asian Health (CAH), Department of Public Health, College of Health Professions, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, will accept applications for a full -time Research Coordinator position. CAH is one of the first in the U.S. dedicated to reducing cancer and other health disparities in Asian American populations. CAH's mission is to raise the physical, mental and social health of Asian Americans to the highest possible level. The Center's ultimate goal is to facilitate the provision of culturally and linguistically appropriate comprehensive health services to Asian Americans.
The candidate will work with renowned behavioral health scientists on NIH-funded RO1 and UO1 projects, a Center team of researchers knowledgeable in Asian cultures and languages, and an established base of academic, clinical and community partners. CAH projects are community-based and participatory in nature. For detailed
information on CAH, please refer to our site. The Research Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating and monitoring the implementation of research projects, ensuring that projects achieve their goals and objectives in a timely manner.
The Research Coordinator will also assist in grant writing, data analyses, manuscript and report preparation, supervise project staff and graduate students, and have liaison responsibilities with CAH partners.
Minimum Qualificationsfor the position include:
- Masters in Public Health, Psychology, and/or in a health or social science-related field
- Two years of experience in managing or coordinating research activities
- Ability to work with diverse populations and multiethnic staff, and to initiate and develop research collaboratively and independently to further advance CAH mission and goals
The candidate should be a detailed-oriented individual with strong organizational and multi -tasking skills. Communication skills especially in writing and dissemination of research findings are required. Evidence of scholarly productivity is desirable.
Although not a requirement of the position, knowledge of an Asian language or Asian cultures is desirable.