Associate Director of Research

  • Full-Time Job
  • New York, NY
  • $85,000-$105,000 USD / Year

Website ColumbiaMSPH Gender, Adolescent Transitions and Environment (GATE) Program at Columbia Mailman School of Public Health

The Gender, Adolescent Transitions and Environment (GATE) Program, an innovative research and practice program dedicated towards improving the lives of adolescents and women in the United States and globally, is situated within the Department of Sociomedical Sciences in the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in New York City.

GATE seeks a highly qualified and experienced candidate to fill the position of Associate Director of Research. The incumbent will preferably have an advanced degree in public health, 6-10+ years of applied practical experience in public health research and practice, preferably global, a good understanding of global health priorities and will be looking for opportunities aligned with our areas of work, including menstrual health and hygiene, education, gender, water, and sanitation.

Our focus of work spans from low-resource settings and communities in the United States and globally, to humanitarian contexts. The Associate Director of Research will also have demonstrated successful experiences in 1.) conducting and managing qualitative and mixed-method research, 2.) developing productive working relationships with other institutions and partners, 3.) strategic and operational planning, 4.) managing and mentoring staff and students (team of 4-5 staff and multiple students), and 5.) conducting research with adolescents and/or women.

The incumbent must have the ability to travel 30% of the time and willingness to travel to low-resource global contexts for extended periods of time for data collection activities, potentially including humanitarian contexts.

This position is contingent upon the availability of grant funding.

Subject to business needs, we may support hybrid work arrangements (partially remote, partially on-site). Options will be discussed during the interview process. Preference is for being based in New York City.

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