The Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy (CDDEP) seeks an energetic individual to provide research support to its staff. The position is based out of Nairobi, and the individual will be expected to work closely with CDDEP’s New Delhi office. Travel may be required.
CDDEP is a public health research organization with headquarters in Washington, D.C. and New Delhi, India. Its mission is “to produce independent, multidisciplinary research to advance the health and well-being of human populations in the United States and around the world.” Founded in 2009 as a center of Resources for the Future, CDDEP is now an independent non-profit organization. CDDEP’s team of economists, epidemiologists, disease modelers, policy and risk analysts carry out research on malaria, antibiotic resistance, disease control priorities, environmental health, alcohol and tobacco, and various other diseases. Research is divided across four areas: disease dynamics and behavior, disease dynamics and information structure, delivery of new technologies for disease control, and innovative financing.More information about CDDEP can be found at www.cddep.org.
We seek applicants with backgrounds in global health, public health, epidemiology, and/or natural sciences to work as part of our research teams. Candidates must have a BA/BS, although an MA/MS/MPH is preferred. We especially seek individuals with knowledge of epidemiology, and good analytical reasoning and technical writing skills. Statistical programming experience using R or STATA is necessary, and programming experience in other languages including C/C++, SQL, or python is a plus. Must be well organized, attentive to detail, and able to work independently.
Qualified candidates should send their CV/resume, cover letter, unofficial transcripts, and 3 professional references by email to [email protected]. The email should have “[YOUR NAME] – Research Analyst, Nairobi” in the subject line. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
CDDEP is an equal opportunity employer and offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Principals only. EOE. Women & minorities are encouraged to apply. No phone calls, please.