CUTTING EDGE PUBLIC HEALTH RESEARCH
We are focused on high-risk, high-reward research to reduce the prevalence of tobacco use in the United States, particularly among youth and young adults. The Schroeder Institute at Truth Initiative is a multidisciplinary research group focused on reducing the disease burden of tobacco use behavior.
HOW YOU WILL CONTRIBUTE
The Public Policy and Research Scientist's role is to assist Truth Initiative's leadership in conducting and coordinating science and policy-related research to help inform youth and young adult tobacco-related policy and practice. Public policy and research projects may also include areas such as: SI commissioned research studies, knowledge synthesis papers, convening strategic consensus meetings, and comments and other regulatory submissions, mostly but not exclusively at the federal level. In this role, you will lead and participate in internally and existing externally-funded projects, grants and contracts and supervise a team of staff involved in this work. You will provide scientific expertise on tobacco science and policy implications to Truth Initiative and to the broader tobacco control community.
WHAT YOU BRING TO US
You should have experience as a research scientist at the equivalent academic level of assistant or associate professor. You should also have experience using scientific evidence in the development of public policy.
You will have a doctorate in public health, economics, health policy, or other social science; have a strong record or demonstrated potential of scholarly research, including content-relevant peer-reviewed publications.
You're an excellent scientist who embraces team science and who can develop an independent line of research that extends the mission of the Schroeder Institute at Truth Initiative.
Salary is competitive based on experience with EXCELLENT benefits.
Interested applicants should submit their resume and cover letter now
mail application materials to:
Attn: Public Policy and Research Scientist
900 G Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Fax: (202) 454-5597
No telephone calls please.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or disability.