full-time position with Population Family and Reproductive Health Services ending 12 months from start date; 40 hours per week; Monday - Friday
Oversee a capacity development project in public health economics. The project's mission is to develop the skill set of mid-career policy makers and researchers in applying economic principles to programs that control disease. There will be a special focus on programs in vaccination, as well as, in the control of other communicable diseases. Help to develop and curate cost-effectiveness models, as well as, curricular material for users to apply these models. The curricular material will be developed by a partnership of faculty members from Africa, Asia, and USA. Assist in designing workshops where participants will learn to develop and use economic models in practice. Help faculty to design online learning experiences based on the curricular material.
Curate cost effectiveness models and case studies provided by project partners. Curate syllabi, lectures and exercises provided by project partners. Lead in the team's development of one or more original cost effectiveness models of communicable disease control. Convene monthly teleconference meetings of the project team. Help project partners produce and record online versions of lectures and exercises. Help partners with scheduling for the workshops they are organizing in Africa and Asia. Travel at least 4 times during the year for 1-2 weeks at a time to support capacity development of policy makers in South Africa, Uganda, India, Pakistan, Namibia. Develop online versions of cost effectiveness models using BASECASE software.
Perform other duties as required.
Bachelor's degree. Three years progressively responsible experience in program administration in an academic environment. Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Familiarity with economic evaluation methods Experience in programming in TreeAge, At Risk, and BaseCase. Able to travel to Africa and Asia and to obtain visa to India, Pakistan, and Namibia.
Experience in programming in TreeAge or in producing economic evaluation models in Excel. Able to learn At Risk and BaseCase in less than 2 weeks.
Familiarity with development of educational materials and curricular design.
**JHU Equivalency Formula: 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.**
Masters or equivalent in health economics and public health.
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