GHPC at Georgia State University

Research Associate II – Georgia State University (Atlanta, GA)

Quick Brief

  • Full time
  • $58,099 – $68,250 a year
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Do you have a passion for health policy and a desire to make a real difference in people’s lives?  The Georgia Health Policy Centre (GHPC) at Georgia State University is seeking a highly motivated Research Associate II (RA II) to join their growing team. 

GHPC: Where Research Meets Impact

GHPC is a dynamic organization dedicated to using research to improve health and well-being.  They work collaboratively with partners across the country to develop and implement innovative health programs, with a particular focus on rural communities.  This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a team that is truly making a difference.

The Role: Be a Key Player in Community Health Improvement

As an RA II, you will play a vital role in the Community Health Systems Development (CHSD) team.  You will provide crucial technical assistance and capacity-building support to rural communities as they work to implement health improvement initiatives.  This will involve a variety of tasks, including:

  • Delivering Technical Assistance: You will be the point person for assigned communities, providing virtual and on-site support through workshops, webinars, and meetings. 
  • Developing Resources: Help create new training materials and tools to empower communities in their health improvement efforts.
  • Assessing Community Needs: Work with communities to understand their unique challenges and tailor support accordingly.
  • Measuring Success: Track the impact of grant funding and develop strategies for ongoing improvement.
  • Project Management: Manage projects of varying sizes, ensuring they stay on track and achieve their goals. 
  • Research and Reporting: Prepare research papers, reports, and presentations to communicate findings effectively.
  • Building Relationships: Forge strong connections with community representatives, stakeholders, and external partners.
  • Staying Current: Continually update your knowledge of best practices and emerging trends in rural health.

Are you a perfect fit?

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field (public health, policy, social sciences) and one year of experience, or a combination of education and experience.
  • Strong understanding of the U.S. healthcare system and policy landscape.
  • Prior experience providing technical assistance and conducting research (both qualitative and quantitative) is a plus.
  • Excellent written and communication skills to clearly convey complex information.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Ability to build trust and rapport with diverse stakeholders.
  • A passion for rural health and a desire to make a positive impact.

What We Offer

  • Competitive salary and benefits package (health insurance, dental, vision, tuition assistance, retirement savings plan).
  • Opportunity to work remotely and in the office (as needed).
  • Professional development opportunities and mentorship.
  • Be part of a collaborative and supportive team environment.
  • Make a real difference in the lives of people in rural communities.

Join us and be a champion for rural health! This is a full-time, exempt position located on the Atlanta campus of Georgia State University. The starting salary range is $58,099–$68,250.  To apply, submit a complete application package including your resume, cover letter, and reference number (#LI-JB1) by June 21st. Visit Here for more information


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