JOE - May 2013

American Cancer Society
Talent Attraction
Generalist Recruiement
Senior Economic Policy Analyst, Nutrition & Physical Activity
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Senior Economic Policy Analyst, Nutrition & Physical Activity
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Atlanta, GA, USA
JEL Classifications:
I1 -- Health
I2 -- Education and Research Institutions
L3 -- Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise
O2 -- Development Planning and Policy
Keywords: Economics, research, policy, nutrition.
Deadline Date: 05/1/2013
Salary Range: $86,000 - $115,000

JOE ID Number: 201305_398739

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Develop new research opportunities, initiate collaborative research projects, and provide input to ACS' nutrition and physical activity initiatives to inform public policies on both national and local levels. Publish research papers, contribute to research service publications, and other relevant reports/books with the goal of developing public policy recommendations and strategies for policy change. Collaborate with both the staff of the Intramural Research Department and external partners. Support the Managing Director of the Economic and Health Policy Research Program.
-Analyzing data and publishing original research in high impact publications relevant for developing policies related to nutrition and physical activity
-Supervise one Master's level research analyst
-Maintain and facilitate communications among both internal and external collaborators
-Create and maintain a database supporting the research effort
-Understand and support the overall ACS mission related to nutrition and physical activity
Position Requirements:
-PhD in Economics, Public Policy Analysis or Public Health with at least two years of post-doctoral research experience
-Relevant research experience and publishing record.
-Excellent communication and presentation skills.
-Project management experience.
-Capability to work independently.
-Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies
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Stanley Merritt
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American Cancer Society
250 Williams Street
Atlanta, GA US 30303

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