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University of California, Los Angeles

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Fielding School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy & Management
WORLD Policy Analysis Center
Senior Research Analyst

JOE ID Number: 2020-02_111465242
Date Posted: 09/08/2020
Date Inactive: 09/14/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Senior Research Analyst
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Los Angeles, California, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: I2 -- Education and Research Institutions
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The WORLD Policy Analysis Center at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health is the world's largest globally comparative law and policy database with more than 2,000 law and policy indicators across 193 countries, making it possible to undertake rigorous, cross-country global comparative research on how laws and policies are affecting health, well-being, and life outcomes across the world.

The Senior Research Analyst will join this team and contribute to an exciting and unique effort to build, maintain, and analyze the first global resource to understand what countries are doing to promote human rights and human development. The SRA will contribute to building this data, working with the research team to capture legal approaches consistently. They will play a vital role within WORLD by using multilevel, difference-in-difference, and quasi-experimental methods to identify the impact of social policy on health and economic outcomes and on reducing inequalities. The SRA will also be engaged in preparing data for public dissemination and use by a wide range of audiences, including but not limited to researchers/academics, policy advocates, civil society, media, students and the public. Strong writing skills are needed to support writing academic publications, policy briefs, fact sheets for the public, and grants.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application deadline: 09/14/2020
Application Instructions:
To apply, please submit the following application materials through the UCLA Job Portal ( for Job Requisition No. 32663:

-Cover Letter (addressed to WORLD Hiring Manager)
-Curriculum Vitae
-Contact information (telephone and email) for 3 references
-Complete academic transcripts (graduate and undergraduate; unofficial copies are acceptable)

Please send all academic transcripts to:

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, only complete applications will be considered and only candidates selected for an interview or to gather additional information will be contacted.