What's your motivation? Opportunity? Creativity? Contribution? It's all part of working for the American Heart Association---where you can combine professional growth with personal fulfillment. So if you're considering a new and rewarding career, consider the American Heart Association. We have an excellent opportunity for an Associate Science & Medicine Advisor in our National Center office in Dallas, TX.
The Associate Science & Medicine Advisor will provide coordination between AHA Science and Medicine Staff and RWJF-funded research staff in order to provide science-based data and evidence, rooted in the AHA's tradition of rigorous review, supporting the development of effective policy positions and statements to achieve the goals of the Advocacy Organization. The position will also be responsible for identifying emerging science in an effort to position the Advocacy Organization as a go-to source for evidence-based policy solutions through the media.
This is a part-time, grant funded position. This position is eligible for benefits.
Major Responsibilities Include:
Promotes and demonstrates effective collaboration between AHA Science and Medicine Staff and RWJF-funded research staff in order to provide science-based data and evidence to achieve the Advocacy Organization's objectives.
Responsible for emerging science in an effort to position the Advocacy Organization as a go-to source for evidence-based policy solutions through the media.
Attends and participates in all relevant AHA, RWJF, and other external meetings throughout the year, including volunteer advocacy meetings, as appropriate.
Required Qualifications Include:
PhD or doctoral degree or post graduate education (MD, DDS, MPH, etc.) is required.
A minimum of 5 years of experience in healthcare, not-for-profit, government and or healthcare association sectors is required.
A minimum of 5 years of experience in clinical or research experience in the cardiovascular, neuroscience or related fields.
Superior writing & communication skills with a publication history in peer revewed journals.
Ability to understand, integrate and summarize scientific literature.
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with volunteers, staff, and the public as part of a team.
Demonstrated ability to simultaneously manage multiple, complex projects in varying stages of development under time constraints.
Knowledge of voluntary health organizations or nonprofit organizations preferred.
Experience working in public health policy.
Experience in volunteer management.
Demonstrated understanding and appreciation for the use of technology and information systems.
Ability to travel up to 40% of the time, including occasional evenings and weekends.
Attracting talented, committed employees means offering a competitive benefits package, ongoing professional development and training, and a diverse and inclusive environment in which to work and grow. And we do.
To apply for this position or to see other opportunities with the American Heart Association please visit www.heart.org/careers . We no longer accept mailed, faxed or e-mailed resumes. Please apply for positions directly through our website. Only those candidates deemed most qualified by the hiring manager will be contacted to interview.
The American Heart Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer and works to prohibit discrimination and to assure fair and uniform treatment of applicants and employees in all aspects of Human Resources administration without regard to political or religious opinions or affiliations, membership or non-membership in employee organizations, age, sex, disability, race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, marital status or any other non-merit factor.
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