The Fenway Institute is looking for a part-time, per diem Research Fellow to support a technical assistance project on sexual and gender minority (SGM) health.
This is a part-time, per diem position at 15-20 hours per week (the number of hours may vary week to week). It is ideal for a graduate student in public health.
Working closely with the Director of Health Policy Research, the Research Fellow will:
- Conduct interviews with subject matter experts on issues related to SGM health, intersectional health equity, and other topics;
- Perform literature searches related to SGM health care access and other topics;
- Analyze interview transcripts and literature review results to produce key highlights and recommendations;
- Develop training materials to educate providers, clinicians, and non-clinical health staff on SGM health equity;
- Write academic journal articles and issue briefs on SGM health equity issues.
- Work on other projects as assigned.
We offer competitive salaries, and for those who qualify, an excellent benefits package; including comprehensive medical and dental insurance plans, and a retirement plan with employer match. We also provide 11 paid holidays, paid vacation, and more.
LGBTQIA+ identified persons, people of color, and others from historically underrepresented communities are encouraged to apply.
Skills required include:
- BA or BS
- 2-3 years work experience
- Ability to create searchable Excel spreadsheets;
- Ability to conduct Boolean searches with PubMed, Google Scholar, and other databases;
- Ability to read public health literature and synthesize key points;
- Excellent writing and public speaking skills;
- Understanding of biostatistics for public health and ability to use JMP, SAS, SPSS or a similar statistical program;
- HIV-related and LGBT health experience preferred;
- Proficiency with MS Office and internet applications;
- Experience with design a plus;
- Survey software experience preferred;
- Knowledge of and sensitivity to diverse communities, particularly communities of color and LGBTQ+ communities;
- Experience working with an ethnically, culturally, and racially diverse work staff preferred;
- Ability to work harmoniously with diverse groups of individuals required.
Ability to meet the following physical requirements with or without reasonable accommodations:
- Sit at a computer station for extended periods of time
- Ability to keyboard for extended periods of time