PRHE Science Policy Analyst - University of California San Francisco’s (UCSF) Program on Reproductive Health and the Environ
The PRHE Science Policy Analyst, Science & Policy, in the Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment (PRHE) is responsible for contributing substantive science and policy work to an innovative academic program on research translation focused on environmental health at UCSF. The position is within the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences (Ob/Gyn & RS) and will report to the Associate Director, Science & Policy in PRHE.
The PRHE Science Policy Analyst uses skills as a seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of analytical practices, policies and procedures; researches, analyzes and develops solutions to a wide range of issues. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Primarily deals with policies, programs and proposals which are complex in nature and diverse in scope. Develops new programs, policies or procedures for possible implementation.
The successful candidate will demonstrate expertise in environmental health sciences, public health, occupational health, epidemiology, toxicology, systematic review methods or related field as well as knowledge of, and practice in environmental health science and policy in the United States. This person will have a publication track record in the peer-reviewed literature and demonstrate a high level of written and oral communications skills specifically in communicating with scientists and non-scientists.
- Bachelor’s (BA or BS) degree with five to seven years of experience in environmental health and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience in environmental health which can include environmental epidemiology, risk assessment, economics analysis, public health, and/or toxicology
- Demonstrated expertise in environmental health sciences, public health, occupational health, epidemiology, toxicology, systematic review methods or related field
- Ability to use some computer and technology programs, including End Note, and Asana
- Demonstrated high level of written and oral communications skills and ability to communicate with scientists and non-scientists
- Strong level of attention to detail and ability to manage many moving priorities and projects
- Possess a desire to learn about science-policy work and demonstrated commitment to lifelong learning
- Commitment to public health advocacy
- Ability to work well with others and desire to work on collaborative projects
- Possess a level of creativity and a willingness to try different solutions to solve problems or advance the work, technologically or otherwise
- Advanced degree (MPH, M.Sc,) and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience in environmental health which can include environmental epidemiology, risk assessment, economics analysis, public health, and/or toxicology
- Knowledge of, and practice in environmental health science and policy in the United States
- Experience in public health advocacy
- Knowledge of the application of systematic review methods
- Experience with social media and usage in a professional/academic setting
- Expertise in Biostatistics