The Research Manager will provide research expertise and leadership to the Schroeder Institute (SI) on time-sensitive and priority projects. The Research Manager will conduct and supervise research and evaluation activities in the areas of nicotine prevention messaging and tobacco control policy including:
Coordinating projects conducted internally, such as those to evaluate Truth Initiative's programs and further Truth Initiative’s efforts to inform evidence-based health communication strategies and tobacco regulation
Managing collaborations with external partners and government partners to develop external campaigns and research studies;
Leading research activities, including selecting and refining study measures, developing and implementing surveys, overseeing quality control of data collection, developing analysis plans and preparing summaries of findings;
Assisting other departments in projects, initiatives, and reports to further Truth Initiative’s mission;
Co-authoring manuscripts for peer-review publication, managing literature searches and reviews
Managing the preparation of grant/contract applications;
Presenting research findings at conferences and meetings and collaborating with colleagues in the development of materials for conference, academic or other scientific purposes;
Overseeing small teams of staff to perform projects and tasks mentioned above.
The ideal candidate will have a doctorate in Communication, Public Health, Psychology, or similar with prior experience publishing in peer-reviewed academic journals. The candidate must also have an interest, and ideally, experience, in tobacco control research. Previous experience in project management and supervision of staff is preferred; a solid background in research methodology, health behavior change theory and practice, and overseeing analyses is preferred. Excellent communication skills, with a focus on writing ability, are essential. The candidate must be able to work independently as well as collaboratively. Attention to detail in a fast-paced environment is essential.
Truth Initiative offers a competitive salary based on experience with EXCELLENT benefits.
Interested applicants should submit their resume and cover letter to https://truthinitiative.applytojob.com/apply/dvUfqhvLwt/Research-Manager
mail application materials to:
Attn: Research Manager
900 G Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Fax: (202) 204-5214
No telephone calls please.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or disability.
Truth Initiative® is America’s largest nonprofit public health organization committed to making tobacco use and nicotine addiction a thing of the past. We investigate, expose and amplify the truth about smoking, vaping, and nicotine through groundbreaking research and policy studies, our award-winning truth® campaign, community activism and engagement, and innovation to end tobacco use.