Research Associate

Job Type

Full Time




350 Main St.
United States



The Research Associate will uphold ICH's core values: Understanding and respecting diverse populations as well as the uniqueness of communities, safe-guarding privacy, supporting and building lasting partnerships, and improving the health status of communities.

Evaluation and Research Project Support

The Research Associate is responsible for carrying out the day-to-day activities of projects under supervision of a team’s Project Manager, including:

  • Coordinate project and community partner meetings, including scheduling meetings, developing agendas, compiling resources and completing minutes
  • Develop strong working relationships with managers, staff and community partners
  • Develop IRB applications and maintain IRB documentation
  • Support development of project strategy, logic models and evaluation plans
  • Develop or assist in development of needs assessment, evaluation, research and other project tools
  • Collect data, including implementing surveys, conducting interviews and moderating focus groups
  • Provide oversight to data management and complete data entry and data abstraction
  • Participate in the analysis and interpretation of both qualitative data and quantitative data, including preparation of charts and graphs
  • Utilize secondary data sources to create summary tables and charts for grant writing, health assessments and databooks, presentations and other requests
  • Assist with coordination of team communications and project deliverables
  • Collaborate with project team to complete day-to-day work
  • Participate in meetings and contribute to discussion regarding project activities        
  • Participate in the writing of reports and other dissemination materials (i.e. developing power point presentations) for community partners and funders; integrate qualitative and quantitative data in to reports
  • Present project related work at local, state and national meetings and other venues
  • Complete other project-related assignments, including literature searches

Intern Supervision and Mentoring:

  • In collaboration with Project Managers, develop and identify appropriate projects for student interns as needed
  • Provide mentoring and supervision to students in their placements and review their work

Revenue Generation Support

  • Assist ICH staff and community partners in developing grants and proposals as needed

Organizational Responsibilities

  • Participate in ICH committees
  • Participate in organizational meetings
  • Support ICH visibility and communications efforts as requested


  • Bachelors or masters degree in public health, sociology, anthropology, or related field strongly preferred
  • Good organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to balance multiple projects and be flexible in day-to-day work tasks
  • Ability to take direction from multiple project Principal Investigators and Project Managers
  • Experience in community-based research or evaluation, including developing research instruments and collecting and analyzing qualitative and quantitative data
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Basic knowledge of research and evaluation methods
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other ICH staff
  • Be at ease interacting respectfully with community partners and community members
  • Strong computer skills, including knowledge of MSOffice and Outlook
  • Ability to travel independently to meetings locally and statewide 

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

Send your resume and cover letter to Emily Chiasson at the above email address.