Global Health Research Coordinator position (Hybrid)

Stanford’s Center for Innovation in Global Health is pleased to offer an exciting opportunity for early-career candidates that are interested in joining a collaborative, mission-driven team.

The Global Health Research Coordinator will lead desk-based global health research and events and conferences for the Center. He/she will conduct research on myriad topics in global health – ranging from lessons learned from the COVID pandemic to the health impacts of climate change, to women’s leadership in global health, and more – and will be tasked with summarizing the technical information into visually-appealing presentations and publications.

Stanford’s Center for Innovation in Global Health is committed to increasing wellbeing, worldwide. With nearly 200 faculty fellows from all seven schools within the university, they share knowledge, equip leaders, and build interdisciplinary teams to address urgent global health challenges and achieve health equity. They focus their research and educational programs in three main areas – 21st-century leadership, human and planetary health, and global health equity – and they partner with organizations around the world to ensure that Stanford’s commitment to excellence extends well beyond our campus


The tasks for this position include:

  • Plan and perform research tasks requiring initiative and judgment by applying basic knowledge and understanding of scientific theory when precedents do not provide specific guidance. General instruction provided by the supervisor as needed. May interpret study results in collaboration with supervisor or PI.   
  • Participate in the development and administration of survey instruments and rating scales requiring judgment in applying non-routine procedures.
  • Analyze and summarize results for review with supervisor. Audit the accuracy and validity of data
  • Conduct literature searches, and write literature summaries and manuscripts, requiring preliminary judgments after the supervisor outlines conceptual approach.
  • Assist with development, communication and design of research findings to internal and external audiences, which may include web updates, social media, and/or white papers, for use in recruitment, educational, or awareness of programs, with guidance from supervisor. 
  • Oversee and/or perform duties associated with scheduling, organizing, and operating complex conferences, seminars, and events, including arranging with vendors for services, overseeing the production and distribution of materials, administering logistics, and managing event within budget.
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  • As a Stanford’s Center for Innovation in Global researcher, candidate will enjoy career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
  • Superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
  • Excellent health care benefits.
  • A Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums. 
    Provision of free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more.

Job Requirements

  • This is an excellent opportunity for applicant with a strong awareness of global health challenges and a Master’s degree in Global Health or Public Health who wants to advance to a higher level of training (e.g. MD, PhD).
  • General understanding of scientific theory and methods, typically gained through completion of an undergraduate degree in a related field.
  • General computer skills and ability to quickly learn and master computer programs.
  • Ability to work under deadlines with general guidance.
  • Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to complete detailed work accurately.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Broad knowledge of global health and the main issues within.
  • Events or conference planning experience; skills in developing event agendas and objectives, and event logistics.

Application Process

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Application Deadline: Unspecified

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