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Friday, July 20


Project ECHO currently has an extraordinary position of a Director of Research and Evaluation to join the ECHO Institute. The Director of Research and Evaluation will lead the team at the ECHO Institute focused on performing research and evaluation on ECHO programs, as well as anchoring a global community of researchers working on ECHO programs. The ECHO Institute has recently developed a strategic plan that will map out the key goals, objectives and activities to move the ECHO Institute from our current operations to reach 1 billion people by 2025. The Director of Research and Evaluation will possess content expertise, and participate personally in research and lead a team who perform this research. In addition, the individual will anchor external collaborators, who will bring additional specific expertise, by identifying external collaborators, managing their engagement with the work and supervising deliverables resulting from this work. The chosen candidate will lead the research, measurement and evaluation functions with minimal direction, and lead the Institute’s research program coordinating among our faculty and external collaborators and partners. The successful individual must possess strong research and leadership skills and have a proven track record of success at securing funding for research; and designing implementing, evaluating and publishing research in a relevant discipline; such as, health services research, epidemiology, population sciences, behavioral and community interventions, health disparities, survivor-ship or health care delivery research. The ECHO Institute is looking for a Director with a PhD, MD or PhD/MD in a relevant field. The successful individual will lead programs or initiatives, and perform data, quantitative and qualitative analyses. This individual must also be able to collaborate with the Institute’s strategic team; 1) to ensure that the research components of the proposals prepared by them are appropriately designed, and 2) work with the strategic team to identify and pursue funding opportunities specifically targeted to research, measurement & evaluation.