Senior Health Policy Analyst
Peace Corps Response positions are open to returned Volunteers or U.S. citizens with significant professional and technical experience.
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The Senior Health Policy Analyst will contribute to the conceptualization of research/policy analysis, and participate in Thinktank, Policy Lab, as well as relevant meetings. The PCRV in conjunction with junior staff will write reports on proceedings of Thinktank and Policy Lab meetings and support development of analytical reports and policy briefs. This position will not include involvement in or provision of any direct patient assessment, management, or care, the provision of any counseling services, or any supervision or conducting of clinical research. The goal of this assignment is for the PCRV to support capacity development for junior analysts working in the Health Policy Lab.
Peace Corps Response established its “Advancing Health Professionals” program in 2019. Response Volunteers serving with the AHP program seek to improve health outcomes on a societal level through the provision of high-level, specialized service in the health sector. AHP projects include programming such as nursing education, health systems strengthening, service delivery improvement, and other non-clinical interventions which enhance the quality of healthcare.
Please note that departure dates and other details of this project could change because of the uncertainties as Peace Corps and local partners resume volunteer operations. Candidates selected for this position will be arriving in Malawi together as a group, so while the departure dates for the whole group could change, dates cannot be changed for individual candidates.
• Strong experience with research methods, writing and policy analysis
• Ability to convey analysis and information orally through briefings, consultations and other presentations
The Peace Corps embraces and leverages the diversity of its volunteers as a reflection of America's diversity. Peace Corps Response is committed to reflecting the diversity of the United States in the professionals we send into the field to support the mission of world peace and friendship. Applicants with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Before you apply, please review Medical Information for Applicants to learn about the clearance process and other health conditions that are difficult to accommodate in Peace Corps service.
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