Research Assistant (RWJF)


The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF; the Foundation), located in Princeton, N.J., is the largest philanthropy in America dedicated solely to health. Since 1972, we have focused on developing and promoting innovations in health and healthcare to improve the lives of millions. In partnership with others, we are working toward a nation that is rooted in equity, compassion, and respect. A nation that provides everyone in America a fair and just opportunity to thrive, no matter who they are, where they live, or how much money they have. This requires addressing many harmful obstacles to well-being, including poverty, powerlessness, and discrimination.


We take seriously our responsibilities, and we pledge to work in ways that reflect our Guiding Principles. These are rooted in equity and influence everything we do at RWJF. Equity, diversity, inclusion, and collaboration allow our staff’s wide range of experiences, passions, and perspectives to enrich our work and strengthen our ability to address our nation’s most pressing health issues. The Foundation offers a collaborative, collegial, and creative work environment. With a career at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, you will make a difference.


RWJF is seeking a research associate to support create, develop, implement, and manage the research and evaluation aspects of the Foundation’s initiatives. This work will support a range of applied research programs with grantees, help the Foundation understand its impact based on program evaluations, and improve decision-making and strategies through shared learnings. Associates are based in the Foundation’s Princeton, N.J., office. 


Successful candidates will have a combination of two (2) years of related work experience in health or a related field including the social determinants of health, preferably in the nonprofit or government sector; knowledge of philanthropy helpful.  Education and experience equivalent to a master’s degree (e.g., Master of Public Health or Public Policy), or a bachelor’s degree and two (2) years of related experience or training, especially in Public Health, Public Policy, or a related health, behavioral, or social science field.  Proficiency with statistics and research and evaluation methods.


RWJF offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. Click here for more in-depth details on this opportunity, and to apply. Application deadline is November 7, 2021.



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  • Michael Quan
    published this page in Job Board 2021-10-06 11:32:48 -0400