Research Scientist in Health and Elderly Care Policy and Systems in China

updated 2/22/2021 Full-time Job Opportunity: Research Scientist in Health and Elderly Care Policy and Systems in China Background China already has a larger number of people aged 65+ than any other country and presents an enormously rich environment for researching and improving its elderly care system. In order to meet the changing needs and demands of the aging population and their families, China is embarking on major reforms to transform…

Research Assistant for Policy and System Research of China’s Health and Elderly Care Systems

updated 2/4/2021 Full-time Job Opportunity: Research Assistant for Policy and System Research of China’s Health and Elderly Care Systems Background China’s population is aging rapidly. To meet the changing needs and demands of the aging population and their families, China is embarking on major reforms to transform its health care system and to build an elderly care system. Rigorous research and training are needed to inform policy formulations. At the…

Student Research Assistant: China’s Health Policies on Obesity/Chronic Disease

Dr. Susan Greenhalgh, Research Professor of Anthropology and China Studies, is looking for a native Chinese-speaking student at Harvard familiar with the institutional arrangements of health policymaking in China. The Research Assistant will work with a medical anthropologist primarily by conducting online research in Chinese sources. The Research Assistant would investigate: Chinese reactions to a 2019 article documenting Coca-Cola’s interference in Chinese chronic disease policymaking; post-2015 work on obesity and…

COVID-19 Disruption Grants

Small grants up to $3000 to cover unexpected costs that have arisen due to disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic are available through the Fairbank Center. Please note that this source cannot be used to fund travel, travel-related expenses, or the hiring of research assistants.  Eligibility All Harvard graduate students whose primary research topic is related to China Studies are welcome to apply. The selection process will prioritize need and preference will be shown to students who have…