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American Heart Association Associate Science & Medicine Advisor in Dallas, Texas


Are you ready to join an organization where you can be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives?

Envision all Americans enjoying ideal cardiovascular health free of heart disease and stroke. At the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, we get to work toward that goal every single day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? You bet!

This is satisfying work that makes a real difference in people's lives. You can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. You will connect with people and make a lifesaving impact. You will partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare.


The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for an Associate Science and Medicine Advisor in our National Center office located in Dallas, TX. This position can be home-based.

This is a full time, benfeits eligible position with funding through aprox. 06/03/2024

In the role, you will provide technical and scientific input for AHA sponsorship related grants activities. The position will work in the Science and Medicine team to fulfill the science support to grant-related iniatives.

Essential Job Duties

  • Provide consultation, guidance, and approval review on science/clinical aspects to grant-related program initiatives, including input on public and professional programs, patient and lay publications, corporate relations and marketing materials with health and science implications and other public or professional facing activities.

  • Provide staff support to grant-related science advisory bodies and serves as the liaison to the AHA Council and Science Committees

  • Work with grant-related program team to help develop and review content for professional, public, and community-facing products and ensures content is current and accurate.

  • Provides leadership and guidance to effectively translate science and guidelines specific to the sponsorship or grant to teams producing on-line and face-to-face educational programs, practice resources, and patient educational tool.

  • Serves as grant-related science/clinical representative/spokesperson, as appropriate and as needed; engages in science-science meetings with corporate relations and sponsors

  • Maintains understanding of and adherence to the Office of Science and Medicine’s processes and policies to successfully execute on role

  • Maintains current CVD and stroke knowledge on the state of the science and practice in these fields to assure that the content reviewed is current and accurate.

  • Researches, identifies and establishes opportunities to enhance AHA/ASA Office of Science knowledge base through individual or assigned involvement in scientific meetings, review of literature, consulting with clinical practitioners, and monitoring legislation or other public action.

Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require:


  • Master’s degree in Public Health or related field required or clinical and educational experience in the cardiovascular, neuroscience or related fields.

  • Minimum of five (5) years of clinical or research experience in the cardiovascular, neuroscience or related fields.

  • Superior writing & communication skills; publication history in peer reviewed journals, preferred.

  • Ability to understand, integrate and summarize scientific literature.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with professional volunteers, staff, and the public as part of a team.

  • Demonstrated ability to simultaneously manage multiple, complex projects in varying stages of development under time constraints.

  • Proficient with standard office software packages, including basic knowledge of PC-based database applications and web browsers.

  • Must be able to travel overnight approx. 25% of the time.

Preferred Skills

  • Knowledge of voluntary health organizations or nonprofit organizations.

  • Experience in volunteer management

The American Heart Association’s 2024 Goal: Every person deserves the opportunity for a full, healthy life. As champions for health equity, by 2024, the American Heart Association will advance cardiovascular health for all, including identifying and removing barriers to health care access and quality.

At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity applies to both our workforce and the communities we serve as it relates to heart health and stroke prevention.

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EOE/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Location US-TX-Dallas

Posted Date 1 month ago (6/30/2022 9:32 AM)

Requisition ID 2022-8839

Job Category Science & Research

Position Type Full Time

Location: TX-Dallas