Public Health Job Opportunities

Postdoctoral Fellow in Dissemination and Implementation Research and Statewide Program Evaluation

Deadline: until filled

The interdisciplinary Prevention Science PhD program at Washington State University (WSU), in collaboration with the Washington State Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery (DBHR), seek candidates for a three-year postdoctoral research fellowship.  The fellowship can begin as early as 8/15/2015.  The candidate will work with Dr. Laura Hill, a prevention scientist and chair of WSU’s Department of Human Development, who will provide mentored training in research as well as protected time to participate in publishing, grant writing, and other career development opportunities, including teaching if desired.  Continue reading “Postdoctoral Fellow in Dissemination and Implementation Research and Statewide Program Evaluation”

County Extension Director (Shawnee County, KS)

Deadline: screening begins 7/20/15 and continues until filled

Shawnee County, the third most populated county in Kansas, is located approximately 60 miles west of Kansas City. It has a diversified urban, suburban, and rural population of nearly 179,000. There are five incorporated cities in Shawnee County – Auburn, Rossville, Silver Lake, Willard, and Topeka which is the county seat and state capital. Topeka, with a population over 127,000, is home to Washburn University, Gage Park, and Lake Shawnee.

The Shawnee County Extension Director serves as the administrative leader of the county’s extension programs and staff. The director is administratively responsible to the K-State Research and Extension Assistant Director for Field Operations and the County Extension Board.

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Ebola Readiness Planner

Deadline: until filled

East Central Health District in Georgia is seeking an Ebola Readiness Planner/Ebola Response Support Consultant/Epidemiologist I. The Ebola Readiness Planner (ERP) position is intended to assist local public health districts with the completion of requirements under the PHEP Ebola Supplemental Grant. The period of grant performance is 4/1/2015 to 9/30/2016. This position will assist in the development of Ebola specific response plans for use in the East Central Health District. Continue reading “Ebola Readiness Planner”