Public Health Job Opportunities

Senior Epidemiologist

Deadline: June 25, 2015

Serves as the Senior Epidemiologist for the Kansas Trauma Program. Provides support and guidance to the Trauma Program Director and staff regarding scientific and epidemiologic issues to assist with program planning, evaluation, and establishing priorities, coordinating activities, and resource allocation. Develops relationships with hospital trauma registrars and other partners involved in trauma surveillance, and provides technical assistance to ensure timely, accurate, and appropriate reporting of trauma data. Continue reading “Senior Epidemiologist”

Infection Prevention & Control Coordinator

Deadline: June 23, 2015

The incumbent will provide preparedness assessment by developing a comprehensive screening process and tools to support CDC’s Ebola Readiness Tool. Conduct policy reviews, onsite assessments for facilities based on results of this tool. Prepare detailed report for KDHE on gaps in readiness. Conduct webinars and educational sessions to assist facilities as needed. Continue reading “Infection Prevention & Control Coordinator”

Chronic Disease Epidemiologist

Deadline: 7/11/15

Title: Chronic Disease Epidemiologist

Agency/Organization: Kansas Department of Health and Environment

Location: Topeka, Kansas

Description: Seeking masters-level epidemiologist proficient in SAS programming and analysis skills to join experienced team of chronic disease and injury epidemiologists in the Bureau of Health Promotion (BHP) at the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. Position will provide epidemiology and evaluation support to the Community Clinical Linkages and Health Systems sections of BHP, which will include working in the emerging area of using health information technology (HIT) to improve health systems’ performance. Continue reading “Chronic Disease Epidemiologist”

Research Fellow with National Center for Productive Aging & Work

Deadline: June 15, 2015

Fellowship at the National Center for Productive Aging and Work (NCPAW)

The candidate will serve as a Research Fellow in the newly established National Center for Productive Aging and Work (NCPAW) at the NIOSH campus in Cincinnati, Ohio.  NCPAW is a center within the Total Worker Health™ Office at NIOSH and shares a commitment to improving worker health through interventions that integrate both health protection (safety) and health promotion efforts. The Fellow will actively contribute to the development of NCPAW in several ways including: conducting a needs assessment of current aging research and workplace guidance products, developing translational products on aging and work for the general public, assisting with internal and external partnership development, and conducting both quantitative and qualitative research on healthy aging in the workplace.  It is estimated that approximately 50% of the Fellow’s time will be spent on research-related activities, with the remainder distributed between translational and partnership development activities.

The Fellowship is for a minimum of one year, with the strong possibility of a second year, contingent on funding.  A Ph.D. or equivalent graduate degree is desired, preferably with research experience and graduate training in occupational health, organizational psychology, and/or aging.  Interested candidates should contact either Dr. James Grosch (; 513-533-8167) or Dr. Juliann Scholl (; 513-533-8178) for additional information.  Applicants should submit a current vita and the names of three references to Jim or Juliann by June 15, 2015.

Epidemiology Analyst (Ebola)

Deadline: until filled 

This Epidemiology Analyst will work with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Ebola efforts.

Through the collaborative efforts of the Los Angeles County (LAC) Department of Public Health’s (DPH) Acute Communicable Disease Control Program (ACDC), and the Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP), Ebola Surveillance project, the purpose of the program is to improve surveillance for, and response to, Ebola and other public health threats by: 1) strengthening epidemiologic capacity; 2) updating plans and enhancing response capabilities; 3) improving database systems; 4) developing and implementing Ebola prevention and control strategies; and 5) enhancing DPH collaboration with internal and external partners. Continue reading “Epidemiology Analyst (Ebola)”