Public Health Job Opportunities

Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship

Deadline: September 9, 2015 

The Mirzayan Fellowship offers graduate students the opportunity to spend 12 weeks at the Academies learning about science and technology policy. All of the application materials must be submitted by September 9, 2015. The session will last from January 19 – April 9, 2016, and each Fellow will receive a stipend of $8500.

View more information in the flyer below, and at the program website.

Mirzayan Fellowship Program

Epidemiology Foodborne Surveillance Response Coordinator

Deadline: July 20, 2015

UNL is seeking an Epidemiology Foodborne Surveillance Response Coordinator to design, implement, integrate, and administrator complex statewide epidemiology surveillance systems and/or design, develop, implement, and conduct complex epidemiological studies involving chronic or acute diseases, infections, or injuries. Provide epidemiological leadership and direction in preparation for all response to disease and/or infection outbreaks. Coordinates with state medical epidemiologists in the investigation of threats of bioterrorism and outbreaks. Continue reading “Epidemiology Foodborne Surveillance Response Coordinator”

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.

Download the document below to view the full job description and instructions for applying.

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