Public Health Job Opportunities

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”

Community Health Planner

Deadline: 4/10/15 or until filled

Douglas County Health Department has received funding from the NE Department of Health to address chronic diseases including diabetes and cardiovascular disease.  The award is a three year  grant.  Grant objectives include policy and system change regarding physical activity in businesses related to walk-ability, policy and system change regarding healthy eating related to healthy vending and a NEMS assessment, policy and systems change regarding Diabetes Prevention Programming support in business and in community organizations and policy and systems change related to electronic health records, Community Health Workers and physician pharmacist links.  Continue reading “Community Health Planner”

Summer Student Intern (paid w/USDA)

Deadline: February 20, 2015

The Omaha USDA office’s Policy Development Staff team is looking for a summer intern–this is a great opportunity to get paid experience and get your foot in the door with a federal agency! They are looking for individuals with a broad public health background (food safety and/or Epi is a plus). You need to be comfortable working with data as well.

View the job description at USAJobs.

Foodborne Surveillance Specialist

Deadline: until filled

Nebraska DHHS is seeking a Foodborne Surveillance Specialist to assist in Office of Epidemiology disease investigation activities. Interview Nebraska residents with reported cases of foodborne and other reportable communicable diseases to capture investigation information. Data collection and database management. Continue reading “Foodborne Surveillance Specialist”