Public Health Job Opportunities

Program Director,Partnership for Autism Career Employment (PACE)

Deadline: anticipated start date 6/1/15

PACE is a new program founded by Autism Action Partnership, Nebraska’s largest nonprofit foundation supporting autism services and resources. The Program Director will manage and oversee the development and implementation of a new long-term supported employment services program in the state of Nebraska for adults on the autism spectrum.  This position will report to the Executive Director of Autism Action Partnership and will work with a variety of community partners, advocates, and the business community to design a supported employment program to support adults with ASD.

View the full job description and instructions for applying here.

National Biosafety & Biocontainment Training Program (NBBTP) Call for Fellowships

Deadline: July 6, 2015 

The NBBTP is a partnership between the Division of Occupational Health and Safety (DOHS) and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) at the National Institutes of Health. This is a rare opportunity for individuals seeking work in high containment facilities to receive professional training in biosafety and biocontainment at one of the foremost biomedical research centers in the world. Continue Reading…

Temporary Health Surveillance Specialist

Deadline: until filled 

NE DHHS is seeking a temporary Health Surveillance Specialist to work with the Occupational Safety and Health Surveillance Program and Office of Epidemiology. The Surveillance Specialist will: Conduct investigation and interviews of Nebraska residents with reported cases of occupational and environmental-related illnesses, injuries, and poisonings. Conduct data collection, and database management for public health surveillance systems. Assist in the generation and analysis of health indicators. Prepare annual reports, factsheets, summaries of data sets, and presentations on occupational and environmental health issues. Continue Reading…

CDC Public Health Associate Program

Application Period: January 12-16, 2015

The Public Health Associate Program (PHAP) gives recent graduates with a bachelor’s or master’s degree a valuable opportunity to get hands-on public health experience. This two-year program provides opportunities for associates to gain broad experience working in public health programs in state, tribal, local and territorial (STLT) public health organizations; community-based organizations; public health institutes and associations; academic institutions; and CDC quarantine stations. PHAP also provides competency-based training designed to build the next generation of public health professionals.  Continue Reading…