Public Health Job Opportunities

Student Workers with UNMC, CoPH

Deadline: April 6th

Two student worker positions, 15-20 hours per week, up to 2 years. The successful candidate will participate in the assessment, recruitment, retention, and data collection efforts of research participants in a randomized controlled trial focusing on diabetes prevention.

The position requires the ability to effectively work as part of a large interdisciplinary team, some in-state travel, ability to effectively communicate and work with participants at the assessment sessions, flexible working hours, and strong computer skills. A secondary responsibility will be to manage content for a website promoting translational research.

 Preferred skills:  Candidates should have research or practice experience in health, health promotion, or health education or any other related field. Experience working with deadlines and following protocols without direct supervision, and experience working directly with people in a healthcare or healthcare-related environments (clients, research participants, patients). Additional skills that would be advantageous for the position include conducting health assessments (blood pressure measurements, height and weight, health history questionnaires), demonstrated good time management skills, willingness to learn new techniques and procedures, website management, and a strong work ethic. 

Application instructions: Send CV and cover letter describing qualifications and reasons for wanting the job to Tricia Munoz by April 6th.

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