Public Health Job Opportunities

APHA Public Health Fellowship in Government

Deadline: 9/4/18

The call for applications for the 2019 APHA Public Health Fellowship in Government is underway. This is the 10th year APHA is offering this fellowship, which previous fellows have described as an “amazing,” “phenomenal” and “life altering” experience. The fellowship provides a unique learning opportunity and demonstrates the value and need for basing policy on sound science.

Candidates must have strong public health credentials and be able to spend one year in Washington, D.C.  The fellow will have the option of working in the House or Senate on legislative and policy issues such as creating healthy communities, improving health equity, addressing environmental health concerns, population health or the social determinants of health.

Training for the fellowship will begin in January 2019 so you must be able to move to the Washington, D.C., area in January. Throughout the year, the fellow will gain a practical knowledge of government and how the public policy process works. Continue reading “APHA Public Health Fellowship in Government”

Drug Overdose Prevention Coordinator

Deadline: 9/4/18

NE DHHS is seeking a Drug Overdose Prevention Coordinator who, under limited supervision, assesses community-wide and group health needs; develops and evaluates community health education programs to meet those needs; writes, distributes, and presents information on community health education programs; observes and evaluates work of community partner health education staff; and writes grant proposals; performs related work as assigned.  Continue reading “Drug Overdose Prevention Coordinator”