Public Health Job Opportunities

Applied Epi Fellowship Program (CSTE/CDC)

CSTE is currently accepting new applications for the  

Applied Epidemiology Fellowship program

for placement in the summer of 2020.

Potential field assignment subject areas:

Birth Defects and NAS

Chronic Disease

Environmental Health

Infectious Diseases (including HAI, Quarantine, and Food Safety)


Injury – Drug Overdose

Occupational Health

Maternal and Child Health

Substance Use/Mental Health


In response to the need for a skilled workforce in applied epidemiology at state and local health departments, the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) has established the Applied Epidemiology Fellowship Program in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH).

The goal of the Fellowship is to provide a high quality on-the-job training experience in applied epidemiology for recent graduates and to prepare Fellows for long-term career placement at the state and local level. Based on their career aspirations and available positions, Fellows are carefully matched to a state or local health agency or federal quarantine station for two years under the guidance of an experienced mentor.

During their tenure, Fellows will be expected to complete activities and achieve competencies related to epidemiologic methods, communication skills, public health practice, policy, and legal issues. Continue reading “Applied Epi Fellowship Program (CSTE/CDC)”

Employee Health and Wellness Coordinator

This Public Health Educator III position will be working to expand wellness programing across City and County Departments. This is a City-County funded position supported by the Health Department within the Health Promotion and Outreach Division. The position is responsible for oversight of a comprehensive wellness program to develop, coordinate, implement, market, and evaluate evidence-based programs, initiatives, and activities designed to improve healthier lifestyles and health status of City of Lincoln and Lancaster County employees and their families.


The position will close on Friday, December 20.


Link to the position and application: Employee Health and Wellness Coordinator (Public Health Educator III)

Student Research Assistant

Dzewaltowksi Lab at UNMC – College of Public Health
Student Research Assistant Position

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Research Assistant(s) will assist with data collection on children in the
youth settings in rural communities in Nebraska and assist in subsequent
video data coding. The position may perform literature searches,
maintain a library of articles for staff, filing, photocopying, running
errands and other lab tasks as assigned.

Special Skills Required:
– Willing to work mornings, evenings, and/or weekends as required for
data collection
– Computer experience with Microsoft Office (particularly Word and

Number of hours per week for this position: 10-20
Part-time hours are not more than 20 hours per week while student is
enrolled in classes. Student will coordinate class and study schedule
with the department, if hired.

If student works during summer and winter break: Maximum is 40 hours
per week.


Supervisor(s): Sara Norgelas & Ann Essay


Email your resume to Sara Norgelas –