Public Health Job Opportunities

Health Program Manager

Nebraska Health and Human Services System (NDHHS) Office of Health Disparities and Health Equity (OHDHE) is hiring a Health Program Manager for Congressional District Three to work on efforts related to reducing health disparities and advancing heath equity. The location of the position can be in various areas of Congressional District 3, based on space availability in office locations.

For more information, please visit the Public Health Webpage at the link below:

http://dhhs.ne.gov/pages/careers.aspx [dhhs.ne.gov], then click on DHHS Jobs.  In the search bar, enter Program Manager.

MCH Postdoctoral Fellow, USF

The University of South Florida College of Public Health’s Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health Education, Science, and Practice (CoE) is recruiting for two postdoctoral fellows to contribute to the center’s research and teaching needs in maternal and child health (MCH) and to become prepared for MCH faculty positions and MCH leadership positions at the national and state levels. 

These are two-year fellowships funded by the HRSA’s Maternal and Child Health Bureau, with particular foci on research pertaining to maternal/infant health, child/adolescent health, women’s health, sexual/reproductive health, family/community violence, and unintentional injury. There is specific interest in recruiting individuals from racially/ethnically diverse backgrounds in addition to other underrepresented minority backgrounds.

View the document for full position details, timeline and application instructions.

State Medical Epidemiologist

Description

Under general direction, coordinates epidemiology services and disease investigation, provides epidemiologic consultation, develops plans for and monitors disease detection, bioterrorism, prevention and control; reviews health policy, legislation, health resources, infrastructure, and services to determine impact of disease prevention, control, and response; analyzes available data on disease and health in Nebraska and prepares epidemiological and statistical reports and summaries.

Hiring rate of position: Commensurate with education and experience

Location and address of position: Nebraska State Office Building 301 Centennial Mall South Lincoln, NE 68509

Work schedule: M-F 8-5

HRSA Maternal & Child Health Bureau positions for recent graduates and student interns

The Maternal and Child Health Bureau has posted two positions for recent graduates and two opportunities for student interns:

Public Health Analyst (a COPH graduate has done this program, and had a great experience–he actually has stayed on with MCHB): https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/579287400 [usajobs.gov]

Management Analyst: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/579326400 [usajobs.gov]

HRSA Pathways Office Automation Clerk Student Intern, Rockville (GS-0399-1/4): https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/579575800 [usajobs.gov]

HRSA Pathways Student Intern – Medical /Health, Rockville (GS-0699-5/7): https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/579712900 [usajobs.gov]

Presidential Management Fellows Program

Since 1977 the PMF Program has matched outstanding graduate students with exciting Federal opportunities.

This rigorous, two-year paid fellowship includes challenging assignments, developmental assignments, and networking opportunities. Finalists appointed as PMFs are hired by Federal Agencies to engage in solving domestic and/or international issues in a variety of fields, such as public policy, foreign policy, business administration, engineering, science, technology, public health, cybersecurity, and more.

The PMF Program seeks eligible graduate students every year who want to make a difference through public service. 

The selection process for the Presidential Management Fellows Program consists of the following:

  1. Application
  2. On-Line Assessment
  3. Finalist Selection
  4. Agency Placement as a Fellow

More information about application and selection is available on the PMF website, at www.pmf.gov

If you are interested in federal employment, you should consider this program (many fellows go on to secure a permanent position). Recent years have seen a number of public health related positions, and we expect to see even more this year.

The website has a lot of helpful information for applicants on the Become a PMF tab. This year the application will be open from September 30th – October 14th.

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