Public Health Job Opportunities

Inclusion Program Coordinator

Provides project management support for COPH’s Race, Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity Initiatives and for early career faculty in the Department of Health Promotion conducting research in this area. COPH students, staff, and faculty are currently participating in an Ideas to Action planning process to brainstorm, develop, and implement interventions that will strengthen the COPH culture, inclusion, diversity, and equity. This process is intended to initiate sustained activities and efforts to support race, inclusion, diversity, and equity within, and outside, of the COPH.

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Community-Based Research Assistant (Part-Time Temporary; Located in Scottsbluff, NE)

PART-TIME TEMPORARY; LOCATED IN SCOTTSBLUFF, NE

A team of UNK/UNMC researchers are in search of a community-based research assistant to work 5-10 hours per week, for up to 1 year.

Will support research activities, including direct observation and other data collection activities for the Building Healthy Families Pediatric Weight Management program in communities in the Scottsbluff/Gering and surrounding area.

The position requires the ability to effectively work as part of a large interdisciplinary team, evening hours, reliable transportation, some in-state travel, and ability to complete the required training.

This position will require a standard background check.

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Evaluation Project Management Associate

MERC at UNL is seeking to fill two full-time (temporary, but possibility to become permanent) data support positions. They are hoping to hire at least one qualitative focused person. Training is included in the job. Work is currently remote and fairly flexible, but will be back on the UNL campus at some point. Immediate work will be related to evaluating a statewide substance use prevention project.

Vaccine Preventable Disease Epidemiologist

Responsible for vaccine preventable disease (VPD) surveillance including but not limited to the development and implementation, coordination, support, and strengthening of the statewide VPD outbreak and case-based surveillance program to effectively meet the demands for timely, population-based surveillance information that will support the evaluation of vaccine impact and VPD prevention efforts. 

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