Public Health Job Opportunities

Assistant Professor in Community Health Education

TT Assistant Professor in Community Health Education at Western Washington University, in Bellingham, WA

About the University:

Western Washington University, with over 15,000 students in seven colleges and the graduate school, is nationally recognized for its educational programs, students and faculty. The campus is located in Bellingham, Washington, a coastal community of 83,000 overlooking Bellingham Bay, the San Juan Islands and the North Cascades Mountain range. The city lies 90 miles north of Seattle and 60 miles south of Vancouver, British Columbia. Western is the highest-ranking public, master’s-granting university in the Pacific Northwest, according to the 2017 U.S. News & World Report rankings. Continue reading “Assistant Professor in Community Health Education”

Community Health – Adjunct Teaching Position

Clarkson College has a newly open position for adjunct in the Community Health program.  The qualifications and application are posted here: https://pm.healthcaresource.com/cs/nebraska#/job/9312 .

The posting shows this job with NE Medicine, our educational partner, but the Community Health program is a program dedicated to the Clarkson College campus.  Please share this information with any potentially interested candidates.

 

Additional information about the program can also be found here: https://www.clarksoncollege.edu/community-health/

Enteric Surveillance Epidemiologist II

Description of Work

Design, implement, integrate, and administer complex statewide epidemiology surveillance systems. Coordinate and conduct active, laboratory-based surveillance for foodborne and waterborne bacterial, viral, and parasitic diseases. Manage enteric disease portion of the Nebraska Electronic Disease Surveillance System (NEDSS) including data mapping, variable determination, and page building. Develop data management systems for identification of enteric disease clusters in routine surveillance. Collaborate and communicate with local health departments, States and CDC to increase foodborne/waterborne outbreak response. Design, develop, implement, and conduct complex epidemiological studies involving enteric foodborne and waterborne diseases. Provide epidemiological leadership and direction in preparation for all response to foodborne and waterborne disease and/or infection outbreaks. Coordinate hospitals, local health departments, and environmental health programs (Department of Agriculture, DHHS drinking water program, etc) during outbreak investigations. Serve as the Nebraska OutbreakNet Enhanced, CaliciNet and CryptoNet coordinator. Manage health surveillance specialists to assist with the foodborne/waterborne disease program.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination. Continue reading “Enteric Surveillance Epidemiologist II”

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”