Public Health Job Opportunities

CDC Foundation Jobs

A number of new positions with the CDC Foundation have been posted:

CDC Foundation COVID Corps Workforce Staff

CDC Foundation COVID-19 Corps, State, Territorial, Tribal and Vaccine Workforce Initiative

Public Health Program Associate

The Evans Research (at Emory University) seeks a world free from violence. To contribute towards this goal the team focuses its research endeavors on public health and human rights violence prevention and response. Current research projects focus on intimate partner violence; femicide; child abuse and neglect; and the commercial sexual exploitation of children in both domestic and international settings. All team members must be self-motivated, passionate, able to work independently, detail oriented, and able to work efficiently to reach targets (weekly and monthly). This position is responsible for organizing, coordinating, and planning operational facets of our program and its related activities, which include, but are not limited to the following: establishing long-term operational objectives, researching factors that may influence the success of the program, and working with individuals or groups to research and document program requirements in order to provide appropriate input into the development of strategic plans and the implementation of programmatic activities. 

The employee will interface with research and administrative staff at Emory Rollins School of Public Health and with collaborating partners based at various locations throughout the world. May expand to other sites/countries, contingent upon funding. This position will develop work plans to accomplish program goals and objectives and monitor progress toward their achievement. 

CDC positions, Office of Health Equity in the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP)

1. FTE Position – Health Scientist GS-13, Deadline 5/12/21

Seeking a candidate with expert knowledge of the scientific principles, concepts, methods, and techniques of public health research and demonstrated skills in performing complex analytical studies, interpreting results to coordinate the evaluation of programs and in communicating, both orally and in writing, to make clear, convincing presentations, and represent the agency and assigned program or project areas. This position reports to the NCHHSTP Associate Director for Health Equity. This opportunity is open to CDC/ATSDR employees, Commissioned Officers equivalent, and the general public. This is an open continuous announcement and will be used to fill various vacancies within any Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) organizations. The initial cut-off for this position in OHE will be 5/12/2021.Application Links:Internal Govt Employees – https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/599605900General Public – https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/5996061002.

2. Post-Doctoral ORISE Fellowship, Deadline 6/23/21

The selected participant will receive training from NCHHSTP Office of Health Equity mentors in developing and implementing research projects that inform the development of effective strategies and interventions to reduce disparities in HIV, other STDs, TB and viral hepatitis and improve school health among one or more disproportionately affected populations. Effective strategies will support the guiding principal of high impact prevention, a public health approach to disease prevention in which proven, cost-effective and scalable interventions are implemented for preventing the greatest amount of infections or for reducing disparities, given available resources. Mentors and participants will collaborate to develop a list of diverse research activities that they will complete together over the two year (subject to funding) training period. These activities will be based on the participant’s area(s) of interest, training, and experience and the mission of the NCHHSTP Office of Health Equity.Application Link: https://www.zintellect.com/…/Details/CDC-NCHHSTP-2021-0150

CSTE Applied Epi Fellowship–applications reopened (close Friday, April 2nd)

The Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) has reopened the Class XIX Applied Epidemiology Fellowship (AEF) program application to accept new applications for placements beginning summer 2021. The new application deadline is Friday, April 2, 2021. The goal of AEF is to provide a high quality on-the-job training experience in applied epidemiology for recent graduates and prepare fellows for long-term career placement at the state and local level. Based on their interests and available positions, fellows are matched to a state or local health agency for two years under the guidance of two experienced mentors.

During their assignment, fellows develop a set of core competency skills related to epidemiologic methods, communication skills, public health practice and policy.

How to Apply
To apply for AEF Class XIX consideration, please view and complete the online application at https://app.wizehive.com/appform/login/epifellowapp [cste.us6.list-manage.com] by Friday, April 2, 2021.

For more information, including eligibility requirements, visit www.cstefellows.org [cste.us6.list-manage.com]. If you have questions about the fellowship application, please contact CSTE via email at aef@cste.org or call the National Office at 770-458-3811. 

CDC School COVID-19 Mitigation Evaluation Fellowship

CDC’s Division of Adolescent and School Health, Division of Population Health’s School Health Branch is seeking 3 ORISE Fellows to support the evaluation of COVID-19 mitigation approaches in schools. The positions are funded for one year.

Ideal candidates will have some experience with COVID-19 related projects, have strong quantitative analysis skills, and/or know and understand education agencies and schools really well.

View the position opening and apply online here.