Public Health Job Opportunities

Climate & Health Project Manager

The CDC Foundation seeks a full-time Project Manager to lead the implementation of a project that aims to assess current capacity and future needs for climate-readiness in a subset of local health departments. The Project Manager will be responsible for conducting a landscape analysis of the capacity of health agencies to address the impacts of climate change on health and their corresponding resource needs. The Project Manager will also convene an expert group of stakeholders in the climate and health field to inform the assessment and will share expertise learned throughout the project by creating documents with recommendations for future work. Continue reading “Climate & Health Project Manager”

CDC EIS Application now open!

Applications are now open for CDC’s Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS).

EIS officers are CDC’s disease detectives responsible for investigating and responding to outbreaks and other public health emergencies in the U.S. and around the world. Our Disease Detectives receive training and are placed either at CDC headquarters, field stations, or with a state or local health department. We are seeking service-oriented physicians, veterinarians, nurses, allied healthcare professionals, and doctoral-level scientists for the incoming Class of 2020, with training beginning on July 6, 2020.

Applications are due May 22, 2019. 

Public Health Advisor

Prevention Specialist, Program Team, Program Development and Quality Improvement Branch

Division of STD Prevention, NCHHSTP, CDC


Public Health Advisor (GS-685) 12/13 (2 vacancies)

Announcement number: HHS-CDC-M5-19-10396459

To Apply:

To Be Considered Applications Must Be Submitted through USAJOBS

Please note these positions are open only to federal government employees and related categories. 

Application Closing Date: 2/4/19


The Division of STD Prevention (DSTDP), National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), provides national leadership, research, policy development, and scientific information to reduce and prevent STDs. The Program Development and Quality Improvement Branch (PDQIB) is responsible for the management and oversight of programs supporting both health department STD prevention and control programs and clinical training centers as well as the wider health care community. The Branch is comprised of 3 teams: Program, Evaluation, and Clinical. It focuses on knowledge translation, continuous quality improvement, program evaluation, monitoring and technical support and assistance to funded programs. Continue reading “Public Health Advisor”

Summer Health Equity Fellowship

The Office of Minority Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is excited to announce that the Youth Health Equity Model of Practice (YHEMOP) Summer 2019 Health Equity Fellow Application is now available!

Through its YHEMOP program, OMH places students enrolled in higher education studies into short-term health equity fellowships to help meet the needs of diverse organizations. Continue reading “Summer Health Equity Fellowship”

ASPPH-CDC Fellowship applications open–due 1/31/19

The ASPPH/CDC Public Health Fellowship Program is a collaborative effort between the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). One of the primary purposes of this effort is to “identify new approaches and opportunities for field experience in which graduate candidates and early career professionals with graduate degrees can practice applying skills and knowledge learned in the classroom and field.”

The Program’s purpose is to enable early career professionals with graduate degrees in public health (Masters and Doctoral level) an opportunity to round out their academic training and gain practical public health experience. Fellows will benefit from: exposure to state-of-the-art technology and databases; acquisition of skills and knowledge to enhance their careers; and interaction with technical experts in their chosen fields. Continue reading “ASPPH-CDC Fellowship applications open–due 1/31/19”