Public Health Job Opportunities

New Hampshire DHHS positions

NH DHHS is looking to hire five onboarding Specialists and five data quality specialist positions. They are also looking to hire one Data Analyst who has experience with data analysis and creating data visualizations using tools such PowerBI and Tableau etc. All these positions are for two years until June 30, 2024.

The Job IDs are:

Onboarding Specialist: 9T3126, 9T3127, 9T3128, 9T3129, 9T3130

Data Quality Specialist: 9T3121, 9T3122, 9T3123, 9T3124, 9T3125

Data Analyst: 9T3162

To apply:

1) Go to State of New Hampshire job site at https://das.nh.gov/jobsearch/employment.aspx [das.nh.gov]

2)      Click the “Search for Jobs” icon on the right toolbar.

3)      Enter the Job ID (XXXXX) for the position in the search tool.

4)      Select the position.

5)      Click “Apply” in the upper right corner.

a.       If it’s your first visit to the NH State jobs site, you will have to create a log in and profile to apply for new positions.

b.       The details in your profile will be evaluated for qualification for the position; please note that attaching a resume does not substitute for including full details of your work experience, education, etc. in your profile.

Candidates can reach out directly to COPH Alumn Alok Patra, who works there on the immunization team with any questions: alok.ku.patra@dhhs.nh.gov .

These positions are on hybrid schedule.

HRSA Opportunities for new graduates

HRSA is announcing multiple positions within the HRSA Scholars Program, the HRSA Health Equity Fellowship Program, and Recent Graduate opportunities within HRSA bureaus and offices.

HRSA administers and manages both the HRSA Scholars Program and the HRSA Health Equity Fellowship Program as a cohort. There are a limited number of slots within each of these programs, but HRSA may also appoint applicants to Recent Graduate positions throughout the organization.

All three opportunities are one-year developmental programs for early-career professionals. Participants will grow, train, and prepare for a potential career in the federal government. All program participants will receive 40 hours of formal training, an individual development plan, and a mentor.

Upon successful completion of the Program requirements and acceptable performance evaluations, HRSA may convert participants of any Recent Graduate program to permanent positions and promote them to the next appropriate grade level.

The HRSA Scholars Program enhances HRSA’s ability to recruit, hire, develop, and retain high-quality individuals for entry-level professional positions. The cornerstone of the Scholars Program is a structured, individualized, 12-month development program during which participants rotate through HRSA’s bureaus and offices. HRSA Scholars will attend trainings as a group and will focus on specific public health programs. HRSA hires Scholars to a “home office,” but Scholars also rotate to different offices during their one-year appointment.

HRSA Health Equity Fellows also complete their 12-month program together as a cohort. The Fellows will follow a structured training curriculum, and will work alongside HRSA leaders to support projects that address health disparities and achieve healthy outcomes across the country.

Anyone who is interested should apply through this Recent Graduate announcement. HRSA will assess applicants based on the qualifications outlined below. If contacted for an interview, HRSA will tell applicants which opportunity they are being interviewed for (i.e. HRSA Scholars, HRSA Health Equity Fellows, or HRSA Recent Graduate Public Health Analyst).

NOTE: we have had COPH Graduates participate in these programs, and had great experiences!

Coordinator II, School of Public and Population Health

UTMB Health Galveston is seeking a Coordinator for their School of Public and Population health.

Serves as the primary point of contact for applied practice experiences and other community-based academic experiences through the School of Public and Population Health. To manage activities for a project or program.

Disease Intervention Specialist

Under the supervision of the bureau chief, maintains a regional field office for the delivery of disease prevention and public health services in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Serves as a liaison between IDPH and local public health for communicable diseases, including HIV, STDs, viral hepatitis, TB, and other vaccine-preventable diseases. Delivers STD and HIV partner services, including counseling, interviewing, and educating persons infected with communicable diseases. Solicits partner and contact information, provides referrals for support services, and acts as an advocate by ensuring linkage to case management, medical, and other support services. Performs partner/contact investigations, including location of partners, risk reduction counseling, HIV testing, and linkage to other follow-up testing and treatment. Conducts re-interviews for HIV-positive persons identified as out of care and/or never in care and works to connect them with appropriate medical services. 

Research Assistant

Description:Baby’s First Years seeks two research assistants for the first randomized control trial of poverty reduction in early childhood in the US. These positions are primarily data collection positions, and will include scheduling and collecting data from families of 4-year-olds, including standardized assessments of children’s cognitive development, measures of child brain activity (EEG/ERP), maternal and children’s hair cortisol, epigenetics, maternal executive functioning, and survey administration. Individuals who are members of the local communities will be strongly considered.

Full Job Description: https://www.babysfirstyears.com/research-assistant-position

To apply:

​Please send a CV and cover letter to info@babysfirstyears.com. Please indicate in the message if you have a preferred site or limited flexibility on the location of the position.

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