Public Health Job Opportunities

Project Coordinator/Faculty Assistant

The Center on Young Adult Health and Development (CYAHD), a part of the University of Maryland School of Public Health, is seeking an experienced full-time project coordinator for immediate hire. The candidate will coordinate the Woodlawn Study, a multi-year research project on long-term outcomes among a cohort of urban African Americans (see www.woodlawn.umd.edu). The candidate will also assist with activities for the Maryland Collaborative to Reduce College Drinking and Related Problems, an ongoing policy initiative engaged in helping college campuses throughout the state of Maryland to align their campus-based policies regarding alcohol use with evidence-based practices (see www.marylandcollaborative.org). Continue reading “Project Coordinator/Faculty Assistant”

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”

ASPPH/CDC Fellowships & Internships–applications now open

Deadlines vary

Applications and position descriptions are now open for the following ASPPH Fellowships/Internships:

ASPPH/CDC Public Health Fellowship

ASPPH/NHTSA Public Health Fellowship

ASPPH Public Health Internship

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Population Health Planning and Improvement Coordinator

Deadline: 5/22/17

Come join the accredited Prince William Health District team as we support the state’s vision of making Virginia the healthiest state in the nation by promoting population health through leading the community and the Prince William Health District’s health planning and implementation efforts striving toward health equity for our residents.

This position will coordinate the Prince William Health District efforts in developing and implementing a Community Health Assessment (CHA) and Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP). This position will facilitate efforts in the community to maximize the use of public/private partnerships to improve the health of the community by using evidenced–based practices to reach community health improvement goals. Continue reading “Population Health Planning and Improvement Coordinator”

Summer Intern, Public Health Accreditation Board

The Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving and protecting the health of the public by advancing and ultimately transforming the quality and performance of state, local, Tribal, and territorial public health departments. PHAB, which administers the national program to accredit health departments, is seeking a graduate student for a summer internship to support its Research and Evaluation department. Specifically, the student would assist with a project to extract data from the community health assessments and community health improvement plans of accredited health departments in order to support the analysis of this key information about how health departments and their partners improve the health of their communities. In addition, the student may assist with other tasks to help prepare for the revision of the accreditation Standards and Measures, including reviewing the literature and conducting content analysis of accreditation reports and documentation.

View the full description and application instructions in the document below.

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