Public Health Job Opportunities

Graduate Research Assistant

Description: Graduate Research assistant, 20 hours per week, up to 2 years. The successful candidate will participate in a variety of research activities including data entry, literature search, manuscript formatting, participant recruitment and retention, and data collection. The position requires the ability to effectively work as part of a large interdisciplinary team, some in-state travel, ability to effectively communicate and recruit participants via the telephone, flexible working hours, and strong computer and analytical skills. Currently we have projects in the following areas: pediatric obesity, social network analysis, obesity disparities and diabetes prevention.

 

Preferred skills:  Candidates should have research or practice experience in health, health promotion, or health education or any other related field. Experience conducting data entry and literature searches as well as working with deadlines and following protocols without direct supervision, experience working with telephone-based recruitment/retention, and experience working directly with people in a healthcare or healthcare-related environments (clients, research participants, patients). Additional skills that would be advantageous for the position include conducting health assessments (blood pressure measurements, height and weight, health history questionnaires), demonstrated good time management skills, willingness to learn new techniques and procedures, strong writing and analytical skills, and a strong work ethic.

 

Application instructions: Send CV or resume, and cover letter describing qualifications and reasons for wanting the job to Fabio Almeida. Review and Interview of candidates to start immediately until position is filled.

Epi Department Summer Positions

The Epi Department has a number of summer positions available (TA, GA and other for both MPH and PhD students). Please see the descriptions in the document attached below. Review the requirements for each position, and if you are interested in applying, send the indicated information to the corresponding faculty member.

The deadline to apply is May 26th, although applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

EpiStudentPositions2018Summer

Research Project Coordinator

Provide project management for an NCCN/Pfizer Clinical Pathway for Breast Cancer. Serve as the liaison with participating sites and personnel, manage data collection, maintain records, coordinate purchases, collaborate with participating cancer centers and establish positive relationships with all parties involved in the project. Prepare regulatory documents and oversee all required reporting, regulations and processes.

View the job description and apply online via UNMC Jobs here.

Teen Program Instructor with the Y

Deadline: Open Until Filled

The YMCA Youth Achievement Center (formerly South YMCA Program Center) is working to grow our Teen Programs and Youth Volunteer Corps. These positions support the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Supervises and participates in branch teen programming.  Continue reading “Teen Program Instructor with the Y”

Community Health Intern

Deadline: Open Until Filled

The Community Health Intern position with Professional Research Consultants, Inc. is a part-time (up to 28 hrs/week) paid opportunity. Professional Research Consultants, Inc., is a nationally recognized market research firm serving the healthcare industry. PRC’s community health product line engages surveying and other research to conduct Community Health Needs Assessments on behalf of its hospital, public health and community collaborative clients. Continue reading “Community Health Intern”