Public Health Job Opportunities

Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program Info Webinars

The PMF Program is one of the premiere federal level fellowships, and is an ideal way to start a career in federal service. The application for the 2022 PMF class will be open from September 28 – October 12. The PMF website has a lot of helpful information: https://www.pmf.gov/become-a-pmf/overview/

The program is also hosting a series of webinars to walk through details of the program, application and selection process. See below for webinar dates and times.

Biostatistician/Epidemiologist

The Biostatistician/Epidemiologist will support the syndromic surveillance activities for CyncHealth contracting agencies and jurisdictions. The Biostatistician/Epidemiologist will conduct public health surveillance and enhance surveillance practices focused on various syndromes and subsyndromes (e.g., COVID-19, Influenza, Substance Abuse, etc.) through the use of syndromic surveillance data submitted by hospitals, emergency departments (EDs), and clinics. These activities support and improve public health agencies’ capacity to identify disease trends, conduct disease investigations, improve detection of clusters and hot spots, and provide essential information to inform control measures in states and regions. This position will also have the responsibility of providing technical consultation and assistance to other public health practitioners with regards to various epidemiology projects.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Data Manager/Coordinator

Creighton University is seeking a Data Manager/Coordinator to help collect and manage data so that it can be used to analyze business functions, productivity, and redundancies for evaluation.  The individual will assist the Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP) Pipeline to Success Program Supervisor with data tracking and the development of evaluation instruments.  Will report to the Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP) Pipeline to Success Program Supervisor.

This role under the direction of the Program Supervisor and Program Director, the Data Manager/Coordinator coordinates and conducts program activities that provide data to support and enhances decision-making, strategic planning, outcomes assessment, grant guidelines and external reporting; serves as liaison between department and other constituents. Perform data entry, runs reports, verifies the integrity of data and reports issues.  Designs, develops and implements moderately complex database applications to accommodate a variety of user needs.

To complete these tasks, the Data Manager/Coordinator will; (1) monitor and maintain research database; (2) perform quantitative descriptive, bivariate, multivariate, qualitative analyses (e.g., focus group, content analysis), and mixed methods research; (3) work independently and collectively on program-specific assessment projects; (4) complete data reports that are conducive to both Creighton University and HRSA; (5) meet with partners and other program entities routinely to ensure collection of data is thorough, precise and complete and; (6) extracts, manipulates, and reports data to internal and external constituencies; manages data; prepares and maintains data files; verifies data to ensure data integrity; (7) acquires, manipulates, develops, and maintains longitudinal data sets, verifying accuracy and consistency over time; writes documentation for programs and operations; (8) designs and develops standardized operational, management, and ad hoc reports; prepares reports fulfilling the requirements of federal, regional, and state agencies and other external organizations; works with user community to understand reporting needs; identifies sources; (9) serves as a resource person in areas of data management and reporting, as well as a representative on committees; performs special projects and other duties as assigned and; (10) complete other job duties as assigned by the Program Director or Program Supervisor.

Statistician

Statistician position opening at the Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center [ars.usda.gov] (GFHNRC) in Grand Forks, North Dakota.  

The position is through the University of North Dakota (UND). UND employees at the GFHNRC support the Center in its mission to better understand how nutrients affect human health. 

With the application deadline fast approaching, would you help spread the word of this great career opportunity for graduate students by forwarding them this email?  

Below is more information about the position: 

Minimum Requirements 

  • Master’s degree in Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Statistics, Bioinformatics or related quantitative field. 
  • Spring and Summer 2021 graduates will be considered for this position, degree must be conferred prior to start date. 

Duties 

  • Providing expert consultation on research design to Center scientists 
  • Completing the statistical analyses of data from human clinical trials, human laboratory experiments, animal experiments, and cell culture experiments 
  • Preparing written reports including tables and figures for Center scientists 
  • The management of databases 

To apply, visit https://campus.und.edu/human-resources/careers/job-openings.html [campus.und.edu]and search for “Statistician.”

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