Public Health Job Opportunities

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

NALHD Positions

NALHD is Hiring!

The Nebraska Association of Local Health Directors (NALHD) is hiring an Administrative Coordinator for Events and Programs and a Community Health Planning and Data Specialist. These positions are full time, hourly, between 32 and 40 hours/week and include a competitive benefits package.

CSTE Applied Epidemiology Fellowship

The Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) has reopened the Class XIX Applied Epidemiology Fellowship (AEF) program application to accept new applications for placements beginning summer 2021. The new application deadline is Friday, July 23, 2021. The goal of AEF is to provide a high quality on-the-job training experience in applied epidemiology for recent graduates and prepare fellows for long-term career placement at the state and local level. Based on their interests and available positions, fellows are matched to a state or local health agency for two years under the guidance of two experienced mentors.

During their assignment, fellows develop a set of core competency skills related to epidemiologic methods, communication skills, public health practice and policy.

How to Apply
To apply for AEF Class XIX consideration, please view and complete the online application at https://cste.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3dDgpn6PEno7ovY [cste.co1.qualtrics.com] by Friday, July 23, 2021.

For more information, including eligibility requirements, visit www.cstefellows.org [cste.us6.list-manage.com]. If you have questions about the fellowship application, please contact CSTE via email at aef@cste.org or call the National Office at 770-458-3811. 

This Fellowship is well-designed, and a fantastic way to gain in-depth Epi experience as a new grad. 2020 graduates should also consider applying. Reach out to COPH Career Services for assistance with your application materials.

Epidemiologist

As part of the new Office of Health Equity and Social Justice, the Douglas County Health Department is hiring an Epidemiologist who will be focusing on health disparity/inequity data. This needs to be someone who has the data skills, and a strong passion for racial justice.

Under the direction of the Health Director or designee, the incumbent is responsible for carrying out a range of investigative and analytical epidemiologic activities related to the surveillance, detection, and prevention of communicable disease and other physiological conditions. Assists individuals in procuring necessary examinations, testing, and treatment. Implements and/or recommends appropriate disease prevention strategies, and documents disease incidence. Responds to inquiries from health care providers and the general public about topics related to communicable disease. Conducts routine epidemiologic functions comprising surveillance, data collection, data analysis using epidemiologic methods, and epidemiologic investigations.