Public Health Job Opportunities

MCH Postdoctoral Fellow, USF

The University of South Florida College of Public Health’s Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health Education, Science, and Practice (CoE) is recruiting for two postdoctoral fellows to contribute to the center’s research and teaching needs in maternal and child health (MCH) and to become prepared for MCH faculty positions and MCH leadership positions at the national and state levels. 

These are two-year fellowships funded by the HRSA’s Maternal and Child Health Bureau, with particular foci on research pertaining to maternal/infant health, child/adolescent health, women’s health, sexual/reproductive health, family/community violence, and unintentional injury. There is specific interest in recruiting individuals from racially/ethnically diverse backgrounds in addition to other underrepresented minority backgrounds.

View the document for full position details, timeline and application instructions.

State Medical Epidemiologist


Under general direction, coordinates epidemiology services and disease investigation, provides epidemiologic consultation, develops plans for and monitors disease detection, bioterrorism, prevention and control; reviews health policy, legislation, health resources, infrastructure, and services to determine impact of disease prevention, control, and response; analyzes available data on disease and health in Nebraska and prepares epidemiological and statistical reports and summaries.

Hiring rate of position: Commensurate with education and experience

Location and address of position: Nebraska State Office Building 301 Centennial Mall South Lincoln, NE 68509

Work schedule: M-F 8-5

Presidential Management Fellows Program

Since 1977 the PMF Program has matched outstanding graduate students with exciting Federal opportunities.

This rigorous, two-year paid fellowship includes challenging assignments, developmental assignments, and networking opportunities. Finalists appointed as PMFs are hired by Federal Agencies to engage in solving domestic and/or international issues in a variety of fields, such as public policy, foreign policy, business administration, engineering, science, technology, public health, cybersecurity, and more.

The PMF Program seeks eligible graduate students every year who want to make a difference through public service. 

The selection process for the Presidential Management Fellows Program consists of the following:

  1. Application
  2. On-Line Assessment
  3. Finalist Selection
  4. Agency Placement as a Fellow

More information about application and selection is available on the PMF website, at

If you are interested in federal employment, you should consider this program (many fellows go on to secure a permanent position). Recent years have seen a number of public health related positions, and we expect to see even more this year.

The website has a lot of helpful information for applicants on the Become a PMF tab. This year the application will be open from September 30th – October 14th.

Population Health Advisor

The Nebraska Health Information Initiative (NEHII) is seeking a Population Health Advisory. This would be a great position for someone who has a Bachelor’s or Master’s in public health or related fields, who has experience with population health, quality improvement, health research, and/or project management and facilitation within the health care/public health realm.