Public Health Job Opportunities

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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Disease Investigator

Deadline: 4/18/17

Douglas County Health Department is seeking a Disease Investigator. Under the direction of the Health Director, or designee, the incumbent assists in the investigation and follow-up of suspected and confirmed cases of communicable diseases and other physiologic conditions.┬áProvides education to infected individuals regarding prevention and control and assists in the implementation of appropriate disease prevention strategies. Continue reading “Disease Investigator”

New Mexico Epidemiologist positions

The state of New Mexico Department of Health in Santa Fe, NM is currently seeking individuals for three different Epidemiologist positions:

EMS Epidemiologist
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Healthcare Associated Infection Epidemiologist
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Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Epidemiologist
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Buffett Early Childhood Institute Graduate Scholars program

Deadline: LOI 3/15/17; Proposal 4/17/17

The Buffett Institute is accepting applications from advanced doctoral students within the University of Nebraska system for 1- or 2-year fellowships worth up to $25,000 annually. Continue reading “Buffett Early Childhood Institute Graduate Scholars program”