Public Health Job Opportunities

CDC PHAP Program: Application open

The 2021 application period for PHAP candidates is now open through 11:59 pm (ET), January 29. 

The Public Health Associate Program (PHAP) is a competitive, two-year, paid training program with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. PHAP associates are assigned to public health agencies and nongovernmental organizations in the United States and US territories, and work alongside other professionals across a variety of public health settings.

Throughout the two-year training program, associates gain hands-on experience that will serve as a foundation for their public health careers. After completing the program, PHAP graduates are qualified to apply for jobs with public health agencies and organizations.

View more information and apply here.

ADAP/HOPWA Program Manager

The AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) and Housing Opportunities for People With AIDS (HOPWA) Program Manager ensures public safety by assuring medications and medical services and supports and providing for the housing needs of eligible Nebraskans living with HIV or AIDS. Services and supports are meant to support optimal health and to prevent the spread of HIV and AIDS. The ADAP & HOPWA Program Manager oversees complex budgets with multiple funding sources; manages contracts and subawards; performs subrecipient financial and programmatic monitoring; writes grant applications and reports; assures accurate data collection and reporting; adheres to federal regulatory requirements and guidelines; develops and recommends policies and procedures; and works collaboratively with internal and external partners to achieve the best results. 

ASPPH Fellowships

Since 1995, Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) Fellowship Programs have contributed to efforts to build an effective public health workforce by placing public health graduate students in federal agency offices in the US and around the world. Under the guidance of mentors, participants experience first-hand how to apply public health theory and knowledge in practical settings. ASPPH fellows train in areas such as monitoring and surveillance, program management, research, evaluation, informatics, statistics, epidemiology, environmental health, and policy while making meaningful contributions to important public health programs.

Assistant Professor of Practice

There are two Assistant Professor of Practice faculty positions(twelve-month, non-tenure track) to teach graduate courses within the Department of Public Health in the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s (UTK) College of Education, Health and Human Sciences.