Public Health Job Opportunities

Health Education Specialist – Prescription Drug Overdose Prevention

The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) is recruiting for a Health Education Specialist to work on the Prescription Drug Overdose Prevention Project. This project works with many professionals throughout state government and is a great opportunity for new or recent grads.  Plus, the job is located in beautiful Helena, Montana!

Health Education Specialist – Prescription Drug Overdose Prevention (37373)

https://mtstatejobs.taleo.net/careersection/200/jobdetail.ftl?job=16142701

WIC Nutritionist or WIC Nurse

Deadline: October 14th

Location: Lincoln, NE

Description: Part-time job opportunity. Duties would include determining program eligibility for the WIC program, issuing food benefits, providing nutrition education, breastfeeding support, and making community referrals. We require a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or Dietetics, Nutrition, or a related field, with RN/RD preferred. The hours would be Tuesdays (8-5), Wednesdays (8-5), 2 Thursdays (8-5), 1-2 Fridays (8-4:30), and 1-2 Saturdays (8-Noon) per month, plus possible additional days as needed. It ends up averaging 20-25 hours weekly. May have the opportunity for Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC) certification.

Application Information: https://familyservicelincoln.org/employment/ and click “Apply Online”.

 

Graduate Research Assistant

Deadline: until filled

Dr. Ghada Soliman is seeking one or two Federal Work Study students to assist with an ongoing project including data analysis of nutrition and physical activity education project in public schools. Responsibilities include assisting with survey data entry and analysis, analysis of pedometer data and literature search and manuscripts preparation.

If interested, please view the job description below and contact Dr. Soliman directly.

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Postdoctoral and Predoctoral Fellowships

Deadline: December 31, 2016

The Alcohol Research Group (ARG) located in Emeryville, California, in association with the School of Public Health at the University of California, Berkeley, is currently accepting applications for two-year Postdoctoral and Predoctoral Fellowships.  Fellowships are sponsored by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) for research training in the study of alcohol and drug use and problems, and are oriented toward the pursuit of basic and applied social and epidemiological research. Continue reading “Postdoctoral and Predoctoral Fellowships”

Volunteer–Omaha Bicycle & Pedestrian Count

The City of Omaha is conducting its third bicycle and pedestrian count this month, and need the help of volunteers. (they are hoping to count people moving by foot or bicycle at 25 locations!)

They still need volunteers for two Saturdays:

12-2pm, Saturday, September 17th

and

12-2pm Saturday, September 24th

To volunteer, click here.