Public Health Job Opportunities

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: 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.


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


12-2pm Saturday, September 24th

To volunteer, click here.

Chronic Disease Self-Management Coordinator

Deadline: 8/24/16 (possibly extending to 8/31/16–check the link to confirm any updates)

NE DHHS’s Chronic Disease Prevention and Control Program is seeking a Chronic Disease Self-Management Coordinator to assist in planning, implementing, coordinating and evaluating the diabetes and chronic disease self-management activities for the Nebraska Chronic Disease Prevention and Control Program. Work is focused on increasing access, bi-directional referrals between community resources and health systems, and reimbursement for accredited/recognized Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) programs and Chronic Disease Self-Management programs. Continue reading “Chronic Disease Self-Management Coordinator”