Public Health Job Opportunities

MPH Student Worker/Community Student Research Assistant

Job Title:  Community Student Research Assistant                            

Department: Health Promotion                                                                                                           

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Research Assistant(s) will assist with data collection on children in the youth settings in rural communities in Nebraska and assist in subsequent video data coding.  The position may perform literature searches, maintain a library of articles for staff, filing, photocopying, running errands and other lab tasks as assigned.                                       Continue reading “MPH Student Worker/Community Student Research Assistant”

Internship

Internship opportunity with Community Population Health Initiative Focusing on Childhood Physical Activity

College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center

We are seeking interns to join our team examining community development, physical activity, nutrition and health promotion for children.  Interns will be working under the auspices of an innovative 5-year community randomized trial funded by the National Cancer Institute titled Whole-of-Community Systems Intervention for Youth Population Physical Activity (RO1R01CA215420-01A1).   Continue reading “Internship”

Graduate Research Assistant

Graduate Research Assistants needed for Community Population Health Initiative Focusing on Childhood Physical Activity

College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center

 

We are seeking Graduate Research Assistants to join our team examining community development, physical activity, nutrition and health promotion for children.  The GRA position will contribute to an innovative 5-year community randomized trial funded by the National Cancer Institute titled Whole-of-Community Systems Intervention for Youth Population Physical Activity (RO1R01CA215420-01A1). Successful applicants will also have the opportunity to participate on other projects that target community population health and child development in child care, elementary schools, and middle schools, which are funded by the USDA, NIH, and foundations. Continue reading “Graduate Research Assistant”

Hepatitis Program Coordinator (Nurse)

Deadline: 8/20/18

Are you a proven leader and passionate about helping people? Are you a Registered Nurse, looking to impact public health in Nebraska? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you – Hepatitis Program Coordinator. You will ensure public safety by providing expert consultation and technical assistance on various hepatitis issues, including prevalence, disease testing, high-risk factors, viral load suppression, and treatment. As the Hepatitis Program Coordinator, you serve as the DHHS subject matter expert for hepatitis outreach and education, in an effort to identify and treat persons with Hepatitis C as successful treatment is a cure. Hepatitis education curtails the transmission of the condition by raising awareness of risk factors and concentrating testing efforts in communities impacted. You will also represent DHHS on committees and planning groups to facilitate hepatitis health education program development throughout Nebraska. Additional job duties include completing required federal reports, annual grant applications, and site visits to local health departments and other partners working in the healthcare field. Our goal is, to be honest, trustworthy, competent and loyal. We strive to be transparent and accountable. We’ve established a set of Values and Core Competencies. These are the behaviors and attitudes that are the foundation of a great culture, where you can do your best work every day. Some overnight travel may be required.  Continue reading “Hepatitis Program Coordinator (Nurse)”