Public Health Job Opportunities

Research Project Coordinator

The project coordinator will work closely with the Epidemiology Department Chair and is expected to assist in coordinating multiple project-related activities. They will work on study coordination, data management, preparing IRB applications, grant preparation, and presentation/manuscript preparation for epidemiologic and molecular epidemiologic studies in multi-ethnic populations, related to aging, cancer risk, and outcome. The incumbent is to ensure projects move forward based on both time and budget. They also play an integral role in the communication between study sites and team members, and act as a liaison with other divisions and institutions necessary to complete the study.

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Research Technician, Baby’s First Years Study

The Baby’s First Years  [babysfirstyears.com]study is a groundbreaking randomized controlled trial of poverty reduction in early childhood, and we are hiring! We’re seeking a research assistant to pilot and run lab- and home-based data collection with 4-year-olds in Omaha, Nebraska.

Must have a bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Neuroscience, Child Development, or a related field. Primary responsibilities include assisting with the development and pilot testing of study procedures, successfully scheduling study participants for university-based data collection, administering study visits, uploading data, and engaging in quality control procedures. Individuals in this role may also train and manage research assistants. Duties may include light travel to participant homes. 


Must have experience working with children, and be willing to work weekends and flexible hours.

Preferred qualifications include experience administering standardized
cognitive assessments; experience with EEG; experience working with
families from low-income communities; experience working with REDCap.

Being bilingual in English and Spanish is preferred. Omaha locals particularly encouraged to apply.

See attached for further information. To be considered for the position, please apply at https://employment.unl.edu/postings/76197
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Questions? Please email info@babysfirstyears.com.

Clinical Research Associate I

Clinical Research Associate position with UNMC’s Mind & Brain Health Labs.

The research assistant will work at the Mind & Brain Health Labs (MBHL, Department of Neurological Sciences) with the principal investigator and research team to coordinate, develop, and conduct clinical research projects aimed at improving patient health, disease treatment, and quality of life in individuals who are aging or have neurological, psychiatric, physiologic, or other medical disorders. See “unmc.edu/ mbhl” for more information on MBHL. They will assist with clinical research projects from start to finish to support successful communication, coordination, regulatory and protocol compliance, and work across a diverse, multidisciplinary team to meet project goals. The research assistant will be independent, responsible, accountable, self motivated, a strong and adept communicator, and able to complete detailed tasks accurately and with quality. Prior research experience, particularly human subjects and clinical, is strongly preferred. They will adhere to project regulatory protocols (e.g., UNMC, FDA, IRB, HIPAA, lab, sponsor, federal) to meet research participant safety and confidentiality, data quality and security, and successful project operation needs. The research assistant will be able to work with a diverse team of individuals and maintain effective and professional working relationships in a variety of environments (e.g., clinical, research, community).

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Clinical Study Coordinator

The Clinical Study Coordinator will coordinate clinical research projects at the Mind & Brain Health Labs (MBHL, Department of Neurological Sciences) aimed at improving patient health, disease treatment, and quality of life in individuals who are aging or have neurological, psychiatric, or chronic medical disorders. The work will focus on coordinating, supporting, and administering research participant exams and assessments, engaging with the medical and broader community, and monitoring patient safety and research progress. Coordinate clinical research projects from start to finish to support successful communication, coordination, and work across a multidisciplinary healthcare team and a diverse research team to meet project goals.

The Clinical Study Coordinator will be independent, responsible, accountable, self-motivated, a strong and adept communicator, and able to complete detailed tasks accurately and with quality. Adhere to project regulatory protocols (e.g., UNMC, FDA, IRB, HIPAA, lab, sponsor, federal) to meet research participant safety and confidentiality, data quality and security, and successful project operation needs. The Clinical Study Coordinator will be able to work with a diverse team of individuals and maintain effective and professional working relationships in a variety of environments (e.g., clinical, research, community).

Senior Research Associate, Office of Health Affairs

West Virginia University is a public, land-grant institution founded in 1867 whose mission is to create a diverse and inclusive culture that advances education, healthcare and prosperity for all by providing access and opportunity; by advancing high-impact research; and by leading transformation in West Virginia and the world through local, state and global engagement.

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