Public Health Job Opportunities

CDC School COVID-19 Mitigation Evaluation Fellowship

CDC’s Division of Adolescent and School Health, Division of Population Health’s School Health Branch is seeking 3 ORISE Fellows to support the evaluation of COVID-19 mitigation approaches in schools. The positions are funded for one year.

Ideal candidates will have some experience with COVID-19 related projects, have strong quantitative analysis skills, and/or know and understand education agencies and schools really well.

View the position opening and apply online here.

Vaccine Preventable Disease Epidemiologist

Responsible for vaccine preventable disease (VPD) surveillance including but not limited to the development and implementation, coordination, support, and strengthening of the statewide VPD outbreak and case-based surveillance program to effectively meet the demands for timely, population-based surveillance information that will support the evaluation of vaccine impact and VPD prevention efforts. 

Iowa Dept of Public Health positions

The state health department has several positions open which may be of interest to COPH Alumni.

BRFSS Coordinator (open to recent grads w/coursework and internship experience)

Data Management Epidemiologist (open to recent grads w/coursework and internship experience)

Disease Intervention Specialist (DIS) positions w/Bureau of HIV, STD, and Hepatitis (do not need to live in Ottumwa or Fort Dodge, but may have to travel to those areas. If open to either location, must apply to both.)

View all of the openings and apply online here.

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.