Public Health Job Opportunities

Disease Investigator

Deadline: 4/18/17

Douglas County Health Department is seeking a Disease Investigator. Under the direction of the Health Director, or designee, the incumbent assists in the investigation and follow-up of suspected and confirmed cases of communicable diseases and other physiologic conditions. Provides education to infected individuals regarding prevention and control and assists in the implementation of appropriate disease prevention strategies. Continue reading “Disease Investigator”

New Mexico Epidemiologist positions

The state of New Mexico Department of Health in Santa Fe, NM is currently seeking individuals for three different Epidemiologist positions:

EMS Epidemiologist
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Healthcare Associated Infection Epidemiologist
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Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Epidemiologist
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Epidemiologist III/Epidemiologists Team Lead

Deadline: February 13, 2017

The Texas Department of State Health Services is seeking an Epidemiologist III.

(Requisition number –345812) : Under limited supervision of the Manager for the Office of Surveillance, Evaluation and Research (OSER) within the Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Section (HPCDPS), performs advanced and senior-level epidemiological analysis and surveillance activities for the HPCDPS programs. Serves as Epidemiology Team lead for OSER. Oversees the initiation, planning and development of epidemiological projects related to chronic diseases and risk factors. Responsible for the implementation of policies and protocols to ensure completion of epidemiological projects and activities. Responsible for identifying and examining extant sources of data for chronic diseases. Oversees data collection and surveillance activities to ensure quality control. Assists the OSER Branch Manager and the HPCDPS Director in the coordination of epidemiological activities across the branch and section. Writes data and surveillance reports as required by internal and external management, and funding sources.

 

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ASPPH Fellowships

Deadlines: 1/27/17 and 2/10/17

Two ASPPH Fellowship applications are now open, with January and February deadlines. One is the EPA Environmental Health Fellowship, and the other is with NHTSA. Information about both fellowships is below, and visit the ASPPH website for full info and application instructions: http://www.aspph.org/study/fellowships-and-internships/

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