Public Health Job Opportunities

Population Health Planning and Improvement Coordinator

Deadline: 5/22/17

Come join the accredited Prince William Health District team as we support the state’s vision of making Virginia the healthiest state in the nation by promoting population health through leading the community and the Prince William Health District’s health planning and implementation efforts striving toward health equity for our residents.

This position will coordinate the Prince William Health District efforts in developing and implementing a Community Health Assessment (CHA) and Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP). This position will facilitate efforts in the community to maximize the use of public/private partnerships to improve the health of the community by using evidenced–based practices to reach community health improvement goals. Continue reading “Population Health Planning and Improvement Coordinator”

Program Manager – Connections

Deadline: 4/7/17

Project Harmony exists to provide effective, immediate and sensitive support to child abuse victims and their non-offending family members.  Project Harmony is committed to a vision with a focus on one goal: ending the cycle of child abuse and neglect.  Project Harmony is one of the largest Child Advocacy Centers in the nation. Continue reading “Program Manager – Connections”

Buffett Early Childhood Institute Graduate Scholars program

Deadline: LOI 3/15/17; Proposal 4/17/17

The Buffett Institute is accepting applications from advanced doctoral students within the University of Nebraska system for 1- or 2-year fellowships worth up to $25,000 annually. Continue reading “Buffett Early Childhood Institute Graduate Scholars program”

CDC Health Communication Fellowship

A fellowship opportunity is currently available with the Prevention Research and Translation Branch of the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia.

NCBDDD’s mission is to promote the health of babies, children and adults and enhance the potential for full, productive living. Joining the Prevention Research and Translation Branch, the participant will collaborate with the “Learn the Signs. Act Early.” (LTSAE) (www.cdc.gov/ActEarly) team.

View the full program description and instructions for applying here.

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Stony Brook University is inviting applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work on a 5-year, NIH-funded study in Malawi to examine the role of adverse childhood experiences in shaping divergent HIV risk trajectories during adolescence. The project will be collecting new rounds of prospective data directly from over 3,000 children as they move through adolescence.

The Postdoctoral Associate will work under the co-supervision of the two Principal Investigators (Dr. Rachel Kidman at Stony Brook University and Dr. Hans-Peter Kohler at the University of Pennsylvania). The candidate will be involved in all aspects of data collection in Malawi; will contribute to data analyses; and will be expected to prepare research manuscripts and presentations.  The position will travel to Malawi to oversee fieldwork and liaise with local research teams. The candidate will be encouraged to develop their own research questions within the scope of the project. The starting date will be spring or early summer 2017, depending on the candidate’s availability.

 

Applications can be completed at https://stonybrooku.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=1700097.