Public Health Job Opportunities

Student Worker

A student worker is needed to assist in a project focused on early childhood development in Africa and Asia with Dr. Abbie Raikes.  Duties to include:

  • Preparation of manuscripts for publication;
  • Preparation of training materials to post on a new online community for training on child development in sub-Saharan Africa;
  • Work on literature reviews as needed;
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Experience in data management and analyses preferred; strong writing and communication skills required.

Estimated 10-15 hours a week, beginning as soon as possible and extending through the end of May, 2017.

Please send resume directly to Dr. Raikes.

Internship

Deadline: until filled

The Elkhorn Logan Valley Public Health Department is seeking an intern. See the document below for details on the potential opportunities, and instructions for applying.

 

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CDC/CSTE Applied Epidemiology Fellowship

Deadline: January 13, 2017

The CDC/CSTE Applied Epidemiology Fellowship application is officially open. The goal of the Fellowship is to provide a high quality training experience and to secure long-term career placement for Fellows at the state or local level. Participating fellows will receive two years of on-the-job training at a state or local health agency under the guidance of an experienced mentor. The Fellowship’s mission is to meet the nation’s ongoing need for applied epidemiology workforce capacity in state and local health departments through a national fellowship-training program.

There truly is no better way to gain experience and further your Epi skills if you are interested in applied Epi, in a practice setting.

Access all of the program details and application online here.

If you decide to apply this year, please make sure to work closely with COPH Career Services on all of your application materials.

Graduate Research Assistant

Deadline: until filled

Dr. Ghada Soliman is seeking one or two Federal Work Study students to assist with an ongoing project including data analysis of nutrition and physical activity education project in public schools. Responsibilities include assisting with survey data entry and analysis, analysis of pedometer data and literature search and manuscripts preparation.

If interested, please view the job description below and contact Dr. Soliman directly.

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Health Educator

Deadline: 8/25/16

Sarpy/Cass Department of Health and Wellness is seeking a Health Educator to promote individual and population health by providing public health education, promotion, and behavior‐change initiatives in a variety of settings in Sarpy and Cass Counties. This position has full responsibility for planning, implementing, managing, evaluating, and reporting for ongoing and new projects.

View the full job description and instructions for applying here.