Public Health Job Opportunities

Coordinator, Hope Lodge

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At the American Cancer Society, saving lives is our mission. We achieve our mission by drawing on our humanity. Humanity made up of courage, determination, innovation, passion, empathy, and caring. These are the values that give us the advantage over cancer.

Our work is important. And so are the people doing it. The people who work at the American Cancer Society focus their diverse talents on our singular mission: to end the pain and suffering of cancer. It is a calling. And the people who answer it are fulfilled. We value our employees and nearly 2.5 million volunteers around the globe that have stood with us through the years, and we will not rest until the fight is won. And that day is drawing nearer.

Oversee the operation and activities of the Hope Lodge a residential hospitality house for adult cancer patients and caregivers, ensuring that the Hope Lodge mission and guiding principles are met.  Provides assistance and support to guests, volunteers, and other visitors as appropriate.  Ensures a safe, supportive, “home away from home” environment at all times during shifts.

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Clinical Research Associate I

There is currently an opportunity for a Research Assistant with pediatric palliative care at Children’s Hospital & Medical Center. The research methodology is mixed (mostly qualitative, some quantitative). The role is approx. 30 hours per week (can be less or can be more). They are currently conducting patient reported outcome research; quality of life metric research; paternal and grandparent support needs research; end of life care research; and hospice education research. There are also open to considering new research methods/topics relevant to pediatric palliative care. (This is a fun, dynamic, interdisciplinary clinical team with a heart for advancing the science of pediatric palliative care!)


View the job description and apply online here. 

Epi Department Summer Positions

The Epi Department has a number of summer positions available (TA, GA and other for both MPH and PhD students). Please see the descriptions in the document attached below. Review the requirements for each position, and if you are interested in applying, send the indicated information to the corresponding faculty member.

The deadline to apply is May 26th, although applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis.


Research Project Coordinator

Provide project management for an NCCN/Pfizer Clinical Pathway for Breast Cancer. Serve as the liaison with participating sites and personnel, manage data collection, maintain records, coordinate purchases, collaborate with participating cancer centers and establish positive relationships with all parties involved in the project. Prepare regulatory documents and oversee all required reporting, regulations and processes.

View the job description and apply online via UNMC Jobs here.