Public Health Job Opportunities

Graduate Research Assistant

Description: Graduate Research assistant, 20 hours per week, up to 2 years. The successful candidate will participate in a variety of research activities including data entry, literature search, manuscript formatting, participant recruitment and retention, and data collection. The position requires the ability to effectively work as part of a large interdisciplinary team, some in-state travel, ability to effectively communicate and recruit participants via the telephone, flexible working hours, and strong computer and analytical skills. Currently we have projects in the following areas: pediatric obesity, social network analysis, obesity disparities and diabetes prevention.

 

Preferred skills:  Candidates should have research or practice experience in health, health promotion, or health education or any other related field. Experience conducting data entry and literature searches as well as working with deadlines and following protocols without direct supervision, experience working with telephone-based recruitment/retention, and experience working directly with people in a healthcare or healthcare-related environments (clients, research participants, patients). Additional skills that would be advantageous for the position include conducting health assessments (blood pressure measurements, height and weight, health history questionnaires), demonstrated good time management skills, willingness to learn new techniques and procedures, strong writing and analytical skills, and a strong work ethic.

 

Application instructions: Send CV or resume, and cover letter describing qualifications and reasons for wanting the job to Fabio Almeida. Review and Interview of candidates to start immediately until position is filled.

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.

EpiStudentPositions2018Summer

Student Workers with UNMC, CoPH

Deadline: April 6th

Two student worker positions, 15-20 hours per week, up to 2 years. The successful candidate will participate in the assessment, recruitment, retention, and data collection efforts of research participants in a randomized controlled trial focusing on diabetes prevention. Continue reading “Student Workers with UNMC, CoPH”

Communications and Marketing Student Internship

Deadline: Until Filled

The Alzheimer’s Association is seeking an intern 10-30 hours per week. The internship program is designed to give participants firsthand experience in community engagement and relationship building, with special attention focused on efforts to increase concern and awareness about Alzheimer’s disease with the Communications and Marketing Department.  The Communications and Marketing Intern is responsible for assisting with tasks to support creative services, marketing/social media, media development and engagement and public relations efforts.

For more information, including how to apply, please review the position description- Communications and Marketing Internship Description.