Public Health Job Opportunities

CDC’s Public Health Associate Program (PHAP) application open until Jan 28

The Public Health Associate Program (PHAP), a unique public health training program with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), will open its 2020 application period January 22–28. PHAP is seeking exceptional recent college graduates interested in public health careers.

PHAP is a two year, competitive, paid training program. Associates gain broad, hands-on experience working in public health programs in state, tribal, local, and territorial public health departments; nongovernmental organizations; public health institutes and associations; academic institutions; and CDC quarantine stations. Continue reading “CDC’s Public Health Associate Program (PHAP) application open until Jan 28”

CDC EIS Application now open!

Applications are now open for CDC’s Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS).

EIS officers are CDC’s disease detectives responsible for investigating and responding to outbreaks and other public health emergencies in the U.S. and around the world. Our Disease Detectives receive training and are placed either at CDC headquarters, field stations, or with a state or local health department. We are seeking service-oriented physicians, veterinarians, nurses, allied healthcare professionals, and doctoral-level scientists for the incoming Class of 2020, with training beginning on July 6, 2020.

Applications are due May 22, 2019. 

Enteric Surveillance Epidemiologist II

Description of Work

Design, implement, integrate, and administer complex statewide epidemiology surveillance systems. Coordinate and conduct active, laboratory-based surveillance for foodborne and waterborne bacterial, viral, and parasitic diseases. Manage enteric disease portion of the Nebraska Electronic Disease Surveillance System (NEDSS) including data mapping, variable determination, and page building. Develop data management systems for identification of enteric disease clusters in routine surveillance. Collaborate and communicate with local health departments, States and CDC to increase foodborne/waterborne outbreak response. Design, develop, implement, and conduct complex epidemiological studies involving enteric foodborne and waterborne diseases. Provide epidemiological leadership and direction in preparation for all response to foodborne and waterborne disease and/or infection outbreaks. Coordinate hospitals, local health departments, and environmental health programs (Department of Agriculture, DHHS drinking water program, etc) during outbreak investigations. Serve as the Nebraska OutbreakNet Enhanced, CaliciNet and CryptoNet coordinator. Manage health surveillance specialists to assist with the foodborne/waterborne disease program.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination. Continue reading “Enteric Surveillance Epidemiologist II”

Extension Educator – Rural Health, Wellness, & Safety (Kearney-Franklin)

Application Review Date: 5/9/16

UNL Extension is seeking an Extension Education, focused on Rural Health, Wellness & Safety.  Continue reading “Extension Educator – Rural Health, Wellness, & Safety (Kearney-Franklin)”

Summer Student Intern (paid w/USDA)

Deadline: February 20, 2015

The Omaha USDA office’s Policy Development Staff team is looking for a summer intern–this is a great opportunity to get paid experience and get your foot in the door with a federal agency! They are looking for individuals with a broad public health background (food safety and/or Epi is a plus). You need to be comfortable working with data as well.

View the job description at USAJobs.