Public Health Job Opportunities

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.

Zika-related positions

TEPHINET is recruiting three consultants for Zika-related positions. Below, please find the links to the descriptions/application forms for each position. Please note that, in order to view and submit the application form on each page, you must be registered and logged into www.tephinet.org – if you view these links without logging in, you’ll see only the descriptions.

Epidemiologist: http://tephinet.org/content/epidemiologist

Public Health Advisor: http://tephinet.org/content/public-health-advisor

Birth Defects Specialist: http://tephinet.org/content/birth-defects-specialist

NE Cancer Registry (NCR) Informatician

Deadline: 9/7/16

Description of work: Support and maintain services regarding transmission of cancer data and pathology results between lab facilities, health care providers and the Nebraska Cancer Registry System. Develop systems for secure transport and acceptance of cancer data for interagency and external stakeholders use. Convert cancer data sets to meet Health Level 7 (HL7) specifications, create, and maintain implementation guides for data specifications. Assist health care providers and laboratory facilities in establishing ongoing cancer message feeds and provide and coordinate support between providers, laboratories and the State of Nebraska Office of Health Statistics. Continue reading “NE Cancer Registry (NCR) Informatician”