NE DHHS is seeking a Community Health Educator, Senior. This position supports the grant outcomes around outreach and education for the HIV Prevention Grant. Some of the job responsibilities include planning and implementation of community health education and health promotion activities that comply with the grant goals and objectives. This position will organize and/or participate in workshops, institutes, forums, and discussion groups to promote HIV/AIDS education and programs within the Infectious Disease Area. Continue reading “Community Health Educator, Senior”
Stony Brook University is inviting applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work on a 5-year, NIH-funded study in Malawi to examine the role of adverse childhood experiences in shaping divergent HIV risk trajectories during adolescence. The project will be collecting new rounds of prospective data directly from over 3,000 children as they move through adolescence.
The Postdoctoral Associate will work under the co-supervision of the two Principal Investigators (Dr. Rachel Kidman at Stony Brook University and Dr. Hans-Peter Kohler at the University of Pennsylvania). The candidate will be involved in all aspects of data collection in Malawi; will contribute to data analyses; and will be expected to prepare research manuscripts and presentations. The position will travel to Malawi to oversee fieldwork and liaise with local research teams. The candidate will be encouraged to develop their own research questions within the scope of the project. The starting date will be spring or early summer 2017, depending on the candidate’s availability.
Applications can be completed at https://stonybrooku.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=1700097.
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.
The TN Department of Health is seeking an Epidemiologist for their Surveillance Systems and Informatics Program. This position works closely with the HIV, STD, and Viral Hepatitis programs so Epi and Surveillance experience in those areas is a plus.
View the job description and application instructions online here.
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.