Public Health Job Opportunities

Senior Researcher

Deadline: until filled

HDR is seeking a Senior Researcher (would probably be a best fit either for a recent grad who had prior work experience, or for someone who has been out and working for a while. PhD is preferred.)

The Senior Researcher leads development and implementation of Research initiatives. This is a senior-level consulting role, and the candidate is expected to seek out and leverage opportunities to develop impactful research across HDR program areas. Specific responsibilities include working with internal and external clients (as well as more junior Research staff) to develop viable and significant research questions and hypotheses, to develop and delineate clear research designs and approaches, to guide junior staff in systematic literature searching and reviews and in writing research plans and protocols, to develop and validate data collection instruments as needed, and to oversee and participate in data collection and analysis processes. The Senior Researcher is expected to conduct advanced statistical analyses, including analyses of correlated/longitudinal data, and to be able to clearly summarize results and lead teams in writing reports and manuscripts. The Senior Researcher must work collaboratively with content experts in other Consulting groups and with project leaders on research initiatives. The candidate should be an articulate advocate for the value of research to clients, to the industry,  and within HDR. Continue reading “Senior Researcher”

Assistant Scientist at Center for Health Outcomes and Population Research

The Center for Health Outcomes and Population Research at Sanford Research is seeking an Assistant Research Scientist to lead the Center’s Evaluation Core. This position will be expected to lead evaluation projects in a wide array of public health areas, including maternal-child health, adolescent health, and family health. This includes (but is not limited to) assisting in grant development, conducting quantitative data analysis, and providing input on quality assurance to partners. In addition, this individual will be expected to support the evaluation of projects funded by internal faculty members of the Center. Finally, this individual will be in charge of promoting evaluation and methodology services of our Center, including creating a business plan, meeting with potential internal and external partners, and being the go-to person for evaluation requests. We expect that this person will lead a team of up to two Research Associates. Continue reading “Assistant Scientist at Center for Health Outcomes and Population Research”

Health Plan Manager

Deadline: 6/13/17

NE DHHS is seeking a Health Plan Manager. With administrative guidance, this position shall serve as the lead for the development and implementation of the State Health Improvement Plan and the Division of Public Health Strategic Plan. This job includes the planning, organizing and coordination of complex initiatives with an outcome focused, results oriented structured framework. Continue reading “Health Plan Manager”

Live Well Omaha Kids Internship

Deadline: June 13, 2017

LWOK seeks a graduate-level intern for one year, from summer 2017 to summer 2018. This is a mutually
beneficial relationship where an intern can enhance LWOK’s capacity to effectively influence healthy
habits in our community and develop professional and personal skills to apply in their future careers.

The specific work of the LWOK intern will be to: 1. engage with school board/school district/schools to
identify a shared policy priority around physical activity and nutrition, 2. support LWO staff to convene
agencies/organizations on a regular basis to share resources and rally support around the shared policy
priority, and 3. assist in relevant grant writing opportunities.

 

View the full job description, including qualifications and application instructions in the document below. Live Well Omaha Kids Internship Opportunity