Public Health Job Opportunities

Grant Manager

WELLCOM is seeking a Grant Manager to contribute to the fulfillment of the WELLCOM Mission and Vision by managing the implementation of grant deliverables focused on healthy lifestyles, policy, systems and environment strategies for businesses. The Grant Manager reports to the Vice President of WELLCOM, and assists in the implementation of grant deliverables, managing grant budgets and quarterly reports to the grant funder. Continue reading “Grant Manager”

CPHW Program Coordinator

COPH’s Department of Health Promotion is seeking a CPHW Program Coordinator to serve as manager of community research programs targeting youth. This is a new position supported by endowment and start-up funds. Sustainability of the position with be supported by pending NIH funding.

View the job description and apply online via UNMC Jobs.

Nutrition Educator, WIC Program

Central District Health Department is seeking a Nutrition Educator for their WIC Program.

Performs a variety of interdisciplinary assignments including, but not limited to: teach nutritional and other health education topics. Evaluate/assess health trends and risk factors of individual/family through data collection and analysis, tracking and reporting.  Determine food package of WIC participants; issue and explain the use of WIC vouchers to new clients; assist supervisor and coworkers as needed; keep informed of the latest nutritional science and stay current on the WIC program at various levels of government.  Works with specific population groups through health promotion and disease prevention activities; participates in assessing and evaluating health care services to ensure that people are informed of available programs and services; provides health education and care management to individuals and families who are members of vulnerable populations and high risk groups. Continue reading “Nutrition Educator, WIC Program”

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”