Public Health Job Opportunities

Community Research Assistant

Deadline: until filled

Athena Ramos in the Center for Reducing Health Disparities is seeking a work study student to assist with an on-going research project. See the job description below, and contact Athena if you are interested.

MUST be eligible for Federal Work Study. If you are unsure of your eligibility, please see COPH Career Services for more information, and/or communicate with UNMC Financial Aid.

Ramos FWS

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”

Safety/Industrial Hygiene Data Support Intern

Union Pacific is looking for interested students who would like to work as a year-round intern in the Industrial Hygiene and Safety Engineering group in Omaha, Nebraska starting as soon as possible. This position offers the ability to review, discuss and understand data on employee exposures to noise and chemicals in the complex UPRR work environments. In addition this position will provide an opportunity for the intern to improve current IT and business processes, and become involved in developing and generating performance measures. Union Pacific will accommodate the interns work schedule to fit their school schedule (within reason); and the intern will be expected to work sometime between 7:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. The successful applicant will be expected to work between 15-20 hours a week.

This internship is an introduction to the fields of Industrial Hygiene and/or Safety Engineering with minimal field travel to UPRR shops or yards outside of the immediate Omaha and Council Bluffs, IA area.

Continue reading “Safety/Industrial Hygiene Data Support Intern”

Data Analyst Intern

Deadline: September 7, 2017

The AgriSafe Network has an opening for a data analyst Intern. The Intern is responsible for supporting the work of Invest in Your Health evaluation team.  The intern will provide data analyst support to measure program outcomes and changes in behavior among student participants.  The intern will also write summary reports and participate in team meetings.

Under the direction of the Executive Director, the internship is an unpaid, 2-4 month opportunity with the possibility of extension. It is designed for students to obtain relevant work experience in order to be competitive for future positions in public health or other non-profit/for profit arenas, with an emphasis on agricultural occupational health. Students will also gain skills in the area of data analysis, evaluation, health communications, and behavior change theory. Continue reading “Data Analyst Intern”

Population Health Planning and Improvement Coordinator

Deadline: 5/22/17

Come join the accredited Prince William Health District team as we support the state’s vision of making Virginia the healthiest state in the nation by promoting population health through leading the community and the Prince William Health District’s health planning and implementation efforts striving toward health equity for our residents.

This position will coordinate the Prince William Health District efforts in developing and implementing a Community Health Assessment (CHA) and Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP). This position will facilitate efforts in the community to maximize the use of public/private partnerships to improve the health of the community by using evidenced–based practices to reach community health improvement goals. Continue reading “Population Health Planning and Improvement Coordinator”