Public Health Job Opportunities

Research Assistant

The Seattle Veterans Affairs Epidemiologic Research and Information Center (ERIC) is 1 of 5 epidemiologic research centers in the national VA Cooperative Studies Program.  Our expanding research portfolio includes studies addressing the physical and mental health of Veterans of all eras with a particular focus on those who served during the Vietnam and Iraq/Afghanistan eras.  We are looking for a Research Assistant to support the program.  Please see attached for job description.

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Please send a cover letter and resume to SeattleCSPEC@va.gov and indicate the position you are interested in and where you first saw the ad.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, materials received by May 23rd, 2018 will be considered first.

 

For more information about the Seattle ERIC, please see seattle.eric.research.va.gov.

Graduate Research Assistant

Description: Graduate Research assistant, 20 hours per week, up to 2 years. The successful candidate will participate in a variety of research activities including data entry, literature search, manuscript formatting, participant recruitment and retention, and data collection. The position requires the ability to effectively work as part of a large interdisciplinary team, some in-state travel, ability to effectively communicate and recruit participants via the telephone, flexible working hours, and strong computer and analytical skills. Currently we have projects in the following areas: pediatric obesity, social network analysis, obesity disparities and diabetes prevention.

 

Preferred skills:  Candidates should have research or practice experience in health, health promotion, or health education or any other related field. Experience conducting data entry and literature searches as well as working with deadlines and following protocols without direct supervision, experience working with telephone-based recruitment/retention, and experience working directly with people in a healthcare or healthcare-related environments (clients, research participants, patients). Additional skills that would be advantageous for the position include conducting health assessments (blood pressure measurements, height and weight, health history questionnaires), demonstrated good time management skills, willingness to learn new techniques and procedures, strong writing and analytical skills, and a strong work ethic.

 

Application instructions: Send CV or resume, and cover letter describing qualifications and reasons for wanting the job to Fabio Almeida. Review and Interview of candidates to start immediately until position is filled.

Epi Department Summer Positions

The Epi Department has a number of summer positions available (TA, GA and other for both MPH and PhD students). Please see the descriptions in the document attached below. Review the requirements for each position, and if you are interested in applying, send the indicated information to the corresponding faculty member.

The deadline to apply is May 26th, although applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

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AHEC Program Associate

Provide coordination of program-specific activities to support the Deputy Director with the achievement of the statewide Nebraska Area Health Education Center (AHEC) program’s mission. This will include conducting and/or assisting with program planning and communication, budget creation and maintenance, data collection and management, as well as complex administrative support for the program.

The AHEC program a statewide health workforce development initiative with a mission to improve health by recruiting, training and retaining healthcare professionals in underserved communities through academic-community partnerships.

This position works closely with other AHECUNMC, and external contacts to support the complex programmatic and administrative activities of the AHEC program.

View the job description and apply online via UNMC Jobs here.