Career Opportunities

Fellowships

American Public Health Association

The American Public Health Association is accepting applications for the 2018 APHA Public Health Fellowship in Government. Candidates must have strong public health credentials and be able to spend one year in Washington, D.C. The fellow will have the option of working in the House or Senate on legislative and policy issues such as creating healthy communities, improving health equity, addressing environmental health concerns, population health or the social determinants of health.

Training for the fellowship begins January 2018 and requires the candidate to reside in the Washington, D.C., area. The fellowship provides a unique learning experience and demonstrates the value and need for basing policy on sound science. Throughout the year, the fellow will gain a practical knowledge of government and how the public policy process works.

Requirements:

  1.  Must be an APHA member;
  2.  have a graduate degree in public health or a related discipline;
  3.  have at least five years’ experience as a public health professional beyond graduate or medical training; and
  4.  be a citizen of the U.S. or its territories or have permanent residence status in the U.S.

Apply: The application and additional information is available on APHA’s website. The application, including a CV and three letters of recommendation, is due to APHA by August 14, 2017. For more information contact aphafellowship@apha.org or call 202-777-2510.

Deadline: August 14, 2017
Posted: 1 week 1 day ago

Winston Health Policy Fellowship Program

The David A. Winston Health Policy Fellowship program is offering  a 12-month postgraduate experience in Washington, DC. This opportunity will provide systematic exposure to organizations, associations, and coalitions in the private sector, as well as policy development centers in Congress and the Administration.

General Requirements: 

  • This fellowship is open to graduate students in any discipline, field, or profession.
  • Applicants must graduate during the September 2017 - June 2018 academic year to be eligible.
  • Individuals who do not possess previous health policy experience in Washington, DC will be given preference.
  • Selection of final applicants will be made by the Winston Fellowship Selection Committee in January 2018.

Application Requirements:

  • The application materials must be received by October 13, 2017.
  • A narrative synopsis of your past and current extracurricular and volunteer activities in the community and on campus.
  • A current resume must be submitted.
  • A statement of interest must be submitted.
  • Three letters of recommendation must be submitted.
  • All academic transcripts must be included in application.

For further information, please visit www.winstonfellowship.org or you may contact the Fellowship at (202) 585-0288.

Deadline: October 13, 2017
Posted: 2 weeks 1 day ago

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

The Heart and Vascular Center of the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is offering a one-year research fellowship in structural heart disease and shared decision making for graduates of Master’s level programs in fields including but not limited to public health, health policy, and health services research.

In addition to the study coordinator/research assistant responsibilities the position includes the opportunity to conceptualize and lead independent research projects both within the Dartmouth community and in partnership with academic medical centers across the Northern New England region.

Interested applicants should provide the following documents to Ariel Sherman at ariel.e.sherman@hitchcock.org:

  1. CV or resume
  2. Writing sample (publication, thesis, etc.)
  3. Brief (half page) statement of interest and goals

Read the full job description here.

 

Deadline: July 31, 2017
Posted: 1 month 1 week ago

U.S. PIRG

U.S. PIRG is hiring Fellows to work on big problems: whether it’s stopping the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms, checking the influence of billionaires and Super PACs over our elections, giving consumers the right to know if GMOs are in their food, passing new recycling laws, or promoting smart transportation options for a 21st century economy.  By becoming a Fellow with U.S. PIRG, you will learn how to become an experienced organizer and advocate for the public interest.

PIRG needs people who are willing to work hard to advocate for the public interest — whether it’s by developing campaigns, building coalitions, mobilizing and organizing the public, showcasing their work online and in the media, or making their case directly to decision makers. This is a two-year program, expressly designed to prepare future leaders within PIRG.  

Read the full post here

Deadline: July 31, 2017
Posted: 1 month 1 week ago

Jobs

Epic

As a Software Tester on our Quality Assurance (QA) team at Epic, you'll play a critical role in ensuring that our software lives up to its world-class reputation. These detail-oriented perfectionists test our software from a medical professional's perspective to make sure it's efficient and intuitive. As a part of our testing team, you'll use your creativity to push our software to the limit. First we use it right, and then we use it wrong. Thinking outside the box, you'll work side by side with our developers to create high quality healthcare software. Kick your career into high gear - break our code. You bring your intelligence, creativity and curiosity; we'll teach you the rest.

Read the full job description here.

Deadline: August 19, 2017
Posted: 1 month 4 days ago

Fund for Public Health NYC

The Fund recruits staff for its central office as well as for positions on grant-funded public health projects that are implemented in partnership with the NYC Health Department.

Deadline: August 31, 2017
Posted: 3 months 2 weeks ago

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is looking for an exceptional candidate for a unique Research Associate position. This position affords the exciting opportunity to be part of a research effort at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute aiming to delineate epigenomic aberrations in cancer and discover novel therapeutic targets. The candidate will assist in the development of cancer models from primary human tumors and human cell lines that represent different cellular lineages and drug-resistant states. He/she will use modern next generation sequencing techniques to characterize the chromatin state of these tumors and modern functional perturbation techniques including lentiviral knockdown and genome editing tools. He/she will test the model systems in immuno-compromised mice for their ability to form tumors and to test for drug responses. He/she will be part of a multi-disciplinary team that evaluates new technologies and approaches to discover and validate novel systemic cancer biology.

Deadline: Until filled
Posted: 6 months 1 day ago

MassMutual

MassMutual’s Data Science group is seeking an exceptional, highly motivated and self-directed senior data scientist. In this role, you will perform data-driven research, problem solving, and algorithm development through the systematic application of mathematics, statistics and computer science as well as cutting edge data technologies. Results of this work manifest themselves in a variety of ways, including interactive visualizations, presentations, publications, web applications, predictive algorithms, and APIs.

This is an opportunity to join a small but growing high performing team with diverse backgrounds in applied math, computer science and physics that have been tasked with developing, maintaining and extracting knowledge from a strategic data asset. Our work revolves around studying fundamental and high impact business questions that directly impact the direction of the company and industry at large.

Deadline: Until filled
Posted: 7 months 3 weeks ago

Massachusetts Department of Public Health

This position will report to the Central Regional Health Office in West Boylston, however it will cover different regions within the state.
The Human Services Coordinator (C) works with families, medical, and health care providers, schools, and providers of community and state agency-based services to assure that children with special health care needs (CSHCN) and their families receive high-quality, family-centered, and community-based, coordinated services grounded in the Medical Home Partnership (MHP) approach. Core activity areas include:
* Assessment of medical practice service delivery systems, and CSHCN and their families.
* Education, training, and care coordination services with families and providers of CSHCN.
* Direction and ongoing program development in support of the concepts of a Medical Home with health and medical care providers and their staff, community-based organizations, and state agency staff.
* Advocacy at the family, practice, and community levels.

Deadline: Until filled
Posted: 7 months 4 weeks ago

Massachusetts Department of Public Health

The Director of Local Public Health Initiatives located at the DPH Northampton site (DLPHI – Northampton) provides direction and leadership for Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) Office of Local and Regional Health (OLRH) initiatives to strengthen local public health capacity with particular attention to rural communities throughout Massachusetts. The DLPHI-Northampton establishes and maintains effective relationships with 1) local boards of health, local public health officials, and other municipal government leaders in rural communities; 2) OLRH and other DPH staff in a team environment; and 3) external stakeholder groups in support of the achievement of DPH objectives to strengthen the capacity of the local public health system in rural communities to provide core public health services.

Responsibilities include 1) development and implementation of local public health workforce development initiatives; 2) technical assistance in collaboration with municipalities, public health trade associations, and others to promote cross-jurisdictional sharing, 3) contributing to regular communication between DPH and local public health officials and other partners; and 4) development of tools and other resources that improve the effectiveness and efficiency of public health service delivery at the local level. The DLPHI-Northampton also 1) provides direct supervision to OLRH staff located in the DPH Northampton Office and 2) manages day-to-day operations at the Northampton site including maintenance of building and equipment, car pool management, standard operating procedures, security, utilities, and service contracts.

Deadline: Until filled
Posted: 7 months 4 weeks ago