Career Opportunities

Assistantships

School of Public Health and Health Sciences

Job Description: The Graduate Assistant will work closely with the Chief Undergraduate Advisor (CUA) in providing a successful academic advising program for Public Health Sciences (PHS). The Assistant will provide guidance to students in the Public Health Sciences major through advising and problem-solving to respond to student needs.

Responsibilities:

  • Advise students regarding Department and University academic regulations, requirements, andguidelines. Refers problems and questions to the CUA.
  • Provide advising to Public Health Sciences majors regarding: course selection, opportunities,resources, events, certificates and minors.
  • Maintain records of confidential advising sessions regarding academic progress to ensureadvising continuity and to facilitate graduation clearance.
  • Respond to inquiries from students regarding college requirements and exceptions.
  • Represent PHS at events, including the major fair, open houses, and orientation.
  • Meet regularly with supervisor.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the Public Health Sciences field.
  • Knowledge of University academic policies and regulations preferred.
  • Able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Strong computer skills; familiarity with SPIRE preferred.
  • High level of initiative, creativity, motivation, and ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Able to manage multiple, complex tasks within short timeframes.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Able to work during evenings and weekends.

Application Deadline: Submit resume and cover letter to Brigid Williams by Sunday, December 16th, 2018. 

Supervision: Brigid Williams, Chief Undergraduate Advisor for Public Health Sciences

Date of Appointment: 1/22/19 to 5/25/19

Hours/Wk: 10 hours 

Continuation of position beyond May 25th, 2018 is contingent on satisfactory academic progress and satisfactory job performance.

Deadline: December 16, 2018
Posted: 5 days 4 hours ago

Jobs

University at Buffalo - School of Public Health and Health Professions

We seek three outstanding candidates for Clinical Assistant/Clinical Associate Professors (Non-tenure track) in our Undergraduate Program in Public Health to join a collaborative team of faculty who are committed to the development and implementation of our rapidly growing program. These faculty members will have a primary focus on teaching, but should also make proportionate contributions to the scholarship and service mission of the School of Public Health and Health Professions (SPHHP). They will contribute to the program with an expected teaching load of three courses (9-12 credit hours) per semester. Faculty will be assigned to a “home department” in one of SPHHP’s five academic departments, based on their area of expertise.

Area of expertise is open. Applications from faculty with expertise in environmental health, health policy, epidemiology, health services administration, and public health practice are particularly encouraged. We are committed to developing an excellent and diverse community of scholars and students engaged in education, research, and service. We encourage applications from women, members of minority groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

If interested, click here to apply.

Deadline: March 24, 2019
Posted: 2 weeks 2 days ago

University at Buffalo - School of Public Health and Health Professions

The School of Public Health and Health Professions (SPHHP) at the University at Buffalo (UB), the State University of New York (SUNY) offers a variety of part-time adjunct opportunities at the undergraduate and graduate level. Candidates should have the ability to teach a range of online and/or seated undergraduate and graduate courses in the academic disciplines associated with our academic departments and programs, including:

  • Biostatistics (Statistics, Bioinformatics)
  • Community Health and Health Behavior
  • Epidemiology and Environmental Health (Epidemiology, Environmental Health Science, Health Services Policy and Practice, Clinical Research)
  • Exercise and Nutrition Sciences (Exercise Science, Athletic Training, Nutrition, Dietetic Internship, Health and Wellness)
  • Rehabilitation Sciences (Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Assistive and Rehabilitative Technology)
  • Public Health (undergraduate program, MPH general content)

View full job description and application here.

Deadline: February 7, 2019
Posted: 2 weeks 2 days ago

California Baptist University

The College of Health Science at California Baptist University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Public Health. Candidates must embrace the mission of California Baptist University and evidence a clear understanding of, and commitment to, excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service through the integration of the Christian faith and learning.

The PHS Department is seeking applicants with scholarly and teaching expertise in the areas of health administration, health policy, healthcare management, public health, or closely related area. The successful candidate will be a member of a team of faculty with undergraduate and graduate teaching responsibilities in the health administration and public health programs. The successful candidate will join a collegial and supportive faculty and will be expected to uphold the mission of California Baptist University. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and be expected to maintain an active program of research and service. The successful candidate should be willing to integrate Christian faith in the classroom. 

Interested applicants may refer here for more information on the position.

Deadline: December 31, 2018
Posted: 3 weeks 6 days ago

The AJ Drexel Autism Institute (AJDAI)

The AJDAI is a multidisciplinary, university-level research center emphasizing public health science applied to autism spectrum disorder. The MRF Program’s emphasis is epidemiologic research on non-heritable risk factors for autism and related neurodevelopmental disorders. Applicants should have some training in epidemiology and an established track record of extramurally funded research and high-impact publications. An existing focus on autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is desirable, but not required, as those with relevant related expertise looking to move into ASD research are also encouraged to apply. Highly productive researchers will be the strongest applicants.

Interested applicants should send cover letter, CV, and names of three references to: Bridget Toroni, MS, Project Coordinator, Modifiable Autism Risk Factors Program, AJDAI at bat52@drexel.edu.

Indicate MRF FACULTY SEARCH in the subject line.

Click here for more information on the position.

Deadline: January 14, 2019
Posted: 4 weeks 3 hours ago

William Paterson University of New Jersey

William Paterson University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank in the Department of Public Health, beginning September 1, 2019.  This position includes teaching at the undergraduate level and academic advisement of undergraduate students.

Teaching responsibilities include but are not limited to undergraduate health research methods courses and courses in at least one of the following specialties: epidemiology, health systems, health administration, health education, or health communication.

If interested in the position, please click here.

Deadline: December 30, 2018
Posted: 1 month 5 days ago

Fellowships

UCSF Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education

The Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education provides a focal point for research at UCSF designed to reduce the 7 million deaths worldwide that tobacco and the tobacco industry cause each year. UCSF is a global leader in tobacco science, a World Health Organization collaborating center, and home of the Truth Tobacco Industry Documents. We have a diverse fellowship program that provides individual mentorship with UCSF faculty along with courses in tobacco specific topics, health policy, cancer control and prevention, grant and scientific writing skills, career development, interdisciplinary research, and biostatistics. We encourage qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply.

The purpose of the fellowship is:

  • To prepare individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds in medical, biological, social, behavioral, and policy sciences to join the next generation of academic leaders in tobacco control.
  • Upon completion of training, fellows will be well positioned to be active participants in crucial policy debates about the future development and implementation of tobacco control interventions.
  • Postdoctoral fellows will have exposure to diverse training, including both didactic coursework and individualized mentoring to build a personalized research program.

Click here to apply.

Deadline: December 31, 2018
Posted: 3 weeks 3 days ago

The University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute - School of Medicine and Public Health

The Wisconsin Population Health Service Fellowship Program is a two-year service and training program designed for early career individuals in public health and allied sciences. Fellows are placed in practice-based settings in community, non-profit, governmental, and/or health service organizations around Wisconsin. Through a curriculum focused on health equity and collaborative leadership, Fellows leave the program with a health equity lens applied to their practice as well as tangible skills in public health programming and management.

Application Deadline: January 5, 2019

Visit the Fellowship website for more information about the Fellowship, including the application process, timeline, and requirements.

Deadline: January 5, 2019
Posted: 1 month 5 days ago

Internships

Graduate Advisor

The Greek Health Advisors (UMass Amherst)

The Greek Health Advisors is an on-campus organization consisting of undergraduate students in Greek Life, a graduate advisor, graduate assistant, and multiple UMass staff. Their aim is to provide harm reduction strategies to the UMass campus Greek Life. Their events consist of a variety of health-related topics. 

The Greek Health Advisors are looking for a graduate advisor for the Spring 2019 semester. The graduate advisor works alongside other members of the organization to help support in the progression of this organization, which can consist of event planning and evaluation, module creation support, and supporting the undergraduate students with any help needed.

Possibility for independent study credit - NO PAY.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Student currently pursuing a Master’s degree in public health, or other related degree
  • Previous knowledge of Greek Life is preferred but not required

If interested, please send your cover letter and resume to Joshua Weinstein at jmweinstein@umass.edu

Deadline: January 13, 2019
Posted: 4 weeks 21 hours ago

Manatt Health

Manatt Health is seeking highly qualified Summer Analysts to join our growing team. Our goal is to provide Summer Analysts with a comprehensive overview of what it’s like to work at Manatt Health. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a nationally recognized healthcare strategy consulting team and work with clients who are passionate about improving healthcare.

Summer Analysts will work with members of the Manatt Health team to support the development of business strategy recommendations for our clients.

Specific responsibilities include: qualitative and quantitative research on healthcare business and policy issues, presentation development and design, assistance with monitoring federal and state health policy development and other emerging healthcare trends. Summer Analysts work on a broad range of substantive issues including: payment and delivery system transformation; healthcare reform implementation; hospital, health system and academic medical center operations/strategy; strategic planning services; Medicaid policy, redesign and innovation; Medicare program elements; health IT strategy; and pharmaceutical market access, coverage and reimbursement strategies. Preferred candidates will have strong analytic skills with demonstrated ability to analyze data to generate descriptive statistics, conduct more complex analyses that address strategy and policy questions, and develop financial pro formas.

Position is based in the San Fransico office.

For more details on requirements and application, please click here.

Deadline: February 1, 2019
Posted: 1 month 3 days ago

Manatt Health

Manatt Health is seeking highly qualified Summer Analysts to join our growing team. Our goal is to provide Summer Analysts with a comprehensive overview of what it’s like to work at Manatt Health. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a nationally recognized healthcare strategy consulting team and work with clients who are passionate about improving healthcare.

Summer Analysts will work with members of the Manatt Health team to support the development of business strategy recommendations for our clients.

Specific responsibilities include: qualitative and quantitative research on healthcare business and policy issues, presentation development and design, assistance with monitoring federal and state health policy development and other emerging healthcare trends. Summer Analysts work on a broad range of substantive issues including: payment and delivery system transformation; healthcare reform implementation; hospital, health system and academic medical center operations/strategy; strategic planning services; Medicaid policy, redesign and innovation; Medicare program elements; health IT strategy; and pharmaceutical market access, coverage and reimbursement strategies. Preferred candidates will have strong analytic skills with demonstrated ability to analyze data to generate descriptive statistics, conduct more complex analyses that address strategy and policy questions, and develop financial pro formas.

Position is based in the New York office.

For more details on requirements and application, please click here.

Deadline: February 1, 2019
Posted: 1 month 3 days ago

Manatt Health

Manatt Health is seeking highly qualified Summer Analysts to join our growing team. Our goal is to provide Summer Analysts with a comprehensive overview of what it’s like to work at Manatt Health. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a nationally recognized healthcare strategy consulting team and work with clients who are passionate about improving healthcare.

Summer Analysts will work with members of the Manatt Health team to support the development of business strategy recommendations for our clients.

Specific responsibilities include: qualitative and quantitative research on healthcare business and policy issues, presentation development and design, assistance with monitoring federal and state health policy development and other emerging healthcare trends. Summer Analysts work on a broad range of substantive issues including: payment and delivery system transformation; healthcare reform implementation; hospital, health system and academic medical center operations/strategy; strategic planning services; Medicaid policy, redesign and innovation; Medicare program elements; health IT strategy; and pharmaceutical market access, coverage and reimbursement strategies. Preferred candidates will have strong analytic skills with demonstrated ability to analyze data to generate descriptive statistics, conduct more complex analyses that address strategy and policy questions, and develop financial pro formas.

Position is based in the Washington, D.C. office.

For more details on requirements and application, please click here.

Deadline: February 1, 2019
Posted: 1 month 3 days ago

Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH)

The mission of MDPH is to prevent illness, injury, and premature death, to assure access to high quality public health and health care services, and to promote wellness and health equity for all people in the Commonwealth. We envision a Commonwealth in which all people enjoy optimal health.

MDPH seeks to improve and expand its methods of community engagement. Community engagement is the process by which DPH connects with individuals, communities, and organizations/institutions to inform, implement, and evaluate its priorities, programs and services  and Community engagement processes are ongoing relationships between stakeholders, community-based organizations, consumers, residents, local public health, providers, and more. The "Community Engagement Standards for Community Health Planning Guideline" was adopted as part of updates made to regulations in the Determination of Need process in 2017, in order to help hospitals leverage their Community Heath Needs Assessment and community engagement process to meet the DPH community health planning standards.  Additionally, there is interest in aligning the community guidelines for MDPH staff so that DPH community engagement efforts are reflected in the standards. As a first step, key informant interviews have already been conducted on 16 MDPH programmatic strategic plans to understand how they incorporated a variety of community engagement methods through their planning. In addition, there is a Community Engagement Work Group dedicated to bringing together many bureau and office lenses and experiences to the conversation.

The intern will have an opportunity to engage MDPH staff, through the Community Engagement work group and other identified key partners. The work will include an environmental scan of current DPH community engagement efforts to develop an annotated directory of existing programs, points of contact, and resources with an emphasis on highlighting best practice areas within DPH.

For a list of available internships, click here.

Deadline: December 31, 2018
Posted: 2 months 1 day ago

Scholarships

School of Public Health and Health Sciences

Established to provide financial support to graduate students enrolled in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences whose academic concentration is exposure science/assessment in the occupational or general environment. Recipients will conduct research in exposures due to emerging technologies such as these areas of current interest, e.g., e-cigarettes, 3-D printers, nanotechnology, fracking, and/or mathematical modeling of exposures. As areas of current interest change, the Dean or his/her designee will determine if proposed research topic(s) meet the intention of this fellowship. The results of the student’s research and work will be presented in an academic seminar. Selection will be based on the academic achievement of a candidate with strong consideration given to financial need. The candidate must have graduated from an accredited undergraduate institution with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.

Supplemental questions are required for this scholarship.

To view the application, click here.

Deadline: February 28, 2019
Posted: 1 month 3 days ago

School of Public Health and Health Sciences

The Yablonski Fellowship provides support for masters level students enrolled in any of the Departments of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Environmental Health Sciences, or Health Promotion and Policy within the School of Public Health and Health Sciences. Eligible recipients must be in good academic standing; demonstrate strong leadership skills through extracurricular, athletic, community, or other volunteer commitments; and be a U.S. Citizen or eligible non-citizen, as outlined by the U.S. Department of Education. Preference will be given to the child of a firefighter, police officer or teacher. The fellowship may be awarded in consecutive years to the same student if he or she continues to meet the criteria. Applicants must write a short essay of one-thousand words explaining their commitment to community service, volunteerism, and leadership.

Supplemental questions are required for this scholarship.

Click here to apply.

Deadline: February 28, 2019
Posted: 1 month 3 days ago

School of Public Health and Health Sciences

Established by Robert Woolrich, ‘76G an alumnus from the School of Public Health and Health Sciences and his wife, Noeline, a registered nurse. This gift honors the memory of Mr. Woolrich’s late mother Elizabeth and pays tribute to Mr. and Mrs. Woolrich’s personal and professional interests in end-of-life care.

The purpose of the Fund will be to provide scholarships for undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences and the College of Nursing, who have an interest in hospice, palliative and end-of-life care. Eligible recipients will demonstrate high academic achievement, with a minimum GPA of 3.5; and demonstrate strong leadership skills through extracurricular, athletic, community, or other volunteer commitments. Applicants must also have a clean judicial record with the University.

Supplemental Questions are required for this scholarship; students interested must write a short essay describing their interest in hospice, palliative and end-of-life care.
 
Application can be found here.

Deadline: February 28, 2019
Posted: 1 month 5 days ago

Volunteers

NGOabroad

Want to volunteer abroad? NGOabroad provides affordable, customized volunteer abroad programs and helps people enter or advance in working abroad in humanitarian work.

NGOabroad has international volunteer programs in 4 regions of the world: Africa, Asia, Central and South America and MENA (Middle East & North Africa). What makes our volunteer abroad programs unique? They are affordable and custom fit to your skills rather than stuffing you into a one-size-fits all slot. Our purpose is to tackle humanity’s challenges so that our international volunteer opportunities are more “real” and have more depth.

Skill based volunteering. Wide variety of skills needed – both students & seasoned professionals – in our volunteer abroad programs: Social work, psychology, trauma counselors, education, early childhood education, nurses, doctors, public health, water & sanitation, nutrition, business, micro-finance, entrepreneurship, engineering, solar, environmental, farming, public administration, political science, democracy building, human rights, law, refugees, peace building, yoga, the trades, grant writing, youth workers & people who love kids.

For specific information on open position(s) in a certain country, please click here.

Deadline: March 1, 2019
Posted: 1 month 1 week ago