Career Opportunities

Fellowships

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

The Dr. James A. Ferguson Emerging Infectious Diseases Research Initiatives for Student Enhancement (RISE) Fellowship Program is a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)-funded, ten-week summer program providing educational and professional development opportunities for fellows interested in infectious diseases, public health, mental health, maternal and child health and/or health disparities research.

The overarching goal of the Ferguson RISE Fellowship is to promote diversity among future public health research leaders. Fellows work with research mentors at the CDC or Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Nursing, and Bloomberg School of Public Health or the Maryland or Baltimore City Department of Health. These locations offer Fellows laboratory, clinical, state, and community-based research experiences. Specifically, the CDC site in Atlanta offers a research externship focused on infectious diseases, prevention of injury, and other CDC research initiatives. Fellows in Baltimore work with research mentors on projects related to infectious diseases, health disparities, mental health, developmental disabilities, substance abuse, and epidemiology.

If interested, please refer here for more information and to apply.

Deadline: January 31, 2019
Posted: 3 days 10 hours ago

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Public Health Associate Program (PHAP) is a competitive, two-year, paid training program for early-career public health professionals who have a recent bachelor’s or master’s degree and an interest in public service and public health. Throughout the training program, associates gain hands-on experience that will serve as a foundation for their public health careers. PHAP associates are assigned to public health agencies and nongovernmental organizations in the United States and US territories, and work alongside other professionals across a variety of public health settings.

Prospective candidates can learn more about the PHAP application process, discover benefits of the program, find answers to frequently asked questions, and read about associates’ experiences by clicking "Become an Associate" on the PHAP website and by viewing the archived ASPPH Presents webinar: Public Health Associate Program (PHAP) Program and BEST FIT Candidate Model Overview.

The 2019 PHAP candidate application period will be ONLY BE OPEN ON February 4-8; applications will be accepted via www.usajobs.gov. Those with questions about the program can contact PHAP at  phap@cdc.gov or 404-498-0030.

Note important dates on this 2019 timeline.

Deadline: February 8, 2019
Posted: 1 week 4 days ago

Public Health Institute and CDC

This is a wonderful opportunity at CDC offices in Atlanta and around the world for MPH and PhD graduates! The Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) is partnering with the Public Health Institute to run the PHI/CDC Global Health Fellowship Program. This is a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-funded program that supports promising emerging global health professionals to develop the technical skills needed to respond to today’s public health challenges. Fellows have the exciting opportunity to work with leading CDC experts and contribute to public health projects around the world. Fellows are placed in Atlanta and in CDC offices abroad where they will work on the front lines of global health and hone their professional skill.

Fellowships are yearlong placements within CDC offices working across six technical tracks: epidemiology, HIV prevention, monitoring and evaluation (M&E), strategic information, program management, and surveillance. For a detailed description of what the fellowship placements entail, including overview, stipends, professional development activities, and more, please click here.

You may learn more about the program here or contact Marissa Thomas Chan, CUGH University Liaison Officer, at mthomaschan@cugh.org.

Interested applicants may refer here for the application.

Deadline: January 25, 2019
Posted: 1 week 4 days ago

The University of Michigan School of Public Health (UMSPH) - Department of Biostatistics

The Department of Biostatistics, University of Michigan School of Public Health invites applications for a post-doctoral research fellow, to be working in the area of electronic health records, gene-environment interaction, shrinkage estimation and statistical methods for analyzing biobank data in collaboration with Dr. Bhramar Mukherjee. A qualified candidate will have a demonstrated track-record of successful research as evidenced by papers, software and preprints. Strong written and communication skills are desired along with a passion for conducting impactful and influential scientific research. The successful applicant for this position will work in a team of graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, staff and faculty colleagues. Experience in R programming is required, programming in Python, C++ or other programming language, a broad interest in computational statistics and developing R packages and scalable algorithms is an added plus.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, name and contact information of three references to:
Davina Barron, B.Sc.
1415 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2029
Email: davinab@umich.edu
Phone: 734-936-0458

Please refer here for more information on the fellowship.

Deadline: February 8, 2019
Posted: 1 month 1 week ago

The University of Michigan School of Public Health (UMSPH) - Department of Biostatistics

The Department of Biostatistics, University of Michigan School of Public Health invites applications for a post-doctoral research fellow, to be working in the area of modeling high dimensional exposure data and chemical mixtures working with Dr. Bhramar Mukherjee. A qualified candidate will have a demonstrated track-record of successful research as evidenced by papers, software and preprints. Strong written and communication skills are desired along with a passion for conducting impactful and influential scientific research. The successful applicant for this position will work in a team of graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, staff and faculty colleagues. Experience in R programming is required, programming in Python, C++ or other programming language, a broad interest in computational statistics and developing R packages and scalable algorithms is an added plus.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, name and contact information of three references to:
Davina Barron, B.Sc.
1415 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2029
Email: davinab@umich.edu
Phone: 734-936-0458

Please refer here for more information on the fellowship.

Deadline: February 8, 2019
Posted: 1 month 1 week ago

Jobs

DeltaQuest Foundation, Inc.

DeltaQuest Foundation is seeking a Research Analyst to conduct data management and statistical analysis for research studies related to quality of life in medically ill patient populations. This position involves assistance with statistical programming for data management and statistical analysis; supporting efforts for publishing the dissemination of findings; data quality control and data management; and performance of other duties as assigned.

DeltaQuest works actively with clinicians and organizations related to health care to facilitate evidence-based medicine using patient-reported outcome data. Using self-report tools in combination with clinician-reported and other objective indices, our research program evaluates the impact of medical treatments on individuals' quality of life. Employing crossdiscipline statistical methodology from the social sciences, psychometrics, biostatistics, epidemiology and physics, we apply state-of-the-art analytic methods for evaluating the effects of medical treatments, behavioral, psychosocial, and socio-demographic factors on health.

Please refer here for more information on the position.

To apply: Email info@deltaquest.org. In addition to cover letter and resume, please provide writing sample and statistical programming sample, preferably in Stata or SPSS.

Deadline: May 1, 2019
Posted: 1 week 3 days ago

The University of Vermont - The Robert Larner MD College of Medicine

The Robert Larner MD College of Medicine at the University of Vermont, through the Department of Medicine, is seeking an individual for a full-time position as an Assistant Professor (Education Scholar Pathway). The successful candidate will possess doctoral level training in public health or related discipline, specializing in epidemiology and/or biostatistics; or doctoral level training in Medicine with Master’s level training in epidemiology and/or biostatistics. The successful candidate will possess effective organizational interpersonal, communication and collaborative skills. Previous online teaching experience is preferred. Practical experience working in the field of public health and/or applied research experience is encouraged.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop and teach online, graduate-level, public health courses; and advise and mentor graduate students in conducting applied and collaborative research, and public health projects that advance population health science and practice. Faculty member will assist in developing and coordinating MPH capstone projects (integrated practice experiences and applied practice experiences) as needed. In addition faculty members will be expected to obtain grant funding to enhance the research component of the University of Vermont Public Health Program priorities, including applied public health research in areas of excellence and other identified areas of scholarship.

Click here to view entire job description and online application.

Deadline: February 20, 2019
Posted: 1 week 4 days ago

The University of Vermont (UVM) - Department of Mathematics and Statistics

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Vermont (UVM) invites applicants for two tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor. The Department is seeking applications from qualified individuals whose research complements that of the existing Statistics faculty and has relevance to biostatistics and/or the modeling of complex systems, particularly expertise in any area of biostatistics and/or ​​​​research focus on infectious diseases of global significance. Successful candidates will be expected to undertake an active program of research that leads to publication and/or presentation in peer-reviewed scholarly outlets and, where available, to seek extramural funding for that research. In addition, successful candidates will be expected to teach, advise, and mentor undergraduate and graduate students when appropriate. 

Interested applicants may refer here for full job descriptions and application.

Deadline: February 8, 2019
Posted: 1 month 1 week ago

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: 1 month 3 weeks 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: 1 month 3 weeks ago

Mountainside Treatment Center

The Data Specialist position will support Mountainside growth and will be responsible for a wide range of data processing, data analysis and quality assurance tasks necessary to building the most comprehensive and credible source of information.  This individual will help curate, structure, manage, analyze and generate reports from large datasets extracted from our electronic medical record, and external databases, as needed.

Seeking a professional and organized problem solver with the ability to work on multiple projects at once. Must be adept at using a the full Microsoft Office Suite and have experience working with Microsoft SQL Server, Java, or Crystal Reports. Should believe that data and statistics should be behind the decision making process of any organization or department. Ought to have strong interpersonal skills and share in Mountainsides values of Compassion, Professionalism, Integrity and Commitment.

If interested, refer here for more information and to apply.

Deadline: January 21, 2019
Posted: 1 month 3 weeks ago

Internships

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai - Division of International Health

If you are a student or recent graduate wishing to conduct mentored research abroad, our International Exchange Program may be the internship for you. Our program emphasizes collaboration, cultural and scientific exchange, diversity, and a passion for medical sciences. We select candidates from all over the United States from diverse fields.

To be eligible, you must be:

  1. A member of a health disparity population underrepresented in the fields of medicine and science as per the NIH guidelines
  2. Currently enrolled in an undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral program with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, or have graduated within 24 months of the start of the program
  3. A US citizen, permanent resident, or non-citizen national

Click here for more information and application for the internship.

Deadline: January 31, 2019
Posted: 1 week 4 days ago

Mass in Motion

Organization Description: The Mass in Motion Municipal Wellness and Leadership Initiative at the MA Department of Public Health (MDPH) is a movement to lower the risk of chronic disease by supporting equitable food access and active living opportunities in cities and towns throughout Massachusetts. Working with a diverse network of partners, Mass in Motion communities implement proven policies and practices to create environments that support healthy living. 

Position Description: Under the supervision of the Mass in Motion program coordinator and with support from epidemiologists and other program staff, the intern will assist with three main projects: (1) collecting qualitative and quantitative data to include in community fact sheets for local grantees, (2) data entry into Mass in Motion’s new SharePoint online reporting platform for grantees, and (3) historical analysis of food access inequities which will inform current and future approaches to increase healthy food access through policy, systems, and environmental change strategies. Projects will address environmental change work and/or burden of chronic disease and health risk behavior across different settings. There may also be additional opportunities to support other initiatives within the Bureau.

This position is a good fit for students interested in data collection, synthesis and operationalizing program evaluation tools, building communications skills, and/or who have an interest in food access, built environment, and physical activity initiatives to address social determinants of health.

To apply, please email resume and cover letter to: Aimee Gilbert Loinaz, aimeegl@umass.edu. If you have questions feel free to call her at: 413-545-8638. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so please apply as soon as possible.

View full description here.

Deadline: February 15, 2019
Posted: 1 month 14 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: 2 months 1 week 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: 2 months 1 week 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: 2 months 1 week ago

Scholarships

School of Public Health and Health Sciences

The Diane J. Mundt Memorial Scholarship fund supports a PhD student in Epidemiology in the School of Public Health and Health Sciences with professional interests in science and policy, specifically how epidemiology informs decision-making. Preference will be given to female, non-traditional students (e.g., those returning from the workforce to pursue advanced studies), and/or those demonstrating significant financial need as demonstrated by the Financial Aid Office.

Supplemental questions are required for this scholarship.

Interested applicants, please refer here.

Deadline: February 28, 2019
Posted: 2 months 1 week 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: 2 months 1 week 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: 2 months 1 week 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: 2 months 3 weeks ago