Career Opportunities

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Jobs

Hourly Research Assistant

UMASS School of Public Health and Health Sciences

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Dr Daniel Lopez-Cevallos in HPP is looking for an hourly RA.

Details are: 

Looking for a bilingual (Spanish) student, to work with me and an Ecuadorian colleague on a project analyzing COVID19-related policies in Latin America and the potential impact on mental health/wellbeing of children and youth. 8-10 hours/week for the duration of the academic year.  Other duties as needed.

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Please email Dr. Daniel Lopez-Cevallos your resume if interested by Oct 7th.   dlopezcevall@umass.edu

Deadline: October 17, 2022
Posted: 1 day 22 hours ago

Silver Thread Public Health District

If you are passionate about exploring a career in public health, consider the mountains your playground, and love working with young people this could be the position for you!

While all Community Health Workers will get broad public health experience, the two full-time positions at Silver Thread will be working in close partnership with our school district and focusing on youth social and emotional wellness and addressing health challenges for youth and families coming out of the acute phase of a pandemic. Lake City is a true historic Colorado mountain town that retains its close community feel, is surrounded by some of the state's tallest mountains and most incredible backcountry, and is nestled far away from the more congested tourist centers.

Please click Here to learn more about us. If you'd like to join us in Lake City, Colorado, please click Here to apply. 

Deadline: December 31, 2022
Posted: 4 days 2 hours ago

UMass Amherst Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology

Job Summary

The Biostatistics Program in the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology seeks two (2) tenure track faculty at the rank of Assistant Professor. We are interested in candidates with deep research experience in one or more areas of applied and/or methodological biostatistical research. Successful applicants will be dynamic, collaborative researchers, whose methodological work is inspired by pressing problems in public health and biomedical sciences. Candidates should have demonstrated potential to develop an extramurally funded research program in biostatistical methods and/or application.

Essential Functions

The Biostatistics Program in the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology seeks two (2) tenure track faculty at the rank of Assistant Professor. Responsibilities will include research, advising students, teaching at graduate and undergraduate levels, and departmental, school and university service.

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensure)

Candidates for this position must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Terminal degree (e.g., PhD, ScD) in biostatistics or closely related field of study;
  • Evidence of potential to conduct independent and collaborative federally funded research;
  • Strong record of peer-reviewed publication given career stage;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; and
  • Demonstrated interest and ability in teaching and advising at the undergraduate or graduate level.

For the full job description and to apply, please visit the UMass Amherst Human Resources website.

Deadline: November 30, 2022
Posted: 6 days 2 hours ago

Principal Biostatistician - REMOTE

Cytel

We are hiring a remote Principal Biostatistician to lead and/or support clinical trials for a major pharma company. This position reports to the Sr. Director, Biostatistics in the FSP Services business unit in Cytel.

Your Impact

This client is dedicated to developing breakthrough therapies for neurodegenerative diseases through their deep commitment to degeneration biology and principles of translational medicine.

The candidate will lead Biostatistics planning activities and deliverables in support of the core clinical development programs and help shape strategies for clinical development programs. The ideal candidate will guide analytical aspects of a core program entering late stage development, inform study designs, develop and implement novel statistical and computational techniques for analyzing data generated both in house and by external CROs, lead reporting and analysis deliverables, and use a combination of curiosity and statistical acumen to identify and solve interesting problems.

About the role

  • Devise and lead statistical strategies for clinical development of drug candidates including pivotal Phase 2/3 studies and NDA/MAA/BLA submissions.
  • Ensure statistical integrity of analysis and reporting deliverables, including guidance on statistical methodology, optimization of study designs, endpoint selection, author/review statistical sections of the protocol, clinical study reports and related documents, oversee timelines and study level tasks pertaining to statistical analysis and reporting.
  • Conduct hands-on exploratory analyses, sample size estimation, modeling and simulation, and create tools to gain useful insights from data as needed.
  • Consult on methodologies for modeling large scale data (e.g., metabolomics, genetic).
  • Interpret, summarize and present data and statistical considerations to internal project teams, senior management, advisory board meetings and to global health authorities.
  • Collaborate with Clinical Operations to select, oversee, contract, and manage Biostatistics vendors and contract research organizations.
  • Teach Stats basics and/or create standard tools and practices to enable colleagues to visualize and gain insights from their data.
  • Seek out interesting problems and use Statistics to solve them.

Please email resume to laura.krueger@cytel.com

Deadline: October 31, 2022
Posted: 3 weeks 1 day ago

Principal Statistical Programmer - REMOTE

Cytel

Cytel provides unrivalled biostatistics and operations research to improve drug development success rates, crucial for human welfare. Focused on using innovative applications of statistical science and adaptive clinical trial design, Cytel is at the cutting edge of technology and human ingenuity, driving healthcare forward.

We are hiring a remote Principal Programmer to work with a pharma company’s internal team leading project efforts and providing your CDISC knowledge and advanced statistical programming skills. This position plays a key role in the Statistical Programming Group and is responsible for developing software programs (SAS, R, and Python) for the analysis of Clinical Trial data in accordance with departmental SOPs and guidelines. The Principal Programmer position will work collaboratively with biostatisticians, clinicians, data managers in the planning, conduct, and analysis of clinical studies in all phases.

Essential Functions:

  • Represent the statistical programming function in the assigned projects
  • Create, review, or approve programming plans and specifications at project and study level
  • Program, according to specifications, analysis datasets, tables, listings, and figures for phase I-IV clinical trials and publications
  • Review key study documents produced by other functions (e.g. CRFs, data management plans, SAPs, clinical study reports, etc.)
  • Maintain efficient interfaces with internal and external customers and vendors with support of the collaborating statistician(s)
  • Must be able to work independently on multiple projects concurrently
  • Support quality control of deliverables related to statistical programming
  • Maintain records for all assigned projects and archiving of trial/project analysis and associated documentation.
  • In addition to qualification of Principal Statistical Programmer, the Principal Statistical Programmer will bring additional experience in project management, and lead the Statistical Programming effort for the study and be accountable for all regulatory submissions.

Minimum Requirements

  • BS or MS preferred in relevant life sciences, computer science or statistics/analytical field
  • Minimum of 5-8 years of experience in developing programs for clinical trials using the SAS system
  • 5 years of statistical programming experience in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Knowledge of statistics and drug development process
  • Excellent proficiency in programming with SAS
  • Proficiency in R, Rshiny, Python is plus
  • Experience working with CDISC SDTM and ADaM compliant data sets
  • Experience in pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics modeling a plus

Skills and Knowledge Requirements

  • Experience in a matrix team environment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and demonstrated problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to work proactively while handling multiple deliverables and short timelines
  • Computer proficiency in SAS, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Must be able to prioritize and multi-task, work effectively with little or no direction, and build collaborative relationships with management, partners, and peers from diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to work across multiple projects
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of GCP, ICH guidelines and FDA regulations
  • Understanding of study phases and general knowledge of how they apply to biostatics and statistical programming
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to create and maintain of study-specific data management documents
  • Ability to interface cross-functionally with Data Programming
  • Ability to assist with the training of new study team members

Please email resume to laura.krueger@cytel.com

Deadline: October 31, 2022
Posted: 3 weeks 1 day ago

Westchester Medical Center (WMC)

Westchester Medical Center is seeking a Research Scientist. This individual would have strengths in statistical techniques, clinical research design and research methods. The person we hire may apply for a faculty appointment at New York Medical College. We offer a competitive salary and generous benefits.

We are particularly interested in those who have completed doctoral training in your program(s):

  • PhD in Biostatistics
  • PhD in Epidemiology
  • PhD in Health Policy and Management

Job Summary:

The Research Scientist will perform and lead the research efforts by identifying research gaps in specific areas of inquiry, proposing specific research projects. Also, to address research questions, designing research projects from conception to completion. The Research Scientist will conduct advanced statistical analyses, producing conference abstracts for submission, and manuscript preparation. They will be required to apply research design and methodology to advance the research initiatives of the department. The scientist will need to initiate and maintain partnerships with other departments throughout the organization to enhance research activity. The position will guide research staff in data collection, project management, and manuscript preparation.

Responsibilities:

  • Identifies research gaps regarding the association between advanced age and surgical outcomes; proposes specific research projects.
  • Partners with researchers from other departments, and works on multidisciplinary research opportunities with local, state and federal agencies to study geriatric surgical outcomes.
  • Guides research staff in data collection, project management and manuscript preparation.
  • Conducts statistical analyses.
  • Obtain research funding to expand the program.
  • Assist the project principal investigators in the planning, development, and implementation of the administrative and research projects goals and objectives related to data analysis and evaluation
  • Manage progress toward deliverables to ensure administrative and research project goals and objectives are met and appropriate process and impact measures are developed and implemented.
  • Provide direct supervision and mentorship to project team members
  • In the Department of Surgery Clinical Research unit will guide the research activities in our dedicated program on emergency surgery and trauma in the geriatric population.
  • Design, implement, complete, analyze and prepare manuscripts on studies related to emergency surgery and trauma in patients in geriatric population. 

Learn more and apply

Or: https://wmchealthjobs.org/search-jobs/?icid=internal:wmctargettest:continuesearch:na:na:na/ 

  • and enter the phrase, Research Scientist, in the Keyword box.

Deadline: October 7, 2022
Posted: 3 weeks 5 days ago

UMass Amherst - Counseling/Health/Wellness, College of Natural Sciences

Job Summary

Plan, conduct and evaluate educational workshops and training sessions with Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) eligible youth and adults for SNAP-ED in the Lawrence region, as detailed in the Annual SNAP-ED Program Plan. Work with the collaborating organizations in the delivery of programs at the assigned program sites. Assist project leader with project management, including budgeting, as assigned. Assist with applied scholarly or creative activity, or research as applicable. Prepare required plans and reports.  Seek continued funding support for the program through collaboration with community organizations.

Essential Functions

  • Assist with the development and implementation of the SNAP-ED program in the Lawrence region. Organize and teach educational workshops and training sessions for SNAP eligible youth and adults using research-based information.
  • Participate in needs assessment, formulation of program objectives and design of delivery methods. 
  • Participate in overall program management, in determining staffing needs for program staff and/or volunteers and in recruiting and training staff and/or volunteers.
  • Represent UMass Extension at the local level in matters of Extension policy and procedure, and with community groups in areas of nutrition, health promotion and disease prevention. Participate in the development of promotional materials.
  • Participate in SNAP-ED teams and staff meetings. Participate in the development of local SNAP-ED plan.
  • Maintain and increase personal and professional competence through participation in in-service training, professional association activities, and continuing education. With the assistance of the project leader, prepare and implement professional development plan.
  • Conduct periodic evaluations of program effectiveness. Prepare and submit reports as required.
  • Work actively to ensure that all programs are conducted in compliance with federal, state and University Affirmative Action policies.

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensure)

  • BA/BS in nutrition, health education, or related field and one (1) year of related professional experience.  
  • Ability to maintain a diverse schedule of local, regional, and statewide activity which is not restricted by access to public or private transportation.
  • Excellent interpersonal and group process skills; demonstrated ability to participate effectively in professional team efforts and with diverse groups of people.
  • Knowledge and demonstrated ability to implement adult education theories and practices with diverse audiences.

Learn more and apply

Deadline: Until filled
Posted: 3 weeks 5 days ago

Extension Educator II - UMass Extension (NEP) - Boston (Multiple Positions)

UMass Amherst - Agriculture/Extension, College of Natural Sciences

Job Summary

Assists the Educator III in the development and implementation of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) for eligible youth and adults and for the SNAP-ED program in the Boston Region by participating in overall program management including budgeting, training, evaluation and delivery of programs in support of the project.

Essential Functions

  • Assists with the development and implementation of the SNAP-ED program in the Boston region. Organizes and teaches educational workshops and training sessions for SNAP eligible youth and adults using research-based information.
  • Participates in needs assessment, formulation of program objectives and design of delivery methods. 
  • Assists with applied scholarly or creative activity, or research as applicable. 
  • Seeks continued funding support for the program through collaboration with community organizations.
  • Participates in overall program management, in determining staffing needs for program staff and/or volunteers and in recruiting and training staff and/or volunteers.
  • Represents UMass Extension at the local level in matters of Extension policy and procedure, and with community groups in areas of nutrition, health promotion and disease prevention. Participates in the development of promotional materials.
  • Participates in SNAP-ED teams and staff meetings. Participates in the development of local SNAP-ED plan.
  • Maintains and increases personal and professional competence through participation in in-service training, professional association activities, and continuing education. With the assistance of the project leader, prepare and implement professional development plan.
  • Conducts periodic evaluations of program effectiveness. Prepares and submits reports as required.
  • Works to ensure that all programs are conducted in compliance with federal, state and University Affirmative Action policies.

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensure)

  • Bachelor’s degree in nutrition, health education, or related field and one (1) year of related professional experience.  
  • Ability to maintain a diverse schedule of local, regional, and statewide activity which is not restricted by access to public or private transportation.
  • Excellent interpersonal and group process skills; demonstrated ability to participate effectively in professional team efforts and with diverse groups of people.
  • Knowledge and demonstrated ability to implement adult education theories and practices with diverse audiences.

Learn more and apply

Deadline: Until filled
Posted: 3 weeks 5 days ago

UMass Amherst - Agriculture/Extension, College of Natural Sciences

Job Summary

Plan, conduct and evaluate educational workshops and training sessions with Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) eligible youth and adults for SNAP-ED in the Raynham region, as detailed in the Annual SNAP-ED Program Plan. Work with the collaborating organizations in the delivery of programs at the assigned program sites. Assist project leader with project management, including budgeting, as assigned. Assist with applied scholarly or creative activity, or research as applicable. Prepare required plans and reports. Seek continued funding support for the program through collaboration with community organizations.

Essential Functions

  • Assist with the development and implementation of the SNAP-ED program in the Raynham region. Organize and teach educational workshops and training sessions for SNAP eligible youth and adults using research-based information.
  • Participate in needs assessment, formulation of program objectives and design of delivery methods. 
  • Participate in overall program management, in determining staffing needs for program staff and/or volunteers and in recruiting and training staff and/or volunteers.
  • Represent UMass Extension at the local level in matters of Extension policy and procedure, and with community groups in areas of nutrition, health promotion and disease prevention. Participate in the development of promotional materials.
  • Participate in SNAP-ED teams and staff meetings. Participate in the development of local SNAP-ED plan.
  • Maintain and increase personal and professional competence through participation in in-service training, professional association activities, and continuing education.  With the assistance of the project leader, prepare and implement professional development plan.
  • Conduct periodic evaluations of program effectiveness. Prepare and submit reports as required.
  • Work actively to ensure that all programs are conducted in compliance with federal, state and University Affirmative Action policies.

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, Experience, Certifications, Licensure)

  • BA/BS in nutrition, health education, or related field and one year of related professional experience.  
  • Ability to maintain a diverse schedule of local, regional, and statewide activity which is not restricted by access to public or private transportation.
  • Excellent interpersonal and group process skills; demonstrated ability to participate effectively in professional team efforts and with diverse groups of people.
  • Knowledge and demonstrated ability to implement adult education theories and practices with diverse audiences.

Learn more and apply

Deadline: Until filled
Posted: 3 weeks 5 days ago

Research Project Coordinator

Women & Infants’ Hospital

Research Project Coordinator 

We are pleased to announce an immediate opening for a full-time Research Project Coordinator in the Department of Medicine at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island (WIH)

 

The Research Project Coordinator provides support for the daily activities of clinical research studies, including assisting medical fellows with their research projects and supervising a research assistant. 

  • The incumbent assists with collecting, formatting, and managing study data, and providing reports as needed. 
  • Provides administrative support, including manuscript writing, assisting with grants, and budget preparation. 
  • Assists with the development of research programs, and performs other job-related duties as required. 

Bachelors Degree required with experience in research protocols and clinical research administration. Must have experience with Institutional Review Board proposals.  

 

This position is full time and will be filled as soon as a qualified candidate is identified. Health, dental, and other benefits are included. Interested candidates and questions may be directed to Dr. Caron Zlotnick, email Caron_Zlotnick@brown.edu

 

Deadline: Until filled
Posted: 3 weeks 5 days ago

LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse)

Admiral Staffing

We are looking for a reliable LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) to care for a Nursing Rehabilitation Center of a Busy Hospital.

You will also be working in Geriatric and Pediatric Units.

If you're a new graduate looking to gain pediatric or geriatric experience, This is a good position. If you are looking to get into Hospital roles, This is a good Position for you.

This is part of a Hospital so Union and Benefits are provided. 2-3% yearly salary provided.

Responsibilities

  • Record a patient’s medical history accurately
  • Take and record measurements of blood pressure, temperature, heart rate etc.
  • Observe patients under treatment to identify progress, side-effects of medications etc.
  • Monitor patients’ condition including fluid intake and output and compose patient charts
  • Assist ailing patients in daily necessary activities such as eating, bathing etc.
  • Administer injections, prescribed medications, enemas etc., clean and dress wounds and assist with other basic medical care tasks
  • Collect samples for lab testing as assigned
  • Provide emotional and psychological support when needed
  • Communicate with patients’ family or friends to provide advice, comfort and release instructions

** Multiple Shifts are available. ***

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Medical Specialty:

  • Geriatrics
  • Pediatrics

Physical Setting:

  • Long term care
  • Nursing home

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Rotating weekends
  • Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Brooklyn, NY: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Application Question(s):

  • Are you vaccinated?
  • Are you able to work every other weekend?

License/Certification:

  • LPN License (Required)

Work Location: One location

Interested students please email franci@admiralstaffinginc.com to apply

Deadline: December 17, 2022
Posted: 1 month 2 weeks ago

Department of Health Promotion and Policy- UMass

The University of Massachusetts Amherst, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, Department of Health Promotion and Policy is accepting applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Health Policy and Management at the Assistant Professor level.

Position: We are seeking candidates with interest and experience in developing an extramurally funded research program and teaching in health policy and management or health services research. This is a fully state funded (9 month) tenure track position.

Duties include an active program of research, teaching, and service as well as mentoring graduate and undergraduate students. Candidates should have experience with graduate and/or undergraduate teaching and strong research skills with a proven track record of, or excellent potential for, securing extramural research funding from federal and state funding agencies, foundations and other sources.

Preference will be given to candidates with research and/or teaching interests in one or more of the following areas: (1) health care administration, including health care organizations, institutional management, organizational behavior, or financial management; (2) health services research, including health care quality and equity, health economics, comparative effectiveness, outcomes research or technology assessment; (3) health equity, including but not limited to structural racism, stigma/prejudice/bias/discrimination in healthcare, social determinants of health, women’s health, disability, sexual and reproductive health, LGBTQ+ health, or health across the lifespan; (4) health policy analysis, including evaluation of health programs, health services, and/or public health programs.

Candidates whose lived experiences, scholarship, and/or mentoring, teaching, and outreach activities will contribute significantly to campus goals of greater equity and inclusion are particularly encouraged to apply.

We are seeking talented applicants qualified for an assistant professor position. Under exceptional circumstances, highly qualified candidates at other ranks may receive consideration.

Qualifications: Candidates for the position must meet the following requirements: Terminal degree (e.g., PhD, DrPH) in public health or related field of study, Evidence of independent and collaborative research potential, Demonstrated interest and ability in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level

Applications: Applicants should submit the following: (1) a letter describing their areas of research interest and teaching experience; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a sample of written work; and (4) three letters of recommendation through PageUp. Applications should be submitted by October 15, 2022 to ensure full consideration; review of applications will be considered until the position is filled, with an anticipated start date of September 2023. Questions about the search can be directed to the departmental administrative assistant, Ms. Gloria Seaman (gjseaman@schoolph.umass.edu), or the search committee chair, Dr. Kimberley Geissler (kgeissler@umass.edu). Materials should be submitted to: https://careers.umass.edu/amherst/en-us/job/515289/assistant-professor-in-health-promotion-and-policy-sphhs

Salary/Benefits: The University offers a competitive salary with an attractive benefits package. The University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Because broad diversity is essential to an inclusive climate and critical to the University’s goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will holistically assess the many qualifications of each applicant and favorably consider an individual’s record working with students and colleagues with broadly diverse perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds in educational, research or other work activities. We will also favorably consider experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career and degree.

Learn more and apply

Deadline: October 15, 2022
Posted: 1 month 3 weeks ago

Department of Health Promotion and Policy SPHHS - UMass

The University of Massachusetts Amherst, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, Department of Health Promotion and Policy is accepting applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Community Health Education at the Assistant Professor level.

Position: We seek a colleague with a background in community health sciences whose teaching and research interests include social justice, health equity, and racial-ethnic health disparities. This is a fully state-funded (9-month) tenure track position.

Duties include an active program of research, teaching, professional, and community service, as well as mentoring graduate and undergraduate students. Candidates should have experience teaching at the graduate and undergraduate level and strong research skills with a proven track record of, or excellent potential for, securing extramural research funding from federal and state funding agencies, foundations and other sources.

Research areas of particular interest include substance use disorder, place and health, sexual and reproductive health, racism and health, and research about the health of Latino and Black populations in the U.S. We are especially interested in candidates who apply mixed- methods and participatory approaches to understanding these topics.

Candidates whose lived experiences, scholarship, and/or mentoring, teaching, and outreach activities will contribute significantly to campus goals of greater equity and inclusion are particularly encouraged to apply.

Qualifications: Candidates for the position must meet the following requirements:

Terminal degree (PhD, DrPH) in public health or related field of study, Evidence of independent and collaborative research potential, Demonstrated interest and ability in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level

Applications: Applicants should submit the following: (1) a letter describing their areas of research interest and teaching experience; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a sample of written work; and (4) three letters of recommendation through PageUp. Applications should be submitted by October 15, 2022 to ensure full consideration; review of applications will be considered until the position is filled, with an anticipated start date of September 2023. Questions about the search can be directed to the departmental administrative assistant, Ms. Gloria Seaman (gjseaman@schoolph.umass.edu), or the search committee chair, Dr. Elizabeth Evans (eaevans@umass.edu). Materials should be submitted to: https://careers.umass.edu/amherst/en-us/job/515315/assistant-professor-in-health-promotion-and-policy-sphhs

Salary/Benefits: The University offers a competitive salary with an attractive benefits package.

Learn more and apply

Deadline: October 15, 2022
Posted: 1 month 3 weeks ago

UMass Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences

The University of Massachusetts Amherst, School of Public Health and Health Sciences (SPHHS), Department of Health Promotion and Policy is accepting applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Community Health Education at the Assistant Professor level.

We seek a colleague with a background in community health sciences whose teaching and research interests include social justice, health equity, and racial-ethnic health disparities. This is a fully state-funded (9-month) tenure track position.

Duties include an active program of research, teaching, professional, and community service, as well as mentoring graduate and undergraduate students. Candidates should have experience teaching at the graduate and undergraduate level and strong research skills with a proven track record of, or excellent potential for, securing extramural research funding from federal and state funding agencies, foundations and other sources.

Research areas of particular interest include substance use disorder, place and health, sexual and reproductive health, racism and health, and research about the health of Latino and Black populations in the U.S. We are especially interested in candidates who apply mixed- methods and participatory approaches to understanding these topics.

Candidates whose lived experiences, scholarship, and/or mentoring, teaching, and outreach activities will contribute significantly to campus goals of greater equity and inclusion are particularly encouraged to apply.

Requirements

Candidates for the position must meet the following requirements:

  • Terminal degree (PhD, DrPH) in public health or related field of study.
  • Evidence of independent and collaborative research potential.
  • Demonstrated interest and ability in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level.

Read the full position description and apply here.

Deadline: October 15, 2022
Posted: 1 month 3 weeks ago

UMass Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences

The University of Massachusetts Amherst, School of Public Health and Health Sciences (SPHHS), Department of Health Promotion and Policy is accepting applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Health Policy and Management at the Assistant Professor level.   

We are seeking candidates with interest and experience in developing an extramurally funded research program and teaching in health policy and management or health services research. This is a fully state funded (9 month) tenure track position.

Duties include an active program of research, teaching, and service as well as mentoring graduate and undergraduate students. Candidates should have experience with graduate and/or undergraduate teaching and strong research skills with a proven track record of, or excellent potential for, securing extramural research funding from federal and state funding agencies, foundations and other sources.

Preference will be given to candidates with research and/or teaching interests in one or more of the following areas: (1) health care administration, including health care organizations, institutional management, organizational behavior, or financial management; (2) health services research, including health care quality and equity, health economics, comparative effectiveness, outcomes research or technology assessment; (3) health equity, including but not limited to structural racism, stigma/prejudice/bias/discrimination in healthcare, social determinants of health, women’s health, disability, sexual and reproductive health, LGBTQ+ health, or health across the lifespan; (4) health policy analysis, including evaluation of health programs, health services, and/or public health programs.  

Candidates whose lived experiences, scholarship, and/or mentoring, teaching, and outreach activities will contribute significantly to campus goals of greater equity and inclusion are particularly encouraged to apply.

We are seeking talented applicants qualified for an assistant professor position. Under exceptional circumstances, highly qualified candidates at other ranks may receive consideration.

Requirements

Candidates for the position must meet the following requirements:

  • Terminal degree (e.g., PhD, DrPH) in public health or related field of study.
  • Evidence of independent and collaborative research potential.
  • Demonstrated interest and ability in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level.

Read the full position description and apply here.

Deadline: October 15, 2022
Posted: 1 month 3 weeks ago

Human In Common

About

Human In Common is a small, woman-owned business dedicated to teaching kills for dismantling racism, interrupting sexual harassment and violence, and creating workplaces and communities rooted in diversity, equity and inclusion. We provide compassionate, interactive diversity training as well as assessments and consultation to non-profits, municipalities, schools and businesses. We are dedicated to empowering our clients with the skills and tools to make their organizations and communities more diverse,equitable and inclusive. Founded in 2018, we are a fast-growing company that is looking to expand out team. 

Job description

We are seeking a full time diversity specialist with the primary responsibility of co-facilitating our trainings. Additional responsibilities may include facilitating focus groups, providing consultation to clients, and other tasks to assist with the operations of the company as assigned. We will train you in our facilitation method. A recipe hat combines empathy, data, skill-building, tools and templates, scenarios and sits, policies and practices. People of color are strongly encouraged to apply!


Learn more and apply

Deadline: Until filled
Posted: 2 months 2 weeks ago

Tewksbury Hospital

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Clinical Dietitian I provides overall nutrition care to patients and is considered an entry-level role.  Assures that the nutritional needs of the individual patients are being met and that all documentation as it relates to the patient’s nutritional status is complete and accurate.  Plans and administers activities related to resident/patient nutrition care, complying with the standards established by Aramark Healthcare, regulatory agencies, and clients. Establishes and maintains effective multidisciplinary relationships to provide a unified approach to patient/resident care.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

•    Maintains dietetic registration, government-required credentials and/or licensure and continuing education requirements
•    Conducts patient nutrition assessment on a population of varying levels of acuity patients
•    Scope of practice may include both In-Patients (hospitalized) and Out-Patients (community/clinic-based)
•    Manages the development and implementation plan for nutrition intervention in accordance with the Nutrition Care Process
•    Conducts rounding to drive patient satisfaction
•    Assesses educational needs and the presence of barriers to learning
•    Provides nutrition counseling for individuals and groups, taking into consideration any adaptations to teaching methods necessary to meet patient learning needs
•    Utilizes assessment and evaluation techniques that consider the varied needs of age-specific populations as well as cultural, religious, and ethnic concerns
•    Evaluates achievement of learning objectives by the patient and/or family
•    Provides appropriate follow-ups in accordance with the patient’s treatment goals, referring patients for outpatient counseling, community, or home health services as appropriate
•    Delivers strong operational performance by executing against Aramark Healthcare and regulatory agency standards and programs, continually monitoring operations, and completing assessments and necessary action plans to provide optimal nutrition care and meal service to patients/residents
•    Works cooperatively with medical staff as well as food and nutrition services staff to ensure conformance to prescribed nutrition care orders
•    Provides education that ensures compliance with food safety, sanitation, and overall workplace safety standards
•    Provides appropriate and timely documentation that summarizes the nutrition care plan in a patient’s medical record, including nutrition assessment, diagnosis, plan, implementation, and progress towards goals
•    Maintains clinical productivity standards and accurate record keeping of daily clinical activities, including information for scheduling and billing
•    Demonstrates accountability for the proper use of patients’ protected health information

This job profile does not contain a comprehensive listing of all required activities, duties, or responsibilities. Job duties, responsibilities and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.

QUALIFICATIONS

•    Requires a bachelor’s degree at an accredited institution with course work accredited or approved by the appropriate nutrition and dietetics agencies
•    Earn and maintain applicable certifications, registrations, licenses, credentials and continuing education requirements by the appropriate accredited local agencies
•    Formal eligibility to practice dietetics in geographic location where applicable

Conditions of employment include busy hospital and outpatient settings, from patient rooms/floors to kitchen/serving areas.

Position looking to be filled ASAP

Learn more and apply

Deadline: Until filled
Posted: 2 months 2 weeks ago

Bay State Community Services

Who We Are
Bay State Community Services strives to seek and provide services that promote the emotional and social well-being of the people and communities we serve. Bay State Community Services has provided innovative, responsive, and accessible programming designed to recognize the importance of individual dignity, family involvement to communities for over 100 years.
Be a part of a mission that focuses on empowering, affirming and fostering assistance to vulnerable and high- risk populations.

Job Summary
We are looking for a Public Health Specialist to join our statewide team. This Public Health Specialist will work with community coalition coordinators offering guidance, information, and support to help them improve community health and promote racial and health equity throughout their work. You will be responsible for working 1-on-1 with coordinators and their coalitions to identify areas of need/support and then create and deliver individualized services to meet their needs and build capacity. This includes sharing information, experience, and resources, as well as helping coordinators identify strengths and challenges and think through solutions. You will also work with the rest of the team to develop and revise materials and resources; organize meetings, trainings, and virtual peer-to-peer learning opportunities; and prepare and deliver presentations.

*****Applicants should reside in Massachusetts, USA.

What You Will Be Doing to Make a Difference

  • Work with community coalitions and their coordinators to provide training, resources, and guidance to meet their needs and support their work, in areas including strategic planning, partnership building, racial and health equity, policy and systems change, program implementation, communications and evaluation.
  • Contribute to the development of materials and resources centered on community based health
  • Make active contributions as part of a collaborative team, and take on leadership roles as needed
  • Participate actively in regular team meetings, providing input on community needs and emerging issues
  • Plan and facilitate conversations, meetings, events, trainings, and peer-to-peer learning opportunities (virtual and in-person) that are useful and interesting to coordinators and other prevention providers in the state
  • Develop and deliver presentations on current topics at trainings and other meetings
  • Communicate effectively and develop and maintain positive relationships with community coordinators, local officials, statewide leaders and colleagues
  • Collaborate with others in the state’s prevention system, including evaluators, consultants, and state-level contract managers, to develop and deliver the most useful and effective services and resources for grantees
  • Work closely with statewide team to develop strategies for addressing needs and gaps in community-based prevention services
  • Maintain up-to-date documentation of services provided in database, and meet other reporting requirements

Bay State Community Services (BSCS) recognized the hard work and dedication of our staff and has developed a comprehensive benefit package to support you and your family.

!!Benefits Begin On Your First Day of Employment!!

  • Important Health and Welfare Benefits
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield Health and Dental Insurance
  • Eye-Med Vision Benefits
  • Employer Paid Life and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Medical Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Account
  • Employee Assistance Program

Generous Paid Time Off
35 Days Paid Time Off (15 Vacation Days, 12 Holidays and 8 Sick Days)

Additional Benefits

  • Retirement Plan 403(b) (employer match after the first year of employment)
  • Opportunities for Reduced Tuition for Clinical Master's Degree
  • Opportunities for Student Loan Forgiveness
  • Mileage reimbursement


Extensive Training Program

  • Monthly Agency Wide Trainings (includes CEU's for obtaining/retaining license - LMHC, LMFT, LADC, CARC, LCSW and LICSW)
  • Supervision for Licensure and Specializations
  • Immediate Access to Comprehensive Online Self-Paced CEU Trainings
  • Opportunities for Certification in Evidence Based Practices

Requirements
** Please note that skills and abilities will be considered more critically than education


Bachelor’s degree and 10 years of relevant experience in a related field
Master’s degree and 3-5 years of relevant experience
Knowledge of current practices and issues in the field of community health, public health and substance use prevention (or an interest and ability to learn about these things)
Prior leadership experience preferred
Ability to work with diverse communities and offer culturally and linguistically appropriate services
Experience promoting collaborations and partnerships within and/or across agencies and communities
Comfortable with technology
Valid MA driver’s license with acceptable driving record. Having a vehicle with current proof of insurance is a plus, but not required, as long as you have the ability to travel throughout Massachusetts, mainly on the Southeast Coast, and attend biweekly meetings in Waltham
Acceptable CORI and SORI background record check as required by program

Bay State Community Services is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing an environment free from bias, discrimination, or harassment of any kind, and mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all qualified applicants and teammates without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Bay State Community Services believes diversity, inclusion, and social justice are actions of integrity and respect, and as such Bay State Community Services seeks to operationalize policies, procedures and systems that support a talented, and diverse workforce.

Read more and apply

Deadline: October 31, 2022
Posted: 2 months 3 weeks ago

Framingham/Waltham WIC Program

Full-time, 35 hours per week

SMOC (South Middlesex Opportunity Council), headquartered in Framingham, MA, is a multi-service organization that works in the community organizing resources for social change and economic independence. SMOC believes in work/life balance and offers competitive salaries and outstanding benefits including major medical and dental, long-term disability and life insurance, 403b retirement plan, tuition assistance and remission, 12 paid holidays per year, paid sick time, paid bereavement time and generous accrued paid vacation time.

WIC Nutritionist Position Summary

Responsible for providing nutrition services to low and high-risk applicants and participants, as well as assisting with quality assurance activities and general office duties.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide nutrition care for low and high-risk participants at (re)certification and follow-up, including documentation, data entry and referrals
  • Participate in general office duties
  • Assist Senior Nutritionist in training paraprofessional WIC staff and CPAs
  • Participate in quality assurance activities
  • Communicate with health care community on issues pertaining to participant needs
  • Travel to multiple WIC sites
  • Receive training and attend appropriate in-services to enhance competency and earn CEUs
  • Maintain confidentiality of client, employee and agency information in accordance with federal and state laws and funder requirements
  • Ensure compliance with program, department, agency and/or funder requirements as well as SMOC policies & procedures
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge and Skill Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in public health nutrition, nutrition, food & nutrition or nutrition education  One-year experience in community or clinical nutrition preferred
  • Fluency in spoken and written English
  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish or English/Portuguese preferred
  • Availability to work during morning, evening and Saturday hours
  • Reliable, daily means of transportation to and from multiple WIC sites  Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Well-organized, systematic, team-work approach to work
  • Good computer skills
  • Sensitivity to the needs of the WIC Participant population

Interested Applicants click here and search "WIC - Nutritionist"

Deadline: Until filled
Posted: 4 months 1 week ago

Berkshire Regional Planning Commission (BRPC)

The Public Health program seeks one or more public health planners to contribute to a broad scope of dynamic and complex public health programs for the Berkshire region. These positions will provide staff support for the planning and implementation of a range of significant public health projects, that may include:

  • Equity and Wellness Planning
  • Community Health Improvement Planning
  • Public Health Emergency Planning and Response

In addition to assisting with planning and implementation activities, the planners will work with other staff to support community outreach and engagement, grant writing, meeting support, updating and maintaining contact and training lists, and updating social media accounts and websites.

The successful candidate is a highly engaged and creative problem solver, familiar with a variety of current issues in public health, especially related to the social determinants of health, and should demonstrate an understanding of public health planning and implementation, be familiar with public health and health research and adaptation of recommendations at the community level and possess effective communication and writing skills. The candidate must also have familiarity working within the Microsoft Office platform.

Minimum requirements: Master's degree in Public Health, Community Health, Planning, or a closely related field. Six years' relevant experience may be substituted instead of a Master's. Experience in implementing public health initiatives at the local community health level, equity and wellness, or emergency planning is a plus. Candidates must have a valid driver's license and access to a private vehicle.

The starting salary range is $49,894-$56,475 with a very attractive benefits package. The minimum workweek is 35 hours with flex time available. Currently, employees must work in BRPC's Pittsfield, Massachusetts office two days per week. Telework is permitted at other times.

Submit a cover letter and resume to info@berkshireplanning.org by email only.

Position description can be found here 

Please include the phrase Public Health Planner in the subject line of your email. No telephone calls. Position available immediately until filled. EOE/Smoke and Drug- free Workplace.

 

 

Deadline: Until filled
Posted: 4 months 1 week ago

Silent Spring Institute

We seek a versatile research assistant to contribute to innovative environmental health studies in a community-engaged context. We study chemicals linked to breast cancer, including PFAS and other hormone disrupting chemicals in consumer products and everyday environments. 

Great opportunity to learn about public interest science! We are proud to train a new generation for careers in environmental health.

Responsibilities:    

Our research assistant positions require great versatility in support of the Institute’s transdisciplinary research and our communications, community engagement, and policy programs. Specific responsibilities are tailored to the particular qualifications of each individual.  Examples of activities:

  • Support ongoing studies: develop and follow study protocols, operate environmental sampling equipment, develop sample tracking systems, interact with co-investigators and study participants, schedule meetings, and prepare meeting summaries.
  • Provide research support, including literature review and assistance in preparation of presentations and manuscripts.
  • Help to prepare presentations, manuscripts, and proposals for federal and foundation grants.
  • If you have data analysis skills: Use R for data management and quantitative analysis for environmental exposure data and environmental health literacy studies 
  • If you have software engineering skills: Use Python to support AI projects to discover chemicals that match the biological activity of endocrine disruptors, or use Ruby on Rails or React to develop tools for exposure science.
  • For applicants with chemistry and biology skills: Compile and analyze toxicity information from a variety of sources. 
  • If you are an excellent science writer: Develop individual exposure reports for study participants using the Digital Exposure Report-Back Interface (DERBI). 
  • Opportunities to author peer-reviewed articles.
  • Speak about environmental health issues with community audiences.  

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher with excellent academic record in a relevant field. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • High energy, creativity, curiosity, attention to accuracy, ability to work independently within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Commitment to careful and impartial research in a context of partnership between scientists and the public.

Learn more and apply

Deadline: Until filled
Posted: 4 months 3 weeks ago

Silent Spring Institute

Job overview:

We are a collaborative multi-disciplinary team with expertise in exposure science, epidemiology, toxicology, chemistry, social science, and communications. We lead studies funded by the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and collaborate with investigators at Harvard, UC Berkeley, the Environmental Protection Agency, and elsewhere. Our current research initiatives focus on drinking water contamination, environmental links to breast cancer and asthma, exposure to endocrine disrupting compounds, high-throughput chemical toxicity testing, and community-engaged research. This study coordinator/research assistant position will focus on study coordination, data management, data analysis, and community engagement for novel studies of chemical exposures and toxicity. This position will also involve public communications and proposal development. Our research positions require great versatility in support of the Institute’s transdisciplinary research.  

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate recruitment and data collection for study of PFAS health effects in young children in communities with a history of water contamination: develop and follow study protocols, develop sample tracking systems, and interact with study participants.
  • Provide support for other ongoing studies on household exposures.
  • Conduct data management and quantitative analysis for environmental exposure data in a range of environmental media, for instance to support a crowdsourced biomonitoring study and novel metabolomics analyses.  
  • Compile and analyze results from nationwide drinking water data to evaluate environmental justice disparities in contaminant exposure related to drinking water quality.
  • Compile and analyze toxicity information from a variety of sources. 
  • Develop novel approaches to data exploration and visualization and help develop web applications to communicate findings.
  • Provide research support, including literature review, assistance in preparation of presentations and manuscripts.
  • Opportunities to author peer-reviewed articles.
  • Speak about environmental health issues with community organizations.  
  • Support proposal preparation for federal and foundation grants.
  • Some travel.  Some evening and weekend responsibilities, for example, at public events.

Qualifications and skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree or MPH/MS in public health, environmental health (or related field) and/or equivalent work experience. 
  • Proficiency in using computer applications for word processing, data entry and storage (such as REDCap), spreadsheet preparation, and statistical analysis (such as R).
  • Excellent academic record; math, statistics, biology, chemistry, and public health coursework an asset.  
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • High energy, creativity, curiosity, attention to accuracy, and ability to work independently within a multidisciplinary team.  
  • Commitment to careful and impartial research in a context of partnership between scientists and the public.

Learn more and apply

Deadline: Until filled
Posted: 4 months 3 weeks ago

Silent Spring Institute

Job overview:

Silent Spring Institute is hiring a study coordinator for a major study of health effects associated with PFAS exposures from drinking water in two communities in Massachusetts. This is a full-time position (around 15 months) with effort initially focused in Hyannis, MA, and expanding to include Ayer, MA, in summer 2022. The study is part of the PFAS Multi-Site Health Study, funded and coordinated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Silent Spring is partnering with the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Eastern Research Group, and community partner organizations. The results of this study will be combined with results from six other states. This is an exciting opportunity to play a critical role in a major public health study that will advance our understanding of PFAS health effects.

Responsibilities:

  • Play a leadership role on a nationally-recognized, multidisciplinary team as we investigate the health effects that may occur in communities with a history of PFAS drinking water contamination.
  • Contribute to and oversee recruitment of 1,300 participants (adults and children) and data collection in field offices in Hyannis and Ayer.
  • Implement standardized techniques for collecting biospecimens, body measurements, and interview data and train research staff on study protocols.
  • Conduct interviews and neurobehavioral assessments with study participants.
  • Oversee data management in REDCap and implementation of data entry protocols.
  • Assist the principal investigator with updating human research ethics approvals and writing progress reports. Opportunity to contribute to writing manuscripts and developing presentations for diverse scientific, policy, and lay audiences. 
  • Coordinate regular communications and meetings among members of the study team and with community advisory boards, and help organize community events.
  • Responsibilities will include some evenings and weekends.

Qualifications and skills:

The ideal candidate would be a team player with demonstrated leadership skills, well-organized, detail-oriented, comfortable with diverse types of people, have excellent communications skills, and share a dedication to rigorous science in the public interest.

Learn more and apply

Deadline: Until filled
Posted: 4 months 3 weeks ago

LAMOUR Clinic

JOB SUMMARY:

The Human Resources Assistant, under supervision, performs a variety of tasks in the human resources department. The HR tasks include the receipt, distribution and processing of personnel documents, maintaining personnel files, tracking employee compliance with supervision as well as training requirements, filing periodic training reports and collecting data to report to managers. The Assistant is responsible for general operational duties and administration for the company’s human resources needs. Will assist with a variety of general administrative duties including maintaining social media, assisting with recruiting and marketing, credentialing possible new employees and re-credentialing current staff, new hire orientation, and additional duties as needed for the day to day operation of the Human Resources Department and to provide support to the manager in the Human Resource Department. Must be a team player and able to work independently.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED AND EXPERIENCE:

Preferred Degree: BA OR BS in Healthcare Administration, Human Resources, and experience with Healthcare Administration experience, having both would be helpful. Minimum 2+ years of recent administrative support experience. 

Must be culturally and linguistically competent, bilingual a plus; Haitian Creole, Portuguese Creole, Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese, Cambodian 

Learn more and apply

Deadline: October 30, 2022
Posted: 5 months 3 weeks ago

Internships

Quaboag Hills Substance Use Alliance

What we’re looking for:
The Quaboag Hills Substance Use Alliance (QHSUA) is looking to host a graduate student interested in community-based research, particularly if interested in substance use and mental health. We will be conducting a survey about the health and needs of 19-26 years old in Ware, Belchertown, Palmer, and other surround towns.

Students will be asked to participate in:

  1. Designing the community survey(s) (what questions do we want to ask?)
  2. Designing survey implementation (how do we get the survey out?)
  3. Administering survey(s), in person and virtually
  4. Community and team meetings
  5. Data analysis

Much of the work can be conducted virtually; however, access to a car or transportation will be necessary for administering the survey and occasional team meetings.

We think this work could be a good fit for an MPH Practicum and/or Project.

Up to $2,400 stipend is available.

If interested, send a letter of interest and the contact information of work/research colleague or a professor who can speak to your skills to Maegan Boutot at mboutot@townofware.com and Gail Gramarossa at ggramarossa@townofware.com. Deadline to apply is October 17, 2022. Questions welcome!

Learn More and How to Apply

Deadline: October 17, 2022
Posted: 4 days 2 hours ago

Easthampton Healthy Youth Coalition

We are looking to hire student interns to collaborate with the Healthy Youth Coalition. Interns will help us to 

  1. Increase our social media reach, especially among teens
  2. Run student-driven campaigns
  3. Think of creative ways to get the word out
  4. Assist with community tabling events
  5. Get young people excited about the coalition and our work.  

Both Positions:

  • Will be filled by an Easthampton Resident
  • Require attendance at EHYC Executive Committee meetings, taking place the third Wednesday of each month from 4-5:30pm
  • Will be paid $15/hr
  • Will work after school hours Mondays and Wednesdays

Student interns are critical to the success of the Easthampton Healthy Youth Coalition. You will be the "youth voice" of the Executive Committee, and the liaisons between the coalition and young people throughout Easthampton.

The City of Easthampton is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, gender, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, disability unrelated to a person’s occupational qualifications, or any other class protected by federal, state, or local law.

Learn more and apply

Deadline: Until filled
Posted: 1 month 1 week ago

Volunteers

Gándara Center

YOUNG ADULT MENTORS NEEDED

 

Gándara Center is implementing Project Amp, a brief mentorship program that pairs teenagers (13-17 years old) with young adult mentors (18-30 years old). Project Amp is an innovative mentorship program that helps students reach their goals in health and wellness, family and friend relationships, and academics, and is specifically designed to prevent substance use and other risk factors.

 

We are currently hiring young adults who can bring a wide range of life experiences in recovery from drug and alcohol use and other strengths to work with teenagers. You will have an opportunity to be trained in Motivational Interviewing, substance use screening, principles of substance use prevention, and how to be a mentor to adolescents.

 

If you are interested in becoming a Project Amp Mentor, review the requirements and qualifications below. If you meet these requirements and are still interested, we invite you to complete a full application.

Requirements

  • Minimum of a high school education
  • Has lived recovery experience
  • Able to commit to the time commitment and expectations of Project Amp
  • Friendly and outgoing
  • Has respect for others

Preferred Mentor Qualifications

  • Has been involved as a mentor/mentee in the past
  • Interested/involved in helping professions

Mentor Exclusion Criteria

A Project Amp mentor cannot have a history of being investigated for or convicted of child abuse or neglect; but other interactions with the criminal justice system do not necessarily exclude you from mentoring. You will have the opportunity to explain the circumstances and your current situation. A criminal background check will be conducted on all mentors.

 

Questions? Contact:

We look forward to discussing your interest in becoming a Project Amp mentor!

Deadline: October 10, 2022
Posted: 3 weeks 1 day ago

Fellowships

Eli Lilly and Company

Eli Lilly and Company is excited to share our 2023-2024 Visiting Scientist Fellowship (VSF) program brochure (see attached).

Details regarding the VSF application process and VSF positions offered for our 2023-24 cohort can be found within the brochure. Please note that eligible students will be able to submit a screening interview application for our program from September 14th – September 30th. The screening application link will be made available on the Visiting Scientist Fellowship website at the beginning of next week. In addition, students may register to attend our upcoming webinar led by current fellows (scheduled on September 13th at 7pm EDTto learn more about our program and available positions for next year. The registration link for this webinar can be found below. If any additional questions arise, please feel free to email them to vsf@lilly.com

Link to register for Part 2 of our VSF webinar series: 

Brochure with more information can be found by clicking here.

Deadline: October 14, 2022
Posted: 3 weeks 1 day ago

UWiL - UMass Women into Leadership

UMass Women into Leadership is currently accepting applications for our spring 2023 fellowship program.

 

UWiL is an empowering leadership training and professional development program for undergraduate students interested in pursuing a career in public service.

  • UWiL fellows take part in weekly classes on topics like imposter syndrome, public speaking, salary negotiation training, and more.
  • Students also receive a mentor, take part in an annual two-day workshop, attend field trips to meet with elected officials and leaders in public service, and have access to scholarship funding for unpaid or low-paid internships.
  • UWiL has a robust network of alumni and supporters who the fellows get access to connecting with and learning from!

This program is a wonderful opportunity for jump-starting a student’s career.

 

More information can also be found on our website.

To apply, click here

 

Deadline: October 15, 2022
Posted: 3 weeks 5 days ago

USARIEM

The U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine (USARIEM) is offering a fellowship in musculoskeletal injury research with a focus on public health.

What will I be doing?

You will be part of a multi-faceted research study evaluating the influence of social networks on health-related behaviors and outcomes following musculoskeletal injury among Soldiers in the US Army 3rd Infantry Division.

Why should I apply? 

The study will leverage social network theory and ecological momentary assessment to better inform military leadership and medical providers in understanding how to prevent injury and improve recovery following musculoskeletal injury.

Under the guidance of a mentor you will have the opportunity to expand your skill sets and gain valuable training and experience to further your scientific development and will have the opportunity to learn more about:

  • Recruiting study participants in a military setting
  • Collecting and analyzing data using R programming software and ecological momentary assessment platforms
  • Proposing, analyzing, publishing, and disseminating research including publications and national presentations

Throughout your internship your mentor will develop learning objectives to fit your personal career development goals, while providing guidance and education that will prepare you for your future.

Where will I be located? 

Fort Stewart, Georgia -Please note this opportunity may include some travel.

What is the anticipated start date? 

Exact start dates will be determined at the time of selection and in coordination with the selected candidate. Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis and fellowships will be filled as qualified candidates are identified.

What is the appointment length?  

Appointments are initially for one year with the option to extend the appointment for up to four additional years, contingent upon project needs and funding availability.

What are the benefits? 

You will receive a stipend to be determined by USARIEM. Stipends are typically based on academic standing, discipline, experience, and research facility location. Other benefits may include:

  • Health Insurance Supplement (Participants are eligible to purchase health insurance through ORISE)
  • Relocation Allowance
  • Training and Travel Allowance

Qualifications

The qualified candidate must have received either a bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in public health, kinesiology, exercise physiology, or related discipline.

U.S. citizenship is required.

Additional Requirements:

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Must be able to pass a Federal Background Check

Highly competitive applicants will have the following knowledge, skills and qualities:

  • Working knowledge of R programming software
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (word, outlook, and excel)
  • Experience working with members of the military
  • Two years of experience working with large groups
  • 1-2 years of research experience
  • First Aid/ CPE/ AED Certified

The successful applicant will be required to comply with Environmental, Safety and Health (ES&H) requirements of the host facility, including but not limited to COVID-19 requirements (e.g. facial covering, physical distancing, testing, vaccination).

APPLY NOW: https://zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/USAMRMC-RIEM-2022-0019

Questions? Contact ARMY-MRMC@orise.orau.gov

Deadline: Until filled
Posted: 3 months 3 weeks ago

Americorps: DIAL/SELF

Each year, 17 DIAL/SELF AmeriCorps Members build relationships with young people and support them in developing skills, connectedness, and confidence in their learning. They create opportunities for young people to set goals, drive their own solutions, make decisions, fail, learn and grow. They meet young people where they're at and support them to get where they want to go.

The DIAL/SELF AmeriCorps Program (DSAP) has three core elements:

  • On-site youth work at a local school or nonprofit.

  • Team service project in collaboration with youth and community.

  • Weekly workshops in areas such as youth work best practices, multiple intelligences, integrating the arts into learning environments, motivational interviewing, conflict resolution, positive youth development, equity and inclusion, civic engagement, group facilitation, healing-centered engagement, life after AmeriCorps and asset-based community development

Learn more and apply

Deadline: Until filled
Posted: 8 months 23 hours ago