Career Opportunities

Jobs

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH)

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) seeks to hire an Epidemiologist who will serve as an essential member of the Office of Health Equity (OHE) within the Office of Population Health (OPH). Our applicant will play a central role on the team that develops Disparities Dashboards to inform the Department’s efforts to achieve health equity and will be responsible for coordinating the acquisition of data, cleaning the data, preparing the files, and analyzing and reporting of disparities-related surveillance activities across the department including the publication of the disparities dashboard. This role will also support entities in the collection and use of priority population data and the collection of demographic data using DPH standards. This position will also work across the department to implement data collection standards for demographic data and reports directly to the OHE Director. The selected candidate will collaborate very closely with epidemiologists from other bureaus and offices on analytics related to health equity and disparities-related topics of public health concern. 

Interested applicants may click here to apply.

Deadline: April 1, 2019
Posted: 4 days 12 hours ago

Massachusetts General Hospital

Reporting to the director of the Community Psychiatry Program for Research in Implementation and Dissemination of Evidence-Based Treatments (Community Psychiatry PRIDE) at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), the program coordinator will oversee the center’s portfolio of implementation and dissemination projects. The program coordinator will be responsible for supervising lab personnel, administrative activities, and grant submissions. The person filling this role will work in conjunction with the research leadership team, which includes the director and the postdoctoral fellow, to further develop research proposals and implement community research projects. This is a position ideal for an individual interested in pursuing a career in research administration or long-term program management for a wide range of clinical trials. Bachelor’s degree required in health or business-related field. Past research and administrative experience preferred. Spanish-speaking applicants preferred. Masters preferred. 3-5 years of related experience.

See attachment for full details.

Deadline: April 6, 2019
Posted: 1 week 3 days ago

CommunicateHealth, Inc.

CommunicateHealth is a mission-based consulting company that helps public and private sector organizations simplify health information. We design healthcare services, personal health tools, public health and emergency communications, and innovative interactive media. We employ a talented team of plain language writers, designers, developers, researchers, and usability specialists dedicated to creating health information and services that are attractive and easy to use.

Job Description: You are an experienced health communicator with a proven interest in message and product development. You are able to synthesize audience research, health education and behavior change theories, and plain language writing to create meaningful, accessible, and actionable communication tools for clients and consumers. You enjoy working independently and collaboratively, have experience giving and receiving feedback and have outstanding organization skills and attention to detail. You are passionate about making health information easier to understand and use. This is a full-time, salaried position located in either our Northampton, MA or Rockville, MD office. We are not considering remote staff for this position. We offer highly competitive salaries and full benefits.

Please refer here for responsibilities and how to apply.

Deadline: March 1, 2019
Posted: 2 weeks 4 days 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: 2 months 3 weeks ago

Scholarships

School of Public Health and Health Sciences

The Kozma-Littleton Family Fund supports a School of Public Health and Health Sciences student who is conducting research in or working in programs that focus on; equitable access to evidenced-based treatment for low income families with individuals experiencing intellectual and developmental disability, or health sciences concerned with the creation of a sustainable global environment.

Supplemental questions are required for this scholarship.

Interested applicants may refer here to apply.

Deadline: February 28, 2019
Posted: 1 week 2 days ago

School of Public Health and Health Sciences

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

Supplemental questions are required for this scholarship.

To view the application, click here.

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

Internships

The American Public Health Association (APHA)

The Environmental Health program in the Center for Public Health Policy offers interns an opportunity to work on priority issues impacting the public’s health, including climate change, the built environment, food safety and sustainable food systems, toxic exposures and air quality. APHA internships are unpaid and located in Washington, D.C.

Interns complete research on issues, develop fact sheets and background reports, support outreach and communication to public health professionals, and contribute content to environmental health webpages. In addition, interns are provided opportunities to participate in relevant hearings, briefings, meetings and webinars, as well as interact with APHA leadership and members. Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible for unpaid APHA internships. The internships at APHA are extremely beneficial to those seeking to acquire practical work experience in the above-mentioned areas.

View here for more information on the internship and to apply.

Deadline: April 8, 2019
Posted: 1 week 2 days ago

Volunteers

International Making Cities Livable, LLC.

The 56th IMCL Conference on A Healthy City for ALL is taking place in Portland, OR on June 17-21, 2019. This Conference will be a landmark event, with an unprecedented gathering of world-renowned experts in planning, urban design, public health, architecture, social sciences, civic government, and allied fields.

A limited number of Student Scholarships for Ph.D. students, and Volunteer Positions for Graduate students are available. Both positions waive the student registration fee. Scholarships do not offer funds towards expenses. Scholarships and Volunteer positions are not available for junior presenters.

Volunteers can attend all the sessions they choose. Most responsibilities are in helping set up and run registration on Monday, June 17 and following days; monitoring entrance to conference sessions and events; and helping to man the publications table. Volunteer positions offer great access to speakers and exhibitors. Volunteers need to be at the conference location at 9:00am on Monday morning, to help set up, review the detailed program for the sessions they wish to see, and sign up for helping as their schedule permits. The conference program will be on the website before the conference.

We are also looking for a volunteer to act as conference photographer, recording informal social events, keynote speakers, tours and special events.

Please visit the website for more details.

TO APPLY: Interested students should send their resume, a short statement (250 words) why the conference is of interest to them, and to which program they are applying (Scholarship or Volunteer) before March 1 to suzanne.lennard@livablecities.org.

Deadline: March 1, 2019
Posted: 2 weeks 4 days ago

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: 3 months 2 weeks ago

Fellowships

The Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) and the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

The Environmental Health Fellowship Program is supported through a cooperative agreement between the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) and the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). EPA is the country’s primary developer of environmental policy and rule-making decisions. ASPPH/EPA fellows work closely with nationally recognized experts who work to protect the environment. There are six different training areas to choose from, and position will be based in Washington, D.C.

The goal of the ASPPH Environmental Health Fellowship Program is to provide professional training and opportunities for early career public health professionals by enabling them to work in EPA on current and emerging environmental public health needs. These placements will be for one year, with a possible one-year extension. The program capitalizes on an important interdependence between the academic public health community and the EPA, one of the most important public health agencies in the world. EPA leads the nation’s environmental science, research, education and assessment efforts. Since 1970, EPA has been working for a cleaner, healthier environment for American people. 

View Full Program Details and Instructions here.

Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Unsubmitted applications will not be reviewed.

Click here to apply to the Fellowship.

Deadline: February 20, 2019
Posted: 3 weeks 4 days ago