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Tufts University - Department of Public Health & Community Medicine

The Tufts University School of Medicine's (TUSM) Department of Public Health and Community Medicine invites applications for a full-time faculty appointment at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor.

We seek a collegial individual with formal training in Epidemiology and/or Biostatistics with excellent communications skills, teaching experience, scholarship, and a penchant to work in a multidisciplinary university environment. The successful candidate is expected to enhance current epidemiology and biostatistics teaching and mentoring activities in the MD and MPH programs at TUSM, as well as the new online program in Health Informatics and Analytics. The faculty member will also develop an independent research program and participate in community and professional service appropriate to a university faculty member. Knowledge of and work experience with methods in classic epidemiology/biostatistics is required, and a strong interest in data science approaches (machine learning, data mining) is a plus. Combinations of areas of expertise are welcome and we encourage interdisciplinary approaches. Candidates with a commitment to research that benefits communities, who are willing to work collaboratively and provide leadership to build our department capacity in health equity research and scholarship, and who show a genuine appreciation for the importance of teaching and mentoring students are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates for the rank of Associate Professor must have a proven track record of scholarship, extramural research funding, and graduate student advising and teaching at the Masters level. Candidates for the rank of Assistant Professor must demonstrate the potential to become independent investigators and
teachers.

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

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

The Fund for Public Health in New York City

The work is in the Center for Health Equity at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. It is funded by a 1-year OneCity Health Innovation Award. The work takes a social determinants of health-informed approach to supporting chronic disease self-management. This project combines tailored, evidence-based chronic disease self-management interventions, delivered by community health workers (CHWs) from community-based organizations (CBOs), with connection to services that impact disease outcomes and health care utilization. The goal of the project is to produce an inclusive value-based payment cost model which supports delivery of the Stanford Diabetes SelfManagement Program (DSMP) with linkages to insurance, primary care, and resources that address social determinants of health in community-based care settings.

The consultant will be housed within the Bureau of Systems Partnership in the Center for Health Equity (CHE) and will report to the Principal Investigator and Project Director. The consultant will work independently to support project evaluation and will work in close collaboration with the OneCity team, which includes DOHMH staff, and staff of three CBOs, 1) Korean Community Services of Metropolitan NY, Health People Inc., and Mexican Coalition. The consultant will lead and direct plans to calculate various costs related to program delivery and contribute to strengthening the evidence base for equitable and sustainable reimbursement of community health worker delivered lifestyle change programming in community settings.

Application: To apply, please send a resume, cover letter, and sample of work to letter to Carl Letamendi (cletamendi@health.nyc.gov) and Alexandra Anderson (aanderson1@health.nyc.gov) with “OneCity Health Economics Consultant” and your name” in the subject line. Finalists will be subject to a brief analytical task, where you will be asked to analyze a small dataset and draw assertions from findings for lay audiences to understand a topic related to health economics.

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Deadline: April 15, 2019
Posted: 1 month 2 hours ago

Rhode Island Department of Health

This position will work on the Health Equity Zone initiative, which aligns with all three RIDOH priority areas: Addressing the Social and Environmental Determinants of Health, Eliminating the Disparities of Health in RI and Promoting Health Equity and Ensuring Access to Quality Health Services for Rhode Islanders, including vulnerable populations. This role will provide the critical evaluation support necessary to demonstrate the effectiveness of the Health Equity Zone initiative. This position will provide critical data to help RIDOH refine the HEZ initiative by providing the staff support necessary to conduct focused evaluation on the internal, external, and community components of HEZ. These data are essential for the development of long term resources to support the HEZ infrastructure as they represent the data necessary to demonstrate impact.

This position will provide full time evaluation support to the Health Equity Zone initiative. Organizationally, it will be located within the Health Equity Institute, Health Equity Zone team. The position will report directly to the Health Equity Zone Project Manager, Christopher Ausura. Primary responsibilities include: Leading the development and implementation of a HEZ initiative evaluation plan which utilizes empowerment evaluation principles; overseeing and managing all aspects of data collections and evaluation for both internal and external evaluation needs; and assisting with the preparation and submission of federal grant applications as applicable.

View full job description and application here.

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

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: 1 month 1 week 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.

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Deadline: April 6, 2019
Posted: 1 month 2 weeks ago

Boston University’s Alzheimer’s Disease and CTE Center

The Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (BU AD & CTE) Center is seeking a highly motivated Data Analyst with strong expertise in bioinformatics and/or statistics to lead data analyses in large-scale genomic studies of AD and CTE. The mission of the Center is to conduct state-of-the-art research on AD, CTE and other dementing illnesses, including their neuropathology and pathogenesis, clinical presentation, genetics and other risk factors, biomarkers, methods of detection during life, and methods of prevention and treatment.

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To Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to Alondra Andino at aandino@bu.edu.

Deadline: April 5, 2019
Posted: 1 month 2 weeks ago

The University of Washington - General Internal Medicine Department

The Division of General Internal Medicine has a great opportunity for a full-time Research Scientist/Engineer 4. The Research Scientist/Engineer 4 will serve as a biostatistician addressing substantively important questions on Alzheimer’s disease and the aging brain in aging bodies in several studies currently underway with Paul Crane and his lab. The position will include conducting data analyses, integrating data management, assisting with and taking the lead on manuscript writing, and assisting with the preparation of grant proposals. There will be tremendous opportunity to grow as part of a very productive team. The Research Scientist/Engineer 4 will be able to learn new methods from senior staff, and to develop independent research if desired. 

This position is based in Seattle, WA.

Please refer here for more information of the position and to apply.

Deadline: March 31, 2019
Posted: 1 month 3 weeks 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: 3 months 3 weeks ago