Career Opportunities

Assistantships

School of Public Health and Health Sciences

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

Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

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

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

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

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

Hours/Wk: 10 hours 

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

Deadline: December 16, 2018
Posted: 3 days 58 min ago

School of Public Health and Health Sciences

One opening for 10-hour/week Graduate Teaching Assistantship in My Body/My Health (PUBHLTH 160) during the Spring 2019 semester.

All 10 hour Graduate TAs are assigned to a course section that meets 2x/week for 75 minutes. In this role you would: 

  • Be a leader and an active presence at your assigned tables in the classroom, helping to facilitate the discussions and activities among students, as well as clarifying student questions on homework and other assignments. 
  • Work together with other TAs, undergraduate teaching assistants (UTAs) and instructors in handling questions or concerns from the students
  • Attend a weekly TA meeting from 12:15 to 1:15PM on Wednesdays, in Arnold House 
  • Give the students to whom you are assigned their attendance and electronic policy grade points during each class, and load both of these grades onto Blackboard at the end of each week
  • Grade your student’s written work on Blackboard offering positive, constructive feedback within the given time frame for each assignment 
  • Occasionally give students extra help and/or meet with them outside of class (when necessary)
  • Answer your student’s emails within 24 hours (except on weekends)
  • Attend a training workshop from 9-12 am on the first Saturday of the semester
  • Shadow TAs in other sections, and meet with the MBMH TA responsible for supporting instructional staff (once a semester, or as needed) 
  • Learn how to navigate Blackboard both from the perspective of a student, and of a grader 
  • Be flexible and helpful: each semester we are improving and experimenting with new ideas. It is important that all teaching staff be willing to collaborate as we learn together how to better support student learning in a collaborative setting.

Strong TA candidates would fulfill these qualities:

  • Has been in mentoring role, and/or has a strong an interest in mentoring youth
  • Has good time management and writing skills
  • Is a strong communicator
  • Is comfortable facilitating groups 
  • Is flexible and enjoys working with others

Please send ALL applications/resumes to *both* Dr. Andrea Ayvazian and Dr. Dan Gerber. Deadline to apply is Tuesday, December 11, 2018.

Download the TA application here.

Deadline: December 11, 2018
Posted: 5 days 21 hours ago

Internships

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR)

The Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones (SVCZ) internship is ideal for a student interested in a career in international law or public health. The intern will have the opportunity to research, learn and write about key areas of interest to the program, including effectiveness of standard practices for care and documentation, use of technology in human rights documentation, and strategic impact litigation. The intern will attend departmental/staff meetings, as well as attend regular learning and social events with other interns and staff from PHR to round out the learning experience and complement PHR-provided career mentoring. PHR internships are unpaid. Students may be able to arrange academic credit, and should check with their individual academic institutions for requirements.

Click here for more information on the position.

How to apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to resumes@phrusa.org. Include “Program on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones Intern Spring 2019” in the subject line. Please include in your cover letter the number of weekly hours you would be able to commit to the internship.

Deadline: January 31, 2019
Posted: 3 days 1 hour ago

San Francisco Department of Public Health (SFDPH)

The Office of Policy and Planning at the San Francisco Department of Public Health (SFDPH) offers non-clinical, unpaid internships for individuals seeking work experience in research and policy. This internship provides practical learning experience for graduate students interested in public health, public policy, and related fields. Internships are designed to expose interns to careers in public service at the county level with support for professional development with supervising Office of Policy and Planning staff.

Internships generally run from June through August. Interns may be part-time or full-time, depending on the student’s availability and the needs of the Office of Policy and Planning.

Please refer here for the application.

Deadline: March 1, 2019
Posted: 5 days 55 min ago

Trust for America’s Health

Trust for America’s Health is seeking a motivated undergraduate, graduate student, or recent graduate for a Spring semester 2019 internship working with the Government Relations Department and the External Relations and Outreach team in support of external relations and policy-related goals and efforts. Headquartered in Washington, DC, Trust for America’s Health is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that promotes optimal health for every person and community and makes the prevention of illness and injury a national priority. Some priority areas at TFAH include public health preparedness, obesity, health equity, substance misuse and suicide, public health funding, and population health.

The intern will have the opportunity to learn about a range of public health-related issues, including how advocacy and research can impact policy change. The intern will work about 30 hours per week to assist with research, drafting letters, background information and materials, organizing meetings & briefings, webinars, and working with databases. The intern will also have the opportunity to attend briefings, hearings, meetings and participate in other organizational efforts.

To apply, please send a résumé and cover letter to Dara Lieberman at dlieberman@tfah.org or refer here for more information.

Deadline: December 14, 2018
Posted: 1 week 5 days ago

Doctors Without Borders/Medicins Sans Frontieres (MSF)

The Public Events Intern will have a role in planning and preparing the department's public exhibits, speaking events, and recruitment activities, including national and regional medical conferences. This is a hands-on position, offering the opportunity to become familiar with the tools through which MSF communicates its message to the general public.

The ideal candidate will contribute creatively to new and ongoing projects, while providing logistical and administrative support to the Public Events team. An undergraduate or graduate student with an interest in event planning, marketing, research, or exhibit design would be best suited for this position.

For more information and to apply, please refer here.

Deadline: December 31, 2018
Posted: 2 weeks 42 min ago

Graduate Advisor

The Greek Health Advisors (UMass Amherst)

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

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

Possibility for independent study credit - NO PAY.

Preferred Qualifications:

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

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

Deadline: January 13, 2019
Posted: 3 weeks 5 days ago

The Institute for e-Health Policy

The Institute for e-Health Policy internship program provides leadership and professional development experiences for college students and post-baccalaureate students interested in healthcare and public policy. Working on a flexible basis, the Washington internship offers unique opportunities to gain valuable work experience and knowledge of Congress and federal and state governments. This internship program is ideal for persons interested in a career in health health care or healthcare policy or other related fields.

The summer internship takes place from June to August. Summer Internships are usually 35 hours per week and involve more extensive projects. Those eligible for the internship include: current college students, recent college graduates, and those interested in public policy, government, and healthcare technology.

Those interested in the internship should email kathie@e-healthpolicy.org by February 15th at 12:00am with their resume, statement of interest, letter of recommendation, and and current writing sample.

View more details on this internship here.

Deadline: February 15, 2019
Posted: 1 month 1 day ago

Willis Towers Watson

As a Health and Benefits Intern, you will work beside some of the industry’s top consultants while you progress toward becoming a thought leader of the future.

You will have immediate exposure to real client assignments which will draw on your imagination and creativity as well as your ability to analyze data, draw conclusions, and present results. These experiences will help build your technical knowledge and overall industry expertise.

You will partner with consultants to provide support on projects through:

  • Performing financial analyses, including developing pricing, creating employee contribution strategies, modelling plan design alternatives, and calculating reserves
  • Analyzing and comparing vendor products, services, and contracts
  • Designing, distributing, and evaluating responses to surveys and RFPs reserves
  • Analyzing and comparing vendor products, services, and contracts
  • Designing, distributing, and evaluating responses to surveys and RFPs 

This internship has several sites in different cities and states.

To view more information on this position, please refer here.

Deadline: December 31, 2018
Posted: 1 month 1 day ago

Manatt Health

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

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

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

Position is based in the San Fransico office.

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

Deadline: February 1, 2019
Posted: 1 month 1 day ago

Manatt Health

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

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

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

Position is based in the New York office.

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

Deadline: February 1, 2019
Posted: 1 month 1 day ago

Manatt Health

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

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

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

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

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

Deadline: February 1, 2019
Posted: 1 month 1 day ago

Art & Science of Health Promotion Institute

The 29th Annual Art & Science of Health Promotion Conference taking place April 1-5, 2019 in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina is seeking student interns to work at the conference. Interns will work approximately 30 hours at a variety of duties such as assisting speakers, working at the registration desk or in the exhibit hall. Interns will receive free registration to conference program events and activities and are welcome to attend education sessions as their schedules allow.

This is an exciting opportunity to participate in a large health promotion conference and meet students from other areas of the U.S.

Click here for more information about the conference and details on how to apply.

Deadline: January 31, 2019
Posted: 1 month 1 day ago

Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH)

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

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

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

For a list of available internships, click here.

Deadline: December 31, 2018
Posted: 1 month 4 weeks ago

Square One

The Springfield ECCS project within Square One is seeking a semester or year-long graduate student intern for 10 – 15 hours per week to support implementation of the measurement strategy for the Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems (ECCS) Project, a federally-funded initiative to improve the developmental health of children birth-five living in Springfield. The intern, supervised by Jenise Katalina (Vice President of Family Services), will support the data needs of the Springfield ECCS project through the development of a system to collect, track, analyze and report the set of required ECCS Project indicators and measures.

Interested students may contact: Jenise Katalina at Square One by emailing Jkatalina@startatsquareone.org or calling 413-858-3122.

Deadline: January 1, 2019
Posted: 3 months 2 weeks ago

Jobs

Center for Health Information and Analysis (CHIA)

CHIA is seeking a Health Policy Analyst to join a motivated team of talented analysts focused on cutting-edge health care analytics. A successful candidate will be a detailed-oriented analyst who is eager to learn and utilize large data sets, develop analytic methodologies, and produce policy-relevant products.

S/he will be an experienced health policy analyst with experience in data analysis methods (e.g. descriptive statistics) and tools (e.g. Excel and SAS). The primary responsibilities of the Health Policy Analyst will be to support the data collection, analysis, and reporting of aggregate-level health care finance and insurance cost and coverage metrics. There will also be opportunities for the analyst to collaborate with other teams internally on provider financial performance and quality measurement.

Click here for qualifications and application.

Deadline: December 31, 2018
Posted: 4 days 23 hours ago

Cornell University

Cornell University is looking for one-to-two Instructor(s) (part-time or full time) for the Master in Public Health (MPH) program. The instructor(s) will work with students in one of two of the concentration areas (Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Food Systems and Health) to help ensure student learning and application of knowledge and skills in case-based scenarios and real-world experiences. This will include teaching parts of the suite of already existing applied public health courses, and mentoring students in their multi-semester applied and community-engaged project work centered on the core functions of public health: Assessment, Program/Policy Planning, Program Monitoring/Evaluation/Performance Improvement. The instructor(s) will also mentor students through their Capstone Project.

The candidate(s), in partnership with the MPH Program leadership, will have responsibility for teaching and mentoring a cohort of MPH students in formal classroom settings, via case-based learning, and field-based integrated learning. Some effort will be allocated for extramural public health service and engagement (allowing the candidates to be involved in public health practice work), and some effort may be allocated for scholarly activities, including primary or collaborative public health research, publication of case series or case reports and book chapters, as well as service to the college and professional associations.

For more information on this position, please refer here.

Deadline: December 15, 2018
Posted: 1 week 2 days ago

The Public Health Alliance of Southern California

The Public Health Alliance of Southern California is looking for a passionate advocate for health equity and social justice to join our team as the Health Equity Manager. This position will catalyze culture change across sectors to address these structural barriers, offering the selected candidate an exciting opportunity to engage on improvements across a diverse field of topic areas sustaining or deepening health inequities, such as racism, poverty, ineffective policies, and systemic barriers that harm certain groups and benefit others.

This person will implement our regional equity work and serve as the primary project manager for all Alliance actions related to the Communities Lifting Communities (CLC) Initiative, which seeks to build collaborative and effective partnerships between the public health and health care sectors to advance policy, systems, and environmental changes to address health inequities and support better outcomes for all. The CLC activities will center around the focused pilot project to improve African American birth outcomes in Los Angeles County, as well as facilitating effective workshops and training sessions on social determinants of health, implicit bias, institutional racism and systemic barriers to race and health equity that harm certain groups while benefiting others.

View full job description and application here.

Deadline: December 15, 2018
Posted: 1 week 2 days ago

The Center for Prisoner Health and Human Rights (CPHHR)

The Center for Prisoner Health and Human Rights seeks health equity for justice involved populations, working to change policy and practice through education, advocacy, research, and the development of strategic solutions.

The Center for Prisoner Health and Human Rights (CPHHR) is seeking a driven, inspired, and energetic change leader. Together, with a small, strong and committed staff, we envision a leader who can execute on an ambitious strategic plan to move our work to the next level. With over 13 years of growth, CPHHR desires a leader who is acutely aware of the changing shape of the prison and criminal justice reform movements and understands how the fight for health equity for justice-involved individuals is at the fore of those efforts.

We are interested in a leader who can build and steward an excellent policy and advocacy leadership team to dramatically expand our impact years and become a leading authority in the field. The ideal candidate is committed to CPHHR’s mission, is flexible and effective in a fast-paced environment and possesses a great sense of humor. With our bold and ambitious goals, the right candidate can have a significant impact on redefining justice in America.

Interested applicants may refer here for qualifications and how to apply.

Deadline: January 28, 2019
Posted: 1 week 5 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: 1 week 6 days ago

University at Buffalo - School of Public Health and Health Professions

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

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

View full job description and application here.

Deadline: February 7, 2019
Posted: 2 weeks 22 min ago

Simmons University

The Public Health Department at Simmons College invites applications for a full-time, contract faculty position that will serve in the role of Assistant Program Director for Simmons’ Master of Public Health in Health Equity. Responsibilities will include program development and management to support the MPH Program, along with some graduate teaching responsibilities.

This position will focus on supporting MPH program functions in collaboration with the Program Director, including admissions, marketing, and student support. The position will also support the program’s accreditation process through the design and implementation of program evaluation methods and systems, development of key partnerships and initiatives, and contributions to the accreditation self-study report. The position carries a proportional teaching load of 1-3 courses per year, offset by program development and management work. Teaching will support core MPH courses, including those associated with the Health Equity Change Project, the culminating applied practice and integrative learning experience.

For qualifications and application, view here.

Deadline: March 31, 2019
Posted: 2 weeks 1 hour ago

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH)

The Bureau of Addiction Services oversees the statewide system of prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery support services for individuals, families, and communities affected by addiction. The Bureau is responsible for licensing substance use disorder treatment programs and counselors; assuring quality of services; funding and monitoring prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery services; providing access to treatment for the uninsured; developing and implementing substance use disorder-related policies and programs; and tracking substance use disorder treatment trends in the state. BSAS has a strong commitment to utilizing data analytics and outcomes assessments.

The Bureau Director will provide leadership and assume accountability for the overall strategic, financial, operational, licensing and service delivery outcomes for substance addiction prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery services. The Bureau is responsible for licensing substance use disorder treatment programs and counselors; assuring quality of services; funding and monitoring prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery services; providing access to treatment for the uninsured; developing and implementing substance use disorder-related policies and programs; and tracking substance use disorder treatment trends in the state. 

View full job description and apply here.

Deadline: January 5, 2019
Posted: 2 weeks 6 days ago

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH)

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) is seeking an experienced, strategic, and visionary public health leader to join the DPH senior management team as the Director for the Bureau of Community Health and Prevention. The Bureau Director advances the mission and goals of the Bureau by managing all programmatic, policy, and operational functions; this includes strategic planning and advocacy for Bureau needs in Agency planning and goal-setting. The qualified candidate will possess the professional and managerial experience to lead the Bureau, as well as the interpersonal and communication skills needed to support all staff in providing high quality, effective, and efficient services. The ideal candidate promotes creative and collaborative problem-solving to advance the charge of the Bureau, while ensuring alignment with the mission and priorities of the Department of Public Health.

For the BCHAP director, DPH seeks an experienced and strategic public health professional who understands and appreciates community health, the value of prevention, the necessity of racial equity in advancing our work, and the complexities of managing in a large bureaucracy. BCHAP is responsible for a wide range of prevention activities that promote the health, safety, and well-being of all the people in Massachusetts. Utilizing a social determinants of health framework that recognizes the majority of our health is created outside of the healthcare setting, BCHAP’s programs and policies support individuals, communities, and organizations in four main areas: 1. chronic disease prevention and wellness, 2. violence and injury prevention and services, 3. access to quality health services, and 4. data analytics and outcomes assessment of disease and injury.

View full job description and apply here.

Deadline: January 5, 2019
Posted: 2 weeks 6 days ago

Boston Medical Center and Boston Healthnet Health Centers

Seeking highly motivated and personable Research Assistants who want to use their communications skills to help recruit and engage neighborhood communities and further enrollment interest into the All of Us Research (Precision Medicine) Program at Boston Medical Center and Boston Healthnet Health Centers. Selected applicants will be assigned to conduct program activities at specific hospital or health center locations throughout the greater Boston area.

This role provides exposure to multiple aspects of a large nationwide research program. Vietnamese fluency required.

Interested applicants may contact Ashley Mici at amici@bwh.harvard.edu with any questions. (Include resume if interested in the position).

Deadline: February 1, 2019
Posted: 3 weeks 1 day ago

Boston Medical Center and Boston Healthnet Health Centers

Seeking highly motivated and personable Research Assistants who want to use their communications skills to help recruit and engage neighborhood communities and further enrollment interest into the All of Us Research (Precision Medicine) Program at Boston Medical Center and Boston Healthnet Health Centers. Selected applicants will be assigned to conduct program activities at specific hospital or health center locations throughout the greater Boston area.

As a ‘local ambassador’ for the program, the Research Assistant will engage with patient and non-patient communities to maintain a visible, educational presence and create awareness for the All of Us Research program. This role provides exposure to multiple aspects of a large nationwide research program. Spanish fluency required.

Interested applicants may contact Ashley Mici at amici@bwh.harvard.edu with any questions. (Include resume if interested in the position).

Deadline: February 1, 2019
Posted: 3 weeks 1 day ago

Brigham and Women's Hospital - Faulkner Hospital

We are looking for highly motivated and personable Biobank Coordinator I to recruit and enroll participants into the All of Us Research Program at Brigham and Women’s, Massachusetts General Hospital, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Revere HealthCare Center, Brookside Health Center, Southern Jamaica Plain Health Center, and Chelsea Health Center.

Biobank Coordinator’s Level I will be responsible for recruitment (mail, phone, in-clinic) and enrollment (patient education, informed consent, phlebotomy, performing physical measurements, and taking vital signs) activities. This role provides exposure to multiple aspects of a large nationwide research program. The position requires periodic evening and weekend hours.

Interested applicants may contact Ashley Mici at amici@bwh.harvard.edu with any questions. (Include resume if interested in the position).

Deadline: February 1, 2019
Posted: 3 weeks 1 day ago

Brigham and Women's Hospital - Southern Jamaica Plain Health Center

We are looking for highly motivated and personable Biobank Coordinator I to recruit and enroll participants into the All of Us Research Program at Brigham and Women’s, Massachusetts General Hospital, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Revere HealthCare Center, Brookside Health Center, Southern Jamaica Plain Health Center, and Chelsea Health Center.

Biobank Coordinator’s Level I will be responsible for recruitment (mail, phone, in-clinic) and enrollment (patient education, informed consent, phlebotomy, performing physical measurements, and taking vital signs) activities. This role provides exposure to multiple aspects of a large nationwide research program. The position requires periodic evening and weekend hours.

Interested applicants may contact Ashley Mici at amici@bwh.harvard.edu with any questions. (Include resume if interested in the position).

Deadline: May 1, 2019
Posted: 3 weeks 1 day ago

Massachusetts General Hospital - Newton Wellesley Hospital

We are looking for highly motivated and personable Biobank Coordinator I to recruit and enroll participants into the All of Us Research Program at Brigham and Women’s, Massachusetts General Hospital, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Revere HealthCare Center, Brookside Health Center, Southern Jamaica Plain Health Center, and Chelsea Health Center.

Biobank Coordinator’s Level I will be responsible for recruitment (mail, phone, in-clinic) and enrollment (patient education, informed consent, phlebotomy, performing physical measurements, and taking vital signs) activities. This role provides exposure to multiple aspects of a large nationwide research program. The position requires periodic evening and weekend hours.

Interested applicants may contact Ashley Mici at amici@bwh.harvard.edu with any questions. (Include resume if interested in the position). 

Deadline: May 1, 2019
Posted: 3 weeks 1 day ago

California Health in All Policies (HiAP) Task Force - Sacramento, CA

The California Health in All Policies (HiAP) Task Force is hiring a Racial Equity Associate to run its 18-department Governing for Racial Equity Capitol Cohort, support state agencies as they implement racial equity action plans, and provide health and racial equity input for a wide range of policy program areas.

This individual will be a critical member of the HiAP staff team, which is part of the Public Health Institute (PHI), and works in partnership with the California Strategic Growth Council and California Department of Public Health to convene over 20 state government departments to advance health, equity, and environmental sustainability. As the first state-level initiative of its kind in the United States, it has become a national and international model for promoting policies that improve health outcomes and promote equity.

For qualifications and application, please refer here.

Deadline: December 13, 2018
Posted: 3 weeks 1 day ago

Research & Evaluation Group at Public Health Managment Corporation

The Research & Evaluation Group at Public Health Management Corporation (R&E Group) is seeking a full-time Project Manager to join its team. R&E Group conducts applied research and evaluation, including work on program efficacy, intervention effectiveness, and needs assessments. The right candidate will enjoy a fast-paced, collaborative and dynamic work environment where there is an opportunity to contribute to multiple projects focused on public health, addictions, family strengthening and child wellbeing, and/or education/learning.

We are currently hiring for projects focused on lung health (tobacco, asthma, lung cancer, COPD, etc.) and opioid use disorder; because our project mix is constantly in flux, there will also be opportunities to work in additional topic areas over time. The position requires excellent organizational and communication skills as well as a high comfort level with writing about data. Because the Project Manager is responsible for leading projects, candidates should be comfortable with communicating with funders, preparing and monitoring budgets, contract development, providing staff support and supervision, and related project administration functions. In addition to primary responsibility for project management, Project Managers contribute to the growth of the department through the pursuit of new funding via contracts, grants, and partnerships.

Interested applicants may refer here for entire job description and application.

Deadline: December 10, 2018
Posted: 3 weeks 1 day ago

Mecklenburg County - Charlotte, North Carolina

The Assistant Health Director for Population Health will work intensively with community partners to facilitate/convene collaborations and address public health priorities. This position will also be responsible for facilitating connections between the other Divisions and appropriate community partners to assist in accomplishing Departmental goals. Serving on the Executive Team of the Health Department, the Assistant Health Director for Population Health will work with the Health Director and the other members of the Team to provide cohesive, transformational leadership for the Health Department. This division includes oversight of Epidemiology, Policy and Prevention, and Community Engagement as core programs.

View entire job description and application here.

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

California Baptist University

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

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

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

Deadline: December 31, 2018
Posted: 3 weeks 4 days ago

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute (HPHCI) is currently seeking highly motivated individuals to join the Therapeutics Research and Infectious Disease Epidemiology (TIDE) group within the Department of Population Medicine as Project Coordinator to support our varied and growing research portfolio. The TIDE group leads several large, complex, national, multi-site research initiatives.  The Project Coordinators will have opportunities to work on various comparative effectiveness studies, patient-centered outcomes research studies, and public health surveillance projects. This position requires excellent communication skills, for close collaboration with investigators and project managers, both within HPHCI and with external institutions.

Interested applicants may refer here to apply.

Deadline: December 21, 2018
Posted: 3 weeks 6 days ago

Advocates for Human Potential, Inc.

AHP is a fast-growing consulting and research firm specializing in health and behavioral health, offering technical assistance and training, system and program development, resource development and dissemination, and research and evaluation. Our core content areas include mental health policy and services, substance abuse treatment and prevention, co-occurring disorders, workforce development, homelessness and housing, and criminal justice.

Advocates for Human Potential, Inc. ("AHP"), is seeking a Research Associate to join our team of leading researchers in behavioral health studies. This position will be located in AHP’s Sudbury, MA office.

For more information on requirements and application, refer here.

Deadline: December 24, 2018
Posted: 3 weeks 6 days ago

William Paterson University of New Jersey

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

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

If interested in the position, please click here.

Deadline: December 30, 2018
Posted: 1 month 3 days ago

Epic Systems

As a Project Manager on our Implementation Services (IS) team, you'll work side-by-side with our customers to install our software, help them to lead and manage change, and ultimately transform the way they provide healthcare for about 70% of Americans. Project managers develop creative strategies to achieve a common end goal while collaborating with smart and innovative colleagues from all roles. Customers will see you as the face of Epic, and you'll form long-lasting relationships with your teams. No two days are the same - you'll never stop learning and growing. You'll have the autonomy to make important decisions while receiving support and guidance along the way. You bring your intelligence, creativity and curiosity; we'll teach you the rest.

Position is based in Madison, WI.

View entire job posting and application here.

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

Amherst College

The Alcohol and Other Drugs Educator (AOD Educator) is responsible for developing, implementing, and assessing a campus-wide strategy to reduce the consequences associated with the use and misuse of substances as well as other health and wellness issues. Their work should contribute to a safe and healthy campus community and promote a culture of respect, self-awareness, and healthy decision making.

The AOD Educator facilitates BASICS for students who have repeated alcohol and other drug violations and implements other evidence-based initiatives to change campus culture and reduce harmful behaviors. The AOD Educator is responsible for addressing additional health topics, including sexual health and contraception, body image, public health concerns, and more. In collaboration with other members of the departments the AOD Educator will respond to emergent health concerns and crisis situations. The AOD Educator takes appropriate actions to support a diverse workforce and participates in the College’s efforts to create a respectful, inclusive, and welcoming work environment.

View the full job description here.

Deadline: December 31, 2018
Posted: 1 month 5 days ago

Boston Medical Center

Under the general direction of Administrative Director, the Residency Program Education Coordinator is responsible for assuring that programs for the education of the Department of Medicine residents and medical students are properly organized, well-coordinated, effective, monitored, and in compliance with requirements set by Boston Medical Center and by all organizations and agencies (such as the ACGME and the RRC) that are involved with the process of determining accreditation of post-graduate medical education programs.

Responds to all inquiries relative to the residency program. Reviews applications on ERAS (Electronic Residency Application Service). Screens and requests additional material from applicant in order to set up interviews. Corresponds with appropriate individuals, medical schools, agencies to obtain information to compile profile of resident applicant. Functions as a liaison to various departments and outside agencies for residents, chief residents, and program directors. Ensures the office policies are carried out.

Supports Administrative Director (AD), Program Director (PD) and Associate Program Director(s) (APDs) by providing daily program oversight and administration; troubleshoots and resolves problems, either independently or under direction of AD/PD/APDs. Acts as a liaison between faculty, residents, chief residents and numerous rotation sites.

To view the full job description and application, click here.

Deadline: December 31, 2018
Posted: 1 month 5 days ago

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health

This is an exciting career opportunity for an experienced and successful administrator with strong management skills and an entrepreneurial spirit. This position requires a highly motivated professional who learns quickly, champions systems development/improvement and, most importantly, inspires others to thrive in a fast-paced, challenging and ever evolving team-based environment.

The Deputy oversees the administrative, fiscal, operational and programmatic needs of the Office under the direction of the Director—and in alignment with the mission and priorities of the Commissioner of Public Health. With support from the Director, the Deputy contributes to Office strategic planning; the development, implementation and improvement of policies and procedures; and the overall program planning and implementation activities. The Deputy also works collaboratively and receives support from other teams in the Bureau and the Department. 

For more information and how to apply to this position, please click here.

Deadline: December 15, 2018
Posted: 1 month 6 days ago

Fellowships

UCSF Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education

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

The purpose of the fellowship is:

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

Click here to apply.

Deadline: December 31, 2018
Posted: 3 weeks 1 day ago

University of Michigan, Population Studies Center

The Population Studies Center at the University of Michigan expects to have openings for two postdoctoral fellows sponsored by National Institute on Aging (NIA). Applicants for the NIA positions do not need to have a background in aging research (although it is desirable). However they must propose an aging-related research project which focuses on the health of the elderly or near-elderly population as part of their application. Fellows devote most of their time to independent research, but may also take selected courses and/or teach on a light-load basis. Positions offer exceptional opportunity for collaboration with staff of the Population Studies Center and Survey Research Center on major projects in the U.S. and overseas. 

View full description and application here.

Deadline: January 7, 2019
Posted: 3 weeks 2 days ago

National Institutes of Health Clinical Center

The Department of Bioethics is pleased to offer a limited number of two-year post-doctoral and post-baccalaureate fellowships. Fellows participate in the activities and the intellectual life of our interdisciplinary department and study ethical issues related to biomedical research, clinical practice, genetics, biotechnology, public health, and health policy. They conduct mentored theoretical and empirical research on a range of bioethical fields of interest. For a typical fellow, this research yields multiple first-authored publications in premier academic journals. In addition to research and writing, fellows participate in weekly bioethics seminars, case conferences, ethics consultations, and IRB deliberations, and have access to multiple educational opportunities at NIH. No prior bioethics experience is required or expected.

For eligibility requirements and application, please refer here.

Deadline: December 31, 2018
Posted: 3 weeks 2 days ago

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

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

Application Deadline: January 5, 2019

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

Deadline: January 5, 2019
Posted: 1 month 3 days ago

Scholarships

School of Public Health and Health Sciences

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

Supplemental questions are required for this scholarship.

Click here to apply.

Deadline: February 28, 2019
Posted: 1 month 23 hours ago

School of Public Health and Health Sciences

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

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

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

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

David A. Winston Health Policy

The David A. Winston Health Policy Scholarship program identifies and supports promising young individuals currently in master’s level degree programs who are committed to the field of health policy.  Each year up to 20 $10,000 scholarships are awarded to qualified students on the basis of their academic achievement and recommendations from faculty and colleagues. Winston Scholars also join a one-day symposium on health policy in Washington, D.C. interacting with the Winston Board, former Winston Fellows, and health policy experts.

Applicants do not have to be enrolled in a health policy exclusive program. The programs welcome applicants who have a strong interest in health policy from a range of master’s and joint degree programs (as well as doctoral programs for the Fellowship), including healthcare administration, business, law, medicine, and economics. The Winston Board appreciates that backgrounds in many academic fields are relevant and critical to advancing sound health policy in our dynamic healthcare environment.  In honoring the legacy of David A. Winston, students of all political ideological perspectives are encouraged to apply.

Importantly, the deadline for the 2019 Scholarship applications is April 5, 2019. Winston alumni well illustrate that their opportunities translate into extraordinarily influential, decades-long health policy positions.

For more information on the application process and to apply, click here

For additional information and materials contact Kerry McAteer, Operations Manager at 202/ 585-0288 or kmcateer@winstonfellowship.org.

Deadline: April 5, 2019
Posted: 2 months 2 weeks ago

Volunteers

NGOabroad

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

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

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

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

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