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December 21, 2011: Black Male Achievement Fellowship! The Open Society Foundations and Echoing Green announced a new fellowship program for individuals dedicated to improving the life outcomes of black men and boys in the United States. It is the first fellowship program of its kind that targets social entrepreneurs who are starting up new organizations in the field of black male achievement. The online application is due January 9th

For more information, please click here.

December 6, 2011: Open Position with Tourette Syndrome Association! The national Tourette Syndrome Association (TSA) in Bayside, NY has a current job opening for an M.P.H. to serve as a Program/Project Developer in the Public Health Education & Outreach Program Partnership joining TSA with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention. 

For more information on the position, please click here.

November 18, 2011: Recruiting for Diabetes Outcomes Researcher! The Winthrop-University Hospital Research Institute is recruiting for a scientist (M.D., PhD, or other doctoral degree) to join the current group of outcomes researchers.  This is a major leadership role in shaping diabetes related prevention and clinical research. 

For more information, please click here.

October 25, 2011: Job Search Strategies and PHD’s in Federal Jobs! Interested in learning more about the innovative databases to research companies and industries hiring graduate students while also learning more about the opportunities to become a research scientist in the federal government at the same time? Well here is your chance! The Career Center will be hosting two information sessions regarding these opportunities so you don’t want to miss out!

Graduate Students: Job Search Strategies and Databases
Time and Date: Friday, October 28,   from 2 to 3:30 p.m.
Location: Career Center, W0550 Melville Library
Topic: learn to use the best databases to research companies and industries hiring PhDs. This workshop will be especially valuable to international graduate students looking for additional job opportunities.

Graduate Students: Phds in Federal Jobs
Time and Date: Friday, November 2, from 2 to 3:30 p.m.
Location: Career Center, W0550 Melville Library
Topic: find out how the US Federal government uses your advanced education and skills. Yes, you can be a research scientist in the federal government. Yes, you can be a statistician in the federal government.
Targeted audience: US citizens.

October 3, 2011: Job and Internship Fair! The Job and Internship Fair will welcome over 118 employers in the areas of Health Care, Business, Communications, Counseling, Engineering, Government, Technology and more. The Fair is Friday October 14, 2011 from 12:00pm-3:00pm in the Sports Complex Arena.  Business attire is required. For a complete list of employers attending the fair visit ZebraNet.

October 3, 2011: Community Health Worker Position! The Federation of Organizations is in need of a community health worker to provide in home visits to families.  Some of the responsibilities will include promoting health decisions and lifestyles to the family, improving disease management, and empowering parents and children by engaging them in their own healthcare. The full job description is available on ZebraNet Job ID 18861.  

For more information contact Kristi Ladowski, kristiladowski@gmail.com or Shannon Morrison, SMorrison@fedoforg.org

September 20, 2011: Research Project Assistant for the Center of Prevention & Outreach! The Center for Prevention & Outreach is looking for a master or doctoral graduate student to serve as a Research Project Assistant at the Center for Prevention & Outreach - Counseling & Psychological Services. The project itself is part of a local and national initiative to reduce the incidence of high risk alcohol use and its resulting harms among college students. The deadline to apply is 10/7/11. 

For more details, please click here.

September 19, 2011: Upcoming Job Fair in Manhattan! The SBU Office of Postdoctoral Affairs in conjunction with the Graduate School has purchased a sponsorship at an upcoming job fair scheduled for November 5-6, 2011 in Manhattan. The event is being hosted by New York University Langone Medical Center and being sponsored by a consortium of NYC regional partners. All SBU Graduate Students and Postdocs are eligible to register for the 2-day event for free. You can also attend all workshops for free, and lunch is included.

For the full agenda of workshops, a description of employers who attend and directions to the event visit: http://www.whatcanyoubewithaphd.net/. Please use your SBU email address to register.

September 16, 2011: MPH Graduate Student Worker Needed! The Department of Surgery is seeking a MPH graduate student worker to provide support in data entry and descriptive analysis/reporting related to a breast reconstruction surgery research project at Stony Brook University School of Medicine.  A student with a focus in the Evaluation Science track is preferred. Basic analytical skills (e.g., generating reports from an Excel and/or Access database) will be required. 

The student working hours are extremely flexible, but it is anticipated that at least 1 day/week (preferably Fridays) for the months of September to December will be required.  As an interim professional society deadline is early October, additional work may be required in late September/early October. The hourly rate of pay will be $12/hour for 8 hours/week (or ~$2250/semester), There are no benefits associated with this student worker position.

This graduate student worker position reports to Dr. Duc Bui. For further information, please contact Dr. Bui at 444-8181 (Penny Derkevics, staff assistant to request an appointment) or Duc.Bui@stonybrook.edu.  

September 14, 2011: Fall 2011 Events hosted by the Career Center! For a list of events that the Career Center is hosting this fall, please click here. Be sure to log into your ZebraNet account and register for these events. You can search for them under the 'Events' tab. 

 September 14, 2011: CommunicateHealth, Inc. is looking for a Senior Health Writer! CommunicateHealth is a health communications firm specializing in health literacy and user-centered design.  This is an 80% to full time salaried position based in Northampton, Massachusetts, offering highly competitive salaries and full benefits.


  • MPH or related public health masters degree (significant experience will be considered in place of degree)
  • Minimum 8 years professional public health education and/or health communication experience
  • Experience implementing health education theories and principles, user-centered design methods, and usability strategies when developing content for the Web and print
  • Experience translating technical/medical information into plain language
  • Experience providing high level editing and writing with limited supervision


  • Certified Health Education Specialist
  • Familiar with federal plain language guidelines and best practices
  • Experience developing materials for audiences with limited (health) literacy skills
  • Experience working with graphic designers and web developers
  • Experience with user-centered design process
  • Supervisory experience

Please send cover letter, resume, 2 writing samples, and 3 references to jobs@communicatehealth.com
To learn more about CommunicteHealth Inc. visit www.communicatehealth.com 

August 30, 2011: Postgraduate Fellowship in Health Care Administration! The Kaiser Permanente Postgraduate Administrative Fellowship Program is now accepting applications in Northern and Southern California beginning in July 2012. The fellowship programs provide broad exposure to the opportunities and challenges present when managing a large, fully integrated, group model health maintenance organization. There are three information sessions via WebEx for interested students to learn more about the fellowship and interact with current fellows. 

For details on the information sessions, please click here.

To learn more about the program, please click here.

August 23, 2011: Career Center Part-Time Job Expo! The Career Center is holding a Part-Time Job Expo on Wednesday August 31, 2011 12:00pm – 2:30pm. 

  • On Campus Departments
  • Part-time Jobs, Off-Campus Employers

Business Casual & Bring Resumes to the Student Activities Center Ballroom A.

To learn more about the expo, visit www.stonybrook.edu/career

August 23, 2011: Program Associate Opportunity with CommonHealth Action! CommonHealth ACTION (CHA) is a national, nonprofit public health organization that works to build the capacity of communities to address the social determinants of health and create optimum health for all. The Program Associate contributes to the implementation of CHA grants and contracts, including programming for CHA's Institute for Public Health Innovation (IPHi) and related centers.

For more information, please click here.

August 23, 2011: Part Time Research Support Specialist Position! Stony Brook University’s department of Preventive Medicine is looking for a research support specialist to assist in data management activities for Coordinating Center operations. This position is a regular part time position, 25 hours a week between the hours of 8:30am to 5pm. 

For more details about the position, please click here.

August 18, 2011: Graduate Assistantship for the Honors College!  The Honors College has an opening for a Graduate Assistant for the 2011-12 academic year, with the option of summer employment. The position requires 20 hours/week to support the daily operations of the Honors College.

To know more about the position, please click here.

August 16, 2011: Program Analyst (Media Advocacy Specialist) Opportuinty! The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), a national organization representing approximately 3,000 local health departments (LHDs) nationwide, has an immediate opening for a 100% FTE Program Analyst for health equity-related projects. The Program Analyst position is a member of the Public Health Infrastructure and Systems (PHIS) primary work team and will provide support for projects within NACCHO’s health equity program.

For more information, please click here.

August 16, 2011: Program Manager Opening at Health Leads in New York! Health Leads is seeking a passionate and skilled professional to join a growing program team in New York. The Program Manager plays a key leadership role inside the clinic, working alongside health care providers to develop efficient systems for resource connection, managing a talented volunteer corps and facilitating their transformative experience with Health Leads.

For more information, please click here.

July 26, 2011: Data Collector Opportunity at Weill Cornell Medical College! Weill Cornell Medical College is looking for highly motivated undergraduate/graduate students who are effective communicators, well organized and have strong problem solving skills and computer skills (Including spreadsheet and database software knowledge).  Interested candidates kindly send a mail with resume, description of qualifications and three references to ALA2017@med.cornell.edu.

July 21, 2011: The Epidemic Intelligence Service is receiving applications! The Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) is a 2-year, postgraduate program of service and on-the-job training for health professionals interested in the practice of epidemiology. EIS provides the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in epidemiology at CDC or state or local health departments. 

For more information, please click here
To apply for the position, please click here.

July 15, 2011: Job openings at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality! The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has announced four new job openings:
Program Lead to design evidence-based strategies in public reporting. 
Program Analyst to assist the Program Lead to improve the availability and quality of data used for public reporting. 
Senior Program Analyst to work with MONAHRQ, a new software tool that helps generate a health care reporting Web site. 
Another Program Analyst position will help evaluate a new demonstration program to improve child health.
Interested candidates can apply online and can also contact Ms. Geri Goins via email (Geralyn.Goins@ahrq.hhs.gov) or phone (301-427-1419).

July 15, 2011:  Opportunity at the Bureau of Tobacco Control at the NYC Health Department!  Bureau of Tobacco control at the NYC Health Department is working on a project to help chinese speaking residents quit smoking. They are looking for students who can read and write either Mandarin or Cantonese to help lead the development and outreach initiatives. The responsibilites of the students are as follows: 
1.     Assist the bureau in the creation of a marketing campaign to increase enrollment of Chinese-speaking New Yorkers in our annual nicotine patch and gum program.
2.     Assist in developing community partnerships in Chinese neighborhoods.
3.     Answer the phone, check voicemail, and return calls to Chinese speaking people looking to join the program.
4.     Translate and enroll Chinese-speaking people via an online system during the program.
Interested students can contact Mr. Jamie Sokol at 347-396-4542.

July 12, 2011: SAS Analyst / Senior Analyst at the City of New York - Office of Management and Budget! The City of New York – Office of Management and Budget, responsible for preparing the Mayor's Preliminary and Executive Budgets and for advising the Mayor on issues affecting the City's fiscal health and the efficiency of City services and programs, is looking for a SAS Analyst / Senior Analyst. An ideal candidate should have the ability to meet established deadlines, communicate in clear and concise terms and the ability to develop clear and precise data analysis.  Also, a prospective candidate should have working knowledge in Excel, SAS Base, Macro, Stat, ODBC and SQLand experience working with the data files involving money fields such as tax, finance, medical or accounting information systems

To know more about the career opportunity, click here.

July 5, 2011: Job Openings in the Department of Surgery! The Department of Surgery, Stony Brook University is looking for candidates for Research Nurse Co-ordinator (two openings) and Database Programmer/Analyst Programmer (Only one opening) positions.  An ideal candidate for Research Nurse Co-ordinator position is a LPN/RN candidate who can assist screening patients, coordinating study, paperwork, training and in financial matters. An ideal candidate for the position of Database Programmer/Analyst Programmer will be a Masters (PhD most preferred) who will co-ordinate in data cleaning, reporting, analyses, as well as perform basic/simplistic analyses and reports/manuscripts. Additionally, this position will perform power/sample size calculations that are straight forward (not complex) routinely to evaluate for study feasibility.  Interested Candidates may contact Ms. Bonnie Wang (Department of Surgery Administrator) at 4-7875. 

July 5, 2011: Research Assistant at the Sentencing Project! The Sentencing Project is looking for a candidate for a Research Analyst position. An ideal candidate will possess strong quantitative skills, excellent writing skills and demonstrated commitment to reform and racial justice. To know more about the Sentencing Project, please visit the site http://www.sentencingproject.org.

To learn more about the job opportunity, click here.

June 15, 2011: Data Manager / Statistician at the Pediatrics Department of Stony Brook University! Stony Brook University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory, a multidisciplinary research laboratory supporting world class scientific programs utilizing state-of-the-art facilities. The Pediatrics Department of Stony Brook University is looking for a candidate for the Data Manager / Statistician position to assist in proposal preparation, creation and management of databases, performance of statistical analysis and model development, interpretation and presentation of results, preparation of reports, and direction and supervision of professional and support staff. A Prospective Candidate should have the ability to communicate effectively and to assist in various responsibilities for research, selection and implementation of statistical methodologies

To learn more about eligibility requirements and application details, click here.

June 10, 2011: Educator and Researcher Position openings at The National Nurses United! The National Nurses United (NNU) AFL-CIO, the nation’s largest nurses’ union and professional association, seeks experienced Educators and Researchers to assist in developing labor oriented educational programs nationwide for Registered Nurses. Programs will emphasize the political economy of health care restructuring and the clinical and technological impacts of health care restructuring on both patients and the Registered Nurses who provide their care.

To learn more about eligibility requirements and application details, click here.

June 10, 2011: Project Assistant at Stony Brook University Medical Center! Stony Brook University Medical Center, Long Island’s only academic medical center, focuses on making a real difference in their patients’ lives by starting with the best ideas and hiring the best people to turn those ideas into the finest medical care on Long Island. They are the region's only tertiary care center and Level 1 Trauma Center. Stony Brook’s Cancer Center, Heart Center, and Women and Infants Center—all Centers of Excellence—are integral to their clinical strategic priorities that also include geriatrics, neurosciences, and trauma and emergency medicine. Stony Brook University Medical Center is looking for a Project Assistant who will have specialized training in epidemiology and public health with a high degree of understanding of project coordination. An ideal candidate will be one who will exercise discretion and judgment in the execution of the Keeping Families Healthy project and related protocols, analysis of data and general project support.

To learn more about eligibility requirements and application details, click here.

June 10, 2011: Outcomes Manager at Hospital for Special Surgery! Under the direction of the Director of Public and Patient Education, the Outcomes Manager will oversee the design and implementation of a coordinated strategy for measuring the impact of select Public and Patient Education programs in accordance with regulatory guidelines such as the HSS Community Service Plan. An ideal candidate will have a Master’s degree in public health, educational psychology, behavioral or social sciences or related field with a minimum of 2-3 years post-graduate experience in a social research setting. Proficiency in Microsoft Office software (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and/or Access), Qualitative Analysis Software (such as SPSS, Atlas ti, NUD*IST, and or NVIVO) and well developed writing skills are essential for a prospective candidate.

To learn more about eligibility requirements and application details, click here. (Job Id: 2011-2562)

June 10, 2011: The CDC Experience Applied Epidemiology Fellowship! CDC Foundation connects the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) with private-sector organizations and individuals to build public health programs that make our world healthier and safer. The CDC Foundation has launched more than 500 programs around the world and built a network of individuals and organizations committed to supporting CDC and public health. CDC Foundation is looking for a medical student with a strong interest in public health or in practicing medicine with a broad, analytic perspective. Eight competitively selected fellows spend 10–12 months at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offices in Atlanta, GA, where they carry out epidemiologic analyses in various areas of public health. This challenging and intellectually stimulating environment provides multiple opportunities to enhance skills in research and analytic thinking, written and oral scientific presentations, and preventive medicine and public health.

To learn more about eligibility requirements and application details, click here.

May 12, 2011: Administrative Public Information Specialist! New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is the nation's premier city health agency. Its 100-plus programs protect and promote the health of the world's most culturally and linguistically diverse city. The Department is looking for Administrative Public Information Specialist reporting directly to the Press Secretary and interacting regularly with DOHMH programs and senior agency staff, the Deputy Press Secretary will have wide range of duties requiring independent judgment and action.

To learn more about eligibility requirements and application details, click here.

May 10, 2011: Nursing Job Posting! Investigate Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Syphilis, Gonorrhea and Chlamydia); report positive cases to NY State and notify partners of possible exposure. Work includes telephone contact and field visits to patients, providers and contacts.

To learn more about eligibility requirements and application details, click here.

May 05, 2011: Program Director! The Kansas Department of Health and Environment is seeking an experienced professional to plan, organize and direct the implementation and evaluation for a statewide Cancer Prevention and Control Program.

To learn more about the opportunity, please visit: http://da.ks.gov/ps/pub/reqinfo.asp?id=167384

May 03, 2011: NCI Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program! The National Cancer Institute (NCI) Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program (CPFP) is now accepting applications for Cancer Prevention Fellows. The deadline this year is August 25, 2011. Please share this unique postdoctoral training opportunity in the fields of cancer prevention and control with your contacts across the biomedical, health and related disciplines.

To learn more about eligibility requirements and application details, please visit NCI website https://cpfp.cancer.gov/fellowship or contact cpfpcoordinator@mail.nih.gov.

May 03, 2011: Health Policy Associate! The Alliance for Health Reform, a nonpartisan, nonprofit group, is looking for a Health Policy Associate to assist the executive vice president and senior health policy associate in developing and executing briefings, researching the health policy arena, and helping to cultivate and maintain relationships with key congressional staff and other health policy stakeholders.

Closing Date: 5/10/2011

For more information, please visit http://www.allhealth.org/aboutus_jobopps.asp

April 15, 2011: Keeping Families Healthy - Possible Practicum, Internship, Job Opportunity! Stony Brook University Children’s Hospital is providing a service called “Keeping Families Healthy” to the pediatric patients and families of our clinics. Keeping Families Healthy is a service intended to enhance pediatric care by providing community health worker home visits. These visits aim to promote healthy decisions and lifestyles, improve disease management and empower parents and children by engaging them in their own healthcare.

If interested, please contact:

Janice Thomas John D.O., M.S..
Academic General Pediatrics Fellow
Clinical Instructor
Stony Brook University Medical Center
Department of Pediatrics
Stony Brook, NY 11794

April 15, 2011: Part-Time Research Assistant! Breena Taira, Emergency Medicine physician at Stony Brook and one of our alumni, has a research assistant position available beginning in June. This assistant will be responsible for collecting data from patients in the Stony Brook Burn Unit. The requirements of the job include the ability to:

  • Work on Thursdays, from 9 until approximately 1 and another 6 hours during the week on a flex-time schedule (total hours about 10/week);
  • Travel to the Burn Unit, which is in Tech Park; and
  • Commit to working through the spring 2012.

The salary is $15/hour. The person who works with Dr. Taira will also have the option of developing a research project related to her interest in injury prevention.

If interested, please contact Dr. Karen Goldsteen.

April 13, 2011: Job Opportunities at ONC! The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) is currently accepting applications for the following positions

Please visit ONC website for more information.

April 01, 2011: Senior Program Officer! The Open Society Foundations (OSF) seeks a full-time Senior Program Officer in its New York office to work with the Law and Health Initiative (LAHI) of the Public Health Program (PHP).
Application deadline: April 8, 2011
For more information, click here.

March 23, 2011: 2012 APHA Public Health Fellowship in Government! The deadline for applications (including CV and three letters of recommendation) for the 2012 APHA Public Health Fellowship in Government is Monday, April 4, 2011. Applications and additional information are available athttp://www.apha.org/advocacy/fellowship/
For more information, contact Susan Polan, Associate Executive Director of Public Affairs and Advocacy at APHA, at susan.polan@apha.org or (202)777-2510.

March 15, 2011: Careers & Internships in Human Services/Healthcare!

March 16, 2011
5:00-7:00 PM
Wang 201
Join a panel of professionals, learn about exciting careers and internships in Case Management, Clinical & Non-Clinical, Crisis Management and Public Health fields, and network with experts in the field!
Please R.S.V.P. on ZebraNet!

March 08, 2011: Job Opportunities at Health Research Incorporated! Health Research, Inc. (HRI) is a not-for-profit corporation affiliated with the New York State Department of Health (DOH) and the Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) a leading cancer research center located in Buffalo, New York. HRI's mission is to assist DOH and RPCI to effectively evaluate, solicit, and administer external financial support for DOH and RPCI projects, and to disseminate the benefits of scientific expertise through programs such as technology transfer.
For more information about employment opportunities: https://careers-healthresearch.icims.com/jobs/intro

March 08, 2011: Job Opportunities at Community Healthcare Network! Community Healthcare Network would not be able to achieve our goal of equitable healthcare for people living in NYC without our committed and competent staff. CHN continually attracts the most devoted healthcare professionals and administrators this city has to offer.
CHN offers competitive salaries, a generous benefits package, and the opportunity to work with a dynamic team providing care to medically underserved communities throughout New York City. 
Please click on the link below for current job opportunities

February 8, 2011: Spring Job/ Internship Fair!

March 18, 2011
12:00PM - 3:00PM
Sports Complex Arena
For a full list of employers participating in the Spring 2011 Job and Internship fair, visit ZebraNet.

January 24, 2011: Staff Associate (Full Time Job)! CommunicateHealth, Inc. is looking for a motivated staff associate to join our innovative team.
Responsibilities include:

  • Writing and editing tasks
  • Support for health communication, user-centered design, policy, research, and content development projects
  • Business development support
  • General office duties and administrative tasks


  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • MPH or related public health masters degree (significant experience will be considered in place of degree)
  • Minimum 3 years professional experience
  • Effective organizational and time management skills


  • Demonstrated experience and commitment to public health
  • Experience developing health education materials
  • Experience with formative research and user-centered design processes
  • Familiar with government contracting procedures
  • Familiar with Mac operating system and software

Please send cover letter, resume and 3 references to jobs@communicatehealth.com.
This is a full time salaried position based in our office in Northampton, Massachusetts. 

January 12, 2011: CHCI Graduate Health Fellowship! The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI), the nation’s premier Hispanic educational and youth leadership development organization, is seeking applicants for its 2011-2012 Graduate Fellowship Program. The Graduate Fellowship Program offers exceptional Latinos unparalleled exposure to experiences in the underserved public policy areas of education (secondary, higher) health, housing, law, international affairs, and science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The fellowship is open to applicants who have earned a graduate degree from an accredited educational institution in the last three years. This competitive program is comprised of a nine-month fellowship in Washington, D.C. including a substantive work placement at a congressional office or federal agency. The International Affairs Fellowship includes three months abroad in Mexico. Travel, health insurance and a $2,700 monthly stipend is provided.
Please click on the link below for more information about the position and the application process.

January 3, 2011: Government Job/Internship Fair!

January 14, 2011
12:00PM - 4:00PM
SAC Ballroom A
For a full list of employers participating in the Government Job/Internship Fair, visit ZebraNet.

January 1, 2011: National Center for Health Statistics Fellowship Opportunity! The Division of Health Interview Statistics, Data Analysis and Quality Assurance Branch at the National Center for Health Statistics in Hyattsville, Maryland seeks qualified candidates to contribute to all aspects of preparing, analyzing, and disseminating the annual National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) microdata.
No.of positions: 2
Deadline: February 1, 2011
Please click on the link below for more information about the position and the application process.