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November 28, 2012: Career Development Opportunities! The following are job openings that have application deadlines coming up around the corner!

  • National Center for Health Statistics - Distinguished Consultant (Supervisory Mathematical Statistician): Some duties for the position include developing and directing a program of basic and applied statistical research, conducting individual and collaborative research, and directing a staff of 10-20 statisticians. For further details on the position and application instructions, please click here. The deadline to apply is December 11, 2012.
  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro - Department of Public Health Education, Assistant Professor (Tenure-track): Primary responsibilities for the position include teaching and advising in the DrPH program in community health education; contributing to curriculum development; conducting reserach and publishing in appropriate professional and academic journals; seeking external funding to support research; and participating in community, department, university, and professional service activities. To apply, send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching and research statements, and contact information for three references to: Dr. Robert E. Aronson, Chair, Faculty Search Committee, Department of Public Health Education, UNCG, P.O. Box 26169, Greensboro, NC 27402. Review of applications will begin January 7, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.
  • University of Washington School of Public Health - Multiple positions for professors: The School of Public Health is Each of these faculty positions will be based in one of the School's five departments: Biostatistics, Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences, Epidemiology, Global Health, Health Services, with the potential for joint appointments in other UW departments, schools and affiliated institutes. For more information and how to apply, please click here. The application pool will be open until all positions are filled.
  • Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Division of Prevention and Community Research and The Consultation Center - Postdoctoral Fellowship: The Division of Prevention and Community Research, Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine invites applications for a two-year NIDA postdoctoral research training program in substance abuse prevention. Applications are now being accepted for an earliest start date of July 2013 for up to four fellows. For more information and how to apply, please click here. Review of applications will continue until all positions are filled.

November 15, 2012: Postdoctoral Fellowship! This fellowship through the CDC is titled "HIV Prevention in Communities of Color." Qualifications needed: a PhD, ScD, DrPH, in a scientific field (e.g. behavioral scientists, epidemiologists, social scientists, evaluators, etc.) or an MD/MPH with research training and/or experience. Most recent degree must have been received within the last five years. Applicants with documented evidence of research expertise or experience in communities of color are preferred. For more information and how to apply, please click here.

February 21, 2012: Tutoring Positions Available! Community Housing Innovations, Inc is currently hiring part-time positions to assist with G.E.D. preparation, including education/tutoring in either "Math and Science" or "English and Social Studies" for eligible clients of homeless shelters (part of a network of six locations on Long Island). The position pays $25 an hour. Educational sessions are 2x a week, 2 hours per session, and are offered during the week day (day or evening). Instructors are not required to be certified teachers.

If you are interested and would like more information, contact: Community Housing Innovations, Heidi at 631.580.3363 or 375.5916. Please be sure to indicate that you are a public health student, and Dr. Benz Scott is your GPPH contact.

February 14, 2012: Director of Public Health Opening! Oswego County is looking for a new Director of Public Health. The Director of Public Health initiates, directs, manages, and regulates the County Health Department’s delivery of public health services throughout Oswego County. The Director of Public Health has oversight of the daily operations including supervision of approximately 90 employees with an annual operating budget of 15.4 million dollars.

For the complete job posting, please click here.

February 13, 2012: APHA Public Health Fellowship! The American Public Health Association (APHA) is looking for candidates with strong public health credentials who wish to spend one year in Washington, D.C. working in a congressional office on legislative and policy issues such as health, the environment or other public health concerns. The fellow will have the opportunity to see first-hand how public policy impacts public health and to offer their public health expertise to policymakers. The fellowship will begin in January 2013 and continue through December 2013. The application, including CV and three letters of recommendation, are due to APHA by April 9, 2012.

Applications and additional information are available through http://www.apha.org/advocacy/fellowship

February 13, 2012: Job and Internship Fair!

Job and Internship Fair
Friday, February 17, 2012
12:00-3:00 pm
Sports Complex Arena

The Fair will welcome over 100 employers in the areas of Business, Communications, Counseling, Engineering, Government, Healthcare, Human Services, Technology and more.  For a complete list of employers attending the fair visit ZebraNet. Business attire is required. 

February 13, 2012: Positions with the Suffolk Perinatal Coalition! The Suffolk Perinatal Coalition is a not-for-profit agency, comprised of professionals and community residents whose common goals are to reduce infant mortality, low birth weight and prematurity, and promote the health of women, infants and families. They accomplish this through networking relationships with other committed organizations and by providing direct services to pregnant and parenting women. The Suffolk Perinatal Coalition is currently recruiting for a paid part-time position and for a volunteer position. They are looking for a student for the spring and summer that can provide up 12-15 hours per week to assist in the office.  They particularly need bilingual assistance.  The student will gain experience working in a not for profit environment, interacting with clients and gain awareness and experience with the issues facing pregnant women in need of support.

For more information click on the following links:




February 6, 2012: Senior Services Health Coordinator! Union Settlement Association is in need of a part time Senior Services Health Coordinator.  The Union Settlement Association is one of the largest social service agencies in East Harlem.  You will be responsible for systematically implementing proven evidence-based programs and interventions to address significant health needs among the aging population Union Settlement serves at its five senior centers. This includes organizing and overseeing health and wellness activities, and monitoring attendance and performance.

For more information, please click here.

February 6, 2012: Position at USF College of Public Health! The University of South Florida, College of Public Health has a program planner/analyst position with the Teen Outreach Program (TOP) Evaluation Team.  You will serve as the point person for administrative aspects of the TOP evaluation. 

For more details, please click here.

January 9, 2012: Senior Services Health Coordinator Opening! Union Settlement Association, established in 1895, is one of the largest social service agencies in East Harlem. The agency provides childcare, after-school programs, youth development, college preparation, adult education (including ESL and GED), programs for the elderly, mental health services, and more. Under the supervision of the Director and Deputy Director, the Senior Services Health Coordinator is responsible for systematically implementing proven evidence-based programs and interventions to address significant health needs among the aging population Union Settlement serves at its five senior centers. This includes organizing and overseeing health and wellness activities, and monitoring attendance and performance.

For more details, please click here.

January 9, 2012: Partners In Health Internship Opportunities! Partners In Health (PIH) has strived to cultivate a concerted movement of people and communities dedicated to fighting poverty, social injustices and health inequalities.  There are several opportunities, both domestic and international, for involvement with PIH.  There are also opportunities in programs affiliated with PIH.

For a complete listing of opportunities, click here.

January 9, 2012: US Government Job/Internship Fair! The Career Center will be hosting a US Government Job/Internship Fair on Thursday, January 12, 2012 in the Wang Center from 12:00pm-3:00pm.  There are full-time, part-time and internship opportunities available. Companies on hand to recruit Stony Brook students include: Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Internal Revenue Service, National Institute of Health, United States Air Force and many more! Please refer to ZebraNet for a complete list of employers. Bring your resumes, research agencies ahead of time and come dressed to impress!

In addition, the following seminars will be conducted in Wang Lecture Halls 1 and 2 and Room 101

  • How to Apply for Government Jobs: Noon to 1 p.m.
  • Job Search for Veterans: Noon to 1 p.m.
  • Science and Engineering Careers: 1 to 2 p.m.
  • Healthcare Careers: 1 to 2 p.m.
  • IRS Seasonal Employment: 1 to 2 p.m.
  • How to Apply for Government Jobs: 2 to 3 p.m.

January 9, 2012: Research Opportunity! Weill Cornell Medical College is seeking students to fill part-time data collector positions based in the Division of Prevention and Health Behavior in the Department of Public Health to begin late January.  The division’s research focuses on identifying behavioral risk factors for major chronic diseases such as cancer and cardiovascular disease, and developing and evaluating intervention strategies to prevent these health problems. This is an opportunity to work on a NIH-funded study examining the widespread dissemination, adoption, implementation and sustained utilization of a school-based prevention program in middle schools. 

For a full description, please click here.