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Wisconsin Department of Health Services Positions
The WI DHS seeks an Outreach Specialist and an Evaluation Researcher both to support efforts to reduce the harm of opioids in Wisconsin.
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Outreach Specialist
Evaluation Researcher

Postdoctoral Fellow at the Population Council GIRL Center in Washington DC or NYC
The GIRL Center at the Population Council is seeking a postdoctoral fellow with expertise and interest in the intersections between gender, education, and health and strong quantitative skills, to start this spring. The appointment is for one year, subject to annual review. Applicants from different disciplines (demography, social science, economics, public health, education, etc.), are welcome to apply. The position can be based in either DC or NY.
For more information, see here
Deadline for applications: April 3, 2020

Assistant Professor in Indigenous Health, McGill University
The School of Population & Global Health at McGill University seeks applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Indigenous Health. In accordance with McGill’s responsibilities in relation to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, and in response to commitments made in McGill’s Task Force on Indigenous Studies and Indigenous Education, preference will be given to candidates who identify as Indigenous from within Canada. For more information, see here

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Leadership for Better Health Programs
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Seeks Health Policy Research Scholars and Interdisciplinary Research Leaders. The Health Policy Research Scholars program is a four-year national leadership development program to train full-time doctoral students from non-clinical, academic disciplines with a policy focus who build a culture of health in their disciplines and communities. The Interdisciplinary Research Leaders program supports and expands action-oriented and community-engaged research to create healthier communities. Its goal is to produce diverse, interdisciplinary leaders who conduct and apply equity-focused health research in order to drive improvements in the health of communities and help advance a Culture of Health.
For more information, see here
Deadline to apply: Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Health Policy Research, Massachusetts General Hospital
The Health Policy Research Center at the Mongan Institute, Massachusetts General Hospital, invites applications for a full-time, two-year Postdoctoral Fellowship. Applicants should have a strong interest in public health policy and health behaviors, particularly tobacco and related substance use and obesity-related behaviors.
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Center for Public Health and Environmental Assessment Interns
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Center for Public Health and Environmental Assessment seeks student and post-doctoral interns for Summer 2020. Trainees will learn more about the intersection of science research and science policy, and work with EPA human health risk assessment scientists and staff.
For more information about CHPEA, see here
For more information on the eligibility requirements and how to apply, see here
Deadline to apply to ensure consideration: 4/15/2020

Post Doctoral Fellowship in VA Health Services Research
The Center for Healthcare Organization and Implementation Research (CHOIR), a two-site center at VA Boston and VA Bedford seeks applicants for post-doctoral training in Health Services Research within the Veterans Health Administration.
Deadline to apply to ensure consideration: 3/30/2020
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Oral Health Epidemiologist
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), Division of Public Health (DPH) seeks an Oral Health Epidemiologist to join the Bureau of Community Health Promotion in Madison, Wisconsin. The successful candidate will provide statewide leadership and expertise for surveillance methodologies, design, and evaluation of collection protocols, statistical analysis, interpretation of results, and presentation of findings for oral health issues.
Deadline to apply: 2/17/2020
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Assistant Professor – Population Health Research
The School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, seeks to fill one or two full-time Assistant Professor faculty positions. A terminal doctoral degree in public health or a related discipline is required and applicants should have research interests focused on populations in the United States whose health status is impacted by social and structural inequities.
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Assistant Director for Team Science and Research Development
The UW Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR) seeks applicants with a Master’s degree in public health, clinical research, science, engineering, or other related discipline and a minimum of 3 years working on or with research teams and experience with developing and delivering (providing instruction) training.

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Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Policy & Management, University of Maryland
The School of Public Health at the University of Maryland, College Park invites applications and nominations for an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management (expected start date of August 2020). The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching, research and service activities. The successful applicant will have expertise in health equity or health disparities in the context of health care delivery, health care access and quality, or health care management.

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NIH National Institute of Child Health and Human Development- Post Doctoral Fellows
The Social and Behavioral Sciences Branch (SBSB) within the Division of Intramural Population Health Research at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development seeks multiple Post Doctoral Fellows. Applicants sought will have an interest in the etiology of child and adolescent health and health-related behaviors including substance use, diet, weight, sleep, smoking, and physical activity; influence of neurobehavioral, social, and environmental factors on eating behaviors and diet-related health outcomes during pregnancy and early childhood; and developmental risk factors for mental health problems and their outcomes including suicide. Postdoctoral fellows are expected to develop their own initiatives within the scope of ongoing research in the branch.

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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Public Health, New York State University at Stony Brook
Preference will be given to exceptional candidates who could build collaborations across existing faculty. Areas of potential collaboration may include aging, health services research, child/adolescent health, clinical outcomes research, global health, health disparities research, and trauma; with methodologic areas in casual inference/methods, applied econometrics, intervention research/pragmatic trials and implementation science. Requirements: PhD (or other relevant doctoral degree) with an active research program in public health; Experience working on multidisciplinary, collaborative population health projects; Demonstrated ability to teach effectively at the graduate level.
For additional information on the position, please contact Dr.Jaymie Meliker
Those interested in this opportunity should upload a cover letter describingqualifications for the position, a CV, a statement of research goals and teaching philosophy to

Syndromic Surveillance Program Evaluator & Data Analyst, UW Population Health Institute
This position will focus on developing and implementing new data analysis techniques and evaluating reports and key indicators to identify clusters and outbreaks earlier than conventional surveillance methods. The position will evaluate and translate complex analyses into findings and conclusions.
For more information and to apply, see here

Research Specialist – Program Evaluation, UW Population Health Institute
Candidates with a history of applied research are sought to join the Population Health Institute’s team of professional evaluators. Applicants with a proven track record of experience with complex data management and descriptive data analysis are especially encouraged to apply.
The Institute advances health and well-being for all by developing and evaluating interventions and promoting evidence-based approaches to policy and practice at the local, state, and national levels. Working across the full spectrum of factors that contribute to health, positions support evaluation of community-, school-, and clinic-based health promotion and youth development programs.
For more information and to apply, see here

Assistant Professor, Health and Disability Studies, Tufts University
The Department of Occupational Therapy at Tufts University is seeking applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, open to candidates with a degree in occupational therapy or health related fields, to begin in September 2020. Applications are encouraged from candidates with interdisciplinary research focused on health promotion, activity and participation, or disparities for people with or at risk of disability. Expertise in occupational therapy, public health, rehabilitation sciences, health services research, or disability studies preferred.
The candidate must hold a research doctoral degree (PhD or equivalent) and scholarship in areas that are closely allied to the department’s strategic goals and vision. Applicants should submit (1) Cover letter, (2) CV, (3) Statement of research interests, (4) Statement of teaching experience, (5) Three recent publications demonstrating line of scholarship, and (6) Three confidential letters of reference to: For questions about the position, contact Seath Crandall (

Student Evaluator/ Data Assistant, UW-Madison
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension seeks students who can work 12 hours or more per week during the academic year. Preferred skills are proficiency with SPSS or MAXQDA, or some other statistical/qualitative data analysis software. Evaluator/ Data Assistants will support evaluation and data specialists in collecting, cleaning, analyzing (quantitative and qualitative) and reporting data and findings.
For more information and to apply, see here

Wisconsin Health Information Organization (WHIO) Seeks Recent Graduates
WHIO is a Madison-based 501(c)3 organization, chartered in Wisconsin statutes but otherwise independently operated and funded. Since 2007 WHIO has gathered medical and pharmacy claims data from most of the state’s health insurers as well as the state Medicaid program to create a comprehensive database of patient care.
The ideal candidate is skilled and creative in the use of SQL (though no need for anything as extensive as stored procedure or database development) and has been exposed to a BI tool such as Tableau. A strong candidate would also have experience with medical and pharmacy payer claims data.
For more information, contact Jim Auron, Director of Customer Solutions on or 608-442-3883

Post-Doctoral Fellow at Princeton or UCLA
A newly funded post-doctoral fellow s sought for a project on the role of occupational stratification by race/ethnicity and immigrant status and its effects on older adult health in the United States. Successful candidates must have advanced statistical modeling experience (e.g., complex growth curve models, multilevel models, multistate processes) and excellent statistical programming skills (preferably in Stata and R) plus graduate training in a sociology, demography, or another social science.
This position can be held either at the Office of Population Research, Princeton University, or at the California Center for Population Research, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). The successful applicant will collaborate with researchers at both institutions and also have some time for his/her own research. Candidates should apply only to the one of the two universities where they would prefer to be located.
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Posted 2/26/19