November 11, 2015 | Job Opportunities

1.Position: Public Health Program Director

Organization: Bard College
Posting date: November 2, 2015
Location: Annandale-On-Hudson, NY 12504

SUMMARY: Public Health (PH) is an area of curricular specialization in the BPI undergraduate curriculum designed to prepare students for graduate study or careers in the rapidly changing fields Public Health, healthcare, and community health.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Public Health Program Director will assume responsibility for oversight and development of BPI’s new Public Health Fellowship, will coordinate BPI’s PH specialization within BPI’s prison campuses, and oversee post-release opportunities for BPI alumni in academia and the job market. The ideal candidate should have a deep understanding of the Affordable Care Act, with attention to new opportunities in healthcare employment, a working relationship with Public Health university programs in New York City, and experience building and managing innovative programs, including strategic approaches to designing new pathways to jobs in the healthcare sector and a proven track record in networking to build partnerships.

QUALIFICATIONS: MPH or equivalent degree preferred but not required

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION: Building on a 150-year history as a competitive and innovative undergraduate institution, Bard College’s mission has expanded across the country, around the world, and to meet broader student needs. Now, approximately 2,000 undergraduates study in Annandale and more than 200 graduate students study in Bard programs, plus nearly 1,000 students in our early colleges. Total enrollment for Bard College and its global affiliates is approximately 5,000 students. The undergraduate program at our main campus in the Hudson River Valley of upstate New York retains a reputation for scholarly excellence and civic engagement. We are committed to enriching culture, public life, and democratic discourse by training tomorrow’s thought leaders.

How to apply: Please submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a writing sample, and three letters of recommendation through Interfolio.com at: http://apply.interfolio.com/32422 by November 20, 2015. Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from those who will contribute to our diversity.

For Further Information: Please contact Jed Tucker at tucker@bard.edu

 

2.Position: Project manager; Emergency preparedness and employee wellness

Organization: GNYHA/Management Corporation
Location: New York, NY

SUMMARY: This position will report to the Vice President, Regulatory and Professional Affairs. A core function of the Greater New York Hospital Association (GNYHA) is supporting members in preparing for, responding to, and mitigating the impacts of emergency incidents due to emerging infectious diseases, weather-related events, and intentional attacks. GNYHA recently launched the Sit Stat System. The system will collect data from hospitals during emergency incidents that can be used to support members and provide actionable information to government response partners. More recently, GNYHA has begun supporting members in the development and maintenance of programs to improve employee health and wellbeing. The Project Manager will provide support in both areas – Emergency Preparedness and Employee Wellness.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Day-to-day management and maintenance of the GNYHA Sit Stat System. Lead efforts to further develop and improve Sit Stat system surveys, reports and data dashboards. Coordinate scheduled software updates and testing of the Sit Stat System. Develop and maintain Sit Stat System user documentation and guides, and train internal and external users. During incidents, help with all aspects of system support including survey activation, monitoring of incoming data, and dissemination of reports and dashboards. In collaboration with GNYHA Communications staff, catalog, organize and continually update materials for dedicated emergency preparedness and employee wellness webpages within the larger GNYHA website. Contribute to the development of tools and resources that support members working in these domains; development may involve research, production of initial drafts, vetting and modifying products based on expert feedback, pilot testing, finalization and dissemination.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree required, masters preferred. Experience in healthcare and/or hospitals a plus, but not required. Experience with MS SQL or another RDBMS. Experience with content management systems or website management. Experience with Crystal Reports, or other report writing software desired. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong research and project management skills. Advanced skill level using MS Office software programs, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook. Ability to multi-task and to confront new issues on a regular basis. Ability to thrive in a high-stress/high-pressure environment.

How to apply: Please use this link http://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=NYHA&cws=46&rid=523

For Further Information: Please contact Jenna Mandel-Ricci at jmandel-ricci@gnyha.org

 

3.Position: Project Coordinator

Organization: NYCDOHMH, Division of Mental Hygiene, Bureau of Children, Youth and Families
Location: Long Island, NY

SUMMARY: NYC DOHMH is tasked with the development and implementation of a large-scale evaluation of school-based mental health services in NYC public schools. CYF is seeking a Project Coordinator to oversee implementation of an evaluation project to inform future city service planning and policy development to address children’s mental health needs in schools. The evaluation project consists of 2 components: A) Mapping of existing school mental health services city wide to determine current mental health service capacity, needs and gaps in NYC public schools; and B) Analyzing current financing models used by NYC schools to fund school mental health services, and recommending financing practices/models that optimize available funding for mental health services, including Medicaid reimbursement.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Project Coordinator will collaborate with an independent evaluation consultant who will execute the evaluation (e.g., develop the methodology, collect the data and report finding). The independent evaluation consultant will be identified by CYF in partnership with relevant offices at DOE. The Project Coordinator will report directly to CYF’s Senior Project Manager, and will be provided work space at DOHMH’s offices located in Long Island City, Queens. The Project Coordinator should be available to start immediately.

Responsibilities will include:
• Coordinate the development, implementation and completion of a multi-pronged evaluation project that will be executed by a DOHMH contracted evaluation consultant and completed by June 30, 2016.
• Liaise between DOHMH and the selected evaluation consultant in order to provide the consultant assistance when needed, communicate DOHMH and DOE expectations, and ensure that contract deliverables meet DOHMH standards and are submitted according to schedule. Convene internal leadership team from DOHMH and DOE to monitor development and implementation of the evaluation project and resolve issues. Prepare materials for and facilitate meeting
• Compile and synthesize evaluation project information and preliminary data in order to generate complete and accurate project reports. Reports will be used to inform DOHMH and DOE leadership of project status, challenges and findings
• Oversee the implementation of the evaluation project work plan for components A and B to ensure evaluation is completed in a timely manner
• Perform project coordinator duties until evaluation project is completed and final deliverables are submitted by June 30, 2016

QUALIFICATIONS: A Master’s degree in Public Health, Public Administration or Education or other relevant graduate degree from an accredited college or University with at least one year of full-time satisfactory experience in program evaluation and project management of mental health projects or programs is preferred OR A bachelor’s degree with at least 3 years of experience in program evaluation and project management of mental health projects or programs. Additional experience managing contracts is an advantage. Demonstrated aptitude and experience in effectively collaborating with multiple stakeholders, and an understanding of institutional and organizational factors that impact implementation. Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal, analytical, and computer (fluent in Excel, Word and PowerPoint) skills. Demonstrated ability to manage projects with strict deadlines and in short timeframes. Ability to synthesize the program evaluation process and findings clearly, in order to effectively explain achievements, challenges, implications and impact. Highly motivated self-starter with the ability to work autonomously and take initiative, and a track record of meeting performance targets.

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION: The Mental Hygiene division (MHY) at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene is responsible for policy, programs, and provider oversight related to mental health and drug use; and developmental delays and disabilities. The work of the division is informed by the goals of improving clinical and rehabilitative services; integrating mental health; substance abuse, and primary care; promoting healthy childhood development; reducing racial and ethnic and socioeconomic health inequities; and promoting recovery. The Bureau of Children, Youth and Families (CYF) within MHY is responsible for planning, funding and overseeing NYC’s comprehensive network of child and adolescent community mental health services. CYF oversees a portfolio of over 130 programs. The Bureau also implements prevention and mental health promotion strategies, conducts policy analysis and development, epidemiological studies and surveillance, and plans and implements initiatives to meet the mental health needs of children and their families.

How to apply: Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Bureau of Children, Youth and Families at CYFNYCDOHMH@health.nyc.gov. This position will be hired through the Mental Health Association of NYC, Inc. and is time-limited to June 2016 with potential for extension, pending program outcomes and future funding opportunities.

 

4.Position: Data Manager, CATCH Program

Organization: Fund for Public Health in New York
Posting date: October 16, 2015
Location: New York

SUMMARY: The Connecting Adolescents to Comprehensive Healthcare (CATCH) Program is a grant-funded project to increase adolescents’ access to high quality sexual and reproductive health care in NYC high schools. The CATCH Data Manager will be report directly to the Director of Evaluation for the Office of School Health Adolescent Health Unit. The CATCH Data Manager will be responsible for data collection, database management, data cleaning, ensuring overall data quality, and data reporting. The position is grant funded through December 31, 2016.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Working closely with other team members, the Data Manager will oversee all aspects of data collection and data management for the project, including but not limited to the following:
• Coordinate and manage all data collection and data entry for CATCH program
• Work with the Adolescent Health Unit Data Manager to master the current web-based data collection system, the Online School Clinic Data Repository (OSCR) and collaborate with OSH IT on the development of a new data management system(s) for the CATCH program
• Manage and coordinate ongoing development and improvement of all project databases using Access and SAS
• Develop and implement systematic data quality reviews
• Data cleaning and merging to prepare analytic datasets for analyses and reporting
• Perform basic to advanced descriptive and inferential statistical procedures, depending on analytic and reporting needs
• Respond to requests for data from the Adolescent Health Unit, Bureau, Division and Agency leadership
• Produce a variety of data reports on the CATCH program

QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate degree in public health or related field
• Minimum of 2-3 years of responsible related full time experience
• Experience managing large complex and/or longitudinal data sets
• Ability to communicate technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences
• Experience developing web-based data collection and management systems
• Experience coordinating data collection and data entry
• Experience merging, cleaning and managing large databases
• Advanced knowledge of and proficiency in SAS, Excel and Access
• Experience analyzing data using descriptive and inferential statistics
• Excellent analytical, writing and oral communication skills with strong presentation skills
• Knowledge of family planning and reproductive health desired
• Ability to work cooperatively with program staff and IT
• Creative and well organized, with good follow through to complete assignments

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION: The Fund for Public Health in New York, Inc. (FPHNY) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that is dedicated to the advancement of the health and well-being of all New Yorkers. To this end, FPHNY implements programs to address pressing Public Health needs, fosters private sector support to enhance health and health care, and helps educate the public regarding the protection of individual, family and community health. The Office of School Health (OSH) is a joint Program of the Department of Education and the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene responsible for promoting the health of the 1.3 million school children enrolled in approximately 1,800 public and non-public schools in the New York City. The OSH Adolescent Health Program manages, among other programs, in-school reproductive health programs at the high school level. These programs include the 1) School–Based Health Clinics, which offer comprehensive primary care services that encompass mental and reproductive health, including the onsite distribution of hormonal and long-acting reversible contraceptives as critical components of adolescent health care services; 2) Connecting Adolescents to Comprehensive Healthcare (CATCH) Program, which offers in-school pregnancy tests, emergency and hormonal contraception, and referrals for reproductive health care by OSH staff in school medical rooms; 3) and the Chancellor’s Initiative, which is a $30 million dollar project to develop and build 20 SBHCs over the course of three years. The OSH is the recipient of several grants to develop, implement, and evaluate adolescent pregnancy prevention initiatives in NYC DOE schools. These grant-funded initiatives include offering expanded direct reproductive health services in select high school sites using nurse practitioners; enhancing services in existing CATCH sites; providing technical assistance and training to over 60 high school SBHCs to improve services as well as revenue/reimbursement streams; and improving services in low performing SBHC sites.

How to apply: Please send an e-mail with resume and cover letter, indicating salary requirements, to publichealthjobs@fphny.org and include “CATCH Data Manager” and your name in the subject line. The Fund for Public Health in New York, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages a diverse pool of candidates to apply.

 

5.Position: Data Analyst

Organization: Integrity Management Services, LLC
Posting date: November 9, 2015
Location: Camp Hill, PA USA

SUMMARY: Integrity Management Services, LLC (IntegrityM), a leading health care consulting firm in the Washington D.C. area is seeking a Data Analyst to conduct various health care data analysis projects to help detect patterns of potential fraud and abuse within the health care industry. For candidates with management experience, please inquire about the Data Manager position.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Analyst will have extensive experience in data analysis, algorithm and statistical model development in SAS, provide support for Medicaid fraud investigations or hearings, perform quality assurance and participate in ad hoc studies as requested. Additionally the Analyst will have strong analytical skills and able to use statistical software including SAS, SQL, Business Objects, MS Excel, and MS Access. Specifically, the analyst should possess SAS programming knowledge and intermediate level experience with SAS macros, PROC REPORT, SAS/GRAPH procedures, SAS ODS, PROC UNIVERIATE, PROC TTEST, PROC MEANS, and PROC FREQ, SAS/GIS. The Analyst will work independently as well as collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team consisting of data analysts, statisticians, DBAs, IT operations staff, regulatory analysts, and various senior subject matter experts. The analyst should be able to effectively communicate with clients.

QUALIFICATIONS: Qualified candidates will possess the following:
•Strong Data Analysis skills (would be doing “working leads” and performing “proactive fraud detection studies”)
• Strong SAS, or SAS EBI (Enterprise Business Intelligence), or SAP BO (Business Objects)
• Prefer experience working with (any) State Medicaid claims data. • Bachelors, Graduate, or doctoral degree (e.g. Statistics, Mathematics, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Economics etc.) with extensive quantitative methods/statistical coursework is preferred.
• Additional certifications such as SAS Certified, Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) or Accredited Health Care Fraud Investigator (AHFI) a plus.
• Understanding of claims and health care terminology and codes (i.e. CPT, ICD, HCPCS, and DRG) a plus.
• Experience with advanced data analysis techniques (e.g. predictive modeling, statistically valid sampling and estimation methods, construction of confidence intervals) and quality assurance required.
• Experience utilizing SAS, SQL, and/or similar programs on large datasets required.
• Exceptional analytical & problem-solving skills and the ability to integrate information from multiple sources required.
• Strong written and oral communication skills required.
• Demonstrated performance in meeting time-sensitive deadlines with minimal supervision required.
• Experience in project management and demonstrated ability to lead a team are a plus.
Enthusiastic individuals who can work effectively in a dynamic environment both in a team as well as independently is a must!

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION: Integrity Management Services, LLC (IntegrityM) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Strategic Management Systems, Inc., specializing in assisting government healthcare organizations prevent and detect fraud and abuse in their programs. With a highly professional staff of data analysts, statisticians, medical professionals, auditors, investigators, evaluators, and regulatory analysts, IntegrityM focuses on helping ensure the integrity of healthcare program regulations and policy. Services offered by IntegrityM include: • Data aggregation and claims analysis • Regulatory Analysis • Audits • Investigations • Evaluations • Program compliance, oversight, and review

How to apply: Please send resumes to: wmohr@integritym.com with the following details:
• We are seeking a Data Analyst for the Camp Hill, PA office. Are you okay with this commute/Are you willing to relocate?
• Are you legally authorized to work in the United States?
• When would you be available to start with us?
• What are your salary range requirements?

For Further Information: Please contact Whitney Mohr at wmohr@integritym.com

 

6.Position: Epidemiologist (07140)

Organization: Department of Public Health and Human Services
Posting date: November 9, 2011
Location: Helena, MT, USA

SUMMARY: Materials Required of Applicants: (to be considered in this pool, please submit the following) Cover letter, Resume. Supplemental Question(s): If applicable to your experience, please tell us about any experience you have working with local health jurisdictions regarding surveillance, investigations or disease control activities. Provide an example. Please tell us about any experience you have working with electronic disease reporting systems at any level including names of the systems and how they relate to the National Electronic Disease Surveillance System. Note any experience with HL7, messaging, use of SAS, or other analytic languages or programs you might have used. (Please type responses in a Word document and attach to application. HELPFUL HINT: when attaching you must check the “relevant document” box to ensure your attachments are uploading correctly to the specific application. PLEASE do not attach more than requested. If you have more than 25 attachments in the system you will need to email these to: hhshumanresources@mt.gov failure to do so will conclude in an incomplete application.) The Epidemiologist studies the occurrence of disease and other health-related conditions or events in defined populations in order to implement prevention and control measures.

RESPONSIBILITIES: This position works closely with the Surveillance Systems Epidemiologist to support Vaccine Preventable Disease epidemiology and surveillance as well as electronic disease reporting. Responsibilities include: 1) Conducting statewide disease surveillance and investigation working closely with local health jurisdictions; 2) Working with the Surveillance Systems Epidemiologist to support electronic laboratory reporting and public health case reporting by implementing enhancements to the National Electronic Disease Surveillance System (NEDSS) Base System to improve data collection for surveillance, investigation and control measures; 3) Developing and conducting various trainings related to epidemiological and program evaluation issues; and 4) Designing and conducting program evaluations. Develop, Implement, and Oversee Disease Surveillance Systems and Conducts Program Evaluation. Analyze surveillance data such as health indicators, risk factor and disease surveillance information. Analyzes programmatic and service-related data such as Diabetes-related data. Design, coordinate, and manage special surveillance and/or evaluation procedures where is no other existing data available. Evaluate quality and efficiency of surveillance systems. Make recommendations for enhancements. Monitors trends and risk factors, strengths and weakness, and so forth. Supports epidemiology program compliance with reporting and evaluations. Develops protocols to respond to investigation of emergent health situations. Performs complex statistical and epidemiologic analyses. Maintains periodic reporting to various stakeholders. Designs and conducts program evaluation activities. Writes technical reports, and grants. Consultation and Education. Develops and conducts various trainings related to epidemiological and program evaluation-related issues. Provides consultation and assistance to educate state and local health stakeholders in the development of surveillance systems. Provides technical assistance on issues regarding surveillance, interventions, epidemiologic, program evaluation, statistical analysis, and data interpretation. Conducts disease prevention and health promotion programs and public policy presentations.
Other Duties Physical and Environmental Demands: This position works in a typical office environment with keyboarding responsibilities. Occasional travel maybe required. Required for the first day of work: Skill in programming in Statistical Analysis System (SAS) or Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS). Ability to manipulate and analyze large, complex data sets. Skill in descriptive and inferential statistical analysis. Ability to identify relationships and trends in data as well as factors that could affect the results of research. Ability to identify problems, researching to develop and implement solutions. Ability to combine pieces of information to form conclusions. Skill in public speaking. Excellent written and oral communication skills for a variety of audiences. Skill in writing technical reports or grants.

QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s degree in Epidemiology, Statistics, or a closely related degree. Three years of job related experience in epidemiology. Experience in Diabetes/chronic disease epidemiology preferred. Other combinations of directly related education and experience may be considered on a case-by-case basis.

How to apply: Please visit this link and apply: https://mtstatejobs.taleo.net/careersection/2 00/jobdetail.ftl?job=15142621

For Further Information: Please contact Tiffany Thorton at tthornton@mt.gov

 

7.Position: Associate Research Analyst

Organization: Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (www.cste.org)
Posting date: November 9, 2015
Location: Atlanta, GA
SUMMARY: Position Description: Under the supervision of the Epidemiology Program Director the Associate Research Analyst is a policy-oriented but technically grounded position. The Research Analyst will be a focal point for assessment, research, and program activities for surveillance and policy development that have an impact on state and local health departments. Applicants should have a strong background and demonstrated knowledge in substance abuse and mental health epidemiology. This position includes participation, project management, and CSTE National Office leadership in the Cross Cutting Steering Committee. The CSTE Substance Abuse Subcommittee was developed to concentrate CSTE’s efforts to comprehensively address state and local public health needs and interest in the epidemiology and surveillance of alcohol and drug abuse

RESPONSIBILITIES: Undertakes assessments as well as activities to support and inform state health departments and CSTE public health partners on disease surveillance and control measures issues. • Works with CSTE members, state health officials and public health agencies and organizations to translate research information into public health practice. • Coordinates activities with organization’s members and CDC technical staff. • Manages responsibilities for projects that are funded from outside agencies including CDC, RWJF, and SAMHSA. • Advises the CSTE Executive Board, Executive Director, and the Epidemiology Program Director on issues of critical national, regional, or international significance. • Advises the Executive Director, Epidemiology Program Director on resources needed to accomplish the goals and objectives, and public policy initiatives in other areas, and investigates mechanisms to secure those resources, in collaboration with the appointed volunteer members. • Manages activities of cooperative agreements (or portions thereof) which support the position, coordinating sponsor expectations with member needs as appropriate, consulting with other CSTE staff as required to coordinate activities and networking with other Council activities. • Continually develops and strengthens the Council’s technical, policy, and regulatory partnerships in order to expand and enhance the role of epidemiology in addressing public health issues and training for epidemiologists. • Extensive and on-going networking efforts are an essential and primary component of this position, in order to identify and solidify potential partnerships. • Provides the Communications Coordinator and CSTE members with information about national issues through such communication vehicles as CSTE determines are appropriate, such as monthly newsletters and electronic mailings, in addition to targeted information sharing with particular members concerning activities for that state. • Develops and plans, in conjunction relevant CSTE Subcommittees, such conferences as are considered appropriate to promote enhanced interaction between the public health and topical issue communities, focusing on issues which impact epidemiologists. • Supports members’ efforts to establish national standards for surveillance and epidemiology. • Promotes CSTE membership and engages new and current members in projects and activities. • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: Qualifications and Employment Standards: • Graduate degree in public health • A degree AND experience/demonstrated knowledge in public health surveillance, public health indicators, substance abuse, mental health, or behavioral epidemiology is required • Knowledge and understanding of SAS and Excel • Knowledge and understanding of federal and state government public health policy development and an understanding of state health department public health functions • Ability and willingness to travel (approximate travel is up to 4-6 trips per year) • Skills with developing and presenting epidemiologic data; written and verbal presentation of epidemiologic information; word processing; consensus building and meeting facilitation experience • Demonstrated capability to work on concurrent projects with overlapping and competing deadlines and to manage time effectively • Ability to accommodate urgent tasks in addition to normal workflow • Ability to sustain a wide variety of networking contacts in order to effectively identify and track public health activities which may impact public health epidemiology • US Citizen

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION: For more than six decades, the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have worked together in partnership to improve the public’s health by supporting the efforts of epidemiologists working at the state and local level by promoting the effective use of epidemiologic data to guide public health practice and improve health. CSTE and its members represent two of the four basic components of public health – epidemiology and surveillance. CSTE, as a member-based organization, represents the interests of applied public health epidemiologists working in state, local, tribal, and territorial settings to improve the public’s health through effective epidemiology and surveillance. More information can be found at www.cste.org.

How to apply: Send CV/resume AND cover letter to hr@cste.org by the November 29, 2015 deadline. Please include CSTE Research Analyst in the subject line. The cover letter must address interest in the activities described above and should highlight any relevant skills, coursework and expertise you have. All communication should be sent to hr@cste.org. Communication sent to other email addresses may not be reviewed.

For Further Information: Please contact hr@cste.org

 

8.Position: Health Program Aide

Organization: Health Research, Inc.
Posting date: November 9, 2015
Location: Menands, NY, USA

SUMMARY: The incumbent will provide administrative support for the Bureau of Chronic Disease Control staff and programs.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsibilities include: creating, revising and formatting documents, reports, correspondence and forms using word processing and specialized software packages; scheduling meetings, arranging conference calls with multiple phone lines, webinars, etc.; assisting with preparation of meeting agendas and taking meeting minutes; coordinating and managing Bureau leadership calendars and program schedule/activities; acting as liaison between vendors, staff and accounts offices to rectify payments; organizing and maintaining paper and electronic storage files; conceptualizing and developing administrative procedures and systems to improve the operation of the Bureau; providing support for recruitments and personnel actions; and providing support for the Bureau’s advisory council/s. Other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: Associate’s degree and one year of administrative or secretarial experience; OR a high school diploma or equivalent and three years of progressively responsible administrative or secretarial experience. Preferred Qualifications: Advanced working knowledge of the MS Office Suite with an emphasis on MS Excel. Familiarity with Adobe Acrobat. Good writing and oral communication skills. Demonstrated interpersonal skills; including proven ability to respond to customer needs and requests in a timely and appropriate manner. Excellent project management and organizational skills.

How to apply: Please visit HRI’s web site at (preferred method): www.healthresearch.org/jobs or mail resume to: Health Research, Inc., 150 Broadway – Suite 560, Menands, NY 12204- 2719. Please include reference code 2015- 3157 on envelope.

For Further Information: Please contact sarah.zalewski@healthresearch.org

 

9.Position: Consultant

Organization: United Way of Metropolitan Nashville
Posting date: November 9, 2015
Location: Nashville, TN

SUMMARY: United Way of Metropolitan Nashville is seeking a consultant to perform the 2017- 2021 Tennessee Statewide Integrated HIV Prevention and Care Jurisdictional Plan, including the Statewide Coordinated Statement of Need.

How to apply: Interested consultants please submit one PDF copy of the requested information listed below:

A letter of interest in developing the Jurisdictional Plan and your qualifications for doing this work. The letter should include:
o Experience in conducting HIV needs assessment activities and/or statewide HIV plan development. Include specific examples of advice and services provided to other entities and a statement of how work will be organized, managed, and implemented.
o Resumes/vitas of staff and the key technical personnel to work on this project. Discuss the experience of each person and relate that experience to the proposed work. Include what portion would be assigned to each person on the project team.
• Timeline and Work Plan
o Describe in both narrative and graphic form how to propose to manage this project.
o Provide and explain how technical and computer capabilities would be utilized in performing services, including specific discussion and hardware and software capabilities.
o Describe how much time will be committed to this project and a schedule for projected completion.

Cost of Integrated HIV Prevention and Care Jurisdictional Plan

Consultants shall quote their pricing for all fees, charges, etc. for the contract term. Clearly define all fees (all-inclusive hourly rate), charge, etc. that may be incurred. Provide information relative to your billing procedures. Proposals should explicitly set out the schedule of fees for additional and unforeseen drafts, public meetings or presentation should they become necessary, preferably on a not-to-exceed amount basis. Lodging and transportation policy will be provided to consultants during the negotiation phase.

Bid Submittal
Interested consultants should submit one PDF bid to Niki Easley, MPA (niki.easley@uwmn.org) Or Mia L. Sharp, Ed.D (mia.sharp@uwmn.org) no later than Friday, November 20, 2015 by 4pm CST. Please title your bid: TNSCSN17-21(insert your name or company here), please submit one PDF copy. To ensure your bid was delivered, please send a separate e-mail to either Niki or Mia to guarantee your bid was received. PLEASE EMAIL MIA.SHARP@UWMN.ORG FOR A COMPLETE BID DETAILS.

For Further Information: Please contact Mia Sharp at mia.sharp@uwmn.org

 

10.Position: Assistant/Associate Professor of Epidemiology

Organization: University of Tennessee Department of Public Health
Posting date: November 9, 2015
Location: Knoxville, TN USA

SUMMARY: The Department of Public Health at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville is seeking applicants for the position of Assistant/Associate Professor with expertise in epidemiology. This is a full-time, tenure-track, academic-year (9-month) position with appointment beginning August 2016. Minority applicants are encouraged to apply.

RESPONSIBILITIES: This position allows substantial time for carrying out an independent research agenda with full (9 month) salary coverage and funded graduate student support. Primary responsibilities include maintaining a successful record of scholarly activity, including research, publication and grant awards; teaching at the undergraduate, Master’s and doctoral level; and professional leadership, academic advising, and service within the university and region. SALARY: Competitive and commensurate with candidate’s experience and credentials.

QUALIFICATIONS: Earned doctorate with a focus in epidemiology or closely related field; an established research agenda; published research in refereed journals; and ability to teach. Desired: A Master’s degree in Public Health; expertise in health policy, health economics, or health management; external research funding; and experience advising and teaching public health Master’s degree and doctoral students. The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION: The Department of Public health offers an MPH degree with three concentrations (community health education, health policy and management, and veterinary public health), a DrPH in Community Health Education, and an undergraduate minor in public health. The Department attracts a national and international student body and provides extensive support for both student and faculty interests. The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is the state’s flagship research institution, a campus of choice for outstanding undergraduates, and a premier graduate institution. As a land-grant university, it is committed to excellence in scholarship, learning, and service, and aims to enrich and elevate society. The University welcomes people of all races, genders, creeds, cultures, and sexual orientations, and values intellectual curiosity, pursuit of knowledge, and academic freedom and integrity. The City of Knoxville is situated in a valley between the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Cumberland Plateau, areas of great beauty and among the most biodiverse in the U.S. Knoxville is a metro area of 650,000, offering many amenities of urban life.

How to apply: Review of applications will begin on January 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit application as a single pdf document. The application should include a letter of application addressing the required and desired qualifications stated in the position announcement; a curriculum vitae; and the names and contact information of three references. Send application to Wendy Smith at wsmith12@utk.edu. Inquiries regarding the position should be sent to Clea McNeely, DrPH at cmcneely@utk.edu, 1914 Andy Holt Avenue (HPR 390), Knoxville, TN 37996, (865) 974-5041

For Further Information: Please contact wsmith12@utk.edu