Public Health Program Associate - Emory COVID Response Collaborative Fellowship (Lagrange & Savannah

Emory University
Atlanta, GA
Sep 12, 2021
Sep 15, 2021
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The Rollins COVID-19 Epidemiology Fellows Program is designed for recent Master of Public Health (MPH) graduates in epidemiology or a related concentration who are interested in the epidemiologic response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects in Georgia.Coordinated through the Emory COVID-19 Response Collaborative at the Emory Rollins School of Public Health and offered in collaboration with the Georgia Department of Public Health, this two-year service and training fellowship aims to bolster Georgia's epidemiologic capacity.

  • 2 Fellows will be assigned to serve as an epidemiologist with either the Georgia Health District 4 in Lagrange, GA or Coastal Health District, Savannah, GA. While fellows' primary day-to-day responsibilities will be assigned by site supervisors at their placement site, fellows will be given additional support and training by fellowship program staff in topics such as managerial techniques, epidemiologic skills and career development.
  • Fellows can expect about 90% of their effort to be devoted to hands-on applied epidemiology as assigned by their site supervisors and about 10% effort devoted to engaging in activities provided by the fellowship program through continuing education training, management training, seminar/speaker series, and e-learning.
  • The long-term goal of the fellowship program is to cultivate talented epidemiologists well-equipped to address the current COVID-19 crisis and eager to apply their knowledge, creativity and passion to a career in epidemiology that extends beyond COVID-19.
  • The Fellow will be an employee of Emory University's Rollins School of Public Health for the duration of the fellowship, but will spend their time working as a level 1 epidemiologist within the District 4 Health Department in Lagrange, GA or Coastal Health District in Savannah, GA. Both positions require in-person attendance.

  • A master's degree in public health, a master's of science degree in public health or health education from a Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)-accredited school or program of public health.

  • Master's of Public Health graduates of CEPH-accredited schools or programs of public health in Georgia and the Southeast are encouraged to apply.
  • MPH with a concentration in Epidemiology
  • Closely supervised work experience demonstrating competence in conducting public health surveillance, analyzing surveillance data, reporting analytic results, and conducting outbreak investigations.

  • Please upload the cover letter in the Supporting Documents section of the application and specify which location you are applying for.
  • The job may require local travel within the assigned district

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home temporarily during the COVID-19 pandemic, with intent to return to an Emory University location in the future. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employees.

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