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Posted November 26, 2018
Postdoctoral Research Associate Senior - Community Health - Community Health (18000313)   
Job Type(Full or Part-time):Full Time  Benefits Eligibility :Full Benefits 
Detailed Shift Information. :Days, M-F
Job Summary:

The Postdoctoral Research Associate Senior is responsible for assisting in developing and implementing an applied research project aimed at improving access to postpartum care for underserved women in Central Texas. The project will document the experiences of underserved women when navigating the healthcare system from late pregnancy through 4-6 months postpartum, including the transition between public insurance programs; assess how state programs are understood, utilized, and integrated by providers and by the local healthcare system; and, in partnership with state and local stakeholders, develop recommendations to improve women’s experiences with accessing postpartum care. This position will be involved in all aspects of the research project, with a primary focus on qualitative data collection and analysis. This position is based in Austin, Texas. The position requires up to 20% travel, primarily within the central Texas area, for meetings and data collection.


For more information go here:


Posted November 20, 2018


University of Houston (work on-site at JSC NASA)

Sr Researcher Natural Physical Science - (STA003749)


This position will be within the Exploration Medical Capability (ExMC) Element of the Human Research Program Human (HRP) at NASA’s Johnson Space Center (JSC) in Houston, Texas. This team helps to determine and develop the capabilities needed for the health and performance systems for future human exploration missions. The incumbent will work with the ExMC Element Manager, Element Scientist, Deputy Element Manager, and the Deputy Element Scientist, and with ExMC team members at JSC and across three other NASA Centers: Ames Research Center (ARC) in Mountain View, CA; Glenn Research Center (GRC) in Cleveland, OH; and Langley Research Center (LaRC) in Hampton, VA. The incumbent will provide support to the HRP by providing epidemiologist expertise to inform content for the ExMC deliverable of an evidence library, including tasks to design, populate, and maintain the evidence library containing terrestrial and spaceflight evidence informing spaceflight medical risk assessment. This project will require epidemiological leadership for the assembly, critical appraisal, and synthesis of all relevant literature on a broad range of medical conditions. 





- A doctorate-level degree with 0-5 years of experience or a masters-level degree with at least 5 years of experience.

- The candidate must have training and operational experience in the field of Epidemiology or Biostatistics, Occupational Epidemiology/Occupational Surveillance, or related field. 

- Training and experience in  performing systematic reviews.

- Demonstrated ability to perform quantitative and qualitative analysis of epidemiologic data. 


- Experience in providing data to support probablistic risk assessment (PRA) models or interpretation of PRA reports

- Survey development and analysis

- Experience with studies involving small sample size


Please apply online at:




Posted November 1, 2018


Healthy Futures of Texas (HFTX) Job Description: Health Educator II Competitive Personal Responsibility Education Program (C-PREP) Grant Non-Exempt Position Healthy Futures of Texas is a nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing teen and unplanned pregnancy in San Antonio. We believe that all young people deserve to reach their full potential—and become parents at a time that is right for them and their family. JOB TITLE: Health Educator II REPORTS TO: Program Director for the HFTX C-PREP Grant JOB SUMMARY: This full-time position is responsible for collaborating with and providing training/technical assistance for community college staff and students, and participating community agencies, to achieve the objectives of the HFTX C-PREP Alamo Colleges project.

For more information go to:  Healthy Futures of Texas


Posted October 10, 2018


Texas AHEC East is currently hiring for the position of Executive Director for the Waco regional office in Waco, TX. Texas AHEC East is implementing a new program— AHEC Scholars which at its core is a recruitment tool for health professionals interested in working in rural and underserved areas. The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in business or a related field. Applicants with masters degrees in a health related field are strongly encouraged to apply.


Posted September 28, 2018


Director of Health and Human Services – Dallas County, Texas

Ideally situated in north central Texas, Dallas County has a population of almost 2.5 million and is the ninth most populous county in the United States. Dallas County encompasses thirty diverse, growing cities, with a vibrant, well-educated population. The mission of the Dallas County Department of Health and Human Services is to protect the health of the citizens of Dallas County through disease prevention and intervention and through promotions of a healthy community and environment. This is done through assessment, community input education, disease monitoring, regulation, and health services that help control the spread of disease.

Dallas County seeks an experienced and respected leader in the public health field to serve as its new Director of Health and Human Services. This position directs the operation of all health and human services programs to ensure compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and policies, proper budget preparation and use, and the management of personnel consistent with the needs of the program components. The Director is accountable for the interpretation of and execution of Dallas County and Health and Human Services policies. The ideal candidate will possess exceptional interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Extensive experience dealing with the media is essential.

Minimum Qualifications as a Medical Doctor:

·         MD/DO degree from an accredited school of medicine

·         Ten (10) years of work related experience as a licensed physician in a public or community health environment

·         Seven (7) years of upper level management experience in a health and human services or related environment

·         A current license to practice medicine in the State of Texas as an MD or a DO

Minimum Qualifications without MD/DO degree:

·         Education and experience equivalent to a master’s degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in social or health services, business, or in a job related field of study

·         Fifteen (15) years of professional work related experience, including ten (10) years of upper level management experience in a health and human services or related environment

Strong preference will be given to candidates with a medical degree or doctorate in public health, public administration, or a related field. The incumbent must have a valid Texas driver’s license with a good driving record.

Please apply online at:

For more information on this position contact:


Posted July 3, 2018

Coastal Health & Wellness is seeking a new Clinical Director.  Click HERE for more information.

Salary Rate: $110,000-$120,000 in addition to an excellent and comprehensive benefits package. To apply please visit our website and fill out our online application.

Posted April 6, 2018

Fort Bend County



Posted March 12, 2018


The Epi II will work with the Rhapsody and Nedss team at DSHS with the Emerging & Acute Infectious Disease Branch.  Additional information may be found at:



We are looking for individuals who can demonstrate the ability to perform the following duties:


• Perform deep HL7 analysis on ELRs from hospitals/critical access care facilities in Texas and use informatics concepts needed to translate user requirements into acceptable HL7 standards for public health information systems    consumption

• Collaborate with facilities and laboratories for Electronic Laboratory Reporting (ELR) flow

• Participate in the daily data mapping for healthcare interoperability standard codes

• Provide user support for NEDSS and workflows - including troubleshooting and issue management (logging, sequence / escalation, and resolution)

• Act as a business analyst for implementation of new HL7-ORU-ELR interfaces and requirements for hospitals/registered facilities’ onboarding into the state’s feed

• Assist with various infectious disease program leads to develop various data value sets as required by the CDC

• Participate in the planning, development, training, implementation, evaluation, and maintenance of the public health Information system (National Electronic Disease Surveillance System - NEDSS)

• Serve as a coordinator between epidemiologists, Informatics team and IT professionals to facilitate the adoption of new systems and adherence to all federal, state, local, and company guidelines


Applicants must complete a State of Texas application to apply to a position. Once you have applied, you may also submit a resume to your profile; however, submitting a resume does not submit you to a job.


Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship. Applicants will be required to complete an in­-basket exercise. The full salary range may not be offered due to budget limitations HHS agencies use E-Verify. Applicants must bring I-9 documentation on first day of work.

Posted March 12, 2018

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health

Department of Management, Policy and Community Health

Open Rank Faculty Position in Healthcare Management

The Department of Management, Policy and Community Health Practice at the UT Health Houston School of Public Health, invites applications for a 12-month tenure-track faculty position starting in the 2018-19 academic year. In evaluating applications, the search committee seeks evidence of outstanding research and teaching. Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree (or equivalent). We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, and service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity. Expertise in finance and accounting, operations management and healthcare law are of interest.

The candidate is expected to lead a thematic program of externally funded research. The candidate is also expected to teach masters and doctoral level courses, engage in student recruitment, advising and retention activities, as well as service. The selected candidate will join a team of researchers addressing a broad range of public health problems. The position is located on the Houston campus.  Salary is commensurate with experience.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Competitive salary and startup funds are available.  Academic rank, salary, and tenure will be determined based on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.  Interested candidates should access the following link to complete the Web application:  Please attach a letter describing qualifications and interests, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references.  Please email all questions to:  Gretchen Gemeinhardt, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair,

Posted February 21, 2018

The American Association of Nurse Practitioners is seeking to fill a Research Manager (Non-Clinical) position in Austin, Texas. A brief overview of the job:

You will be helping to develop research programs, manage grants and educate professionals. This role oversees 2 areas and reports to the VP of Research. SAS and/or SPSS experience is desired. ArcGIS experience is a plus. A Master's degree with ~3-5 years of work experience is desired. The position will help to develop national guidelines, inform policy, and compile best practices. Having some leadership and/or organizational experience is helpful.

Please email me directly if interested at

Posted February 21, 2018

The American Association of Nurse Practitioners is seeking to fill a Data Manager position in Austin, Texas. A brief overview of the job:

This role works closely with IT and Project Management departments to ensure improvements to the merging and importing process.  You will be overseeing a small data team, contractors and vendor relationships.  This role reports to the VP of Research.

Responsibilities include:
  • Managing the database, as well as monitoring specific tasks to ensure the quality and integrity of data
  • Oversee sampling of the annual national sample survey
  • Managing vendors for geocoding
  • Establish protocols with research team for data entry on individual projects
  • Manage transcription of qualitative data from focus groups
  • Process public use data file requests
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Bonus if you have SQL experience
  • Good understanding of medical and nursing terminology

Please email me directly if interested at

PostedJanuary 22, 2018

Williamson County and Cities Health District

Disease Control and Prevention Division

Epidemiologist III, CDMT Team Lead Position Available

The position can also be found online

Jobs at DSHS


DSHS is committed to hiring skilled and dedicated employees who will work hard to pursue our vision of a healthy Texas. If you are looking to make a difference and tackle new challenges, we encourage you to start a career with us.

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