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Eat Smart, Move More South Carolina Advocacy Champions Workshop, Columbia, SC, USA; Event on March 9, 2012.

About: Please plan to join us for an Advocacy Champions Workshop. As Eat Smart, Move More SC continues to grow, we feel it is critical to our mission to continue to expand our grassroots efforts, and we need you to help us make that happen. We want to train at least one representative from each local chapter or coalition as an advocacy facilitator. After the training, this person will go back to their community equipped with the materials to facilitate an advocacy training to the members of their local coalition.

Mar
14
Deadline

Associate Professor for Health Economics and Associate Professor for Health and Social Behavior at the Dept. of Health Sciences and Health Policy, University of Lucerne Switzerland, Lucerne, Switzerland. Deadline to apply: March 14, 2012.

Quick summary: The Department of Health Sciences and Health Policy, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of the University of Lucerne, Switzerland is inviting applications for two tenure track positions with an initial appointment of 7 years. Two positions: Associate Professor for Health Economics, Associate Professor for Health & Social Behavior.

[Expired] Graduate Interns
February 20, 2012
Feb
15
Deadline

Graduate Interns at Prevention Institute in Oakland, CA, USA; deadline February 15, 2012 but may be accepted on a case-by-case basis after the due date.

Prevention Institute is looking for Graduate Interns who are committed to improving health and safety and reducing inequities through a focus on prevention. The Institute's approach is interdisciplinary in nature, addressing health and social issues such as violence prevention, injury prevention, traffic safety, health reform implementation and healthy food and physical activity promotion.

Feb
29
Deadline

World Food Programme (WFP) Vacancies for Nutrition Advisors, worldwide placement.

Text shared and retrieved from United Nations System Standing Committee on Nutrition

Feb
27
Deadline

Researcher in Aid & Development Finance (6-month maternity cover) at Oxfam International, Brussels, Belgium. Deadline: February 27, 2012

Apply here; job description can be printed/viewed here.

Apr
09
Deadline

Public Health Fellowship at The American Public Health Association (APHA) announces a call for applications for the 2013 APHA Public Health Fellowship in Government. Deadline to apply: April 9, 2012.

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.

Post-Doc Research Fellowship Position Childhood/Adolescent Obesity Research at the Survey Research Center, University of Michigan's Institute for Social Research.

About: The Survey Research Center at the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research is seeking a post doctoral research fellow to work on a national study of environmental influences on behaviors associated with overweight among youth. Work would focus on the ongoing national study Youth, Education, and Society (YES), which is in its 14th year of continued funding, and is part of the Bridging the Gap research program sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The social environments under study are American secondary schools.

Public Health Policy Campaign Manager at Rescue Social Change Group in their northern Virginia office. Open until filled.

About: Rescue Social Change Group (Rescue SCG) is seeking an experienced public health policy change professional to lead Rescue SCG’s policy change efforts in tobacco control and obesity prevention in Virginia. The Public Health Policy Campaign Manager (PHPCM) will work exclusively on campaigns associated with a youth movement called Y St. (read Y Street). Y St. is fully managed by Rescue SCG and is based on Rescue SCG’s proprietary Outcome-Oriented Youth Engagement Model (OOYE). The Y St. program recruits, trains, and supports high school youth as they participate in policy change activities such as collecting petitions, testimonials and letters of support. A team is currently in place to lead and support these youth, generating thousands of signatures, letters, and other policy change support items. The PHPCM would be responsible for the development, launch, and management of the youth-generated public support to further policy change initiatives and, at times, succeed in changing health policy at the local, state, or national level. The PHPCM would be expected to serve as a strategic leader (developing campaign strategy, etc) as well as a community change agent (working directly with stakeholders and partners to progress change).

Public Health Policy Campaign Manager at Rescue SCG, Albuquerque, NM, USA. Open until filled.

About: Rescue Social Change Group (Rescue SCG) is seeking a manager experienced in public health policy change to lead Rescue SCG’s tobacco policy change efforts in New Mexico. The Public Health Policy Campaign Manager (PHPCM) will work on two different campaigns. The first campaign would focus on empowering youth to assist with local and statewide policy change on issues such as 24/7 tobacco-free schools. The second campaign would primarily work with young adults (18-26) to focus on smokefree bar and restaurant outdoor patios. In both roles, the PHPCM would be a supervisor to other staff and contractors working on the campaign. The PHPCM would be expected to serve as a strategic leader (developing campaign strategy, etc) as well as a community change agent (working directly with stakeholders and partners to progress change).

Mar
12
Deadline

Senior Associate, Press and Media Relations at the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) Geneva, Switzerland. Deadline to apply: March 12, 2012.

Job description; see GAIN's page for additional vacancies


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