Oregon Health Authority Health Impact Assessment (HIA) Program Position
OHA’s HIA Program envisions an Oregon where human health and the distribution of health impacts are actively considered in relevant projects, policies, and plans across sectors. The Program is focused on catalyzing change in three key areas: promoting health impact assessment (HIA) among decision-makers and community partners; institutionalizing HIA practice into existing mechanisms; and expanding support for practitioners. We are seeking an epidemiologist/public health scientist to join our team to provide technical leadership on HIA projects and advance the consideration of health in Oregon.
The position closes on May 20. Click below to view the announcement: Click HERE for more information about this open position
Interdisciplinary: Supervisory Research Nutritionist/Research Chemist/Food Technologist
Department Of Agriculture: Beltsville, MD United States AGENCY: Agricultural Research Service Open Period: 5/313-6/3/13
Who May Apply: United States Citizens and persons eligible under special hiring authorities
Summary: The successful candidate will provide research coordination and administrative leadership to a scientifically diverse staff. NDL conducts research that focuses on the content of bioactive components in foods and dietary supplements. The Laboratory maintains the National Nutrient Databank as well as several specialized databases that are needed for nutrition research and policy decisions related to food and nutrition. The purpose of this position is to initiate, plan, organize, and direct a national program of research in compiling and managing composition data on foods and supplements that are available in the United States. Click on this link for more information.
Apply for LGBT Network Steering Committee Positions!Applications due June 3, 2013
The Network for LGBT Health Equity is now accepting applications to fill four positions on its 13 member Steering Committee! The purpose of the committee is to provide multidisciplinary input and guidance on activities for the Network. Members will participate by sharing information regarding tobacco and other LGBT health disparity opportunities, providing input on National Network efforts, and considering strategic policy enhancements that further LGBT health disparity work at their organizations. Click here for more details about the application process.