Job Opportunities- January 31, 2014

The Center for Prevention and Health Promotion, Adolescent and School Health Program
is currently recruiting for a Youth Sexual Health Program Coordinator (PA2).  This position serves as a team lead and works with partners statewide to support the goals and objectives of the Oregon Youth Sexual Health Plan.  This is a great opportunity for an individual committed to working for youth so that they can make the best decisions around sexuality and relationships.
The announcement is available here: or you can go to, select “Look for Jobs” and enter OHA14-0123 in the “Enter Keywords” search box at the bottom of the screen. This job opportunity closes on February 11, 2014.

University of California, San Francisco Assistant or Associate Professor Positions
UCSF has 3 positions available at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.  The successful candidate will be expected to play an active role in activities related to the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Basic qualifications:  Candidate must hold a Doctorate degree (MD, PhD, DDS, DNSc, DrPH, or equivalent degree).  Applicants with medical degree must be board eligible or certified in their respective specialty. (Board certification is required at the Associate Professor level.)

UCSF is seeking a faculty member to join our Global Health Sciences program with expertise in global tobacco control.  We are especially interested in a person with strong interests and experience related to tobacco prevention and policy development, particularly in the implementation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, interaction of tobacco control and trade, human rights and global governance issues. Global health experience in Latin America, Asia, and/or Africa is desirable.  Research with an impact on the prevention, detection, or treatment of cancer is desirable.  Disciplinary expertise could include epidemiology, public health, public policy, political science, sociology, economics, or law, but applications from other disciplines are welcome.

UCSF is seeking an outstanding scientist committed to tobacco research, clinical practice, and education for a new faculty position. Specific areas of interest include experience with populations disproportionately affected by tobacco use (including youth and young adults, people residing in rural communities, people with mental health or substance abuse issues, and people in the criminal justice system, and LGBT individuals) with a particular emphasis on relevant policy issues affecting tobacco use, (such as implementation of smokefree policies, innovations in smoking cessation, relevant anti-tobacco messages), and the impact of novel tobacco product promotion and use on risk perceptions, tobacco use behavior, and its health effects among these individuals.  Research with an impact on the prevention, detection, or treatment of cancer is desirable.

UCSF is seeking a faculty member to build a research, education, and service program in biological and clinical research related to nicotine pharmacology, tobacco addiction and its treatment and tobacco-related diseases (including disease related to secondhand and thirdhand smoke exposure).  Specific expertise desirable in clinical pharmacology, pharmacogenetics and tobacco exposure biomarkers.  Candidates with an interest in genetics  or environmental and public health are also encouraged to apply.  The successful candidate  will interface closely with the analytical chemistry laboratory that measures nicotine and metabolites and other biomarkers of tobacco exposure.  Research with an impact on the prevention, detection, or treatment of cancer is desirable.

UCSF seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.  UCSF is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Please apply online with your CV, cover letter, statement of research interests, and at least three references at

Program Coordinator, Office of Equity and Human Rights
Closing Date/Time: Mon. 02/03/14 4:30 PM Pacific Time
Job Type: Full Time Click HERE to apply
Location: 421 SW 6th Avenue, Room 500, Portland, OR 97204, Oregon
The Program Coordinator for the Office of Equity and Human Rights (OEHR) will provide staff support to the Human Rights Commission (HRC), City wide Equity Committee (CEC), and the Bureau Advisory Committee (BAC).

Public Involvement Best Practices Program Specialist (Program Specialist)(revised closing date)
Click HERE to apply Closing Date/Time: Mon. 02/10/14 4:30 PM Pacific Time
Location: City Hall, 1221 SW 4th Ave, Oregon

The PHD Performance Management Program is seeking a Workforce Development Coordinator (Operations and Policy Analyst 3).  The limited duration position will support a new Public Health Workforce Development Work Group, the scaling up of the Performance Feedback Model within the PHD, development of PHD new employee orientation, and other workforce development related efforts.  The recruitment is is open competitive and all applications must be submitted online by February 5, 2014.
For additional information and to apply, please click here or go to, select “Look for Jobs” and enter OHA14-0126.


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