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Job Title: Public Health Education Specialist
Job Number:
Organization: Association for Prevention Teaching and Research
Posted: 11/16/2017
Type: Contract
Classification: Public Health - General
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Atlanta,  DC    USA
Compensation: $26,000 maximum award
Position Description: APTR/CDC is providing funding to support a Public Health Education Specialist to serve as a technical expert on health education issues and design a common curriculum for APIH trainees using instructional design that employs adult learning principles with a variety of instructional media (i.e., brochures, fact sheets, self-study, computer assisted instruction, distance ­based learning). Offerings will be tied to the Public Health Fellowship Competencies, and select elements of the Core Competencies for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice (IPEC) and APTR’s Clinical Prevention and Population Health Framework. The Specialist will be expected to:

Review and assess current training offerings and identify gaps. Develop and employ standard evaluation elements to be incorporated into all APIH fellowship training assessments. Develop curriculum to prepare trainees for community experiential learning rotations. ELIGIBILITY

Faculty employed at U.S. accredited public health and clinical health professions institutions of higher education. U.S. Citizenship (CDC requirement). Visas and work permits do not qualify. APTR Membership is not required to apply. However, at the time of award, an individual membership is required throughout the project period. Hours per week: 10-12. Work location will be remote, but the Specialist will be expected to travel to CDC’s Century Center campus in Atlanta, GA approximately twice monthly. The “Total Program Funding” amount ($26,000 maximum award) includes the time and travel for the Specialist and separate travel funds are not provided.

Qualifications: Expertise in instructional and curriculum design and development. Experience teaching public health or clinical health promotion students. Ability to work in collaboration with leadership. Ability to carry out projects independently. Applicants should submit a sample of related work/projects they developed (may include course descriptions, learning materials, lesson plans).

Organization Description: Founded in 1942, the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research (APTR) is the national membership association for medical and health professions institutions and their faculty advancing prevention and population health education and research. APTR advances population health education, research and service by linking and supporting members from across the academic prevention community. APTR members include academic preventive medicine departments, graduate programs in public health, medical and health professions programs with a population health focus, and faculty teaching population and public health.

Closing Date: 12/29/2017
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Katy Bidwell,  Public Health Education Specialist
Contact Location:

Contact Location:
Contact Phone: 202.463.0550 137
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How to Apply: Online submission form at must be submitted by 11:59 PM PST on December 29, 2017.

Additional Information: urce/resmgr/training_projects/Fellowship/APTR _Faculty_Consultant_RFA_.pdf

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