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Employer: Association of Public Health Laboratories

Expires: 08/01/2021

Hiring multiple, temporary positions. Positions are available at the bachelor’s, master’s and postdoctoral level. Multiple locations.COVID-19 Laboratory Associates use and expand their skill set while assisting public health laboratories with the COVID-19 pandemic response. Positions are temporary (6-8 months), full-time appointments and will allow you to gain valuable experience while networking with scientists on the front lines of public health.Associates work in local and state public health laboratories through­out the US and its territories and work on critical projects related to COVID-19 response. Appropriate on the job training is provided as needed. Associates fill critical roles at all levels of the laboratory response, including:Entering data on COVID-19 samples into laboratory information systems;Analyzing laboratory data to assure testing quality, analyze trends and inform laboratory best practices;Building informatics solutions to enable laboratory information sys­tems to store and report COVID-19 test results.Benefits:Stipend ($55,000-60,000/year bachelor’s level; $60,000-67,000/year master’s level; $67,000/year doctoral-level)$500/month allowance for required medical insurance;Relocation assistance;Professional development allowance;Student membership to APHL;Access to distance-based learning activities to achieve proficiency in select public health laboratory core competencies.Education/Experience:Varies depending on needs of host laboratories. Minimum bachelor’s degree. Some appointments may require advanced degree(s) and specific experience.Application Requirements: Narrative statement;Resume or CV;Three (3) references for letters of recommendation;Transcripts from all degree-granting institutions;Proof of US citizenship or permanent residency.Eligibility and Requirements:Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents.Applicants must have completed degree requirements prior to starting the program.Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and must be submitted online. Work Location: US state, local, and territorial public health laboratories For online application and more information see: