There is currently an open position in the research track (see below), but we accept resumes for all tracks, and may contact students when placements become available. To be considered for future positions, send us a resume, and subscribe to our population health scholars mailing list for announcements of new openings.  


Research Scholar

We are seeking candidates for a part-time graduate research assistant position for spring semester 2019, with an option to extend work through summer and fall semesters. The successful candidate will provide data management and analysis support for projects related to access to healthcare by under-insured women.

Major Responsibilities

  • Cleaning and preparing datasets, including health care claims data, and conducting data analyses

  • Supporting the preparation of reports and peer-reviewed manuscripts

Required education: Current enrollment in a public health degree program (e.g., MPH, PhD or DrPH) with a qualitative emphasis. Applicants should have completed at least two biostatistics courses and one epidemiology course.

Required skills/experience/knowledge: One year of experience in public health research or practice; ability to work in Stata and/or SAS.

Preferred Experience: Experience in women’s health. Experience working with health care claims data. Experience working with large datasets, using either SAS or STATA.

To apply: Submit Curriculum Vitae, cover letter, list of three references, and writing sample to pophealth@utsystem.edu