Category Archives: Student Opportunities

GRA for Cancer Related Projects

Job Title: Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) for Research

Hours per week: 15-20 hours/week

Position Type: Part Time

Organization: Rollins School of Public Health

Operating Unit: Rollins School of Public Health

Department: Behavioral, Social, and Health Education Sciences


Position Description: This faculty member seeks to hire a Graduate Research Assistant for federally-funded cancer related projects. Primary responsibilities may include:

· Program and monitor online data collection instruments

· Data collection (i.e. REDCap, interviews) and data entry

· Conduct data analyses of participant and clinic implementation data

· Assist with mixed methods data analyses (e.g., creation of data tables, thematic analyses)

· Assist with administrative research tasks (i.e., research related mailings)

· Other tasks may include: attend research meetings and assist in report and manuscript writing.

Background: SurvivorLink is an electronic personal health record controlled by cancer survivors and their families that can help them manage their healthcare across their providers. On SurvivorLink, they can store their survivor healthcare plan and other key health documents, share health records with their provider, and learn about the life-long healthcare needs of cancer survivors. The main project will package, evaluate and disseminate an educational and electronic personal health record for pediatric cancer survivors (SurvivorLink) among 12 pediatric cancer centers.

Minimum Qualifications: Highly motivated, efficient, organized, detail-oriented and interested in or experience working on research projects. Preferred Qualifications: Prior work experience and research preferred. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Experience with Microsoft Office products and databases, especially Excel and REDCap, and online surveys. Experience with SPSS or SAS preferred.

Compensation: $15/hour.

Start Date: as early as December 15, 2021

Application Deadline: December 6, 2021

(Applications will be screened as they arrive; positions may be filled prior to this deadline.)

Contact Information: Send resume and cover letter by email to:

Cam Escoffery, PhD, MPH, CHES, cescoff [at] emory [dot] edu

Associate Professor

Rollins School of Public Health Victoria Krauss, MPH, vkrauss [at] emory [dot] edu

Public Health Program Associate

Rollins School of Public Health

ORISE Position with the CDC Division of Reproductive Health, Emergency Preparedness and Response Team

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Reproductive Health (, Field Support Branch is seeking interested candidates to fill a position on our Emergency Preparedness and Response Team (Reproductive Health in Emergency Preparedness and Response (  This opportunity is open to recent graduates, or anticipated December graduates, with a Doctoral or Master’s level degree who have experience in epidemiology, biostatistics, or maternal and child health. The candidate will be selected through the Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) mechanism. ORAU will verify eligibility and determine stipend commensurate with qualifications and experience.  

Please see the link for more information and to submit an application by January 24, 2022 will be reviewed on a rolling basis. 

Interested applicants should also email Regina Simeone (uzx8 [at] cdc [dot] gov) with a copy of their CV. 

ASTDA Summer Fellowship Program for STI Research

The American Sexually Transmitted Diseases Association has a new summer research fellowship for junior scholars who are interested in STI research.

Applications are due January 12, 2022, 11:59 PM PT

We encourage a broad range of research topics pertaining to STIs, including basic science, clinical investigation, program science, and educational scholarship

Eligible people are students enrolled in college, graduate, or professional school, and recent graduates who have completed a degree within the past three years

People who are chosen for the program will get $5,000, plus travel support to attend a conference to present their work, and their mentors will get $2,000 (mentors must be members of ASTDA at the time of application)

More information is available here:  

See Flyer below.


GRA: Clinical Affairs Team at the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing

JOB DESCRIPTION: The primary goal of this position is to aid and support the staff of the Clinical Affairs Graduate Team at Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing. The student will provide support 8-12 hours per week for staff working with graduate nursing clinical placements starting Spring semester 2022. The candidate should have experience working with diverse groups within university setting, ability to maintain confidentiality of information, professional working demeanor, and proficient phone and email etiquette.


Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Primary Duties:

  1. Engagement interface with outside stakeholders in healthcare
  2. Database management
  3. Staff assistance
  4. Record keeping
  5. Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Dependable
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to prioritize tasks

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Student at one of Emory University’s graduate schools
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills

Working Conditions:

  • Primarily remote, with occasional on site presence for team meetings required
  • Flexible hours – 8-12 hours per week

If interested in applying, please send resume and short personal statement to:

Kathleen Karpicki, MPH

Senior Program Coordinator for Post-Licensure Placement

Emory University Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing Kathleen [dot] marie [dot] Karpicki [at] emory [dot] edu

2022 EGHI Field Scholars Awards Program

EGHI annually funds multidisciplinary teams of Emory University students to conduct global health projects in collaboration with an Emory faculty member and in-country partner organization. Projects will take place summer 2022. Emory undergraduate and graduate students from all nine schools at Emory University are eligible to apply. To learn more about 2022 project ideas, how to connect with a faculty PI/mentor, and application requirements, please visit Applications proposals are due Feb. 21, 2022. 

Intramural Emory Global Health Case Competition

EGHI invites you to apply for the 2022 Intramural Emory Global Health Case Competition

This competition provides multidisciplinary teams of Emory students with an opportunity to address a real-world global health challenge in a competitive and collaborative environment. Student teams work together for a week to analyze a case challenge and develop a comprehensive programmatic solution by incorporating perspectives from multiple disciplines. Emory undergraduate and graduate students from all nine schools at Emory University are encouraged to apply. The case challenge will be released on January 28, and competition day is February 5. The top five teams win cash prizes and the winning team goes on to compete in the March 2022 Emory Morningside Global Health Case Competition. Students can apply in pre-formed teams or as individuals. To learn more and to apply, please visit

ComSciCon, February 24-26, 2022

ComSciCon-Atlanta 2022 is a free online workshop geared towards helping graduate students in STEM build their science communication skills. The Atlanta meeting will be a wonderful opportunity for students interested in science communication to build their skills and grow their networks. ComSciCon-Atlanta 2022 will be held virtually on February 24th-26th and is totally free-of-cost to attend! However, to participate, students must apply by November 22 using the application form below.

Apply here!

Click here for more information on ComSciCon!


RISA E-Board Applications

RISA E-board application is open for the calendar year of 2022! The application is open until next Tuesday, Nov 23, and it will be followed by an interview/meeting by the current e-board member. We look forward to seeing your interests in being in leadership at Rollins! 

Open positions:

  • President/Co-Presidents (1 or 2)
  • Secretary (1)
  • Treasurer/RSGA Rep (1)
  • DEI Officer (1)
  • Communication Chair (1)
  • Events Chair (2)
  • RSGA Representative (1)

Apply here:

Position descriptions: 

GH 510 TA Needed

COURSE NUMBER AND TITLE: GH510: Epidemiological Methods in Complex Humanitarian Emergencies (Spring Break)

QUALIFICATIONS: Previous experience working in a global (preferably humanitarian) setting or previously passed GH 510

DUTIES:  Support updating Canvas, grading quizzes and finals, coordinating breakout groups and demonstrations, other support as needed

HOURS/WEEK: Course is a week long during spring break. Work is full time during the week of the course + 2-4h/week during the 2 weeks before and after the course

FACULTY Name: Eva Leidman and Oleg Bilukha

HOW TO APPLY:  Student should make an appointment for an interview: Email Eva Leidman eleidman [at] cdc [dot] gov or Oleg Bilukha  obb0 [at] cdc [dot] gov

Georgia Tech Spring Course Offering: Public Health Analytics

CP 8853: Special Topics in GIS (3 credits)

Friday 2-4 PM

The course presents students with a comprehensive socioecological framework of metrics and methods used in healthy places research and practice. The course focuses on measuring the three key functional domains of healthy communities— 1) the physical environment, 2) social environment and 3) access to healthcare. A variety of analytical techniques including spatial methods and applied statistics will be used. The methods taught in the course are widely applicable to various industrial and research contexts outside of Public Health as well. Students will learn how to execute the entire life-cycle of a data analytics project including problem formulation, data preparation, exploratory analysis, modeling and visualization.

About the Instructor:
Dr. Arthi Rao, Research Scientist at the Center for Quality Growth & Regional Development, has an interdisciplinary educational and professional background in Urban Planning, Epidemiology and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and is a certified GIS professional (GISP). Dr. Rao’s portfolio includes a focus on social/spatial analytics, equity and access as applied to healthy communities research and practice. She uses methods including spatial clustering, data mining/classification techniques and multilevel modeling in her research. She has integrated these methods to create decision-support tools for academic and industrial applications. Most recently she has served as a PI on multiple GA Smart Communities Challenge grants and is currently the Co-PI for the National African American Child and Family Research Center in partnership with the Morehouse School of Medicine, providing students with opportunities to engage with analytics on the forefront of social equity and healthy communities research.

Contact information:
Email: arthir [at] gatech [dot] edu
Office: 760 Spring Street Suite 213
Phone: (404) 385 5123