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Job Title Health Educator
Company Summary All opportunities posted are ongoing.

The Research Participation Program for the U.S. Army Public Health Command (USAPHC) provides opportunities to participate in USAPHC on-going applied research projects in the areas of environmental health engineering, entomological sciences, ionizing and nonionizing radiation, occupational and environmental health, industrial hygiene and worksite hazards, environmental sanitation and hygiene, and laboratory services worldwide.


Selected Fellows/Researchers will have the opportunity to perform research on topics of interest to the U.S. Government and to interact with leading scientists performing research and/or advising at the sponsor. The extensive partnering relationships with universities and other government agencies will expose participants to a broad research community. Program participants will have the opportunity to meet government decision-makers and learn directly from them about the role of scientific research in addressing complex, real-world (i.e., operational) needs. Furthermore, fellows have the opportunity to learn how research products transition from the proof-of-concept stage to integrated production systems. Other benefits may include the following:
• Stipend Payments

• Health Insurance

• Inbound Relocation/Dislocation ( approved on a case-by-case basis)

• Training & Travel


Applicants should have recently completed a degree within five years of the desired starting date in or related discipline, or will be able to complete of all requirements for the degree within six months of the starting date. Other applicants will be considered on a case-by-case basis. The program is open to all qualified U.S. citizens without regard to race, sex, religion, color, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, or status as a Vietnam era or disabled veteran.


Applications are accepted and reviewed on an ongoing basis. Selections are made as openings occur throughout the year. A complete application includes: profile, two references, and transcripts for all degrees earned and/or currently attending.


The participants will be selected based on academic records, recommendations, applied research interests and compatibility of background with applied research programs and projects at the host Installation. The initial appointment is typically for one year and may be renewed for up to four additional years based upon recommendation of the host installation and subject to availability of funds. The participant will receive a monthly stipend which is determined based upon level of education, training, and experience. Inbound travel and moving expenses are reimbursed according to established policies and are granted on a case-by-case basis. Travel and other costs will also be reimbursed for training related to the project and approved by ORAU and the host installation. The participant must show proof of health and medical insurance. Health plans are available through the ORAU for Postgraduate Internship participants.
Location Fort Bliss, TX
Country USA
Position Id USAPHC-2769164063
Job Description

This appointment includes but is not limited to:

-Participate as a team member in a dynamic group that delivers primary preventive services to a diverse population.  

-The candidate will particpate in providing six core programs (i.e., health assessment review, physical fitness, healthy nutrition, stress management,  general wellness education, and tobacco education) as part of the standardized Army Wellness Center process. 

-Skills required include ability to conduct evidence based health promotion programs based on behavioral change theories, proficient in public speaking, abiltiy to provide health coaching, and knowledge of basic health sciences to include anatomy/physiology, basic exercise science, health psychology, basic nutrition, exercise programming, and counseling techiques. 

-Must have excellent customer service skills and ability to function well in a fast paced team environment.   


Number of Openings 1
Degree Specialization Public Health, Health Education, Allied Health (i.e. Exercise Science, Health Education, Health Promotion, Psychology Wellness, etc.)