Policy Analyst / Senior Policy Analyst for the Center for Health and Homeland Security

Maryland, United States
Salary Not Specified
May 29, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time

The Center for Health and Homeland Security (CHHS) at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law is now accepting applications for Policy Analysts or Senior Policy Analysts (full-time non-tenure track academic positions with a payroll title of Research Fellow, Research Assistant, or Research Associate depending on experience). Candidates may report to one of the CHHS main offices in Baltimore, MD or Rockville, MD; or onsite with a local or state emergency management agency or health department in a Maryland jurisdiction including Montgomery or Prince George's County.

Applicants with an advanced degree other than a JD should apply only to this posting.

Essential Duties

CHHS works with state and local emergency management agencies, health departments, departments of transportation, and departments of public works on emergency preparedness and public health preparedness, response, and recovery. We also work with educational institutions, hospitals, and private business on emergency planning, training, and exercise activities. Candidates will be expected to work both independently and within a team to support client needs.

Qualifications :

  • Advanced degree required. Willing to consider applicants within final semester
  • Emergency management or public health experience preferred


Heather Shaivitz, Associate Director, Center for Health and Homeland Security

Megan Timmins, Associate Director, Center for Health and Homeland Security

  • Professional Writing
  • Time Management
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Research/Analysis
  • Project Management
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Emergency Planning
  • Drafting Reports
  • Problem Solving
  • Multi-tasking
  • Presentation/Public Speaking

Dates of Service/Time Commitment

This is a full-time grant-funded salaried position.

Salary: Salary is commensurate with experience, plus full benefits package including paid leave and health insurance.

To Apply: Only online applications at http://www.umaryland.edu/jobs/ . Please include (a) cover letter, (b) resume, and (c) the names and telephone numbers of at least three professional references.

Deadline: Preference to applications received by August 10, 2020

The University of Maryland, Baltimore, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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