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

Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Jun 01, 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 Law & Policy Analysts or Senior Law & Policy Analysts (full-time non-tenure track academic positions with payroll titles of Research Fellow, Research Assistant, or Research Associate). 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 a JD should apply to this posting for CHHS positions.

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. CHHS also produces legal handbooks and bench books to be used by government employees and judges during declarations of emergency.

Qualifications :

Qualifications:
  • JD degree required; will consider applicants within final semester
  • Emergency management or public health experience preferred


Supervisor:

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

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

Skills:
  • Legal Analysis and Research
  • Time Management
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • 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 and rank are 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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