Some of what you’ll do:
- Assist with the collection of epidemiologically important data;
- Analyze the data using appropriate statistical methods;
- Perform library research and data searches;
- Design data collection tools;
- Assist with the presentation of the results of epidemiologic investigations and program evaluation results to community and professional forums;
- Educate program staff on data utilization for planning and evaluation;
- Prepare draft reports based on the analysis of collected data;
- Participate in the design and management of surveillance systems for diseases of public importance.
- Participate in the design and develop study methodologies and analysis requirements.
- Interact with a culturally diverse population of clients, educational institutions, governmental agencies, community-based coalitions, and departmental staff to collect epidemiologic data and communicate findings
What you bring to the table
- Analysis of the data using appropriate statistical methods.
- Performing library research and data searches.
- Designing data collection and management tools such as surveys and databases.
- Ability to design and develop study methodologies and analysis requirements.
- Knowledge of epidemiologic principles, practices and techniques.
- Knowledge of and skill in utilizing statistical, graphical, word processing, database and spreadsheet software, e.g., Stata, SPSS-PC, SAS, Word, Excel, Access, etc. to perform data research and analysis, etc.
- Knowledge of and ability to apply inferential statistics to work performed.
- Knowledge of quality improvement principles
- Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing to a wide range of audiences, both lay and professional.
- Skill in planning and organizing activities to meet established objectives.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse population of clients and peers.
- Ability to collaborate on complex, inter-agency projects.
- Ability to work semi-independently but in a team-oriented work environment.
- Ability to pass a background investigation.
- Possession of a valid driver’s license and an acceptable driver’s abstract is required prior to employment.
Who should apply
A Bachelor’s degree in a health-care related field with coursework in statistics; and 2 years of experience performing statistical work in a Public Health and/or community-based health environment or the equivalent education, training and experience.
- Master’s degree preferred.
- Desire to work on multiple projects concurrently.
- Experience working on social determinants of health and health equity.
- Knowledge of and skill in utilizing mapping applications (ArcGIS).
- Desire to grow professionally and develop higher-level Epidemiological skills.
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