University of Nebraska Medical Center

Regional Epidemiologist

Position Summary & Responsibilities

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment is looking for 5 regional epidemiologists to serve as an epidemiological resource for local health departments in one of six regions in Kansas. The ideal candidates should have epidemiology or communicable disease experience. These regional epidemiologists must possess strong communication and organizational skills as well as the ability to develop strong collaborations with community partners. These epidemiologists will initiate, plan, and direct epidemiological studies, surveillance projects, and outbreak investigations. These positions will also prepare oral and written presentations describing the outcomes of epidemiologic investigations or surveillance findings and develop, analyze, and present information on health disparities and other community health issues. These epidemiologists will function as the coordinators and liaisons for disease surveillance, investigation, and control activities for infectious disease activities in their assigned region. These positions will be remote positions with frequent travel to assigned region.

Deadline: June 10, 2021