University of Washington School of Public Health
Epidemiologist I - City & County of San Francisco
Closing Date: April 4, 2017
Posted: March 2, 2017
Under general direction, the Epidemiologist I assists with the research, design, implementation, and evaluation of original and existing epidemiological studies.
- Assists with the design, implementation and evaluation of original epidemiological studies to determine patterns of health and illness.
- Assists with the design and implementation of survey instruments and study protocols for data collection and analysis.
- Assists with the logistics, scheduling and day-to-day monitoring of study activities.
- Conducts literature reviews and succinctly summarizes key findings.
- Provides quality control of data by assisting with coding, overseeing data entry, cleaning data, and preparing documentation as well as procuring data from secondary sources.
- Creates and/or manipulates databases of original/secondary data and conducts analyses using statistical software packages under the direction of senior staff.
- Prepares data for review in tables, reports, and graphics as directed by senior staff.
- Assists with preparing study findings for dissemination and publication and communicates epidemiological information to multiple audiences (e.g. public communities, public health).
- May assist with preparing project/grant proposals.
- Assists with the preparation of findings for presentation at community and scientific meetings and conferences as needed.
- Utilizes geographic information systems and spatial analysis tools to evaluate and present data.
1. Completion of a master’s degree program at an accredited college or university in Epidemiology or related field that includes a minimum of two (2) graduate level courses in Epidemiology (or comparable classes in advanced research methodology) AND two (2) graduate level courses in statistics or biostatistics;
2a. Completion of a master’s degree program at an accredited college or university;AND
2b. Three (3) years of verifiable experience within the field of Epidemiology performing study design, evaluation or analysis.
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