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Advanced Epidemiologist - Kansas Department of Health and Environment

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Location: Topeka, Ks
Part-time position, 40 hours per week
Closing Date: October 19, 2018
Job #13032
Posted: September 19, 2018

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment verification document upon hire. KDHE participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security, with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

Advanced Epidemiologist (K0229524) in the Bureau of Health Promotion

Seeking masters-level or doctoral-level epidemiologist skilled in SAS programming and analysis to join experienced team of chronic disease and injury epidemiologists in the Bureau of Health Promotion at the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. Position will provide epidemiology and evaluation support to the Kansas Injury Prevention and Disability Programs, including the Kansas Violent Death Reporting System and the Kansas Sexual Violence Prevention Education Program. Knowledge of program evaluation methodologies is preferred.

A complete position description can be emailed upon request.


$25.68 hourly; can vary depending upon experience and qualifications.



Minimum Requirements:
MPH/MS and independent work experience as an epidemiologist.

Preferred Criteria: 
• MPH/MS in Epidemiology
• SAS, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access
• Proofreading, editing, attention to detail
• Epidemiologic data analysis using SAS program
• Scientific report writing
• Presenting scientific information to diverse audiences
• Knowledge of program evaluation methodologies
• Knowledge of program evaluation data analysis
• Knowledge of program evaluation methodologies and data analysis
• Ability to derive concepts of causality or epidemiologic association from data
• Ability to plan and conduct epidemiologic/survey projects
• Knowledge of public health law and regulation principles
• Experience in applying scientific concepts in injury prevention program
• Ability to develop proposals for program interventions

How to Apply:

The application process has 3 STEPS.

STEP 1:  Register by completing the online Personal Data Form 

STEP 2:  Complete the State of Kansas Application Form and submit to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment

STEP 3:  Email these additional documents to Include the job requisition number and your last name in the subject line. 

• Resume
• Cover Letter
• Copies of Official transcripts if a degree is required or preferred
• Copy of Professional License or Certification if required or preferred
• Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate

KANSAS TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE REQUIRED: Each applicant (even non-residents) applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a valid Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue’s website . A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual’s account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days. All applicants, including current state employees, are responsible for submitting a valid certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency.  This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03. If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact 785-296-3199.

Recruiter Contact:
KDHE – Office of Personnel Services
ATTN: Recruiter
1000 SW Jackson, Suite 580
Topeka, KS 66612
Phone: 785-296-4486
Fax: 785-559-4271

How You Will Be Evaluated:
Your application will be considered incomplete and you may be found ineligible if you fail to submit all required documentation. Your application will be reviewed to ensure you meet the minimum and any necessary special requirements. Next, your application will be evaluated and rated based on preferred selection criteria and competencies for the position. 

What To Expect Next:
After your application is evaluated and ranked, you may be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview. You will be notified of the outcome after the selection process is complete. You may call or email the recruiter contact listed to inquire about your application.

Veterans Preference’ Eligible (VPE):
Former military personnel or their spouse that have been verified as a "veteran" under K.S.A. 73-201 will receive an interview if they meet the competency factors of the position, including any preferred selection criteria established in accordance with K.A.R. 1-6-3. The veterans’ preference laws do not guarantee the veteran a job.  Positions are filled with the best qualified candidate as determined by the hiring manager. See Veterans’ Preference for additional information.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to contact the agency recruiter if reasonable accommodations are needed for any part of the application or hiring process.

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment is an Equal Opportunity Employer. KDHE encourages applications from all persons. Federal and state legislation prohibits discrimination on t

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