Epidemiologist II (exempt) - Hawaii State Department of Health

LOCATION: Honolulu, HI

CLOSING DATE: April 16, 2019


JOB #: 13554

POSTED: January 16, 2019


Compensation: $69,476 - $74,340
Work Experience Needed: < 2 years
Minimum Level of Education: Masters
Position Description: Exempt, non-civil service appointment. This position will provide technical assistance to staff within the Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Division regarding needs assessment, survey instrument design, analysis and interpretation of data, and program evaluation strategies. This position will, as needed, support grant development, conduct data analysis and provide guidance to support funding initiatives. This position will have primary responsibility for staffing and serving on the Editorial Board of Hawaii Journal of Medicine and Public Health.
Qualifications: EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Doctoral-level epidemiologist; or Master’s Degree in Epidemiology or a Master’s Degree in a health-related field for which the candidate completed and passed at least three (3) epidemiological methods courses, one of which must be an advanced level, and at least two (2) biostatistics courses requiring mastery of large datasets and analyses using a statistical software set [each qualifying course should have fulfilled a minimum of two (2) credit hours] and at least two (2) years of professional level work experience as an Epidemiologist; or Other advanced non-epidemiology professional degree or certification (e.g., MD/DO, DDS/DMD, DVM, or PhD) and with specific epidemiology training (e.g., MPH Degree or CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service Program); or

Other advanced non-epidemiology professional degree or certification (e.g., MD/DO, DDS/DMD, DVM, or PhD ) and graduate level coursework in epidemiology and two (2) years of professional work experience as an epidemiologist

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENT: Requires knowledge of epidemiology principles, practices, and methods, including the design of studies, surveillance systems, survey instruments, and scientific research, analysis, and interpretation methods; biostatistical theories and practices pertinent to epidemiological research and analysis; pertinent State and federal laws, rules, policies and procedures; and program goals, objectives, policies, procedures, activities, and mission statement.

LEGAL AUTHORIZATION TO WORK REQUIREMENT: The State of Hawaii requires that all persons seeking employment with the government of the State shall be citizens, nationals, or permanent resident aliens of the United States, or eligible under federal law for unrestricted employment in the United States.

Organization Description: This posting is for the State of Hawaii, Department of Health, Chronic Disease Prevention & Health Promotion Division.

The position is located on the Island of Oahu, (Downtown).

$69,476 - $74,340 yearly, commensurate w/ training and experience.

This is a non-civil service exempt position.

Contact Name: Sayuri Sugimoto,  Epidemiologist II (exempt)
Contact Location: 1250 Punchbowl Street

Honolulu   HI  96813
United States
Contact Location: 1250 Punchbowl Street
  Honolulu   HI  96813
  United States
Contact Phone: 808-586-4486 
Contact Fax:  
Contact Email: sayuri.sugimoto@doh.hawaii.gov
Web Address: http://health.hawaii.gov/employment/job-opportunities/
How to Apply: Submit completed State of Hawai`i Application for Non-Civil Service Appointment, resume, and salary requirements to:

State of Hawaii Department of Health P.O. Box 3378 Honolulu, Hawaii 96801-3378 Attn: Recruitment & Examination

Recruitment is continuous until needs are met.

Additional Information: For additional information, you may call Sayuri Sugimoto at (808) 586-4486.

This position is exempt from the civil service. Employment in such positions may be considered to be “at will.”


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