The successful applicant will conduct epidemiologic investigations used in the prevention and control of communicable or chronic diseases, injuries, and other health conditions and in the planning of health programs. Investigations are designed to identify. analyze, and report public health issues and problems, resulting in improved monitoring of health status and its correlates, identification of trends or outbreaks of diseases or other adverse health events, provision of data and information about corrective actions or programs to alleviate adverse health effects, and proposal of practices or policies based on such data and information that will promote and protect public health.
- A Master’s Degree in Public Health (MPH) or Master’s of science degree in Public Health (MSPH) with a focus on epidemiology or analysis and assessment.
- Other non-epidemiology graduate degree or certification (e.g., RN, MD/DO, DDS/DMD, DVM, PhD, RS) with specific epidemiology training (e.g., MPH degree, CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service or CSTE Applied Epidemiology Fellowship)
- At least four (4) years’ experience performing epidemiology work under the guidance of a qualified Epidemiologist.
- Incumbent must be willing to receive vaccinations for communicable diseases, as necessary and appropriate.
- Incumbent may be required to gain security clearance with Government and community agencies for emergency preparedness.
- Incumbent may be required to travel.