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Job Title: Advanced Epidemiologist
Job Number: 188025
Organization: Kansas Department of Health and Environment
Posted: 10/18/2017
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Epidemiology
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Topeka,  KS    USA
Compensation: $25.68 hourly; can vary depending upon experience and qualifications.
Position Description: Advanced Epidemiologist (K0229524) in the Bureau of Health Promotion

The Bureau of Health Promotion is seeking a masters-level or doctoral-level epidemiologist skilled in SAS programming and analysis to join experienced team of chronic disease and injury epidemiologists. This 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. Provide epidemiology and evaluation support to Kansas Injury Prevention and Control Programs, including the Kansas Violent Death Reporting System and the Kansas Sexual Violence Prevention Education Program- This includes conducting literature reviews, identifying and analyzing existing data sources, planning and implementing new data collection strategies, and analyzing and interpreting these data to measure the burden of unintentional and intentional injury in Kansas. Use advanced or specialized analytical techniques, including logistic regression models, as appropriate when analyzing existing and newly developed data sources.

Qualifications: Minimum Requirements: Master of Public Health or Master of Science degree and independent work experience as an epidemiologist. Preferred Criteria: •Master of Public Health or Master of Science degree in Epidemiology •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 •Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access •Proofreading, editing, attention to detail

Organization Description: The mission of KDHE is to protect and improve the health and environment of all Kansans.

Closing Date: 1/18/2018
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Lisa Roth,  Advanced Epidemiologist
Contact Location: 1000 SW Jackson, Suite 580

Topeka   KS  66612
USA
Contact Location: 1000 SW Jackson, Suite 580
 
  Topeka   KS  66612
  USA
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Contact Email: recruiter@ks.gov
Web Address: www.kdheks.gov
How to Apply: Please visit this link for more information and how to apply: http://admin.ks.gov/services/state- employment-center/job/job-postings?id=188025

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