Epidemiologist 1, Maryland Department of Health

Epidemiologist 1, Maryland Department of Health

Category : Alumni

LOCATION OF POSITION
MDH/Prevention and Health Promotion Administration, Environmental Health Bureau, Baltimore, Maryland

Main Purpose Of Job
This position will serve as an Epidemiologist with the Environmental Health Bureau and be responsible for multiple tasks, including the application of epidemiology knowledge, skills and abilities into the implementation of Bureau services, programs, policies, and grants. This position will also be responsible for conducting data analyses, interpreting and disseminating results of epidemiologic studies for public health action.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education: A Masterā€™s degree in the field of Public Health from an accredited college or university, with a minimum of three graduate courses in Epidemiology and one graduate course in Biostatistics.

Experience: None.

Note: Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a Commissioned Officer in Health Care Science classifications or Clinical Lab, Medical Scientists, or Bio Medical Lab Officer specialty codes in the health research field of work, on a year-for-year basis, for the required education.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
The desired candidate should have training in epidemiology and biostatistics, as well as strong analytical and critical thinking skills. He/she should also have training in environmental/occupational health or injury prevention.

In addition, the desired candidate should have experience using SAS software to manage data and analyze statistics of large public health data sets, with subsequent interpretation of results for dissemination to stakeholders.

SELECTION PROCESS
Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application, based on your education, training and experience, as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.

Please report all related education, experience, dates, and hours of work. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview).

Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added.

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year. The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this, or other, State agencies.

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