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Job Title: Epidemiologist
Job Number:
Organization: Onondaga County Health Department
Posted: 11/16/2017
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Epidemiology
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Syracuse,  NY   
Position Description: A position is available for a full time Epidemiologist in the Onondaga County Health Department. This position is under the supervision of the Director of the Division of Community Health. The selected candidate will perform and oversee ongoing epidemiological research and analysis of the health status of Onondaga County residents in order to identify trends and special populations at risk; conduct data collection and analysis in support of the Community Health Assessment; develop, maintain, and oversee implementation of the Community Health Improvement Plan; consult with administrative and program staff regarding the collection, management, analysis and use of program statistics and performance measures in program monitoring and evaluation; provide support for quality improvement initiatives; facilitate the identification, implementation, and evaluation of quality improvement projects in the Division of Community Health; act as a liaison with community groups and other governmental agencies on matters pertaining to epidemiology and community health assessment; and supervise research staff.

Qualifications: Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with a Master's degree in epidemiology or a health related field with a minimum of six (6) credits in epidemiology, and six (6) additional credits in epidemiology or biostatistics, and three (3) years of full-time professional-level work experience, or its part-time equivalent, conducting data collection, analysis, and reporting in support of applied epidemiologic investigations and public health surveillance, two (2) years of which must have been in a supervisory capacity.

NOTE: A PhD in epidemiology, biostatistics, or public health may be substituted for one (1) year of the above work experience

Permanent appointment is in accordance with all New York State Civic Services rules.

Organization Description: Located in Central New York State, Onondaga County is home to 460,000 residents and includes the City of Syracuse. The mission of the Onondaga County Health Department (OCHD) is to protect and improve the health of all Onondaga County residents. More information about the department can be found in the Annual Report: OCHDAnnualReport.pdf.

Closing Date: 2/16/2018
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Rebecca Shultz,  Epidemiologist
Contact Location: 421 Montgomery Street
9th Floor
Syracuse   NY  13202
United States
Contact Location: 421 Montgomery Street
  9th Floor
  Syracuse   NY  13202
  United States
Contact Phone: (315) 435-3648 
Contact Fax:
Contact Email:
Web Address:
How to Apply: Please send a resume and letter of interest to: Rebecca Shultz, MPH Director of Surveillance and Statistics

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