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Job Title: Epidemiologist III: HIV Prevention Evaluations Team Lead
Job Number: 00059658
Organization: Texas Department of State Health Services
Posted: 3/23/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Epidemiology
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Austin,  TX    USA
Compensation: $55,183.92 - $72,788.40
Position Description: Under the general supervision of the manager of the TB/HIV/STD Program Evaluation Group Manager, designs and implements statistical analyses appropriate for epidemiologic and programmatic data with a focus on HIV and STD prevention programming. Oversees and directs the work of other data and evaluation staff. Contributes to DSHS-published reports and writes briefs and research articles based on analyses. Responsible for design, implementation, and analysis of evaluation research studies. Provides guidance and assistance to internal staff and contracting sites on outcome monitoring for selected HIV prevention programs. Contributes to HIV prevention grant applications and progress reports, including working as a team to update progress towards goals and program indicators. Contributes to the epidemiologic profile for HIV/STD prevention and services planning. Works closely with data management staff to coordinate data collection and analysis. Coordinates efforts with other program staff, working as a team on all phases of epidemiology, planning and evaluation functions. Data analysis is performed primarily using SAS.

Qualifications: A graduate degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in epidemiology, public health and/or biostatistics required. Four years of public health experience required. Education may substitute for equal experience if applicable. Years of experience in applicable public health programs such as chronic or infectious disease may substitute for education on a year by year basis. Experience in the development, data entry, data extraction, and maintenance of databases. Experience in public health and, infectious disease control preferred. Skills with programming in statistical software SAS. Knowledge and experience with survey development, data collection, statistical analyses, and data dissemination processes. Experience with writing and reviewing statistical reports. Experience leading a team or project. Experience presenting scientific work. Experience publishing scientific work preferred.

Organization Description: Vision A Healthy Texas

Mission To improve the health, safety, and well- being of Texans through good stewardship of public resources, and a focus on core public health functions.

DSHS Goals Improve health through prevention and population health strategies Enhance public health response to disasters and disease outbreaks Reduce health problems through public health consumer protection Expand the effective use of health information

DSHS is committed to hiring skilled and dedicated employees who will work hard to pursue our vision of a healthy Texas. If you are looking to make a difference and tackle new challenges, we encourage you to start a career with us.

Closing Date: 6/23/2018
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Justin Irving,  Epidemiologist III: HIV Prevention Evaluations Team Lead
Contact Location: P.O Box 149347

Austin   TX  78714-9347
United States
Contact Location: P.O Box 149347
  Austin   TX  78714-9347
  United States
Contact Phone: 5125333100 
Contact Fax: 512-533-3172
Contact Email:
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How to Apply: Employment opportunities at DSHS are listed in the Texas Health and Human Services Jobs Center. default.cfm

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