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Job Title: Chief Epidemiologist
Job Number: 22105082
Organization: Arkansas Department of Health
Posted: 6/19/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Epidemiology
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Little Rock,  AR    USA
Compensation: $69,776- $101,175
Position Description: The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) Chief Epidemiologist is responsible for the investigation and description of the determinants and distribution of disease, disability, and other health outcomes and development of the means for prevention and control. This position is governed by state and federal laws and agency policy.

Qualifications: The formal education equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in biology, public health or a related field; plus five years of experience in communicable disease control, epidemiology, environmental science or a related field, including two years in a supervisory or leadership capacity. Additional requirements determined by the agency for recruiting purposes require review and approval by the Office of Personnel Management.

Hiring Official Preferences: Prefer a Ph.D. in Epidemiology or related field. Must have experience preparing and presenting graduate level instruction on public health topics to epidemiology students and colleagues. Must have experience working as a member of a disease outbreak response team. Must be able to be on-call after hours and on weekends as part of a rotation. May require occasional in-state and out-of-state travel.

Organization Description: The Arkansas Department of Health is a state agency that provides services to promote public health policies and practice that ensures a healthy quality of life for all Arkansans. The Arkansas Department of Health provides equal employment opportunities without regard to race, creed, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability. This position will be located at the central office of the Arkansas Department of Health in Little Rock. The greater Little Rock metropolitan area is a small city of approximately 250,000 people located in the center of the state. The quality of life is excellent with short commuting times and many nearby outdoor recreational opportunities, such as: hiking, biking, sailing, and fishing.

Closing Date: 9/19/2018
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Lori Simmons,  Chief Epidemiologist
Contact Location: 4815 West Markham, Slot 32
Slot 32
Little Rock   AR  72205
United States
Contact Location: 4815 West Markham, Slot 32
  Slot 32
  Little Rock   AR  72205
  United States
Contact Phone: 501-661-2936 
Contact Fax: 501-280-4090
Contact Email: lori.simmons@arkansas.gov
Web Address: https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php
How to Apply: Apply online at https://www.ark.org/arstatejobs/index.php or mail your application to: Arkansas Department of Health Office of Human Resources Recruitment and Placement Section 4815 West Markham Slot 26 Little Rock, AR 72205-3867

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