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Job Title: Birth Defects Epidemiologist
Job Number:
Organization: Texas Department of State Health Services
Posted: 2/12/2019
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Epidemiology
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Austin,  TX    USA
Compensation: Annual: $55,180 - $72,780
Position Description: Under the minimal supervision of the Director and with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment, performs highly advanced and/or managerial (senior-level) epidemiological work in the field of birth defects. Participates in population-based epidemiologic analyses and research on birth defects. Coordinates data requests and assists with IRB submissions involving information from the Texas Birth Defects Registry (TBDR). Participates in data quality and data cleaning activities. Oversees cluster investigations. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Master's or doctorate degree in public health, epidemiology or related discipline. Prefer experience designing and conducting epidemiologic research. Prefer experience conducting a variety of analyses on epidemiologic data. Prefer experience with birth defects or reproductive epidemiology. Prefer experience presenting epidemiologic data to professional or scientific groups. Prefer experience with publishing findings in peer-reviewed literature. Prefer experience managing and querying large databases.

Organization Description: The Texas Department of State Health Services is the State health department for Texas. The Birth Defects Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch manages the Texas Birth Defects Registry, has been operating since 1994, and is one of the largest active surveillance birth defects registries in the world.

Closing Date: 5/12/2019
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Peter Langlois,  Birth Defects Epidemiologist
Contact Location: Texas DSHS, BDES
MC 1964, PO Box 149347
Austin   TX  78714-9347
United States
Contact Location: Texas DSHS, BDES
  MC 1964, PO Box 149347
  Austin   TX  78714-9347
  United States
Contact Phone: 512-776-6183 
Contact Fax: 512-776-7330
Contact Email: peter.langlois@dshs.texas.gov
Web Address: www.dshs.texas.gov/birthdefects
How to Apply: For more information or to apply: https://jobshrportal.hhsc.state.tx.us/ENG/ careerportal/Job_Profile.cfm? szOrderID=409333&szReturnToSearch=1&&szWor dsToHighlight=

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