Company: University of California, San Francisco Position Title: Influenza Epidemiologist Department: Institute for Global Health Location: Richmond, CA Position Type: Full Time Percentage: 100% Work Days/Shift: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Requisition #: 55613BR
JOB OVERVIEW The Influenza Epidemiologist uses skills as an experienced epidemiologist with a full understanding of in-depth data analyses and software programming techniques. Demonstrates sound independent judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.
The Influenza Epidemiologist will lead complex surveillance activities, conduct research and analyses, and interpret data and statistical analyses related to influenza surveillance and influenza immunization. The Influenza Epidemiologist identifies important epidemiologic trends and develops surveillance tools. The work of this individual will inform the Immunization Branch’s work to promote and evaluate influenza immunization and track influenza epidemiology, especially among vulnerable populations, in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Please note: This is a full time contract position ending on 6/30/2022.
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH The Institute for Global Health (IGH) was established in 1999 by the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and the University of California, Berkeley (UCB). It is a unique multidisciplinary and cross-institutional enterprise, formally set up within the Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics in UCSF’s School of Medicine (SOM).
IGH, now the Prevention and Public Health Group (PPHG), seeks to improve health through research that informs policy. The research is part of a broader mission to advance the welfare of vulnerable populations in California, the United States, and abroad, through education, advocacy, and research. This position will be located with the California Department of Public Health Immunization Branch in Richmond, CA. The Immunization Branch provides leadership and support to public and private sector efforts to protect the population against vaccine-preventable diseases.