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Job Title: Influenza Epidemiologist
Job Number: 55613BR
Organization: University of California San Francisco
Posted: 8/11/2020
Type: Full-Time
Number of Openings: 2
Location: Richmond,  CA   
Position Description: 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.

Qualifications: REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS • Bachelor's degree in a related area and/or equivalent experience/training • 3 or more years of Public Health, research or health care informatics experience • Proficiency in MS Excel • Expertise in SAS • Thorough skills in analysis • Skills in project management • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written, technical and non-technical) • Ability to solve problems proactively with minimal direction • Excellent attention to detail • Able to prioritize and execute tasks and meet recurring deadlines in a high-pressure environment

Note: Physical/health screening required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS • Master’s degree in Public Health with Epidemiology or Biostatistics concentration • Proficiency in MS Access • Proficiency in SQL

Organization Description: ABOUT UCSF The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.

Closing Date: 11/11/2020
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Contact Name: Lidia Shakhnovich,  Influenza Epidemiologist
Contact Location:

San Francisco   CA  94115
United States
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  San Francisco   CA  94115
  United States
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How to Apply: In order to be considered for open positions at UCSF, you will need to submit your resume through our online application process. Once you complete the online application process, you will receive an email confirming that your submission has been received. Submitting your resume to UCSF opens the door to many immediate and ongoing job opportunities. Your resume will remain active in our applicant database and you will be able to update it as needed.

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