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Job Title: Senior Epidemiologist
Job Number: DOH7932
Organization: Washington State Department of Health
Posted: 2/8/2024
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Epidemiology
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Tumwater,  AL    USA
Compensation: $8,133.00 - $10,937.00 Monthly
Position Description:

Join the Washington State Department of Health, contributing to the transformative vision of equity and optimal health for all. As a Senior Epidemiologist in the Office of Health and Science, you'll supervise and provide strategic direction and funding oversight for the Survey Operations Team. This team oversees the administration of the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), the Healthy Youth Survey (HYS) and the newly developed Child Wellness Survey. Your role involves supporting the team in coordinating population survey operations, fostering collaborations, and driving innovations in population survey design, methods, engagement and data use for impactful data-driven program and policy development.

Tasks include:

Advancing community engagement in survey planning to inform survey methods, questionnaire topics and data products. Promoting collaboration and coordination across population surveys to best meet community needs. Supporting and promoting innovative approaches to improving survey participation by underserved populations. Developing team analytic capacity to support survey sampling, weighting and analysis. Expanding use of survey data to identify key health challenges and develop actionable recommendations. Promoting development of survey communication materials that are accessible and actionable. Join our fabulous team and be at the forefront of advancing evidence-based practices and equitable health outcomes.

Qualifications: Required Qualifications

Option 1: A Master's degree or higher in epidemiology, biostatistics or data science


Option 2: A Master's degree or higher in public health, or a closely allied field including 12 graduate quarter hours or equivalent (500 level or above) in epidemiology and 12 graduate quarter hours or equivalent in biostatistics.

AND for both options must have the following:

Two (2) or more years of supervisory experience in a public health or equivalent setting Three (3) or more years of progressively responsible experience leading or managing public health and/or related programs focused on epidemiologic investigations or research, population-based survey administration, or disease surveillance. Three (3) or more years’ experience performing data analysis with statistical software and analyzing data and scientific information for planning and decision-making.

Organization Description: Join the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) and be part of a dynamic team dedicated to safeguarding public health. As a frontline defender of our communities, DOH collaborates with partners around the clock to impact the lives of every Washingtonian and visitor. We’re not just an organization; we’re a catalyst for change, guided by our core values of Equity, Innovation, and Engagement. Our Transformational Plan for the future of Washington’s health is in motion, and we invite you to make a meaningful impact on the well-being of the state by joining us in this exciting journey. Your work at DOH truly matters.

Closing Date: 5/8/2024
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Kevia DeVille,  Senior Epidemiologist
Contact Location: 101 Israel Rd SE
Twn Cntr 1
Tumwater   AL  98513
United States
Contact Location: 101 Israel Rd SE
  Twn Cntr 1
  Tumwater   AL  98513
  United States
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Web Address: 101 Israel Rd SE
How to Apply: ton/doh/jobs/4384182/senior-epidemiologist- non-medical-sr-epi-doh7932? keywords=sr&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

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