HIV and STD Epidemiologist

  • University of Southern Maine
  • Portland, ME
  • Jul 14, 2021
Full time Health & Medical Services

Job Description

 

 

Position Title: HIV and STD Epidemiologist Campus: Portland City, State: Portland, ME Department: School of Nursing - PCON Bargaining Unit: UMPSA Salary Band/Wage Band: 03 Work Schedule: 8-5pm Statement of Job:

The University of Southern Maine seeks applicants for a full-time, soft money-funded scientific professional position for statewide epidemiological support, program coordination, and leadership focusing on for HIV and sexually transmitted diseases (STD). Responsibilities include statewide surveillance for HIV and other STDs, education and outreach activities focused on prevention of HIV and STD transmission, and participation in routine and outbreak infectious disease monitoring and response activities. Candidates must develop and maintain technical expertise in the subject area, and coordinate, develop, implement, and evaluate programmatic interventions. Strong written and oral communication skills are needed along with knowledge of epidemiology, statistics, outbreak response, and data management. Work is performed under administrative direction. This position is not restricted to COVID response. Work location will be Augusta, Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention with travel to remote work sites around the state.

We live our USM Service Promise Student Focused Every Day and we are looking for a team member who understands that promise and supports our values:  Respect & Care, Integrity, Equity and Responsiveness.  

We are the University of Everyone - committed to building a culturally diverse team of leaders, faculty, and staff.  We welcome applicants who are multi-lingual.  Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Qualifications:

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in a health-related field and 4 years of relevant work experience
  • Willingness to travel

Preferred

  • Master's in Public Health degree with relevant course work in epidemiology, microbiology, and statistics, and 2 years of relevant work experience.

 

Other Information:

The University of Southern Maine provides a highly competitive benefits package that includes: Paid Time Off (Holidays, Vacation, & Sick), Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance, Tuition Waiver Program for Employee & Dependents, a 403(b) Retirement Plan, and more.

Benefits Information Summary

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To apply: 

Materials must be submitted via "Apply for position." You will create an applicant profile and complete an application.  You will need to upload a cover letter, resume/curriculum vitae and a list of the names and contact information for three references.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. The position will be posted until filled or until August 20, whichever comes first.

We are not able to consider applicants who require visa sponsorship support.

Appropriate background screening will be conducted for the successful candidate.

The University of Southern Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran's status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Equal Opportunity Office, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME  04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711

Application Details

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The University of Southern Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Equal Opportunity Office, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME  04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).

 

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