Epidemiologist (Hybrid Eligible)
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Posted Job Title
Epidemiologist (Hybrid Eligible)
Job Profile Title
Data Analyst C
Job Description Summary
This position is responsible for researching, monitoring, and analyzing diseases. The epidemiologist will educate Public Health and Wellbeing, Student Health and Counseling, and the larger division of Wellness at Penn on ways to promote wellness, control outbreaks, and prevent disease. The functions of this position include Collecting and analyzing data through field research, observation, questionnaires and studies, Identifying disease patterns to create and influence interventions; Using statistical software to analyze the information and reporting out the findings; Monitoring and reporting various communicable conditions required by the City, State and Federal public health authorities; and Supporting ongoing health and wellness programs.
This position will allow for involvement in numerous activities such as assessment, programming (including outreach), education, intervention, grant writing and research.
A Master's degree in Public Health or related field with a minimum of 1-2 years' of relevant experience is required or equivalent combination of education and experience. Requires meticulous attention to detail, excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills, ability to work well in a team setting and utilize new technologies. Ability to be a self‐starter is essential. Demonstrated background in prevention work, with a high degree of multicultural awareness required.
Proficiency with data management/analysis software (SAS, SPSS, Stata, Tableau, or comparable) and data management software (MS Access or Excel) preferred. Experience and comfort with clinical and interdisciplinary collaboration is a plus. Candidates with medical record system experience preferred.
Application Requirement:A Cover Letter and Resume/CV are required to be considered for this position. Please upload your Cover Letter where it asks you to upload your Resume/CV; multiple documents are allowed.
Targeted Pay Range:$64-70K commensurate with education and experience.
Job Location - City, State
Hybrid Eligible - This position is eligible for a hybrid work schedule with a work week divided between working onsite and working remotely.
Department / School
Health and Wellness
$51,824.00 - $109,535.33
Salary offers are made based on the candidate's qualifications, experience, skills, and education as they directly relate to the requirements of the position, as well as internal and market factors and grade profile.
Affirmative Action Statement
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.
Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
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