Epidemiologist – City of Chicago

May 12, 2008 at 3:54 pm Leave a comment

Epidemiologist II
Department of Public Health

DUTIES:
* Analyzes surveillance data to track the cause, effect and course
of epidemics including prevalence, incidence, time trends and risk
factors on various populations
* Assists senior staff in the analysis of epidemiological data and
the preparation of narrative reports describing the causes of morbidity
and morality
* Writes programs or uses various software included SAS to
generate complex data summaries, tables, charts and graphic displays or
to perform difficult manipulation of data
* Locates, organizes and summarizes epidemiological literature for
inclusion in reports or for use as background material on new areas of
investigation
* Assists senior staff in designing disease intervention programs
and recommends program changes based on the analysis of epidemiological
data
* Validates the integrity of databases by generating tabular
summaries to check for inconsistencies and devises statistical
procedures to resolve discrepancies
* Assist in identifying new causes and risk factors associated
with morbidity and mortality, conducting special studies and researching
information from local health agencies.

REQUIREMENTS:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s
degree in Statistics, Mathematics or a related field supplemented by
three years of progressively responsible epidemiological experience, or
an equivalent combination of training and experience, provided the
minimum degree requirement is met.

Interested applicants apply: http://www.cityofchicago.org/CAREERS

NOTE: A copy of your resume is required at time of application. Copies
of your official transcripts or training certificates will be required
at time of interview/test, if applicable.

Evaluation
Your initial evaluation will be based on information provided on the
application form and documents submitted with the application.
Applications must be submitted by the individual applicant. No second
party applications will be accepted.

Residency Requirement
An employee must be an actual resident of the City of Chicago. Proof of
residency will be required at the time of employment.

Salary: $55,872.00/annually
Benefits: Medical, Vision, Dental, Flexible Spending Account, Long Term
Disability, Twelve Paid Holidays, Deferred Compensation, Pension Plan,
Tuition Reimbursement and much more.

Posted 5/1/08 – 5/15/08

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