May 29, 2015 | Job Opportunities

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Position: Data Manager/Analyst

Organization: IHRC, Inc.
Posting date: May 27, 2015
Location: Atlanta, GA USA
SUMMARY: The successful candidate will be assigned to the Meningitis and Vaccine Preventable Diseases Branch at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA.
The candidate will provide data management and analysis support for several important branch activities, including national lab-based surveillance for vaccine-preventable diseases, enhanced surveillance activities, and special research studies in the laboratories.
Scope of Work
The services will work with a team of microbiologists, epidemiologists and scientists of other disciplines to maintain and improve the laboratory data management.
The service will also provide data analysis support and develop analytical and computational tools for scientific studies such as diagnostics development, epidemiological investigations, and molecular characterization of meningitis pathogens. Documentation of daily work with good laboratory practice compliance is required. Data analysis, management, and report production skills are preferred.
Incumbent will provide additional support for program activities as required including laboratory support for emergency response activities.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
Function 1: Maintain and manage data in the LIMS database, Bionumerics database, and other Access and SQL laboratory databases to ensure high data quality, consistency, and completeness (35% time effort).
Function 3: Develop, implement and maintain programs for data cleaning, data import/export, and analysis of laboratory data (30% time effort).
Function 4: Standardize data reports and generate reports for queried information upon request and perform data analysis as needed (20%)
Function 5: Continually evaluate current laboratory data management systems and development of methods to increase efficiency and productivity as needed (10%)
Function 6: Participate in other laboratory activities as necessary (5%)

QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum Qualifications
Master’s or higher degree in computer science, mathematics, biostatistics, or biological sciences.
Experience:
Required: Demonstrated experience with a broad range of laboratory data management and analysis skills and working with a multidisciplinary team.
Desirable: 1+ years’ experience in a similar capacity
Specific Skills
Familiar with VBA coding, SQL code. Experience with Microsoft SQL server management studio. Proficient use of Microsoft Access & Excel. Skills in SAS, or other analytical tools for data analysis

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION: IHRC, Inc. provides scientific, information management and administrative program support to various Centers, Institutes and Offices of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) under several contracts.
IHRC, INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. It is the policy of IHRC, Inc. to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, and veteran or disability status and to take affirmative action in accordance with applicable laws and Executive Orders.
How to apply: To apply for this position visit www.ihrc.com/careers . If already on the IHRC website, click on the job you are interested in and click on the apply button at the bottom of the page.
For further information: Please contact resume@ihrc.com

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Position: Associate Development Manager / Grant Writer

Organization: Enroll America
Posting date: May 27, 2015
Location: Washington, DC USA
SUMMARY: The Associate Development Manager is responsible for supporting Enroll America’s efforts to maintain, cultivate and identify new relationships with philanthropic and corporate funders, supporting the organization’s mission to maximize the number of uninsured Americans that enroll in and retain health coverage. He or she will support the Development Director and Deputy Director to ensure that the goals of foundations and funders are understood and evaluated to determine how best to partner and fund Enroll America’s efforts and programs. The Associate Development Director is responsible for strong relationships, tracks communications, fulfills needs and requests, and ensures needed materials and proposals are completed on time. He or she will have responsibility for supporting various teams within the organization, including specific state teams. Responsibilities: Enhance, develop, and oversee both short- term and long-term foundation and corporate relationships and funding proposals. Work in coordination with various internal business units to support the production of funder-facing materials. Identify and research foundations and corporations who have funding goals that are related to Enroll America’s mission. Aid in developing and implementing strategies for approaching funding principals and coordinate necessary cultivation and solicitation. Build new relationships and maintain existing relationships with funding partners with an eye on growth opportunities. Assist in proposal development and assure requests are complete and match priorities of the funder Support a system and enhance a database of funders and prospective funders to track progress of relationships and requests, conversations, key players within a funding organization, and a calendar of requirements and deadlines of the funder.
ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION: Enroll America is a nonpartisan 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to maximize the number of uninsured Americans who enroll in and retain health coverage. Enroll America is a collaborative organization, working with partners that span the gamut of health coverage stakeholders—health insurers, hospitals, doctors, pharmaceutical companies, employers, consumer groups, faith-based organizations, civic organizations, and philanthropies—to engage many different voices in support of an easy, accessible, and widely available enrollment process. Enroll America is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
QUALIFICATIONS: Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communications skills, including writing proposals, reports, budget and project design. Experience working for a foundation or corporate funder or in securing support of these entities, and familiar with their giving practices to nonprofits. Ability to handle multiple tasks, work under tight deadlines and deliver projects on-time. Ability to digest, summarize and translate complex issues, identify partner needs, lead projects with initiative and flexibility. Familiarity with healthcare issues such as eligibility and enrollment policies a plus. Familiarity with insurance companies a plus. Experience working with diverse stakeholders.
How to apply: Interested candidates should apply at: http://www.enrollamerica.org/jobs . Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
For further information: Please contact
fsalahuddin@enrollamerica.org

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Position: Evaluation Reviewer/Bureau of Early Intervention

Organization: NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Posting date: May 27, 2015
Location: Long Island City, NY USA
SUMMARY: Early Intervention is a comprehensive interagency program that supports infants and children with developmental delays in their efforts to realize their full potential. It reduces the likelihood of delays among at-risk children, assists and empowers families to meet their child’s and their own needs, and entitles children, regardless of race, ethnicity or income, to services through the program.
DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO:
Under the supervision of the Director of Evaluation Standards Unit (ESU), the Evaluation Reviewer will:
–Provide critical program support for the Early intervention Program by reviewing evaluations and assessment documentation to ensure compliance with regulations related to evaluation standards, eligibility determinations and NYC policy and procedures, document issues of noncompliance of evaluation standards and unsupported eligibility determinations in letters to providers.
— Review provider responses and follow up with providers and regional office staff, provide training and technical assistance to Early Intervention staff on review of Multidisciplinary Evaluations and provider community on evaluation standards, eligibility determination and best practices in evaluation of infants and toddlers.
— Maintain a strong command of early childhood development and best practices with regard to early childhood assessment.
**–Utilize ESU application to manage review of Multidisciplinary Evaluations. Collaborate with Provider Oversight to ensure compliance with regulatory guidelines and NYC policy and procedures.
**– Engage in special projects related to clinical initiatives, complete any other tasks as assigned by program director or BEI’s executive management team.
–Oversight to ensure compliance with regulatory guidelines and NYC policy and procedures, Engage in special projects related to clinical initiatives, complete any other tasks as assigned by program director or BEI’s executive management team.
QUALIFICATIONS: A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, and either: 1. A Master’s degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university in the school of social work, or 60 graduate semester credits from an accredited university in social work, psychology, health, rehabilitation, public health, psychiatric nursing or special education; plus one year of full-time, satisfactory experience providing direct care in a social, psychiatric, health, mental retardation/developmental disabilities or substance abuse/chemical dependency/alcoholism agency or in the administration of a program providing direct care as described above, or as a consultant on program planning or evaluation for such services; or
2. A Master’s degree of at least 30 graduate semester credits from an accredited university in psychology, sociology, anthropology, public health, special education, psychiatric nursing, counseling, human services, health, rehabilitation, public administration, or business administration; plus two years of experience as described in “1” above; or
3. A satisfactory combination of education and/or experience. Candidates without either a Master’s degree as described in “1” or “2” above or at least 60 graduate semester credits in the areas listed in “1” above, must have at least: a) a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and one year of actual experience as described in “1” above; plus b) a satisfactory combination of: (i) graduate semester credits in the areas listed in “1” and “2” above; and/or (ii) additional experience as described in “1” above, to equal 60 graduate semester credits or 2 years of experience. Graduate semester credits from an accredited university may be substituted for the experience in qualification “3 b)” only, on the basis of 30 graduate semester credits for each year of experience. Experience may be substituted for graduate semester credits in qualification “3 b)” only, on the basis of one year of experience for each 30 graduate semester credits.
NOTE: For assignment to Assignment Level II, in addition to meeting the above qualification requirements, all candidates must have one additional year of experience as described in “1” above
How to apply: Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/. In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # 192622.

For further information: Please contact cpope@health.nyc.gov
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Position: Public Health Advisor – 16841 STO 3 #2

Organization: Carter Consulting, Inc.
Posting date: May 27, 2015
Location: Atlanta GA, USA
SUMMARY: CCI is seeking a Public Health Advisor for a proposed position to support to the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD) Immunization Information System’s (IIS) Strategic Plan in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, GA. Be a part of the CDC’s mission to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and domestic.
Primary Responsibilities: Provide technical assistance to support the continuous development, adoption, execution and maintenance of NCIRD’s IIS Strategic Plan to include associated strategic project initiatives and Boards established to manage the strategic plan. Support provided will include, but not be limited to: project management, operational, program assurance, and/or evaluation activities.
• Provide technical assistance to CDC staff in the form of management, administrative and operational support for the implementation of the IIS Strategic plan, IIS strategy initiatives and selected immunization program activities;
• Provide support developing and implementing governance processes, communications plans, templates, change control procedures and progress tracking methods for the IIS Strategic Plan and IIS strategic initiatives;
• Develop and implement internal communications processes and tools. Assist with the implementation of communication activities being carried out in support of organizational change management approaches for the IIS Strategic Plan; • Facilitate and develop IIS Executive Board internal communications and external communication to stakeholders; • Update and maintain IIS Strategic Plan documentation to reflect changes approved by the IIS Executive Board and IIS Internal Working Group;
• Support the planning and implementation of strategic planning sessions conducted by NCIRD with the IIS Executive Board and other stakeholders convened to inform the IIS Strategic Plan effort, including presentation development support, preparing read-ahead materials, administrative/logistical support; • Support the planning and implementation of IIS Internal Working group, including presentation development support, preparing read-ahead materials, administrative/logistical support;
• Conduct facilitation of strategic planning sessions and breakout groups in support of the IIS Executive Board and Internal Working groups;
• Update and maintain documentation describing the operations required to support the IIS Executive Board and the IIS Internal workgroups; • Develop, document and (when applicable) update IIS Executive Board processes, procedures, and templates;
• Update and maintain a SharePoint repository for internal and external Boards managing the strategic plan and for the IIS strategic initiatives;
• Establish and maintain a risk & issue logs on SharePoint for internal and external Boards managing the Strategic Plan and for the IIS strategic initiatives;
• Support Internal Work Groups and IIS Executive Board meetings with agendas, minutes and storing meeting materials on SharePoint;
• Create and implement a portfolio management process for current, ongoing and planned NCIRD IIS investments utilizing indicators and metrics agreed upon by CDC and that are aligned to the IIS Strategic Plan goals, objectives, success outcomes and metrics;
• Coordinate EPLC documentation and compliance for projects; • Create a deliverable tracking mechanism and track the progress of deliverables from contractors and sub- committees;
• Create and implement a process for tracking and implementing action items identified as part of the management and implementation of the IIS strategic plan and for the IIS strategic initiatives as well as from meetings with CDC staff;
• Facilitate deliverable review & validation for IIS Strategic Plan initiatives project documentation from contractors and sub-committees;
• In support of IIS strategy planning activities, coordinate all aspects of the technical and Objective Review Panels including:
• Identify and prepare NCIRD OD and ISD participants for the Technical Evaluation and Objective Review panels • Provide oversight for the key program activities required for the implementation • Create specific documentation required for the review panels
• In support of IIS strategy planning activities, coordinate and implement technical Evaluation and Objective Review panels as needed (taking notes, producing reports, etc.)
The above duties/responsibilities will support CDC headquarters staff, as well as the Agency’s state and federal partners.

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION: Carter Consulting, Inc. (CCI) is a minority-owned business headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. CCI was established in 2005 to support the government and private sector for their professional staffing, management and technical assistance needs. Since our inception, CCI has grown to provide high quality professional services to various organizations, public and private, domestic and international, at the local, state and federal levels.
CCI possesses the knowledge, resources, abilities and capacity required to assist government and private institutions in completing high-level, mission critical, sensitive projects, meet goals and objectives, and carry out their overall mission. CCI’s professional, trained employees and consultants represent the full scope of management, scientific, and technical disciplines. We focus on the details so our clients can focus on the outcome. Visit our website at www.carterci.com for more information.
CCI employees enjoy a benefits package that includes medical and dental insurance and paid time off. We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disability/Veteran.
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree and with major study in an academic field relating to the health sciences or allied sciences appropriate to the work of the position;
• And an MPH;
• Professional experience specific to Immunization experience or public health informatics at local, state, or federal levels;
• Experience providing project management and technical assistance in a public health setting;
• Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral), with a strong commitment to customer service;
• Experienced user of Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and SharePoint;
• Interpersonal skills, to help negotiate priorities and to address sensitive issues among project stakeholders;
• Interviewing skills, to hold dialogues with individuals and groups about their current practices and ask the right questions to solicit critical information;
• Organizational skills, to work with a vast array of information gathered and analyze effectively and efficiently, while able to cope with rapidly changing information;
• Analytical skills, to critically evaluate the information gathered from multiple sources.
How to apply: Please cut and paste the link into your browser: http://carterci.squarespace.com/employment- application-for/

For further information: Please contact resumes@carterci.com

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Position: Research Associate

Organization: University of Missouri, Saint Louis
Posting date: May 27, 2015
Location: Saint Louis, MO, USA
SUMMARY: University of Missouri – St. Louis: College of Nursing
Supervisor: Associate Dean for Research for the College of Nursing

Primary Responsibility
To provide statistical and data analysis, collaborate in development and submission of grant proposals, manage post award grant management activities, and develop resources and services to support external funding opportunities. Characteristic Duties include:
1. Provide statistical support for research activities within the College of Nursing: (40%)
* Develop data analysis plans for projects. * Conduct, interpret, and write up project data analysis for assigned projects. * Provide consultation to doctoral students in developing, implementing, and analyzing data analysis plans for dissertation and capstone projects. * Collaborate with faculty in manuscript preparation. * Develop qualtrics surveys and provide analysis of results
2. Collaborate with faculty in developing and submitting grant applications: (20%)
* Work with Principal Investigator (PIs)/Project Directors (PDs) to develop timeline to effectively manage the preparation and submission of proposals for external funding. * Provide editorial assistance to PIs/PDs for proposal development and report writing for funded projects. * Work with PIs/PDs to develop project budgets and enter budgets into proposal templates. * Act as the liaison to the Office of Research Administration for review of proposal elements including budget and submission of final, complete grant applications. * Develop and maintain template language for College of Nursing and University resources to support funded projects; edit to meet specific funding opportunity requirements. * Format proposals to meet funding opportunity requirements. * Assist PIs/PDs with preparation of materials for IRB submissions. * Conduct literature searches
3. Manage and monitor awarded grant and contract budgets: (15%)
* Actively review grant and contract budgets monthly and provide reports to PIs/PDs, ensuring that performance, reporting, and accounting requirements are met. * Manage research projects as needed in collaboration with faculty. * Work with PIs/PDs and staff to follow up on and remediate any potential compliance, payment, reimbursement, or subcontract issues or complications.
4. Provide tailored information about research and training funding opportunities: (10%)
* Monitor NIH, HRSA, AHRQ, AHA, ANF, etc. funding opportunities. * Acquire and maintain funding opportunity databases. * Communicate with individual faculty regularly about specific relevant funding opportunities. * Advise faculty of ORA and other grant-writing, budgeting, or other training opportunities
5. Provide CON Research Office support to faculty, including but not limited to: (15%)
* Develop and maintain contracts for faculty research related activities. * Secure editorial and other resources to support faculty research and scholarship as directed. * Plan and coordinate Research Office events. * Support assigned committees, task forces, and work groups as assigned. * Collaborate with Associate Dean for Research to plan and implement workshops for faculty and graduate students. * Maintain CON research files. * Supervise student workers assigned to Research Office
QUALIFICATIONS: * PhD * Experience in data analysis * Experience in grants management. * Excellent professional scientific writing skills * Proficiency with SPSS data analysis software * Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) * Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills, customer relations and ability to work effectively with diverse groups and individuals * Strong communication and organizational skills
Applicants must apply online at www.umsl.jobs, job opening #16338. The University of Missouri-St. Louis is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity.
How to apply: Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/f3tbmwj
For further information: Please contact
none@given.com

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Position: Epidemiologist/Data Analyst I for Child Health

Organization: SciMetrika, LLC
Posting date: May 26, 2015
Location: Atlanta, GA, USA
SUMMARY: SciMetrika is a population health consulting firm whose mission is to provide innovative scientific, technical, and logistical solutions that advance human health. We serve federal, state, and local agencies, commercial companies, educational institutions and private research organizations. We are currently seeking an Epidemiologist/Data Analyst I for Child Health who will be based at a client site in Atlanta, Georgia. The Epidemiologist/Data Analyst I will assist in the management and analysis of related data.
Responsibilities/Accountabilities: • Conduct data collection, data entry, data cleaning, data management, survey design, data analysis of large datasets for child health programs and Autism initiatives, • Conduct ongoing analysis of trends, prevalence and risk factor prevention using a variety of primary and secondary data sources, • Review data for epidemiologic impact of Child Health services, • Organize and tabulate program data using a variety of techniques including database software spread sheets, statistical tables, charts and graphs, • Identify barriers to quality services, compliance or ineffective processes, • Use findings of analyses to prepare factsheets, presentations and publications, • Present epidemiological data to a lay audience.
ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION: SciMetrika is a population health consulting firm whose mission is to provide innovative scientific, technical, and logistical solutions that advance human health. We serve federal, state, and local agencies, commercial companies, educational institutions and private research organizations.

QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum Requirements: • Masters of Public Health in Epidemiology • Advanced experience in Microsoft Excel and at least one statistical software package such as SAS, STATA or R Preferred Qualifications: • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, both oral and written • Knowledge about autism among children

How to apply: Please apply online at www.scimetrika.com.
For further information: Please contact
ebenzine@scimetrika.com

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Position: Program Officer, Integrated Neglected Tropical Disease Control

Organization: Helen Keller International
Posting date: May 26, 2015
Location: New York, NY
SUMMARY: Scope of the Position: The Program Officer, Integrated Neglected Tropical Disease (NTD) Control will provide programmatic and program-related financial management support to HKI’s Integrated NTD Control project team, which oversees programs across the Africa region and serves as a technical resource in NTDs to the organization. Reporting to the Program Director, Integrated NTD Control, the Program Officer will work closely with the program team including the Director, Technical Advisor, two Program Finance Managers, and a fellow Program Officer, and will liaise frequently with other HQ, regional, and country office NTD staff, as well as with HKI’s donors and partners. The Program Officer’s main responsibilities include programmatic and operational support to the country offices for preparation of work plans, budgets, donor reports, success stories, and day-to-day monitoring and evaluation of program progress against set objectives. The position requires travel to program sites for the purpose of monitoring & evaluation, quality assurance, planning meetings, and trainings.
Specific Responsibilities:
Program & Technical Support • Work with the team to develop NTD program plans and monitor progress of country-led NTD programs against stated objectives and program outputs. o Provide direct support to country offices on the finalization of donor reports, work plans, budgets, and other key program documents. o Maintain an ongoing dialogue with regional and country offices to assess progress and support timely and quality implementation. o Provide in-country assistance to ensure program activities, reporting, and budgets are technically and operationally sound. • Assist country offices to apply best practices for conducting specialized evaluations to measure the impact of program activities on various indicators. o Keep current on recent developments to be able to assist colleagues and country offices in the application of state-of-the- art protocols. o Develop data quality assessment tools for various NTD program activities. o Participate in the department’s analysis of experiences across NTD program countries and regional contexts in order to synthesize information and document lessons- learned.
• Work with the development/communication teams to assist country offices with the development of proposals, briefs, and success stories to be shared with internal and external audiences. o Work with individual country and regional offices to determine funding priorities and highlight successes. o Prepare drafts of documents for review by senior members of the team. • Train in-country staff and partners on programmatic and operational management of NTD programs and monitoring and evaluation practices. Participate in review of training materials and processes. • Collaborate with country and regional offices to identify topics and assist in the writing and editing of articles for submission to peer-reviewed publications.
Operational Support • Collaborate with the team to develop and maintain relationships with donors, partners, internal staff, and consultants to provide quick and accurate program and financial information as needed. • Manage the reporting calendar for assigned portfolio, incorporating all required donor reporting by country offices. Ensure the progress of all reports is accurately tracked to ensure timely submission of high quality reports to donors. o Notify country offices of report deadlines; establish a timeline for submission. o Receive, review, edit, synthesize information, and coordinate layers of review among all parties. o Submit reports and manage questions from donors. • Procure medical supplies and provide technical assistance in drug/survey diagnostic tool forecasting to the country offices including: requesting quotes, placing orders, arranging for payment and shipment, and documenting the process. Take a proactive role in establishing procurement needs and timelines with country office staff. • Ensure that internal shared files and the Project Database is fully up-to-date at all times. • Review budgets for consistency with work plans; prepare budget narratives for annual program budgets and proposals.

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION: Established in 1915 with Helen Keller as a founding trustee, Helen Keller International (HKI) is dedicated to saving the sight and lives of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. Headquartered in New York City, HKI currently conducts programs in 21 countries in Africa and Asia, as well as in the United States. Renowned for its reliability, efficiency and high level of technical expertise, HKI promotes the development of sustainable, large-scale programs that deliver effective preventative and curative services for nutrition, eye health and neglected tropical diseases. The hallmark of the organization’s work is its proven success in developing, testing and scaling-up health interventions, and integrating them within government and community structures to support and build local capacity and sustainable solutions.
QUALIFICATIONS: • Master’s Degree in public health with experience in quantitative/qualitative analysis, program monitoring and evaluation, and creating and monitoring budgets and knowledge of financial processes; plus at least 4-5 years directly relevant work experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience working overseas and in NTD program implementation is required. • Demonstrated understanding of the synergy between the programmatic, operational, and financial components of public health initiatives. • Oral and written proficiency in English and French is required. • Knowledge of the Africa region is strongly preferred. • Knowledge of USAID rules and regulations is preferred. • Ability to perform duties that require very close attention to detail and synthesize large amounts of information simultaneously. • Ability to communicate effectively across cultures including: o asking for information in a way that is very clear and specific o conducting one-on-one and group trainings for field office staff and in- country partners that will be well-received o interacting with internal and external colleagues ? • Ability to prioritize workload, assume responsibility for work, and follow through to completion. • Ability and willingness to work under pressure with a positive attitude, as a part of a global team. • Knowledge of Microsoft software products, including strong Excel skills; use of data analysis software such as STATA, SAS, SPSS, and/or EpiInfo is preferred. • Current US work authorization plus residence in or willingness to relocate to the NY metro area. • Ability to undertake U.S domestic and international travel (approximately 10- 12 weeks or more of travel per year).
How to apply: Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to HKI.Recruitment@hki.org noting the job title in the subject line. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
For further information: Please contact
HKI.Recruitment@hki.org

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Position: Epidemiologist 2 (Non-Medical) – Part-Time (80%) – DOH2760

Organization: Washington State Department of Health
Posting date: May 26, 2015
Location: Turnwater, WA, USA
SUMMARY: Primary Duties The mission of the Surveillance and Evaluation (S&E) section is to provide strategic information to guide policy and programs that serve the populations in Washington State. S&E gathers, analyzes, interprets and reports on data that describes the health status, health care, behaviors, services and other pertinent issues related to health. Under the supervision of the unit supervisor, this position provides epidemiologic assessment, surveillance, and evaluation support to programs in the Office of Healthy Communities with a focus on children with special health care needs. This position is supported by federal grants, including Great LINCS and the Maternal and Child Health Block Grant. The position provides epidemiological and program evaluation support and expertise to the Great LINCS grant and the Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) Program. This position designs, coordinates, and analyzes several data sources related to the assessment and evaluation of children with special health care needs. This position also works with the lead MCH Epidemiologist Unit Supervisor to implement state and community level assessment and evaluation plans. This position provides technical assistance to communities, contract managers, and related state level programs as needed. This position also contributes to general assessment and evaluation capacity within DOH.
ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION: There is one (1) opening for a permanent part-time (80%) Epidemiologist 2 (Non- Medical) position within the Division of Prevention and Community Health – Office of Healthy Communities, Surveillance and Evaluation Section. To learn more about the Division of Prevention and Community Health, visit http://www.doh.wa.gov/AboutUs/ProgramsandSer vices/PreventionandCommunityHealth.aspx. To learn more about the Office of Healthy Communities, visit http://www.doh.wa.gov/AboutUs/ProgramsandSer vices/Prevention and Community Health/Office of H ealthyCommunities.aspx. Agency Profile The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) works with federal, state, and local partners to help people in Washington stay healthy and safe. Our programs and services help prevent illness and injury, promote healthy places to live and work, provide education to help people make good health decisions and ensure our state is prepared for emergencies. DOH recognizes that employees are our most valuable resource. We trust them to be innovative, challenge existing processes, and make the best decisions. We strive to hire, develop, and retain a competent and div n erse workforce. To learn more about DOH, visit http://www.doh.wa.gov.
QUALIFICATIONS: Required Qualifications NOTE: Experience may have been gained concurrently. · A Master’s degree or higher in Epidemiology, Public Health, or a health science field which includes 12 graduate quarter hours or equivalent (500 level or above) in epidemiology and 12 graduate quarter hours or equivalent in statistics. · Two (2) or more years (full-time equivalency) of professional work experience in epidemiology/research and analysis.
How to apply: APPLY ONLINE AT: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/washington/ default.cfm?action=viewJob&jobID=1153641
For further information: Please contact cher.williams@doh.wa.gov

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Position: Epidemiologist, HIV

Organization: NOVA Research Company
Posting date: May 26, 2015
Location: Silver Spring, MD, USA
SUMMARY: Opening for full-time Epidemiologist with 5-7 years experience, post degree, working in public health/epidemiological survey research. This position designs and coordinates complex questionnaires for national surveys related to assessment and evaluation of behaviors of population groups at risk or with HIV/AIDS.

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION: NOVA Research Company is a woman-owned business founded in 1986, which provides innovation technology, consulting, and research support services to the global health and research communities. NOVA’s mission serves two primary disciplines: Biomedical and Behavioral Research and Multimedia Communications.
QUALIFICATIONS: • Master’s degree in epidemiology or master’s degree in Public Health with major course work in epidemiology. • At least five (5) years’ experience, with technical knowledge of current epidemiology and biostatistics methods. • High detail orientation and affinity for data, survey methods, and questionnaire development/testing. • Ability to communicate and interact with all levels of people. • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.
The above statements reflect the general duties and responsibilities necessary to describe the principal functions of the job, as identified, and shall not be considered an exhaustive list of job responsibilities which may be inherent in the position. Responsibilities are subject to change.
How to apply: Please submit cover letter and resume with ‘Epidemiologist, HIV’ in subject line to Jobs@novaresearch.com.

For further information: Please contact
jobs@novaresearch.com

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Position: Research Analyst II

Organization: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Posting date: May 26, 2015
Location: Nashville, TN USA
SUMMARY: The Center for Health Behavior and Health Education at Vanderbilt University Medical Center is looking for a Research Analyst II (RAII) to assist with performing the day-to-day operations of a large-scale NIH-funded community-based intervention research project. The ideal candidate has experience conducting all phases of the research process, has worked in a community setting and/or has the capacity to work well with community partners to maintain a healthy research relationship. Job duties include, but are not limited to, engaging clinic partners in the research process, communicating and collaborating with research staff as well as clinic personnel regarding patient recruitment and data collection, coordinating community events for participant recruitment, planning activities and preparing materials to facilitate community and clinic engagement, assisting with all aspects of data collection, and supervising students assisting with the project. The RAII will have the opportunity to first- and co- author research publications, present research findings at national meetings, and attend local/national trainings, workshops, seminars to obtain new research skills and facilitate his/her career development.
QUALIFICATIONS: The candidate should possess the ability to multi-task, be extremely organized, efficient, detail-oriented, a team player, and self-starter. Excellent communication skills and the ability to function independently are also essential. Proficient computer skills with mastery of Microsoft Office applications are preferred; i.e. Outlook, Word and Excel, etc. Experience with SPPS, Stata, and/or NViVo is strongly preferred.
How to apply: Interested candidates should contact: Chandra Y. Osborn, PhD, MPH at chandra.osborn@vanderbilt.edu
For further information: Please contact
chandra.osborn@vanderbilt.edu