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Senior Epidemiologist

Company: Piper Companies
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

We are seeking an experienced Senior Epidemiologist to join our team in Salt Lake City, UT. The candidate will focus on providing high level expertise in designing, planning, and initiating epidemiologic studies, surveys, and investigations. The candidate will also be responsible for developing and applying analytic methodologies and principles, leading the application of analytic techniques, and enhancing investigation, surveillance, and reporting. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESIncludes the following (Other duties may be assigned):[These are general duties. We will know more once states apply for ELC assistance.]Evaluate data collection, quality control, and data utilization methods used to study epidemiological problems and issuesProvide data management, reporting and analysis support to improve effectiveness of surveillance, investigation, and other epidemiologic practices using SPSS, R, SAS, and other statistical packages and tools (such as Excel, Tableau, and Python)Ensure application of principles of informatics, including data collection, processing, and analysis, in support of epidemiologic practice Evaluate analysis of data from an epidemiologic investigation or studyDetermine evidence-based interventions and control measures in response to epidemiologic findingsEnsure preparation of written and oral reports and presentations that communicate necessary information to professional audiences, policy makers, and the public -Develop reports, read heads, briefs, manuscripts, white papers, info papers, action memos, presentations, publications, and packages. Disseminate findings by briefing leadership concisely.Provide programming support in the development and maintenance of active projects.Serve as an organizational subject matter expert on data related issues to assist users in meeting their needs.Review project reports, findings, applications, data sets and models for anomalies to ensure accuracy.Analyze research findings and make recommendations for future research needs.Translate and present complex analyses into action-oriented recommendations to clients and/or large groups.EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCEMaster's -degree with -a -focus -in -epidemiology -with -4 -or -more -years' work -experience -in -epidemiology or equivalent degree; or -Doctoral-level epidemiologist -with -at -least 2 years' work -experience -at -a -senior epidemiologist level; or other -nonepidemiology -professional -degree -or -certification -(e.g., RN, MD/DO, -DDS/DMD, -DVM, PhD, -RS) -with -specific epidemiology -training -(e.g., MPH degree, CDC -Epidemic -Intelligence Service -program) -and at least 4 -years' -work -experience at a senior epidemiologist level.Proven experience in SPSS, SAS, and/or R.Excellent written and verbal communicationProven application of Microsoft office suite (specifically Excel and PowerPoint)Familiarity with governmental agency policies, procedures, and culture.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIESKnowledge of public health and social science approaches. Experience in communicable diseases, their transmission, prevention, and control methods. Knowledge of the principles, practices, and methods to plan and implement public health programs.Knowledge of analytical and evaluative techniques.Synthesize principles of good ethical/legal practice for related to study design, data collection, and disseminationStrong interpersonal and collaboration skills. Strong client management skills.Strong attention to detail and problem-solving abilities.Ability to respond effectively to changing events and competing prioritiesAbility to multi-task and re-prioritize to meet deadlines.
Job Id:

54050

Job Category:

Clinical & Life Sciences

Job Location:

Salt Lake City, Utah

Security Clearance:

Public Trust or Uncleared

Business Unit:

ZP Group

Division:

Piper Enterprise Solutions

Position Owner:

Jacob Simmons

Keywords: Piper Companies, Salt Lake City , Senior Epidemiologist, Other , Salt Lake City, Utah

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