|Date Opened||2/7/2019 12:00:00 AM|
|Salary||$83,900* - $113,650/year (*New State Employees)|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||2/20/2019 11:59:00 PM|
The State of Connecticut, Department of Public Health (DPH), Infectious Diseases Section, is currently recruiting for an Epidemiologist 4. This Epidemiologist 4 position reports to the Director of Infectious Diseases, who is also the State Epidemiologist. The Epidemiologist 4 serves as the coordinator of the Syndromic Surveillance Program and as the Department’s subject matter expert on syndromic surveillance practice charged with enhancing syndromic surveillance capacity and practice in Connecticut.
Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Deb Lyons at Deborah.Lyons@ct.gov or (860) 509-7180.
Schedules, assigns, oversees and reviews the work of staff; provides staff training and assistance; conducts performance evaluations; determines priorities and plans program work; establishes and maintains program procedures; develops or makes recommendations on the development of policies and standards; acts as a liaison with other operating units, agencies and outside officials regarding program policies and procedures; prepares reports and correspondence.
Conceptualizes and directs one or more major programs in area of disease surveillance, control and intervention; designs and implements special epidemiologic studies; plans and evaluates program goals and objectives; provides expert testimony in public forum or courtroom setting; writes scientific papers for publication; may teach epidemiologic related courses at institutions of higher learning; develops and implements public information programs for mass media distribution; advises local health departments, health professionals and voluntary groups on protocols for disease investigation, control and treatment; seeks to identify and evaluate new diseases or environmental exposures which may cause disease and methods of control; may represent the department to the public; may perform complex statistical analysis and oversee management of large data bases; may develop budgets, grants and contracts; may develop departmental policies regulations and legislation; performs related duties as required.
1. College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equaling one half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years' for a Bachelor's degree.
2. A Master's degree in community medicine, public health or a related health science may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
3. A Doctorate in a related discipline such as medicine, public health or a behavioral or natural science may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The Department of Public Health aims to provide equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and advancement, fostering an environment committed to supporting individuals in all protected classes. If you require an aid/accommodation to participate fully and fairly, please contact the Human Resources Office at (860) 509-7177.
The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.