Job Opening: Statistician/Epidemiologist in STD Control Division, Richmond, CA
This position is assigned to the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), Sexually Transmitted Diseases Control Branch (STDCB) and is under the direction of the Chief of the Epidemiology and Surveillance Section. Light travel within California may be required.
The Statistician works to reduce the incidence of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in California by providing high quality data on the patterns, trends, and associated key risk factors to statewide partners involved with STI prevention and control. The incumbent will analyze and organize data from multiple STD surveillance-related systems including STD case-based surveillance, enhanced surveillance, and special projects. Results of analyses are presented to diverse audiences in a range of formats, and will require development of innovative analyses and reporting systems. Responsibilities also include design and oversight of new STD-related surveillance, epidemiology, and research projects.
Specific responsibilities of this position include project oversight, complex database management, data quality assurance, and analysis and reporting for the California Gonorrhea Surveillance System (CGSS), a part of the National STD Surveillance Network (SSuN).
Experience with epidemiological study design and analysis, study/project managementExperience with management and analysis of surveillance data and outbreak response/investigationProficiency with R, Epi Info, and Geographic Information Systems software
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