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Epidemiologist

Company: Town of Brookline
Location: Brookline
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

The Town of Brookline Public Health Department is accepting applications for an Epidemiologist to conduct epidemiology investigations, evaluations, and analysis of programs, disease, and behaviors. This role will design surveys and questionnaires to collect and assess information on diseases and health indicators.

Responsibilities will include conducting statistical analysis pertaining to the Towns marijuana policy, COVID-19 pandemic response, and other environmental and community health programs to ensure the Town is meeting policy goals and benchmarks. Consult, monitor, and measure the outcome of the Towns policies and educational programs on cannabis and medical marijuana use as well as programs and policies concerning COVID-19, substance abuse, violence prevention, tobacco cessation, flu prevention, and any other community health initiatives or programs through epidemiological studies that evaluate the effectiveness of these activities in meeting the needs of program participants.

Requirements:

Masters degree in public health or related field; three to five years of progressive experience in epidemiology; or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Considerable working knowledge of epidemiologic surveillance data collection, analysis, and interpretation methods. Considerable working knowledge of various types of surveillance systems and their applications. Working knowledge of biostatistics including the use of statistical software and statistical programming language knowledge of/experience. Excellent technical, analytical, computer, organizational, and problem-solving skills. Excellent computer skills covering a range of application software, including Microsoft Office including PowerPoint and Excel required. Strong written and verbal communication skills (medical writing experience a plus).

Salary: $65,378.05 annually, plus generous benefits. Please apply with resume and cover letter. Open until filled.

Keywords: Town of Brookline, Brookline , Epidemiologist, Other , Brookline, Massachusetts

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