Epidemiologist III

Last updated: May 4, 2022

Administration, Office of Assessment and Planning

Full-time County Contractual

Date Posted: 3/16/22

Date Closing: Open Until Filled

Location: Remote/3 Harry S. Truman Parkway, Annapolis, MD 21401

Salary: $63,000 – $76,000

Hours: 40 hours per week

Benefits: Participation in the County’s group health plan (including dental, prescription and optical), paid holidays, annual and sick leave. The selected employee may also participate in the County’s deferred compensation program at his or her own expense.

Job Description

Nature of Work: This position will serve as a Senior Epidemiologist/Public Health Surveillance Informatics Specialist within the Office of Assessment and Planning (OAP). Responsible for designing, monitoring, evaluating and improving Maryland statewide infectious disease epidemiologic investigations, surveillance processes and data, including those related to COVID-19. Assists with the implementation and maintenance of the electronic infectious disease laboratory and case surveillance reporting. Employees in this classification may provide guidance and direction to subordinate staff during an investigation. Responsible for developing countywide key indicators, volume drivers and other COVID-19 surveillance-related performance metrics for statewide feedback reports and quality improvement processes. Collaborates with stakeholders to define data needs and identify gaps in current capabilities, as well as import, clean, transform and validate data for the purposes of identifying COVID-19 and other infectious disease clusters, trends or patterns.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Master’s degree in the field of public health from an accredited college or university with a minimum of three graduate courses in epidemiology and one graduate course in biostatistics.

Experience: Three years of experience as an epidemiologist after receipt of master’s degree.

Notes:

  • May substitute a doctoral degree in the field of public health from an accredited college or university with a minimum of six graduate courses in epidemiology and three graduate courses in biostatistics for the required education and experience.
  • May substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Health Care Science classifications or Clinical Lab, Medical Scientists, or Bio Medical Lab Officer specialty codes in the health research field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education.

How to Apply:

Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications can apply. Send a completed County application or resume to: Human Resources, 3 Harry S. Truman Parkway, Annapolis, MD 21401, fax to 410-222-4492 or email hdrecruiter@aacounty.org.


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