Epidemiologist

Location
Lexington, KY
Posted
Sep 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Responsibilities include: Using the Centers for Disease Control and Epidemiology (CDC) database, analyze healthcare facility level data and build reports; report on and benchmark healthcare-associated infection (HAI) data to Kentucky State Regional Infection Prevention & Epidemiology (K-STRIPE) advisory committee, HAI Program, healthcare facilities; conduct epidemiologic studies as part of outbreak investigations; analyze other data sets & build reports; and collaborate w/internal and external partners.




Job Title
Epidemiologist

Requisition Number
RE10516

Working Title


Department Name
7P170:DEPT OF EPIDEMIOLOGY

Work Location
Frankfort, KY

Grade Level
44

Salary Range
$40,872-65,395/year

Type of Position
Staff

Position Time Status
Part-Time

Required Education

MS



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http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies

Required Related Experience

1 yr



Required License/ Registration/Certification

None



Physical Requirements

Office setting, use of phone/computer, standing for periods of time, carry resources/references up to 25 lbs., travel in and out of state.



Shift

Days/37.5 hrs/week, Monday-Friday. May be required to work outside normal business hours during public health emergency or outbreak. Overtime is not required.



Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, Internet, GIS, SAS, SPSS, EPI Info



Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
No

Preferred Education/Experience

Master in Public Health/Two years of experience as an epidemiologist or in providing epidemiology functions; programming experience; driver's license preferred.



Deadline to Apply
09/17/2017

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.



Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please explain any experience you have had in data analysis and reporting.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Have you ever conducted an Epidemiological study? Please explain.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Please include a writing sample that highlights your writing and communication skills.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * UK HealthCare recognizes the patient as our premier customer and promises to provide excellent customer services to patients, colleagues, co-workers and all others who seek our services. By applying for a position with UK HealthCare, I am indicating my commitment to service excellence and expressing my agreement to consistently recognize that: - Our customer is every person we come into contact with during our workday. - Service is being flexible, courteous and respectful while anticipating and fulfilling the needs of our customers. - Quality is the foundation of everything we do. It is our desire to provide exceptional service to every patient and customer we serve. - Careful, efficient and responsible management of our resources is vital to our success. - We want to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent co-workers, which will in turn achieve customer loyalty and promote the growth of UK HealthCare. By submitting my application for employment with UK HealthCare, I acknowledge that I will be held accountable to follow the UK HealthCare Behavioral Expectations if selected for a position with UK HealthCare. Do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Standards?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • Indeed.com
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above


Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

PI99388926