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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Assistant Epidemiologist in United States

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Description

The Assistant Epidemiologist under limited supervision, the epidemiologist would have knowledge of advanced statistical methods to analyze, develop, implement, and promote new and creative strategies and solutions to address public health issues and challenges in a clinical research environment. This position will help with the Emerging Infections Program’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic working on two different essential projects in collaboration with the Georgia Department of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This position will also assist in surveillance for Healthcare Associated Infections which has been impacted by COVID pandemic.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Designs, manages, and evaluates large, state-level (group-randomized) controlled trial.

  • Thoroughly understands and executes study protocols and procedures to ensure accurate and consistent collection of data.

  • Provides technical expertise and advice on study design and data analysis using a variety of statistical methods.

  • May provide assistance with interpretation of statistical analysis for peer review.

  • Contributes to grant proposals, protocols, data analysis plans and management, reports, manuscripts, and presentation of study findings.

  • May participate in peer-reviewed manuscript authorship and occasional travel to scientific conferences.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A master's degree in public health (epidemiology) or related research intensive field from an accredited school.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least one year of related experience, which could be classified as fellowships, research assistantships, or part-time research activities.

  • Medical record experience preferred

  • Clinical knowledge desirable

  • Spanish fluency desirable

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs. Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines of department of work. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

Emory Supports a Diverse and Inclusive Culture

To ensure the safety of our campus community, the COVID-19 vaccine is required. For more information on the University and Hospital policies and potential exemptions, please see our website.

Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322.

Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.

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Job Number 77599

Job Type Regular Part-Time

Division School Of Medicine

Department SOM: Medicine: Infectious Dis

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Research & Research Administration

Location : Name VA Medical Center

Campus Location (For Posting) : Location US-GA-Atlanta

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