Epidemiologist II

Nov 16 2021
Job Description

 

State of Hawaii

Department of Health

Office of Medical Cannabis Control and Regulation

Manoa to Kahala, Oahu

 

Epidemiologist II

$78,588 - $111,900 per year, commensurate with training & experience

 

Exempt, non-civil service appointment.  The purpose of this position is to study the distribution and determinants of health-related states and events with respect to the regulated use of medical cannabis and unregulated use of cannabis in Hawaii, the United states, and other countries.  The position will identify and collate existing data, as well as produce data toward a better understanding of the benefits and adverse impacts of the medical use of cannabis and the unregulated use of cannabis.  This information is critical for public health decision-making and for guiding future program direction.

 

 

 Minimum Qualification

 

Education & Experience:  Doctoral-level epidemiologist; or

 

Master’s Degree in Epidemiology or a Master’s Degree in a health-related field for which the candidate completed and passed at least three (3) epidemiological methods courses , one of which must be an advanced level, and at least two (2) biostatistics courses requiring mastery of large datasets and analyses using a statistical software set [each qualifying course should have fulfilled a minimum of two (2) credit hours] and at least two (2) years of professional level work experience as an Epidemiologist; or

 

Other advanced non-epidemiology professional degree or certification and with specific epidemiology training; or

 

Other advanced non-epidemiology professional degree or certification and graduate level coursework in epidemiology and two (2) years of professional work experience as an epidemiologist.

 

License:  Valid State of Hawaii driver’s license is preferred.

 

Who May Apply

 

LEGAL AUTHORIZATION TO WORK REQUIREMENT:  The State of Hawaii requires that all persons seeking employment with the government of the State shall be citizens, nationals, or permanent resident aliens of the United States, or eligible under federal law for unrestricted employment in the United States.

 

How to Apply

 

Submit completed State of Hawai`i Application for Non-Civil Service Appointment, resume, and salary requirements to:

 

State of Hawaii

Department of Health

P.O. Box 3378

Honolulu, Hawaii 96801-3378

Attn:  Recruitment & Examination

 

Recruitment is continuous until needs are met for position no. 123084.

 

Application packet at:  https://health.hawaii.gov/employme​nt/job-opportunities/

 

Other Information

 

For additional information, you may contact Michele Nakata at [email protected] or (808) 692-7450. 

 

This position is exempt from civil service.  Employment in such positions is considered to be “at will.”

 

As a condition of employment with the State of Hawai‘i, each qualified candidate who has been given a conditional offer of employment must show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination and shall be fully vaccinated by his/her/their employment start date. A reasonable accommodation will be provided if requested by a candidate and it is determined through an interactive process that pregnancy, a qualifying disability, or a sincerely held religious belief prevents the candidate from receiving a COVID-19 vaccination.

 

Please note that the COVID-19 vaccination policy above will apply to both new hires not currently employed by the State of Hawaii Executive branch, as well as current State of Hawaii Executive Branch Employees who are being considered for placement into another State of Hawaii Executive Branch position.

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer