Epidemiologist II

Jun 26 2024
Job Description


State of Hawaii

Department of Health

Family Health Services Division

Downtown, Oahu


Epidemiologist II

$6,416 - $7,500 per month, commensurate with training & experience


Exempt, non-civil service appointment.  This position is responsible for the systematic analysis and interpretation of population-based and program-specific health and related data in order to assess the distribution and determinants of the health status and needs of the maternal and child health population, for the purpose of implementing effective interventions and promoting policy development.  The position will also be responsible for oversight and supervision of the SEES office, in the assignment of research activities/studies and collection, analysis and interpretation of complex statistical data.



 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 with original signature, cover letter, detailed resume, three (3) references, 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 #120339.


Application packet at:  https://health.hawaii.gov/empl​oyment/job-opportunities/


Other Information


For additional information, you may call Jon Nishihara at (808) 586-4793. 


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


An Equal Opportunity Employer