Epidemiologist II

Sep 13 2023
Job Description


State of Hawaii

Department of Health

Ka Ê»Oih​ana Olakino

Harm Reduction Services Branch

Manoa to Kahala, Oahu


Epidemiologist II

$79,124-$110,388per year, salary commensurate with training & experience


Exempt, non-civil service, full-time, temporary appointment.The primary purposes of this position are to plan, develop, coordinate, monitor, and evaluate the statewide surveillance system for adult viral hepatitis, particularly hepatitis B and C, to inform efforts to control and prevent the spread of adult viral hepatitis and related sequelae, particularly drug overdose and liver cancer. 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 populations at risk for or living with viral hepatitis, for the purpose of implementing effective interventions and promoting policy development.


Minimum Qualification(s)


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;



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:  ValidStateofHawaiidriver’slicense preferred.


Who May Apply


LEGAL AUTHORIZATION TO WORK REQUIREMENT:  The State of Hawaii requires that all personsseekingemploymentwiththegovernment​oftheStateshallbecitizens,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:


Department of Health

Harm Reduction Services Branch

3627 Kilauea Avenue, Suite 304

Honolulu, Hawaii 96816

 Attn: Thaddeus Pham


 Recruitment is continuous until needs are met for position #124807.


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


Other Information


For additional information, you may contact Thaddeus Pham at [email protected] or (808) 733-9298.



This position is exempt from civil service and considered temporary in nature.  Therefore, if you are appointed to the position, your employment will be considered to be “at will,” which means that you may be discharged from your employment at the prerogative of your department head or designee at any time.


An Equal Opportunity Employer