Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity (ELC) DATA SCIENTIST

Nov 17 2022
Job Description

       

State of Hawaii

Department of Health

Disease Outbreak Control Division

Downtown, Oahu

 

DATA SCIENTIST

Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity (ELC)

Up to $6,833 per month or higher commensurate with training and experience

 

Exempt, non-civil service, full-time, temporary appointment. The primary purpose of this position is to collect, organize, analyze, and interpret large sets of structured and unstructured data; to build scalable data pipelines, integrate and transform data, and develop models using analytic software and coding skills and tools to detect, prevent, and control infectious diseases and adverse health events in the population.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

EDUCATION:  Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in computer science, health informatics, applied mathematics, statistics, economics, engineering, data science, information science, information systems, information technology, business analytics, or a related field is required.

 

Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in computer science, health informatics, applied mathematics, statistics, economics, engineering, data science, information science, information systems, information technology, business analytics, public health, or related field is preferred.

 

EXPERIENCE:  At least two years of experience solving business problems with advanced analytical solutions.  Demonstrated experience conducting quantitative statistical analysis; building, training, and deploying quantitative models in production environments; and developing scalable data pipelines.  Demonstrated experience with statistical software, programming languages, and packages (e.g., R, MATLAB, SAS, Python).

 

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 Hawaii Application for Non-Civil Service Appointment with original signature, cover letter, detailed resume, three (3) references, and salary requirements to:

 

Department of Health

Disease Outbreak Control Division

PO BOX 3378

Honolulu, Hawaii 96801-3378

 

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


Other Information

 

For additional information, you may contact the DOCD Secretary, at [email protected]

 

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

 

This position is exempt from civil service. Employment in such positions is considered to be “at will.” This position can be up to a 24-month appointment, federally funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity (ELC) Cooperative Agreement for the budget period beginning August 1, 2020 – July 31, 2024.  Continuation of this position will be dependent on a successful application for subsequent grant periods.

 

The mission of the Department of Health is to protect and improve the health and environment for all people in Hawaii.  Hawaii Department of Health (HDOH) supports a diverse-multicultural workforce that reflects the community, promotes equal opportunity at all levels, and creates an inclusive work environment, free from discrimination.

 

As a condition of employment with the State of Hawai’i, all new hires must comply with the COVID-19 vaccination requirement.  The COVID-19 vaccination policy can be found at the top of the DOH Internet/Job Opportunities page:  https://health.hawaii.gov/employment/job-​opportunities/ 

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer