Epidemiologist II

Apr 01 2020
Job Description


State of Hawaii

Department of Health

Office of Medical Cannabis Control and Regulation

Ewa, Oahu


Epidemiologist II

$69,476 - $100,308 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.


Application packet may be found at:  http://health.hawaii.gov/employmen​t/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.”

An Equal Opportunity Employer