Job Posting for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health: Senior Drug Overdose Epidemiologist

Title: Senior Drug Overdose Epidemiologist

Organization: Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Department: Office of Statistics and Evaluation

Summary of Position

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health is seeking a dedicated and experienced Epidemiologist with a passion for advancing public health and improving the lives of individuals across the Commonwealth.

This incumbent will serve as a valued member of the Injury Surveillance Program team to coordinate and oversee the data collection and abstraction for the State Unintentional Drug Overdose Reporting System (SUDORS). With a focus on data related to drug overdose, this position will be responsible for data collection and analysis, database management, evaluation, report preparation, dissemination and provision of technical assistance to program staff and contracted agencies. These data are fundamental to informing strategic planning, coordinating communication, providing outreach, and contributing to cross-departmental initiatives related to substance abuse and addiction services.

Essential Skills

  • More than 5 years of experience in epidemiology.
  • A demonstrated commitment to health equity.
  • Preference: Master’s of Public Health with a focus on social and behavioral health.

To Apply: To view the full job posting and to apply, click here.

Please note that preference is given to applications received within the first 14 days of posting; please consider applying by Thursday, 03/17/2022.

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