Job ID: R0026827 | Health Services Professional | Full time | Charlottesville, VA

The Division of Medical Toxicology, Department of Emergency Medicine, is seeking a full-time epidemiologist to support research, public health programs, and other areas of special focus. This position will provide hands-on oversight of designated programs and projects to include statistical analysis, systems review, health improvement, and other educational or research based areas. This position will provide expertise in the design, management and evaluation of study protocols and health status questionnaires, sample selection and analysis. They have a depth and breadth of experience, handle very complex problems independently, and mentor lower-level healthcare employees.

This position will have elements of work that include teaching epidemiology principles, research concept development, and data analysis processing and results to healthcare employees of various levels and responsibilities.

Candidates with experience and/or training in areas of toxicology, criminology, terrorism preparations, or professional experience working in a similar higher education environment or institution are highly encouraged to apply.


Education: Master's Degree in epidemiology or related field
Experience: Two years of related experience. Research experience gained in pursuit of Ph.D. may be considered.

Required Application Materials:

  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Contact information for 3 references

The selected candidate will be required to complete a background check at time of offer per University Policy.

COVID Vaccination Requirement

Due to the scope of President Biden's Executive Order 14042 issued in early September, all University employees, including remote employees, must receive their final vaccination dose by January 4, 2022, unless they have a University-approved religious or medical exemption. The University has updated policy SEC-045 to reflect these new requirements.

If hired by the Academic Division, excluding School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UVA Physicians Group, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to be vaccinated by January 4, 2022. Academic employees may apply for a University-approved medical or religious exemption.

Note: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how vaccination requirements will apply to you, please visit the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage.

Charlottesville, VA
Charlottesville, VA 22908

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