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Epidemiologist (NJIIS Data Coordinator)

Rutgers University


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Recruitment/Posting Title Epidemiologist (NJIIS Data Coordinator)
Job Category Staff & Executive – Medical (Clinical) – Infectious Diseases/Geographic Medicine
Department SPH-Epidemiology
Overview New Jersey’s academic health center, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) takes an integrated approach to educating students, providing clinical care, and conducting research, all with the goal of improving human health. Aligned with Rutgers University–New Brunswick and collaborating university wide, RBHS includes eight schools, a behavioral health network, and six centers and institutes that focus on cancer treatment and research, neuroscience, clinical and translational research, advanced biotechnology and medicine, environmental and occupational health, and health care policy and aging research.
Our faculty are teachers, clinicians, and scientists with unparalleled experience who advance medical innovation and provide patient care informed by the latest research findings. We offer an outstanding education in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, nursing, biomedical research, and the full spectrum of allied health careers.
Our clinical and academic facilities are located throughout the state including New Brunswick, Piscataway, Newark, Scotch Plains, Somerset, Blackwood, and other locations. Clinical partners include Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, University Hospital in Newark, and other affiliates.
Through this community of healers, scientists, and scholars, Rutgers is equipped as never before to transform lives.
Posting Summary Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking an Epidemiologist (NJIIS Data Coordinator) for the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology within the School of Public Health. Under the direction of the Principal Investigator, the Epidemiologist will work with the New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) to conduct public health activities related to the control and prevention of vaccine-preventable diseases (VPDs).
Among the key duties of this position are the following:

  • Collects, tabulates, and interprets data through data management or statistical analysis software as required.
  • Provides consultation on communicable diseases to public health partners, such as local health departments, health care facilities, and laboratories.
  • Assists in the education of public health agencies, health care providers, and the general public about reporting and investigations.
  • Attends regional and other stakeholder meetings as needed, developing collaborative relationships with public health partners.
  • Serve and/or participate in appropriate committees and/or meetings and disseminates and communicates information to VPDs.
  • Prepares written standards, policies, procedures, scientific manuscripts, reports, and presentations relating to vaccine preventable diseases.
Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift Day
Work Arrangement
FLSA Exempt
Grade 27S
Position Salary PS27S scale
Annual Minimum Salary 71026.000
Annual Mid Range Salary 85412.000
Annual Maximum Salary 101542.000
Standard Hours 40.00
Union Description
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft
Benefits Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview .
Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to https://finance.rutgers.edu/healthcare-risk/insurance/postdoctoral-health-insurance.
Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Staff – 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility ABP


Minimum Education and Experience
  • Master of Public Health (MPH) degree or related field (a concentration in Epidemiology preferred) plus two (2) years of experience in health or research.
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle for transportation
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Must have knowledge of communicable diseases, specifically in vaccine preventable diseases.
  • Must have strong skills using various computer software programs (i.e. Microsoft Office, Excel, Access, Powerpoint), and electronic reporting systems.
  • Must have competency in organization, data analysis, decision making and communication (written and oral). Must have strong interpersonal skills and experience being a team player.
Preferred Qualifications
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment
  • Lifting of up to 10 pounds. Hearing is essential.

Special Conditions
  • Provides on-call coverage for Communicable Disease Services (CDS) after hours service on a rotating basis, as directed

Posting Details

Posting Number 22ST3537
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Piscataway (RBHS)
City Piscataway
State NJ
Location Details

Pre-employment Screenings

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.

Immunization Requirements

Under Policy 60.1.35 Immunization Policy for Rutgers Employees and Prospective Employees , Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment must provide proof they have received a booster upon eligibility and upload proof of same. Under Policy 100.3.1 Immunization Policy for Covered Individuals , if employment will commence during Flu Season, Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against Seasonal Influenza for the current Flu Season, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Additional infection control and safety policies may apply. Prospective employees should speak with their hiring manager to determine which policies apply to the role or position for which they are applying. Failure to provide proof of vaccination for any required vaccines or obtain a medical or religious exemption from the University will result in rescission of a candidate’s offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination.

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/non-discrimination-statement

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