Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Department Name: 7P210:KY INJURY PREV & RESEARCH CTR
The Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center is hiring a Drug Overdose Epidemiologist to analyze population based emergency department data and develop reports and other surveillance outputs.
Duties will include, but not be limited to, analyzing data that can identify and characterize drug overdoses as well as risk factors; preparing reports and presentations for dissemination to agency partners, drug overdose prevention stakeholders; and ongoing management of drug overdose related data.
Conduct ongoing quality assurance activities on the emergency department data set; and other duties as assigned.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Masters in Public Health, Epidemiology, or similar field with two or more years related experience preferred.
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.