Epidemiology Analyst – ESR

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    Science New Zealand
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    negotiable / month
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Epidemiology AnalystFull time/ Fixed termPORIRUA, WELLINGTONInstitute of Environmental Science and Research Ltd (ESR)About ESRESR is a Crown Research Institute, working with and for clients and stakeholders to deliver enhanced scientific research services for the economic, environmental and social wellbeing of New Zealand. ESR has approximately 400 staff with sites across New Zealand.We are currently seeking someone with a great attitude and the skills to match to take up a fixed term (to the end of June 2022) Epidemiology Analyst role within our Epidemiology team in Porirua, Wellington.Your new roleYou will perform a range of epidemiological activities related to the surveillance and investigation of communicable diseases. You will undertake analyses to monitor disease trends, investigate outbreaks, evaluate prevention control measures and provide public health information to the health sector and the public. You will work closely with ESR’s Epidemiology and Data and Informatics teams, and laboratory staff, to provide timely and accurate information for a variety of audiences.What you’ll need to succeedYou will have experience in analysing and interpreting public health data and presenting complex information to a variety of audiences and in a range of formats. You will be an experienced R user and be an excellent communicator. You will enjoy working as part of a team and be able to develop and maintain effective working relationships. You will hold either a master’s degree in public health or a degree in mathematics or statistics with experience working in a public health-related field.What you’ll get in returnYou will be working with a dedicated and passionate team of people who take pride in the quality of their work. Your work will be varied and interesting and you will have the opportunity to contribute to the health of New Zealanders. You will have plenty of training opportunities and will be involved in responding to outbreaks, public health threats and emergencies. You will also get to be part of a very unique institution that supports the wellbeing of the community and wider New Zealand.ESR promotes active work/life policies including family-friendly initiatives and flexible hours. You’ll receive ongoing personal development, free car parking as well as access to a Southern Cross group membership scheme.To ApplyApply online at https://www.careers.sciencenewzealand.org/esr/esr-jobsPlease note the successful applicant will be required to complete a pre-employment drug-screen and police records check as conditions of employment.