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Recruitment #18-003642-0004


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PHPA, Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Baltimore, MD

Main Purpose of Job

Within the Maryland Department of Health's Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control (CCDPC), the Data and Evaluation Team supports the development and implementation of effective chronic disease prevention and control programs by serving as a respected source of information and guidance for all data-related needs. As part of this team, the Epidemiologist II supports state and local chronic disease initiatives by providing high quality surveillance and statistical data analysis. The incumbent oversees data collection efforts, as well as manages data analysis to assess population health status, trends, and disparities. S/he is responsible for communicating data in a variety of formats for a variety of audiences, including developing reports, presentations, and other documents. The Epidemiologist II provides data-informed programmatic recommendations to senior CCDPC and CCD Bureau leadership, and s/he assists in the development and evaluation of chronic disease prevention and control measures. The Epidemiologist II also recommends and conducts investigations and special studies, indicated from data analyses. Focus areas for this work include (but are not limited to) heart disease, stroke, diabetes, obesity, nutrition, physical activity, arthritis and hypertension.


Education: A Master’s degree in the field of Public Health from an accredited college or university with a minimum of three graduate courses in Epidemiology and one graduate course in Biostatistics.  A copy of your graduate transcripts (official or unofficial) must accompany your application.

Experience: Two years of experience in designing and conducting epidemiological studies and investigations for disease surveillance as an epidemiologist subsequent to receipt of the Master’s degree.

Note: Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a commissioned officer in Health Care Science  classifications or Clinical Lab, Medical Scientists, or Bio Medical Lab Officer specialty codes in the health research field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience and education. 


The preferred candidate should be proficient in SAS and have at least 1-2 years of experience in preparing chronic disease data/analysis for reports, presentations, and other documents.


Applicants who meet the minimum (and selective) qualifications will be included in further evaluation. The evaluation may be a rating of your application based on your education, training and experience as they relate to the requirements of the position. Therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Please report all related education, experience, dates and hours of work. Clearly indicate your college degree and major on your application, if applicable. For education obtained outside the U.S., any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing an evaluation for equivalency by a foreign credential evaluation service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). Complete applications must be submitted by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be added. Candidates may remain on the certified eligible list for a period of at least one year.

Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application may be submitted to MDH, Recruitment and Selection Division, 201 W. Preston St., Room 114-B, Baltimore, MD 21201.  The paper application must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted.

Incorrect application forms will not be accepted.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If unable to upload, please fax requested information only to 410-333-5689.  Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the MDH Recruitment and Selection Division at 410-767-1251. 

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-767-1251 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.



As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

The resulting certified eligible list for this recruitment may be used for similar positions in this or other State agencies.