Research Scientist Supervisor I (Epidemiology/Biostatistics) - California Department of Public Health

Overview: Under the general direction of the Division Chief, the Research Scientist Supervisor (RSS) I serves as Chief of the California Birth Defects Monitoring Program (CBDMP). Provides scientific and supervisory leadership related to birth defects and the birth defects registry, data linkage and research. Provides the overall management, guidance and leadership to both state and contract staff to ensure that the program operates and functions in the most efficient manner possible. The RSS I is responsible for the management of surveillance and studies conducted by the CBDMP, including the overall supervision of CBDMP staff, training, and implementing the CBDMP functions in accordance with the policies and procedures established by CDPH.

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is committed to delivering essential Public Health Services directly and/or through strong and effective partnerships. Working with local health departments, state, federal and private partners, the work performed by CDPH touches our lives every day in every community in every corner of California. We are here for Californians, from protecting newborns through genetic screening to ensuring senior citizens’ golden years are safe by licensing care facilities, doctors, nurses, scientists, researchers, public health professionals. The staff of CDPH’s more than 200 programs displays their dedication to public service through our core values: collaboration, competence, equity, integrity, respect, responsibility, trust and vision. We are passionate about our work and compassionate towards the people and communities we serve.

Location: The Chief of the CDBMP will be based at the CDPH Marina Bay Parkway Campus, Richmond, CA. The City of Richmond is part of the San Francisco Bay Area and our location is about 16 minutes away from downtown San Francisco.

Application Process: Go to Research Scientist Supervisor I (Epidemiology/Biostatistics) to view the official exam bulletin & duty statement, obtain the required form: State Application STD 678 form and apply online. Online applications are highly recommended, however, paper applications may be submitted to California Department of Public Health-Human Resources Branch, 1501 Capitol Avenue, Ste. 7131501 Sacramento, CA 95899-7378.

The final filing date: September 9, 2016.

For inquiries contact Agustina Guzman at 510-412-1502 or e-mail us at

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