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Epidemiologist (AI/AN Populations)

Kauffman Inc and Associ
Missoula, MT
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Job Description | Epidemiologist (AI/AN Populations)

Company Overview

Founded in 1990, Kauffman & Associates, Inc. (KAI), is an American Indian– and woman-owned management consulting firm dedicated to improving the lives of vulnerable populations and enhancing the reach and effectiveness of social sector organizations. We combine stories of lived experiences with meaningful, data-driven insights to reach underserved communities.

We work closely with federal, tribal, state, and regional governments; associations; foundations; and private-sector businesses. At KAI, we do work that matters!

About the Role

As a member of the Research & Evaluation (R&E) team, the Epidemiologist will report to KAI’s VP for Research & Evaluation. The Epidemiologist will collaborate with KAI teams, clients, and other stakeholders to enhance understanding of American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) public health, social determinants of health, and factors impacting health outcomes in both tribal and urban Indian communities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop statistical analysis plans, conduct evaluations, and provide epidemiological interpretation of data and findings
  • Support development of survey instruments and focus group discussion guides
  • Present findings and recommendations to clients and other external stakeholders
  • Lead communications with policy makers and representatives from public health departments
  • Stay abreast of the latest research developments and trends in AI/AN public health publications and other relevant scientific areas through a review of scientific literature
  • Provide data analysis and data visualization support to KAI teams, as needed

Key Competencies

  • Thorough understanding of challenges related to AI/AN-focused data and research
  • Demonstrated epidemiology experience in AI/AN public health, disease surveillance, and epidemiologic practices
  • Knowledge of data communications security and privacy techniques, including legal and ethical issues regarding confidentiality and use of individually identifiable public health and medical record data
  • Strong analytical skills and advanced knowledge of diverse analytical methods (e.g., statistics, predictive modeling, and data visualization)
  • Outstanding oral, written and presenting skills for diverse audiences (both technical and non-technical)
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and support numerous projects with competing deadlines

Qualifications & Experience

  • Master’s degree in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Public Health, or related field (required)
  • PhD in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Public Health, or related field (PhD preferred)
  • Experience conducting epidemiological research using AI/AN data (required)
  • Knowledge of AI/AN health delivery system (preferred)
  • High proficiency in a leading statistical analysis software (e.g., SPSS, R, JMP, Stata, etc.)
  • Minimum 5+ years’ experience working with large public health databases (e.g., BRFSS)
  • Proficiency in data visualization software, such as Tableau (strongly preferred)
  • Project management experience (strongly preferred)

What’s in it for You

  • 80% company paid medical insurance premiums, portion of family paid
  • 50% company paid dental insurance premiums, portion of family paid
  • Vision insurance
  • $50K life insurance
  • Partial internet reimbursement
  • Remote work
  • Matching 401K
  • EAP

Location: Remote Work - can work in any US location

Status: Full-Time

Kauffman Inc and Associ


Missoula, MT
59804 USA