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Vacancy: Epidemiologist sexually transmitted diseases

 width=This vacancy has been advertised by the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM)

Job description
We are looking for an enthusiastic epidemiologist to strengthen our team that works on surveillance and research of STIs (sexually transmitted diseases, such as HIV, chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, hepatitis, HPV) in the Netherlands. The work focuses on maintaining and analyzing STI surveillance data and PrEP data from the sexual health centers (SOAP), liaising with sexual health centers regarding SOAP and facilitating data requests and modifications to the registration system.

Job requirements

  • You have a master’s degree in epidemiology
  • You have experience analyzing complex data files with statistical programs.
  • You have affinity with public health and preferably experience in infectious disease epidemiology
  • You can work independently, show initiative and are decisive.
  • You have good communication skills in word and writing, also in English.
  • You are flexible in working on multiple projects.
  • You like to work in a team.

Terms of employment
Salary level: scale 10
Monthly salary: Min €2.756 – Max. €4,430 (gross)
Employment contract: Employment contract for a fixed period with a view to an indefinite period
Contract duration: 18 months
Maximum number of hours per week: 32

Other terms of employment
In addition to your salary, you will receive an Individual Choices Budget (IKB). The IKB consists of money (16,37% of your gross annual salary) and time. With IKB you can make the choices that suit you and you can compile part of your terms of employment yourself. For example, you can choose to have part of your monthly income paid out when you want. You can also convert this budget into leave or spend it on tax-friendly purposes. Central government attaches great importance to personal growth and career development and offers numerous opportunities for this. The secondary employment conditions include various study facilities, company fitness, full reimbursement of your public transport commuting expenses and partially paid parental leave.

Acquisition in response to this vacancy is not appreciated.

Digital application
Rijksinstituut voor Volksgezondheid en Milieu (RIVM) invites you to apply for a position on their website. The link below will take you directly to the application form. The State places value on a diverse and inclusive organization. Working in diverse teams makes us more effective, more innovative and enjoyable. Everybody is therefore invited to apply.

Go to Here to the application form.

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