Job Description and Duties

This position supports the California Department of Public Health’s (CDPH) mission and strategic plan by maintaining a proactive culture of quality improvement and leveraging data and technology to enhance services.

The Research Scientist (RS) I will serve as a staff scientist contributing to the design and implementation of Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health (MCAH) program evaluation efforts for the Adolescent Family Life Program. The RS I uses tools and methods in the areas of program evaluation, statistics, project management, and informatics to engage in program evaluation and other scientific research studies to promote public health in maternal, child and adolescent health populations. The primary objective of these studies is to inform the design, targeting, and evaluation of prevention efforts. Up to 5% of travel may be required per month.

The incumbent works under the general supervision of the Research Scientist Supervisor (RSS) I, Chief of the Adolescent Program Evaluation and Data Unit.

The attached duty statement indicates whether this position is eligible for telework. All employees who telework are required to be California residents in accordance with Government Code 14200, and may be required to report to a CDPH office, when needed. Candidates who reside outside of the state of California may be interviewed; however, the selected candidate must have a primary residency in the state of California prior to appointment (and continue to maintain California residency) as a condition of employment. Failure to meet this requirement may result in the job offer being rescinded.

Upload your Resume/CV or any other relevant file. Max. file size: 25 MB.

You can apply to this job and others using your online resume. Click the link below to submit your online resume and email your application to this employer.

About California Department of Public Health

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) works to protect the public's health in the Golden State and helps shape positive health outcomes for individuals, families and communities. The Department's programs and services, implemented in collaboration with local health departments and state, federal and private partners, touch the lives of every Californian and visitor to the state 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Our Shared Vision
CDPH public health professionals, researchers, scientists, doctors, nurses, and other staff­ members have a shared vision to protect and improve the health of all Californians. We are dedicated to public service and passionate about our work and the people and communities we serve and protect.