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Epidemiologist - National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC), Division of Unintentional Injury Prev

Location: Atlanta, GA
Full-time position
Closing Date: open until filled
Job #11595
Posted: July 6, 2017
Description:

Duties and Responsibilities:  Provides expert advice on epidemiology and public health surveillance  Participates in major scientific studies and data analyses to identify and solve public health problems  Collaborates with immediate staff and other branches/divisions/teams within NCIPC on various injury projects  Provides input into data collection decisions and monitors development and deployment of NCIPC data and other products  Presents findings as necessary at professional meetings  Collaborates and communicates with external partners including other governmental agencies, state and territorial health departments  Other duties as assigned

Skills/Eligibility:

Desired Qualifications:  Background working on surveillance programs, including syndromic surveillance  Exceptional methodological and data analysis skills (SAS, STATA, R)  Experience with death certificate data or medical examiner/coroner data  Experience in conducting technical reviews and providing technical assistance to states  Strong record of scientific publication  Excellent oral and written communication skills  Demonstrated track record of working effectively with CDC teams, federal partners, funded programs, and other public health partners  Experience managing complex projects  Working knowledge of unintentional injury-related activities; preference will be given to candidates with experience working on opioid overdose

Job Qualification: GS-0601 Epidemiologist: Have successfully completed a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor’s degree or higher degree that included a major field of study in an academic field related to the health sciences or allied sciences appropriate to the work of the position. Applicants must have at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-13.

How to Apply:

Application Procedure: Interested applicants should submit the following documents and a brief statement expressing their interest in the position to Dr. Puja Seth at PSeth@cdc.gov by COB on Friday, July 14, 2017. Please include the text “Lateral Reassignment Opportunity – Epidemiology/Surveillance Team” in the e-mail subject line.

a. Resume/CV

b. Appropriate documents/items (i.e., transcripts, *SF-50, etc.)

Selection/Acceptance Process: Application will be reviewed and interviews may or may not be held. HRO will notify the selectee and negotiate the effective date of transfer between the losing and gaining CIOs.

Specific questions regarding the duties and responsibilities of this lateral reassignment position may be directed to Dr. Puja Seth at PSeth@cdc.gov or at 404-639-6334.

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