Senior Epidemiologist (Nationwide Talent Pipeline) 
  • Performs advanced level work and may direct small teams of epidemiologists, program managers, data analysts, physicians and other health professionals to design, implement and evaluate disease prevention, investigation, surveillance and control strategies
  • Serve as a technical expert for COVID-19 response
  • Plans and provides consultation to implement new or innovative COVID-19 disease surveillance, prevention, and control as it relates to vaccines
  • Oversees and directs the presentation of data and information along with the processing and analyzing of collected data in order to determine changes in trends and probable causes of epidemiologic problems
  • Characterizes problems identified from collected data and makes recommendations for the implementation of control or prevention measures
  • Oversees team to perform formal case control and cohort studies of complex health issues. 
  • Provides training, technical assistance, and consultative services to departmental staff and others regarding epidemiology and the control of diseases. 
  • Serves as a point of contact for various personnel regarding advanced, highly complex epidemiologic issues. 
  • Oversees the development of policies and procedures for new and existing disease control programs. 
  • Reviews technical and non-technical summaries of work, scientific reports and manuscripts as prepared by team members.  
  • A Doctorate (PhD) or Medical (MD) degree from a regionally accredited college or university in epidemiology, public health, veterinary medicine, preventive medicine, medicine, biological, physical, behavioral or environmental sciences 
  • Preferred coursework includes at least two courses in epidemiology covering additional epidemiology principles, methods and design concepts or at least two courses in statistical design and methods courses for the behavioral sciences, or at least two publications in two different peer-reviewed journals, and at least one course in biostatistics or other research-oriented statistics course.
  • Required: MPH with Epidemiology or Biostatistics emphasis
  • At least five (5) years of relevant work experience performing epidemiologic work or work in a closely related field. 
  • Possess strong data management and analysis skills. 
  • Experience conducting research on epidemiology of infectious diseases.  
  • Experience with data visualization (e.g., Tableau) is preferred. 
  • Experience with Geographic Information Systems (e.g., ArcGIS) is preferred. 
  • Experience working collaboratively with diverse stakeholders and engaging in strategic partnerships.
  • Proficiency with Strong understanding of design and implementation of research and epidemiologic studies Microsoft Office Suite  
  • Organizational skills demonstrating high attention to detail and the ability to organize multiple priorities. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills required for teamwork and interaction with people across CDC and with external partners. 
  • Knowledge of SAS, SPSS, STATA, or other statistical software.
  • Proficiency in writing comprehensive statistical and analytical reports.
  • Excellent written and oral communications.  
  • Ability to remain calm under intense stress and a fast pace environment.  

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