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Epidemiologist at Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Posted: 7/18/2017 (Employment)

Applications are open for a GS-14 epidemiologist position in the Behavioral and Clinical Surveillance Branch in CDC’s Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention.

The overarching mission of the Behavioral and Clinical Surveillance Branch is to guide HIV prevention and care by identifying, monitoring, and reporting the drivers of the HIV epidemic. This position will be situated in the Behavioral Surveillance Team and will support the National HIV Behavioral Surveillance (NHBS) system and other team projects. NHBS is CDC’s comprehensive system for conducting bio-behavioral surveillance among persons at highest risk for HIV infection in the United States. NHBS is implemented in metropolitan statistical areas with the highest disease burden. NHBS survey and testing activities are conducted in rotating annual cycles of surveillance among men who have sex with men, persons who inject drugs and heterosexuals at increased risk for HIV infection.

Desired qualifications include experience analyzing and reporting on trends and other outcomes in HIV/AIDS or other infectious disease epidemics and experience in providing advice on data management and analysis techniques of complex epidemiologic or surveillance studies. In addition to technical expertise, the position requires excellent oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and preference for working in a team environment.

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Deadline: 07/31/2017

Location: Atlanta, GA