Epidemiologist

CDC Foundation

About the organization

The CDC Foundation is working with CDC and state and local authorities to provide surge staffing that are crucial to the nation’s COVID-19 response. We are seeking Epidemiologists around the country. Under general supervision, an Epidemiologist plans, develops, and conducts epidemiologic investigations, surveillance, and interventions limited in scope and/or complexity to determine the causes of diseases and implement methods of disease control of COVID-19. Collects, analyzes, and interprets statistical data and prepares epidemiologic reports. This position works to promote and protect the health and safety.

Duties

Responsibilities
Assists with planning and conducting investigations of diseases.
Performs formal case control and cohort studies of complex health issues.
Provides related consultation to departmental staff and others.
Designs, implements, and maintains disease surveillance.
Provides training, technical assistance, and consultative services regarding epidemiology and the control of diseases.
Serves as a point of contact for various personnel regarding moderately complex epidemiologic issues.
Writes various epidemiologic reports.
Performs various duties in support of section operations.
Develops policies and procedures for new and existing disease control programs.
Prepare technical and non-technical summaries of work, scientific reports and manuscripts.
Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education
Master’s degree in public health or a closely related field from an accredited college or university.
Qualifications
At least two (2) 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 softwareProficiency in writing comprehensive statistical and analytical reportsExcellent written and oral communications.
Ability to remain calm under intense stress and a fast pace environment.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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