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Job Title: Epidemiologist
Job Number:
Organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Posted: 4/16/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Public Health - General
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Atlanta,  GA    USA
Compensation:
Position Description: This position is located in the Clinical Research Branch (CRB) in the Division of Tuberculosis Elimination in CDC’s National Ce Center for HIV HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, ST STD, and TB Prevention. CRB serves as the Da Data & Coordinating Center (DCC) for the Tu Tuberculosis Trials Consortium (TBTC), a co collaboration of researchers from the CDC, do domestic and international public health de departments, academic medical centers, and se selected Veterans Administration medical ce centers. The mission of the TBTC is to co conduct programmatically relevant research co concerning the diagnosis, clinical ma management, and prevention of tuberculosis (T (TB) infection and disease.

The successful applicant will direct and lead quality management activities for multi-national national Mycobacteriology laboratory operations associated with TB clinical trials. He or she will lead or assist with the following: creation of protocols and technical resources or training materials in support of CRB’s research activities focusing on the Mycobacteriology, pharmacokinetic and pharmacogenetics aspects of the study; monitoring quality indicators and analyze data to assess Mycobacteriology laboratory performance; communicating with scientific partners for administrative issues, including negotiation of Material Transfer Agreements; provide technical support to domestic and non-US TB laboratories; and providing operational support within the CRB for the implementation of a phase 3 randomized, open-label, controlled trial evaluating label, controlled trial evaluating rifapentine rifapentine-containing treatment-shortening regimens for pulmonary TB. He or she will work with a multi-disciplinary team to deve develop analytic constructs based on labo laboratory data to assess clinical trial outc outcomes and develop research questions.

Duties

1. Assist in the creation and maintenance of technical documents, protocols and training materials in support of TBTC work, especially for Mycobacteriology, pharmacokinetic and pharmacogenetics aspects of of the study.

2. Develop and monitor quality indicators and analyze data to assess Mycobacteriology la laboratory performance

3. Provide technical assistance and training to domestic and non-US Mycobacteriologic Mycobacteriologic laboratories

4. Communicate with scientific partners for op operational and administrative issues, in including negotiation of Material Transfer Ag Agreements.

5. Operational support within the Clinical Research Branch for the implementation of a phase 3 randomized, open-label, controlled trial evaluating rifapentine-containing treatment-shortening regimens for pulmonary T TB

Qualifications: Qualifications: Some graduate work or gradua graduate degree in epidemiology, microb microbiology, or a related field.

Desired Skills:

1. Technical writing

2. Problem-solving skills

3. Work independently

4. Knowledge of clinical microbiology, Mycobacteriology Mycobacteriology, clinical trials, or re related disciplines

5. Proficiency in Word, Excel, and Powerpoint Powerpoint.

6. Proficiency in descriptive statistics an and data analysis.

7. Ability to communicate effectively in writing with scientific partners.

Organization Description: The TBTC is a collaboration of researchers from the CDC, domestic and international public health departments, academic medical centers, and selected Veterans Administration medical centers whose mission is to conduct programmatically relevant research concerning the diagnosis, clinical management, and prevention of tuberculosis (TB) infection and disease. The main purposes of the TBTC are to conduct research that expands clinical and epidemiologic knowledge of TB and facilitates the diagnosis, clinical management, and prevention of tuberculosis infection and disease. The TBTC’s Administrative and Data Center is located at the CDC in Atlanta.

Closing Date: 7/16/2018
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Barbara DeCausey,  Epidemiologist
Contact Location: 1600 Clifton Road NE
MS E10
Atlanta   GA  30329
United States
Contact Location: 1600 Clifton Road NE
  MS E10
  Atlanta   GA  30329
  United States
Contact Phone: 404-639-5330 
Contact Fax: 404-718-8308
Contact Email: tbtcresearchadmin@cdc.gov
Web Address:
How to Apply: Email your CV and cover letter to tbtcresearchadmin@cdc.gov, attention: Barbara DeCausey. The application deadline is May 19, 2018.

Additional Information: • This is a full-time position. The po position is located at Corporate Square Bo Boulevard, Atlanta Georgia

• Some domestic and international travel ma may be required, typically <5% and generally no not exceeding 10% of work time

• For more information on TBTC: https https://www.cdc.gov/tb/topic/research/tbtc/de fault.htm

Web Site Delete Date: 7/16/2018