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Job Title: Epidemiologist
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Organization: CDC Foundation
Posted: 11/14/2018
Type: Full-Time
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Number of Openings: 1
Location: Raleigh,  NC    USA
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Position Description: JOB DESCRIPTION The CDC Foundation seeks candidates for a full time Epidemiologist to support the CDC. This position is full time, and works 40 hours a week. This position will serve as the opioid syndromic surveillance epidemiologist This is an outstanding opportunity to work with the nation’s lead agency charged with protecting the public's health. The CDC Foundation offers a competitive salary and attractive benefits package. RESPONSIBILITIES • Establishes a data base and analyzes new biosurveillance and hospital specimens submitted post non-fatal overdose • Coordinates data submissions and communicates findings with a variety of partners, including hospitals and laboratory staff • Plans and executes analytic research projects utilizing methodologies and measures pertinent to the assessment and summarization of the health status of specific populations • Plans and carries out quality control programs and selects statistical and epidemiologic methods for use in quality control analysis • Evaluates quality and efficiency of surveillance systems and makes recommendations for enhancements • Designs, coordinates, and manages special surveillance and/or evaluation procedures where no other existing data are available • Ensures the reliability and consistency of the data while measuring the data limitations; develops procedures and methodology to modify the data and oversees data modifications • Provide expertise in the design, management and evaluation of study protocols and health status questionnaires, sample selection and analysis • Provides statistical insight in the interpretation and discussion of study results • Conducts literature reviews and assists in preparing reports from analyses of surveillance data, literature reviews, and other information using behavioral science, demographic and epidemiologic analytic techniques, and evaluation • Supports the development and writing of project manuals, reports, and peer-review manuscripts, disseminates results of research projects in a wide range of venues and may present results to the scientific community at professional meetings and conferences • Supports the planning and implementation of various project workshops, trainings, and orientation meetings • Expert knowledge of epidemiological methods in regards to data analysis, report writing, and research development • Working knowledge of applied survey sampling for all modes of social science data collection • Demonstrated experience with multiple modes of data collection is highly desirable • Knowledge of the methods, principles, and processes of survey research and broad experience in the field • Data entry and data cleaning, including setting up the data entry program • Strong skills in quantitative analysis for complex sample design • Familiarity with social science research and policy issues • Expert skills in the use of computer software and programming, especially packages for statistical analysis (e.g. SPSS, SAS, STATA) and knowledge of computing platforms and data file construction • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated skills in time management • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications: QUALIFICATIONS • Master of Public Health (MPH) or Doctor of Public Health from an accredited college or university in Health Information Management or a related field. • Knowledge of submission technical and programmatic requirements • Strong technical skills including word processing, spreadsheet development and management, and database management, with a particular emphasis on proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite. • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with particular experience reviewing and editing documents. • Outstanding interpersonal and teamwork skills; collegial; energetic; and able to develop productive relationships with colleagues, stakeholders, and partners. • Knowledge of laboratory toxicology data preferred

Organization Description: To apply: Resumes will be accepted through January 1, 2019 (All applicants must apply via www.CDCFoundation.org) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, mental or physical disabilities, veteran status, and all other characteristics protected by law. We comply with all applicable laws including E.O. 11246 and the Vietnam Era Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 governing employment practices and do not discriminate on the basis of any unlawful criteria in accordance with 41 C.F.R. §§ 60-300.5(a)(12) and 60- 741.5(a)(7). As a federal government contractor, we take affirmative action on behalf of protected veterans. The CDC Foundation is a smoke-free environment. Relocation expenses are not included.

Closing Date: 2/14/2019
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Contact Name: Human Resources,  Epidemiologist
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Atlanta   GA  30308
United States
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  Atlanta   GA  30308
  United States
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