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Job Title: Surveillance Epidemiologist
Job Number:
Organization: CDC
Posted: 6/29/2020
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Epidemiology
Industry: Other
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Atlanta,  GA    USA
Position Description: The surveillance epidemiologist will have the following duties:

1.Managing a national surveillance system for Botulism, and for selected foodborne diseases diseases 2. Work closely with the team and IT staff to develop linking between multiple national surveillance systems 3. Use software tools to automate reporting and cleaning of data 4. Analyze and disseminate data through annual reports and scientific publications 5.Other tasks as needed for the team and branch

Qualifications: The candidate should be a recent Master's degree graduate in the field of epidemiology who has knowledge of data management, analysis, and reporting. Knowledge of best practices in database design and administration, and skills related to IT, informatics, or computer science, would be beneficial.

Organization Description: EDEB works with state and local health departments and other federal agencies to conduct surveillance for bacterial enteric diseases and related antimicrobial resistance occurring in the United States. Pathogens EDEB staff members track include Clostridium botulinum, Campylobacter, Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli, Listeria, Salmonella, Shigella, Vibrio, and Yersinia. EDEB staff routinely collect and analyze surveillance data, publish and present findings, and collaborate with partners to improve the branch’s nine surveillance systems. EDEB is organized into five Teams: Analytics, Foodborne Disease Active Surveillance Network (FoodNet), National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS), National Surveillance, and NORS. The NORS Team collects approximately 900 foodborne and animal contact outbreak reports each year and analyzes them to monitor disease trends and to better understand the sources of enteric disease infections. Outbreak surveillance reports inform investigations of new outbreaks and the creation of prevention measures and policies by providing insight into the pathogens, vehicles, populations, and circumstances that have been associated with foodborne disease or animal contact outbreaks.

Closing Date: 9/29/2020
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Amelia Carter,  Surveillance Epidemiologist
Contact Location: 1600 Clifton Road MS C09

Atlanta   GA  30329
United States
Contact Location: 1600 Clifton Road MS C09
  Atlanta   GA  30329
  United States
Contact Phone: 404.639.3485 
Contact Fax: 404.639.2205
Contact Email:
Web Address:
How to Apply: Please send CV/resumes to Bruce Gutelius ( subject "NST Surveillance Epidemiologist".

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