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Job Title: Supervisory Data Scientist, Branch Chief
Job Number: HHS-CDC-DE-23-118725
Organization: CDC/Center for Forecasting and Outbreak Analytics
Posted: 3/10/2023
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Biostatistics
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Remote,      USA
Compensation: Varies based on location locality; GS-15
Position Description: As a Supervisory Data Scientist, you will:

Direct the activities of multiple teams that are developing and implementing advanced computational models to simulate and forecast disease transmission processes and estimate key epidemic parameters from data

Establish vision, goals, priorities, and performance standards of the organization

Provide expert consultation and advice to Division and Center Directors in computational epidemiology and the application of sound statistical and epidemiological principles in the analysis of public health data

Collaborate with leaders and scientists from CIOs across CDC to integrate CFA's modeling and simulation activities into regular practice

Demonstrate expertise and attention to detail while leading high-profile modeling projects with real-world impacts

Promote the use of state-of-the-art technology, enterprise-grade software development practices, and advanced modeling workflows that embrace open science while ensuring the scientific integrity, reproducibility, and validity of the outputs

Qualifications: Basic Qualifications:

A degree in mathematics, statistics, computer science, data science or field directly related to the position. The degree must be in a major field of study (at least at the baccalaureate level) that is appropriate for the position; OR Have a combination of education and experience: Courses equivalent to a major field of study (30 semester hours) as shown in paragraph above, plus additional education or appropriate experience.

Applicants must have at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-14 in the Federal service as defined in the next paragraph.

Specialized experience is experience which is directly related to the position which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) to successfully perform the duties of the position to include experience: Developing and interpreting dynamical models for disease transmission across a range of deterministic and stochastic methodologies and of varying complexity Leading a team, i.e., modelers or quantitative analysts, to inform decisions while maintaining the scientific integrity of the work Communicating complex scientific and mathematical information to a wide range of technical and non-technical audiences.

Organization Description: The goal of the Center for Forecasting and Outbreak Analytics (CFA) is to enable timely, effective decision-making to improve outbreak response using data, modeling, and analytics.

To do so, CFA produces models and forecasts to characterize the state of an outbreak and its course, inform public health decision makers on potential consequences of deploying control measures, and support innovation to continuously improve the science of outbreak analytics and modeling.

Closing Date: 6/10/2023
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Elizabeth Weekley,  Supervisory Data Scientist, Branch Chief
Contact Location: 1600 Clifton Rd

Atlanta   GA  30329
United States
Contact Location: 1600 Clifton Rd
  Atlanta   GA  30329
  United States
Contact Phone: 770-488-1008 
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How to Apply: Interested applicants should submit complete application packages online in USAJOBS by the application deadline of March 15, 2023. Refer to the Required Documents section of the vacancy announcement to ensure all required documents are submitted.

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