The purpose of this position is to initiate, design, conduct, and report major epidemiologic studies. These studies are of marked scientific and public health importance and may have an influence in the development of regulatory standards for the protection of workers occupationally exposed to the hazards under investigation.
As a Research Epidemiologist, you will:
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel up to 10% domestic for this position.
Conditions of Employment
Bachelor's or graduate/higher level degree: major study in an academic field related to the medical field, health sciences or allied sciences appropriate to the work of the position. This degree must be from an educational program from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education https://ope.ed.gov/dapip/#/home at the time the degree was obtained.
Applicants must have at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-12 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 in planning, designing, managing, and collaborating on research projects focused on identification, prevention, improvement, and control of occupational injuries and illnesses.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
Education completed in colleges or universities outside the United States may be used to meet the education requirements. You must provide acceptable documentation that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States. For more information on how foreign education is evaluated, visit: https://www.cdc.gov/jobs/future-applicant-information.html.
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