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Job Title: Epidemiologist II
Job Number: 1708-89995-Epi-II-01
Organization: IHRC, Inc.
Posted: 8/11/2017
Type: Full-Time
Classification:
Industry:
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Atlanta,  GA    USA
Compensation: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Position Description:

JOB TITLE: Epidemiologist II

POSITION NUMBER: 1708-89995-Epi-II- 01

POSITION LOCATION: Atlanta, GA, USA

ANTICIPATED START DATE: September 18, 2017

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED UNTIL: Position is filled

TRAVEL:  Domestic and International travel may be required

IHRC, Inc. provides scientific, information management, management consulting, bioinformatics, and administrative program support to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other Federal and private sector clients.  The successful candidate will be a full-time employee of IHRC, Inc., and will be assigned to the Epidemiology Branch, Division of Viral Diseases (DVD), National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD), at the CDC, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA to provide support for epidemiologic and public health activities.
 
SCOPE OF WORK

The Epidemiologist II will provide support for epidemiologic and public health activities specific to Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS).

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Become familiar with study protocols
  • Provide input into the development and revision of data collections forms
  • Analyze study or project implementation, and measure the outcomes of projects
  • Generate tables and figures summarizing epidemiologic analyses
  • Participate in the design and implementation of research and epidemiologic studies.  This may include field/site visits, patient/subject enrollment and interviews, database creation, data entry, and management, and other tasks crucial to the success of the study.
  • Respond to inquiries from the public and/or CDC staff/personnel
  • Prepare reports using the most current data
  • Communicate with staff at CDC and those at remote sites as needed to ensure compliance with protocol, secure data transfer and processing
  • Communicate information for technical and other study information/requirements in a clear manner to and between project site staff, CDC technical support staff, statisticians, and epidemiologists
  • Manage or perform routine functions in epidemiologic databases.  Prepare, summarize, and present data in tables, figures, and graphs.
  • Prepare written technical reports and/or reports for publication.  Participate in writing comprehensive statistical and analytic reports from major studies.
  • Produce work products using software applications most commonly used at CDC including SAS and Access
  • Present epidemiologic analyses
  • Attend meetings when necessary to provide information on current activities or to become familiar with current activities
  • Respond to inquiries within 2 hours after receipt

Qualifications:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience:

  • Advanced degree in epidemiology from an accredited college

Required:

  • Two years of experience in providing epidemiologic support
  • Organizational skills demonstrating high attention to detail and the ability to organize multiple priorities
  • Strong interpersonal skills required for team work and interaction with people across CDC and with external partners
  • Strong understanding of design and implementation of research and epidemiologic studies
  • Strong knowledge of SAS, SPSS, Stata, or other statistical software
  • Proficiency in writing comprehensive statistical and analytical reports

Desirable:

  • Experience in conducting research on epidemiology of viral diseases

Language Skills:

  • The candidate must possess excellent oral and written communication skills in English  

REQUIREMENT:

  • Must be United States citizen or permanent resident or have authorization for employment in the United States

SALARY:  Commensurate with qualifications and experience


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IHRC, INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER.  It is the policy of IHRC, Inc. to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, and veteran or disability status and to take affirmative action in accordance with applicable laws and Executive Orders.

Organization Description:

IHRC, Inc. is an international consulting and professional services corporation, located in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. IHRC is a minority woman-owned small business and participates in the 8(a) business development program of the U.S. Small Business Administration. We assist our clients in accomplishing their missions and objectives in a timely and cost-effective manner, and we strive exceed our clients’ expectations.

Closing Date: 11/11/2017
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: HUMAN RESOURCES,  Epidemiologist II
Contact Location: 2 Ravinia Dr. Suite 1200

Atlanta   GA  30346
United States
Contact Location: 2 Ravinia Dr. Suite 1200
 
  Atlanta   GA  30346
  United States
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Contact Email: resume@ihrc.com
Web Address: https://www.ihrc.com
How to Apply:

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