Job Overview


Become a part of the Department that touches the lives of every American!  At the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) you can give back to your community, state, and country by making a difference in the lives of Americans everywhere.  It is the principal agency for protecting the health of citizens.  Join HHS and help to make our world healthier, safer, and better for all Americans.

This position is located in the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP), Division of STD Prevention (DSTD), Surveillance and Data Management Branch (SDMB), Atlanta, Georgia.This vacancy is also being announced concurrently with vacancy announcement HHS-CDC-M3-13-858696 under merit promotion procedures.  Please review that announcement to see if you are eligible for consideration under merit promotion procedures.  NOTE:  Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered.
Who May Apply:  Open to US citizens and applicants eligible under Schedule A authority.

PHS Commissioned Corps Officers interested in performing the duties of this position within the Commissioned Corps (not as a career/career-conditional employee) are encouraged to apply under the merit promotion announcement indicated above.
Additional selections may be made within the same geographical location.

CDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


This position functions as the Chief, Surveillance and Data Management Branch (SDMB), Division of Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention (DSTDP), NCHHSTP. The Chief has primary responsibility for planning, directing, evaluating and coordinating the activities of the Branch, determining the broad direction of SDMB, and providing expert advice and guidance to both Division and Center Directors. Lead, plan, direct, and advise on a broad portfolio of intramural and extramural research and operational procedures, as well as evaluation and surveillance studies, and works closely with Division senior management to translate new findings and methods into recommendations for policy and program implementation thereby improving opportunities for achieving established Branch and Divisional goals. Provide expert consultation and support to public health officials, scientists, and administrators on effective STD prevention and control guidelines and strategies. Present in national, international, and internal forums in the field of STD & HIV prevention and control. Direct the design, initiation, coordination and conduct of research protocols and the collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of data related to such activities. Seek innovative opportunities whereby public health needs and community interests can forge effective partnerships to enhance public health initiatives within the purview of the NCHHSTP.