Job Overview

Summary

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 (DSTDP), Epidemiology and Statistics Branch (ESB).

 

This vacancy is also being announced concurrently with vacancy announcement HHS-CDC-M3-13-876901 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.

Duties

 

Serves as a senior advisor on the Statistics Team and provides a broad range of statistical support to physicians, epidemiologists, behavioral scientists, and other researchers.  Designs statistical components for Division of STD Prevention epidemiologic research, monitoring, and evaluation activities.  Applies existing statistical inference procedures, developing new techniques or refining existing techniques whenever necessary, to refine and test hypotheses related to division research objectives.  Prepares manuscripts for publication or other technical reports for non-statistical audiences as well as statisticians, detailing the statistical methodology that was applied and the resulting conclusions.   Plans, coordinates, and reviews study designs, and oversees the data analysis activities conducted by statisticians, epidemiologists, and other scientists.   Provides expert guidance on the design of studies; design of data collection instruments and systems; planning the analysis of data and selecting appropriate statistical techniques for analysis; data analysis, interpretation and dissemination; assessing the quality of data; and presenting the results of studies and research.