Job Overview


What exciting careers awaits you at CDC?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the agency Americans trust with their lives. As a global leader in public health, CDC is the nation’s premier health promotion, prevention, and preparedness agency. Whether we are protecting the American people from public health threats, researching emerging diseases, or mobilizing public health programs with our domestic and international partners, we rely on our employees to make a real difference in the health and well-being of people here and around the world.

Who May Apply: Open to US citizens and applicants eligible under Schedule A authority.

Additional selections may be made within the same geographical location.

CDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


The incumbent will serve as a scientist in the evaluation of public health issues or health hazards; plan and conduct scientific surveys/studies or projects to identify and solve public health problems. Identify and analyze public health issues and their impact on operations that are critical to the public health community. Search, synthesizes and interprets information relevant to public health. Provide technical advice and assistance to national, state and local health agencies and to various other organizations. Prepare scientific and other articles and technical reports for publication. Make presentations at international and national meetings.