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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.

This vacancy is also being announced concurrently with vacancy announcement HHS-CDC-M3-14-980513 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.

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 HIV/AIDS Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia.

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 Financial Disclosure —OGE form 450 Holding ourselves to a higher standard; the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention inspires public confidence in its trust responsibilities and mission by maintaining high ethical principles. This position is subject to the confidential financial disclosure requirements of the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 (P.L. 95-521). Therefore, if selected, you will be required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 450) to determine if a conflict or an appearance of a conflict exists between your financial interest and your prospective position with the agency. This Information will be required annually.

CDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


As a Supervisory Health Scientist you will serve as the Director, Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention - Surveillance and Epidemiology (DHAP-SE), with functional oversight of the Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention - Intervention, Research and Support (DHAP-IRS) in the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, and Tuberculosis Prevention (NCHHSTP) responsible for planning, managing, and evaluating the programs of the Division. In partnership with the senior leadership team, the incumbent develops Division goals, strategies and operational policies, and ensures collaboration and cross-fertilization, both across the organizational subunits as well as with other organizations within NCHHSTP, CDC and our external partners. As a senior member of the Center management team, participates in developing Center program, policy and objectives, short and long-term goals, program strategies, and operating policies. Works closely with the NCHHSTP Director on strategic research, policy and programmatic and partnership issues related to the domestic HIV/AIDS prevention as well as opportunities to collaborate and integrate across NCHHSTP portfolios. Works closely with the Center Director to implement NCHHSTP, CCID and CDC policies and health protection priorities. Advises the Center Director(NCHHSTP), CC/O Director, CDC, Directors of the various Centers, and other governmental and nongovernmental agencies and departments about policy, research, and programmatic directions of the agency as they relate to national public health training programs.

Travel Required

  • Not Required