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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-M2-16-1587811 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 Chronic Disease and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP), Office of the Director (OD), 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-wide.

    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.

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    Responsibilities

    As a Health Scientist you will:

    · Serve as the Editor for a scientific, peer-reviewed journal on chronic disease.
    · Provide scientific direction and editorial leadership for a scientific, peer-reviewed journal.
    · Prepare editorials addressing public health themes.
    · Promote interpersonal relationships with public health professionals.
    · Provide guidance on cross cutting procedural and multilayered and multifaceted policy issues.

    · Supervise a small contingent of employees.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 10% Travel Required

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    15

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    United States Citizens

    Questions? This job is open to 1 group.

  • Job family (Series)

    0601 General Health Science

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/425128300. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.