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    The purpose of the is position is to serve as a senior veterinary medical officer providing direction and advice on aspects of public health issues related to zoonotic diseases. This position will function as a recognized consultant and veterinary medical expert on zoonotic disease surveillance and epidemiology, the prevention and control of zoonotic diseases, and the integration between veterinary and public health research and practice.

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    As a Veterinary Medical Officer (Bilingual), you will:

    • Serve as senior veterinary medical officer, examining the animal-human interface of zoonotic diseases.
    • Lead a research agenda to address critical unmet needs related to zoonotic diseases at the animal-human interface and consult on scientific and technical issues and on the design and implementation of training programs.
    • Provide substantial input in the day-to-day technical and scientific planning, implementation, and analysis of veterinary medical aspects of public health research studies conducted by scientists.
    • Plan and evaluate extensive, long-range scientific programs and projects targeting critical public health problems related to zoonotic diseases; advocates evidence-based policies and public health action.
    • Develop, manage, and coordinate the sharing of health related educational or informational materials on zoonotic diseases so that scientific advice and assistance is shared.

    Travel Required

    50% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/529774100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.