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    Summary

    This position is located in the Center for Epidemiology and Animal Health (CEAH) which provides analytical epidemiology expertise, design, planning, and analysis for national surveillance programs for animal disease; conducts risk assessments and identifies emerging animal health threats; monitors health-related aspects of U.S. livestock management and production; and develops economic and epidemiologic models to inform benefit cost analyses, risk analyses, and surveillance planning.

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    Responsibilities

    • The duties may include, but are not limited to:
    • Provides statistical expertise to the National Animal Health Monitoring System personnel for survey designs, population sampling procedures, collecting, and analyzing animal health and management data.
    • Responsible for statistical theoretical soundness, validity of results, interpretations, and efficiency.
    • Develops modifications and/or adoption of different plans or procedures, as may be required.
    • Responsible for assisting with the planning, initiating, directing, coordinating, and controlling the statistical analysis and interpretation of National Animal Health Monitoring System (NAHMS) data and other epidemiologic studies.
    • Reviews reports, publications, or other manuscripts for validity, technical correctness, and completeness of analysis and interpretation, approving or recommending changes as may be required.
    • Implements analysis of animal disease data using appropriate statistical theory and statistical tools including specialized statistical techniques and simulation models.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • Job family (Series)

    1529 Mathematical Statistics

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