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    Summary

    The incumbent will serve as a recognized agency authority or consultant for health programs and conducts scientific research to develop a national system (or) systems to monitor public health capacity and performance at local, state and national levels.

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    Responsibilities

    As a Health Scientist you will:

    • Develop policy and objectives, appraising programs, and initiating requirements for health science studies.
    • Serve as an advisor for the planning, design, implementation, and analysis of projects.
    • Design, oversee, implement, and conduct scientific surveys/studies or projects to identify and solve health system related problems.
    • Identify and analyze public health issues and their impact on scientific operations that are critical to the public health community at large.
    • Analyze epidemiologic investigation data utilizing new methodologies or existing techniques that have been extensively revised.
    • Conduct major statistical studies or continuing projects that represent an important segment of the center's primary investigative program.
    • Provide advice on programming software used in survey data and other data analyses.
    • Lead scientists and program consultants in various aspects of the study or survey design process, and other study support duties including analyzing and reporting of data and data dissemination to audiences.

    Travel Required

    25% or less - Domestic 5%; International 20%

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    14

  • 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/551911200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.