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Job opening: Health Scientist (Informatics)

Salary: $109 278 - 142 065 per year
City: Atlanta
Published at: Jun 11 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
As a global leader in public health & health promotion, CDC is the agency Americans trust with their lives. In addition to our everyday work, each CDC employee has a role in supporting public health emergency management, whether through temporary assignments to emergency responses or sustaining other CDC programs and activities while colleagues respond. Join our team to use your talent, training, & passion to help CDC continue as the world's premier public health organization. Visit www.cdc.gov

Duties

As a Health Scientist (Informatics) you will: Provide scientific advice, consultation, and leadership in designing, coordinating and maintaining public health informatics project goals, objectives and priorities within a Centers/Institutes/Offices (CIO) and/or Center for Disease Control/ Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (CDC/ATSDR) and in the general public health community. Implement scientific policies and procedures on informatics practices and principles. Manage projects involved with public health informatics and serves as a subject matter expert in the design and implementation of information Technology (IT) systems integrating epidemiologic and other information from a scientific perspective. Design, oversee, implement, and conduct scientific surveys/studies or projects to identify and solve health system related problems.

Requirements

Qualifications

All qualification requirements must be met by the closing date of the announcement. Basic Qualifications: Have a Bachelor's or graduate/higher level degree: major study in an academic field related to the medical field, health sciences or allied sciences appropriate to the work of the position. This degree must be from an educational program from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (https://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/) at the time the degree was obtained. Minimum Qualifications: To qualify at the GS-13 grade level, you must have at least one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-12 grade level, which must include the following experience: in scientific advice, consultation, and leadership in designing, coordinating, and maintaining health informatics project objectives and priorities for public health programs and systems. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Education

Copy of your transcripts or equivalent documentation is required for positions with an education requirement, or if you are qualifying based on education or a combination of education and experience. An official transcript will be required if you are selected.

College or university degree generally must be from an accredited (or pre-accredited) college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. For a list of schools which meet these criteria, please refer to Department of Education Accreditation page.

FOREIGN EDUCATION: Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the requirements. You must show proof the education credentials have been deemed to be at least equivalent to that gained in conventional U.S. education program. It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. For more information, visit https://sites.ed.gov/international/recognition-of-foreign-qualifications/.

Contacts

  • Address NCIRD-INFORMATICS AND DATA ANALYTICS BRANCH 1600 CLIFTON RD NE ATLANTA, GA 30333 US
  • Name: CDC HELPDESK
  • Phone: (770) 488-1725
  • Email: [email protected]

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