Junior and Senior Epidemiologists Needed (Portsmouth VA, Silver Spring, MD & Aberdeen, MD) in Silver Spring, MD at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 6/18/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

GDIT is seeking Junior to Senior level Epidemiologists to support our clients in the below programs in Portsmouth, VA, Silver Spring and Aberdeen, MD:

Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center (NMCPHC)

https://www.navy.mil/local/nmcphc/

Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch (AFHSB)

https://www.health.mil/About-MHS/OASDHA/Defense-Health-Agency/Operations/Public-Health-Division/Armed-Forces-Health-Surveillance-Branch

Army Public Health Center (APHC)

https://phc.amedd.army.mil/Pages/default.aspx

In these roles, a typical day would include:

  • Providing consultative support on a wide variety of epidemiological and health surveillance questions including survey design, data analysis, technical writing, and public health recommendations for epidemiological consultations provided to stakeholders in the Army.
  • Responding to requests for information from stakeholders throughout the Army and DoD
  • Assessing and ensuring the accuracy and quality of these products to include writing and reviewing SAS code
  • Providing epidemiological expertise and mentorship to and collaborating with other agencies on a wide variety of epidemiological projects
  • Using independent judgement and advanced knowledge of applied epidemiology and SAS for Public Health practice
  • Collecting, monitoring, analyzing, interpreting, and summarizing morbidity and mortality surveillance data for the purposes of supporting behavioral health surveillance efforts for the U.S Army and the DoD
  • Disseminating the results of analytical studies via technical reports, briefings, presentations, manuscripts, websites and other media based on target audiences
  • Performing administrative duties including approving time cards, managing expense reports, and providing mentorship to junior GDIT staff

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s Degree in Epidemiology or Public Health; PhD in Epidemiology or related field, preferred
  • 2+ years of related experience in public health, epidemiology or related field
  • Secret Clearable

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Awareness of DoD and USG work in infectious disease surveillance, detection, prevention and/or response
  • Familiarity with the Military Health System (MHS) and DHA
  • Experience in statistical analysis software packages, such as SAS or R
  • Laboratory and/or field experience with infectious disease surveillance experience
  • Active Secret clearance
We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.