Sr Epidemiologist in Portsmouth, VA at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 6/21/2020

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Job Description

GDIT is seeking a Senior Scientist in support of the NMCPHC which is the Navy and Marine Corps' center for public health services. NMCPHC provides leadership and expertise to ensure mission readiness through disease prevention and health promotion in support of the National Military Strategy.

Responsibilities:

  • This role initiates and executes scientific research and/or development studies. Analyzes problems and applies theoretical techniques to develop solutions.
  • Directly or indirectly responsible for the application of complex and advanced scientific theories, concepts, principles, and processes.
  • Recognized within the company and the technical community as an authority in one or more scientific disciplines.
  • Typically assists or publishes professional and scientific papers and patents.
  • Develops advanced concepts, techniques, and standards.
  • Develops new applications based on professional principles and theories.
  • Works directly with senior personnel, program managers, and external organizations in the planning, oversight, execution, and evaluation of multiple complex technical and scientific solutions.
  • Maintains a liaison role with staff and customers, and acts independently on issues within his/her field of expertise.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • MS, PhD Preferred
  • 8+ years experience initiating and executing scientific research and/or development studies
  • Advanced knowledge and expertise in the use of statistical programs such as Statistical Analysis System (SAS) and Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) to evaluate epidemiological questions.
  • Advanced knowledge of surveillance monitoring systems.
  • Advanced knowledge of how to conduct comprehensive investigations to identify and characterize risk factors.
  • Advanced knowledge of how to develop strategies to reduce injury and disease incidence or mitigate health risk, and to evaluate and recommend methods of control including preventive measures.
  • Must be a US citizen and the ability to obtain an interim secret clearance

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Interim Secret clearance a plus. Active Secret clearance strongly preferred.

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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.