Biosurveillance Scientist (Infectious Disease)

Clearance Level
Secret
Category
Research
Location
Silver Spring, Maryland

REQ#: G2019-65507

Our client’s vision is to be the central epidemiological resource and a global health surveillance proponent for the U.S. Armed Forces.  The Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch (AFHSB)provides timely, relevant, actionable, and comprehensive health surveillance information in order to promote, maintain, and enhance the health of military and military-associated populations.   We are seeking a Program Scientist to aid in that mission.   General Duties: - Assist in supporting an effective AFHSB biosurveillance program and operational mission. - Effectively liaise with AFHSB internally and with external USG and non-USG partner leading to the successful establishment of collaborations and/or partnerships. - Assist in meeting information requirements of Combatant Commands (CCMDs) and other military and civilian programs and projects. - Coordinate the gathering and assembly of data related to specific projects and perform detailed scientific analysis. - Support collaborations across the AFHSB to develop and enhance AFHSB biosurveillance information products integrating data and information from various sources. - Prepare and present formal and informal presentations to military, other government and civilian publications, and provide mentoring and informal and formal teaching to the staff.- Bachelors Degree in a scientific discipline. - Master degree in Epidemiology, Public Health or closely related field preferred.- 2-5 years of related experience in scientific research and analysis - Excellent ability to conduct statistical analyses - Infectious disease experience is preferred - Minimum of two years of public health experience - Secret level national security clearance with ability to obtain Top Secret - Excellent communication skills - Organizational skills For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. 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.   #DICE #HCSDCJ 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.