Senior Epidemiologist (PhD/SAS)

Clearance Level
Silver Spring, Maryland

REQ#: RQ127772

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Pipeline

GDIT's work depends on hiring a Senior Epidemiologist to join our team in support of the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Division (AFHSD) activities at their Silver Spring, Maryland location.

In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Providing consultative support on a wide variety of health surveillance questions on military-related populations to public health professionals, key military leaders, policy leaders, and researchers throughout the DoD.

  • Assisting in formulation of sound epidemiological studies (i.e., hypothesis generation, study concept and design, data retrieval from AFHSB and other DoD databases, analytic techniques, and reporting).

  • Using expertise in SAS to analyze personnel and health data for military-related epidemiological studies and review SAS code written by AFHSB analysts for accuracy.

  • Ensuring timely completion of analysis, summaries, and reports produced by E&A.

  • Ensuring data quality of reports and analyses are of highest quality and accuracy.

  • Preparation of ad hoc briefings, white papers, summaries, reports, manuscripts and presentations on health surveillance.


  • Doctoral degree in epidemiology, biostatistics or public health (or related field)

  • 5+ years of related experience in health surveillance and/or applied epidemiology

  • Demonstrated experience in health data analyses using SAS

  • Experience in using Microsoft Office software

  • Must be a U.S. citizen, and able to obtain a Secret clearance


  • Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you  

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career 

  • 401K with company match 

  • Diverse, highly collaborative teams

  • Professional development, education assistance, certification and training opportunities

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