GDIT is seeking a Senior Epidemiologist to support the Army Satellite of the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch (AFHSB) of the Defense Health Agency (DHA). This position is located in Aberdeen, MD at the Army Public Health Center. The AFHSB Army Satellite provides support in disease epidemiology, injury prevention, occupational medicine, and behavioral and social health outcome surveillance activities. This epidemiologist supports the Disease Epidemiology Program. The Disease Epidemiology Program is responsible for protecting the health and combat readiness of Soldiers by providing health surveillance of deployed and non-deployed population data, in-depth analysis of epidemiologic data, and when needed, responding to disease outbreaks.
In this role, a typical day could include the following tasks:
Collaborate with a team of contractor, government, and military public health professionals on surveillance and data collection efforts.
Conduct descriptive and complex epidemiologic and statistical analyses on infectious disease data
Provide review and analysis of data from the DRSi (Disease Reporting System internet), the military system for reportable medical events.
Support the dissemination of the results of surveillance efforts and other studies via technical reports, briefings, presentations, and manuscripts.
Master’s Degree in epidemiology, biostatistics or public health (or related field)
2+ years of related experience in health surveillance
Demonstrated experience in health data analyses
Solid knowledge in epidemiology, preventive medicine and/or public health and stays current on public health events
Experience in using Microsoft Office software (MS Outlook; MS Word; MS Excel; and MS PowerPoint)
Technical skills to conduct analyses; write reports; prepare briefings; and coherently present results
Excellent interpersonal and communications skills and able to collaborate with others on projects and investigations
Team player who collaborates well with other professionals
Must be a U.S. citizen
Must be secret clearable
Experience with DoD health-related databases to perform longitudinal analyses preferred
Demonstrated experience in health data analyses using SAS programming language
Active Secret clearance preferred
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