Epidemiologist
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Abuja, Nigeria
6d ago
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SUMMARY

This announcement will be used to fill positions in various geographical locations. This announcement can also be used to recruit for positions that will require a detail to an International Organization such as the World Health Organization, UNICEF, etc.

Basic Qualifications Requirements

Basic Qualifications :

Bachelor's or graduate / higher level degree : major study in an academic field related to the medical field, health sciences or allied sciences appropriate to the work of the position.

This degree must be from an educational program from an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (external link) at the time the degree was obtained.

In addition to meeting the basic qualification requirements, applicants must meet the specialized experience as stated below :

Minimum Qualification Requirements

GS-13 : Applicants must possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-12 grade level in the Federal Service.

Specialized experience is experience which is directly related to the position which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) to successfully perform the duties of the position to include experience designing or conducting epidemiological studies related to public health.

GS-14 : Applicants must possess at least one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-13 grade level in the Federal Service.

Specialized experience is experience which is directly related to the position which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) to successfully perform the duties of the position to include experience designing, overseeing, implementing and conducting epidemiological studies related to public health. Special Notes :

  • Although this announcement is advertised for multiple duty locations and grade levels, it is not intended to convey any implication nor expectation that positions will be filled at all grade levels or locations.
  • This announcement is being used to create an inventory of applicants for Epidemiologist positions and will be used to fill immediate and future needs.
  • Applicants are encouraged to apply early in order to maximize their employment opportunities. Your application will remain in the inventory of tentatively qualified applicants.
  • Applicants that are among the best qualified will be referred to the selecting official for consideration as requests to fill vacancies are processed by the Human Resources Office.

    The first cut-off date for you to be referred will be April 11, 2022. Thereafter, additional referral lists will be generated throughout the open period as vacancies occur.

    If further evaluation or interviews are required, you will be contacted.

  • This is an open continuous announcement. Qualified applicants will be considered as job opportunities occur and may or may not receive further notification regarding the status of their application.
  • Term appointments may be shortened or extended up to a maximum of four years based on the needs of the agency without further competition.
  • Subsequent employment for CDC positions must be through the appropriate competitive process or special employment program hiring authorities.

    CDC Financial Disclosure -OGE form 450 Holding ourselves to a higher standard; the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention inspires public confidence in its trust responsibilities and mission by maintaining high ethical principles.

    This position may be subject to the confidential financial disclosure requirements of the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 (P.

    L. 95-521). Therefore, if selected, you will be required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 450) to determine if a conflict or an appearance of a conflict exists between your financial interest and your prospective position with the agency.

    This Information will be required annually.

    EDUCATION

    Education completed in colleges or universities outside the United States may be used to meet the education requirements.

    You must provide acceptable documentation that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    As a Epidemiologist, you will : n-Serve as the recognized expert in epidemiology. n-Manage significant projects, programs and staff and will represent CDC in Embassy.

    n-Evaluate data collection, quality control and data utilization methods used to study epidemiological problems and issues.

    n-Oversee contracts, grants and cooperative agreements with full responsibility for carrying out all required monitoring and management duties for epidemiological work.

    n-Design, plan and initiate epidemiologic studies, surveys and investigations. n-Serve as a nationally or internationally recognized expert on epidemiological issues on critical problems in the field of epidemiology.

    n-Comply with all ethical guidelines for scientific and human subjects research.

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