Health Scientist
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Abuja, Nigeria
1d 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.

QUALIFICATIONS

Basic Qualifications Requirements

Special Notes : -Although this announcement is advertised for multiple duty locations, it is not intended to convey any implication nor expectation that positions will be filled at all locations.

  • This announcement is being used to create an inventory of applicants for Health Scientist 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.
  • Temporary promotions may be extended up to a maximum of five years based on the needs of the agency without further competition.
  • Temporary reassignments may be extended up to a maximum of six years based on the needs of the agency without further competition.
  • 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.

    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

    In accordance with Office of Personnel Management policy, federal employees are assumed to have gained experience by performing duties and responsibilities appropriate for their official series and grade level as described in their position description.

    Experience that would not normally be part of the employee's position is creditable, however, when documented by satisfactory evidence, such as a signed memorandum from the employee's supervisor or an SF-50 or SF-52 documenting an official detail or other official assignment.

    The documentation must indicate whether the duties were performed full time or, if part time, the percentage of times the other duties were performed.

    It is expected that this documentation is included in the employee's official personnel record. In order to receive credit for experience in your resume that is not within the official series and grade level of your official position, you must provide a copy of the appropriate documentation of such experience as indicated above.

    Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.

    g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.

    You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. To Remain An Active Duty USPHS Commissioned Corps Officer Join more than 6,500 highly qualified public health professionals as part of the U.

    S. Public Health Service. Overseen by the Surgeon General, you will be part of an elite and diverse team of professionals essential to public health leadership and exemplary clinical service.

    PHS Commissioned Corps Officers interested in performing the duties of this position with the Commissioned Corps, you are welcome to apply and receive a courtesy referral.

    Note that a courtesy referral is not a competitive civil service process and does not provide civil service status for the selected employee.

    Click Here for the comparison chart of Commissioned Corps ranks to civil service, which advises you on potential billet rankings.

    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 an Health Scientist you will : Serve as a recognized agency authority or consultant for health programs, and conducts scientific research to develop a national system (or) systems to monitor public health capacity in the country of assignment.

    Identify and analyzes public health issues and their impact on scientific operations that are critical to the public health community.

    Utilize expertise in the fields of epidemiology, survey research and public health surveillance, demography, statistics, and program development and evaluation.

    Lead scientists and program consultants in various aspects of the study or survey design process, and other study support duties including analyzing and reporting of data and data dissemination to audiences.

    Provides technical advice to global agencies and to various other health-related organizations about measuring and evaluating public health capacity and performance in country.

    Prepares scientific articles and technical reports for publication in national and international public health journals.

    Makes presentations to other scientific staff, federal, health program managers; and other health officials and health-related organizations.

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