Sunday , April 14 2024

CDC Employment – Health Scientist

Website Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Job Description:

CDC is actively recruiting for position of Health Scientist (Data Science) in the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion in Atlanta, GA. The incumbent serves as a Health Scientist performing data science work that requires extraction of knowledge from public health surveillance systems and programs at the local, state and national levels that are structured or unstructured for: analysis; improved understanding and communication; development/visualization of new concepts, and/or processes that add value to health services delivery and the decision making process.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Consult and collaborate with statistical, data science, artificial intelligence (e.g., machine learning), and public health professionals in the collection, linkage, processing, coding, classification, and analysis of public health surveillance, research, and administrative health data.
  • Learn and use current data science methods and tools to plan and conduct research using public health data systems, including survey data, health care facility data, syndromic surveillance data, electronic health records, vital records, and non-traditional data sources such as social media and unstructured web-based data.
  • Support the development of proposals and projects that align with research and policy goals for data science research and analytic projects, defining the scope and intent of the projects, the data to be used, the analytic approaches and methods, technology resource requirements, timelines and significant milestones, and intended outputs.
  • Serve as a data science expert in the analysis and classification of public health surveillance, research, and administrative health data.
  • Consult with Center epidemiologists, statisticians, computer scientists, economists, policy analysts, and public health professionals concerning ongoing and established studies or other projects where extensive analytic methodological support or innovation is required.
  • Provide technical input to Center analysts and programmers in updating data from multiple sources with appropriate technical documentation.

Job Requirements:

  • Position requires a 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.

Job Details:

Company: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Raleigh, NC, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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