Epidemiology Specialist in Lorton, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 6/18/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: R0028774

Epidemiology Specialist

Key Role:

Provide technical capabilities to identify and evaluate epidemiology systems and procedures regarding foreign country capacity and survey, detect, diagnose, and report outbreaks of pathogens and diseases of security concern. Provide technical knowledge of how to identify and evaluate health systems and procedures. Assess foreign countries' capacity and capability to survey, detect, diagnose, and report outbreaks of pathogens and diseases of security concern, perform research, conduct interviews and assessments of animal and human public health programs, including epidemiological analysis and investigation, disease reporting and communication, and laws and regulations, and write reports on the outcomes of research and assessments of disease surveillance programs and systems, including recommendations. Interface with the client’s science and program management personnel and work collaboratively with a team of technical subject matters experts, including science, disease surveillance, biosafety and biosecurity experts and project management specialists.


Basic Qualifications:

-5+ years of experience with providing epidemiology expertise  

-Ability to evaluate infectious disease epidemiology or active or passive disease surveillance programs at a research institution or public health agency

-Ability to work on a team

-Ability to travel more than 30% of the time

-Ability to follow standard office computer systems 

-Secret clearance

-MA or MS degree in Epidemiology or Biomedical Science


Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with designing and conducting infectious disease epidemiology research

-Experience with active or field surveillance in a veterinary medicine setting or active vector surveillance program, including international

-Experience in working with biodefense, biosecurity, bio-surveillance, or health security

-Experience with consulting

-Experience with working internationally

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills


Clearance:
Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.

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