Biosurveillance Scientist, Senior

Key Role:

Conduct operational scientific and technical analysis to support national biosurveillance. Analyze the development of a variety of analytic biosurveillance decision support products that meet national decision makers’ and stakeholders’ requirements. Perform the functions of a technical expert in a relevant scientific field to support major biosurveillance programs or system development activities. Apply scientific expertise in defining and resolving system issues, including performing analysis of plans and requirements for further analysis. Research, analyze, and compute mathematical, physical and scientific data for integration into and prepare analysis, evaluations, and recommendations for inclusion within counter-WMD (CWMD) biosurveillance products to support federal personnel.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience in a scientific, engineering, medical, veterinary, or public health field, including biology, chemistry, biochemistry, bacteriology, virology, epidemiology, toxicology, immunology, environmental science or engineering, physics, mathematics, or geology

  • 2+ years of experience with providing scientific or technical support to major programs or system development efforts for biosurveillance

  • DHS Suitability clearance

  • Secret clearance

  • BA or BS degree

Additional Qualifications:

  • BA or BS degree preferred; MA or MS degree in a scientific, medical, veterinary, or health field a plus

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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