GDIT is supporting CDC in research and development efforts and in influenza surveillance by increasing the diagnostic and immunization tools available to clinical providers, public health laboratories and domestic and international partners. We are seeking a Senior Biostatistician with experience in advanced statistical methods for studies focusing on the burden and severity of influenza-associated disease, influenza vaccine effectiveness and vaccine related serologic studies. Such experience will be used to expand standardized methods and provide assistance with study design, analysis, interpretation and dissemination of results, and policy formulation. This work will provide necessary information for strategic decision making, program planning for control and prevention and program effectiveness evaluation during influenza and related respiratory disease outbreaks, epidemics, or pandemics. The position is in the Influenza Division (ID) of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD), Office of Infectious Disease (OID)
PhD in Statistics/Biostatistics or related field or MS Statistics/Biostatistics with 5+ years’ experience.
Demonstrated experience with applied statistical analysis of infectious disease surveillance data, epidemiology studies, sampling design, and/or laboratory assay data is desired.
Strong background in SAS and/or R.
THE FOLLOWING IS DESIRED, BUT NOT REQUIRED TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION:
Strong scientific background in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, or related fields