Bachelor's degree in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Public Health or a related field and two years of research experience OR a Master's degree in an related field and one year of such experience.
Graduate degree in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Public Health or a related field. Experience in data management, research, surveillance, and data analysis. Applied skills in SAS, GIS, and spatial analysis. Experience conducting survival analysis, multivariable logistic and linear regressions with SAS software. Knowledge of birth defects, reproductive, and/or rare disease or pediatric epidemiology, and experience writing manuscripts based on analyses.
The incumbent will join a team of public health professionals to work on two CDC cooperative agreements. The incumbent will develop robust, population-based estimates of the prevalence of congenital heart defects and nine neuromuscular conditions to better understand the survival, healthcare utilization and longer term outcomes of individuals affected by congenital heart defects and neuromuscular conditions. Specific responsibilities include: research project planning and execution; summarizing findings and sharing results for publication in scientific journals; and engaging in collaborative data analysis, literature review, research project coordination, and other related duties.
Grant funded position. Compliance with funding requirements such as time and effort reporting, grant deliverables, and contract deliverables, is required.
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