Careers-Health Scientist NCEH

CCI Careers

Health Scientist NCEH

Carter Consulting, Inc. (CCI) is a minority-owned business headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.  CCI was established in 2005 to support the government and private sector for their professional staffing, management and technical assistance needs.  Since our inception, CCI has grown to provide high quality professional services to various organizations, public and private, domestic and international, at the local, state and federal levels.

CCI possesses the knowledge, resources, abilities and capacity required to assist government and private institutions in completing high-level, mission critical, sensitive projects, meet goals and objectives, and carry out their overall mission.  CCI’s professional, trained employees and consultants represent the full scope of management, scientific, and technical disciplines.  We focus on the details so our clients can focus on the outcome.  Visit our website at www.carterci.com for more information.

CCI employees (full-time) enjoy a benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision insurance, a 401k with match and paid time off.  We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disability/Veteran.

Type:                                   Full-Time
Number of Openings:         1
Location:                             Atlanta, GA
Compensation:                   GS-11, DOE

Position Description:    

CCI is seeking a Health Scientist to provide support in the National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH), National Environmental Public Health Tracking Program (EPHT) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia.  The mission of the EPHT is to provide information from a nationwide network of integrated health and environmental data that drives action to improve the health of communities.

Primary Responsibilities:  

  • Develop environmental health surveillance goals, development of environmental health indicators and measures, and identification of appropriate statistical, analytic, and data visualization methods for the Tracking Network.
  • Implement new and update existing indicators and measures used on the Tracking Network
  • Apply advanced analytical methodology to detect and monitor spatial and temporal trends in environmental and health data.
  • Develop data visualizations and tools within the Tracking Network for disseminating and communicating data and information to a variety of audiences and stakeholders to support public health actions.
  • Disseminate data and information for public health actions through the Tracking Network as well as publications in peer-reviewed journals, reports, and presentations at scientific meetings
  • Develop innovative informatics tools for managing, processing, and disseminating environmental and health data.
  • Develop tools, standard protocols, and scripts for conducting routine analyses of surveillance data for use by the program and by partners in state and local health departments.
  • Provide technical assistance and support to state and local public health agencies.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • A Master’s Degree in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Public Health, or other health research field, or medical doctorate. PhD preferred.
  • Desired skills include:
    • 3-5 years of experience working with cancer data, cluster analyses, or related research
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Must have good interpersonal skills
    • Must be able to work efficiently on individual projects or as a Team Member
    • Must be a US Citizen or Green Card Holder

Please click to apply:  CCI Application

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail. All qualified applicants will be considered, but may not necessarily receive an interview. Selected applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for next steps in the selection process. Applicants who are not selected will not receive notification.

This position is subject to close at any time once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified.