Lead Research Microbiologist
- The utilization of shared certificates within multiple Centers of the Center of Disease Control and Prevention may be used from this vacancy announcement for specialties to include but not limited to: Applied Epidemiology, Behavioral Epidemiology, Chronic Diseases, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Emerging Infectious Diseases, Environmental Health, HIV/AIDS, Immunization, Infectious Diseases (e.g. Viral, Parasitic, etc.)
- QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: Basic Qualifications: Degree: microbiology; or biology, chemistry, or basic medical science that included at least 20 semester hours in microbiology and other subjects related to the study of microorganisms, and 20 semester hours in the physical and mathematical sciences combining course work in organic chemistry or biochemistry, physics, and college algebra, or their equivalent.
- As a global leader in public health, CDC is the nation's premier health promotion, prevention, and preparedness agency.
- This position is located in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD), Division Of Viral Diseases (DVD), Polio and Picornavirus Laboratory Branch (PPLB) located in Atlanta, Georgia.
- Center for Disease Control and Prevention - CDC
- , Influenza, Malaria, Non-communicable Diseases, Outbreak Investigations, Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs), Surveillance, Tropical Medicine, Tuberculosis (TB), Viral Hepatitis, and/or Zoonotic Diseases.
- DUTIES: As a Lead Research Microbiologist you will: Develop molecular diagnostic tests to detect viral agents that cause diseases.
- Specialized experience is experience at or equivalent to which is directly related to the position which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) to successfully perform the duties of the position to include experience in planning, designing, and conducting basic and applied research studies as they relate to development / performance monitoring of novel molecular diagnostics methods for viruses.