Military Health Epidemiologist, Part-Time - Military veterans preferred

2019-05-04
SAIC (www.saic.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Falls Church
Virginia
22041
United States

Description

SAIC is seeking a part-time epidemiologist to provide consulting, scientific, technical, and programmatic support services to military health clients.

Responsibilities to include:

• Using expertise in SAS® and SQL® programming to conduct analysis of complex quantitative military health data;

• Developing and conducting data analysis models to identify appropriate statistical approaches;

• Developing theoretical framework for models based on evidence base;

• Running preliminary analyses to inform decision making and research activities; and

• Contributing to development and drafting of research articles for potential journal submission.

Qualifications

• Graduate degree in epidemiology, biostatistics, or related field AND at least two years of post-graduate experience in research related role.

• Strongly preferred that candidate has experience conducting data extraction and analyses on DoD databases, particularly MHS Data Repository (MDR) and MHS Mart (M2).

• Meet security requirements for obtaining a Common Access Card (CAC).

• Familiarity with military health and/or health care data.

• Expertise in research design, translating concepts into tangible, relevant analyses.

• Ability to translate statistical program output into comprehensible language consistent with research journal content.

• Knowledge of and experience with statistical programs and working with large data sets.


Desired Qualifications

 

• Knowledge of defense health subject matter and concepts.

• Familiarity with documents required to access MHS data (e.g., data sharing agreement, System Authorization Access Request form, DHA Contractor Add User Form, Researcher Responsibility form, Account Authorization Request Form).

• Familiarity with required processes to access MHS data (e.g., completing human research training courses).

• Self-direction and exceptional interpersonal skills in order to effectively communicate with all levels of management, staff, and external customers.

• Excellent analytic, writing, problem solving, and communication skills are essential.