Leidos's Military & Veterans Health Solutions Group is seeking a full time Public Health Research Epidemiologist to work at the Defense Health Agency/Department of Defense (DoD) HIV/AIDS Prevention Program (DHAPP) in San Diego, CA.
This individual will support the domestic epidemiology team lead, the project principal investigator and project leadership to lead a multidisciplinary team in the development, execution, and reporting phases of multiple concurrent studies of HIV/STI risk behaviors, transmission dynamics, transmission networks, and prevention among US Navy personnel and their beneficiaries.
The candidate will perform literature searches, execute all research study logistics (create, submit, and maintain ethics approval documentation, coordinate and participate in planning meetings, critically review study procedure documentation, and coordinate project supplies), design data collection instruments, recruit, train, and supervise field staff, collect data, create and manage databases, analyze and summarize data, prepare reporting documents and briefing materials, and give presentations.
The candidate will also supervise data management and execute a reporting and publication plan for data collected in prior similar studies of US Navy personnel.
Familiarity with HIV/STI laboratory field data collection and initial processing, management, storage/archiving, and transfer of clinical samples is required.
The incumbent should have a strong interest in working with and on behalf of the US Military to improve public health in this population. An ability to interact positively and professionally within an academic/evidence based environment and have excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills is required.
5.Travel: This position involves minimal travel, but the incumbent may be requested to travel domestically and/or internationally.
6.Citizenship: Due to Federal contract regulations, US citizenship (no dual US citizenship) and the ability to obtain a Secret Clearance is required.
Supervision Received: The scientist will work under the direction of the DHAPP management team, the MHRP/WRAIR management team, and Leidos management.
Leidos is a Fortune 500 information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers.
Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.