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AARPCV Job Announcements" Position Announcement - Epidemiologist, for Harare, Zimbabwe

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  • Bell, Elizabeth
    The announcements for the Epidemiologist, GS-601-13/14 for Harare, Zimbabwe, will open 6/21 and close 7/2. The announcement numbers are HHS-CDC-T2-2004-0336
    Message 1 of 1 , Jun 21, 2004


      The announcements for the Epidemiologist, GS-601-13/14 for Harare, Zimbabwe, will open 6/21 and close 7/2.  The announcement numbers are HHS-CDC-T2-2004-0336 (Merit Promotion) AND HHS-CDC-T2-2004-0337 (External - DE).  .


      Here is a more thorough description of the medical epidemiologist position above. 




      The senior surveillance officer position serves a crucial function within the CDC-Zimbabwe office to support the national response to HIV and AIDS.   CDC-Zimbabwe is entering its fourth year, and to date has been on the cutting edge of HIV surveillance projects in collaboration with partners, including:  first HIV-related community-based survey of Youth (YAS+)in 2001 including behavioral, service uptake, and bio-markers; improving routine ANC surveillance--including incorporation of scannable documents and barcodes to facilitate efficient and accurate data; completion of first in-country estimates process using improved data and methodology; strengthening local mathematical modeling capacity for predicting impact of scaled interventions.  Officer would be expected to take a leadership role in collaboration and capacity-building with partners, activities including:  annual ANC survey and national estimates processes; 2005 DHS-plus survey (modified to ensure trend capacity with existing YAS+ 2001 data; modeling working group; information exchange with other CDC-GAP programs in the region; teaching and curriculum development with University of Zimbabwe MPH program; epidemiologic analysis of additional data sets/projects per interest.



      A COMPLETE application (Resume and Questionnaire responses) for this vacancy must be received online via the HHS Careers website BEFORE midnight Eastern Time on the closing date.    Paper applications WILL NOT be accepted.    The application process consists of the following two steps:

      First, unless already completed, you must provide general user information through the HHS Careers online application system.    Your answers to the questions will allow HHS personnel specialists to evaluate your background for basic eligibility for employment.    Additionally, you will be provided with a section for your resume, which is required.    Upon completing this portion of the application process, you will be given a user name, which will allow you to access the online vacancy listings for positions being announced through the online system.    Your profile, which can be updated at any time, will remain on file for your continuous use.

      After registering with , the next step is to view posted vacancies.    To apply, simply click on the 'Apply to this Vacancy' button, and proceed to answer the questions specific to that position.    Upon completing the questions, you will receive an electronic acknowledgement that your application has been included for employment consideration.




      Elizabeth Bell Meaney, MPH

      Polio Eradication Branch

      Global Immunization Division

      Centers for Disease Control and Prevention



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