AARPCV Job Announcements" Position Announcement - Epidemiologist, for Harare, Zimbabwe
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.
SURVEILLANCE OFFICER, ZIMBABWE GLOBAL AIDS PROGRAM
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.