Senior Epidemiologist
Altarum Institute - Silver Spring, MD

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Altarum Institute is seeking multiple Senior Epidemiologists to play a key leadership role on a proposed multi-year Health Surveillance project for a strategic federal client in Silver Spring, MD. The Senior Epidemiologists will be responsible for planning and designing research studies to analyze the health and fitness of military populations. The Senior Epidemiologists will be responsible for analyzing a variety of medical surveillance data and field / lab epidemiologic data using statistical methods.

Altarum Institute is a nonprofit systems research and consulting organization that has been servicing government and private sector clients since 1946. Combining the analytical rigor of a research institution with the business agility of a consulting firm, the Institute is uniquely positioned to deliver practical, systems-based health and healthcare solutions to its clients. Altarum’s nonprofit status ensures that the public interest is always preeminent in our work. Our dedication to social responsibility is evident in all that we do, serving the public good with integrity and enabling others to do the same.

Responsibilities:
Plan and design long-term studies to identify risk factors for select outcomes leading to policy changes or behavior modifications, evaluate the success of policies and identify the need for other policies.
• Identify and investigate current and archival epidemiological data in the conducting of field epidemiological surveillance and/or outbreak investigations.
• Assess the feasibility of proposed studies and evaluate data sources for other researchers.
• Respond to ad hoc, quick-turnaround requests and inquiries using existing and routinely collected data.
• Submit research papers for peer-reviewed journals.
Qualifications:
MD/PhD/DrPH with MS in Epidemiology or Public Health.
• Familiar with epidemiologic investigation techniques and be versed in data analysis based on these techniques. Superior analytical capabilities and experience with SAS, SPSS, Stata, and Epi-Info.
• Ability to think independently about epidemiologic problems and assess data.
• General knowledge of DoD/MHS medical research and development process.
• Must be able to receive a U.S. Security Clearance (sole U.S. citizenship required).
ABOUT ALTARUM:
Altarum's dynamic work environment emphasizes integrity, personal commitment, and teamwork. In addition to the meaningful and challenging work, Altarum offers an outstanding benefits program that includes paid time off, tuition reimbursement, 401k (5% employer contribution), a flexible work environment, and much more. We invite you to explore exciting and rewarding career opportunities with us.
Altarum is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V.

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Altarum Institute is a nonprofit health systems research and consulting organization. Altarum integrates independent research and...