Biosurveillance Senior Scientist
QuarterLine - Washington, DC

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QuarterLine Consulting Services is seeking candidates for a Biosurveillance Senior Scientist position in Washington, D.C. to support of the Office of Health Affairs, Non-Biowatch Systems Engineering, Technical Assistance (SETA) and Program Management Support.


The duties include but are not limited to the following:
  • Conducts operational scientific and technical analysis in support of National biosurveillance.
  • Leads the development of a variety of analytic biosurveillance decision support products that meet National decision makers’ and stakeholders’ requirements.
  • Performs the functions of a technical expert in the relevant scientific field in support of major biosurveillance programs or system development activities.
  • Applies scientific expertise in defining and resolving system issues, performing analysis, and developing plans and requirements for further analysis.
  • Coordinates and manages the preparation of analysis, evaluations, and recommendations within OHA biosurveillance products in support of federal personnel.

The Biosurveillance Senior Scientist will generally work between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.


Education: M.A. or M.S. degree in a scientific, engineering, medical, veterinary, or public health field. Certain personnel will require Ph.D.

Experience: Must have 6 years of experience in a scientific, engineering, medical, veterinary, or public health field such as biology, chemistry, biochemistry, bacteriology, virology, epidemiology, toxicology, immunology, environmental science or engineering, physics, mathematics, geology, or other related discipline.

Specialized Experience: Must have at least 4 years of experience providing direct or consultant scientific support to major programs or system development efforts related to biosurveillance.