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Behavioral Scientist

Center for Disease Control and Prevention - CDC
Department: Department of Health And Human Services
Agency: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Job Announcement Number: HHS-CDC-M5-21-10985974
SALARY RANGE: $81638.0 to $126202.0/Per Year
OPEN PERIOD: 2021-01-11 to 2021-01-15
SERIES & GRADE: GS--12/13

AGENCY MARKETING STATEMENT:
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the agency Americans trust with their lives. As a global leader in public health, CDC is the nation's premier health promotion, prevention, and preparedness agency. Whether we are protecting the American people from public health threats, researching emerging diseases, or mobilizing public health programs with our domestic and international partners, we rely on our employees to make a real difference in the health and well-being of people here and around the world. This position is located in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Center of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Deputy Director for Infectious Disease (DDID), National Center for HIV/AIDS Prevention Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP), Division of Tuberculosis Elimination (DTE), Communications, Education, and Behavioral Studies Branch (CEBSB), Atlanta, GA. CDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

JOB SUMMARY:
Serve as a Behavioral Scientist and applies knowledge of behavioral and social science theories, methods and techniques to the analysis of public health issues and formulation of policy or program development and evaluation.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
Basic Qualifications Requirement:
Applicants must have successfully completed a full four year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree in behavior or social science; or related discipline appropriate to this position. OR Have a combination of education and experience that provided knowledge of one or more of the behavioral or social sciences equivalent to a major in the field. OR Have four (4) years of appropriate experience that demonstrated acquired knowledge of one or more of the behavior or social sciences equivalent to a major in the field. Minimum Qualifications Requirements: GS-12 Specialized Experience: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-11 grade level of in the Federal service as defined in the next paragraph. Specialized experience is experience which is directly related to the position which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) to successfully perform the duties of the position to include experience with assisting in the evaluation of the behavioral and social science aspects of public health programs, and collaborating on the translation of behavioral science research into practice. GS-13 Specialized Experience: Applicants must have one year of specialized experience at or equivalent to the GS-12 grade level of in the Federal service as defined in the next paragraph. Specialized experience is experience which is directly related to the position which has equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) to successfully perform the duties of the position to include experience leading, planning, designing and conducting scientific and technical studies involving behavioral and social science aspects of public health, and collaborating on the translation of behavioral science research into practice. .Documenting Experience: In accordance with Office of Personnel Management policy, federal employees are assumed to have gained experience by performing duties and responsibilities appropriate for their official series and grade level as described in their position description. Experience that would not normally be part of the employee's position is creditable, however, when documented by satisfactory evidence, such as a signed memorandum from the employee's supervisor or an SF-50 or SF-52 documenting an official detail or other official assignment. The documentation must indicate whether the duties were performed full time or, if part time, the percentage of times the other duties were performed. It is expected that this documentation is included in the employee's official personnel record. In order to receive credit for experience in your resume that is not within the official series and grade level of your official position, you must provide a copy of the appropriate documentation of such experience as indicated above. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

AGENCY CONTACT INFO:
CDC HELPDESK
1600 Clifton Road NE
Atlanta GA US 30333
Telephone: (770) 488-1725
Email: HRCS@CDC.GOV


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Posted: 2021-01-11 Expires: 2021-02-10

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