Total Solutions, Inc.

Health Scientist - Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(3/3/2020 10:13 AM)
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Total Solutions, Inc. (TSI) is recruiting for a Health Scientist to support the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Office of the Director, Office of the Associate Director for Science. Position is located onsite at the Roybal Clifton Campus in Atlanta, GA. Applicants can be expected to start April 1, 2020. This position is part-time and requires 20 hours per week in accordance with core duty hours.  




Provide Research Assistance inclusive of:


  • Provide information and responses to inquiries from CGH staff on Science Office resources, processes and timelines of documents, forms, determinations and clearances for human subjects and/or OMB (Paperwork Reduction Act)
  • Review and provide comments on fact sheets, guidance documents, and communication materials submitted to the Office of Science
  • Conduct scientific research activities of the organization, inclusive of reviewing project plans, developing timelines, and design and conduct of CGH program evaluations of scientific research activities and programs reviews and evaluations.


Provide Expert Consultation Services:

  • Collaborate with program and participates in activities inclusive of review and clearance of research, program evaluation, surveillance, assessment, measurement, surveys, translation, dissemination, environmental scanning, interventions, studies, communications, marketing/campaigns, networking, literature searches, manuscripts, and peer reviews all of which are related to improving the scientific quality and integrity of CGH. 
  • Provide expert public health guidance, technical assistance and consultation in program areas and efforts related to Global Health, inclusive of review and clearance of documents and scientific products, design of studies and public health programs and communication of findings with internal and external partners.


Provide program coordination services:

  • Consult with staff and provide assistance and recommendations to management and leadership in the development of recruitment notices.  
  • Gather, organize and disseminate applications received in response to Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) for review and processes selections of the organization. 
  • Provide guidance and act as a resource for inquiries from potential, new and existing recipients of CGH funding awards of the relevant policies and procedures such as for security clearances, notifications/timelines of approvals.  
  • Coordinate procedures and processes to organize activities to meet training needs related to scientific and extramural research activities and services such as: preparing training program agendas, organizing attendee lists, contacting attendees with logistics information, collecting training evaluations and tabulating results, and preparing summary reports of evaluations.  
  • Organize specialized organizational conference and meeting support activities inclusive of coordination of Global Health Matters Seminar series compiling and developing bio sketches, agenda preparation, and background materials.
  • Review FOAs (Funding Opportunity Announcements) and provide comments and edits to improve readability, clarity and formatting.


Other Services:

  • Review and analyze data regarding CGH program performance from Headquarters staff and Country Offices, survey data, and conduct qualitative and quantitative data analysis and prepare summary reports using this data for use by Office of Science and Center leadership.
  • Assist Office of Science staff in reviewing funding opportunity announcements and for improved readability and clarity.
  • Perform services outlined in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act OMB requirements.
  • Perform services outlined while exhibiting expertise regarding human subjects’ protection in public health.



Minimum Experience:


  • Minimum of 10 years working experience performing services outlined herein.
  • Master’s degree in Public Health with emphasis on epidemiology and disease knowledge.



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