Status: Full-time position
Location: Fort Collins, CO
Salary: $61,612.00 to $114,158.00 / Per Year
Deadline Date: 3/4/13
Job Summary: Relocation expenses will not be paid. The title and series of this position will coincide with the professional series of the person selected. This position is located in the Centers for Epidemiology and Animal Health (CEAH), Center for Animal Health Information and Analysis. CEAH provides scientific leadership to USDA APHIS Veterinary Services in understanding issues related to animal health and disease surveillance.
You can make a difference! The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Marketing and Regulatory Programs (MRP) needs bright, energetic and committed professionals to facilitate the domestic and international marketing of U.S. agricultural products and to protect the health and care of animals and plants in the United States. MRP offers an array of occupations and is committed to diversity in the workplace. We operate in domestic and global markets. Be part of an organization that protects the health and agriculture of the American people.
Duties: The incumbent participates as a member of a multi-disciplinary team, developing and leading analytical projects that utilize wildlife, ecological, biological, or spatial data to address animal health issues and problems
Serves as a subject matter expert in the areas of disease ecology, wildlife biology, and the interface of wildlife and livestock as they pertain to the control and mitigation of disease
Builds collaborative relationships and works with employees from CEAH, APHIS Headquarters Staff, APHIS Technical Centers, Regional Offices, Area Offices, other Government agencies, and other groups
Provides leadership in applying ecological and spatial analysis methods to inform animal disease surveillance, disease control and mitigation efforts, emergency preparedness, and response to disease outbreaks
Responsible for identifying, developing, and implementing projects in these areas and is responsible for communication of analytical results through scientific reports, manuscripts, and formal presentations
Studies statistical methodology in the general areas of development, modifying, adapting, or extending new or existing statistical and epidemiological procedures to the varied problems of the control and mitigation of disease at the livestock/wildlife interface
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