U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Public Notice for Direct Hire (Data Modernization) - Microbiologist


Pay49,025.00 - 186,854.00 / year
LocationRemote
Employment typeOther

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  • Job Description

      Req#: 773158300
      The CDC utilize Direct Hire Authority to fill vacancies in a variety of occupations. The vacancy is a REPOSITORY of applications.

      Applications may be periodically referred to hiring managers both during the open period and after the closing date. Because of the large number of applications anticipated, applicants' status will not be updated.

      Duties


      Duties and responsibilities vary and may increase according to the grade level of the position. See specifics for the occupation and grade for which you are applying on the following CDC link: Direct Hiring Authority | Working at CDC | Careers at CDC

      This public notice will be used to fill the positions listed below at multiple grade levels and locations.

      Microbiologist (
      Data Scientist): Grades GS-07 through GS-15
      Microbiologist (Informatics): Grades GS-07 through GS-15


      Requirements



      Qualifications


      Basic Qualifications
      • Degree: microbiology; or biology, chemistry, or basic medical science that included at least 20 semester hours in microbiology & other subjects related to the study of microorganisms, & 20 semester hours in the physical & mathematical sciences combining course work in organic chemistry or biochemistry, physics, & college algebra, or their equivalent
      OR
      • Combination of education & experience: courses equivalent to a major in microbiology, biology, chemistry, or basic medical science that included courses as above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
      GS-9 positions that involve a substantial amount of work in a specific specialized area or applied field of microbiology, at least 6 months of the experience must either have been in the appropriate area of specialization or applied field of microbiology or have direct application in the area for which the applicant is being considered.

      GS-11 & higher grades of specialized positions, experience must have been sufficiently specialized to ensure adequate familiarity with the area of specialization or applied field of microbiology or have direct application in the area for which the applicant is being considered.

      In addition to Basic Qualifications above, Minimum Qualifications must be met:
      • GS-7:
        • At least 1 year of graduate-level education OR
        • Superior Academic Achievement (See Education section) OR
        • 1 year of specialized experience (GS-5 equivalent) OR
        • A combination of education & experience
      • GS-9:
        • At least 2 years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to a master's degree or master's or equivalent graduate degree OR
        • 1 year of specialized experience (GS-7 equivalent) OR
        • A combination of education & experience
      • GS-11:
        • At least 3 years of progressively higher-level graduate education leading to a Ph.D. degree or Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral degree OR
        • 1 year of specialized experience (GS-9 equivalent) OR
        • A combination of education & experience
      • GS-12 & above:
        • At least 1 year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade level
  • About the company

      The United States Department of Health and Human Services, also known as the Health Department, is a cabinet-level executive branch department of the U.S. federal government with the goal of protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services. Its motto is "Improving the health, safety, and well-being of America". Before the separate federal Department of Education was created in 1979, it was called the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare.