Please note the job announcement open period ends Friday, September 28, 2012.
Duties: Develops and implements scientific policies and procedures on informatics practices and principles for the Division of Notifiable Diseases and Healthcare Information (DNDHI). The BioSense Program is managed in DNDHI. This position will serve as a senior advisor to the BioSense Program. Provides leadership in designing, coordinating, and maintaining information technology (IT) project goals, objectives, and priorities within DNDHI/PSHPO and in the general public health community. Serves as a nationally and internationally recognized expert, providing scientific advice and consultation on solutions to critical problems that require outstanding creativeness in generating new hypotheses, approaches, and standards to be used with the BioSense Program and other DNDHI programs and projects. Provides leadership in the development, testing, implementation and evaluation of scientific information technology and information systems needs and applicable software systems relating to public health informatics within the area of responsibility.