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Job #: R-00004224
Location: San Diego, CA
Category: Life Scientist
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Health

Job Description:

Leidos's is currently seeking a full-time Epidemiologist III to support the Deployment Health Research Department at the Naval Health Research Center in San Diego, CA.

This position will support the Deployment Health Research Department in their mission to examine the effects of deployment and career experiences on the overall physical and mental health of service members and their families. Currently, the department has several major research studies in progress, including the Millennium Cohort Study, the Millennium Cohort Family Study, the Birth and Infant Health Research Program, and the Recruit Assessment Program. This position will work closely with Principal Investigators, epidemiologists, analysts and study coordinators to support ongoing research efforts.

Position Responsibilities

Conduct comprehensive literature reviews

Take a lead role in developing and submitting research proposals

Refine research methodology and construct project-specific databases to appropriately answer study questions

Use ICD-9/ICD-10 and Current Procedural Terminology codes to identify medical exposures and outcomes of interest

Use SAS to clean and analyze data and interpret results
Develop presentations, manuscripts, and reports describing study findings.

Mentor and supervise data analysts and other epidemiologists

Develop strategic research plans for research program.


PhD in public health, epidemiology, or related field

Minimum of six years experience successfully proposing, conducting and publishing relevant research

Minimum of four first-authored articles in peer-reviewed journals

Advanced knowledge of SAS

Due to federal contract restrictions, candidate must be a U.S. citizen and able to obtain a Secret Clearance.

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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