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Job #: R-00054844
Location: Atlanta, GA
Category: Research Scientist
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 50%
Clearance: NACI
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Health

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Description

Job Description:

The Leidos Health Group is seeking to fulfill the requirement for a self-motivated and detail-oriented Behavioral Scientist, contingent upon contract award, in Atlanta, GA.

This position is responsible for conducting studies of the behavioral aspects of public health issues for a large public health surveillance program. Provide professional behavioral science expertise in the design of complex surveys, conduct, and lead studies to isolate and define the behavioral aspects contributing to public health issues and problems. Will serve as a behavioral scientist expert analyst in developing and evaluating public health surveillance programs and evaluate effectiveness of public health programs by measuring and assessing the extent of behavioral change. Produce and review protocols for epidemiological studies, study protocols, and other data collection methods. Develop guidelines for consistency in reporting, and data management and collection. Perform other duties as assigned

Primary Responsibilities

Conducting systematic research and analysis of a longitudinal study,

Conduct and manage research on health and analyze subsequent results

Develop new methods and techniques to solve scientific and public health issues and problems

Serve as technical consultant/expert on scientific committees

Advise leadership regarding behavioral science implications

Coordinate research efforts with related and interested stakeholders

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree preferably in behavioral science, psychology, clinical psychology, or sociology with 4-8 years of experience or MS degree and 2-8 years of experience.  
 

Preferred Qualifications

Successful behavioral scientists will have strong analytical and organizational skills and experience with creating databases, analyzing data, and writing formal research reports is essential.

Requires ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance.

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COVID Response

Effective October 1, in order to enter Leidos facilities in the US and to attend Leidos business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry.  Effective January 18, 2022, all Leidos employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

About Leidos

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, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021.  For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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Commitment to Diversity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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