Public Health Physician - Military HIV Research Program

Silver Spring, MD
Mar 15, 2017
Aug 07, 2017
Healthcare, Military
Full Time
This position as Public Health Physician is in support of the Department of Epidemiology and Threat Assessment (DETA) for the Military HIV Research Program. DETA conducts epidemiologic and research studies, as well as threat assessment studies,  related to HIV/HIV-related infections and prevalent and emerging pathogens of interest to the US Military (e.g. STIs or sexually transmitted infections, BBIs or blood borne infections). The Public Health Physician will utilize their experience in public helath research to manage multidisciplinary public health research teams in support of these efforts.


Duties will include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Designing and directing epidemiologic, threat assessment studies, and translational research in conjunction with active duty investigators, research physicians, and other scientists.
  • May be required to plan, direct and/or assists with clinical research activities at remote sites including study visits.
  • Write, review, and edit evidence based knowledge products that inform optimal screening, prevention, and/or treatment policies.
  • Analyze data and prepares scientific works for presentation at local and national meetings and for publication in medical and scientific periodicals.
  • Travel to and attends scientific and other meetings as required.

Education Requires a Degree in Medicine (MD) from an accredited medical school.Post graduate training in public health, infectious disease or similar required.


 5-8 years of related experience conducting public health research, managing research teams, and/or experience executing military relevant HIV/HIV-related military research.


U.S Citizenship / Must be able to obtain a National Security Clearance

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