A complete application consists of:
All documents must be in English or include an official English translation.
If you have questions, send an email to ORISE.CDC.CSELS@orau.org. Please include the reference code for this opportunity in your email.
A fellowship opportunity is available with the Community Guide Branch (CGB), in the Division of Public Health Information Dissemination (DPHID), within the Center of Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services (CSELS) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia.
DPHID supports the work of the Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF), an independent, non-Federal panel of experts that provides evidence-based findings and recommendations on community preventive services, programs, and other interventions aimed at improving population health. The Community Guide is the online repository of CPSTF recommendations and findings.
Staff within the CGB manage communications and coordination of the CPSTF's Liaisons, 32 national organizations and federal agencies with stakeholder interest in the use of CPSTF recommendations and findings to improve population health. Additional partners of importance include CDC programs and state, territorial, local, and tribal health departments.
The selected candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate with CGB leadership and staff to conduct policy and partnership activities. Under the guidance of CGB's policy lead, the participant will learn and improve skills needed for the following activities:
This program, administered by ORAU through its contract with the U.S. Department of Energy to manage the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, was established through an interagency agreement between DOE and CDC. The initial appointment can be up to one year, but may be renewed upon recommendation of CDC contingent on the availability of funds. The participant will receive a monthly stipend commensurate with educational level and experience. Proof of health insurance is required for participation in this program. The appointment is full-time at CDC in the Atlanta, Georgia, area. Participants do not become employees of CDC, DOE or the program administrator, and there are no employment-related benefits.
The qualified candidate should be currently pursuing or have received a master's or doctoral degree in one of the relevant fields. Degree must have been received within five years of the appointment start date.