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.NCCDPHP@orau.org. Please include the reference code for this opportunity in your email.
*Applications will be reviewed on a rolling-basis.
Two research opportunities are currently available with the Million Hearts® Initiative, in the Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention (DHDSP), within the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia.
Million Hearts® is a national initiative co-lead by CDC and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to prevent one million cardiovascular (CV) events in five years. More information about the initiative can be found at https://millionhearts.hhs.gov/.
Under the guidance of a mentor, the selected participant will gain experience as part of a small and dynamic team that is supporting a national public health initiative to prevent heart attacks and strokes. The types of activities or experiences may include:
The specific learning objectives for the participant could include:
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 have received a bachelor's or master's degree in one of the relevant fields. Degree must have been received within five years of the appointment start date.