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 CDCrpp@orau.org. Please include the reference code for this opportunity in your email.
A fellowship opportunity is available with the Child Development and Disability Branch (CDDB), Division of Human Development and Disability (DHDD), within the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia.
The selected participant will have the opportunity to train on projects related to children's mental health and early childhood development. This may include collaborating with other scientific staff to implement programs related to children’s mental health, neurodevelopment, and overall child development as well as conduct analyses related to the identification and diagnosis of children’s mental disorders, associated treatment, costs of service utilization, and other factors related to the epidemiology of children’s mental disorders, with a concentration on attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and Tourette syndrome. The participant will also be able to gain experience developing summaries of new literature, abstracts and manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals, and presentations at professional meetings. Throughout the fellowship, the participant will have opportunities to collaborate with internal and external scientific researchers, partners, and healthcare providers.
The activities associated with this fellowship will include assisting the Child Development Studies team’s efforts to describe aspects of public health impact associated with healthy child development and children’s mental health.
Under the guidance of a mentor, the participant will be involved in the following training 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.
Anticipated Appointment Start Date: April 2019
The qualified candidate should be currently pursuing or have received a bachelor's, master's or doctoral degree in one of the relevant fields. Degree must have been received within five years of the appointment start date.