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 currently available with the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP) in the Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity (DNPAO), Obesity Prevention and Control Branch (OPCB) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia.
This project will provide experience in DNPAO’s approach to promoting healthy eating, specifically, the promotion of fruits and vegetables and farm to school programs. The project involves training with and guidance by a diverse group of public health professionals, including epidemiologists, nutritionists, health education specialists and evaluation specialists.
Under the guidance of a mentor, the participant will have the opportunity to be involved in the following activities:
Anticipated Appointment Start Date: June 1, 2019
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 master's or doctoral degree in one of the relevant fields, or be currently pursuing one of the degrees and will reach completion by the end of May 2019. Degree must have been received within five years of the appointment start date. Applicants should have a background in health sciences, epidemiology, public health, health promotion, nutrition, agriculture, or a related science discipline.