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.NCHHSTP@orau.org. Please include the reference code for this opportunity in your email.
The Paula E. Jayne Fellowship for Adolescent Sexual Health, with an emphasis on health education research, is currently available with the Research Application and Evaluation Branch of the Division of Adolescent and School Health within the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia.
Under the guidance of a mentor, the selected participant will have the opportunity to contribute to national efforts to improve health education in schools including a) providing input into future federal and national health education-related guidance; b) collaborating with organizations and agencies focused on improving school health education across the nation; and c) conducting research to evaluate and inform school-based health education. The participant will apply knowledge of research and evaluation, implementation and translation science, pedagogy, and national guidance to help shape and guide the content and delivery of health education, and sexual health education specifically, in schools.
The participant may conduct data analyses or systematic literature reviews to identify effective health education strategies used by schools and education agencies. Emphasis will be placed on developing, implementing, managing, and evaluating school health education delivery and supports, as well as other pathways through which state and local education agencies can influence sexual health education and supportive environment/climate at the school level which can, in turn, influence adolescent sexual health, including the health of sexual and gender minority youth.
Under the guidance of a mentor, the participant will have the opportunity to be involved in the following activities:
Anticipated Appointment Start Date: July 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 start date of the appointment. Degree must have been received within five years of the appointment start date.