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.NCIPC@orau.org. Please include the reference code for this opportunity in your email.
*Applications will be reviewed on a rolling-basis.
Multiple research opportunities are currently available with the Transportation Safety Team (TST) and Home and Recreation Team (HRT), Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention (DUIP), within the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC), at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia.
The selected participants will receive training in an office environment via conducting research, evaluation, learning about project management, informatics, and programmatic activities. The participants will also train on projects that focus on reducing the burden of motor vehicle crashes and/or older adult falls in the United States. All activities will occur under the tutelage and direction of an assigned TST and/or HRT advisor or mentor.
The participants will be involved in a training capacity in the Home, Recreation and Transportation Branch to support DUIP’s efforts across the following priority topic areas: motor vehicle injuries, and falls among older adults. Specifically, the participants will gain experience in activities such as:
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, with an interest in unintentional injury prevention, or be currently pursuing one of the degrees and will reach completion by August 2019. Degree must have been received within five years of the appointment start date.