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.NIOSH@orau.org. Please include the reference code for this opportunity in your email.
A summer research opportunity is currently available with the Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies (DSHEFS), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Cincinnati, Ohio.
NIOSH produces new scientific knowledge and provides practical solutions vital to reducing risks of injury and death in traditional industries, such as agriculture, construction, and mining. NIOSH also supports research to predict, prevent, and address emerging problems that arise from dramatic changes in the 21st Century workplace and workforce. NIOSH and its partners support U.S. economic strength and growth by moving research into practice through practical solutions, recommendations, and interventions for the building of a healthy, safe and capable workforce.
This research opportunity includes collaborating with research epidemiologists in conducting a systematic review of the literature. Under the guidance of a mentor, the participant will be involved in the following training activities:
Anticipated Appointment Start Date: June 3, 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 Cincinnati, Ohio, area. Participants do not become employees of CDC, DOE or the program administrator, and there are no employment-related benefits.
The qualified candidate should be currently pursuing or have received a bachelor's, master's or doctoral degree in one of the relevant fields. Undergraduate students must be enrolled in upper-level (junior or senior) courses. Degree must have been received within five years of the appointment start date.