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.OD@orau.org. Please include the reference code for this opportunity in your email.
A research opportunity is currently available with the Deputy Director for Public Health Science and Surveillance (DDPHSS) within the Office of the Director (OD) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia.
A multi-center team at CDC is conducting a 3-year project funded by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Trust Fund on making electronic health record (EHR) data more available for research and public health. The ability to access timely data documented within EHRs has been a challenge in research and public health. With the recent maturation of several important health IT standards, there is an opportunity to identify common data extraction needs and develop a standards-based solution that can be used across multiple use cases.
Under the guidance of a mentor, the participant will be trained in and contribute to the following activities:
Anticipated Appointment Start Date: June 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 June 2019. Degree must have been received within five years of the appointment start date.