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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.
*Applications will be reviewed on a rolling-basis.
A fellowship opportunity is currently available in the Policy Research, Analysis, and Development Office (PRADO), within the Office of the Associate Director for Policy & Strategy at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. PRADO’s mission is to conduct policy research and analysis and to inform evidence-based strategies to improve population health. PRADO assesses, develops, and translates evidence showing the health and economic impact of policy through analyses of high priority interventions to inform decision makers and public health practitioners.
This project will provide an excellent training opportunity for the selected participant to gain experience conducting statistical analyses on a broad range of public health topics using data from the American College Health Association (ACHA)'s Connected College Health Network (CCHN), a data warehouse designed to enable data-driven decision-making that results in the improved health of college students nationwide. CCHN connects several existing projects, including the ACHA-National College Health Assessment, College Health Surveillance Network, Healthy Campus 2020, the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, and ACHA Institutional Profile Survey. (https://www.acha.org/ACHA/Programs_and_Services/Connected_College_Health_Network.aspx).
Under the guidance of the PRADO mentor, CDC disease subject matter experts, and ACHA data specialists, the participant will be involved in these additional learning opportunities:
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. The degree must have been received within the past five years.