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Employer: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Located in: Atlanta, Georgia
Degree Required: PhD
*Applications will be reviewed on a rolling-basis.
A research opportunity is currently available with the Health Economics and Policy Research Team (HEPRT), Statistics, Programming and Economics Branch (SPEB), Division of Analysis, Research and Practice Integration (DARPI), within the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC), at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia.
The Division of Analysis, Research and Practice Integration (DARPI) leads crosscutting work that connects science to public health practice and drives actions that reduce injuries and violence. It works to establish a sustainable injury and violence prevention foundation at the federal, state, local, territorial and tribal levels. It does this through its expertise in surveillance, statistics, economics, informatics, program implementation , translational research and evaluation.
Under the guidance of a mentor, the participant will be involved in the following research activities:
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. Degree must have been received within five years of the appointment start date.
Posted on 07/11/2019
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