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Employer: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Located in: Atlanta, Georgia
Degree Required: Bachelors
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.NCEZID@orau.org. Please include the reference code for this opportunity in your email.
Two research opportunities are currently available in the Arboviral Diseases Branch within the Division of Vector-Borne Diseases (DVBD), of the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Fort Collins, Colorado.
The project involves virological and entomological research to support our Team research efforts and our collaborating overseas laboratory. The research includes reagent development, assay evaluation, and mosquito testing.
The selected participant will be involved with multiple projects designed to support the broad mission of the Virology Team to more fully prepare the Branch to respond to arboviral emergence events. The Branch activities include preparedness for and response to detection of arbovirus emergence events both domestically and in our overseas research sites (ie- Indonesia). Our virology team performs research to aid in this preparedness for both our branch and international partners.
Under the guidance of a mentor, the participant will be trained in the following research activities:
Learning objectives for this opportunity include:
Anticipated Appointment Start Date: September 12, 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 Fort Collins, Colorado, 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 or master's degree in one of the relevant fields. Degree must have been received within five years of the appointment start date.
Posted on 07/18/2019
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