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Apply for this job by 09/17/2019
Employer: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
Located in: Washington, DC
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 HHSrpp@orau.org. Please include the reference code for this opportunity in your email.
*Applications will be reviewed on a rolling-basis.
Two opportunities in policy-relevant research and analysis are currently available with the Office of Infectious Disease and HIV/AIDS Policy (OIDP), within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) located in Washington, DC.
The research participants will have opportunities to prepare and deliver written and oral briefings on the results of the research and analysis from this project. The participants will be mentored by the Director of the OIDP, with support from a team of policy, public health, and economic experts who maintain an active policy analysis and research portfolio related to such topics as HIV/AIDS Policy; infectious disease; the National Vaccine Program; health economics; and similar topics. In addition to this direct mentorship, the participant will have the opportunity to engage with other federal and non-federal stakeholders as part of conducting research and analysis and will have the opportunity to develop skills in public health policy analysis, research, and coordination.
Under the guidance of a mentor, 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 HHS. The initial appointment can be up to one year, but may be renewed upon recommendation of HHS 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 HHS in the Washington, DC, area. Participants do not become employees of HHS, DOE or the program administrator, and there are no employment-related benefits.
The qualified candidate should have received a bachelor's, 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 07/31/2019
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