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.NCCDPHP@orau.org. Please include the reference code for this opportunity in your email.
A fellowship opportunity is available with the Applied Research and Evaluation Branch (AREB), in the Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention (DHDSP), within the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia.
DHDSP has a mission to provide public health leadership to improve cardiovascular health for all, reduce the burden and eliminate disparities associated with heart disease and stroke. Priorities for the Division include reducing the consumption of sodium, improving the prevention and management of risk factors, as well as cardiovascular health systems of care. The Applied Research and Evaluation Branch (AREB) has broad responsibility for the Division’s evaluation, economics, applied research, and translation activities. AREB has an active portfolio that currently supports more than 40 projects.
The AREB endeavors to:
The selected candidate will support a team that is conducting evaluations of DHDSP funded programs and initiatives, provide evaluation support to grantees and partners, conduct evaluation studies, and develop evaluation resources and tools.
Under the guidance of a mentor, the participant will gain experience by:
Anticipated Appointment Start Date: June 1, 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 bachelor's or master's degree in public health, allied sciences, health sciences or a related field, or be currently pursuing one of the degrees and reach completion by the start date of the appointment. Degree must have been received within five years of the appointment start date.
A candidate should have program evaluation experience and skills, including experience quantifying clinical and public health program improvement.