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Public Health Surveillance - Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE)

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Location: Portsmouth, VA
Full-time position
Closing Date: open until filled
Job #11422
Posted: May 10, 2017

One research opportunity is available with the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center, located in Portsmouth, VA. U.S. Citizenship is required for this apppointment. This opportunity includes, but is not limited to, the following:

Provide public health surveillance data analysis and reporting for Navy and Marine Corps members and beneficiaries. Develops and conducts epidemiologic studies and surveillance in the areas of clinical and healthcare epidemiology, infectious disease, deployment health, occupational and environmental epidemiology, and injury epidemiology.

Capabilities include: Provide rapid response to request for outbreak and disease information, provide epidemiologic consulting and assistance for studies, integrate health data with other data types to provide a more robust analysis, investigate and study acute and chronic conditions to determine the public health impact of intervention programs and prepare raw health data for epidemiologic analysis.

The Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center (NMCPHC) ensures Navy and Marine Corps Readiness through leadership in prevention of disease and promotion of health. Through the ORISE program, the NMCPHC provides opportunities to participate in on-going applied research and development projects in the areas of Environmental Health, Engineering, Biological Sciences, Public Health, Occupational and Environmental Health, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Sanitation and Hygiene, and Laboratory Services.


Selected Fellows/Researchers will have the opportunity to perform research on topics of interest to the U.S. Government and to interact with leading scientists performing research and/or advising at the sponsor. The extensive partnering relationships with universities and other government agencies will expose participants to a broad research community. Program participants will have the opportunity to meet government decision-makers and learn directly from them about the role of scientific research in addressing complex, real-world (i.e., operational) needs. Furthermore, fellows have the opportunity to learn how research products transition from the proof-of-concept stage to integrated production systems. Other benefits may include the following:

• Stipend Payments

• Health Insurance

• Inbound Relocation/Dislocation

• Training & Travel


Applicants should have recently completed a degree within five years of the desired starting date in or related discipline, or will be able to complete of all requirements for the degree within six months of the starting date. Other applicants will be considered on a case-by-case basis. The program is open to all qualified U.S. citizens without regard to race, sex, religion, color, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, or status as a Vietnam era or disabled veteran.

Degree Required Master Degree Graduate
Degree Specialization Masters Level Epidemiology (MS, MPH, MSPH)
How to Apply:

Applications are accepted and reviewed on an ongoing basis. Selections are made as openings occur throughout the year. A complete application includes: profile, two references, and transcripts for all degrees earned and/or currently attending.

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