Public Health Vulnerable Populations Fellowship - Graduates - CDC
*Applications will be reviewed on a rolling-basis.
CDC Office and Location: A research training opportunity is currently available as part of the COVID-19 Emergency Operations Center response efforts on the State, Tribal, Local and Territorial (STLT) Task Force, within the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia.
Research Project: Hosted by NCBDDD, and under the guidance of a mentor, the participant will receive training on:
- Contributing to the development of public health communications and briefing materials
- Analyzing public health policies, regulations, executive directives, and departmental issuances to support Federally Qualified Health Centers
- Participating in the development of new initiatives that contribute to improvements in public health for vulnerable populations
- Contributing to the development of internal and external reports and other administrative level documents
- Monitoring program performance through various internal and external performance reporting channels
Learning Objectives: The participant may also train in cross-cutting policy activities, such as partnership development, community relations, and program management to enable the participant to develop skills in the breadth of policy functions at CDC that will well position the participant for a variety of potential future opportunities.
Mentor(s): The mentor for this opportunity is Felicia Betancourt (firstname.lastname@example.org). If you have questions about the nature of the research please contact the mentor(s).
Anticipated Appointment Start Date: Spring/Summer 2021. Start date is flexible and will depend on a variety of factors.
Appointment Length: The appointment will initially be for one year, but may be renewed upon recommendation of CDC and is contingent on the availability of funds.
Level of Participation: The appointment is full-time.
Participant Stipend: The participant will receive a monthly stipend commensurate with educational level and experience.
Citizenship Requirements: This opportunity is available to U.S. citizens, Lawful Permanent Residents (LPR), and foreign nationals. Non-U.S. citizen applicants should refer to the Guidelines for Non-U.S. Citizens Details page of the program website for information about the valid immigration statuses that are acceptable for program participation.
ORISE Information: This program, administered by ORAU through its contract with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to manage the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE), was established through an interagency agreement between DOE and CDC. Participants do not become employees of CDC, DOE or the program administrator, and there are no employment-related benefits. Proof of health insurance is required for participation in this program. Health insurance can be obtained through ORISE.
Questions: Please visit our Program Website. After reading, if you have additional questions about the application process please email ORISE.CDC.NCBDDD@orau.org and include the reference code for this opportunity.Additional Details:Skills/Eligibility:
The qualified candidate should have received a master’s or doctoral degree in one of the relevant fields, or be currently pursuing one of the degrees and will reach completion by the start date of the appointment. Degree must have been received within five years of the appointment start date.
- Experience in partnership development and external relationship management
- Experience conducting analyses in public health legislation, regulations, executive directives, and departmental policy issuances
- Experience creating technical/scientific reports, presentations and/or manuscripts
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Degree: Master’s Degree or Doctoral Degree received within the last 60 months or anticipated to be received by 6/30/2021 11:59:00 PM.
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A complete application consists of:
- An application
- Transcripts – Click here for detailed information about acceptable transcripts
- A current resume/CV, including academic history, employment history, relevant experiences, and publication list
- One educational or professional recommendation. Your application will be considered incomplete, and will not be reviewed until one recommendation is submitted.
All documents must be in English or include an official English translation.