Office of Science – 2021 ORISE Fellowship Opportunity
Multiple research opportunities are available in the Office of Science (OS), at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, GA.
The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Research Participation Programs at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are educational and training programs designed to provide students and recent graduate’s opportunities to participate in project-specific CDC research and developmental activities at CDC facilities that are related to CDC’s mission.
The Office of Science (OS) mission is to promote quality, integrity, and innovation of CDC science to improve the public’s health. The office upholds scientific ideals; establishes an environment of scientific excellence, integrity and innovation; and promotes timely dissemination and translation of scientific information, innovations, and technology. In addition, this office serves as the primary advisor to CDC senior leaders on agency-wide scientific issues.
The Office of Science (OS) offers a variety of high-profile initiatives and projects, while conducting research in a fast-paced environment. Under the guidance of a mentor, the participant will train with staff on opportunities that may include:
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 is for 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 be currently pursuing or 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.
How to Apply:
To be considered, please send complete application materials to the Zintellect announcement located at https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/CDC-OS-2021-0102 by August 27, 2021.
A complete application consists of:
If you have any questions regarding this announcement, please send an email to the OS OD Management Team mailbox at OSManagem...@cdc.gov. Please include reference CDC-OS-2021-0102 and domain of interest in all communications.
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OS Mission: “To promote quality, integrity, and innovation of CDC science to improve the public's health.”