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Job Title: Epidemiology and Statistics Fellowship
Job Number: CDC-CVDB-2018-0018
Organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Posted: 11/20/2017
Type: Full-Time
Number of Openings:
Location: Atlanta,  GA    USA
Position Description: An opportunity is currently available in the Chronic Viral Diseases Branch (CVDB) within the Division of High-Consequence Pathogens and Pathology (DHCPP) of the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia.

CVDB’s mission is to control and prevent diseases associated with human papillomavirus (HPV) and medically unexplained fatiguing illnesses (e.g., Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome [ME/CFS]) in collaboration with community, state, national and international partners.

Joining the Epidemiology, Data Management, and Analysis (EDMA) team at CVDB, the selected participant will provide epidemiological and statistical and/or data application support for the ME/CFS Public Health Research Program. Under the guidance of a mentor, opportunities may include:

•Co-designing and implementing computational modeling applications to clinical epidemiologic data

•Supporting CVDB members with IRB and OMB submissions

•Helping efforts in analytical studies and using results to adapt clinical epidemiology and related programs

•Preparing scientific articles and reports for publication and conference presentation

•Participating in CDC research activities and special investigations related to ME/CFS

•Co-presenting results and findings to other scientists and public health researchers within and outside CDC.

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.

Qualifications: •PhD in statistics, mathematics, bioinformatics, computer science, data science, epidemiology, or data-related field earned within the past five years; or completion of all requirements for such a degree prior to starting the fellowship.

•Experience using R, Python, or other programming languages (e.g., classical statistical modeling, machine learning, bioinformatics computational modeling, etc.) •Knowledge of mathematical, statistical, or stochastic models. •Experience in big data application is a plus. •Experience in public health research is a plus.

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Closing Date: 2/20/2018
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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 •Two educational or professional references

All documents must be in English or include an official English translation.

If you have questions, send an email to Please include the reference code for this opportunity in your email.

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