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Job Title: National Botulism and Enteric Toxins Fellowship
Job Number: CDC-DFWED-2018-0062
Organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Posted: 4/3/2018
Type: Full-Time
Number of Openings:
Location: Atlanta,  GA   
Position Description: A fellowship opportunity is currently av available in the Division of Foodborne, Wa Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases (D (DFWED) of the National Center for Emerging an and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID) wi with the National Botulism Laboratory Team (N (NBETT), in the Enteric Diseases Laboratory Br Branch, at the Centers for Disease Control an and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia.

NCEZID protects public health caused by a wide range of infectious diseases, focusing on diseases that have been around many years, emerging diseases, and zoonotic diseases. NBETT is a leading authority on C. botulinum, C. perfringens, B. cereus, and S. aureus and their toxins. A main task for NBETT is botulism outbreak investigation through CLIA certified methodologies such as PCR, ELISA, and the mouse bioassay along with a soon-to-be-certified functional mass spec spectrometry test. Additionally, we conduct shor short read whole genome sequencing and anal analysis.

Fellows will have the opportunity to be in involved in the following activities:

•Testing such as ELISA, PCR, mass sp spectrometry, and general microbiology te techniques.

•Assisting in general laboratory upkeep, ad administratively or otherwise, where as assistance is required.

•Supporting the laboratory team as new pr projects and opportunities are presented.

•Presenting project findings as necessary.

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.

related benefits.

Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree in public health, ep epidemiology, or a related field received wi within the last five years.

•Candidates should be able to demonstrate enthusiasm for micro- and molecular-biology, a a willingness to learn new techniques, a ability to keep detailed records and follow s standard operating procedures.

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Closing Date: 7/3/2018
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Contact Name: N/A N/A,  National Botulism and Enteric Toxins Fellowship
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How to Apply: Please apply: h 95.

A complete application consists of:

•An application •Transcripts – Click here for detailed i information about acceptable transcripts •A current resume/CV, including academic h history, employment history, relevant e experiences, and publication list •Two educational or professional references

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

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

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