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Job Title: ORISE Fellow: Surveillance Epidemiologist
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Organization: CDC, Waterborne Diseases Prevention Branch
Posted: 4/9/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Epidemiology
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Atlanta,  GA    USA
Position Description: The Domestic WASH (water, sanitation, and hygiene) Epidemiology team is looking for an ORISE Fellow to join its surveillance program. The ORISE Fellow will be trained in the epidemiologic techniques needed to conduct surveillance for cases of waterborne disease in the United States. The ORISE Fellow will learn epidemiologic techniques to include various aspects of case surveillance, including how to manage and analyze surveillance data. The training will include how to analyze and interpret case surveillance data for waterborne pathogens to describe epidemiologic patterns and trends and prepare analytic results for publication on websites, fact sheets, and peer-reviewed manuscripts. The ORISE Fellow will learn how to communicate with state and federal partners on surveillance activities to provide technical assistance and write clear guidance materials. This position will include training opportunities to develop specific expertise related to waterborne disease-related issues specific to the Great Lakes region as well as waterborne disease outbreak surveillance in untreated recreational water settings (e.g., rivers and lakes) and drinking water systems.

Qualifications: A recent MPH/MSPH graduate in the field of epidemiology, with strong data management skills, excellent communication and written skills, attention to detail, and a good team player. Some environmental health training/background desirable.

Organization Description: The Waterborne Disease Prevention Branch works to maximize the health, productivity, and well-being of people in the United States and around the globe by preventing domestic and global water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH)-related disease. The Waterborne Disease Prevention Branch (WDPB) is in the Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases (DFWED) in the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID) at CDC.

Closing Date: 4/27/2018
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Contact Name: Virginia Roberts,  Epidemiologist
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How to Apply: Interested applicants should submit their CV to Ms. Virginia Roberts, Epidemiologist, by Friday, 04/27/2018, 5pm (EST) at, with the following subject line: “ORISE opportunity: surveillance epidemiologist”

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