A fellowship opportunity is available in the Center for Global Health, Division of Global Health Protection, Epidemiology, Informatics, Surveillance, and Laboratory Branch in Atlanta, GA.
The fellow will interact closely with a collaborative team of epidemiologists, laboratorians, informaticians, health communicators and web developers.
1. Writing and disseminating web-based information.
2. Assisting with the communication of global health security data from over 40 overseas CDC country offices.
3. Developing health communication materials, such as stories, program summaries, questions and answers, fact sheets, social media postings, and infographics.
4. Tracking and organizing scientific information written by branch staff.
5. Creating PowerPoint presentations for scientific audiences.
6. Translating scientific language for various audiences.
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 13 months, 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 or the program administrator, and there are no fringe benefits paid.