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Job Title: Post-doctoral Fellowship (ORISE)
Job Number:
Organization: CDC
Posted: 6/29/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Epidemiology
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Number of Openings: 1
Location: Atlanta,  GA   
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Position Description: A post-doctoral fellowship opportunity is currently available in the Community Interventions for Infection Control Unit (CI-ICU), Division of Global Migration and Quarantine (DGMQ) within the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia. CI ICU), Division of Global Migration and Quarantine (DGMQ) within the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia. CI-ICU plays a key role in the development of recommendations on use of nonpharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) for mitigating the transmission of pandemic influenza. NPIs include everyday preventive measures that all people should practice at all times, as well as the community-level interventions that are particularly important during a pandemic. The everyday preventive actions include staying home when sick, covering coughs and sneezes, frequent and appropriate hand-washing, and routine cleaning of frequently touched surfaces. Community-level i interventions can be added during pandemics a and implemented in a graded fashion d depending on the severity of the pandemic; t these include measures aimed to reduce s social contacts between people in schools, w workplaces, and other community settings. The fellow will be training with CI-ICU on development of public health programs and projects for pandemic influenza planning, preparedness and response as well as evaluation of public health projects, epidemiological investigations, and literature reviews. This training will include assessing the feasibility, acceptability, and impact of school closures and other nonpharmaceutical interventions; reporting performance measures for science, policy, and communication activities; monitoring dissemination of the non-pharmaceutical guidance for pandemic influenza preparedness and response for state and local health department usage; developing materials used in unit and/or CDC pharmaceutical guidance for pandemic influenza preparedness and response for state and local health department usage; developing materials used in unit and/or CDC-wide events and activities for use in public health policy or communication; and collaborating with epidemiologists, health scientists, health communicators, and medical officers. Specific opportunities may include:

wide events and activities for use in public he health policy or communication; and co collaborating with epidemiologists, health sc scientists, health communicators, and me medical officers. Specific opportunities may include: • Conducting agent-based modeling of i influenza transmission and the effect of N NPIs. • Conducting social network analysis to assess contact rates and mixing patterns in schools and workplaces that are important input parameters for agent-based models. • Conducting literature reviews on nonpharmaceutical nonpharmaceutical interventions. 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 twelve 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 Atlant Atlanta, Georgia, area. Participants do not become become employees of CDC or the program admini administrator, and there are no fringe benefi benefits paid.

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Title: Community Interventions Fellowship

Reference Code: CDC-DGMQ-2018-0130

The opportunity details can be found at:

https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Detail s/CDC-DGMQ-2018-0130

Qualifications: Qualifications: • Applicants must have a PhD degree r received within the last five years, in s science, public health, or related field. • Should have experience in conducting mathematical modeling of infectious diseases, including agent-based models. • Should have experience in conducting s social network analysis. • Should have experience in using progra programming languages such as R, C, and Fortra Fortran.

PLEASE SEE DETAILS OF THIS OPPORTUNITY AND FIND FIND OUT HOW TRO APPLY AT WWW.ZINTELLECT.COM:

Title: Community Interventions Fellowship

Reference Code: CDC-DGMQ-2018-0130

The opportunity details can be found at:

https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Detail s/CDC-DGMQ-2018-0130

Organization Description:

Closing Date: 9/29/2018
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Contact Name: Amra Uzicanin,  Post-doctoral Fellowship (ORISE)
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How to Apply: PLEASE SEE DETAILS OF THIS OPPORTUNITY AND FIND FIND OUT HOW TRO APPLY AT WWW.ZINTELLECT.COM:

Title: Community Interventions Fellowship

Reference Code: CDC-DGMQ-2018-0130

The opportunity details can be found at:

https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Detail s/CDC-DGMQ-2018-0130

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