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Job Title: Zoonoses Education Fellowship
Job Number: CDC-NCEZID-2017-0057
Organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Posted: 3/7/2017
Type: Full-Time
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Location: Atlanta,  GA   
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Position Description: A fellowship opportunity is available in the National Center for Emergeing and Zoonotic and Infectious Diseases at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in Atlanta, Georgia.

The fellow will gain experience in the field of infectious and zoonotic diseases, specifically those that involve the animal- human interface and One Health. The specific projects involve the coordination of educational projects related to the prevention and control of zoonoses, the development of guidance for use by human and animal health partners that can enhance surveillance, response, and prevention of zoonoses.

The fellow will train in the following activities: •Assisting with CDC-USDA-NIFA Youth Zoonoses Prevention Project, Zoonoses and One Health Updates regular communicaton; the Zoonoses Education Coalition, CDC One Health Zoonotic Disease Prioritization Tool Workshops, and CDC One Health Office Quarterly meetings. . •Supporting One Health activities related to animal-human interface issues for pandemic influenza preparedness and response. •Conducting systematic reviews and literature searches to support the development of evidence-based recommendations related to zoonoses and One Health. •Conducting primary and secondary data abstraction, interpretation, analysis, and synthesis. •Writing and editing summary of evidence documents and prevention recommendations. •Coordinating and collaborating with One Health groups (both internal and external to CDC), professional human and animal health societies, local, state and city health departments, non-governmental organizations, and community-based organizations. •Supporting the development of data collection systems for One Health activities. •Participating in CDC Emergency Response Activities.

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: •Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree in science or public health field earned within the past five years

•Knowledge and experience in web-based analysis tools desirable. •Ability to search and assess scientific literature required

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Closing Date: 6/7/2017
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How to Apply: Please apply at https://www.zintellect.com/Posting/details/3067

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 CDCrpp@orau.org. Please include the reference code for this opportunity in your email.

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