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Job Title: Health Survey Database Development/Informatics Fellowship - CDC
Job Number: CDC-NCHHSTP-2017-010
Organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Posted: 4/28/2017
Type: Full-Time
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Atlanta,  GA   
Position Description: A fellowship opportunity is available with the Behavioral and Clinical Surveillance Branch of the Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention (DHAP) within the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

This fellowship offers the opportunity to be involved with high-impact issues in domestic HIV surveillance. With 22 participating metropolitan project areas throughout the United States, the National HIV Behavioral Surveillance (NHBS) system collects and reports data on three populations at increased risk for HIV infection: men who have sex with men, persons who inject drugs and heterosexuals at increased risk in the United States. NHBS data are used to monitor issues affecting these populations, which include describing racial disparities, reporting HIV prevalence and awareness, exploring the prevalence HIV-related risk behaviors, such as drug use and sex, and examining access to HIV testing, care and prevention. NHBS collects data through personal interviews and HIV testing and is the only national source of data on HIV-negative populations and HIV-positive individuals unaware of or not in care for their infection. This fellowship will focus on on information management and documentation related to the NHBS questionnaire and will assist with dissemination of NHBS data.

Fellows may have the opportunity to be involved in the following activities: •Designing implementation of relational databases for survey design, evaluation, and management. •Designing and evaluation of the NHBS questionnaire. •Assisting the Lead for Reporting with coordination, information management, and preparation of priority publications. •Assisting with coordination of NHBS questionnaire activities. •Collaborating with external and internal stakeholders.

Qualifications: A Master’s degree or higher in public health, a behavioral or social science discipline, or information science within the last five years. •A minimum of a Master’s degree in a related field required, such as public health, a behavioral or social science discipline, or information science. •Strong information management skills required. Informatics experience preferred. •Expertise designing and managing relational databases (e.g. MS Access) required. VBA programming experience preferred. •Strong writing and communication skills required. •Experience with questionnaire design or survey research preferred. •Experience with SAS required. Advanced SAS user preferred. •Experience in program coordination preferred.

Organization Description: 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.

Closing Date: 7/28/2017
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Contact Name: Melissa Cribbin,  Health Survey Database Development/Informatics Fellowship - CDC
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