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Job Title: CDC ORISE Fellowship: Opioid Overdose Surveillance and Research
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Organization: CDC's National Center for Injury Prevention and Control
Posted: 7/6/2017
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Epidemiology
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Atlanta,  GA   
Compensation: ORISE fellowship stipend
Position Description: The ORISE fellow will train with senior public health advisors and scientists to gain knowledge and expertise in surveillance and research activities related to the improvement of timeliness of fatal and nonfatal opioid overdose surveillance (including opioid pain relievers and heroin), identification of risk factors for fatal opioid overdose, and development of PDO-related surveillance reports. These activities include assisting in the development of peer-reviewed publications, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report publications, surveillance reports, data briefs, and other data dissemination activities. The fellow will assist with the development of SAS code to perform quality assurance procedures on nonfatal and fatal opioid overdose surveillance data, and to create and analyze datasets. The Fellow will also assist with providing scientific technical assistance to state grantees related to the collection and coding of surveillance data on [fatal/nonfatal] opioid overdoses.

Qualifications: The applicant should be a doctoral-level graduate with interests and experience in epidemiology and surveillance, specifically data analysis and interpretation, preferably in public health as well as statistical analysis software such as 1) SAS programming using SAS Macros and other advanced SAS programming methods/techniques in order to develop code to manipulate very large complex database files for a variety of high-level programming and database management tasks; 2) Advanced experience with the application of SAS relevant to large, complex database management systems, query languages, and table relationships for database operations and/or generation of complex queries and reports; 3) Experience with creating and maintaining large SAS analysis files, with associated format libraries, codebooks, and computer program/file documentation, generated from surveillance system and surveys database. 4) Advanced experience performing statistical and epidemiological analysis on complex datasets. Time management and organizational skills are required. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. Data visualization skills, in Tableau, Arc GIS, or SAS Visual Analytics are preferred. level programming and database management tasks; 2) Advanced experience with the application of SAS relevant to large, complex database management systems, query languages, and table relationships for database operations and/or generation of complex queries and reports; 3) Experience with creating and maintaining large SAS analysis files, with associated format libraries, codebooks, and computer program/file documentation, generated from surveillance system and surveys database. 4) Advanced experience performing statistical and epidemiological analysis on complex datasets. Time management and organizational skills are required. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required. Data visualization skills, in Tableau, Arc GIS, or SAS Visual Analytics are preferred.

Organization Description: The mission of CDC's Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention is to ensure that people of all ages – from infants to older adults – have safe and healthy lives. Its staff provide leadership and support in public health practice and the application of science for maximal benefit of fatal and nonfatal opioid overdose prevention efforts

Closing Date: 10/6/2017
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Reshma Mahendra,  CDC ORISE Fellowship: Opioid Overdose Surveillance and Research
Contact Location: 4770 Buford Hwy, NE
MS F62
Atlanta   GA  30341
United States
Contact Location: 4770 Buford Hwy, NE
  MS F62
  Atlanta   GA  30341
  United States
Contact Phone: 770-488-1207 
Contact Fax:
Contact Email: RMahendra@cdc.gov
Web Address:
How to Apply: Prospective applications should send a C CV/resume to RMahendra@cdc.gov no later than 7 7/15/2017.

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