Surveillance Epidemiology Fellowship, CDC

Surveillance Epidemiology Fellowship, CDC

Category : Alumni

Description 

A research opportunity is currently available in the Mycotic Diseases Branch (MDB) at the Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases (DFWED), in the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID), at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) located in Atlanta, Georgia. The Division works to promote food safety and to prevent illnesses from foodborne, waterborne, and fungal infections.

Throughout the course of this research project, the participant will be trained in the epidemiologic techniques and scientific project management skills for invasive mold infections surveillance.  Major training include medical chart reviews, management surveillance databases and data analysis.

Learning objectives include:

  • Setting up data management systems, including use of software like REDCap
  • Tracking process measures with local and state public health partners
  • Using statistical software like R, SAS or Stata
  • Creating scripts to automate monthly automated data quality checks
  • Conducting data analysis for public health action
  • Participating in interpretation of findings and creating educational materials for hurricane preparedness 

 

Qualifications 

The qualified candidate should have received a master’s degree in one of the relevant fields. Degree must have been received within five years of the appointment start date.

Preferred skills

  • Strong proficiency in statistical software (preferably R)
  • Excellent analytic skills and some experience in data management and or conducting epidemiological analyses
  • Knowledge of medical charts and/ or clinical terminologies
  • Strong organizational and activity planning
  • Strong written and verbal communication

 

How to Apply 

  • Click here to read more about the position details and application requirements. 
  • Application Deadline: November 17 at 3:00PM EST
  • If you have questions, send an email to ORISE [dot] CDC [dot] NCEZID [at] orau [dot] org. Please include the reference code (CDC-DFWED-2020-0238) for this opportunity in your email.


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