ORISE fellowship opportunities are available with the Office of Innovation, Development, Evaluation, and Analytics (IDEA), Division of Global Migration & Quarantine (DGMQ) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, GA. This is a full-time, one-year, stipend-supported opportunity that may be renewed for an additional year. Start date is flexible but no later than June 30, 2021.
IDEA’s mission is to deliver insights and solutions to support DGMQ by leveraging an agile team with focused resources and specialized skillsets in analytics, partnership development, evaluation, and innovation. We are creating a new data science team that will study globally mobile populations to enhance situational awareness, scientific understanding, and decision-making for CDC’s COVID-19 response.
We seek ORISE fellows to receive the following data science training opportunities:
You will learn how to:
· Process and clean data
· Conduct exploratory analyses
· Create static and interactive data visualizations
· Perform statistical analyses to identify trends in data
· Summarize data using basic statistical metrics
· Communicate results to team members and leadership
· Support preparation of scientific articles, technical reports, and data files for publication or presentation
Ideal qualifications/experience include:
· Bachelor’s or Master’s with a quantitative focus
· Familiarity with R and RStudio
· Work with disparate data sources and messy data
· Creating data visualizations and awareness of best practices
· Communicating with technical and non-technical audiences
· Interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships
· Collaborative work, in a fast-paced, environment
By March 1st, email your resume and statement of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject heading “ORISE Fellow Resume.” Your resume should include your academic history, employment history, and any other relevant experience. Your statement of interest should address your desire to solve public health challenges of globally mobile populations as well as explain how this fellowship opportunity will help you learn to solve those problems. Please provide contact information for two educational or professional references.
This program, administered by ORAU through its contract with the US Department of Energy (DOE) to manage the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, was established through an interagency agreement between DOE and CDC. The initial appointment can be up to 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