*Applications will be reviewed on a rolling-basis.A research opportunity is currently available with the Applied Research and Translation (ART) team, in the Division for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention (DHDSP), within the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (NCCDPHP) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia. DHDSP has a mission to provide national leadership, public health and scientific expertise, and program support to optimize cardiovascular health for all. Priorities for the Division include reducing the risk as well as improving the management and control of hypercholesterolemia and hypertension and reducing the burden of stroke and heart disease. The Applied Research and Evaluation Branch’s (AREB) portfolio includes translating science to practice, developing tools and products, systematic reviews, program evaluation and evaluation research, and various projects related to pharmacists, community health workers, sodium reduction, policy analysis, and indicator development and use.The AREB endeavors to:Conduct assessments to expand practice-based evidence of public health programs and policies;Provide scientific support and key translation products for the Division’s funded programs;Increase the engagement of community health workers and other nontraditional providers in community and clinical practices;Provide technical assistance to grantees of DHDSP- funded programs;Conduct systematic reviews on key topics; andFacilitate the integration of public health and health care in the area of cardiovascular health.This research opportunity will be focused on the ART team’s portfolio of policy research and translation of science to practice activities and will provide an opportunity to participate on a variety of initiatives while building skills through both formal and informal training and mentoring. This research opportunity involves learning experiences for the participant relevant to knowledge translation and evidence-based policy surveillance and analyses. Under the guidance of a mentor, the participant will receive training in the following:Developing visually engaging and user-friendly public health products and resources;Testing and applying innovative technologies to enhance knowledge translation;Assessing and synthesizing public health and policy evidence;Participating in translation efforts occurring within the Division; andProviding technical assistance to internal and external stakeholders.Anticipated Appointment Start Date: October 2020This 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 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.If you have questions, send an email to ORISE.CDC.NCCDPHP@orau.org.