*Applications will be reviewed on a rolling-basis.A research opportunity in public health preparedness and response is currently available with the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID), Division of Global Migration and Quarantine (DGMQ), Office of the Director (OD) located in Atlanta, Georgia. OD plays a key role in the development and establishment of public health programs for the division derived from program promotion, data collection, research and program performance evaluations. The OD office serves as headquarters for the division.Throughout the course of this project, the participant will train on a variety of health related projects. The participant will train with public health personnel in the development of basic activities establishing programs related to public health. The participant will train in developing, implementing and monitoring performance evaluation and tracking systems, to evaluate and analyze data collection. The participant will also gain experience and training in the development of program promotion, education and communications. Training and experience will also be gained in the development and delivery of health related training courses. The participant may also gain training in other health related projects.Under the guidance of a mentor, specific opportunities may include:Assisting in the development of basic activities related to the establishment of public heath programsHelping develop, implement, and monitor performance evaluations and tracking systemsAssisting in the development of program promotion, education & communicationAssisting in the development & delivery of health related training coursesResearch and development of public health guidance documentsResearch and development of public health tracking systemsThis 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.NCEZID@orau.org.