Cancer Prevention Research Participant

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One position is available to work with the Cancer Prevention Across the Lifespan (CPAL) Workgroup, in the Division of Cancer Prevention and Control (DCPC) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia. The purpose of this workgroup is to: (1) examine current baseline data and evidence to identify social determinants that affect the development of cancer; (2) identify policy and environmental change opportunities, and formulate action plans to intervene on social determinants of cancer; and (3) identify and collaborate with internal and external partners on cross-cutting research and interventions. The ORISE Fellow will work as a member of the CPAL workgroup. Responsibilities will include conducting literature reviews, meeting planning and organization, interacting with both internal CDC and external representatives from the cancer research community, and a variety of activities supporting planned efforts around cancer prevention across the life span. There will also be opportunities available to participate in a variety of DCPC programs, projects, and activities. The position available is administered by the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE). The ORISE program provides opportunities for participants to enhance their professional development and become familiar with the research areas of the federal sponsor.

Applicants should be recent masters’ graduates in public health, communication, health administration, social science or epidemiology. To be eligible for the program, a postgraduate participant must have received a degree within 3 years of the date of appointment, from an accredited U.S. college or university.

Organization Description:
ORISE Fellowship Program: People selected for the appointments do not become federal employees. Participants will become administratively associated with ORISE through a letter of appointment and terms of appointment. They will receive guest appointments at DCPC and will not enter into an employer/employee relationship with DCPC, CDC, Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU), ORISE, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), or any other federal office or agency.

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