*Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
A research opportunity is available with the Division of Violence Prevention (DVP), Research Evaluation Branch (REB), within the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) located in Atlanta, Georgia.
Under the guidance of a mentor, the participant will be involved with research related to the primary prevention of intimate partner violence, teen dating violence, and other forms of interpersonal violence. The participant will collaborate with REB scientific staff to:
- Conduct an environmental scan and literature review of policies (e.g., community, financial, education, state-level) that may disrupt developmental trajectories toward teen dating violence (TDV), IPV, and other forms of violence in adolescence and adulthood
- Analyze quantitative data on substance abuse coercion and IPV and contribute to the development of a manuscript
- Assist on other CDC-funded research studies on TDV and IPV prevention research projects, as available
Anticipated Appointment Start Date: ~January 4, 2021
This 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 is for seven months, 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.NCIPC@orau.org. Please include the reference code for this opportunity (CDC-NCIPC-2021-0019) in your email.