Research Opportunity Description
Public Health Training Evaluation Fellowship
Division of STD Prevention
National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
A project is available in the Division of STD Prevention (DSTDP) within the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia. DSTDP’s mission is to provide national leadership, research, policy development, and scientific information to help people live safer, healthier lives by the prevention of STDs and their complications.
The participant will gain experience in the Division of STD Prevention, Program Development and Quality Improvement Branch, as part of the Training Unit. This project will provide critical support in the evaluation of training initiatives for clinicians and public health program staff delivering STD treatment, prevention, and partner services. The fellow will assist the Training Unit with the following activities:
- Designing analysis plan and conducting analysis of quantitative and qualitative performance data submitted by training grantees
- Evaluating training grantee performance data findings
- Managing training grantee performance monitoring systems, including assembling, organizing, and managing training grantee data, ensuring quality, accuracy, and completeness of training grantee data, and providing technical assistance on data submissions to training grantees
- Developing data feedback reports for training grantees
- Analyzing participant evaluation data for on-line courses for clinicians and STD program staff
- Conducting literature reviews on effectiveness of training strategies, methods, and tools for clinicians and public health professionals
- Developing recommendations for improving strategies for monitoring and evaluating training grantee performance
- Preparing reports and presentations synthesizing and summarizing training program data findings and recommendations
The Research Participation Program for CDC is administered by the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE). The initial appointment is for one year, but may be renewed upon recommendation of CDC contingent on the availability of funds. The participant will receive a monthly stipend depending on educational level and experience. The participant must show proof of health insurance. The appointment is full-time at CDC in the Atlanta, Georgia, area. Participants do not become employees of CDC or the program administrator, and there are no fringe benefits paid.
- Master’s degree in evaluation, behavioral science, public health, or related fields received within the last five years.
- Strong evaluation training and/or experience, and experience with clinical or public health professional training programs is preferred.
- Experience with or knowledge of state/local public health prevention programs, on-line learning, and/or SAS software package is desired.
How to Apply:
To be considered, please send a current CV/resume to the CDC Research Participation Program at CDCrpp@orau.org. Please reference CDC-NCHHSTP-2013-0032 in all communications.