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Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education

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The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) is a U.S. Department of Energy institute focusing on scientific initiatives to research health risks from occupational hazards, assess environmental cleanup, respond to radiation medical emergencies, support national security and emergency preparedness, and educate the next generation of scientists.

ORISE to support CDC infectious disease initiative

Jan. 16, 2015 - ORISE will design and carry out a needs assessment plan for the CDC's Advanced Molecular Detection and Response to Infectious Disease Outbreaks (AMD) initiative.

Current Career Opportunities

Ref. No. Job Title Location
14-091 PCA Systems Specialist Oak Ridge, TN
15-013 Operations Planner 4 Arlington, VA
15-011 Mgr Business Operations & Quality Assurance Arlington, VA
15-010 Budget Analyst 3 Oak Ridge, TN
14-097 Program Specialist Senior Oak Ridge, TN
14-079 Programmer Analyst 2 Oak Ridge, TN
14-083 Systems Analyst 3 Oak Ridge, TN
14-049 Administrative Clerk 3 Oak Ridge, TN
15-003 Operations Planner 2 Albuquerque, NM
14-114 Health Education Specialist Project Manager 1 Atlanta, GA
Know:BRCA campaign logo

The CDC Division of Cancer Prevention and Control and Bright Pink received crucial support from ORISE in the development of the Know:BRCA clinical decision support tool that collects a detailed personal and family history of breast and ovarian cancer.


ORNL Video

WATCH: World Class Science. Big Ideas. (2:07)

Research participants placed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory through science education programs administered by ORISE share how access to world-class research facilities and staff has catapulted their careers in science and technology.