Research Project Description
Adverse Childhood Experiences Study Fellowship
Division of Violence Prevention
National Center for Injury Prevention and Control
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
A fellowship opportunity is currently available in the Surveillance Branch (SB) of the Division of Violence Prevention (DVP) within the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
The selected participant will join CDC’s efforts in the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study. The project requires research, analyses, translation, and programmatic activities as they relate to violence prevention efforts in DVP’s SB. The participant may be involved in one or more of the following activities:
- Collaborating with DVP staff to develop a plan for dissemination of ACE translation products
- Identifying and incorporating the needs of the field into the most appropriate translation products
- Translating ACE study findings into prevention tools and messaging.
- Assisting in scientific presentations and manuscript development
- Participating in other ACES and child maltreatment-related projects in DVP
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.
- A Doctoral degree in psychology, sociology, public health, or a related field received within the last five years.
- Highly qualified candidates would possess the following:
- Experience or knowledge regarding child maltreatment prevention research and translation or a related research area
- Experience in synthesis, translation, and dissemination of public health prevention information
How to Apply:
To be considered, please send a current CV/resume to the attention of CDCrpp@orau.org. Please reference CDC-NCIPC-2014-0011 in all communications.