Research Participation at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Description:   opportunities to conduct research in infectious diseases, environmental health, epidemiology, occupational safety and health, exposure and disease registries, health investigations, toxicology, emergency response, public health assessment, and health education

Discipline(s):   life, health, and medical sciences; physical sciences; economics; environmental health; epidemiology; occupational safety and health; pharmacology; toxicology

Eligibility:  No Citizenship Requirements. Must be enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student at an accredited college or university in a professional science, engineering, or public health discipline; or have received an undergraduate or graduate degree within 5 years of the initial appointment date; or serve as a full-time faculty member at an accredited college or university.

Location(s):   Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Atlanta, GA and other CDC locations); Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (Atlanta, GA)

Duration:   Varies from one month to one year with renewal options; up to four years maximum; full-time or part-time appointments

Additional Duration Information:  Faculty appointments generally for three months with some sabbatical appointments up to one year

Frequency:  Continuing

Awards made:  Number varies

Deadline(s):  Applications accepted on year-round basis

Benefits:  Stipend based on research area(s) and educational level; faculty stipend generally based on regular academic salary

Funding source(s):  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry through an interagency agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy

How to apply:  Application materials available at

Section Manager Senior Program Specialist
Jeannette Bouchard Melissa Goodman

(865) 576-9241

(865) 241-1294


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