|Job Title||Epidemiology - PhD|
|Company Summary||All opportunities posted are ongoing.|
The Research Participation Program for the U.S. Army Public Health Command
• Stipend Payments • Health Insurance • Inbound Relocation/Dislocation
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS Applicants should have recently completed a degree within five years of the desired starting date in or related discipline, or will be able to complete of all requirements for the degree within six months of the starting date. Other applicants will be considered on a case-by-case basis. The program is open to all qualified U.S. citizens without regard to race, sex, religion, color, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, or status as a Vietnam era or disabled veteran.
APPLICATION Applications are accepted and reviewed on an ongoing basis. Selections are made as openings occur throughout the year. A complete application includes: profile, two references, and transcripts for all degrees earned and/or currently attending.
GENERAL INFORMATION The participants will be selected based on academic records, recommendations, applied research interests and compatibility of background with applied research programs and projects at the host Installation. The initial appointment is typically for one year and may be renewed for up to four additional years based upon recommendation of the host installation and subject to availability of funds. The participant will receive a monthly stipend which is determined based upon level of education, training, and experience. Inbound travel and moving expenses are reimbursed according to established policies and are granted on a case-by-case basis. Travel and other costs will also be reimbursed for training related to the project and approved by ORAU and the host installation. The participant must show proof of health and medical insurance. Health plans are available through the ORAU for Postgraduate Internship participants.
|Location||Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD|
12The individual will participate with teams of epidemiologists, psychologists, social workers, physiologists and Department of Defense
This appointment includes, but is not limited to, the following:
-Analyze, interpret and disseminate information regarding the status, trends, and determinants of the health and fitness of America’s military.
- Identify and evaluate obstacles to medical readiness and establish a basis for preventive action.
- Conduct surveillance of outcomes and variables which stand as indicators of the behavioral and social health of communities and organizations across the DoD.
-Assess epidemiological trends in emerging social behaviors and evaluate their implications for behavioral health research.
-Establish and provide behavioral health and social epidemiology expertise and support to include the ability to project behavioral health epidemiology field consultation
-Present research at least once a year.
-Travel within the U.S. and possibly outside the U.S. if required.
|Number of Openings||1|
|Degree Specialization||Public Health, Epidemiology|
|Degree Required||PhD - Graduate|