Child Development & Disability Branch Fellowship – Surveillance Team
A master’s degree in epidemiology and public health is available at the University of Albany. Students in the program are prepared for careers in public health, health science, and other related fields.
The program educates students in epidemiology, biostatistics, environmental health, and health policy and management. Students enrolled in the program are entitled to a monthly stipend. The program is open to all citizens of the United States.
- Organization: University at Albany
- Department: N/A
- Course Level: Postgraduate
- Award Amount: Monthly Stipend
- Number of Awards: N/A
- Access Mode: Online
- Nationality: U.S. Citizens
- Subject: Epidemiology, Public Health, Health Science
- Eligible Countries: United States
- Eligibility: Students can apply for the master’s degree offered at the University at Albany
About the Programme
A research opportunity to study child development and disabilities is currently available at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia, with the Child Development and Disability Branch (CDDB) of the Division of Human Development and Disability (DHDD), National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD).
The stipend scholarship program provides HDR students with a living stipend, and both domestic and international students are eligible for awards. Scholarships that provide a stipend fall into the following categories:
- The Australian government finances RTP stipends.
- UOW funds UPA stipends. External partners and UOW fund matching stipends.
- External Stipends are totally funded by the private sector or other external sources.
- Scholarships with a stipend are awarded at the rate stipulated in the CSGR for that year.
- Up to 3.5 EFTSL of stipend scholarships are offered to doctorate students and 2
- EFTSL to MPhil students.
- The stipend for full-time scholarship recipients is not taxable, however the stipend for part-time scholarship recipients is taxable. The stipend rate reflects the student’s enrollment level (full or part time).
- Full-time stipend scholarship recipients may perform up to eight hours of external work each week during business hours (Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.).
- Note that there are no restrictions on outside employment for recipients of part-time stipend
- Scholarships or RTP Fee Offsets.
The qualified candidate must possess a master’s degree in one of the applicable subjects (e.g., Epidemiology, Public Health, Health Science). The degree must have been obtained within five years of the commencement date of the position.
- Public Health history
- Comfortable interacting with national and state external partners.
- Capability to operate both alone and in a collaborative context
- Capability to react to requests and queries in a timely and effective manner.
- Capability to formulate talking points and impact statements that represent program strategies and priorities.
- Interest in the creation of procurement packages, such as task orders, contracts, and cooperation agreements
- Strong oral and written communication abilities
- Experience with developmental disabilities is preferred but not must
How to apply
Applicants can apply via the online application processor.
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