Deadline: February 06, 2015

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An Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) education and development fellowship opportunity is currently available in the Division of Education and Development (DED) within the Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) of the Office of the Secretary (OS), Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).

Qualified persons who have earned a Bachelor's, Master¹s or Doctorate degree in public health, public policy, science, law, or related fields within the last five years are encouraged to apply for this opening. Experience in writing papers that address specific aspects of the protection of human subjects in biomedical and behavioral research is a plus. A focus on health, as well as research experience, is beneficial. Experience working in a health communications arena or biomedical/social science field is preferred. Additional experience and skills desired include: experience working with government policy; new media and interactive eLearning technologies and/or multimedia content development and implementation; online promotion of outreach and/or education development; and ability to conceptualize a complex process and identify possible problem solving approaches with a strong sense of logistics. 

The Research Participation program for HHS is administered by ORISE. The initial appointment is for one year, but may be renewed upon recommendation of OHRP contingent on the availability of funds and project needs.

How to Apply:

To be considered, please send a current CV/resume, three professional references and a writing sample (5 pages maximum) to the attention of Please reference DHHS-OASH-2015-0106 in all communications.

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