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ORISE Fellow

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health
Washington, DC

(Blood, Tissue, and Tick Borne Disease Fellowship, Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Washington D.C. -- DHHS-OASH-2012-0010). A research and health policy opportunity is available in the Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). The selected participant will assist with program management for research projects currently underway within the division relating to U.S. blood, tissue safety and availability, and tick borne diseases. Opportunities may include:  Project management for studies looking at topics relating to blood and tissue collection and utilization, transfusion-transmissible infections in blood donors, and infectious disease markers in potential organ and tissue donors. The Research Participation Program for DHHS 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 OASH contingent on the availability of funds and project needs. The participant will receive a monthly stipend based on educational level and experience. Qualifications:  A master’s degree in public health, knowledge of the regulatory requirements for blood and tissue transplantation and knowledge of tick borne diseases. Click here to view the full job description. To be considered, send a current CV/resume to the attention of Tasha Powell. Please reference DHHS-OASH-2012-0010 in all communications.