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CDC Global Health Security Science Fellowship

A fellowship opportunity is available in the Division of Global Health Protection (DGHP) within the Center for Global Health (CGH) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia.

Under the guidance of a mentor, the participant will train and learn about the CDC's global health security (GHS) research agenda and capacity building programs through assisting in identification of GHS implementation science needs, and assisting in addressing those needs and opportunities in support of the Division's broad global health mandates and mission. 

Through interactions with a mentor and other subject matter experts, and participating in scientific seminars within the Division and CDC at large, the participant will receive training in CDC scientific review and clearance processes, human subjects review, scientific communication, and the translation of science into communications messages for non-scientists through the lens of GHS implementation science.  

  • Bachelor, master's, or doctoral degree in public health or related fields. Degree must be received within five years of the appointment start date.
  • Master’s degree is preferable.
Preferred skills: 
  • Ability to communicate complex public health and science concepts and findings into plain language
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Prior experience in the fields of global health, public health, health sciences, or related field is desired

This opportunity is available to U.S. citizens, Lawful Permanent Residents (LPR), and foreign nationals. 

If you have questions, send an email to Please include the reference code CDC-CGH-2019-0067 in your email.