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Opportunities & Diversity

The Center works to foster the development of students, new investigators, and emerging scientists in the field of infectious disease modeling through education, mentoring, and financial support. We are especially focused on supporting students & scientists from under-represented groups. Please review the opportunities below, and feel free to reach out to Melanie Larsen, Outreach Manager, with any questions.


FOR UNDERGRADUATE & GRADUATE STUDENTS

Annual Outreach Conference to Increase Diversity in Science
APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED FOR THE MAY 2014 CONFERENCEAPPLICANTS WILL BE NOTIFIED OF ACCEPTANCE DECISIONS WILL BE EMAILED BY APRIL 7, 2014
In May 2014 the CCDD will host their third annual Outreach Conference for undergraduate students focused on encouraging students to consider the field of mathematical modeling within a public health context.

Summer Program in Epidemiology

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED FOR THE 2014 SUMMER PROGRAM
NOTIFICATIONS WILL BE SENT TO STUDENTS BY APRIL 18TH
RECOMMENDATION LETTERS ARE STILL BEING ACCEPTED.

This five week summer program is for undergraduate students interested in public health, with a focus on Infectious Disease Epidemiology.

Master of Science in Epidemiology

APPLICATIONS FOR FALL 2014 NOW CLOSED 

The Center has an exciting, funded opportunity for Master of Science applicants from underrepresented groups interested in studying infectious disease epidemiology.

Doctor of Science Programs

APPLICATIONS FOR FALL 2014 NOW CLOSED
Students accepted to the doctoral program in Infectious Disease Epidemiology may receive salary support from the Center or from the Infectious Disease Biodefense interdisciplinary training grant

Postdoctoral Positions

APPLICATIONS ONGOING

Postdoctoral fellowships are offered throughout our grant year, to work with any CCDD-affiliated faculty member at Harvard.

Travel Grants for Prospective Students

APPLICATIONS ONGOING

The Center is providing opportunities for students to explore the ways their quantitative science backgrounds translate to public health. Students from outside institutions may apply for funds for travel related to infectious disease studies.

FOR RESEARCHERS & FACULTY

CDC Collaborative Research Program

APPLICATIONS ONGOING

The purpose of this program is to encourage epidemiologists and other CDC scientists to spend a period of time at Harvard to accomplish an exciting, collaborative scientific project with CCDD faculty and/or trainees.

Visiting Faculty Sabbatical Program

APPLICATIONS ONGOING

The success of our Center depends crucially on the vibrancy of the intellectual atmosphere and facilitating chance interactions and ongoing collaboration. For faculty involved in research from quantitative disciplines there are opportunities to explore research topics in collaboration with the Center.

Modeling Opportunities with Other MIDAS Groups

APPLICATIONS ONGOING

MIDAS is comprised of investigator-initiated, collaborative research projects focused on infectious disease modeling and computational, mathematical, and statistical methods. Check back frequently for opportunities that are available with the MIDAS Research Groups.