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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 
2015 DATES & APPLICATION INFO TBD; APPLICATIONS FOR 2014 ARE CLOSED

The CCDD hosts an annual Outreach Conference for undergraduate students focused on introducing them to the field of mathematical modeling within a public health context.

Summer Program in Epidemiology

2015 DATES & APPLICATION INFORMATION TBD; APPLICATIONS FOR 2014 ARE CLOSED

This five week summer program is for undergraduate students interested in public health, with a focus on Infectious Disease Epidemiology. Read more about HSPH Summer Programs

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.

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.