The EPA National Student Services Contract has an immediate opening for a full-time contractor position; Children’s Toxicology Research with the Office of Research and Development at the EPA facility in Research Triangle Park, NC.
This is an excellent opportunity for a recent Master’s graduate to collaborate with EPA’s research team. Research experience includes:
- Conducting statistical analyses of available NCS data, such as cluster analyses, correlation analyses, multiple logistic regression analyses, and multivariable regression models including meta-regression;
- Assisting with the management and documentation of large (>500 observations) datasets to investigate associations between chemical and non-chemical stressors;
- Assisting with quality assurance reviews of data acquired from non-EPA sources, including internal consistency, agreement with historical data and with well-established scientific knowledge, evaluation of out-of-range or extreme values; conformity to approved protocols; and the completeness of the accompanying written documentation; and
- Networking and exploring many career paths at EPA.
Location: This job will be located at EPA’s facility in Research Triangle Park, NC.
Salary: $30.16 per hour.
Travel: Occasional overnight travel may be required.
- Two or more courses at the undergraduate level in biology;
- Experience in supporting scientific research in biology and/or chemistry;
- Experience in performing analytical chemistry measurements in the laboratory; and
- Experience with spreadsheet preparation, data collection, and data analysis.
- Experience with extracting, cleaning, and analyzing data from large (>500 observations) datasets.
What the EPA project is about
The Center for Public Health and Environmental Assessment (CPHEA) provides the science needed to understand the complex interrelationship between people and nature in support of assessments and policy to protect human health and ecological integrity. Within CPHEA, the Public Health and Environmental Systems Division (PHESD) focuses on the interrelationships between people and their environment, promotes human health and well-being, and fosters healthy and safe communities. PHESD scientists develop and evaluate measurements, methods, and models to better understand and quantify exposures and their effects on public health and the environment. The Division conducts innovative research on characterizing human and ecological exposures and understanding the impacts of these exposures on both human health and ecological integrity.
- Be at least 18 years of age and
- Have earned at least a Master of Science or Master of Public Health degree in exposure science, biostatistics, environmental health, computational biology, environmental science, public health, environmental engineering, or a closely related field of study from an accredited university or college within the last 24 months and
- Be a citizen of the United States of America or a Legal Permanent Resident.
EPA ORD employees, their spouses, and children are not eligible to participate in this program.
Interested in this research opportunity? If so, follow the link to apply.
Questions? Email Elyse.Morrow@ORAU.org