The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Western States Division (WSD) aims to improve safety and health for workers through research and intervention development and assessment, as well as by providing technical assistance in the West in collaboration with other NIOSH assets and stakeholder groups.

NIOSH WSD is seeking a Post-Doctoral Researcher to advance research on work-related injury and illness hazards among high-risk worker populations. Under the mentorship of other WSD researchers, the Post-Doctoral Researcher will:

  • Review existing literature and data on occupational safety and health issues to help identify research priorities;
  • Perform data entry, acquisition, and analysis on fatal and nonfatal work-related injuries and illnesses among workers in high-risk industries, such as aviation and maritime, by accessing databases at the WSD Anchorage office;
  • Analyze data from a survey of aviation industry workers to identify risk factors for injury and illness outcomes;
  • Draft written reports, create presentations, and produce scientific manuscripts describing the results of work-related injury and illness research in high-risk industries;
  • Assist in the design and development of research projects; and
  • Provide research support on other projects as needed.

Travel to a scientific conference will be provided (pending travel restrictions from COVID-19).

Qualifications

We are seeking a candidate with demonstrated research experience; a variety of disciplines are relevant to the position. The candidate should have received a doctoral degree in epidemiology, public health, occupational safety and health, biostatistics, environmental health, economics, or a related field.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience or knowledge of methods to conduct scientific literature reviews and media scans
  • Experience or knowledge of various study designs
  • Experience with analyzing data and interpreting, writing, and disseminating results of research projects
  • A record of scientific productivity demonstrated by publications and presentations
  • Experience with statistical software; Stata preferred
  • Ability to work independently and in multidisciplinary teams

Location

Anchorage, AK (currently on full-time telework due to COVID-19)

Duration

The position begins on September 1, 2020 for a minimum of one year, with a second year anticipated. Additional years may be possible contingent on performance and availability of funds.

Nature of Appointment

The researcher will be employed through a contractor, Synergy America, Inc. The contractor will provide compensation and benefits.

To Learn More

Contact Samantha Case (scase@cdc.gov) if interested or with questions.

The Safety Administrator position is a full-time position that collaborates with SUB’s managers and supervisors in the development, administration, and implementation of employee safety policies, procedures and programs to support and promote a culture of safety and a healthy work environment for all employees.

The person in this position is under the general supervision of the Human Resources Manager and provides administrative and technical advice and support to supervisors and employees, ensuring compliance with all Federal, State local governmental safety laws and regulations.

Please read the job description at http://www.subutil.com/jobs/ for a complete list of the responsibilities and duties for this position and for information on how to apply. 

position closes at 5pm Monday July 20th.

Post-Doc at the University of Cincinnati, Department of Environmental and Public Health Sciences

Duties as a Post-Doc trainee will include but are not limited to, support and develop research projects in exposure assessment related to occupational safety and health for home healthcare. The person will be part of a larger inter-disciplinary research team (including ergonomists, industrial hygienists, occupational nurses, occupational medicine, and occupational safety engineering), investigating the exposures for home healthcare professionals. The emphasis will be measuring the ergonomic exposure assessments among home healthcare workers. Projects may include support of basic laboratory research, data analysis and review, and field studies that will include data collection, data analyses, statistical analyses, and manuscript writing. There are other opportunities to develop research proposals and conduct research. The ideal candidate will also have ability to develop an App that will assist hone healthcare workers to prepare for expected exposures in the homes. The position is funded by funding from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, through the education and Research Center (ERC), thus, only US citizens or green card holders are eligible.

https://jobs.uc.edu/job/Cincinnati-Post-Doc-Fellow-%2C-Environmental-&-Public-Health-Sciences-OH-45201/650910900/?locale=en_US

Here is an ORISE fellowship opportunity at NIOSH, Cincinnati, Ohio, to conduct surveillance activities related to the opioid crisis.  This opportunity is in the Health Informatics Branch. Applicants can apply by clicking on the following link:

https://www.zintellect.com/Account/ApplicantRegister

The Oregon OSHA division the of Department of Consumer and Business Services is pleased to announce an opening for an Occupational Safety Specialist. Those with a background in logging, safety and transportation are encouraged to apply.

This positions will perform technical work involving the application of safety engineering principles for the prevention and control of occupational safety hazards; and work with employers, managers, employer associations and employees to develop voluntary methods to provide safe and healthful workplaces.

For full details and application, please visit: https://oregon.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SOR_External_Career_Site/job/Eugene—DCBS/Occupational-Safety-Consultant–Occupational-Safety-Specialist-3-_REQ-32344

I have an opening for a postdoctoral fellowship in exposure assessment methodology for epidemiologic studies of cancer and other chronic diseases. Please see advertisement at: https://dceg.cancer.gov/fellowship-training/become-a-fellow/research-training-areas/oeeb-specific-investigators. A background in exposure science research is required. An interest in exposure assessment for epidemiology is essential but prior experience is not required.

I also have an opening for a summer internship (8-12 weeks) for a masters or doctoral students. For the internship position, only those with US citizenship are eligible to apply.

Please forward this posting to your trainees. For both positions, the candidate can contact me directly to apply with a cover letter and CV.

Many thanks,

Melissa Friesen

Senior Investigator

Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch

National Cancer Institute

9609 Medical Center Drive

Rockville MD

240-276-7278

The Oregon OSHA division the of Department of Consumer and Business Services is pleased to announce 8 openings for Safety Compliance Officers. Those with a background in logging, safety and transportation are encouraged to apply.

These positions will:

  • Conduct safety evaluations and investigations
  • Take enforcement action in a broad range of workplaces to ensure employer compliance with the Oregon Safe Employment Act
  • Conduct technical training
  • Provide abatement assistance for employers and employees

For full details and application, please visit: https://oregon.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/SOR_External_Career_Site/job/Durham—DCBS/Safety-Compliance-Officer–Occupational-Safety-Specialist-2-_REQ-31274-1

We have established a paid safety and health internship at SAIF – located in Salem over the Summer of 2020.

https://jobs-saif.icims.com/jobs/2599/safety-and-health-intern/job?mode=view&mobile=false&width=502&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-480&jun1offset=-420

NPIC/PSEP Hiring for TWO full-time positions!

The National Pesticide Information Center (NPIC) and the OSU Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP) are welcoming two new team members this February! Spanish fluency is required for one of the two positions. 

Did you know disinfectants, bug repellents, and many pet flea treatments are pesticides? Not familiar with pesticides? Learn more here! http://npic.orst.edu/ 

As a Pesticide Specialist, you’ll dig into the science to answer technical questions for both the general public and professionals about pesticide risk. You’ll also develop educational resources like fact sheets, videos, infographics, or other presentations/publications. This is your opportunity to hone your skills as a science communicator! 

Minimum requirements include a B.S. degree in toxicology, environmental science/chemistry, biotechnology, agricultural sciences, public health, biology, soil science, microbiology, environmental science, or closely related scientific area (degree must include coursework in biochemistry, physiology, or equivalent).

Ful-time salary range: $42,000 – $44,000

Postings close: January 31, 2020 

To apply, visit:

Posting – Spanish fluency required: 

https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/87465

At the outset, this position will be supported equally by NPIC (50%) and PSEP (50%). See posting for more details.

Posting – Spanish fluency preferred but not required: 

https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/87463

This position will be supported by NPIC (100%). See posting for more details.

For questions, please contact amy.cross@oregonstate.edu