The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Office of Children’s Health Protection is currently recruiting a postgraduate trainee to work on children’s environmental health topics through the EPA’s Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Research Participation Program.
The primary focus of this opportunity lies in children’s environmental health risk assessment, which includes application of research in developmental biology, as well as exposure, hazard, and dose-response assessment. Applicants must have received a master’s or doctoral degree in public health, epidemiology, toxicology, biological or environmental sciences, or closely related discipline within five years of the desired starting date or have completed all degree requirements prior to the start date. Knowledge of children’s environmental health and human health risk assessment, including topics such as endocrine disruption and carcinogen risk assessment are desired. The desired start date for this appointment is September 18, 2017. Appointment to this program is full time for one year and may be renewed upon recommendation of EPA (contingent on the availability of funds).