Postdoctoral Fellow – Silent Spring Institute and Northeastern University

This two-year appointment is part of the NIEHS Training Program, “Transdisciplinary Training at the Intersection of Environmental Health Science and Social Science” (EH+SS), co-directed by the Silent Spring Institute and Northeastern University’s Social Science Environmental Health Research Institute (SSEHRI).

The fellowship is part of a unique opportunity to engage in environmental health – social science training. They are seeking a candidate with doctoral training in endocrinology, developmental biology, or cancer biology with a focus on environmental health. Applicants should demonstrate a strong research record as well as experience in statistics, biology, toxicology, chemistry, computer science, or informatics. R programming is an asset.

In addition to a strong background in her/his discipline, the candidate should have an interest in public health, community-based participatory research, and the social context of environmental health. The postdoctoral fellow will spend 2/3 of her/his time at Silent Spring Institute and 1/3 at Northeastern University. The fellow will collaborate with Silent Spring Institute and Northeastern scientists on one or more ongoing research projects and will have access to cutting-edge resources and technologies at Northeastern University and other collaborating institutions.

They currently are seeking applicants for one position to start as soon as possible. Review of applications will begin immediately, and the search will remain open until the position is closed or filled. For more information, see the full job description on the Silent Spring Institute website.

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