Fellows will work in a multidisciplinary unit of public health scientists responsible for: (1) studying work-related diseases and exposures, (2) identifying new and emerging health problems in the workplace, and (3) providing evidence that directs intervention and prevention activities.
Two of our units have fellowship opportunities:
Hazard Evaluations and Technical Assistance Branch, where the fellows will conduct health hazard evaluations focusing on site-specific exposure concerns in U.S. workplaces, and
Industrywide Studies Branch, where the fellows will conduct exposure assessment research in U.S. workplaces.
Typical duties include:
Planning, coordinating, and conducting field evaluations related to recognition, evaluation, and formulation of controls for occupational health hazards.
Gathering preliminary information from employer and employee representatives at the workplace, conducting literature searches to learn more about specific hazards and processes associated with the type of workplace being evaluated, designing the field investigation plans, carrying out the evaluation, conducting the data analyses, and preparing reports and publications.
Developing work products (letters, reports, presentations, trade journal articles, technical and scientific publications) that communicate the findings taking into consideration varied audiences.
The successful applicant must have at least a Master of Science or Master of Public Health degree, industrial hygiene, occupational health sciences, occupational and environmental health, toxicology, safety sciences, or related science; OR in a branch of engineering, physical science, or life science that included 12 semester hours in chemistry, including organic chemistry, and 18 additional semester hours of courses in any combination of chemistry, physics, engineering, health physics, environmental health, biostatistics, biology, physiology, toxicology, epidemiology, or industrial hygiene; OR certification from the American Board of Industrial Hygiene. We prefer candidates with excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a diverse team environment.
This is a full time position offered as part of the CDC fellowship program under Title 42 of the U.S. Code. U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and non-U.S. citizens are eligible. CDC service fellows are considered federal employees with most of the rights and benefits provided to permanent employees. The initial fellowship appointment will be for two years with potential for renewal. Salary will be based on education and experience. Fellows will be eligible for government health and retirement benefits. Expected start date is fall 2019 (but is negotiable).
If interested, please send a cover letter and CV by June 30, 2019, to: Josh Harney, DSHEFS Deputy Director, 513-841-4202, email@example.com.
Additional Salary Information: The incumbent's salary will be based on education and experience.
NIOSH is a premier research institution within the CDC that provides national and world leadership to prevent workplace illnesses and injuries. Approximately 1,500 personnel at its eight U.S. campuses advance the NIOSH mission to create safe, healthy workplaces for all workers. Learn more about our work at the NIOSH website: www.cdc.gov/niosh or by following NIOSH on social media.
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