- Deadline extended to April 14th - Graduate and Undergraduate Student Research Scholarships available!
Job Opening: Staff Environmental Scientist/Engineer. Blankinship & Associates is an environmental consulting firm located in Davis, CA. We focus on serving clients in agriculture and water resources throughout California. Learn more here: https://www.h2osci.com/
Job Duties include:
1.) Review of scientific literature for human health and ecological endpoints, exposure estimation using a variety of USEPA, California and other applicable guidance documents and use of appropriate models to estimate chemical concentration in a variety of environmental media.
2.) Estimate acute and chronic risk and discuss elements of uncertainty.
3.) Collect and interpret of environmental chemistry, toxicology, soils, hydrology, geology, or meteorology data, analysis and preparation of written reports and maps.
A strong background in MS Access and Excel and human and ecological risk assessment is highly desired. An understanding of water quality, production agriculture, entomology, pesticide chemistry is a plus.
Undergraduate or graduate degree in environmental chemistry, environmental toxicology, plant science, ecology, biology, or related discipline with 2-10 years preferred.
Job requirements include a clean Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) record. The position requires strict attention to detail and a willingness and ability to learn and use new skills quickly. An ability to be responsive to client needs and to be able to work within deadlines individually and as a team member is a must.
Salary dependent on training and experience.
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Filing deadline: February 28, 2020 (must include required documents + supplemental questions listed in the job posting)
Description: Graduate Student Assistant – Scientific Research Support for DTSC’s Safer Consumer Products Program (2 positions, undergrads also considered). Part-time, temporary, non-benefited.
Qualifications: Must be a student studying biochemistry, molecular biology, biological science, chemical engineering, chemistry, environmental science, health science, or natural sciences at one of the schools on the affiliation list, found here: https://www.calinterns.org/wp-content/uploads/Affiliation_List.pdf.
Pay & Hours: $13.00-$22.02 per hour. Students can work 40 hours/week when on break, 20 hours/week during the academic year.
Location: Sacramento (CalEPA HQ building)
Duties and Responsibilities: Collecting, analyzing, and evaluating scientific literature; utilizing databases, models, software tools and other sources of reliable information to research possible alternative chemicals for consumer products. Preparing and presenting findings. Maintaining content of databases. Developing content for public engagement. Performing administrative duties.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience using online research tools. Experience analyzing scientific data and preparing complex technical reports. Familiarity with data science methods (data mining, database programming, information tool development, etc.). Familiarity with systematic review and green chemistry concepts. Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively.
Ph.D. Position in Wildlife toxicology:
Effects of contaminants in bats and small mammals.
The Ecotox Lab of Dr. Beatrice Hernout in the Institute for a Sustainable Environment (ISE) and the Department of Biology at Clarkson University (Potsdam, NY) is looking for a creative and motivated Ph.D. student interested in studying the effects of contaminants in bats and small mammals. The Ecotox Lab and Center for Air Resources Engineering & Sciences (CARES) provide major equipment for analytical chemistry analyses and molecular biology. This position will involve collaboration with the American Museum of Natural History and will possibly involve field sessions in the area of Potsdam, the Great Lakes and Belize. The main objectives of the Ecotox lab are focused on 1) assessing the exposure and bioaccumulation of chemicals in wildlife; 2) evaluating the potential adverse effects and predicting the associated risks; and 3) extrapolating risk predictions from individual to populations or communities.
This position starts January 2019. Financial support will be provided for 1 year as a teaching assistant position, renewable (up to 3 years) subject to sufficient progress. TA position provides the student with a biweekly stipend and up to 30 credit hours per fiscal year of tuition paid. The student will be responsible for 12h/week to support an assigned class and make progress on scholarly research (up to 20h/week during the semester).
Clarkson University is New York State's highest ranked small research institution with more than 50 degree programs in engineering, the basic and health sciences, liberal arts, and business. Located in the northern Adirondacks in the college town of Potsdam, not far from Ottawa, Montreal, Syracuse, or Burlington, the region contains many opportunities to enjoy outdoor recreation, cultural events and a strong sense of community. Clarkson stands out among America's private, nationally ranked research institutions because of its dynamic collaborative learning environment, innovative degree and research programs, and unmatched track-record for producing leaders and innovators.
Qualifications: A master's degree in environmental toxicology, environmental sciences, ecology or related field is preferred. Experience in analytical chemistry, molecular biology, field work, modeling (agent-based model, population modeling) would be highly beneficial. The Ph.D. student is expected to do research in the domains described, write a Ph.D. dissertation and publish research outcomes in peer-reviewed scientific journals.
To apply: Email at email@example.com: (1) Cover Letter stating your research/career goals, how you would benefit from this opportunity, and how you meet the required and optional qualifications (2 pages maximum); (2) C.V.; (3) contact information for two professional references. Place "Ph.D Ecotox Lab" in the email subject line.
Applicant review will begin immediately. For any further information about this position:
The selected candidate will next apply through the interdisciplinary Environmental Science and engineering (ESE) program https://www.clarkson.edu/graduate/ese or the interdisciplinary Bioscience and biotechnology (BSBT) program https://www.clarkson.edu/graduate/bioscience-and-biotechnology.
The following job opportunity is being announced within the Office of Research and Development’s (ORD) National Center for Environmental Assessment (NCEA):
To view the specifics of this announcement, please click on the link below: RTP-ORD-OT-2019-0080
Recent Graduates—External Candidates: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/542103700
Full Performance Level
Location(s) of the Position
Research Triangle Park, NC
Area of Consideration
Individuals who have graduated from an accredited educational institute or certificate program within the last 2 years or 6 years for veterans
Thursday, August 8, 2019
Thursday, August 15, 2019
# of Vacancies
To be considered for this position, applicants must apply on-line at the USAJOBS.gov website by the closing date of the announcement and follow the vacancy announcement instructions for providing any applicable supplemental information.
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