Link to positions: https://ueijobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/15794
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.