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Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Environmental Health Science, Columbia University 


The Laboratory of Precision Environmental Health at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health invites highly motivated candidates to apply for a Postdoctoral Research Scientist position. Funding is guaranteed for 2 years. The candidate will lead environmental epidemiology projects emphasizing data analysis of deep sequencing data, as well as the development and application of novel epigenetics tools and methods to human environmental health studies. In particular, s/he will lead projects utilizing next generation sequencing methods to uncover genetic and epigenetic variations linked to environmental exposures.


Job posting can be found at:  https://pa334.peopleadmin.com/postings/2778


Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Environmental Reproductive Epidemiology 


We are seeking a talented and motivated postdoctoral fellow to join a vibrant research team in the Department of Environmental Health at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health working to understand how the environment impacts fertility, pregnancy, and child health outcomes. The successful candidate will engage in studies designing, implementing, and analyzing environmental exposure data on a multitude of adverse reproductive health outcomes using a well-established cohort.


Interested candidates should send a letter describing their research interests, a curriculum vitae with bibliography, and copies of 1-2 recent publications to:

Carmen Messerlian, PhD
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Department of Environmental Health
665 Huntington Avenue
Building 1, 1310C
Boston, MA, 02115

cmesser@hsph.harvard.edu


Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Cancer Outcomes Research, Yale School of Public Health 


The Yale School of Public Health and the Yale Cancer Center seek to hire a tenure-track faculty member in cancer outcomes research in the Department of Chronic Disease Epidemiology or the Department of Health Policy and Management.  Academic rank will be based on qualifications and experience.  Applicants with a research interest in quality of cancer care, comparative effectiveness of treatments and interventions across the cancer continuum, measurement of patient reported outcomes (PRO), cost-effectiveness analysis of cancer care, and/or social and policy factors that affect cancer outcomes are especially encouraged to apply.  


The successful candidate would be a core faculty member of the Cancer Outcomes, Public Policy, and Effectiveness Research (COPPER) Center at Yale (www.copper.yale.edu). COPPER is a multi-disciplinary group of clinicians, investigators, and statisticians that maintains a robust portfolio of externally funded projects, and has access to extensive data support infrastructure. The successful candidate can take advantage of a number of resources, including those available through COPPER,  the NCI-designated Yale Cancer Center’s Cancer Prevention and Control Research Program (http://yalecancercenter.org/research/programs/prevention/) and relevant departments of the Yale School of Public Health ( http://medicine.yale.edu/ysph/). Additionally, the State of Connecticut has been a SEER site since 1973 and there is an opportunity to conduct statewide population-based cancer research. 


In addition to teaching and advising masters and doctoral students, the selected candidate will be expected to develop an externally funded research program.


Job posting can be found at:  https://apply.interfolio.com/61278



Full Time Faculty Position, Environmental Health Department, Boston University School of Public Health 

 

The Department of Environmental Health at the Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) is seeking applicants to join a dynamic, collaborative, and forward-thinking community of researchers and educators. This is an open-rank recruitment. The successful candidates will join a well-established department with 20 primary faculty members and existing strengths including urban health in the context of climate change, analyses of exposures to and health effects of complex mixtures of chemical and non-chemical stressors, solutions-oriented research across multiple environmental health sub-disciplines, and community-engaged research.

 

The Department of Environmental Health believes that the cultural and social diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of our research and academic programs. Boston University is an AAU institution with a rich tradition dedicated to inclusion and social justice, and the School of Public Health takes the University’s commitment even further with its own detailed plan for fostering a diverse and inclusive community. We are eager to have join our ranks colleagues who support our institutional commitment to ensuring BU is inclusive, equitable, diverse, and a place where all constituents can thrive.

 

Candidates for this position must have a doctorate in environmental health sciences or a related/adjacent field, and should demonstrate a track record of independent and collaborative research and extramural funding consistent with rank and experience. Successful candidates will be expected to engage in both independent and collaborative research, participate in teaching and mentoring of master’s and doctoral students, and provide service to the department, university, and the profession. We especially welcome applicants who are collaborative, passionate about environmental justice, and strong communicators. This search is not focused on a specific area of environmental health. However, topics of special interest to us include climate and health, data science and analytic methods for “big data”, high-resolution or personalized exposure assessment, and evaluation of the human health effects of chemicals in consumer products.

 

Interested candidates are invited to submit a curriculum vitae and a cover letter that describes how your interests fit within the mission of the Department of Environmental Health, and how you will contribute to our goals to improve the health and well-being of communities and to engender a more inclusive and diverse department and school. Materials should be submitted via AcademicJobsOnline. Application review will begin by March 31, 2019, with interviews throughout the spring and early summer. Applications will continue to be accepted until the positions are filled.

 


 

Job posting can be found at: 

https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/13320

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