Human Health Assessment Epidemiology - Environmental Protection Agency

LOCATION: Multiple Locations

CLOSING DATE: September 17, 2018


JOB #: 12925

POSTED: August 17, 2018


The National Center for Environmental Assessment (NCEA) is responsible for scientific assessment activities related to the health effects of chemical pollutants in the IRIS (Integrated Risk Information System) program. These assessments provide key scientific support for EPA policy and regulatory decisions. This research participation opportunity is to analyze, evaluate and integrate scientific evidence for the development of scientific assessments that support EPA policy and regulatory decisions. 

The appointment is full-time in the Research Triangle Park, North Carolina or the Washington, DC area.


The preferred educational background for the research participant would be to possess a Master’s or Doctoral degree in epidemiology, biostatistics, or closely related sciences relevant to human health risk assessment.  The degree must be received within five years of the appointment start date.

Preferred skills include:  epidemiologic analysis; systematic review methods; quantitative epidemiological experience; measurement and/or modeling of human health exposure data; biostatistics; critical evaluation of published literature.

Additional skills sought (not required): knowledge of Bayesian statistical methods for the integration of animal and human evidence; knowledge of biology and statistical methods for the analysis of molecular data such as microarray, proteomic, gene ontogeny data or exposome data.

Eligibility Requirements
  • Degree: Master’s Degree or Doctoral Degree received within 60 months.
  • Discipline(s):
    • Life Health and Medical Sciences (2 )
    • Mathematics and Statistics (1 )
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