University of California, Davis

Postdoctoral position in Epigenetics and Neurotoxicology
(Posted 7/31/2018)

This position is funded by a recently awarded NIH grant to investigate the effects of environmental exposures on the epigenome in the brain and placenta relevant to neurodevelopmental disorders. The work includes exposing mice to PCBs during development, harvesting tissues, including cell sorting for microglia from brain tissue and macrophages from placenta, behavioral analyses, neurohistology, DNA, RNA and chromatin isolations, and epigenomic analyses.

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State of North Carolina

Industrial Hygiene Consultant, Dept. of Environmental Quality
(Posted 6/29/2018)

This position is in the Hazardous Waste Section, in the Division of Waste Management.  The Hazardous Waste Section is charged with management of a highly visible and often controversial statewide program of Hazardous Waste Management.  This program is administered in accordance with constantly changing federal and state laws, rules and regulations.  Administration of the program is accomplished under the statutory authority G.S. 130-A which incorporates the federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA).  The Hazardous Waste Section is comprised of the Facility Management Branch, Compliance Branch and Financial and Information Management Unit.  The goal of the Hazardous Waste Section is to protect citizens of North Carolina from hazards resulting from the mismanagement of hazardous wastes.

This position provides technical and program support as an environmental toxicologist to the Hazardous Waste Section, Brownfields Program and on an as-needed basis to the Solid Waste, Superfund and UST Sections and the Division.  Duties will include providing a risk assessment/risk communication resource for Division staff.  The position will be responsible for determining health- based cleanup levels for soils, groundwater, surface water, sediment, and indoor air at, or stemming from, contaminated sites, reviewing human health and ecological risk assessments for sites, evaluating and calculating ecological risk target levels, calculating target levels for vapors as part of structural vapor intrusion analysis and conducting other toxicological evaluations. This position will review require some travel to visit facilities throughout the state or attend public meetings and some travel to meetings and conferences inside and outside the state.

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State of North Carolina

Environmental Toxicologist, Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health/Epidemiology
(Posted 6/26/2018)

The Environmental Toxicologist position serves as the lead toxicology expert for Public Health in North Carolina and the main spokesperson for communicating complex science to citizens regarding the adverse health effects associated with exposure to toxic substances and hazardous materials.  The toxicologist will review and oversee private well health risk evaluations for the state. The toxicologist will review and provide technical expertise on public health toxicological assessments, consultations, and evaluations generated by the Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch (OEEB) staff. This position provides technical expertise for public health preparedness and response activities.

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The University of Iowa

Faculty Position in Toxicology and Environmental Health, Dept. of Occupational and Environmental Health
(Posted 6/26/2018)

Applications will be considered at the level of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor.
Responsibilities of the position include research and teaching in toxicology and environmental health. It is anticipated that the successful applicant will transition over time to a leadership role in the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Human Toxicology.

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Oregon State University

Postdoctoral Scholar Position in Toxicology, Pharmacology, or Related Discipline
(Posted 2/5/2018)

A full-time postdoctoral scholar position is available in the laboratory of David E. Williams (http://lpi.oregonstate.edu/faculty-staff/david-williams), Helen P. Rumbel Professor for Cancer Prevention at Oregon State University within the Linus Pauling Institute in Corvallis, OR. The Williams lab is an excellent training ground for individuals desiring advanced training in metabolism of xenobiotics with an emphasis on environmental carcinogens as well as the influence of diet on cancer.
Dr. Williams is an active participant in the Oregon State University NIEHS Superfund Research Program as well as the Toxicology Training Grant and trainees in his laboratory have full access to the training opportunities associated with these programs. Past postdoctoral trainees in Dr. Williams’ laboratory are now in excellent positions in both academia and private industry.

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University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor
(Posted 10/6/2017)

The Department of Environmental Medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry invites applications for Assistant or Associate Professor in the tenure track. We are especially interested in candidates with a passion for biomedical research focusing on how the environment shapes health and influences disease. Applicants interested in studying the fundamental mechanisms of toxicity, developmental origins of health and disease, and/or environmental effects on stem/progenitor cells are particularly encouraged to apply. The Department of Environmental Medicine has a strong tradition of excellence in research and education in a highly collaborative environment. The Department is home to an outstanding interdepartmental NIEHS P30 Core Center and the Rochester Toxicology Training Program, as well as two clinical programs in occupational medicine. For more information about the Department, please visit our website: https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/environmental-medicine.aspx

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University of California, Riverside

Cluster Hire in Environmental Toxicology – Junior or Senior level
(Posted 10/5/2017)

The University of California at Riverside (UCR) is implementing a major expansion of our faculty and investing in state-of-the-art research facilities to support their work. This expansion will build critical mass in 34 vital and emerging fields of scholarship, foster truly cross-disciplinary work, and further diversify the faculty at one of America’s most diverse research universities. We encourage applications from scholars committed to excellence and seeking to help define the research university for the next generation.

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