Opportunities for Trainees
Superfund Research Program
SRP trainees are invited to use this page as a resource to learn about opportunities to advance their studies or begin their professional careers.
NIEHS - Research Positions in Molecular and Cellular Signaling, Neuroscience, and Developmental or Reproductive Biology
The NIEHS is recruiting for multiple full-time appointments at either the tenure-track or tenure-eligible level in the areas of Molecular and Cellular Signaling, Neuroscience, and Developmental or Reproductive Biology. For more information, see the job announcement.
Posted: December 5, 2013
NIEHS will begin evaluating applications on February 3, 2014. The vacancies will remain open until they are filled.
ASPPH/EPA Environmental Health Fellowship Program
The Environmental Health Fellowship Program is supported through a cooperative agreement between the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The goal of the ASPPH Environmental Health Fellowship Program is to provide professional training and opportunities for early career public health professionals by enabling them to work in EPA on current and emerging environmental public health needs. These placements will be for one year, with a possible one-year extension. For more information, see the full announcement .
Posted: December 3, 2013
Deadline for electronic submission of application: January 16, 2014
Deadline for ASPPH's receipt of hardcopy materials: January 17, 2014
University of Iowa - Faculty Position in Environmental Health
The University of Iowa, College of Public Health invites applications for a tenure track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor in Environmental Health with an emphasis in water and global sustainability. For more information, see the full job announcement .
Posted: November 19, 2013
Northeastern University - Director of Research Communication and Development
Northeastern University's PROTECT Center is seeking applicants for a Director of Research Communication and Development in the College of Engineering. The Director will work within the Center to provide leadership and oversee activities in Research Translation, Administration, and Research Development. Applicants are expected to be master's degree candidates or graduates with a minimum of 6 years of research center experience involving complex operations and management. For more information, see the full job announcement .
Posted: October 7, 2013
Boston University Department of Environmental Health - Assistant/Associate Professor
The Department of Environmental Health at Boston University School of Public Health is seeking applicants for a faculty position. The successful candidate will join an established and well-supported graduate program on the Boston University Medical Campus with opportunities to collaborate across multiple departments and schools. The Department of Environmental Health has active M.P.H., M.S., and Ph.D. training programs with a robust research program, including emphases in exposure science, environmental epidemiology, spatial epidemiology, community-based participatory research, toxicology, and multidisciplinary studies of neurodevelopmental health effects of environmental exposures. For more information, see the full job announcement .
Posted: October 7, 2013
Review of applications will begin on November 4, 2013, and applications received by December 20, 2013 will be assured of consideration. The anticipated start date is July 2014.
Northeastern University - Postdoc in Social Science Environmental Health Research Institute
Northeastern University’s Social Science Environmental Health Research Institute, in collaboration with the Department of Sociology and Anthropology and the Department of Health Sciences, seeks a postdoctoral research associate to help shape the new Social Science Environmental Health Research Institute (SSEHRI), which began in July 2012. This is a one-year postdoctoral position. SSEHRI has many funded projects, and aims to build a thriving space for collaborations between life sciences and social sciences that train scholars for interdisciplinary collaborations that effectively improve the study and remediation of environmental health questions. The postdoc will develop their own research in the social study of environmental health issues with the assistance of the Institute’s interdisciplinary research group. For more information, see the full job posting .
Posted: September 30, 2013
Position open until filled.
University of Iowa - Assistant/Associate Professor in the Pharmaceutics and Translational Therapeutics program
The Division of Pharmaceutics and Translational Therapeutics invites applications for a twelve-month, tenure track Assistant/Associate Professor with research interests in Toxicology, Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics to join the Pharmaceutics and Translational Therapeutics program. The candidate is expected to contribute to the professional and graduate teaching programs, to mentor graduate students and post-doctoral scholars, to establish an externally funded, nationally-recognized research program, and to provide service to the college, university and scientific community. For more information, see the full job posting .
Posted: August 27, 2013
First review of applications is scheduled for December 1, 2013, although the position will remain open until filled.
University of Washington Tacoma - Assistant/Associate Professor of Environmental Studies
The University of Washington Tacoma invites applications for a full time tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor in Environmental Studies in the Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences (IAS) Program. The successful candidate will conduct research and teaching that incorporates rapidly changing social, political, and environmental issues and search for theoretical and/or applied solutions to environmental problems with a focus on sustainability. Appropriate research areas include sustainability, environmental sociology, environmental policy, environmental communication, environmental anthropology, environmental justice, and other related fields. A research focus on climate change is a plus. This position will play a leading role in developing and coordinating a new Minor in Sustainability and in retooling an existing B.A. in Environmental Studies. For more information, see the full job posting .
Posted: August 6, 2013
Priority will be given to complete applications received by November 1, 2013, and screening of applicants will continue until the position is filled.
Assistant/Associate Professor - Occupational and Environmental Health at the University of Toronto
The Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream or tenured appointment in Occupational and Environmental Health. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor and will commence as early as July 1, 2014. For more information, see the full job posting (177KB) .
Posted: July 22, 2013.
Closing: October 15, 2013 (open until filled)
The University of Arizona's Environment, Exposure Science and Risk Assessment Center (ESRAC) is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate
The Environment, Exposure Science and Risk Assessment Center (ESRAC) at the University of Arizona's Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health is seeking a postdoctoral researcher. ESRAC's research themes include food safety; water, soil and air contaminant; pathogen transmission, vectorborne and zoonotic diseases; occupational health; human health and exposure; risk assessment and fate/transport simulation.
ESRAC is seeking a postdoctoral researcher who has a background in at least one of the following: environmental health, environmental sciences, toxicology, risk sciences, environmental epidemiology, survey design and validation. The researcher will assist in grant writing and conducting ESRAC related projects. The position may include work ranging from the laboratory through data analysis and modeling and generation of reports and publications. The candidate should have experience in a laboratory setting and/or be willing to learn chemical and biological laboratory procedures. Some background in statistics or quantitative analysis is also desired. Apply online .
Posted: June 10, 2013. Position open until filled.
Bouvé College of Health Sciences at Northeastern University invites Full Professor applicants for a Chairperson
In partnership with the faculty, the Chair is expected to take the Department to the next level of excellence in research, scholarship and academic program quality. In addition to the responsibilities of a Full Professor (teaching, scholarship, and service), the Chairperson provides collaborative and energetic leadership in the recruitment, development, and retention of high caliber faculty and manages administrative affairs of the Department. The Chair will play a leadership role enhancing Northeastern’s standing in community and public health and further strengthening a strong research oriented faculty. For more information and how to apply visit the online job posting .
Posted: April 12, 2013. Position open until filled.
American Chemical Society Public Policy Fellowships
The American Chemical Society Public Policy Fellowships provide a unique opportunity for ACS members to gain practical experience and insights into public policy by working on Capitol Hill or at ACS in Washington, D.C. Fellows may be entry-level Ph.D.s or experienced professionals from academia, industry, or nonprofits. Former fellows have covered issues as diverse as federal funding for scientific research, science education, and health policy. For more information, see the American Chemical Society Public Policy Fellowships page.
CDC Collegiate Leaders in Environmental Health
This is a paid 10-week summer environmental internship for undergraduate students who are passionate about the environment, interested in human health, and curious about how they are linked. For more information, see the CDC's Collegiate Leaders in Environmental Health page.
CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service
The Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) is a unique two-year post-graduate training program of service and on-the-job learning for health professionals interested in the practice of applied epidemiology. Since 1951, over 3,000 EIS officers have responded to requests for epidemiologic assistance within the United States and throughout the world. EIS officers are on the public health frontlines, conducting epidemiologic investigations, research, and public health surveillance both nationally and internationally. For more information, see the CDC's Epidemic Intelligence Service page.
CDC Summer Graduate Environmental Health Internship
This is a paid ten week summer internship available for graduate students with majors or interests deemed to be in support of Environmental Health missions at the National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH) and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Diseases Registry (ATSDR). For more information, see the CDC's Summer Graduate Environmental Health Internship page.
CDC Summer Program in Environmental Health
This is a paid 10-week internship for students majoring in environmental health. Interns participate in activities with the Environmental Health Services Branch of the National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH). For more information, see the CDC's Summer Program in Environmental Health page.
EPA Environmental Careers Program
The Environmental Careers Program (ECP) is a comprehensive, entry-level, professional, full-time employment and career development opportunity. As a participant, you will join an intensive two-year program to help you "jump-start" your career and develop your potential for future advancement within the EPA. For more information, see EPA's Environmental Careers Program page.
EPA National Network for Environmental Management Studies Fellowship Program
The purpose of the National Network for Environmental Management Studies (NNEMS) program is to provide students with practical research opportunities and experiences in an EPA office or laboratory; increase public awareness of and involvement in environmental issues; encourage qualified individuals to pursue environmental careers; and help defray the costs associated with the pursuit of academic programs related to the field of environmental protection, such as pollution control, science, engineering, technology, social science, and specialty areas. For more information, see the EPA's NNEMS page.
EPA Office of Research and Development: Postdoctoral Research Program
In FY 1998, EPA's Office of Research and Development (ORD) began to enhance its scientific workforce by attracting first rate postdoctoral scientists and engineers into its research program through this new hiring initiative. Over 300 postdoctoral researchers have participated in the program to date. The program offers appointments of up to four years, state-of-the-art facilities, world-class scientific expertise, locations throughout the United States, travel to professional scientific meetings, and active postdoctoral trainee organizations. Participants receive full benefits and a salary commensurate with qualifications and locality pay adjustment. For more information, see EPA ORD's Postdoctoral Research Program page.
EPA Student Internships
EPA internships and fellowships provide a great introduction to the Agency's work, giving you a sense of whether EPA might be the right place for you. Internships, fellowships and other opportunities are available at EPA's Washington D.C. headquarters, its ten regional offices, and its labs and research centers throughout the nation. For more information, see the EPA's Student Internships page.
The National Academies' Fellowships & Postdocs
The National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, and National Research Council offer several fellowships in science, engineering, and medicine. For more information, see the National Academies' Fellowships & Postdocs page.
NIH Office of Intramural Training & Education
The NIH offers a variety of training opportunities, including internships and postdoctoral fellowships. For more information, see the NIH's Office of Intramural Training & Education site and the NIEHS's Summer Internship Program page.
Presidential Management Fellows Program
The Presidential Management Fellows Program is a great leadership training ground. You will perform valuable service to the American people while jump-starting your career, whatever you envision that to be. You will get full salary and benefits, as well as challenging assignments, rotations, feedback on your work plus an opportunity to make government work better. For more information, see the Presidential Management Fellows Program website.