Postdoctoral Research Associate - Environmental Health

Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Apr 06, 2021
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Postdoctoral Research Associate - Environmental Health

About Northeastern:
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and a world leader in experiential learning. The same commitment to connecting with the world drives our use-inspired research enterprise. The university offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Our campuses in Charlotte, N.C., San Francisco, Seattle, and Toronto are regional platforms for undergraduate and graduate learning and collaborative research. Northeastern pursues advanced research in security and materials at the Innovation Campus in Burlington, Massachusetts, and in coastal sustainability at the Marine Science Center in Nahant, Massachusetts.

About the Opportunity:
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The position is for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Environmental Health to conduct and support research for centers that study exposure to environmental contamination in Puerto Rico and its contribution to adverse birth outcome and early child development. This position will work closely with scientists from different disciplines across multiple institutions to collect and analyze large, complex environmental/ biological datasets. This is a multiyear appointment with opportunities for career development and growth. Responsibilities include :
  • Perform applied research and analysis in environmental health informatics and/or epidemiology
  • Develop, propose and execute new interdisciplinary research efforts
  • Participate in external professional activities (i.e. publication of research, attendance/participation in professional conferences)
  • Provide management support for the research centers
  • Mentor graduate and undergraduate students

    The candidate must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in Environmental Health, Computer Science, Epidemiology, Statistics, Geology, Biomedical or other related quantitative fields. Should have advanced knowledge of modeling, analysis tools, and statistical packages. Previous experience in proposal development strongly preferred. Ability to communicate and collaborate with a geographically-dispersed group.

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    Additional Information:
    Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

    All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

    To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see

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