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Research Associate in Pediatric Environmental Epidemiology

University of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 15, 2024

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Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine
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Full Time

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Research Associate in Pediatric Environmental Epidemiology

Location: Philadelphia, PA
Open Date: Apr 12, 2024
Deadline: Apr 12, 2026 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

The Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania seeks candidates for a Research Associate position in the Academic Support Staff. This appointment will be initially for one (1) year and continuation during that time period and renewal are based on satisfactory performance and availability of funding (limited to three (3) years). Expertise is required in the specific area of Environmental epidemiology, biostatistical analysis, exposure assessment using biomarkers and geospatial datapoints. Prior experience with environmental neuroscience using epidemiologic studies is preferred. Candidates should have a minimum of 1-2 years of Postdoctoral experience. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree.

Responsibilities include data analysis of complex environmental epidemiologic projects, reporting, and translating research findings to environmental health preventions, presentation at national and international scientific meetings.

The successful applicant will have an opportunity to collaborate closely with Dr. Aimin Chen and investigators in the Philadelphia Regional Center for Children's Environmental Health and Center of Excellence in Environmental Toxicology. The applicant will develop an independent research career in environmental epidemiology and specialize in children's environmental health for exposures to heavy metals, persistent organic pollutants, endocrine disrupting chemicals, chemical mixtures, air pollution and climate change.

We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity in the broadest sense. The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/protected veterans are encouraged to apply.


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The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).


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