Tuesday, August 30, 2016
The Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics’, Risk Assessment Division at the US EPA is looking for a toxicologist/biologist. More information can be found on the USA jobs website. The closing date is Sept. 6 so if interested, you will need to move quickly. Heidi Bethel, one of our alumna, may be able to answer additional questions about the position. Let me know if you would like me to help you get in touch with her.
Thursday, July 28, 2016
Bob Krieger, a UCR extension toxicologist and long-time ETOX faculty member, passed away on July 26 from complications from a stroke. Bob was fine colleague and dedicated mentor who will be missed by members of the Program and the University. He had a distinguished career extending knowledge on pesticides and toxicology to the larger community outside of the university. He received numerous awards and recognitions including the Society of Toxicology's Public Communication Award and its Education Award. He was also elected as a AAAS Fellow. A more detailed description of his work and accomplishments can be found here. Our condolences go to Ana and the rest of Bob's family. He will definitely be missed.
Monday, July 18, 2016
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
The state of Alaska is searching for a Public Health Scientist with expertise in toxicology, epidemiology or environmental health sciences. The position is located in Anchorage. If interested, more information can be found here. The closing date is July 25, 2016.
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality is looking for a toxicologist to assist with various risk assessment projects. As described in the job description, the candidate will work on evaluating the "risks and hazards of chemical contaminants present in the soil, groundwater, soil gas, and indoor air at Superfund Part 201 and Part 213 facilities and will review risk assessments, site-specific criteria proposals, remedial investigations, closure reports and other documents related to the cleanup of contaminated sites. This person is responsible for developing and updating the generic cleanup criteria and providing information about the generic and site-specific risk-based cleanup criteria." A Masters degree is required and the position will be located in Lansing, MI. More information can be found here.
Monday, June 27, 2016
On Wednesday and Thursday June 22-23, the Environmental Toxicology Graduate Program held its annual student symposium at the UCR Botanical Gardens. It was an impressive event with 43 very good presentations - 7 from new students, 33 from continuing students and 3 from NIEHS predoctoral and postdoctoral trainees. The award winners this year were: Ming Huang who won the Fukuto award; Nicole Williams, Lauren Walker and Yichong Fan were recognized as honorable mentions. Sarah Vliet and Gwendolyn Gonzalez were selected for the best 1st year student presentations and Nicole Sparks was recognized with the students choice award. Jason Cheng was selected for the outstanding mentor award. Below are pictures from the event.
Director Yinsheng Wang with the award winners Ming, Lichong, Nicole, Gwendolyn, Sarah and Lauren
Nicole Sparks receiving the Student's Choice award
Jason Cheng's students receiving the Outstanding Faculty Award on his behalf
The first year students
Our student affairs officer, Dawn Loyola, receiving a thank you gift from the students
The symposium planning commitee
The program with the student-designed cover
A group shot of most of those attending the symposium