Thursday, October 22, 2020

Multiple positions - EPA and FDA

 The US EPA and FDA have open positions for toxicologists or those with related expertise.  These are listed below with the links where more information can be found.  

EPA - multiple postdoctoral positions related to PFAS.  Some of these are on ecological effects and some on chemical assessments and human health effects.  More information can be found here.  

FDA - a early career position for an individual with molecular and cell biology experience in a project to predict drug effects.  More information can be found here.  

EPA - Environmental Protection Specialist position for a recent graduate.  This is a one-year position that may lead to a permanent position.  The closing date is Oct. 26, 2020.  More information can be found here.

Our thanks to ETOX alumnus Efrem Neuwirth for providing the information.     

Friday, October 16, 2020

Toxicologist and Environmental Scientist Positions at DTSC

The California Department of Toxic Substances Control is actively recruiting toxicologists and environmental scientists to work in its Safer Consumer Products program located in the California EPA building in Sacramento.  More information on both positions can be found here.  

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Toxicology and Risk Assessment Positions in the States of Washington and Minnesota

 Applications are being accepted for a toxicologist position within the State of Washington's Department of Ecology as part of their Safer Products initiative.  For more information and to apply, follow this link.  

The State of Minnesota's Pollution Control Agency is also looking for a human health risk assessor.  Follow this link for more information and to apply.  

Our thanks to alumnus Efrem Neuwirth for letting us know about the positions.  

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Prof. Samantha Ying's Research on Manganese Highlighted in UCR News

Prof. Samantha Ying, a professor in the Environmental Sciences Department and ETOX faculty member,  in collaboration with Prof. Kurt Schwabe have recently received a grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the prevalence of manganese in private wells in the United States and to begin an initial investigation to determine if there are adverse health effects associated with Mn exposure. Their research in this area has been highlighted in UCR News. Our congratulations to Drs. Ying and Schwabe on their new grant and for this recognition of their research.  


Monday, August 31, 2020

Prof. Yinsheng Wang Receives RIVER Award from NIEHS

Professor Yinsheng Wang, faculty member of the Chemistry Department and ETOX faculty member, was one of six scientists selected nationally by the NIEHS to receive a 
Revolutionizing Innovative, Visionary Environmental Health Research, or RIVER, award.  This prestigous award provides 8 years of funding to established researchers and supports groundbreaking projects in environmental health sciences.  With the award, Yinsheng and his laboratory will study how alkylated DNA lesions affect genomic stability and can lead to disease. More information can be found here.  Our congratulations to Yinsheng for this impressive award and recognition.  

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Principal Investigator/Supervisor Position Available in New Hampshire

 A principal investigator/supervisor position is available in the Environmental Health Program (EHP) at the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services in Concord, New Hampshire. The EHP assesses the health impacts of toxic chemicals in the environment.  The successful candidate will plan, coordinate, and supervise the administration of environmental health risk assessment program, manage comprehensive risk assessment services for the State, interpret public health guidance and policies, and provide expert technical assistance within NHDES.  To apply and get more information, go to the NH State Jobs website and select the "Search for Jobs" tab in the upper left corner, and enter "40339" as the Job ID to view the full job posting.  Our thanks for ETOX alumnus Efrem Neuwirth for letting us know about this opportunity.  


Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Postdoctoral/Staff Scientist Position Available

A postdoctoral researcher or staff scientist position investigating molecular mechanisms underlying cardiovascular and metabolic diseases is available in the lab of Prof. ChengChang Zhou, a Biomedical Sciences and Environmental Toxicology faculty member, at UC Riverside.  If interested, more information can be found at this link to the Science Careers webpage.