Employment

Job opening at UCLA: Program Director of Continuing Education (CE) and Outreach

Director of Continuing Education (CE) and Outreach: Under the Director of the Southern California NIOSH Education and Research Center (SCERC), the incumbent will serve as Program Director of Continuing Education (CE) and Outreach Programs of the ERC and as public relations resource and visible link between the SCERC and the occupational and environmental health community.

Apply at: Program Director of Continuing Education (CE) and Outreach

Job description: CHR Posting (27958) – Program Director (CE and Outreach)

 

Employment

Research Scientist I / II – Occupational Health Branch, California Department of Public Health

The Occupational Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (OLPPP) in the Occupational Health Branch at the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) will soon be filling a Research Scientist (RS) I or II civil service position located in Richmond, California (SF Bay Area).

The position will support the Occupational Lead Registry, a public health surveillance database.

The RS series requirements changed in May 2018. Check the minimum qualifications here: http://www.calhr.ca.gov/state-hr-professionals/Pages/5576.aspx

Civil service jobs require a 2-step process: 1) apply to get on a CDPH civil service hiring list for a classification for which you are eligible; and 2) wait to be notified of vacancies for that classification, then apply for that specific job and the interview process conducted by the hiring supervisor.

To apply for the CDPH RS I or II list, see the Official Exam Bulletins:

If you are interested in this position, please contact Nina Townsend, CIH, MPH, CSP, Chief, Occupational Lead Poisoning Prevention Program, CDPH at nina.townsend@cdph.ca.gov or (510) 620-5763 and Susan Payne, MA, Chief Surveillance and Case Investigation Unit at susan.payne@cdph.ca.gov or (510) 620-5733.

Employment, Environmental Health, Scholarship

UCLA: Postdoctoral Scholar Position Available

Position Title: Postdoctoral Scholar
Clinical and laboratory projects focused on impact of environment and work on male fertility.
Position Availability: Immediately

Seeking candidates who have two or more of the following: male reproductive health training or andrology training, laboratory skills, clinical skills, and research experience. Applicants should possess the professional and personal characteristics necessary to function well as a postdoctoral-level scholar in an academic medical center and as an integral member of an inter-professional team. The successful candidate will work with Dr. Wendie Robbins, Center for Occupational and Environmental Health, Fielding School of Public Health and School of Nursing.

Selection criteria will focus on background training and experience as well as future research aspirations. Applicants must have completed all Ph.D. requirements by the time of appointment. Preference will be given to candidates who have obtained their terminal degree within the last 3 years. This position is available for 1 year beginning 2018 and may be extended for another year based on performance, competence, productivity and funding.
Application review begins immediately. Interested candidates should forward a short cover letter (2-3 pages detailing desired research interests and goals for the fellowship year as well as relevant research/clinical work/coursework background), CV and list of 3 references by email to:

Wendie Robbins, PhD
Audrienne H. Moseley Endowed Chair
Center for Occupational and Environmental Health
UCLA School of Nursing and Fielding School of Public Health
University of California, Los Angeles
Phone: 310-825-8999
wrobbins@sonnet.ucla.edu

Employment, NIOSH, Occupational Health, Scholarship

NIOSH fellowship opportunities

SENSOR-Pesticides Summer Fellowship. Cincinnati, OH

CDC-NIOSH-2018-0090 (https://zintellect.com/Posting/Details/4295)

Application deadline is 5/18/2018 3:00:00 PM Eastern time zone.

A summer opportunity is available to support the Surveillance Branch (SB) of the Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies (DSHEFS), within the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Cincinnati, Ohio.

The summer fellow will learn how to update past SB findings related to acute illnesses associated with pesticide exposures at schools. The fellow will be trained how to properly identify which states or school districts have passed regulations to implement some of our past recommendations and how to calculate acute pesticide poisoning rates using national pesticides data we have already obtained.

 Epidemiology Fellowship. Cincinnati, OH

CDC-NIOSH-2018-0084 (https://zintellect.com/Posting/Details/4262)

A fellowship opportunity is available to support the Surveillance Branch (SB) of the Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations and Field Studies (DSHEFS), within the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Cincinnati, Ohio.

The Epidemiology Research Fellow will be assigned to the SENSOR-Pesticides program, and will participate under the guidance of a mentor by conducting surveillance studies of acute pesticide-related illness and injury, with a focus on those caused by work-related exposures. Many of the specific activities of the Fellow will be tailored to the fellow’s interests, training, and background to provide an individualized experience.