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Public Health Toxicologist - Pennsylvania

Closes: 12/16/21

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Human Health Risk Assessor - EPA

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Pesticide Specialist with NPIC

Application Deadline: November 30, 2021

NPIC is Hiring!

The National Pesticide Information Center (NPIC) is welcoming a new team member this January! Spanish fluency is preferred for this position, but not required.

Did you know disinfectants, bug repellents, and many pet flea treatments are pesticides? Not familiar with pesticides? That’s ok, learn more here! http://npic.orst.edu/

As a Pesticide Specialist, you'll dig into the science to answer technical questions about pesticide risk for both the public and professionals. You'll also develop educational resources like web pages, fact sheets, infographics, and other materials. This is your opportunity to hone your skills as a science communicator!

Minimum requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in toxicology, environmental science/chemistry, biotechnology, agricultural sciences, public health, biology, soil science, microbiology, environmental science, or a closely related scientific area (degree must include coursework in biochemistry, physiology, or equivalent). Current students are not eligible to apply.

Full-time salary range: $43,000 - $46,000

To apply, visit:

Posting – Faculty Research Assistant (Pesticide Specialist): https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/108929

For questions, please contact amy.cross@oregonstate.edu

Research Assistant Professor in Participatory Research Methods

Family Resiliency Center at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

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Toxicologist 1 – PROJECT (DOH5988)

Application Deadline: 12/05/21

Location: Thurston County – Tumwater, WA

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Environmental Cleanup Project Manager (Natural Resource Specialist 3)

Application Deadline: 11/29/21

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The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality strives to build and sustain an inclusive environment that embraces and values diversity. Employees at all levels of the agency work together to foster fairness, equity, inclusion, and belonging. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, ethnicity, veteran, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, or physical or mental disability. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may not meet every one of our listed preferred qualifications. Lived experience may count towards the preferred qualification. If you are excited about this position, we encourage you to apply. If you are unsure as to whether or not you meet the qualifications of this position, please contact us to discuss your application.

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U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate

Application Deadline: 12/10/21

Office of University Programs

Professional Opportunities for the Student Workforce to Experience Research Program (HS-POWER)

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  • Are you a student looking for a professional opportunity to learn about homeland security related research to enhance your research interests and career goals?
  • Do you want to learn from top scientists and subject matter experts in homeland security disciplines and areas of research?
  • Do you want to network with your peers and members of the academic and scientific communities in government facilities conducting research in DHS relevant areas?

If you answered “Yes”, to the above questions, the HS-POWER program is for you!

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate Office of University Programs sponsors the Professional Opportunities for the Student Workforce to Experience Research Program (HS-POWER) for undergraduate and graduate students. HS-POWER is open to students majoring in a broad spectrum of homeland security related science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines as well as DHS mission-relevant research areas.

As a participant in the HS-POWER Program, you will participate in quality research experiences with federal research facilities and other Homeland Security STEM focused entities nationwide either onsite or in a virtual environment. This experience will provide you with a competitive edge as you apply your education, talent and skills in a variety of settings within the DHS enterprise. Additionally, you will establish connections with DHS professionals that facilitate long-term relationships between yourself, researchers, DHS personnel and research facilities.


·         Stipend:

    • Undergraduate students receive a stipend of $600 per week;
    • Graduate students receive a stipend of $700 per week.

·         For students participating onsite:

    • Travel: Travel reimbursement for inbound and outbound expenses up to $1,000 for participants who live more than fifty miles, one-way, from the assigned hosting site.
    • Housing Allowance: A housing allowance of $200/week is provided to participants who live more than fifty miles, one-way, from their assigned hosting facility and who are paying for housing while onsite. 

·         Due to COVID 19, some students may be required to participate virtually. In that case:

    • A stipend supplement of $50 per week will be given to offset costs of remote participation.

Appointment Details

·         Appointments will be for 10 consecutive weeks.

    • Start dates beginning in the time frame of late fall through summer 2021 are negotiated between participants, their assigned mentors/facilities, and ORISE. Factors such as class schedules, housing availability and facility schedules may be taken into consideration when determining appointment start and end dates.

·         Interns will be assigned to research projects and/or other technical activities under the guidance of a mentor.

·         Per week time commitment varies by location.

·         HS-POWER participants are required to have health insurance coverage during the appointment period and to provide proof of this coverage prior to the start of the appointment.

How to Apply:  Click https://bit.ly/HSPOWER22 to start your journey!

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  • AgCareers: Broad job board for agriculture, food, natural resources and biotech. Also includes articles, career guides, career profiles, etc.
  • Agricultural & Applied Economics Association: Agricultural economist jobs, professorships, analysts, post-docs, etc.
  • American Society of Agronomy: Graduate assistantships, extension, professorships, research technicians, scientists and more.
  • Biospace: Find biotech, clinical research and pharmaceutical jobs from thousands of employers.
  • CareersInFood: Postings in microbiology, R&D, quality assurance, food science, brewing, management, dairy, etc. 
  • Institute of Food Technologists: IFT’s job board for food scientists, flavorists, regulatory/safety, etc.
  • Jobs in Horticulture Inc.: Various job listings and internships in horticulture.
  • Joe Produce: Online job center for produce, agriculture and related across the entire food chain - from seed to store.
  • WWOOF (Organic Farming): Live, volunteer, and learn on organic farms. Participating farms in Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe, Middle East and Oceania.

Animals, Wildlife, & Range Job Boards:

Environmental/Sustainability Job Boards:

  • Ecojobs.com: Environmental career opportunities in natural resources, renewable energy, environmental law/policy/advocacy/education, internships, etc.
  • Environmental Career Center: Postings in conservation, natural resources, environmental science, biology, ecology, sustainability and more.
  • Green Dream Jobs: From renewable energy jobs to green building jobs, organic industry jobs, policy, planning and scientific jobs that restore natural resources.
  • Green Jobs Network: Positions in climate change, conservation, ecology, energy, farming, recycling and more.
  • Student Training & Education in Public Service: Green Degrees & Careers: Job titles matched to key issues (e.g. deforestation, climate change) and advice from industry professionals.

Additional Job Boards:

  • Employer Cataloging Service: To research a full list of employers in your state according to your major/area of expertise, try Buzzfile’s Employer by Major tool.
  • Broad job boards: Indeed lists thousands of employment opportunities, and you can filter your preferences by industry and location. Mac’s List is specific to the Northwest.
  • Peace Corps: Peace Corps: A service opportunity involving immersion in a community abroad, working side by side with local leaders to tackle pressing global challenges.
  • Government jobs: USA Jobs is where all federal government jobs are listed (Department of Fish and Wildlife, all the branches of the USDA, Department of Energy, etc.). It includes unique experiences for current students and recent graduates. Note that state, county and local government positions are typically listed on their own websites (e.g. State of California jobs).
  • Nonprofit jobs: Idealist and Work for Good are examples of places to look for nonprofit jobs. The Nonprofit Association of Oregon is a regional database for nonprofit work opportunities.
  • Faculty/academic jobs: Chronicle Vitae, a service of the Chronicle of Higher Education, is a hub for graduate level, faculty, research and other academic positions.
  • Employment agencies: Another way to find jobs is to work with a hiring or temp agency, which is usually free to applicants. CampusPoint is an example of a Northwest-based company that focuses on placing current students and recent graduates with local companies.

**Oregon State makes no representation, warranty or guarantee about the positions or job boards listed. We do not prescreen employment or internship opportunities on behalf of students. You assume full responsibility for your safety, security, wages, working conditions, etc. of any off-campus employment or internship opportunities.**