Industrial Hygienist (NIOSH)
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is the
U.S. federal agency that conducts research and makes recommendations to
prevent worker injury and illness.
Requirements: PhD or highly skilled Master's
level candidates should apply. Work is done in a research setting so
research training is a plus. Focus of work is on linking exposure assessment to
health outcomes so epidemiology training a plus but not required.
The Inside Track: Opportunity to apply
to a 2/3 year (extendable to 10 year) term position for an industrial
hygienist/environmental scientist to lead and collaborate on NIOSH health
hazard evaluations related to occupational respiratory disease.
Typical Job Requirements: Work focuses on exposure
assessment for epidemiologic investigations and involves
the strategic planning of sampling at worksites, field data collection,
data reduction, and collaboration in epidemiologic analyses of exposures in
relation to health outcomes in worker populations. The candidate will develop
study protocols, sampling plans, implement proposals, oversee data collection,
conduct analyses, and disseminate research and public health investigation
results via peer-reviewed journals, presentations, and health hazard evaluation