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The Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute (EOHSI) at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey is recognized as one of the premier institutes in the field of environmental and occupational health for over 30 years. EOHSI is home to multiple research centers including a P30 Center of Excellence, two T32 training grants (Toxicology and Exposure Science) from the NIEHS, a CounterAct Center, among others.  EOHSI also houses an Occupational and Environmental Health Clinic, home to the Rutgers Occupational Medicine Residency Program and to a CDC Center for treatment and research on health issues in First Responders to the 9/11 World Trade Center attacks. EOHSI is a resource for occupational and environmental health at the local state and national levels. The Institute is undergoing a period of expansion and seeks outstanding scientists with experience in a broad range of disciplines related to environmental health including toxicology, exposure science and engineering, epidemiology, and occupational health to participate in research and teaching activities.  For further information about EOHSI please visit our website http://eohsi.rutgers.edu/

Current Openings


Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Research Teaching Specialist IV for the Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute (EOHSI) within the Department of Exposure Science and Epidemiology. Under the direction of the project Principal Investigator, the Research Teaching Specialist IV is responsible for the day-to-day operations for the Paulsboro, New Jersey field office, including community engagement and study participant recruitment. The individual will investigate relationships between those exposed to drinking water contaminated with per-and polyfluroalkyl substances (PFAS) and health.
Among the key duties for this position are the following:

  • Contributes to research activities such as data collection, organization, and analysis including communicating and disseminating results in publications and other media.
  • Assists the project Principal Investigator in developing and preparing study reports to communicate and report study activities to Rutgers and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) study personnel.
  • Coordinates participant screening, interviews, collection of biological samples and testing, including quality control.
  • Prepares proposals, formal applications, and justifications for grant applications.
  • Analyzes, compiles, and presents statistical data with appropriate conclusions and recommendations pertinent to research study.
  • Manages expenses and tracks all budget expenditures.
  • Performs phlebotomy (blood drawing by venipuncture), processing of blood and urine samples (training provided).

Minimum Education and Experience:

  • Master’s Degree in a relevant science or Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant science plus one (1) year of experience.
  • Experience in epidemiological study design and analysis.
  • Programming proficiency in SAS required.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Programming proficiency in SAS required.
  • Strong attention to detail, interpersonal skills, and ability to multi-task.
  • Basic computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and Powerpoint.
  • Programming proficiency in SAS required.
  • Valid NJ Driver’s license is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Phlebotomy skills preferred.

Special Conditions:

  • Daily work site is located in Gloucester County (Paulsboro, NJ). Local travel is required, including travel to the Busch Campus location in Piscataway, NJ.
  • This is a grant funded position.

Posting Number: 20ST1427


We seek PhD, DVM, MD or equivalent degree applicants for tenure or tenure-track faculty positions at the assistant, associate and full professor levels with a record of RO1 (or equivalent) research grant funding.  Faculty have access to state-of-the-art resources for genomic, epigenetic and proteomic analysis, next generation DNA sequencing, chemical analysis, exposure assessment, modeling, measurement of biological response indicators, trainee resources and pilot funding provided by our Centers and training grants.

Organization: Rutgers University, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute

Location (City, State, Country): Piscataway NJ, USA

Job Title: Director, Division of Exposure Science and Epidemiology

The Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute (EOHSI) at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, seeks PhD or equivalent degree applicants to serve as Director of our established Exposure Science and Epidemiology division. Academic rank and Departmental affiliation will be commensurate with background and experience. Examples of ongoing research within the Division include sensor development for personal and environmental monitoring, modeling of exposure using existing toxicology and human health effects data, and biomarker discovery linking exposure to health effects. The Division supports exposure and epidemiologic research of relevance to communities, including citizen science approaches and human studies in our Controlled Exposure Facility. The Division’s teaching mission is supported by an Exposure Science Training grant from the NIEHS. Candidates with a doctorate in exposure science, epidemiology or a related discipline are preferred and are expected to have a demonstrated history of Federal grant funding, experience in teaching and mentoring.

To apply for this position, please contact Dr. Fiedler at the email address provided below. Please include a cover letter stating why you are interested in this position, your curriculum vitae, including a list of current grant funding, a two-page statement of your vision for the future of exposure science and the names and contact information of three references.

Rutgers University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. The University actively encourages applications and nominations of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities and applications from candidates with diverse cultural backgrounds

Nancy Fiedler, Ph. D.
Exposure Science and Epidemiology Division, Rm 210
170 Frelinghuysen Rd.,
Piscataway NJ, 08854.
DEADLINE: Until Filled


Environmental and Occupational Health
Sciences Institute
170 Frelinghuysen Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Phone: 848-445-0200
Fax: 732-445-0131
Email: info@eohsi.rutgers.edu

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