The Office of Research and Development (ORD), National Homeland Security Research Center (NHSRC), of the United States Environmental Protection Agency is accepting applications beginning April 3, 2019 to May 2, 2019 for approximately 6 federal, three-year post-doctoral research positions:
Areas of expertise include: Microbiology; Chemistry; Toxicology; Biology; Pathology; Systems, Environmental, Civil, Chemical or Mechanical Engineering; Anthropology, Behavioral Science, Decision Sciences, Environmental Social Science, Geography, or Sociology.
HIGH PRIORITY RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES
Research spans all levels of human and ecological health including decontaminating buildings and open areas, societal responses to disasters, risk management and communications, and protecting water supplies and water infrastructure
Work as part of integrated trans-disciplinary research teams that generate results that contribute to protecting human health and the environment
Mentors are nationally renowned in their fields, with a strong interest in shaping your career
Facilities and equipment are state of the art
Resources are reserved for your projects…no need to write a grant!
Voted multiple times by The Scientist Magazine as the Best Place to Work for Post-Doctoral Fellows
UNSURPASSED FEDERALEMPLOYEE BENEFITS
Starting salary--$77,382 for new Ph.D.; up to $108,422 for post-doctoral experience
Full three-year appointments
Paid relocation to EPA duty location
Vacation and sick leave
Federal health benefits, life insurance, and retirement program
Travel to professional scientific meetings
Active Post-doctoral Trainee Organization
EASY APPLICATION PROCESS– EMAIL, OR MAIL US BY May 02, 2019
Up-to-date Curriculum Vitae
Letter of recommendation from your research advisor or comparable official
Cover letter indicating positions and locations of interest, your email address, U.S. citizenship status, and how you learned of this program
6 openings. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
The National Homeland Security Research Center (NHSRC) of the United States Environmental Protection Agency periodically accepts applications for federal, three-year, post-doctoral research positions. Under the National Security Strategy, EPA is the lead federal agency for remediation following significant contamination events involving chemical, biological, or radiological (CBR) agents, as well as for drinking water and wastewater security. NHSRC is seeking highly-qualified candidates to conduct high-priority research in areas such as: decontaminating buildings and open areas, societal responses to disasters, risk management and communications, and protecting water supplies and water infrastructure.