Research Industrial Hygienist

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

About the organization

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recognized as the lead federal agency for protecting the health and safety of people - at home and abroad, providing credible information to enhance health decisions, and promoting health through strong partnerships. CDC serves as the national focus for developing and applying disease prevention and control, environmental health, and health promotion and education activities designed to improve the health of the people of the United States.

The CDC is located in Atlanta, Georgia and is an operating division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Duties

The primary purpose of this position is to provide professional industrial hygiene scientific support and expertise for designing and conducting research focused on identifying, analyzing, and reporting on emerging industrial hygiene health issues and problems as it relates to occupational safety and health, as well as providing expert advice to agency installations nationwide.

Responsibilities:
Serve as a scientific researcher, involved in industrial hygiene scientific studies of various emerging public health issues and problems that adversely affect the health and safety of people in the workplace.

Initiate and maintain contacts with other industrial hygienists, epidemiologists, health scientists, engineers, physicians, statisticians and other research personnel who are involved in common areas of research.

Author or coauthor manuscripts or technical reports reflecting the results of the research and arranges for publication of such documents.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
A bachelor's or graduate/higher level degree in industrial hygiene, occupational health sciences, occupational and environmental health, toxicology, safety sciences, or related science; or

A bachelor's degree in a branch of engineering, physical science, or life science that included 12 semester hours in chemistry, including organic chemistry, and 18 additional semester hours of courses in any combination of chemistry, physics, engineering, health physics, environmental health, biostatistics, biology, physiology, toxicology, epidemiology, or industrial hygiene; or

Certification from the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (external link) (ABIH).

Salary

$77,488 to $100,739 per year

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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