Department of Chemistry



Human Exposure Model Research Associate

Human Exposure Model Research Associate

The EPA Environmental Research and Business Support Program has an immediate opening for a Human Exposure Model Research Associate with the Office of Research and Development at the EPA’s Research Triangle facility in Raleigh-Durham, NC. The selected candidate will support the Life Cycle-Human Exposure Model (LC-HEM) project. This project is developing the Human Exposure Model (HEM) to assess exposures to chemicals from the use of consumer products. He/she shall assist with developing datasets and decision rules for various modules of HEM, and assist in the testing or evaluation of the HEM model and data bases of product composition information. The selected candidate’s work may include gathering additional datasets from online sources, formatting datasets into standard templates and uploading into databases.

  • Full Time, $20.95 hour

  • Have earned at least a bachelor’s degree in physics, chemistry, biology, engineering, applied sciences, environmental health, public health, exposure science, computer sciences, information technology, or other closely related field from an accredited university or college within the last 24 months

  • General understanding of quantitative techniques, basic statistics, and use of spreadsheets

  • Strong reading comprehension skills and experience logically interpreting pieces of information from a variety of data source types

  • Experience integrating partial pieces of information and applying out-of-the box thinking to determine how to use limited available data to fill data gaps


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