Health Sciences Research Assistant (Summer 2020; Graduating Seniors)
Fairfax, VA or Durham, NC
To support our dynamic growth and expanding client base, we are seeking a Research Assistant to work in the Health Sciences Practice. This group of 70+ science professionals provides toxicology, epidemiology, chemistry, hazard assessment, risk assessment, exposure assessment, environmental modeling, and related support that addresses the full spectrum of potentially hazardous agents, including chemicals and microbes. We specialize in identifying and quantifying the effects of environmental pollutants, such as metals, pesticides, and volatile organic compounds, on human health and the environment. We support the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) in answering scientific questions regarding human health and we support the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) National Center for Environmental Assessment in developing risk assessments, such as Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) assessments. We also provide fate and transport modeling, exposure modeling, and risk assessment support to EPA’s Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards and Office of Water to support the implementation of different aspects of the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, and the Safe Drinking Water Act.
Research Assistants will contribute to the development of innovative, accurate, timely, and high quality products and services, typically working on multiple projects with all levels of staff. Research Assistants work to support scientific workshops, conduct literature reviews, perform data extraction, and participate in other projects relating to human and environmental risk assessment. Research Assistants have the opportunity to apply their academic knowledge, gain exposure to major projects, and interact with experts and clients in the field, while building content knowledge and consulting skills. Research Assistants advance in our consulting practice or go on to outstanding graduate programs around the country.
This position does not involve hands-on laboratory or field work.
This position will be located in Durham, NC and/or Fairfax, VA with an anticipated summer 2020 start date.
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Fairfax, VA (VA01)