NIH National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Fellowship

Job Description

Are you interested in Environmental Health Sciences?

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) is currently seeking candidates with their Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral degrees to participate and learn about new approach methodologies for toxicity testing.

This project, as part of the Division of the National Toxicology Program predictive toxicology effort, seeks to explore advanced technologies and approaches for the next generation of human-relevant safety and toxicity testing.

What will I be doing? The participant will learn how to apply their scientific and technical knowledge to advance the interrelated fields of toxicology, chemical safety, and human risk assessment. During the fellowship, the participant will collaborate with cross-disciplinary teams to understand existing regulatory requirements and help bridge the gap between advances in modern science and real-world application to human risk assessment. The participant will be mentored by recognized leaders in the respective field and will take an active role in designing experiments, analyzing and interpreting data, and communicating research findings through publications and presentations at scientific meetings.

Benefits • Competitive Stipend based on education and experience. • Health insurance supplement. • Travel/Training allowance

Qualifications Have received a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Doctoral degree within five years (60 months) of appointment start date, in a relevant field. Current students may apply but must complete their degree before the start of appointment. If the degree has been received more than five years, the applicant must have an academic background and experience in a relevant field and must be seeking to gain new knowledge/experience in order to expand career opportunities or to advance professionally.

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