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Michigan State University Research Associate-Fixed Term in East Lansing, Michigan

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Research Associate-Fixed Term

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Work type:Faculty/Academic Staff

Major Administrative Unit / College:College Of Agriculture And Nat Resources

Department:Food Science And Hum Nutrition Anr 10002348

Salary:Salary Commensurate with Experience

Location:East Lansing

Categories:Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Research/Scientific, Non-Union

Position Summary

Contribute to research on early life environmental exposures and child health as part of ongoing projects in the lab of Dr. Courtney Carignan at Michigan State University. Lead analysis and manuscripts on exposure assessment of environmental chemicals (i.e., flame retardants and PFAS) and their associations with infant and child health outcomes. This position offers the opportunity to work with a dedicated mentor in a supportive research environment, train in epidemiologic methods, exposure science, environmental epidemiology, and manuscript/grant writing, and pursue career development activities and present at professional conferences.

The initial appointment period will be for 1 year, with possibility of extension based on the successful achievement of work goals and the availability of funds.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Epidemiology, Environmental Health Scien

Minimum Requirements

Candidates must have an PhD in epidemiology, environmental health sciences, biostatistics, or related field. Programming and data management skills in SAS as well as excellent writing skills.

Desired Qualifications

Experience in reproductive and/or children’s environmental health research and statistical approaches to assess exposure mixtures.

Required Application Materials

To apply, please submit letter of interest, current CV, and the names and contact information for three references.

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MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised:Nov 12, 2019Eastern Standard Time