Duke University, Nicholas School of the Environment - Durham

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Position ID:Duke-NSOE-Durham-AS_HOFFMAN [#24836, 1420]
Position Title: Associate in Research
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Biostatistics
Global Health
Environmental Health
Appl Deadline: finished (2023/05/11, finished 2023/08/18, listed until 2023/06/30)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

Duke University invites applicants for a fulltime Associate in Research to join an active research team focused on environmental exposures and human health. The Associate will work closely with Dr. Heather Stapleton and Dr. Kate Hoffman and will support several different research projects evaluating the impacts of the environment on maternal and child health. Applicants with experience in human subjects research, study management, data analysis, and scientific writing are encouraged to apply.

Position Details: Dr. Stapleton and Dr. Hoffman have several federally funded research projects addressing environmental exposures and their impacts on maternal and child health. Current projects include assessment of environmental exposure in the residential environment, the impacts of environmental chemical exposures on birth outcomes and neurodevelopment, and the immunomodulatory impacts of environmental chemical exposures. The candidate will be expected to manage and coordinate a range of study activities, including IRB protocol management, study participant recruitment and support and data and sample collection. Other duties will depend on prior experience but may include data analysis, scientific writing or supervising and mentoring students. The position is available for two years, with a possibility of extension.

Qualifications: Qualifications include a master’s degree in environmental health, epidemiology, global health, biostatistics, or a closely related discipline. The successful candidate should be highly organized and have excellent oral and written communication skills, strong quantitative skills and a demonstrated interest in health. Highly desirable areas of prior experience include: • Human subjects research experience • Experience with epidemiologic study design and implementations • Data management experience and statistical expertise • Scientific writing or science communication experience

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is filled. Informal inquiries are also encouraged.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
email address
Heather Stapleton at heather.stapleton@duke.edu