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Environmental Health Analyst

Employer
Abt Associates
Location
Rockville, Maryland, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Dec 7, 2021

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Sector
Academic / Research
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Restoration
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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Organization Overview This is an incredibly exciting time to be a part of the Abt team! The Division of Health and Environment (DHE) is rapidly growing our domestic health and environment portfolios as we expand our footprint in these thriving markets. As we race into the years ahead, we will continue to serve as a trusted advisor to our clients in providing innovative, evidence-driven solutions that contribute to a healthier environment and the health and safety of individuals, families, and communities. We are market leaders in providing policy and regulatory support; advancing public health and clinical epidemiology; providing environmental science, natural resource management, and ecosystem restoration; shaping healthcare policy and health services delivery; responding to mental health and substance use disorders; and studying the criminal justice system. If you want to work in a dynamic and collaborative work environment that fosters professional growth and promotes a culture of innovation, thought leadership, technical excellence, and collaboration, Abt is the right place for you! Equity, Diversity & Inclusion At Abt Associates, we are committed to creating a lasting culture of equity, diversity and inclusion and recognize that in order to achieve full participation, our practices must be free of prejudice, discrimination, and bias that result in inequitable outcomes. We are actively working to advance equity for everyone, and while we still have much work to do, we know that racial and cultural diversity are an asset to our business and the communities where we live and serve. Our ongoing commitment is focused on creating business practices that advance racial and social equity, investments in community impact programs for the benefit of Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC), and expand upon project work related to racial equity and social justice. Opportunity Abt Associates seeks a qualified Environmental Health Analyst at the Analyst level to support the Division of Health and Environment. Key Roles & Responsibilities The successful candidate(s) will become part of an interdisciplinary team conducting novel and required research in support of national-level environmental programs. The analyst will support updating various environmental regulations, draft toxicology profiles, perform chemical risk assessments, exposure assessment/modeling, and methods development in these areas The successful candidate will conduct research, literature reviews, including systematic reviews, synthesize of toxicological and environmental/occupational epidemiology studies into reports, and conduct statistical and other quantitative analyses including dose-response modeling to support the above-mentioned projects. The analyst will also contribute to the preparation of reports, memos, papers, web sites, presentations, and other materials for use by senior environmental managers and release to the public. Minimum Qualifications * BA/BS (3 - 5) OR MA/MBA (Entry Level) years of experience OR the equivalent combination of education and experience Preferred Qualifications * Masters of Public Health (MPH) OR a Masters of Science (MS) AND at least 2 years of experience in environmental health, risk assessment and/or toxicology * The preferred candidate will have an outstanding academic record and work experience in the field. * Coursework in toxicology, risk assessment, quantitative methods, epidemiology, biology, physiology, physical and/or environmental sciences is desirable. * Excellent oral communication, writing, and analytical skills are essential. * Experience with PBPK models, dose-response modeling including benchmark dose software, NHANES data analysis and/or R programming preferred. * Must have proven technical expertise. Abt Associates is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse workforce. Abt Associates provides market-competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits. Local candidates strongly encouraged to apply. Disclaimer: Abt Associates will never ask candidates for money in exchange for an offer of employment.

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