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Environmental Epidemiologist - Fairfax - 22031

Local Staffing
Merrifield, Virginia, US
Closing date
Jan 22, 2022

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Project Management
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Employment Type
Full time
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Are you an Environmental Epidemiologist that specializes in risk assessments for the full spectrum of potentially hazardous agents, including chemicals, microbes, and radionuclides? Are you looking for career next steps with an established company and robust and multidisciplinary team? Then this may be the right opportunity for you?
ICF is seeking an Environmental Epidemiologist to work in our Health Science Practice. Health Science provides hazard, exposure, risk assessment, and related support, specializing in the identification and quantification of the effects of environmental pollutants on human health and the environment.
If successful, you will work to support federal agencies (such as U.S. EPA and NIEHS), state agencies, and private sector clients in assessing the human health impacts of pollutants. Specific tasks would involve qualitative and quantitative analyses that form the basis of human health hazard, exposure, and risk assessments. This position will be located in Durham, NC or Fairfax, VA. Work will be remote until offices reopen.
Key Responsibilities:
* Support of and project leadership in systematic literature reviews for potentially hazardous agents, including:

* screening available studies for relevance to a research question,

* extracting relevant study data,

* evaluating study design and the risk of bias for included studies,

* synthesizing evidence to reach a hazard conclusion,

* performing quantitative analyses to develop dose-response relationships and meta-analyses, and

* documenting methods, assumptions, conclusions, and key data gaps in a report
* Task and project management
* Interaction and correspondence with clients
* Review of work produced by others
* Development of technical publications and guidance, presentations at conferences, and proposal sections
* Mentoring and training other technical staff
* This position does not involve hands-on laboratory or field work.
Basic Qualifications:
* PhD in epidemiology, environmental health, biostatistics, or related subject with focus on environmental epidemiology or Masters with 3 years of relevant experience
* Experience assessing human health impacts of hazardous agents (metals, pesticides, and volatile and semi-volatile organic compounds), including support of systematic literature reviews, preferably for government regulatory programs
Professional Skills:
* Proactive and problem-solving approach to challenges
* Strong quantitative and statistical skills
* Proficiency in statistical software packages such as R, SAS, or STATA, as well as Microsoft Office software
* Strong written and oral communication skills
* Excellent organizational and time management skills
* Attention to detail
* Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and work collaboratively under strict deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Working at ICF
Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.
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