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Postdoctoral Scholar in Environmental Exposure Assessment

Recruitment Period

Open December 2nd, 2019 through Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)


The Department of Population Health & Disease Prevention, Program in Public Health at the University of California-Irvine seeks a Postdoctoral Scholar with expertise in environmental exposure modeling. The Postdoctoral Scholar is expected to use data from government-based monitoring data, satellite measurements, spatiotemporal data from various sources including images to study individual-level environmental exposures of air pollution, meteorology, noise, and built environment for human subjects in multiple epidemiological studies.

The candidates must hold a Ph.D. in one of the following areas: environmental science, environmental engineering, environmental health, environmental epidemiology, geographical information system (GIS), computer science, or equivalent. The candidate must have strong understanding of GIS applications in environmental exposure assessment and machine learning methods, excellent data analysis/programing skills in R and/or python, excellent communication skills (oral and written) in English, and ability to work independently with proper supervision. They must also have demonstrated publication record in environmental exposure assessment and have the ability to take initiative, creativity, attention to details and commitment to producing high quality work.

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. The Program in Public Health recognizes the value of diversity in its faculty and encourages all qualified applicants to apply. Qualified applicants must have the demonstrated ability to work with a diverse group of colleagues.

Application Process:
To apply, please log onto UC Irvine’s recruitment site located at

Applicants should complete an online application profile and upload the following application materials electronically to be considered for this position:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of Current Research
  4. Two reference letters
  5. Statement of Contributions to Diversity a) This is a separate statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion.

UC Irvine is one of ten campuses of the highly regarded University of California system. With more than 36,000 students, 3,000 faculty members, a highly ranked medical school, our campus offers a wealth of opportunities for research collaboration and is ranked among the top 10 public universities in the US. Established in 2003, our rapidly growing Program in Public Health offers BA, BS, MPH, and PhD degrees in a variety of emphasis areas. The U.S. News and World Report recently ranked our MPH program as #10 in the country. More information is available on our web site at

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.


Document requirements
Reference requirements
  • 2-5 letters of reference required