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Associate Specialist - UCI Environmental & Occupational Health - Program in Public Health

Position overview

Salary range: The salary range for this position is $67,400 - $78,500. The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and/or step at appointment. See Table(s)

Application Window

Open date: August 28, 2023

Next review date: Monday, Oct 2, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Monday, Jan 1, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Program in Public Health at the University of California-Irvine seeks an Associate Specialist, at 75% employment time, for research to conduct environmental exposure assessment in supporting of multiple environmental health studies. We are seeking to hire a highly motivated, dedicated individual who has excellent quantitative, research, and communication including writing skills, and has a track record of conducting environmental exposure assessment using advance geospatial and machine learning methods, particularly for air pollution. This person will: 1) lead efforts in conducting high spatiotemporal resolution exposure assessments for air pollution, climate change related factors, and built environment factors using big data and advanced modeling methods; 2) work closely with the principal investigator and other teams to facilitate the use of the exposure estimates in epidemiological studies; 3) maintain project documentation and reporting; and 4) write manuscript and assist in grant writing. This position is grant funded. Position is renewable, contingent on satisfactory performance and funding availability. 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.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS (required at time of application)

Requirements: 1) PhD degree preferred in Public Health, Environmental Science/Engineering, Geography, Informatics, and other related fields, 2) Knowledge and skills related to quantitative methods for exposure assessments of air pollutants including remote sending data processing, 3) Excellent skills in manuscript writing and presentations, 4) Solid time management skills, and 5) Strong teamwork skills.

Application Requirements

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Campus Information

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.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Irvine, CA