Postdoctoral Fellow

Rutgers University
March 17, 2023
Offerd Salary:$54,840-$66,600
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Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Postdoctoral Fellow

Job Category Staff & Executive - Research (Laboratory/Non-Laboratory) Department EOHSI Overview

With its broad and multidisciplinary faculty expertise, the Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute (EOHSI) is an international resource that supports basic and clinical research in environmental health sciences and exposure assessment and fosters associated programs in environmental health education and public policy.

Established in 1986, EOHSI's major objectives are to: Advance understanding of the mechanisms by which environmental and occupational chemical exposures impact human health. Identify and measure human environmental and occupational exposures to chemicals. Treat populations adversely affected by chemical exposures. Develop educational tools describing relative risks of chemical exposures. Contribute to public policies related to environmental and occupational chemical risks. Offer training programs for environmental health professionals.

The Institute serves as an unbiased source of expertise about environmental problems for communities, employers and governments in all areas of occupational and environmental health, toxicology and risk assessment. EOHSI members are active as advisors to international, national, state and local organizations on public health issues.

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national research university and the state of New Jersey's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Established in 1766 and celebrating a milestone 250th anniversary in 2016, the university is the eighth oldest higher education institution in the United States. More than 67,000 students and 22,000 faculty and staff learn, work, and serve the public at Rutgers locations across New Jersey and around the world.

Posting Summary

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow for the Nanoscience and Advanced Materials Research Center (NAMC) within the Rutgers School of Public Health (SPH)/Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute (EOHSI). The Postdoctoral Fellow will be part of an interdisciplinary team of faculty and students and have access to state of the art equipment in the NAMC Center and immense resources for biomedical and toxicological research across Rutgers University. The NAMC Center has also an extensive active network of national and international research collaborators such as Harvard, MIT, UC Davis, Nanyang Technological University and others and offers tremendous networking opportunities to its post doctoral fellows and students. NAMC Center is part of the Rutgers Biomedical and Health Science (RBHS) community.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:

  • Contribute towards interdisciplinary research efforts in the NAMC Center by participating in research projects related to Advanced materials and emerging contaminants.
  • Participate in collaborative grant preparation with other investigators at Rutgers and other collaborative academic Institutions.
  • Present results at internal meetings at EOHSI and at national or international scientific meetings.
  • Work in a team environment which includes undergrad and graduate level students and post-doctoral fellows.
  • Train students in the lab.
  • Perform research resulting in first-author, peer-reviewed publications.
  • Position Status Full Time Hours Per Week Daily Work Shift Day Work Arrangement FLSA Exempt Grade 99S Position Salary $54,840-$66,600 Salary to commensurate with Years of Experience per NIH Guidelines Annual Minimum Salary Annual Mid Range Salary Annual Maximum Salary Standard Hours 37.50 Union Description Non-Union Payroll Designation PeopleSoft Benefits

    Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to https:// Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to https: // insurance.

    Seniority Unit Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month Position Pension Eligibility None


    Minimum Education and Experience

  • PhD or equivalent degree in biology, toxicology, environmental health, or a closely related discipline.
  • Certifications/Licenses Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong skills in cell culture techniques and basic toxicological cellular assays (MTT, LDH, etc.).

  • Skillset related to synthesis and characterization of nano and other advanced materials related.

  • Previous experience with animal inhalation tox. studies and/or the fate of chemicals and particles in the GIT.
  • Equipment Utilized Physical Demands and Work Environment

  • Light Lifting.
  • Special Conditions

  • Authorization to work in the United States (citizen, green card, or valid visa/OPT).
  • Posting Details

    Posting Number 23ST0409

    Posting Open Date Special Instructions to Applicants Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) Home Location Campus Piscataway (RBHS) City Piscataway State NJ Location Details

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    Immunization Requirements

    Under Policy 60.1.35 Immunization Policy for Rutgers Employees and Prospective Employees, Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment must provide proof they have received a booster upon eligibility and upload proof of same. Under Policy 100.3.1 Immunization Policy for Covered Individuals, if employment will commence during Flu Season, Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against Seasonal Influenza for the current Flu Season, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Additional infection control and safety policies may apply. Prospective employees should speak with their hiring manager to determine which policies apply to the role or position for which they are applying. Failure to provide proof of vaccination for any required vaccines or obtain a medical or religious exemption from the University will result in rescission of a candidate's offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination.

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