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Toxicologist Specialist Position Open at NCI

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) Division of Cancer Treatment & Diagnosis, Developmental Therapeutics Program, Toxicology and Pharmacology Branch is seeking a candidate with a Bachelors, Masters, and/or Doctoral degree in the field of toxicology, or an appropriate discipline of the biological, medical, or veterinary sciences that includes at least 30 semester hours in chemistry, biochemistry, or physiology, and 12 semester hours in toxicology.

The candidate will be responsible for designing segments of toxicology projects and/or studies to support the development of new drugs or biologics; coordinating and evaluating tasks associated with toxicology studies; presenting scientific findings to internal and external stakeholders; and serving as a technical consultant in the area of toxicology.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens. Grade and salary are dependent upon experience. Knowledge of the principles, theories, and methods of toxicology research activities as relates to new drug development is required.

Interested candidates should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and full contact information for three references to: Elizabeth R. Glaze, Ph.D., D.A.B.T., Chief, TPB, DTP, DCTD, at: glazee@mail.nih.gov.


Full Professor and Department Chair

UMass Amherst, the Commonwealth's flagship campus, is a nationally ranked public research university offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. The University sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, and offers a rich cultural environment in a bucolic setting close to major urban centers. In addition, the University is part of the Five Colleges (including Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, and Smith College), which adds to the intellectual energy of the region.

The Department Chair and Professor will oversee all aspects of EHS academic and administrative operations. In addition to maintaining a strong research program in their chosen area, the Chair will provide departmental leadership and vision that advances excellence in teaching and learning, research and outreach. The Chair represents and advocates for the department at the school, university and community levels. The Chair holds overall responsibility for managing the department, maintaining department budgets, fostering faculty development and a positive department climate, and working with campus and external partners on a variety of initiatives related to the departmental and School of Public Health and Health Sciences strategic goals.

Principle responsibilities will include supporting the teaching, research, and outreach activities of the department’s faculty, and managing the department’s personnel and budget. In addition, the Chair will also teach graduate and/or undergraduate courses in public health and environmental health sciences, advise graduate students enrolled in MS, MPH and PhD programs, contribute to university service, and maintain a scholarly research program. Candidates are expected to have and/or obtain competitive research funding and engage in collaborative research with faculty from the department, the School of Public Health and Health Sciences, other departments on campus, the University's Medical School, and/or Baystate Medical Center.

Apply here: https://careers.umass.edu/en-us/job/510405/full-professor-and-department-chair


Chair & Professor of Climate, Infectious Diseases and Pandemic Science

The University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health is accepting applications for the position of Tenured Professor & Department Chair in Climate, Infectious Diseases and Pandemic Science in the Department currently known as Infectious Diseases & Microbiology (IDM). Founded in 1948, Pitt Public Health spans seven academic departments, with nearly 650 students and 500 combined faculty and staff.

Currently known as Infectious Diseases & Microbiology, the Chair will contribute directly to a reimagined and renamed Department focused on improving population health around the globe through the prevention and control of infectious diseases. This position will build on a strong Department foundation in infectious diseases research, education, and practice by driving broad collaboration on sustainability, preparedness, and pandemic science across the research continuum—from bench and clinical to population and community health. The Chair will also lead the transdisciplinary faculty, staff, and students into a new era of discovery, encompassing pandemic science, climate and health, One Health, and global health, bringing a dynamic vision of the importance of global public health in the 21st century.

Additional information about this position (requisition #21006261) is available via the application portal using at www.join.pitt.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Candidates should submit a letter of interest that addresses motivation to apply and summarizes professional accomplishments, a 1-page Diversity Equity and Inclusion effort and vision statement, curriculum vitae and contact information for three referees. Candidates from historically underrepresented communities are encouraged to apply.


Program Officer, California Breast Cancer Research Program

This position is part of the Research Grants Program Office (RGPO) within the Office of Research and Innovation (R&I). The RGPO oversees a broad grant making portfolio of over $100 million a year to support research that is critical to California, the nation and the world. RGPO programs enhance California's research capacity and excellence, which helps attract top faculty, graduate students, government funding and companies to our state. These grants enable researchers to collaborate and solve the most pressing problems in the state and the world. The RGPO consists of several systemwide and statewide grant-making programs, as well as a central operational unit that provides core administrative support for the grant-making enterprise.

The first review date for this job is November 19, 2021.  The position will be open until filled.

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University of Toronto postdoc position

The post-doc will work with the PFAS Science & Policy Group on research aimed at better understanding major uses of PFAS and the implications of these uses. After investigating PFAS use in cosmetics and food contact materials, this new post-doc opportunity will start with documenting the use of PFAS in Canadian and US building materials as one major use and working to identify other major PFAS uses in Canada and the US. The methods used include Substance Flow Analysis, data mining (looking at records of PFAS imports), and analytical work (target and non-target analysis). This position is confirmed for one year with the possible extension for a second year. The position would start fall 2021 with a negotiable start date. Modelling work could be done remotely, with analytical taking place at the University of Toronto. See: https://www.miriamldiamond.com/