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Epidemiology Research Associate

Cardno ChemRisk is a state-of-the-art scientific consulting firm that provides epidemiology, risk assessment, toxicology, and industrial hygiene services to organizations. We specialize in solving problems of national importance, often related to human health hazards and major regulatory initiatives. Our mission is to provide clients with innovative, sustainable solutions to current and emerging issues in ways that not only drive progress, but also protect human health and the environment.
We are currently seeking a part-time research associate to assist on epidemiology and public health-related projects in spring 2020. Applicants should be self-motivated, enthusiastic, and currently enrolled in an MPH or MS degree program in Epidemiology or Biostatistics. Research Associates will support and perform similar types of work as full-time health scientists, as well as gain valuable insight into the world of scientific consulting. Successful candidates will play an integral role in providing creative and scientifically rigorous approaches to answering questions about human health.
As a Research Associate in the Epidemiology practice area, typical responsibilities will include:
·        Literature searches using databases such as PubMed, Scopus, Web of Science, and other similar sources.
·        Critical evaluation of epidemiological literature on specific topics related to public health.
·        Development of literature summaries.
·        Perform independent analyses and work on multidisciplinary teams with experts in epidemiology, risk assessment, toxicology, and industrial hygiene.
Estimated length of position: through May 1st
Estimated number of hours: 12-24 hours/week
Location(s): Pittsburgh, PA; Chicago, IL