Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Postdoctoral Fellow for the Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute (EOHSI) and Rutgers School of Public Health (SPH). The Postdoctoral Fellow will join the newly established Climate Adaptive and Restorative Environments (CARE) Lab. The CARE Lab's mission is to advance the development and implementation of solutions to attain equitable, healthy, and sustainable environments. As such, the candidate is expected to work on projects ranging from development and testing of a new generation of ventilation systems, advancement of indoor air quality sensors and data processing algorithms, building energy and air quality simulations, and evaluation of climate adaptation interventions in international settings. The candidate will receive close mentorship to further develop data analysis, manuscript/grant writing skills, and will have access to vast resources for environmental health research across Rutgers University.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Contribute towards interdisciplinary research efforts in the Climate Adaptive and Restorative Environments (CARE) Lab by participating in research projects.
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.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Must have a PhD (or about to graduate from a PhD program) in environmental health, environmental epi, civil and mechanical engineering, computer science, or other field associated with health in the built environment.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Data management and analytical skills in SAS, R and Python.
Excellent English communication skills.
Authorization to work in the United States (citizen, green card, or valid visa/OPT) .
Salary: $53,760 - $65,292 Commensurate with Years of Experience per NIH Guidelines
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