Website US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
This announcement has been amended to extend the closing date.***
This Title 42 position is located in the Office of Research and Development (ORD), Center for Environmental Solutions and Emergency Response, Water Infrastructure Division. If selected, you must work at the location stated in this announcement. About ORD: https://www.epa.gov/aboutepa/about-office-research-and-development-ord
The Office of Research and Development’s (ORD) Center for Environmental Solutions and Emergency Response (CESER) plans, coordinates and conducts an applied, customer-driven, national research and development program to improve decision making by EPA, and State, Tribal and local agencies when faced with challenging environmental problems in the built environment. CESER’s Water Infrastructure Division (WID) focuses on the management, treatment and remediation of microbial and chemical contaminants of concern in water infrastructure including drinking water, wastewater, source water, stormwater and water reuse.
Major duties for this position include:
Leading the public health aspects of innovative, interdisciplinary research on wastewater-based epidemiology.
Formulating concepts, developing hypotheses, preparing research plans, reviewing literature and clinical data, developing and/or applying conceptual and mathematical models, collaborating with engineers and biologists, and carrying out investigations, analyzing and interpreting results.
Collaborating with researchers within and outside the Agency, as well as partners and stakeholders, to improve wastewater-based epidemiological tools and approaches.
Producing data, models, information and scientific publications, advancing the state-of-the-science, and developing new research programs.
You must be a U.S. citizen.
You must submit a resume and required documents–see How to Apply section.
You may be required to travel 1 to 5 days of each month.
Position has education requirements–see Qualifications/Education section.
If you are selected, a pre-employment background check is required.
The Ethics in Government Act, P.L. 95-521 requires the applicant selected for this position to submit a financial disclosure statement, prior to assuming the Title 42 position, annually, and upon termination of employment.
This position is designated as Moderate Risk and requires a background investigation. Unless an appropriate background investigation is already on record with the Office of Personnel Management, you must undergo a background investigation.
Company: US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Washington, DC, US
Application Deadline: N/A