[ES_JOBS_NET] Joint CDC-NCAR Postdoctoral Fellow in Environmental Health Research
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Thu Apr 14 16:53:05 MDT 2016
Joint CDC-NCAR Postdoctoral Fellow in Environmental Health Research
Job Number 16338
This is a full-time, 2-year term position. This fellow will spend one
year at NCAR and one year at CDC in Atlanta, GA.
The fellow hired for this position will conduct research on current
and future health risks. The fellow will collaborate with CDC’s
National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH) in Atlanta, GA. The
fellow will acquire specific training in atmospheric and climate
research following NCAR’s established advanced study postdoctoral
training program (ASP), as well as training in public health at CDC.
The goal is to increase the number of scientists with the appropriate
experience and training to conduct research in the emerging field of
weather, climate, and health.
The position, in collaboration with CDC NCEH on environmental health,
will focus on research that will include one or more of the following
--Analysis of current and future atmospheric conditions and air quality
--Analysis of demographic and housing characteristics as they relate
to population exposure, sensitivity and adaptive capacity to extreme
heat and ozone
--Development and application of statistical methods to model the
combined effect of air pollution, climate, building characteristics,
--and social vulnerability on relative risk of mortality and morbidity
among older urban populations
The postdoctoral fellow will work closely with scientists and other
professionals at CDC, NCAR, universities, and public health agencies
undertaking research on weather, climate and human health. The fellow
will be expected to submit the results of the research to
peer-reviewed journals and present research at scientific meetings.
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