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Manager of Research Administration, Electrical and Computer Engineering

4 October 2018 - 6:26pm

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) has an immediate opening for a Manager of Sponsored Research Administration. The ECE Department is a diverse academic community just shy of 1,400 individuals (faculty, staff and students) and includes global research and teaching efforts through extensions of our Pittsburgh academic programs and research in Silicon Valley, Portugal, Rwanda, Thailand and Singapore.

Academic Programme Manager

2 October 2018 - 1:45pm

The Centre for the Study of Existential Risk is an interdisciplinary research centre within the University of Cambridge dedicated to the study and mitigation of risks that could lead to human extinction or civilisational collapse. CSER invites applications for an Academic Programme Manager.

Director, Center for Research on Ingredient Safety

2 October 2018 - 12:55pm

Michigan State University seeks a scientifically distinguished individual eager to continue to build a national center focused on advancing public good through increased research, training and risk communication in, and understanding of, ingredients in food and consumer-product safety. The individual will serve as the Director of the Center for Research on Ingredient Safety (CRIS), a program for food and consumer product ingredient safety that broadly builds capability in ingredient safety-related research, training and risk communication.

Faculty Position in Civil and Environmental Engineering at Princeton University

25 September 2018 - 3:56pm

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at Princeton University invites applications for a faculty position with a preferred start date of September 1, 2019. The search is open for an Assistant Professor appointment. A Ph.D. degree in an appropriate field is required.

Research Opportunity in Human Health Assessment / Epidemiology with EPA

21 September 2018 - 9:07pm

Research Opportunity in Human Health Assessment – Epidemiology
With the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) National Center for Environmental Assessment (NCEA)
Reference Code EPA-ORD-NCEA-DC-2018-01

Post-Doctoral Fellow

20 September 2018 - 4:03pm

Dr. Kan Shao’s Computational Risk Assessment Laboratory ( in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health at Indiana University School of Public Health-Bloomington invites applicants for a post-doctoral fellow supported by NIH/NCATS grant.

Tenure-track Assistant Professor Computational Communication Research

19 September 2018 - 8:03pm

UW-Madison's Department of Life Sciences Communication (, located in the College of Agricultural & Life Sciences (CALS) at the university of Wisconsin-Madison, invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor in computational communication research.

Associate Research Scientist

17 September 2018 - 7:40pm

Assistant or Associate Research Scientist, Science & Policy

The Assistant or Associate Research Scientist, Science & Policy in the Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment (PRHE) is responsible for contributing substantive science and policy work to an innovative academic program on research translation focused on environmental health at the University of California, San Francisco. The position is within the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences.

Postdoc Research

17 September 2018 - 3:37pm

Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center

Postdoctoral Research Positions in Insurance, Risk Management and Behavioral Decision Making

Academic Year 2019-2020

Sr. Risk Analyst

14 September 2018 - 1:29pm

Industry leader in suburban Maryland is looking for a Sr. Risk Analyst. This is an outstanding organization offering a excellent compensation package, great benefits and growth potential. The Sr. Risk Analyst will identify, analyze, and interpret risk trends or patterns in data sets of varying complexity and present findings in an understandable manner.

CASE Fellowship on Emerging Contaminants/PFAS

12 September 2018 - 6:17pm


The Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering (CASE) is accepting applications for a Two-Year Science and Technology Policy Fellowship for the Emerging Contaminants/PFAS Project at the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP), Hartford, Connecticut, to begin between November 2018 and January 2019.

Research Assistant 2

7 September 2018 - 3:03pm

If you or someone you know has a passion for helping children and their families through some of the toughest challenges they will face together, then we want to hear from you. We have an exciting opportunity to join the CT Children's Medical Center Team working with some of the best researchers in the children's health field. This team was recently published in TIME magazine and is engaged in some of the most relevant and cutting edge research in the country.

Assistant General Counsel

6 September 2018 - 8:02pm

Guided by the belief that every life has equal value, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation works to help all people lead healthy, productive lives. In developing countries, we focus on improving people’s health and giving them the chance to lift themselves out of hunger and extreme poverty. In the United States, we seek to ensure that all people—especially those with the fewest resources—have access to the opportunities they need to succeed in school and life.

AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellows

5 September 2018 - 4:37pm

Call for Applications: AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships

Applications are now being accepted for the AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships (STPF). This professional level fellowship is the premier opportunity for outstanding engineers to learn first-hand about policymaking, bring valuable technical expertise to policy and enhance engineering in the federal government.

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology

20 August 2018 - 2:55pm

Position: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Epidemiology

Date of Appointment: August 2019

Winton Fellow - Post Doctoral Research Assistant in Communicating Statistics, Risk & Uncertainty in Forensic Science

14 August 2018 - 8:36am

The Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science (LRCFS) has joined with the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University, New York, and the Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication, University of Cambridge to transform how we communicate statistics and probability to non-specialists. A primary area of application will be the use of statistics in the courtroom to ensure balanced and just decision making.


25 July 2018 - 4:45pm

USAJOBS link open to all U.S. citizens:
USAJOBS link for current Federal employees:

As a TOXICOLOGIST, GS-0415-12/13/14/15, your typical work assignments may include the following:

Postdoc in Coastal Community Resilience to Shipping Disruptions

6 July 2018 - 4:04pm

Postdoctoral Fellow in Coastal Community Resilience to Shipping Disruptions

Post-doc in Risk Communication

5 July 2018 - 1:49pm

Seeking a colleague to join a vibrant, interdisciplinary research community as a postdoctoral associate in the Department of Communication at Cornell University. Working closely with Dr. Katherine McComas, the postdoctoral associate will be a member of the Risk Communication Research Group, where they will take an active role in assisting and leading risk communication projects, provide guidance and mentorship to graduate students and undergraduates, and help identify possible grant funding opportunities.