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  • Job Archives

    • EPA Scientific Application and Database Developer 
      The EPA Environmental Research and Business Support Program is searching for a Scientific Application and Database Developer to join the National Center for Computational Toxicology (NCCT), at the EPA facility in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. The Developer will be responsible for providing application development and database programming support for the NCCT, which develops computational tools for improving environmental risk assessments and chemical safety regulatory decisions. 

      Full-time, $27.72/hour, expected to begin May 2017   |  Must have earned a master’s degree in bioinformatics, biology, chemistry, computational biology, computer science, information science, math, physics, statistics, or a closely related field   |  Must have education/experience in a programming or scripting language, a working knowledge of web application development, and a strong working knowledge of relational databases 

      For the full position description and to apply, visit our website:  https://www.zintellect.com/Posting/Details/3107 Questions? Email EPAjobs@orau.org. To hear more about position openings like this, follow us on Twitter at  @GovCareerPaths.

    • Toxicity Reference Database Support Position
      The EPA Environmental Research and Business Support Program has an immediate opening for a Toxicity Reference Database Support position with the Office of Research and Development at the EPA’s Research Triangle facility in Raleigh-Durham, NC. The selected candidate will provide data management, data curation and data analysis support to the ToxRefDB project. This is a combination of MySQL database management, NoSQL solutions, file management, data curation and extraction, quality control, as well as performing qualitative and quantitative data analysis. He/she will also be working with a number of heterogeneous toxicological datasets from other projects including ToxCast and Tox21. He/she will also work with ontologies for mapping biological concepts across resources.

      Full time, $33.37/hour  |  For the full position description and to apply, visit our website: https://www.zintellect.com/Posting/Details/3095

      Questions? Email EPAjobs@orau.org. To hear more about position openings like this, follow us on Twitter at @GovCareerPaths.

    • Toxicology Database Support at EPA Position
      The EPA Environmental Research and Business Support Program has an immediate opening for a Toxicology Database Support position with the Office of Research and Development at the EPA’s Research Triangle facility in Raleigh-Durham, NC. The selected candidate shall provide data management, data curation and data analysis support to the ToxValDB project. This is a combination of limited MySQL database management, file management, data curation and extraction, quality control, as well as performing qualitative and quantitative data analysis. He/she shall work with other members of NCCT’s team to maintain this system, quality control entered data, and perform downstream analysis 

      Full time, $20.65/hour  |  Must have earned a Bachelor of Science degree, in in biology, toxicology, chemistry, bioinformatics, computational biology, math, physics, information science or a closely related field of study from an accredited university or college within the last 24 months   |  Must have experience in toxicology and/or biology  |  A working knowledge of in vitro assays  |  A working knowledge of relational databases  |  R-language or Python programming (or other scripting language) experience 

      For the full position description and to apply, visit our website:  https://www.zintellect.com/Posting/Details/3094 Questions? Email EPAjobs@orau.org. To hear more about position openings like this, follow us on Twitter at @GovCareerPaths.

    • Toxcast Biologist/Toxicologist Research Support Positions 
      The EPA Environmental Research and Business Support Program has immediate openings for two (2) ToxCast Biologist/Toxicologist Research Support positions with the Office of Research and Development at the EPA’s Research Triangle facility in Raleigh-Durham, NC. The selected candidates shall provide literature and database searching, data management, data curation and support to the ToxCast project. This is a combination of file management, data extraction and curation and limited database management. They will work with other members of NCCT’s team to maintain this system, quality control entered data, and perform downstream analysis. 

      Full time, $20.65/hour  | Must have earned a Bachelor of Science degree, in in biology, toxicology, chemistry, bioinformatics, computational biology, information science or a closely related field of study from an accredited university or college within the last 24 months  | Must have experience in toxicology and/or biology  |  A working knowledge of in vitro assays  |  A working knowledge of relational databases 

      For the full position description and to apply, visit our website:  https://www.zintellect.com/Posting/Details/3093 Questions? Email EPAjobs@orau.org. To hear more about position openings like this, follow us on Twitter at @GovCareerPaths.

    • Biological Lab Research Support Positions
      The EPA Environmental Research and Business Support Program has an immediate opening for an EPA Biological Lab Research Support position with the Office of Research and Development at the EPA’s facility in Duluth, Minnesota. The selected candidate shall assist with projects aimed at understanding the flows of materials, energy, and contaminants through aquatic food webs in support of biological monitoring and effects characterization. He/she shall work as part of a larger research team, with responsibilities focused on laboratory processing of biological samples but also potentially including assisting with field sampling, electronic data processing, and general research support.

      Full time, $20.04/hour.  |   Must have earned a Bachelor of Science degree, in biology, ecology, chemistry, environmental sciences, limnology, marine sciences, or a related field within the last 24 months. Must have experience in laboratory analysis of aquatic environmental samples, including drying and weighing biological material such as aquatic sediment, algae or organism tissue samples. For the full position description and to apply, visit our website: https://www.zintellect.com/Posting/Details/3030 Questions? Email EPAjobs@orau.org. To hear more about position openings like this, follow us on Twitter at @GovCareerPaths.

    • Software Developer Position at EPA  
      The EPA Environmental Research and Business Support Program has an immediate opening for an EPA Software Developer with the Office of Research and Development at the EPA facility in Athens, GA. The selected candidate shall work with a WEB mentor as part of a multi-disciplinary research team and provide technical support for development of WEB’s watershed modeling components. The work shall include development, testing, deployment, and documenting of desktop and web software. Full time, $20.04/hour.  |  Must have earned a Bachelor’s Degree science, technology, engineering, mathematics or a related field from an accredited university or college within the last 24 months. 

      Demonstrated education and/or experience in desktop and web-based software development in at least two of the following computer languages: Java, Python, C#, C++  |  Experience working in a team environment. 

      For the full position description and to apply, visit our website:  https://www.zintellect.com/Posting/Details/2558 Questions? Email EPAjobs@orau.org. To hear more about position openings like this, follow us on Twitter at @GovCareerPaths.

    • Water Analysis Research Support Position 
      The EPA Environmental Research and Business Support Program has an immediate opening for a full-time EPA Water Analysis Research Support with the Office of Research and Development at the EPA facility in Ada, OK. The selected candidate will receive hands-on lab and field research experience as well as participate in meetings or seminars. Full time, $20.04/hour Must have experience with general laboratory techniques, such as using pipets, balances and preparation of solutions. 

      Experience with Microsoft Office applications (i.e., Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook).  |  Demonstrated ability to work independently 

      For the full position description and to apply, visit our website:  https://www.zintellect.com/Posting/Details/2984 Questions? Email EPAjobs@orau.org. To hear more about position openings like this, follow us on Twitter at @GovCareerPaths.

    • Gas Sensor Engineer at EPA  
      The EPA Environmental Research and Business Support Program is searching for a part-time Gas Sensor Engineer at the EPA facility in Raleigh-Durham, NC. The Engineer participates as part of a team developing a lightweight sensor/sampler-based system that would be deployed for aerial emission sampling on aerostats and UASs such as multicopters. Past field sampling applications have included at-sea oil fires, waste pile fires, prescribed forest burns, and open burning/open detonation of military ordnance. 

      Part time, $25.19/hour  |  Must have earned a Bachelor’s degree and have completed at least one year of coursework/research toward an advanced degree in engineering, chemistry, physics, or related field of study  |   

      Must have demonstrated education and/or experience in gas flow systems including experience with gas phase measurements and measurement systems, pump systems, gas cylinder operation, pump control and construction, Swagelok (or similar) use, laboratory testing, instrument calibration, proportional–integral–derivative (PID) operation  |  Must have Arduino programming skills. 

      For the full position description and to apply, visit our website: https://www.zintellect.com/Posting/Details/2840
      Questions? Email EPAjobs@orau.org. To hear more about position openings like this, follow us on Twitter at @GovCareerPaths. 

    • Application and Database Developer at EPA 
      The EPA Environmental Research and Business Support Program is searching for an EPA Application and Database Developer with the Office of Research and Development at the EPA’s Research Triangle facility in Raleigh-Durham, NC. The Developer will support the development, programming, testing, and maintenance of multiple applications requiring access to chemical and biology databases that provides a foundation for all nanomaterial and nano-related programs. The job is expected to begin February 2017.

      Full time, $27.72/hour  |  Must have earned a Master’s Degree in computer science/engineering, bioinformatics, computational biology, information science or a closely related field of study  |  Must have experience in programming, database platforms, Unix or Linus operating system, and 1 year of experience in basic database development  |  Will perform tasks such as curating raw data, creating new applications and scripts to interact with a MySQL database, maintaining code and scripts, and documenting development efforts

      For the full position description and to apply, visit our website:  https://www.zintellect.com/Posting/Details/2940 Questions? Email EPAjobs@orau.org. To hear more about position openings like this, follow us on Twitter at @GovCareerPaths. 

    • Wetlands Simulation Developer at EPA (Part Time) 
      The EPA Environmental Research and Business Support Program is searching for a part-time Wetlands Simulation Developer at the EPA facility in Cincinnati, OH. The developer will provide support for the development of a Python-scripted simulation approach to estimate wetland-specific hydrological travel times across multiple watersheds. The selected candidate will provide support for a combination of Python scripting, GIS analyses, and hydrological expertise and may also be asked to present work at a scientific conference.

      Part time, $25.38/hour  |  Must have earned a Bachelor’s degree and have completed at least one year of coursework/research toward an advanced degree in environmental engineering, hydrology, geography, environmental sciences or related field  |  Must have experience and/or education in: Python scripting for GIS, GIS, and watershed hydrology (both surface and subsurface)  |  Must have strong communication skills

      For the full position description and to apply, visit our website: https://www.zintellect.com/Posting/Details/2847Questions? Email EPAjobs@orau.org. To hear more about position openings like this, follow us on Twitter at @GovCareerPaths.

    • Executive Administrative Associate at EPA (Part Time)
      The EPA Environmental Research and Business Support Program has an immediate opening for a part-time (20 hours per week) Executive Administrative Associate with the Office of Research and Development at the EPA’s facility in Cincinnati, OH. The selected candidate shall assist the OARS Director and his team with the administrative duties required to support and maintain day-to-day program operations, including the administration, management, and logistics of government resources.

      Part time, $17.84/hour  |  Must have completed two years of college from an accredited university or college in the last 24 months.  |  Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (i.e., Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook).  |  Experience in administrative support functions (i.e., recordkeeping, filing) and managing records (electronic and hardcopy) or databases.

      For the full position description and to apply, visit our website: https://www.zintellect.com/Posting/Details/2901

      Questions? Email EPAjobs@orau.org. To hear more about position openings like this, follow us on Twitter at @GovCareerPaths.

    • EPA Accounting Associate  
      The EPA Environmental Research and Business Support Program is looking for an EPA Accounting Associate at the EPA Research Triangle facility in Raleigh-Durham, NC. The Associate will be responsible for pre-award and post-award activities related to contracts and grants managed by the Extramural Management Division. Pre-award activities include assembling Procurement Initiation (PIN) packages and serving as the program point of contact with the Office of Acquisition Management and Office Grants and Debarment. Post-award activities of the branch consist of performing and supporting contract-level and grant-level management functions.  

      Full time, $20.65/hour  |  Must have earned a Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, computer science or related field  |  Must have strong mathematical, analytical and computer skills  |  Must have strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and World  |  Must be willing to learn federal financial practices  

      For the full position description and to apply, visit our website: https://www.zintellect.com/Posting/Details/2860
      Questions? Email EPAjobs@orau.org. To hear more about position openings like this, follow us on Twitter at @GovCareerPaths.

    • Post-Doctoral Researcher Associate or Graduate Student- Computational Electromagnetics and Converter Design for Solid State Transformers 
      Through the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE), this posting seeks motivated post-doc or graduate student to develop and apply advanced computational approaches for simulations of solid state transformer technology at NETL who would be capable of working collaboratively in a geographically distributed team environment to leverage analytical models, finite element modeling, Matlab-based converter simulations, and other simulation tools to develop and assess new computational methodologies for solid state transformer design. 

      For more information, please visit  http://www.orau.gov/netl/.
      Post- Graduate, Geological and Environmental Systems (GES) Directorate  
      Through the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE), this posting seeks motivated, post-graduates (MS and PhD) interested in researching as part of the GES directorate at NETL who has a strong background in most, but not all of the following elements: high-pressure/low temperature laboratory experiments, geomechanical characterization and analysis, hydrologic or fluid transport models, statistical data analysis, programming (C++, Fortran, Matlab, Python), and basin model development (PetroMod).  

      For more information, please visit http://www.orau.gov/netl/

    • Aquatic Ecosystem Specialist at EPA 
      The EPA Environmental Research and Business Support Program is searching for a part-time (30 hours per week) Aquatic Ecosystem Specialist with the Office of Research and Development at the EPA facility in Narragansett, Rhode Island. 
      A new threat to ecosystems may be nanomaterials and contaminants of emerging concern (CEC). The selected candidate will be involved in all aspects of research including designing and performing the studies as well as analysis of data, reports and presentations. 

      Part time, $21.90/hour  |  Must have earned a B.S. or B.A. in biology, chemistry, environmental science, toxicology, oceanography or related field  |  Must have basic familiarity with small boats  |  Must have familiarity with basic safety procedures in a lab  |  Must have coursework in chemistry and biology 

      For the full position description and to apply, visit our website: https://www.zintellect.com/Posting/Details/2829

    • Post-Doctoral Researcher – Computational materials scientist 
      Through the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE), this posting seeks motivated post-graduates (PhD) interested in using atomistic level calculations to investigate the solubility and diffusivity properties of hydrogen isotopes in the pellet candidates for TPBARs to enable tritium production in PWRs and to improve the performances of these components at NETL who has significant experience in fundamental research on electronic and diffusive properties of pure and defective solids, excellent communication skills, and demonstrable experience completing research in a collaborative/team environment.

    • Science Technology Policy Associate at EPA
      The EPA Environmental Research and Business Support Program is searching for a Science Technology Policy Associate at the EPA facility in Washington, DC. The associate shall provide support to the Office of the Science Advisor to assist the team with the logistical, administrative and written duties to support and maintain the robust research portfolio and communication outreach.

      Full time, $29.28/hour  |  Must have earned a Master’s degree in Life or physical sciences, engineering or policy.  |  Must have experience relevant to the environmental or human health fields.  |  Must have good general knowledge of administrative procedures and practices.  |  Must have strong analytical skills and experience in information technology.

      For the full position description and to apply, visit our website: https://www.zintellect.com/Posting/Details/2818 Questions? Email EPAjobs@orau.org. To hear more about position openings like this, follow us on Twitter at @GovCareerPaths.

    • Modeling and Software Tools Developer at EPA 
      The EPA Environmental Research and Business Support Program is searching for a Modeling and Software Tools Developer at the EPA facility in Raleigh Durham, NC. The Developer shall provide support Life Cycle-Human Exposure Model, which is developing software tools to assess the exposures to chemicals from the use of consumer products. 

      Full time, $27.72/hour  |  Must have earned a Master’s degree in computer science, IT, physics, chemistry or related field of study  |  Must have a general understanding of quantitative techniques and some experience with computer programming. Experience with computer languages of R and Python is a plus  |  Subject matter expertise and additional technical skills will be taught on the job if necessary. 

      For the full position description and to apply, visit our website: https://www.zintellect.com/Posting/Details/2809
      Questions? Email EPAjobs@orau.org. To hear more about position openings like this, follow us on Twitter at @GovCareerPaths.

  • Scholarships Archive

    •  The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is offering an 11-week summer undergraduate research fellowship program in Boulder, CO, and Gaithersburg, MD, for students majoring in science, engineering, and mathematics.  Eligibility and other information can be found on the NIST SURF website. Dr. Duckbong Kim will host an informational session on the program at 2 p.m., 1/24/18, in Lewis Hall 101.  NIST will offer informational webinars on 1/10/18 (11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.) and 1/17/18 (12:30 – 2 p.m.). Click on the date to register for the webinar.  SURF applications are due February 12 and must be submitted through the Office of Research. Contact Jamie Murdock (jlmurdock@tntech.edu) in the Office of Research no later than 2/1/18 if you are interested in applying. 

    • Intelligence Community Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program  
      The Intelligence Community (IC) Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program offers scientists and engineers from a wide variety of disciplines unique opportunities to conduct research in a wide range of topics relevant to the Intelligence Community.  The research is conducted by the Postdocs, while working in partnership with a Research Advisor and collaborating with an advisor from the Intelligence Community. In partnership with the Research Advisor, the Postdoc composes and submits a technical proposal that responds to a research opportunity identified at: http://orau.org/icpostdoc/current-opportunities.aspx

      Award Details:  Postdoc Eligibility: U.S. citizenship required, Ph.D. received within 5 years of the application deadline  

      Application Deadline: March 31, 2017

      For additional program information please visit: http://orau.org/icpostdoc/default.html 

  • Internships Archive

    • Become a part of the Higher Education Research Experiences (HERE) Program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)Opportunities for qualified students, alumni, and faculty to participate in hands-on research in a real-world setting   

      Experience innovative research or technical projects at a cutting edge national laboratory and network with prestigious scientists, researchers, engineers, and laboratory staff 

      Collaborate with international experts in fields that interest you 

      Contribute to the U.S. technical prowess that will enhance living standards and set the nation at the top of a global community 

      Assist in finding solutions to pressing scientific and technical problems 

      Highlights of the program
      Open to Undergraduates, Recent-BS and AAS, MS, PhD and Faculty – Appointments are primarily for Science, Engineering, Technology and Mathematics (STEM) majors but all majors can apply 

      Applications are accepted year-round 

      Appointments can start and end at any time during the year based on your availability and the requirements of the ORNL mentor/project 

      Full-time and part-time appointments  |  Minimum GPA - 2.5/4.0  |  U.S. Citizen or Legal Permanent Resident (LPR)  |  Stipend based on academic status  |  Limited travel and housing allowances (if eligible)  |  Professional development activities 
      Visit http://www.orau.org/ornl/hereatornl/ or contact ORNL Science Education Programs at  ornledu@orau.org for more information!
    • Engineering and Science Research Opportunities at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) – Oak Ridge, TN  
      Appointments for Summer 2017! Apply NOW to the Nuclear Engineering Science Laboratory Synthesis Programs (NESLS) Program at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) – Summer 2017  Must apply at https://www.zintellect.com/Posting/Details/2649 by February 28, 2017 for Summer term ·Current AAS, BS, MS, and PhD students – Majors related to Engineering, Earth and Geosciences, Environmental and Marine Sciences, Life Health and Medical Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics, Nanotechnology, Chemistry, Physics, International Relations, Political Science, Government, Policy, Risk Analysis, Science Writing, Public Affairs, and Computer Sciences ·Stipend based on academic status – range from $529/week to $935/week for full-time; pro-rated for part-time ·Travel/Housing assistance (if eligible) ·Professional development activities ·Minimum GPA - 3.0/4.0 ·Open to U.S. Citizens, Legal Permanent Residents (LPR) and Eligible International Citizenship Visit  http://www.orau.org/ornl or contact ORNL Education Programs at  ornledu@orau.org for more information!