Postdoctoral Associate Position in Exposure Science/Environmental Epidemiology

The Yale School of Public Health is seeking applications from PhD or other doctoral-level degree holders for a postdoctoral associate position in environmental exposure science/environmental epidemiology. The successful candidate will play a leading role in a federally funded study of water quality and human health impacts of unconventional oil and gas (UO&G) production in the Appalachian Basin. This position will entail development and application of an epidemiologic analysis of drinking water contamination by UO&G activities and risk of perinatal health outcomes. Other responsibilities will include field work, including conducting interviews, and collecting drinking water samples. Strong emphasis will be placed on career development, communication skills, grantsmanship, and interdisciplinary research. The candidate will collaborate with two other postdoctoral associates, graduate students, and an interdisciplinary team of senior scientists with expertise in environmental heath, epidemiology, statistics, hydrology, and chemistry. Graduate-level training and research in epidemiology or exposure science are essential for this position. Previous experience with field work and statistical analyses preferred. The appointment is available for 24 months with a possibility of an extension for one additional year.

To apply, please submit the following to:

  • A cover letter
  • CV
  • Research statement
  • Two reference letters

Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Questions? Contact Professor Nicole Deziel at

Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from women, members of minority groups, persons with disabilities and protected veterans.