Toxicology Postdoctoral Research
at ORAU/ORISE DoD Programs

Date Posted: 12/1/2018

Opportunity Description

The application for this opportunity is now available on Zintellect, a custom-designed application system for all ORISE opportunities. To be considered for this opportunity, please apply at To search and apply for other internships, experiential learning opportunities, academic fellowships and scholarships, please visit One ORISE research opportunity is available at the USACE - Environmental Lab. The research opportunity will be located in Vicksburg, MS. U.S. Citizenship is required. The ideal candidate will have received a PhD in Molecular Biology, Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, Toxicology, or related field within the past five years. This is a twelve month appointment, with the opportunity to be renewed for additional twelve month terms. This opportunity includes, but is not limited to, the following: The ORISE postdoctoral researcher will gain experience in a variety of environmental research activities including, but not limited to, predictive toxicology, systems biology, molecular biology, and computational biology. The participant will support a wide array of research opportunities, which might include the use of zebrafish for predictive toxicology, development of a dashboard, bioinformatics, and novel approaches for environmental toxicology. The ideal candidate will have a strong publication record, and demonstration of ability to work in an interdisciplinary environment. The participant will receive mentoring from federal research scientists and technicians and assist in meeting research obligations with the opportunity to create publications and/or technical reports. Check that all network cables are plugged in. Verify that airplane mode is turned off. Make sure your wireless switch is turned on. See if you can connect to mobile broadband. Restart your router. Click here for more information

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Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) administers Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) research participation programs for civilians such as:

The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Program that allow senior scientists, faculty; high school, bachelor’s, masters’ and doctoral students, and recent graduates to enhance their science education experience in projects and activities at our Department of Defense (DOD) and other Government and Private Industry customers’ laboratories and research facilities worldwide.

The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) Research Associateship Program (RAP) allow Postdoctoral Fellows, Journeyman Fellows (undergraduate and graduates students and recent graduates), Senior Researchers, and Summer Faculty engage in research initiatives of their own choice, that are compatible with the interests of the government and will potentially contribute to the general effort of the ARL. Scientists and engineers at ARL help shape and execute the Army's program for meeting the challenge of developing technologies that will support Army forces in meeting future operational needs.

Research opportunities include, but are not limited to the following disciplines: Aerospace Engineering, Anthropology, Archeology, Biology, Biochemistry, Biological Engineering, Biomechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Health Risk Assessment, Environmental Science, Entomology, Epidemiology, Ergonomics, Geology, Health Education Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, Mathematics, Nanotechnology, Photonics, Physics, Public Health Economics, Public Health Policy, and more.

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