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Job Title: Toxicologist - Public Health Scientist - Environmental Health Scientist
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Organization: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
Posted: 3/24/2018
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Public Health - General
Industry: Government
Number of Openings: 6
Location: Lansing,  MI    USA
Compensation: $45,000 - $65,000
Position Description: This position will provide toxicological support to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services’ Division of Environmental Health in the Toxicology and Response Section. This is the entry-level toxicologist position and the successful candidate will be assigned to the Vapor Intrusion Unit, the Site Investigation Unit, or the Drinking Water Unit. As a trainee, the person in this position learns the methods for: evaluating environmental data from sites of chemical contamination; determining whether a public health hazard exists; making and following up on recommendations to protect public health; and documenting the findings in Health Consultations or other reports. The toxicologist collaborates with other federal, state, and local health, as well as regulatory agencies. The person in this position interacts with the public via meetings, telephone conversations, and field visits, responding to community health concerns. For more details and to apply, please visit: www.mphi.org/careers

Qualifications: Education: Possession of a master’s degree in a physical, biological, environmental science, or public health related field. Preferred education: Master’s degree in toxicology, OR possession of a master’s degree in a physical, biological, environmental science, or public health related field, with 10 semester (15 term) credits in toxicology, 14 semester (20 term) credits in chemistry (including inorganic, organic and biochemistry), and 24 semester (35 term) credits in any combination of the following: physiology, histology, pathology, statistics, environmental science, microbiology, physical or environmental chemistry (in addition to the above indicated 14 semester credits); anatomy, pharmacology, epidemiology, industrial hygiene, toxicology (in addition to the above indicated 10 semester credits); or, vertebrate biology or zoology may be substituted for the education requirement. Experience: Entry: No specific type or amount is required.

Organization Description: The MDHHS Division of Environmental Health serves to educate the people of Michigan and mitigate exposures to harmful contaminants in drinking water, air, and food. We are expanding our division to better serve the people of Michigan. Get a job where you can make a difference - join our team!

Closing Date: 6/30/2018
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Contact Name: Michelle Bruneau,  Toxicologist - Public Health Scientist - Environmental Health Scientist
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Contact Email: bruneaum@michigan.gov
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How to Apply: Applications will only be accepted through www.mphi.org/careers.

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