Research Scientist, Atmospheri...

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

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Organization and Job ID**

Job ID: 305893

Directorate: Earth & Biological Sciences

Division: Atmospheric Sciences & Global Change

Group: Atmospheric Measurements & Data Science
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Job Description**

We are seeking an early career scientist (level 1) to support an array of applied atmospheric sciences, toxicology, emergency management, risk assessment, and chemical safety & security projects. The successful candidate will be responsible for the development and application of the Department of Energy (DOE) protective action criteria (PAC) and chemical mixture methodology (CMM). H/she will apply technical methodologies to derive PAC values and health code numbers (HCNs) for hazardous chemicals. The successful candidate will develop and test user-friendly tools for assessing the human health impacts resulting from the airborne release of hazardous chemicals and chemical mixtures. H/she will be able to provide technical support for the application of the CMM for an array of national and international users. The successful candidate will participate in the development and presentation of international chemical safety and security workshops. H/she will participate in in situ imaging experiments of liquid interfaces and conduct data analysis of imaging mass spectrometry using statistical approaches.
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Minimum Qualifications**
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Bachelor's degree with 0-1 years experience or a Master's degree.
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Expected to contribute professionally, applying basic theories, principles, methods, tools and technologies to well-defined assignments of limited scope.
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Preferred Qualifications**
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Master’s degree in environmental sciences, atmospheric sciences, applied toxicology, chemical engineering, or related discipline AND at least 2 years of work experience after the highest degree.
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Strong capabilities for working with Matlab, PowerPoint, Excel, and the programming of Excel macros.
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Strong experience with applied toxicology, emergency preparedness and management, consequence and risk assessment, and the application of atmospheric dispersion models.
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Experience in large mass spectrometry data set analysis, image processing, data base, statistical analysis, and descriptive toxicology.
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Ability to perform independent hands-on research in the laboratory setting and follow safety requirements.
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Strong communication skills and the ability to work both independently and in a group setting with multiple investigators are critical.
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Demonstrated evidence of the ability to contribute to peer-reviewed publications, make technical presentations, mentor students, and coordinate student intern research projects is strongly desired.
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Equal Employment Opportunity**

PNNL is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse, talented workforce. EOE Disability/Vet/M/F/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. Staff at PNNL must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States.
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Directorate: * *Earth & Biological Sciences*
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Job Category: * *Scientists/Scientific Support*
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Group: * *Atmospheric Measur & Data Sci*
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Opening Date: * *2016-11-01*
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Closing Date: * *2016-11-08*

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