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This is an incredibly exciting time to be a part of the Abt team! The Division of Health and Environment (DHE) is rapidly growing our domestic health and environment portfolios as we expand our footprint in these thriving markets. As we race into the years ahead, we will continue to serve as a trusted advisor to our clients in providing innovative, evidence-driven solutions that contribute to a healthier environment and the health and safety of individuals, families, and communities. We are market leaders in providing policy and regulatory support; advancing public health and clinical epidemiology; providing environmental science, natural resource management, and ecosystem restoration; shaping healthcare policy and health services delivery; responding to mental health and substance use disorders; and studying the criminal justice system. If you want to work in a dynamic and collaborative work environment that fosters professional growth and promotes a culture of innovation, thought leadership, technical excellence, and collaboration, Abt is the right place for you!
Equity, Diversity & Inclusion
At Abt Associates, we are committed to creating a lasting culture of equity, diversity and inclusion and recognize that in order to achieve full participation, our practices must be free of prejudice, discrimination, and bias that result in inequitable outcomes. We are actively working to advance equity for everyone, and while we still have much work to do, we know that racial and cultural diversity are an asset to our business and the communities where we live and serve. Our ongoing commitment is focused on creating business practices that advance racial and social equity, investments in community impact programs for the benefit of Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC), and expand upon project work related to racial equity and social justice.
Abt Associates seeks a qualified Senior Associate/Scientist join our interdisciplinary team conducting novel and required research in support of national-level environmental programs. Projects encompass support of various environmental regulations, toxicology profiles of chemical contaminants, human health risk assessment, exposure assessment/modeling, and methods development in these areas
The successful candidate will conduct research, literature reviews, including systematic reviews, and statistical and other quantitative analyses including dose-response modeling to support the above-mentioned projects. The successful candidate will develop new business and direct and manage the planning, design, and implementation of technical project protocols and procedures. The position holder will serve as the primary client contact and translate client needs and/or objectives into specific deliverables.
Federal government agencies, such as the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) and the Environmental Protection Agency, as well as state agencies and foundations call on us to conduct policy-driven research and evaluate their key programs.
Key Roles and Responsibilities
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, this position will be based as a telecommuter for the foreseeable future. Only when Abt reopens offices to all employees will there be an expectation that new hires return to the geographical office to which they were hired.
Abt Associates is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse workforce. Abt Associates provides market-competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits.