Human Health Risk Analysis

Saturday, November 3, 2012
Job Type: 
Job Rank: 
PhD Student
Job Institution: 
Michigan State University
Job Description: 

The Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering Program at Michigan State University is looking for qualified Ph.D. students to carry out research projects in the following areas: 1) Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment (QMRA) and risk management; and 2) Systems biology and dose-response modeling. We are a multidisciplinary group that includes chemical exposure modeling and biophysical processes and ecological modeling of chemicals and microbes in the environment. Students will work on interdisciplinary projects with collaborators in food, agricultural and environmental engineering, crops and soil sciences, public health and microbiology across campus. The ideal candidate will possess a M.S. in Biosystems, Agricultural, or Environmental Engineering; however, candidates with an M.S. in environmental sciences with strong analytical modeling, quantitative analysis and/or engineering experience are also encouraged to apply. Interested candidates are encouraged to send a single pdf file that includes a cover letter that outlines the applicant's research interests, CV, and a list of at least three references, to: Jade Mitchell, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Michigan State University, Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, 524 S. Shaw Lane, Farrall Hall, Room 206, East Lansing, MI 48824 (jade@msu.edu).