Building Science/ Indoor Air Quality Scientist Sought-School of Architecture - Carnegie Mellon University

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Building Science/ Indoor Air Quality Scientist Sought

Application Deadline 14 June

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Washington D.C. has a position opening for a Building Science/ Indoor Air Quality Scientist.

Review Announcement and Apply [Link]  Application Deadline June 14, 2010.

Job Announcement Title: Physical Scientist, GS 1301, Grade 12/13
Announcement #: LV-OAR-DE-2010-0004

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is recruiting for a dynamic individual with technical expertise in building science and a strong interest in helping to shape national and international science and policy on a wide range of indoor air quality issues.  These include green building practices, mold and moisture control, asthma management, and climate change adaptation and disaster response strategies, among other issues. The incumbent will work with a wide range of stakeholders to develop and integrate indoor air quality improvement practices into major governmental and non-governmental programs related to green buildings, energy efficiency and energy retrofit programs, and programs
addressing children's health issues in homes, schools, and offices.

The successful applicant will have outstanding written and oral communication skills and will have experience in building design, construction, operations, and/or problem diagnostic practices. The position is located within the Office of Air and Radiation's Indoor Environments Division in Washington DC and is being announced as a Physical Scientist  GS 1301 grade 12/13 level.  The Indoor Environments Division is responsible for developing and implementing non-regulatory
strategies integrating science, policy and communications to reduce risks from indoor air contaminants.