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EPA Postdoctoral Fellowship in Applied Molecular Ecology

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)


A postdoctoral research project training opportunity is available at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Office of Research and Development (ORD), Center for Environmental Measurement and Modeling (CEMM), Atlantic Coastal Environmental Sciences Division (ACESD) located in Narragansett, Rhode Island.

ACESD conducts research to enhance the understanding of the effects of human activity on land and waters of the Atlantic seaboard. Researchers collect and analyze data to provide tools for diagnosing and predicting the effects of this activity on aquatic resources and wildlife. ACESD provides research support to EPA Program & Regional Offices and state & local governments. For additional information regarding the Atlantic Coastal Environmental Sciences Division, visit the home page at https://www.epa.gov/aboutepa/about-atlantic-coastal-environmental-sciences-division.

Research Project: The focus of this research project is to develop and apply molecular information within an ecological context, to advance EPA's ability to quantitatively predict the ecological risks of human-mediated stressors.

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  • Leslie Nanninga

Biologist I & Biologist II

City of San Diego


Biologist I positions perform professional-level microbiological and biological tests and toxicological analyses and interpretations of potable water, wastewater, ocean and freshwater samples; examine, classify and count aquatic plant and animal specimens; assist in the more difficult microbiological, biological and toxicological analyses; and perform other duties as assigned.

Biologist II positions perform professional, journey-level and more difficult microbiological, biological tests and toxicological analyses and interpretations of potable water, wastewater, ocean and freshwater samples; examine, classify and count aquatic plant and animal specimens; and perform other duties as assigned.

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  • Leslie Nanninga

Water Quality Manager

Irvine Ranch Water District


The Irvine Ranch Water District is accepting applications for a Water Quality Manager who under general direction, will plan, organize, oversee and supervise the efficient operation of the Water Quality Group, including complex laboratory water quality analyses, equipment and quality control/quality assurance, regulatory reports, and water quality projects. The incumbent will manage a full-time staff of 20 people as well as temporary employees and interns, water quality analyses include drinking water, wastewater, recycled water, stormwater, biosolids, and air quality.

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