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Lowell, Massachusetts
United States
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EH&S Engineer/Specialist: Single site
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Toxicology Professional: Single site
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Environmental Services
Experience level:
3-5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
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Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Support Specialist

TURI Science / EHS Support Specialist

The Toxics Use Reduction Institute (TURI) is a research, policy and education institute located at UMass Lowell, whose main responsibility is to implement the Commonwealth’s Toxics Use Reduction Act. The Institute assists Massachusetts companies, environmental health and safety professionals, and communities in their toxics use reduction efforts through education and training, research, grants, laboratory services, information and technical support for companies and communities. The Institute also manages the TURA program’s Science Advisory Board, which evaluates chemical hazards.


  • Gather information for the Science Advisory Board on chemical toxicity, environmental effects, and physical properties; tasks will include researching and organizing information as well as performing literature reviews.
  • Gather and analyze EHS information for research, for industry and community toxics use reduction (TUR) projects and alternatives assessment.
  • Assist with defining TURA chemical categories, determining degradation pathways for industrial chemicals, and identifying substances with similar chemistries.
  • Attend Science Advisory Board meetings and provide administrative support for those meetings.
  • This position involves occasional local travel


  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental science, chemistry, occupational or public health or related technical field; master’s degree in technical/scientific discipline preferred
  • Two years' directly related experience; postgraduate education may be substituted for experience
  • Demonstrated research skills, including web-based research
  • Familiarity with industrial chemicals, their properties and health/ environmental effects
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively on project teams
  • Demonstrated strong analytical skills
  • Experience and/or education in:
    • Toxics use reduction and pollution prevention
    • Toxicology
    • Chemical environmental effects
    • Chemistry
    • Chemical alternatives assessment


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please include a resume, cover letter and writing sample with your application. The writing sample can be on any subject. Names and contact information of three references will be required during the application process.

Only Internal Professional (SEIU 888 Professional Union) Bargaining candidates will be considered during the first 10 business days of the posting. All other candidates will be considered after that period. 

Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.       

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in this area. The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.






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