Scientists/Analysts and Technical Experts (contingent)

Current Status: Healthy Housing Solutions, Inc. (Solutions) is not actively seeking additional Variable Part-Time Employees (VPTs). If you would like to still be considered, applications will be accepted and kept on file for a period of one year. Applications may be reviewed periodically during that timeframe, but applicants should be advised that an immediate response is unlikely.

  • Environmental Public Health
  • Residential Building Science
  • Toxicology
  • Epidemiology
  • Industrial Hygiene
  • Environmental or Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Statistics
  • Economics and economic evaluation
  • Public Policy
  • Health and risk communication
  • Computer science (particularly software/app development and web design)
  • Program Evaluation
  • Strategic Planning
  • Applied Field Research
  • Green Building and Universal Design
  • Community Development
  • Housing Rehabilitation and Specification Development
  • Medicine and nursing

VPT employees are recruited continuously  though assignments may not be available immediately.  As a Solutions VPT employee, you will join our growing roster of highly qualified professionals interested in improving communities and community health through the lens of residential health and safety.  Positions may include both long and short-term opportunities. Assignments are offered to VPT employees based on the availability of work requiring a specific skill set or area of expertise.  Assignments could include, but are not limited to, the following types of work:

  • Applied field research and evaluation
  • Development and/or review of technical guidance documents or manuscripts
  • Collecting, analyzing and managing health, housing, and environmental health data
  • Risk assessment
  • Economic evaluation
  • Development of web-based or mobile applications
  • Technical, policy or regulatory analysis
  • Strategic planning
  • Policy development

VPT Scientist/Analyst or Technical Expert

Qualifications:

Junior level: Undergraduate degree in area of expertise or related field and at least two years of professional experience.

Intermediate level: Master’s degree in area of experience or related field and at least five years of professional experience.*

Senior level: PhD in area of expertise or related field and at least five years of professional experience or Master’s degree and at least eight years of professional experience.*

*Additional years of relevant professional experience may be substituted for an advanced degree.

Location:

Solutions is located in Columbia, MD, but in most cases qualified VPT candidates may be located anywhere in the U.S. and complete assignments by telecommuting.

Salary:
Competitive hourly rate based on qualifications and negotiated at time of hire.

Applications due by:
Continuous recruitment.

Anticipated start date:
Not applicable. Assignments are offered to VPT employees based on the availability of work requiring a specific skill set or area of expertise.

Contact:
M. Harvey

Additional Resources:

VPT fillable application cover form [pdf]