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Postdoctoral Fellowship in Environmental Epidemiology and Climate and Health

We have an immediate opening for a postdoctoral fellowship in environmental epidemiology. The fellow will contribute to several environmental epidemiology projects on climate and health and environmental justice as part of ongoing research in the Department of Environmental Health and Engineering (PI: Jaime Madrigano). The fellow will lead analyses and manuscripts assessing the health impacts of extreme heat, green space, and structural racism, with opportunities to interact with practitioners and community partners. The successful candidate will have strong methodological skills and an interest in environmental justice, health equity, and research translation. 

Training opportunities

The postdoctoral fellow will work with a dedicated mentor in a supportive research environment. Training in epidemiologic methods, climate change and health, and manuscript/grant writing will be provided. In addition, the fellow will be encouraged to pursue career development activities, present at professional conferences, develop independent research projects, and apply for a K99/R00 or other research grants.


Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent graduate degree in epidemiology, environmental health sciences, biostatistics, or related field. Strong programming and data management skills in SAS, R, or Stata as well as excellent writing skills are required. Additional desired qualifications include experience in climate change and health, environmental justice, community-based research, spatial analyses, and causal inference. A dynamic thinker who enjoys collaborative research will fit well. 

Additional details

The position is a two-year appointment with the possibility of extension contingent upon satisfactory performance. The start date is flexible but anticipated to begin in fall of 2023. To apply, email a cover letter describing experience and research interests, CV, and list of three references with contact information to Jaime Madrigano ( with “Postdoctoral Position” in the subject line.

We are seeking candidates with a commitment to contributing to a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment for all members of our community. The Johns Hopkins University is an equal opportunity employer.