NIOSH Mining Employment Opportunities
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Mining program recruits to fill a diverse range of research and operational positions on an ongoing basis.
Most of these positions are within the Office of Mine Safety and Health Research (OMSHR), which has research centers in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Spokane, Washington. We solicit candidates in all mining-applicable disciplines, including chemistry, physics, social sciences, and engineering (mining, chemical, mechanical, electrical, and biomechanical). We also solicit operational candidates in administration, communication, and information technology.
Employment opportunities through USAJobs
We seek employees through postings on USAJobs (www.usajobs.gov) and several other venues. Our currently active USAJobs positions are listed below and you can be alerted to our future openings by creating a USAJobs saved search containing the text "OMSHR". Even if we do not have a USAJobs posting that matches your qualifications, we are still interested in talking with you to discuss upcoming opportunities that may provide a good fit with your credentials.
NIOSH also has a special hiring program for Associate and Senior Research Fellows. This program provides opportunities for candidates with advanced degrees in scientific areas and hires experts from around the world.
Advantages of working for the NIOSH Mining Program
For more information on job openings, contact: Andrea Pascoe-Conteen, 412-386-5115, OMSHRRecruitment@cdc.gov.
OMSHR plans to hire a number of high-priority research and administrative positions in the coming months. Candidates can prepare their credentials and request information in advance. Some of these positions include:
- Visual information specialists
- Computer engineers
- Health communication specialists
No current openings.
- The Changing Organization of Work and the Safety and Health of Working People: Knowledge Gaps and Research Directions
- The Evolving Mining Workforce: Training Issues
- History of the Mining Program
- NIOSH Mining Update - New Publications 1995-96
- Optimizing Secondary Roof Support with the NIOSH Support Technology Optimization Program (STOP)
- Pillar and Roof Span Design Guidelines for Underground Stone Mines
- Program of Research - A Summary of Research in Progress during Fiscal Years 98
- A Review of NIOSH and U.S. Bureau of Mines Research to Improve Miners' Health and Safety Training
- Toolbox Training For Construction Aggregate Miners
- USBM Health and Safety Legacy Continues Under NIOSH
- Page last reviewed: 8/23/2016
- Page last updated: 9/27/2016
- Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Mining Program