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Graduate Research Assistantship, Tufts University (Medford, MA)

Impact of Construction Activities on Air Quality in Boston Neighborhoods

Funding is available for a graduate student to work with a faculty member in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and a community partner, Alternatives for Community & Environment (ACE) in Boston. The project involves monitoring air quality before and during construction activities in Roxbury to measure the impacts on air quality in downwind neighborhoods. Send inquiries to Professor John Durant, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Tufts University, Medford, MA, 02155; email: john.durant@tufts.edu

Environmental Analyst, Boston Department of Public Health (Boston, MA)

The project coordinator will be responsible for coordinating day-to-day activities for the Climate Change Adaptation project under a US CDC cooperative agreement. He/she will be responsible for working with the Chief of Air Toxics in the Environmental Toxicology Program in the Bureau of Environmental Health, and others to implement all aspects of the CDC climate change adaptation project. This will include coordination and implementation of CDC’s Building Resilience Against Climate Effects (BRACE) framework to evaluate climate change health impacts of greatest concern in Massachusetts that can be integrated into adaptation plans by local health departments in the Commonwealth. Learn more/apply.

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