Data Analyst

Healthy Building Network (HBN) is a national nonprofit that aspires to improve human and environmental health by eliminating toxic chemical exposures.

HBN envisions a future where all people and the environment thrive when the environment is free of toxic chemicals, knowing that the impacts from chemical exposures fall disproportionately upon marginalized communities, people of color, low-income communities, and children.

Our goal is to create change by improving chemical hazard transparency and inspiring product innovation. Since 2000, HBN works nationally and has been a sought-after partner because of our innovative and solutions-based technology platforms, research, and policies that elevate human health and environmental justice a top priority in the green chemistry and safer product industry.

This position will support HBN’s Data Hub, a repository of chemical and product hazard data used to evaluate and compare the environmental, and human health characteristics of chemicals, materials, and products.  Within the Data Hub is Pharos, which contains our Chemical and Material Library (CML), a trusted, complete, up-to-date, actionable, and unique source of chemical and hazard data. This data is used by manufacturers across diverse industry sectors such as cosmetics, food packaging, aerospace, building products, cleaning products, and electronics companies to enable hazard assessments, product assessments, and informed solution-making.

The primary role of the Data Systems Analyst would be to perform various tasks related to maintaining and improving the Data Hub (in particular its CML) and supporting HBN’s research initiatives. The Analyst will also be responsible for responding to customer questions and requests and hosting webinars, training, and demonstrations of the tool.

We are looking for a Data Analyst with a degree in chemistry or biology. The successful candidate will help mine, load & maintain publicly available chemical data into our Pharos database to feed our downstream systems. This data includes chemical hazards, functional use, restricted substances lists, chemical structures, identifiers, and related content.

The candidate will take responsibility for overseeing our data set, developing reports, and troubleshooting data issues. To do well in this role the candidate will need a fine eye for detail, experience as a data analyst, chemical structure and nomenclature knowledge, and an understanding of popular data extraction and database tools.

Critical Competencies for Success:




Location Flexible – HBN has staff located throughout the US


How to Apply:

Email a cover letter and resume to

Please, no phone calls. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.