UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
Professor and Chair of Environmental Health Sciences
The Jonathan and Karin Fielding School of Public Health is undertaking a search for the position of Chair of the Department of Environmental Health Sciences (http://ehs.ph.ucla.edu/). The successful candidate should be recognized internationally as a distinguished scholar in an environmental health related discipline; have a strong track record of extramural funding; and possess demonstrated leadership abilities. A complete job description is available at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF00110. To be assured full consideration, applicants should submit a CV, personal statement, and cover letter online at: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF00110.
Informal inquiries should be directed to: Professor Hilary Godwin (firstname.lastname@example.org; (310) 794-9112); Chair, EHS Chair Search Committee; UCLA Fielding School of Public Health; Box 951772, CHS 66-062B; Los Angeles, CA 90095-1772.
We expect the appointment to be at the rank of Full Professor with tenure. Salary will be determined based on the candidate’s experience and qualifications. The search committee will begin considering applications December 1, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled. The earliest possible start date for these positions is July 1, 2014. AA/EOE Employer.
Applications from women and underrepresented minority candidates are especially welcome.
Research Positions in Molecular and Cellular Signaling, Neuroscience, and Developmental or Reproductive Biology
The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is recruiting for multiple full-time appointments at either the tenure-track or tenure-eligible level in the areas of Molecular and Cellular Signaling, Neuroscience, and Developmental or Reproductive Biology. The NIEHS is located in the Research Triangle Park (RTP), a world renowned academic intensive research center in North Carolina and an area well known for its high quality of life. The successful candidates are expected to lead innovative, independent research programs on any fundamental aspect of research in the above three areas of interest which form a basis for understanding the effects of the environment on human health. Investigators in the NIH intramural program have no formal teaching duties and minimal administrative responsibilities. They are funded internally with the potential for generous long-term continuous support. In exchange they are expected to engage directly in the conduct of research with students, postdoctoral fellows and support staff and to collaborate with their colleagues to solve important scientific problems related to the Institute’s mission. Excellent start-up funds, salary, and benefits packages will be provided to the selected applicants; they will also have access to state-of-the-art research core facilities. Applicants should have a Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent doctoral degree with at least 3 years of postdoctoral research experience in their field and an outstanding publication record. The emphasis will be on identifying exceptional scientists with innovative and productive research programs. Applications from women and under-represented minorities are strongly encouraged. Appointees may be U.S. citizens, resident aliens, or non-resident aliens with, or eligible to obtain, a valid employment-authorization visa. Interested persons should send their curriculum vitae and a two page statement of research interests and goals in a single PDF format document, and arrange for 3 letters of recommendation to be sent to Ms. Emily Starnes at email@example.com citing Vacancy Announcement DIR 14-1. Paper applications will not be accepted. We will begin evaluating applications on February 3, 2014. The vacancies will remain open until they are filled.
Assistant/Associate Professor of Environmental Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology
Harvard School of Public Health
The Department of Environmental Health at the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) is seeking an outstanding candidate for the position of assistant or associate professor of environmental reproductive and perinatal epidemiology in the Environmental and Occupational Medicine and Epidemiology (EOME) Program. This is a tenure-ladder position, with the academic rank to be determined in accordance with the successful candidate’s experience and productivity.
Candidates for this position will hold a PhD, ScD, or equivalent doctoral degree, and will have a demonstrated record of research accomplishments in environmental health as it relates to reproductive, perinatal and pediatric health outcomes. S/he will have a strong background in environmental science, epidemiology and reproductive/perinatal/pediatric health.
We especially seek candidates with creative and comprehensive approaches to applying epidemiologic methods to study the impact of environmental exposures (e.g., metals, organic chemicals, air pollutants, physical agents, among others) on human fertility, pregnancy and birth outcomes, and childhood health. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an independent research program, to engage in collaborative studies, to teach graduate-level courses relating to exposure science, and to supervise graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.
Please apply to: http://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/5043
For questions, please contact:
Department of Environmental Health
Harvard School of Public Health
665 Huntington Avenue, Building 1, Room 1301
Boston, MA 02115
Harvard University seeks to find, develop, promote, and retain the world’s best scholars. Harvard is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged.
Information on resources for career development and work/life balance at HSPH can be found at: http://hsph.me/resources-career-development-and-work-life-balance.
Chair, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences
School of Public Health
University of Washington
The Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences (EOHS) at the University of Washington invites applications and nominations for the full-time position of Professor, with tenure, and Chair, to succeed Professor David Kalman, who is stepping down after 15 years in this role.
The individual selected will lead one of the nation’s top departments in this field, with 47 regular faculty (including emeritus faculty) and 71 adjunct, clinical, and affiliate faculty, 80 graduate and 40 undergraduate students; 120 permanent staff and approximately 20 temporary staff, and an estimated annual operating budget of $40 million. Its robust and varied research portfolio includes 18 specialized centers, institutes, and research programs, ranging from children’s environmental health to occupational safety and health, from ecogenetics and infectious diseases to nanotoxicology, from agricultural safety and health to clean air research to oceans and human health. Academic programs include a BS in Environmental Health; MPH programs in Environmental and Occupational Health, and Occupational and Environmental Medicine; MS programs in Environmental Health, Exposure Sciences, and Toxicology; PhD programs in Environmental and Occupational Hygiene and Toxicology; and residency training in Occupational and Environmental Medicine. There are strong collaborations within the School of Public Health and across the University of Washington, especially with the School of Medicine, the School of Nursing, College of the Environment, the College of Built Environments, and the College of Engineering, and with local, state, regional, and global partners in academia, government, industry, labor, and civil society.
The University of Washington School of Public Health is one of the nation’s leading Schools of Public Health. It consists of four departments in addition to EOHS:, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Global Health, and Health Services. The School’s regular faculty numbers about 250, and the student body is about 1200. Dozens of research centers and institutes address virtually every aspect of public health. The University’s 15 Schools and Colleges include all health disciplines, arts and sciences, law, public affairs, business, environment, engineering, architecture, urban planning, and more. Key external affiliations include the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, the Group Health Research Institute, the Veterans Administration, Public Health-Seattle& King County, and agencies of the State of Washington, to name a few. Seattle is a thriving global health hub, with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and numerous non-governmental organizations. Seattle is also one of the nation’s most livable cities, with great neighborhood character, a strong economy, a relaxed lifestyle, and easy access to the Cascades, the Olympics, Puget Sound, and the San Juan Islands.
The ideal candidate will have a distinguished record of achievement as a researcher, educator, and leader, and a national and international reputation. Qualifications include a PhD, MD, or other doctoral degree in a field related to the Department’s research and academic programs. While he or she may have specialized in any subfield of EOHS, a broad appreciation of the entire field, and a vision of future growth in the field, are essential. Other attributes we seek include:
- A broad vision of EOHS, ranging from the molecular to the global, from science to policy, from traditional sanitarian concerns to emerging issues such as nanotechnology, sustainability, the built environment, and global change.
- Strong leadership skills, combining the abilities to listen respectfully, incorporate varied viewpoints, build consensus, and act decisively.
- Strong management skills, including the ability to manage people and budgets in a complex department, in the context of a complex university, in a dynamic fiscal environment.
- The ability to recruit stellar faculty, to a Department that anticipates considerable faculty turnover due to retirements over the next decade.
- A strong commitment to mentoring and developing students, faculty, and staff.
- A passion for rigorous science, excellent training in a relevant discipline, a record of achievement as evidenced by publications, grant support, and professional recognition, an appreciation for the many disciplines that comprise EOHS, and a strong track record of interdisciplinarity.
- A sincere commitment to, and track record of, collaboration.
- A passion for education, including a strong track record as a teacher, a love of students, and a vision for pedagogy as it will change in coming years.
- A sincere commitment to, and track record of, promoting diversity.
- Excellent communication skills, including the ability to articulate a vision for the field, and to communicate effectively with multiple constituencies, including faculty, students, State and federal government and other policy-makers, industry, labor, civil society, and others.
Submit a letter of interest, describing your interest, experience and vision; curriculum vitae; and the names of four references to firstname.lastname@example.org (c/o EOHS Chair Search Advisory Committee Chairperson). Review of applications will begin December 7, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to email@example.com
The University of Washington is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, underrepresented minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans. The School of Public Health is committed to a diverse academic community. We view diversity as essential to our mission. For more information please see the following website: http://www.washington.edu/diversity/. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service.
Colorado State University
College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Postdoctoral Fellow: Biomass Cookstoves and Health
The Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences at Colorado State University has an immediate opening for a post-doctoral research fellow to work on a NIH-funded project examining exposure to cookstove emissions and health effects in Honduras. Research will occur in collaboration with Drs. Jennifer Peel and Maggie Clark. The fellow’s responsibilities will include study design and logistical decisions, subject recruitment, field data collection, data management and analysis, and results interpretation and dissemination. The successful candidate will have or receive soon a doctoral degree in epidemiology, exposure science, or closely-related field. Preference will be given to candidates who have international field data collection experience in low-income countries, strong data management and analysis abilities, experience conducting personal and/or area air pollution measurements, demonstrated communication skills, organizational and time management skills, supervisory experience, and the ability to work independently and within collaborative teams. Fluency in Spanish is preferred. Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate an ability to advance the department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion through research, teaching and outreach with relevant programs, goals and activities.
The position is full-time with a multi-year duration, contingent upon satisfactory performance and continued funding. To apply, please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and list of three references to Ms. Jean Runyan (firstname.lastname@example.org). For full consideration, applications should be received by December 2, 2013. The position will remain open until filled. For further information, please visit: www.cvmbs.colostate.edu/erhs
Colorado State University is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates. Please contact Jennifer Peel (email@example.com) with any questions.
Temple University, College of Health Professions and Social Work
Assistant Professor of Environmental Health
Non-Tenure Track Appointment
Position Summary: The Department of Public Health at Temple University seeks an Assistant Professor, non-tenure track appointment to teach in its undergraduate and graduate programs. Specific responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate or graduate courses (3-4 per semester) in the content area of Environmental Health, curriculum evaluation, updates of existing courses, and serving on various departmental and university committees.
The Department of Public Health has several masters’ degrees, including the MPH, and a PhD in Public Health. With over 300 undergraduate majors, a CEPH accredited BS degree in public health is also offered. Public health education at Temple University has been accredited by the Council on Education in Public Health since 1985; current accreditation runs through 2016. The department has 26 full time faculty and numerous adjunct faculty from the community. Faculty have a diverse range of public health interests and research activities, including social and behavioral sciences, global health, epidemiology, biostatistics, environmental health, and health policy.
Appointment: The appointment is an Assistant Professor, 9-month, non-tenure track, faculty position within the Department of Public Health, which is housed in the College of Health Professions and Social Work. Salary is competitively set and full benefits are included with the position. This appointment is for one academic year, August 18, 2014 to June 30, 2015 with the potential for renewal.
Qualifications: Applicants must have a doctoral degree in a field relevant to the environment and human health, as well as a prior record of outstanding teaching, excellent oral and written communication skills, and an ability to interact with a variety of public health professionals. Teaching experience and expertise should include core environmental health competencies at the graduate and undergraduate level, and at least one of the following areas: environmental regulation and policy, GIS, workplace health and safety, or instrumentation and exposure assessment.
Please send curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, and an introductory letter to:
Public Health Faculty Search Committee
Department of Public Health
1301 Cecil B Moore Avenue
Ritter Annex, 9th floor
Philadelphia, PA 19122-6091
Electronic submissions may be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Temple University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution. People of color, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
FACULTY POSITION IN ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH
Department of Occupational and Environmental Health
The University of Iowa College of Public Health
The University of Iowa, College of Public Health invites applications for a tenure track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor in Environmental Health with an emphasis in water and global sustainability.
The University of Iowa Water Sustainability Initiative
As part of a 2009 university-wide initiative, the Provost formed ten new faculty positions for “cluster hiring” to advance research, education, and outreach on sustainability. A new faculty position in Environmental Health has been created as part of this cluster in water quality, sustainability and environmental health.
Department of Occupational and Environmental Health
The Department offers a rich environment for collaborative research. Twenty professors direct or participate in an array of funded research programs, including:
- A NIEHS-funded environmental health sciences core center
- A NIEHS-funded superfund research program
- NIH-funded training programs in international rural and environmental health
- A NIOSH-funded agricultural health research center
- A state funded agricultural health research and outreach center
- A CDC-funded injury prevention research center
Applications will be considered at the level of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate for this position will be expected to participate actively in an ambitious new multidisciplinary initiative in sustainability as well as teach courses, direct graduate thesis research, and develop an extramurally-funded research program.
New faculty with expertise in sustainability will complement the University’s considerable existing expertise in this area to form the core of this innovative multidisciplinary initiative. Participation in the Water Sustainability Initiative will be an important component in performance evaluations.
Examples of potential areas of teaching and scholarship for this faculty position include:
- Safe and sustainable water resources for humans
- Human health risk assessment for chemical and/or biological water contaminants
- Environmental epidemiology of water-borne diseases
- Global health issues of water quality and quantity
- Impact of global climate change on water and health
Iowa City is a vibrant Midwestern university town with an intellectual and cultural atmosphere, diverse international community, a dynamic downtown full of shops and restaurants that is adjacent to campus, great public education system, friendly people, affordable homes, easy commutes, and many other assets that make it one of the highest ranked cities in the country:
Applicants must hold a PhD or other doctorate in a relevant science or engineering field. Applicants should have publications in relevant peer-reviewed journals; clearly demonstrate potential to develop and lead a nationally prominent, externally funded, research program; and demonstrate experience, and commitment to excellence, in teaching.
To apply for this position, please visit http://jobs.uiowa.edu, faculty requisition #63494, where you will be asked to submit curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, and the names of three professional references. Please address inquiries and nominations to the search committee administrator, Ms. Wendy Walker at email@example.com.
You can visit our department website at http://cph.uiowa.edu/oeh/about/employment.html.
Additional information about the The University of Iowa Water Sustainability Initiative can be found at: http://www.iihr.uiowa.edu/watersustainability/?doing_wp_cron=1381430804.2023000717163085937500.
The Department of Occupational and Environmental Health is committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty. The University of Iowa is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We strongly encourage women and minorities to apply.
Tenure-track Assistant Professor and Honors Faculty
Division of Environmental Health Sciences
School of Public Health and Health Sciences and Commonwealth Honors College
The Department of Public Health (www.umass.edu/sphhs/public_health) and Commonwealth Honors College (www.honors.umass.edu) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invite applications for a full-time, state-funded tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the Division of Environmental Health Sciences (www.umass.edu/sphhs/ehs/index.html). The University of Massachusetts Amherst is located in beautiful Western Massachusetts and has easy access to several major metropolitan areas. It serves as the flagship campus of the UMass system, and is recognized as the top public research institution in New England. The School of Public Health and Health Sciences is a fully CEPH-accredited School of Public Health.
Position: The successful applicant will join a rapidly growing graduate program and faculty in Environmental Health Sciences and will also join the Commonwealth Honors College, the undergraduate honors college of the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Current areas of faculty research in the Environmental Health Sciences program in the Department of Public Health include environmental exposure assessment, dose-response modeling, developmental toxicology, environmental epigenetics, and endocrine disruptors. Duties of the position include: 1) establishing an outstanding independent research program; 2) participating in graduate teaching and undergraduate honors teaching (two honors courses per academic year); and 3) mentoring Public Health graduate and Honors College undergraduate students. Applicants with research interests in any area of environmental health will be considered; however, preference will be given to candidates with expertise in exposure science, environmental epidemiology, bioinformatics/computational biology, or global environmental health.
Qualifications: Successful candidates for this position must meet the following requirements: 1) completed a doctorate degree in Environmental Health Sciences, Public Health or a related field by September 2014; 2) evidence of independent and collaborative research; 3) strong record of peer reviewed publications commensurate with experience; 4) evidence of ability to teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels; and 5) interest in teaching undergraduate honors courses related to Environmental Health Sciences that meet UMass Amherst general education “biological science,” “physical science,” or “science interdisciplinary” designations (www.umass.edu/gened/).
Applications: The application review process will begin on December 2, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled, with an anticipated start date of September 1, 2014. Salary is commensurate with experience. Interested applicants should apply by submitting their cover letter, curriculum vitae, and research and teaching statements at http://umass.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=44351. Three letters of reference should be sent directly to Ms. Patty Ryan at searchEHS@umass.edu.
The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply. The University seeks to increase the diversity of its professoriate, workforce and undergraduate and graduate student populations because broad diversity is critical to achieving the University’s mission of excellence in education, research, educational access and service in an increasingly globalized society. Therefore, in holistically assessing many qualifications of each applicant of any race or gender we would factor favorably an individual’s record of conduct that students and colleagues with broadly diverse perspectives, experiences and backgrounds in educational, research or other work activities. Among other qualifications, we would also factor favorably experience overcoming or helping others overcome barriers to an academic career or degree.