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13 October 2017

Assistant Professor in Environmental Health
New Mexico State University
Las Cruces NM

The Department of Public Health Sciences at New Mexico State University (NMSU) seeks a faculty member with expertise in Environmental Health.  The position includes a 9-month, tenure-track appointment and salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.  Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Environmental Health, Public Health, or another closely related field.  Responsibilities include conducting research, teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, advising graduate students, and contributing to the service mission of the Department and the College (

NMSU is a comprehensive and accredited land-grant institution of higher learning. Exceeding $140 million in research and public service expenditures, NMSU is classified as a Hispanic-serving institution by the federal government with a total minority enrollment over 48%.  Faculty at NMSU participate NIH funded student training programs and in several NIH funded statewide and regional networks which provide opportunities for pilot funding for new faculty.  NMSU is located in Las Cruces, which features desert mesas, the farmlands of the Rio Grande Valley, and the Organ Mountains, an extension of the Rocky Mountain chain. The University is committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment.

Initial review of applications will begin November 15, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. The start date for this position is August 2018.  Applicants are requested to submit a letter of interest, a CV, a statement of research interests, and names and contact information for three professional references through the university job portal directly at Questions about this position may be directed to Joe Tomaka at or 575-646-3525.

New Mexico State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; Minorities, Females, Veterans, and those with a Disability are encouraged to apply.

Expires on: 1 December 2017


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