Assistant - Associate Professor Of Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety | Jobs
As part of its strategic plan, Oregon State University is building on its existing strengths in the core disciplines of public health and human sciences by hiring 1-2 new faculty with expertise in Environmental and Occupational Health/Safety to establish a CEPH accredited College of Public Health and Human Sciences.
This is a full-time (1.00 FTE), 9-mo. tenure-track appointment for Assist/Assoc Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health/Safety.
Required qualifications include:
- A doctoral degree in Public Health, Environmental Health Sciences, Occupational Health/Safety or related field.
- Applicants may apply prior to completing their doctorate, but candidates must have earned a PhD by the start date of employment.
- Graduate training in Public Health (i.e. either MPH or doctoral degree in a public health field) is required, as is demonstrated expertise in public health as reflected by academic training, research teaching and/or service, and a research focus aligned with the focus of the College.
- A commitment to high teaching standards.
- Candidates must have demonstrated success in extramural funding, peer-reviewed publications and a clearly defined research agenda commensurate with academic rank.
- At the Assistant Professor level, the faculty member must have an established research program supported by extramural funding or demonstrated potential to develop such a program.
- At the Associate Professor level, the candidate must have a record of scholarship and extramural funding.
Preferred qualifications include:
- Although all areas of environmental public health and occupational health/safety will be considered, we are especially interested in candidates with expertise in:
- public health toxicology
- exposure assessment
- occupational health/industrial hygiene
- and in emerging environmental health issues (e.g., built environment, chemical reform, gene-environment interactions, and health effects of climate change).
- We are also seeking candidates whose research focuses on under-served and international populations.
- A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity and ability to work collaboratively across disciplines.
Responsibilities include establishing an independent research program through external funding, advancing the University’s research agenda in the area of Environmental and Occupational Health/Safety, assisting in the establishment of a CEPH accredited College of Public Health and Human Sciences, teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, advising graduate students, and providing service to the practice community and the field of public health.
To see specific position announcements, job descriptions and requirements, and to apply, go to Posting Number 0010076.
For full consideration apply by February 15, 2013.
Appointments can begin immediately, with a preferred date of no later than Sept. 16, 2013.
Questions regarding the position should be directed to the chair of the search committee: