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UT Health Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (TT), Industrial Hygiene - Environmental and Occupational Health (EOH), School of Public Health in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (TT), Industrial Hygiene - Environmental and Occupational Health (EOH), School of Public Health

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

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UTHealth School of Public Health

Requisition #: 210000IP

The University of Texas School Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health invites applications to fill a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor in the Department of Epidemiology, Human Genetics and Environmental Sciences, on the Houston Campus located in the Texas Medical Center.

Position Key Accountabilities:

Primary responsibilities include maintaining an independently funded research program in fields related to industrial hygiene or exposome sciences. The successful candidate will be expected to serve in the industrial hygiene program of the NIOSH-supported Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health and provide graduate-level courses in the industrial hygiene curriculum. The faculty will also mentor and advise both master’s and doctoral students. Ideal candidates will have a broad understanding of public health, particularly of epidemiology, toxicology, environmental and occupational sciences, and/or related research methodologies, including assessment techniques, study design, data management, and analytic approaches. This includes risk factor identification and experimental designs. Experienced applicants with proven research record are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Industrial Hygiene (IH), Occupational and/or Environmental Health, Environmental Engineering or a related field is required. For advanced rank, five or more years of experience in IH and certification as a CIH by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene are required. In addition, a history of external research funding is required. For early career level, applicant should be eligible to take the CIH examination within 3 years.

  • Graduate-level teaching and research with emphasis and experience in industrial hygiene or exposome sciences.

  • Track record of research publications commensurate with academic rank and demonstrating potential for securing external funding.

  • Experience with conducting field-based exposure research in occupational settings.

Please attach a letter describing your qualifications and interests, curriculum vita, and contact information for three professional references to the web application. Address correspondence to Holly Cieslikowski, Search Committee Staff Coordinator, atHolly.Cieslikowski@uth.tmc.edu.Address any questions to Dave Douphrate, PhD, MPT, MBA, Search Committee Chair, atDavid.I.Douphrate@uth.tmc.edu. Please be sure to add Occupational and Environmental Faculty Search to the message subject line.

This is a security sensitive position and thereby subject to Texas Education code §51.215. A background check will be required for the final candidates

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