Assistant Professor

Aurora, CO
Jun 21, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Colorado School of Public Health

Anschutz Medical Campus

Department of Environmental and Occupational Health

Assistant Professor - Tenure Track

The Department of Environmental and Occupational Health in the Colorado School of Public Health (ColoradoSPH) invites applications for two or more tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. We seek candidates with expertise in one or more areas of environmental or occupational health and related disciplines.

We particularly encourage applicants with interests that address cross-disciplinary research in Climate and Health, Built Environment, Preparedness and Resilience, or Total Worker Health, but all areas of occupational or environmental health will be considered if a strong research and teaching mission is articulated. These positions require the potential to develop a vigorous program of independent research along with teaching at the graduate level.

Our department's goal is to both diversify and expand our multi-disciplinary faculty and our ability to conduct cutting-edge research in environmental and occupational health. The department has several research and education initiatives in the areas of Total Worker Health, Impacts of Oil and Gas Development on Human Health, Built Environment, Occupational Health and Safety as well as and a NIOSH-funded Education and Research Center.

The ColoradoSPH was formed collaboratively by the University of Colorado Denver, Colorado State University and the University of Northern Colorado. The ColoradoSPH serves the Rocky Mountain Region by providing training, innovative research and community service. For more information see the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health and Center for Work, Health and Environment websites.

Supervision Received

The incumbent(s) will report to John L. Adgate, PhD, MSPH, Chair of the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health.

Supervision Exercised

None at time of hire; may supervise student workers, postdoctoral fellows and/or junior faculty as career develops.

Examples of Work Performed
  • Obtain extramural funding, conduct research
  • Publish research in peer-reviewed scientific journals
  • Mentor MPH and DrPH students
  • Provide Academic Service to the Department, School and University

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Research experience in environmental or occupational health and related disciplines.


The salary range for this position is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at

The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

The University of Colorado strongly supports the principle of diversity. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.


  • A PhD, ScD, DrPH, MD, or DO with additional research training in public health or related disciplines.
  • An established or potential to establish an independent research program.


Candidates with a record of accomplishment mentoring students from all backgrounds preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants:Questions about the minimum or preferred requirements should be directed to

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Application Materials Instructions:Applicants must apply online at Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact. Review of applications will begin May 15, 2016, and continue until position is filled. To apply for the position, the following attachments in PDF format will be required: 1) A letter of application that includes: - Summary of research accomplishments - Statement of research interests and goals - Summary of teaching experience - History of research funding - Experience with and commitment to teaching and mentoring a diverse student body 2) A full curriculum vitae 3) Applicants should provide the names and contact information for five references: names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 21429 - CSPH-EOH General Op

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Apr 12, 2016

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Lanee Bounds

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00611414


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