Assistant Professor

Gainesville FL
Oct 09, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Classification Title:

Assistant Professor

Job Description:

The Department of Environmental and Global Health is recruiting a tenure or non-tenure track faculty member at the Assistant Professor level. The non-tenure track line will be primarily expected to teach several courses each semester at the graduate and undergraduate levels including but not limited to Environmental Health Concepts, Global Public Health, Environmental Sustainability and Development. This individual will have opportunity to also serve as Director of the new Master of Health Science One Health distance learning degree program. The tenure-track line will also teach but will be expected to have a research portfolio, with the expectation to provide 50% funding support within the first three years of hire. Applicants should have a doctoral degree in an environmental or biomedical-related field. Evidence of previous teaching experience essential and experience in environmental health teaching preferred. The position is supported by a competitive salary and benefits. This is a 1.0 FTE, 12-month position, expected to start Spring-Summer 2018. 

The University of Florida is located in Gainesville, FL, which has been ranked the Best Place to Live in the US by Sperling and Sander's Cities Ranked & Rated. The College of Public Health and Health Professions is in the University's Health Science Center, which also includes the Colleges of Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, Dentistry, and Veterinary Medicine. The Health Science Center also partners with the immediately adjacent UF Health Shands Hospital, and Malcom Randall VA Medical Center, and the UF Health Science Center Regional campus located in Jacksonville, FL. Additional major institutes and centers located at the University of Florida include the Emerging Pathogens Institute, the Institute of Child Health Policy, the UF Health Cancer Center, the UF Genetics Institute, the Clinical and Translational Science Institute and the McKnight Brain Institute, all of which provide state-of-the-art environments and access to large data sets for faculty collaboration.

Advertised Salary: Negotiable Minimum Requirements:

Doctoral degree in an environmental or biomedical-related field.

Preferred Qualifications: Evidence of previous teaching experience essential. Experience in environmental health teaching preferred. Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload a cover letter, resume, and list of references.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (EDT) of the posting end date.

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’s Sunshine Law.

Health Assessment Required: No


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