Associate Professor or Professor, Tenure Track

Job description


Anschutz Medical Center

Colorado School of Public Health

Department of Environmental and Occupational Health

Associate or Full Professor, Tenure Track

Nature of Work

The Department of Environmental and Occupational Health in the Colorado School of Public Health (ColoradoSPH) invites applications for two tenure-track positions at the Associate or Full Professor level. We seek candidates with expertise in one or more areas of environmental or occupational health and related disciplines who are eager to become part of a vibrant, growing department.

We particularly encourage applicants with interests that address cross-disciplinary research in the fields of Occupational Epidemiology, Occupational/Environmental Implementation Science, Total Worker Health, Geospatial Methods in Environmental Health, and/or Emergency Preparedness, Resilience, and Response. Innovative, cross-disciplinary or research to practice approaches are particularly valued. Competitive candidates for these positions will be leaders with vigorous program of independent research and a record of excellence in graduate level teaching and mentoring.

Our Department's goal is to expand our multi-disciplinary faculty and our ability to conduct research in Environmental and Occupational Health. The Department has several cutting-edge research and education initiatives, including Impacts of Fossil Fuel Development on Human Health, the University-wide Consortium on Climate Change and Health, and implementation research in Occupational Health and Safety, including two NIOSH-funded Centers: 1) the Mountain and Plains Education and Research Center (MAP ERC) and 2) the Center for Health Work & Environment, a NIOSH Total Worker Health Center of Excellence.

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, public health practice, and community service. For more information see the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health and Center for Health, Work, & Environment web sites.

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is the only comprehensive academic health sciences center in Colorado, the largest academic health center in the Rocky Mountain region and one of the newest education, research and patient care facilities in the world. Currently home to 21,000 employees, more than 4,000 degree-seeking students and two nationally recognized hospitals that handle 1.7 million patient visits each year, CU Anschutz trains the health sciences workforce of the future, carries out a broad range of research, and cares for the state's children, adults, and veterans. CU Anschutz features schools of medicine, pharmacy, dental medicine and public health, a college of nursing, and a graduate school.

Supervision Received

The incumbent 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
  • Perform evidence-based public health practice
  • Teach graduate level courses in Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Mentor MPH and DrPH students
  • Provide academic leadership and Service to the Department, Center, School, and University

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Research experience in environmental or occupational health and related disciplines
  • Teaching experience in environmental or occupational health and related disciplines
  • Experience translating and disseminating research into practice

Salary Range

ColoradoSPH will offer a competitive compensation package 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.


Minimum Requirements

  • Appointment at the Associate or Full Professors level requires:
  • A PhD, ScD, DrPH, MD, or DO with additional research training in public health or related disciplines
  • A sustained extramurally-funded research program commensurate with the Associate or Full Professor rank
  • Demonstrated excellence in research and teaching at the undergraduate or graduate level.

Preferred Requirements

  • Candidates with a record of accomplishment mentoring students from all backgrounds
  • Experience in successful dissemination of research into public health practice.

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 March 30, 2018 and continue until positions are filled. The following attachments will be required (pdf format preferred): 1) A letter of application that includes: a. Summary of research accomplishments b. Statement of research interests and goals c. Summary of teaching and mentoring experience d. A history of research funding e. Experience with and commitment to teaching and mentoring a diverse student body f. Experience in research translation, dissemination, and, if applicable, public health practice 2) A full curriculum vitae 3) Applicants should provide the names of three to five references as well as contact information i.e., address, daytime telephone number, and their e-mail address. Questions about the minimum or preferred requirements should be directed to [email protected]

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

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

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Mar 2, 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Lanee Bounds

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

Position Number: 00606800





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Posted: 3/3/2018
Application Due: 5/2/2018
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