Teaching Open-Rank Fixed Term (BSPH)
Position Type: Permanent Faculty
Department: Environ Sci Engineering - Ops - 463001
Appointment Type: Fixed Term Faculty
Vacancy ID: FAC0002514
Position Summary: The Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering at the Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, is seeking a dynamic and innovative educator to fill a teaching faculty position. With the addition of this position, the Department aims to advance its well-established BSPH undergraduate degree program. This quantitative program has exceptional students and an incoming class of approximately 25 students/year. The program is accredited through the Council on Education for Public Health and provides students with skills needed to be successful in practice and research. The curriculum is designed to provide an understanding of health effects of environmental contaminants, source-to-exposure linkages, exposure routes, risk assessment and engineering and policy solutions. This is a renewable fixed-term position that we wish to fill at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. In addition to teaching two courses per semester, the new faculty member will advise undergraduate majors and lead recruiting efforts (together with student services staff). Teaching assignments may include: BSPH core courses, development of an innovative "learning community" course to engage UNC undergraduates in the process of discovery, and a capstone course. The new faculty member will also contribute efforts to build community within the major, and will engage in professional service activities commensurate with rank and experience. The faculty filling the position will have the benefit of a mentoring committee and a clearly defined criteria for reappointment/promotion.
Application Deadline: 02/15/2019
Education Requirements: The successful candidate must have a PhD in environmental health, chemistry, biology, toxicology, engineering, or a related field relevant to environmental sciences or environmental engineering.
Qualification and Experience: The successful candidate will provide evidence of high-quality teaching and strong communication skills. Subject matter expertise in one or more of the following fields is preferred: environmental sciences/health, exposure science, environmental health and safety, risk assessment, global/local engineering or policy solutions, and modeling for regulatory assessment and planning. Some experience in a practice or research setting is also desirable.
Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
Department Contact Name and Title: Melissa Halstead
Department Contact Telephone Number or Email: [email protected]
Special Instructions for Applicants: For consideration, please submit your application through UNC's Human Resources jobseekers website at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/146787 Please include a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, and the names and contact information of at least three references. For applicants at the Associate Professor levels, at least two of the suggested reference names must be that of independent scholars who have not published with the applicant. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The starting date for the appointment is flexible, but can be as early as January 2019.