ISE & Biology Assistant/Associate Professor

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Job Title ISE & Biology Assistant/Associate Professor Posting Number Fac 2014000545 FLSA Exempt Level Full-time/ Part-time Full-time Is this a temporary Position? No Position Summary Information

Job Description Summary

The Clarkson University Institute for a Sustainable Environment (ISE) and Department of Biology invite applicants for an Assistant or Associate Professor, joint tenure-track faculty position to work in a multidisciplinary environment. Teaching and research experience in Environmental Health, Public Health, or Occupational Health, especially in the area of epidemiology or environmental toxicology is desirable. The Institute for a Sustainable Environment (ISE) is home to established M.S. and Ph.D. graduate programs in Environmental Science and Engineering, along with interdisciplinary undergraduate degree programs in Environmental Health Science and Environmental Science & Policy. The Department of Biology has strengths in the areas of biomedicine, biotechnology and environmental biology, and a M.S. and Ph.D. programs in Interdisciplinary Bioscience & Biotechnology. Clarkson also offers three health professional graduate degrees (PT, PA, OT) and an MBA in health care management. Through the ISE and other research centers on campus, faculty from across campus engage in interdisciplinary efforts to reduce occupational and public health threats from environmental contamination, and, along with our partners at the Trudeau Institute, to understand the etiology and reduce transmission of infectious disease. A competitive candidate for this position will be interested in developing cross-disciplinary and interdisciplinary collaborations that enhance any of these activities.

The successful candidate will contribute to the ISE and Department of Biology’s Bachelor, Masters and PhD programs through teaching, student-mentoring and investigator-initiated, extramurally funded research. Clarkson University is committed to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities and women. Candidates should describe how multicultural issues have been or will be brought into courses and describe previous activities mentoring minorities, women, or members of other underrepresented groups. We are seeking candidates with a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching excellence. Teaching responsibilities primarily in the areas of epidemiology, toxicology, and environmental health are expected, with opportunity to develop undergraduate and graduate courses that support the public or occupational health areas.

Clarkson University is New York State’s highest ranked small research institution with more than 50 degree programs in engineering, the basic and health sciences, liberal arts, and business. Located in the northern Adirondacks in the college town of Potsdam, not far from Ottawa, Montreal, Syracuse, or Burlington, the region contains many opportunities to enjoy outdoor recreation, cultural events and a strong sense of community. Clarkson stands out among America’s private, nationally ranked research institutions because of its dynamic collaborative learning environment, innovative degree and research programs, and excellent track-record for producing leaders and innovators.

Minimum Qualifications

Essential Skills:

  • Effective instructor of undergraduate and graduate courses.
  • Ability to develop and maintain a collaborative, interdisciplinary research program with Clarkson and external collaborators.
  • Effective undergraduate and graduate student mentoring.

Minimum Qualifications: An earned doctorate in an appropriate discipline. Demonstrated commitment to research, teaching and service in epidemiology, toxicology, or other areas of public or occupational health.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Expertise in one or more of the following areas: epidemiology, toxicology, geospatial analysis, industrial hygiene, exposure assessment, risk assessment are preferred.
  • Evidence of appropriate teaching experience and a strong record of research productivity.
  • Commitment to teaching and research mentorship of undergraduates and graduate students.
  • Strong interest in interdisciplinary teaching and research.
Physical Demands

Ability to complete essential classroom functions. Clarkson is committed to complying with the guidelines set forth under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 09/17/2018 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions for this Posting

Please include 3 to 5 references as an “other document” in the Applicant Documents section.
The search chair will send requests for reference letters for a short list of selected candidates. No reference request will be generated automatically.

Clarkson University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

All offers of employment are subject to the applicant successfully passing a background check (including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, and criminal records).

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  2. * What is the highest level of education you currently hold?
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  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Statement
  4. Research Statement
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