Assistant, Associate or Full Professor - Environmental Health Sciences

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Vacancy TypeTenured/Tenure-Track FacultyIs Internal Transfer OnlyNoWorking TitleAssistant, Associate or Full Professor - Environmental Health SciencesSalary RangeAnticipated Hiring RangeCommensurate with rank, education and experiencePosition Number00107577Work ScheduleNormal business hours with additional hours as neededFull Time Equivalent (FTE)1.0Department172201 - Biological SciencesDepartmentBiological Sciences /Center for Human Health & the Environment (CHHE)Job City & StateRaleigh, NCPrimary Function of Organizational Unit

As part of the Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Program, NC State University invites applications for a tenured/tenure track faculty position to join the Environmental Health Science (EHS) cluster and to be a member of the Center for Human Health and the Environment (CHHE).

The vision of the CHHE is to become a global leader in EHS along the continuum from genes to populations by building on NC State’s unique research strengths and resources in quantitative biology, -omics and analytical technologies, and diverse model organisms, as well as its emerging strength in human population science.

The goal of CHHE is to stimulate interdisciplinary research aimed at understanding how human health, at both the individual and population level, is impacted by environmental factors and to utilize this understanding to reduce the adverse impacts of these factors on human health (

CHHE is a National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)-funded Environmental Health Science Core Center (EHSCC) and is one of only ~21 EHSCCs across the US. CHHE also has two NIEHS training grants associated with its membership, one involving pathways to pathogenesis in toxicology and one in environmental bioinformatics.

Essential Job Duties

This tenured/tenure track faculty cluster hire position in Environmental Health Science aims to recruit a scientist in one of the following areas: environmental epigenetics and genetics; emerging contaminants; pulmonary health and environmental neuroscience. High-quality impactful research relevant to environmental health science outside of the above thematic areas will also be considered and researchers interested in extending their innovative research to EHS themes are also encouraged to apply (see

Faculty rank (Assistant, Associate or Professor) is contingent upon qualifications and experience.

Preference will be given to qualified applicants at the Assistant Professor level.

Other Work/ResponsibilitiesMinimum Education/Experience

Applicants must have PhD, MD, DVM, or equivalent.

**The academic tenure home of the successful candidate will be based on departmental review of the specifics of the proposed research program and expertise.

Departmental Required Skills

The successful candidate is expected to participate in collaborative, multi-investigator research and training initiatives that includes NC State biologists, toxicologists, geneticists, epidemiologists, bioinformaticians, statisticians, chemists and engineers to maintain a high impact program in environmental health science.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

Preference will be given to qualified applicants at the Assistant Professor level.

Required License or Certification


Special Instructions

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, letter of intent describing research interests/program, teaching philosophy and the names and addresses of three references the committee may contact. The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications on August 1, 2019 and the search will remain open until the position is filled.

Job Open Date06/04/2019Anticipated Closing DateThe Search Committee will begin reviewing applications on August 1, 2019 and the search will remain open until the position is filled.Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?NoProposed Hire Date01/01/2020AA/EOE

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

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Supplemental Question

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this opportunity?
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    • Job / Career Fair
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  2. If you selected "Other" for the previous question, please provide the source you learned about this opportunity from.

    (Open Ended Question)

Application Materials RequiredRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Research Statement
  4. Teaching Statement
  5. Contact Information for References
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    Posted: 10/17/2019
    Application Due: 11/1/2019
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