Assistant/Associate Professor in Environmental and Global Health (65529)

Location
Gainesville, FL
Posted
Oct 17, 2020
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Assistant/Associate Professor in Environmental and Global Health (65529)

Location:
Gainesville, FL
Open Date:
Oct 15, 2020
Description:

The University of Florida’s College of Public Health and Health Professions invites applications and nominations for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor in Environmental and Global Health. The Department seeks to recruit a dynamic Tenure-Track faculty member who will enhance the department’s research and scholarly activities, as well as teach and mentor undergraduate and graduate students.

Department Overview:  (https://egh.phhp.ufl.edu/) The department is located in the Health Professions, Nursing, and Pharmacy Complex and is part of the top ranked accredited College of Public Health and Health Professions. The college offers a diverse environment that serves as a hub to promote interdisciplinary collaborations across the Health Science Center and is well integrated with several institutes (e.g. Clinical Translational Research Institute, Center for Environmental and Human Toxicology, Emerging Pathogens Institute, Center for African Studies) which provides access to a myriad of resources and collaborations. The department administers a Master of Health Sciences Program in One Health and a PhD in Public Health with a concentration in Environmental Health or One Health and provides leadership to the MPH program in environmental health.  Faculty also contribute to the undergraduate health science and public health programs through teaching and mentorship. Departmental faculty provide instructional and environmental and global health research expertise in diverse areas, such as environmental toxicology, environmental/climate change, exposure science, environmental determinants of diseases, pathogenic mechanisms of infectious diseases/agents and chemicals and global health nutrition. Our faculty engage in a variety of approaches including those based in computational/big data and ‘omics’ (focus areas: exposome, metabolomics, epigenomics, systems biology, microbiome analyses), epidemiological studies, and community engagement.


Qualifications:

Minimum Requirements:  Academic credentials should include a doctoral degree in environmental health, public health, toxicology, epidemiology, microbiology/infectious diseases, exposure science, AI/bioinformatics, or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications:  The successful candidate will have a distinguished record of scholarly achievement, extramural funding, and mentoring experience consistent with the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Candidates with established research in areas that synergize with current faculty (https://egh.phhp.ufl.edu/) are encouraged to apply.


Application Instructions:

Interested applicants should submit a CV, letter of interest, and list of three references. Individuals from under-represented populations or backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For further information about the position, contact the search committee chair, Song Liang, PhD, Associate Professor in the Department of Environmental and Global Health at [email protected]

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 http://www.naces.org/.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

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