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Environmental Open Rank Faculty (Cancer Focus)

We seek candidates with expertise or prior experience in at least two of the following: (1) community-engaged research investigating the toxicological effects of environmental or occupational hazards with an emphasis on cancer outcomes; (2) environmental and biological monitoring to assess multi-pathway exposures to industrial, agricultural and/or transportation related hazards; (3) modeling of pollutant air dispersion/deposition, multi-media fate-transport, and/or biokinetics; and/or (4) identification and evaluation of interventions and policies to address health disparities, environmental injustice and climate change-associated issues. Applicants must have a doctorate degree. Preferred candidates will have a doctorate degree in environmental health, environmental science, public health, environmental epidemiology, or a related field. Applicants with a doctorate degree in a different field who either have a master’s degree or demonstrated experience in one of the related fields will also be considered for this position. Evidence of extramural research funding and publications must be commensurate with years of professional experience. We expect our faculty to build an externally funded research program, publish in leading journals, and be committed to advancing health equity and to impacting public and population health. As minimum qualifications for consideration, applicants will have evidence of or strong potential for establishing an independent, extramurally funded research program, a demonstrated interest in teaching, and a commitment to public health. Candidates will be responsible for advising and mentoring students and junior faculty scholars.

 

The School of Public Health (SPH) is located on the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans (LSUHSC-NO) campus which is downtown in the medical district of the metropolitan area. LSUHSC-NO is a part of the Louisiana State University (LSU) System. The Environmental Health and Climate Program is one of five program in the SPH and has a national reputation for cancer research, community-engaged research and practice and for promoting health equity. The Environmental Health and Climate Program offers a BS degree, MPH degree, and several dual degree tracks.

Faculty members will receive a competitive salary and start-up funds for research support. The department offers a highly collegial environment with growth potential. We are particularly looking for candidates who can operate effectively in a diverse community of students and faculty and share our vision of helping all constituents reach their full potential.

LSU Health New Orleans is committed to leveraging diversity as an educational resource and an institutional core value. We seek candidates who will contribute to a climate where students, faculty, and staff of all identities and backgrounds have equitable access and success opportunities. As an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, we welcome all to apply without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

To apply for this position, please visit : https://lsuhsc.peopleadmin.com/postings/15659

Applicants should include electronic copies of:

  1. a cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the position; a curriculum vitae; a research statement describing accomplishments, current work, and future directions; two related publications authored by applicant; a statement of teaching interests, teaching philosophy, and evidence of teaching and mentoring effectiveness; and a list of three references (who will only be contacted for finalists).

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