Assistant / Associate Professor - Occupational and Environmental Health

Canada, North America
Feb 20, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track

Job Description

Requisition Title:Assistant / Associate Professor - Occupational and Environmental Health - 1300595

Job Field:Tenure Stream
Faculty / Division:Faculty of Medicine
Department:Public Health, Dalla Lana School of
Campus:St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting:Feb 19, 2014
Job Closing:October 15, 2013 Open Until Filled


The Dalla Lana School of Public Health (DLSPH) at the University of Toronto invites applications for a tenure-stream or tenured appointment in Occupational and Environmental Health. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor and will commence as early as July 1, 2014.


The candidate will be expected to initiate and lead an independent research program of international calibre on the effects of the physical environment on human health. Demonstrated excellence in research and teaching in any of a range of relevant disciplinary areas is expected (e.g., atmospheric/ environmental chemistry, cellular/ molecular biology, exposure science, health physics, occupational/ industrial hygiene, toxicology, etc.). Applicants whose research involves significant laboratory-based or field-based components are strongly encouraged. An ability to initiate collaborations and work collaboratively in multidisciplinary teams is essential. Applicants are expected to have earned a PhD. or equivalent degree in engineering, medicine, physical or life sciences, or public health. Postdoctoral or equivalent experience is an asset. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


The Dalla Lana School of Public Health, which began as one of four Rockefeller Foundation-supported Schools of Hygiene in 1927, and became a standalone faculty on July 1st 2013, is a regional and global leader in public health education, research and service, with the largest concentrations of academic population and public health researchers in Canada. The DLSPH has a rich history of research and training. The DLSPH is making major contributions in areas such as chronic disease, infectious disease, and genetic epidemiology; public health policy; social determinants of health and social epidemiology; global health; addictions; occupational and environmental health; and biostatistics methodological research. Research and training are conducted in a trans-disciplinary environment with collaborators throughout the University, such as its top-rated schools of medicine, nursing, engineering, law, and business; with closely affiliated government agencies; and with a wide range of global partners. The DLSPH has recently begun an ambitious program of expansion and new initiatives in the health of cities and communities, global health equity and innovation, and the integration of public health with primary care, with scholarship in occupational and environmental health playing a key role. Details can be found by exploring the DLSPH website (

All qualified candidates are invited to apply using the link below. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy), names and contact details of at least three referees, and a statement outlining current and future research interests. If you have questions about this position, please contact All application materials should be submitted online. The closing date for the job is October 15, 2013 however the search will remain open until filled.

The UofT application system can accommodate up to five attachments (10MB) per candidate profile; please combine attachments into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. Submission guidelines can be found at:

For more information on the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, please visit our website at:

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority