DEOHS faculty positions and fellowships

Assistant Professor Tenure-Track in Toxicology

The Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences (DEOHS) within the School of Public Health at the University of Washington (UW) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning in Fall 2020 (12 month appointment, UW Job Class Code: 0116). Salary will be determined based on qualifications and experience.

Our department values diversity, rigor and innovative approaches to environmental and occupational health (EOH) research and practice. We welcome candidates with expertise in any discipline that informs EOH. 

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DEOHS is a premier research and educational department offering research programs in toxicology, exposure assessment, environmental epidemiology, occupational health and safety, microbiology and environmental health practice-based participatory research. Educational programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels train future leaders in environmental and occupational health sciences. As part of the top-ranked UW School of Public Health, DEOHS educates tomorrow’s environmental health and safety leaders and reaches today’s workforce and other stakeholder communities with sustainable environmental and occupational health solutions through our public service, innovative research and cross-disciplinary partnerships.

Our program is ranked fifth in the world among academic environmental and occupational health sciences programs. The department is home to numerous training grants and research centers supported by the National Institutes of Health and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. This includes an NIEHS Core Center (the Interdisciplinary Exposure, Disease, Genomics, and Environment Center, with a strong focus on functional genomics and molecular approaches), the UW Superfund Research Program and the Northwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety. There is a rich history of collaborative research in the department and across the University that supports new faculty.

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Assistant Teaching Professor Full-Time in Environmental and Occupational Health

The Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences (DEOHS) within the School of Public Health at the University of Washington (UW) invites applications for one full-time faculty position at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor, beginning in Fall 2020/Winter 2021 (UW Job Class Code: 0115) Salary will be determined based on qualifications and experience.

Our department values diversity, practice-based experience and innovative teaching approaches to environmental and occupational health (EOH) education. We seek candidates from all disciplines that inform EOH, but are particularly interested in applicants with environmental public health practice and teaching experience in Food Protection, Vector and Zoonotic Disease Control, Housing and Health and/or Air Quality.

All University of Washington Teaching Professor-rank faculty engage in teaching, student mentorship and service. The successful candidate will be expected to teach environmental health-related courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, mentor students from diverse backgrounds and participate in department-related service and support activities.

The Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences is a premier research and educational department. DEOHS has research programs providing leadership in toxicology, exposure assessment, environmental epidemiology, occupational health and safety, microbiology and environmental health practice-based participatory research. Educational programs at the undergraduate and graduate level train future leaders in environmental and occupational health. 

As part of the top-ranked UW School of Public Health, DEOHS educates tomorrow’s health and safety leaders and reaches today’s workforce with sustainable health solutions through our public service, innovative research and cross-disciplinary partnerships. Our program is ranked fifth in the world among academic environmental and occupational health programs. The department is home to numerous training grants and research centers supported by the National Institutes of Health and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. There is a rich history of collaborative research and teaching in the department and across the University that supports new faculty.

The UW School of Public Health is committed to a diverse academic community. We view diversity, equity and inclusion as essential to our mission, and we welcome applications from faculty who have demonstrated research, training and service experience in this area. For more information, please see the following website: http://sph.washington.edu/diversity/.

Qualifications

Required:

  • MS, MPH degree or foreign equivalent in a relevant field

Application instructions

Candidates who fail to satisfy minimum qualifications cannot be considered for this positionTo be considered for this position, please submit the following:

  • Formal letter of interest indicating teaching interests
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Examples of teaching experience (with course evaluations if available)
  • Diversity statement indicating how your practice experience, teaching and service have the potential to support DEOHS's commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Names and contact information for at least three references (letters of recommendation may be asked for at a later time)

Those who have previously applied under Full-time Lecturer search #71584 do not need to reapply. Your materials will still be considered.  

The position will remain open until filled. Initial application review will begin on November 15, 2020, and continue until candidates are identified. Please contact ehahr@uw.edu with any questions.

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