Occupational & Environmental Health Sciences
School of Public Health
The West Virginia University (WVU) School of Public Health is
seeking a full-time (9-month) Open Rank (Assistant/Associate/Full
Professor) Tenure-Track Faculty Member to join the Department of
Occupational and Environmental Health Sciences. This is a unique
opportunity to contribute to innovative teaching and research for a
dynamic department in a diverse academic environment. The
Department includes 9 full-time faculty members and offers an MPH
and PhD in Public Health, as well as an Occupational Medicine
Clinic and accredited residency programs in both Occupational
Medicine and Public Health-General Preventive Medicine. The faculty
actively partner with many groups, including the Mary Babb Randolph
Cancer Center, the West Virginia (WV) Clinical and Translational
Science Institute, the WV Prevention Research Center, the WVU
School of Medicine, WVU Statler College of Engineering and Mineral
Resources, NIOSH Morgantown located next door on campus, WVU Safety
and Health Extension, and the WV Bureau for Public Health.
We invite applicants with broad interests in occupational and
environmental health, with a particular focus on hazards applicable
to West Virginia and Appalachia. We welcome applicants with
teaching experience in environmental and occupational health who
can provide courses critical to the needs of the Department and the
School of Public Health. Specifically, applicants are expected to
contribute to the Department’s undergraduate, masters, doctoral and
residency teaching offerings. Relevant research interests to the
department could include environmental toxicology, analytical
chemistry of environmental toxicants, occupational safety and
health, and industrial hygiene. The applicant is expected to
develop and maintain an extramural research focus complementary to
the department. Rank will be commensurate with experience and
The candidate should possess a Doctoral Degree (Ph.D. or
equivalent) with at least two years of Post-doctoral experience (or
demonstrated work experience and job training).
Qualified candidates must hold a terminal degree in Occupational
and Environmental Health Sciences or a closely-related field prior
to their appointment. Candidates at the Associate or Full Professor
level must also demonstrate evidence of successful teaching at the
undergraduate and/or graduate levels and a record of peer-reviewed
research and external funding.
Interested applicants should apply to:
with a Statement of Teaching and Research, Curriculum Vitae, Cover
Letter, and Full Contact Information for three or more references.
Additionally, the search committee will review evidence of degree
awarded (scanned copy of college transcripts, diploma, etc).
Candidates should have strong writing, public speaking and
presentation skills and be fluent in English. Review of
applications will begin immediately and continue until the position
is filled. Full letters of recommendation will be required once
finalists have been identified.
West Virginia University is a comprehensive, land-grant,
Carnegie-designated R1 University, with 32,000 undergraduate,
graduate, and professional students. Morgantown is consistently
rated as one of the best small towns in the U.S., with affordable
housing, excellent schools, a picturesque countryside, many outdoor
recreational activities, and close proximity to major cities
including Pittsburgh and Washington, DC.
West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity
employer and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender
equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff,
and students, and invites applications from all qualified
applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender
identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics,
disability, or Veteran status.