Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - School of Public Health (Occupational & Environmental Health

West Virginia University
West Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Apr 23, 2020

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Occupational Therapy, Other Health & Medicine, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Other Science & Technology, Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor
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.

Position Description:

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 scholarly activities.

Qualifications :

Specific Requirements:

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.

Additional Information:

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.

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