The School of Public Health at Texas A&M University invites applications for two full‐time tenure track Assistant/Associate Professors for the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health. The successful candidate will conduct cutting edge research and provide mentoring for masters and doctoral students. Our multidisciplinary department provides courses in environmental health, occupational safety, ergonomics and other areas of public health. The candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses and collaborate with academic teams on scholarship and curriculum. This tenure track position is a 9-month appointment would ideally start around August 1, 2022. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled; however for best consideration candidates should apply prior to December 31, 2021.
Candidates must hold a doctoral degree in environmental health, occupational safety, or a related field. The successful candidate’s scholarship will focus on occupational safety or environmental health (e.g., ergonomics, human factors, industrial hygiene, toxicology, exposure science, risk assessment) and will be aligned with at least one of the school’s seven centers:
- Ergonomics Center,
- Center for Population Health and Aging,
- Center for Health and Nature,
- Center for Community Health Development,
- the USA Center for Rural Public Health Preparedness,
- Southwest Rural Health Research Center,
- Transdisciplinary Center for Health Equity Research.
The candidate will be expected to pursue collaborations with institutes, centers, and programs across the Texas A&M University campus (e.g., TAMU Superfund Research Center, Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center).
About the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health
The department (https://public-health.tamu.edu/departments/eoh/index.html) has 15 full time faculty members, is the administrative home of the Ergonomics Center and the Center for Population Health and Aging and trains approximately 60 graduate students annually. It offers a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree in Environmental Health, Occupational Safety and Health, and Doctor of Public Health (DrPH). Additionally, Environmental and Occupational Health faculty teach in the School’s undergraduate degree program, which has nearly 1,000 students, including a minor in Occupational Safety and Health, available to all Texas A&M majors.
The school engages in strategies to create and sustain an inclusive climate for all, building an environment in which diversity of experiences, thoughts, personal and professional backgrounds are valued and leveraged to strengthen our school. Texas A&M is committed to eradicating institutionalized barriers to progress across all realms (health, economic, education) in their leadership, research, teaching and/or service. Ideal candidates should be eager to continue and expand their efforts upon joining our team and focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion.
The School of Public Health is the only unit among the Health Science Center holding qualifications and membership in the Hispanic-Serving Health Professions Schools (HSHPS; https://www.hshps.org/about). The ideal candidate will have experience in working with, creating, and leading diverse groups.
Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all students, faculty, staff, and visitors by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values.
Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability employer committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment. Applications from women, minorities, and members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged and will be actively sought. The University is aware that attracting and retaining exceptional faculty often depends on meeting the needs of two careers and therefore implements policies that contribute to work-life balance.
All applications materials should be submitted through or uploaded to Interfolio http://apply.interfolio.com/92414. Please provide: 1) curriculum vitae, 2) cover letter including teaching philosophy, 3) a statement of research interests, and 4) a diversity statement. Additionally, please provide a list of five (5) references; references will be contacted if you are selected for an interview. Questions regarding this posting may be sent to Dr. Jay Maddock, search committee Co-Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.