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Assistant/Associate Professor

University of Georgia
Georgia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Oct 6, 2022

Position Summary

The successful candidate will be expected to establish and maintain an externally funded research program, to teach in the undergraduate and graduate programs in Environmental Health Science (including the BS, MS, MPH, and PhD in environmental health science). The candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in industrial hygiene, environmental and occupational diseases, or occupational health and safety. The position is available August 2023.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To be assured of full consideration, apply by December 1, 2022. Application materials should include: a cover letter which includes a diversity statement (≤2 pages), current curriculum vitae, statement of research experience and interests (≤2 pages), statement of teaching philosophy and interests (≤2 pages), three relevant publications, and the names and contact information of three references (name, address, e-mail address, and phone number).

Applicants are welcome to contact the search chair, Dr. Travis Glenn
(, or department ( about the position, department, college, university, and community.

Posting Details

Posting Number


Working Title

Assistant/Associate Professor


Public Health-Environ Hlth Sci

About the University of Georgia

Since our founding in 1785, the University of Georgia has operated as Georgia’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( ). The proof is in our more than 235 years of academic and professional achievements and our continual commitment to higher education. UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA employs approximately 3,000 faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 40,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 10,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department

College/Unit/Department website

Posting Type


Retirement Plan


Employment Type


Benefits Eligibility

Benefits Eligible


Advertised Salary

Anticipated Start Date


Effective End Date (for Limited-Term postings)

Job Posting Date


Job Closing Date

Open until filled


Location of Vacancy

Athens Area

EEO Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (

Position Details

Position Information

Classification Title

Open Rank


Faculty Rank

Open Rank

Contract Type

Academic (9 mo.)

Tenure Status

Tenure Track or Tenured

Minimum Qualifications

A terminal (doctorate) degree in a discipline related to public health, epidemiology, or toxicology with an emphasis in occupational health and safety.

Additional Requirements

One year of postdoctoral training in a discipline related to public health, epidemiology, or toxicology with an emphasis in occupational health and safety.

To be eligible for tenure upon appointment, candidates must be appointed as an Associate Professor, have been tenured at a prior institution, and bring a demonstrably national reputation to the institution. Candidates must be approved for tenure upon appointment before hire.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, and/or Certification

Appointment at the Associate Professor position requires evidence of an independent research program supported by external funding (principal investigator status with ongoing funding is preferred).

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

We seek applicants with a strong academic record in research, teaching, and service in environmental health, preferably focusing on chronic health effects of industrial or occupational chemical toxicants in the working environment and mechanistic studies of these toxicants.

Strong evidence of the ability to produce and communicate research via publications, evidence of excellence in teaching and working with students via previous instruction and mentorship, and a commitment to cultural diversity is required of all applicants.

Physical Demands

Is this a Position of Trust?


Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?


Does this position require a P-Card?


Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position?


Is driving a responsibility of this position?


Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?


Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)


Credit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.


Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Sample Publications
  4. List of References with Contact Information
  5. Teaching Portfolio/Philosophy
  6. Research Portfolio/Philosophy
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcripts
  2. Other Documents #1
  3. Certification
  4. Unofficial Letters of Recommendation

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