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Academic Professional Track (Non-Tenure): Instructional Assistant/Associate Professor

Employer
School of Public Health
Location
College Station, Texas
Salary
Commensurate with experience
Posted Date
Nov 14, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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The School of Public Health at Texas A&M University invites applications for a full‐time, non-tenure, Instructional Assistant/Associate Professor for the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health. The successful candidate will work both independently and with multidisciplinary and academic teams to teach courses in environmental health, occupational safety, and other areas of public health, provide academic advising and mentoring for Master of Public Health students, and contribute to public health pedagogy through scholarship. The teaching load is seven courses per year; percent effort is 90% teaching and 10% service and scholarly activities. This 9-month appointment would start August 1, 2023, although an earlier start date is possible. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled; however for best consideration candidates should apply prior to December 31, 2022.

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.

Additional Information

Located in College Station, TX on the flagship campus of the Texas A&M University System, the CEPH-accredited School of Public Health (SPH) has over 60 faculty in four departments. Texas A&M University, a land-, sea-, and space-grant institution, was the state’s first public institution of higher learning, is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU), and boasts world-class resources available to SPH faculty.

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.

Qualifications

Candidates must hold a doctoral degree, DrPH, PhD or equivalent degree, with a focus in environmental health, occupational safety, or a related field from an accredited school of public health or related educational institution.

Application Instructions

All applications materials should be submitted through or uploaded to Interfolio http://apply.interfolio.com/112774. Please provide: 1) curriculum vitae, 2) cover letter including teaching philosophy, 3) a statement of teaching 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. Leslie Cizmas, search committee chair, at lcizmas@tamu.edu.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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.

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