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Senior Lecturer & Chief Departmental Advisor in Environmental Health (Non-Tenure Track)

Old Dominion University
Norfolk, Virginia
Competitive and commensurate with experience.
Date posted
Dec 6, 2023

Job Details

The School of Community & Environmental Health at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia invites nominations and applications for a Senior Lecturer in the Environmental Health Program (Undergraduate). The appointment is a 10-month instructional position available July 25, 2024.

The department offers a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health. The Environmental Health degree is accredited by the National Environmental Health Science and Protection Accreditation Council. Faculty teach in a variety of areas, such as Environmental Health, Industrial Hygiene and Occupational Safety and Health. Information regarding our Department is available online at

Candidates are expected to market and build undergraduate enrollment for the Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health, as well as serve as the Chief Departmental Advisor and coordinate all student advising and internship assignments for undergraduate students in the program. Teaching requirements include undergraduate level environmental health, occupational safety, and industrial hygiene topics.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. An earned Master’s degree in a relevant scientific discipline.
  2. Demonstration of experience in student advising and administration of educational programs.
  3. Demonstrated teaching experience.
  4. Proven ability to communicate and interact constructively with students and faculty.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A doctorate in a relevant scientific discipline.
  • Professional certifications in environmental health, industrial hygiene and/or occupational safety and health.
  • Field work and/or laboratory experience within those professions.
  • Prior teaching experience in classroom and distance formats.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit materials at and attach the following with their online application:

  1. A cover letter;
  2. A curriculum vitae;
  3. A statement of teaching philosophy;
  4. Unofficial graduate transcripts; and
  5. Contact information for 3 professional references.

Applications should be submitted by December 15, 2023 for full consideration. The position will remain open until filled.

It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race (or traits historically associated with race including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Individuals from minoritized communities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Old Dominion University, located in Norfolk, is Virginia's forward-focused public doctoral research university with more than 23,000 students, a top R1 research ranking, rigorous academics, an energetic residential community and initiatives that contribute $2.6 billion annually to Virginia's economy.

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