This exciting open-track position is with a growing, nationally-recognized Industrial Hygiene (IH) program and includes responsibilities in areas of research, teaching, and administration with significant innovative potential. In addition to classroom and/or distance-based teaching, student guidance and research, this may also involve up to 25% administration and service activities for successful applicant at a more senior-level appointment.
Serve as a faculty member in the IH program in the NIOSH supported Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environmental Health, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine at the University of Utah. Develop/maintain an independently-funded research program. Other tasks include: teach up to 2 IH courses per year; recruit, mentor and guide assigned students in the Master of Science in Occupational Health (MSOH) and Ph.D. in Occupational and Environmental Health (OEH) degree programs.
Develop and conduct research in an IH-related field of expertise. Provide guidance for IH students on planning and conducting research projects, and teach or guide them on how to analyze, evaluate and report IH data. Collaborate with or otherwise assist other IH and occupational health faculty with technical assistance or expert advice on studies and/or research projects.
Position requires provision of curricular guidance to IH students as their Research Committee Chair, supervise student research, and coordinate with a Technical Writer to assure timely and accurate completion of project manuscripts/theses or dissertations as applicable.
An advanced rank requires supervision and mentoring of junior faculty, interfacing with faculty in other University of Utah departments and programs, and assuming more administrative responsibilities as needed.
A Ph.D. in Industrial Hygiene, Occupational and/or Environmental Health, Environmental Engineering, or a related field is required. For advanced rank, five or more years of experience in IH and Certification as a CIH by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene are required. In addition, a history of external research funding is desirable. For early career level, applicant should be eligible to take the CIH examination within 3 years.
Link to the online application: http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/72831
Additional information on the position may be obtained by contacting:
Kurt T. Hegmann, MD, MPH
Director, Rocky Mtn. Center for OEH,
University of Utah 391 Chipeta Way,
Suite C Salt Lake City, UT 84108
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