This exciting open-track position is with a growing, nationally recognized Occupational Injury Prevention (OIP) 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 core faculty member in the OIP program in the NIOSH-supported Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environmental Health (RMCOEH), Department of Family and Preventive Medicine at the University of Utah; the RMCOEH is an internationally recognized leader in occupational injury and illness research and training. Develop/maintain an independently funded research program. Other tasks include: teach up to 2 OIP graduate 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 a funded research program in an OIP-related field of expertise. Provide guidance for OIP students on planning and conducting research projects, and guide them on how to analyze, evaluate, and report OIP data to a wide range of shareholders and interested groups. Collaborate with or otherwise assist other OIP and occupational health faculty (Ergonomics, Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Medicine, and Safety) with technical assistance or expert advice on studies and/or research projects.
Position requires provision of curricular guidance to OIP 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 Occupational and/or Environmental Health, Occupational Safety, Occupational Injury Epidemiology, or a related field is required. For advanced rank, five or more years of experience in OIP is required. In addition, a history of external research funding is desirable.
Link to the online application: http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/76027
Additional information on the position may be obtained by contacting:
Matt Thiese, PhD, MPH
Division of Occupational and Environmental Health
University of Utah, School of Medicine
391 Chipeta Way, Suite C
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
The University of Utah was founded in 1850, is a member of the PAC-12, is ranked as one of the top US public research universities, and is particularly distinguished in medicine, genetics, and engineering. Located in Salt Lake City adjacent to the beautiful Wasatch Mountains, the University of Utah is the flagship institution of higher learning in Utah, serving over 31,000 students, including over 2,000 international students and scholars from over 114 different countries.
Candidates should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae, along with the completed application. The online application is available at: http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/76027
Please contact Matthew Thiese at email@example.com or 801-587-3322 with any questions regarding this posting.
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