Industrial Hygiene (Tenure Track)
The nationally-recognized Industrial Hygiene (IH) program at the University of Utah is seeking tenure-track faculty (open rank) to contribute to our teaching, research and service missions. The IH program has a deep commitment to student success, which has spurred increased enrollment in recent years and created an engaged group of students and alumni. The IH program faculty have research strength in aerosol science and exposure assessment, and seek colleagues with complimentary skills who value innovative, collaborative inter-disciplinary research. The IH program values diversity in all dimensions.
The IH program is housed within the NIOSH-funded Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environmental Health and the Division of Occupational and Environmental Health in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine. The IH program offers the Master of Science in Occupational Health and Doctor of Philosophy in Occupational and Environmental Health graduate degrees.https://medicine.utah.edu/rmcoeh/
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The primary responsibilities of this position include: developing and maintaining an extramurally-funded research program; teaching up to two graduate courses per year; recruiting and mentoring graduate students; and performing service to the University and profession. Appointment at advanced rank may involve up to 25% effort in administrative service activities.
Develop and maintain an extramurally-funded research program in an area related to IH. Mentor graduate students in academics and research. Teach graduate courses. Engage with members and stakeholders of the Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environmental Health to provide technical expertise and education.Supervisory ResponsibilitiesThe position requires supervision and mentorship of graduate students. Appointment at advanced rank requires supervision and mentorship of junior faculty, and assuming more administrative responsibilities, as needed.
A Ph.D. in Occupational and/or Environmental Health, Industrial Hygiene, or a related field is required. For advanced rank, five or more years of experience in IH is required. Applicants who are or able to become a Certified Industrial Hygienist are preferred. Demonstrated potential to acquire extramural research funding is highly preferred, and is required for appointments at advanced rank.
Candidates should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae, along with the completed application. The online application is available at: Link to the online applicationhttp://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/99591
Additional information on the position may be obtained from:
Rachael Jones, PhD, CIHAssociate ProfessorDivision of Occupational and Environmental Health University of Utah, School of Medicine391 Chipeta Way, Suite C Salt Lake City, UT 84108801-585-0451Rachael.Jones@utah.edu
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