Occupational Medicine (Tenure Track)Open Rank: Rank to be determined by experience Position to remain open until filled
This exciting open-rank position is with a growing, nationally-recognized Occupational Medicine (OM) 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 OM 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. Develop/maintain an independently-funded research program. Other tasks include: teach up to one OM graduate course per year; maintain active clinical OM practice including clinical teaching of residents; recruit, mentor and guide assigned residents in the Master of Occupational Health (MOH), as well as 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 OM-related field of expertise. Provide guidance for OM students on planning and conducting research projects, and guide them on how to analyze, evaluate and report OM data to a wide range of shareholders and interested groups. Collaborate with or otherwise assist other OM and occupational health faculty (Ergonomics, Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Injury Prevention, and Safety) with technical assistance or expert advice on studies and/or research projects.
Position may involve provision of curricular guidance to OM residents 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.
An MD/DO with completion of a residency in Occupational and/or Environmental Health, Occupational Safety, Occupational Injury Epidemiology, or a related field is required. Candidate must be Board Eligible or Board Certified in Occupational Medicine by the American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM). A strong track record of research publication and demonstrated ability for research collaboration is highly preferred. For advanced rank, five or more years of experience in OM and/or research is required. In addition, a history of external research funding is highly desirable.
The NIOSH-funded Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environmental Health (RMCOEH) and the Division of Occupational and Environmental Health is housed in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine. The RMCOEH is an internationally recognized leader in occupational medicine research and training. https://medicine.utah.edu/rmcoeh/The University of Utah, located in beautiful Salt Lake City, is the flagship institution for higher education in Utah, and was recently ranked Utah’s best employer by Forbes Magazine. The University of Utah is a research-intensive doctoral-granting institution, and member of the PAC-12. Consistent with these roles, the University of Utah provides contemporary infrastructure to support research and teaching. For more information about the vision/mission of the University of Utah and School of Medicine, please seehttps://healthcare.utah.edu/about/https://medicine.utah.edu/about/mission.php
Link to the online application: http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/99585Additional information on the position may be obtained from:
Eric M. Wood, MD, MPHEric.Wood@hsc.utah.eduDirector of Occupational MedicineUniversity of Utah 391 Chipeta Way,Suite C Salt Lake City, UT 84108
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