University of Minnesota
School of Public Health

  • Midwest Center
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    Health and Safety

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Current Openings

3M Employment Opportunities
3M offers student internships and career opportunities in Occupational and Environmental Health.  Positions are open throughout the United States.

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Research Chair in Occupational Safety and Health
Laurentian University
Centre for Research in Occupational Safety and Health
Location: Sudbury, Ontario, CANADA

The Vice-President, Research and Francophone Affairs, invites applications for a Research Chair in Occupational Safety and Health. This tenure-track or tenured appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor (dependent on level of experience) will begin on July 1, 2014.

The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to the ongoing development of the Centre for Research in Occupational Safety and Health (CROSH) at Laurentian University and lead research through CROSH. The applicant will also be required to contribute to teaching (primarily at the graduate level) in an appropriate department (dependent on his/her expertise and previous teaching experience).

The successful candidate will be expected to build a research program relevant to priority research areas in occupational health and safety for northern Ontario workers and industry. Working closely with the Director, Executive Committee and Advisory Board, he/she will also be expected to develop collaborative research relationships with existing CROSH research supporters and encouraged to develop new research partnerships with labour, management and/or related government agencies in occupational safety and health.

Applicants must have a Ph.D.* in an Occupational Safety and Health field, with demonstrated excellence in research and grant funding, a history of graduate student supervision, and graduate teaching experience. Successful applicants will also have demonstrated leadership and management skills. Candidates should submit a statement of current and prospective research, a curriculum vitae, and the names of three references.

* In exceptional cases other relevant qualifications may be considered if supported by a strong research and academic record in occupational safety and health.

Applications and inquiries can be directed to:
Brock Higgins
Phone: 613-680-0077

The Selection Committee will begin reviewing applications in September, 2013. The competition will remain open until the position is filled.

More information about Laurentian University:

More information about CROSH:


Assistant/Associate Professor of Occupational Epidemiology
Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Department of Preventive Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Location: New York, NY

A non-tenure faculty position at the Assistant/Associate level is available for a motivated individual to collaborate on occupational epidemiology projects as part of an expert team in the Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Preventive Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

The successful candidate will have a doctoral degree in environmental epidemiology or medical degree with advanced training in environmental epidemiology and biostatistics. Experience in occupational epidemiology is highly desirable. Applicants should additionally have the ability to manage complex datasets, willingness to develop an independent research program, experience working with observational data, specifically case-control and cohort studies, strong communication and writing skills, and programming expertise, preferably in SAS or R.

For more information, contact:
Dr. Roberto Lucchini, Division Director

To Apply: Send a statement of interest, CV, and contact information for 3 references to:
Dr. Denise Gaughan

Application Deadline: October 1, 2013


Location: Wisconsin

ARCADIS U.S., Inc. has an opening for an individual with a recent health and safety degree for a project in northern Wisconsin.

For more information, contact:
Paul Breeding
3200 West End Avenue, Suite 500
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone: 615-390-8212


Associate/Full Professor Chair
Department of Environmental and Occupational Health
Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work
Florida International University
Location: Miami, Florida

The Department of Environmental and Occupational Health in the Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work (RSCPHSW) at Florida International University invites applications for a departmental Chair position with tenure.

The focus of the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health is on training and research in environmental health and related issues, and both the Department and College have strong collaborations with other colleges and research centers, including the colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Engineering, and Arts and Sciences.  The Department offers a certificate, an M.P.H. and Ph.D. degrees. 

Candidates must possess an earned doctorate in environmental and occupational health or a related discipline.  A successful candidate will have a broad knowledge and experience in issues related to environmental and occupational health, have administrative experience in an academic setting, have external research funding, and be prepared to engage in collaborative research in a multi-disciplinary public health setting.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

The Chair of Environmental and Occupational Health will participate in the governance and management of the College as a member of the Executive Committee.  The Chair will provide active leadership in the Department, including periodic evaluation of the Department’s curriculum and research activities.  The Chair will be expected to actively mentor junior faculty and to participate in College-wide junior faculty mentoring activities.  Responsibilities also include research, teaching, advising graduate students, serving on thesis and dissertation committees, and serving the university, professional, and public health practice communities.

For questions regarding this position, please contact Dr. Wasim Maziak at

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

How to Apply: Visit and refer to Job Opening #505728.


Internship Opportunities

None at this time.


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