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Assistant or Associate Professor (tenure track)
Injury Epidemiology and Control
Division of Environmental Health Sciences (EnHS)
School of Public Health, University of Minnesota
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
The University of Minnesota, School of Public Health, Division of Environmental Health Sciences (EnHS) is seeking to fill a 100% Assistant/Associate Professor (tenure track) position in Injury Epidemiology and Control.
This position will build on the existing strengths of the EnHS division and the School of Public Health. The Division has a well-established program in injury and violence research and prevention training along with programs in industrial hygiene, occupational and environmental epidemiology, occupational and environmental medicine, occupational and environmental health nursing, and occupational health services research and policy. Injury is a leading cause of death and disability in the US and across the globe. For ages 1-44 years, injury accounts for more life-years lost than cancer and cardiovascular diseases combined; globally, there are an estimated 5 million deaths per year. Costs in the United States are conservatively estimated at 1+ Trillion dollars per year. Injury on the job is a leading cause of work-related death, morbidity, and disability, and places a serious financial burden on employers and the health care system. Addressing the injury challenge requires injury prevention and control specialists working with other disciplines to apply cutting-edge research and translation efforts.
The successful candidate will have opportunities for collaboration with a diverse group of faculty in Environmental Health Sciences, other divisions in the School of Public Health and across the university, including, but not limited to, investigators who are experts in epidemiology, biostatistics, engineering, transportation research, exposure analyses, epigenetics, psychology, and public policy.
For more information, please contact:
Susan Goodwin Gerberich
Professor, Division of Environmental Health Sciences
University of Minnesota
MMC 807 Campus Delivery Code 8807
420 Delaware Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Assistant or Associate Professor
Department of Public Health Sciences
University of California, Davis
Location: Davis, California
The University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences invites applications for a faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level with expertise in occupational or environmental health and/or epidemiology teaching and research. This is a full-time tenure track appointment. A doctoral degree (e.g., PhD, DrPH, or MD) in a relevant field is required. The candidate must have experience with population-based occupational and environmental health research or exposure science related to occupational and environmental health outcomes. Special preference will be given to applicants with experience addressing health and safety of immigrant and contingent workers, agricultural workers and/or with global occupational health issues.
The mission of the Department of Public Health Sciences is to improve the health of people through population-based approaches by developing and evaluating educational programs, conducting epidemiologic research, engaging in public service and developing policy and other translational outcomes. The Department covers a broad area of public health domains with a focus on health promotion and disease prevention, occupational and environmental health, cancer, health care policy, aging, ethical issues, reproductive, women's, children's, rural, minority and global health.
The Center for Occupational and Environmental Health (COEH) is a campus program administratively located within the Department of Public Health Sciences. It serves government, industry, schools, health professionals, labor and the general public. Activities are grounded in multi-campus, multidisciplinary teaching programs in public health, medicine, nursing, and related fields which educate future leaders in occupational and environmental health, develop new knowledge and bring the resources of the University of California to the public.
APPLY ONLINE BY MARCH 30, 2015
Applications accepted until the position is filled through July 31, 2015.
For more information, please contact:
Industrial Hygiene (Tenure Track)
2 Positions - Instructor or Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor
University of Utah School of Medicine
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
These exciting tenure-track positions with a growing, nationally-recognized Industrial Hygiene (IH) program have 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, these may also involve up to 25% administration and service activities for more senior-level appointment(s).
Both positions will 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.
Both positions require the faculty person to provide curricular guidance to assigned 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.
The advanced rank position would require 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 both positions. 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 also required. For early career level, applicant should be eligible to take the CIH examination within 3 years.
For more information, please contact:
Rod R. Larson, Ph.D., CIH
Director, Industrial Hygiene
RMCOEH, University of Utah
391 Chipeta Way, Suite C
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
NIOSH FELLOWSHIP POSITION
Occupational Fatality Investigator
Location: Morgantown, WV
The Division of Safety Research, located in Morgantown, WV, serves as the focal point for NIOSH's traumatic occupational injury research program, http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/injury/. The Division follows the public health model, melding in safety and engineering sciences, using epidemiologic methods to define injury problems and to focus intervention efforts, and safety and engineering sciences to address human factors issues and to develop and test control technologies.
The purpose of this fellowship position is to conduct investigations of fatal occupational motor vehicle-related incidents to Law Enforcement Officers (LEO) in the United States using the NIOSH Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (FACE) model. The fellow will be located in the Surveillance and Field Investigations Branch (SFIB), Fatality Investigations Team (FIT), and will work within the existing FACE program team. Information about the NIOSH FACE program is available at http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/face/.
The fellow will support and conduct public health fatality investigations, and develop technical reports outlining intervention approaches to prevent LEO fatal occupational motor vehicle-related incidents. The nature of work includes: interpreting investigation findings, conducting literature reviews of existing occupational safety and health standards, adapting standard motor vehicle-related injury prevention techniques to LEO fatalities, developing recommendations, and preparing documents and publications to present findings from these investigations. Because of the nature of work, the position will require the fellow to travel on a regular basis.
The individual must have a masters or doctoral degree in public health, safety engineering, industrial hygiene, safety and health management, or similar program. Knowledge and experience with injury investigation techniques is preferred. The individual must have excellent written and oral communication skills. The individual must also have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment. NIOSH is an equal opportunity employer. Non-U.S. Citizens are eligible to apply. Salary will be based on education and experience, and will likely range from $57,982 to $69,497.
For more information or to provide a CV or resume, please contact:
Paul Moore, firstname.lastname@example.org, 304-285-6016
Assistant Professor - Biology, Epidemiology
University of St. Thomas
Location: St. Paul, Minnesota
The University of St. Thomas Biology Department invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position in Epidemiology. Responsibilities will include teaching courses at the introductory and/or upper-division level that support one or more of our undergraduate majors (i.e., Biology, Biochemistry, Environmental Science, Global Health, and Neuroscience). The successful candidate will have a broad background in biology, will exhibit potential to develop a research program that crosses and/or transcends traditional disciplinary boundaries between epidemiology and biology, and will establish a high-quality research program that provides opportunities for undergraduate collaboration and has potential to be competitive for external funding.
Research support will include generous start-up funds, laboratory space in a modern science facility, and a substantial time allocation for mentoring undergraduate research partners. The Biology Department is committed to undergraduate education and engaging undergraduate students in a dynamic research environment.
A PhD and postdoctoral experience is strongly preferred; ABD will be considered (with initial appointment at the rank of instructor).
For more information about the University of St. Thomas Biology Department, visit http://www.stthomas.edu/biology/
Visit http://jobs.stthomas.edu. Please submit a cover letter with a description of how your expertise would contribute to the Department's programs, a CV, a description of your research agenda, and a statement of your teaching philosophy and experience, and arrange to have three electronic reference letters sent to Patrycja Jones (JONE2615@stthomas.edu); e-mail subject line should read "EPI JOB Candidate's Name".
Nurse Case Manager
Chevron Medical, Disability Management
Location: Houston, Texas
Chevron Medical is looking for a full-time, nurse case manager (contract position) to work in Chevron's Disability Management group located in Houston, TX.
The contract nurse case manager will work with Chevron's team of Disability Management Advisors to oversee employee absence cases (FMLA, DIP, PFL, STD and LTD) managed by a third-party vendor. The candidate in this position will need to work cross-functionally within the Global Health and Medical group, serving as the coordinator for employee absences managed by the Disability Management team. Applicants must have a strong clinical background including diagnosis, appropriate care/medical treatment and recovery periods. They must also have strong organizational and computer skills as well as familiarity with case management systems. The successful candidate for this contract position will have a proven track record of sound clinical judgment and demonstrated ability to maintain medical confidentiality.
Interested candidates may send their resume and cover letter to email@example.com
Assistant/Associate Professor, Tenure-Track Faculty
Division of Epidemiology, Human Genetics and Environmental Sciences
University of Texas School of Public Health
Location: Houston, Texas
The University of Texas School of Public Health (UTSPH) invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in the Division of Epidemiology, Human Genetics and Environmental Sciences.
Candidates will be expected to initiate and lead an independent, extramurally-funded research program of international caliber in occupational medicine or industrial hygiene. The selected candidates will also be expected to contribute to the educational and service missions of the School through teaching and advising master's and doctoral students and performing community service.
Candidates for the occupational medicine position should possess an MD degree, hold current board certification in Occupational Medicine/Preventive Medicine by the American Board of Preventive Medicine and be eligible for Texas medical licensure. Candidates for the industrial hygiene position should have a doctorate degree in industrial hygiene, occupational health or other closely related fields; candidates should also hold current CIH certification or be eligible to take the CIH examination within 3 years. For the rank of Associate Professor, a history of external research funding is also required.
Elaine Symanski, PhD, Search Committee Chair
c/o Annette Allett,
The University of Texas School of Public Health
1200 Pressler St., RAS W1024
Houston, TX 77030
Email: Annette.M. Allett@uth.tmc.edu
None at this time.