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  • Endowed Professor And Department Chair- Environmental Health

    Job Number
    44330
    Job Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Division
    School Of Public Health
    Department
    SPH: Environmental Health
    Location : Name
    Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
    This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
    Not Applicable
    Required Documents
    Letter of Interest
  • Description

     

    The Department consists of 21 primary faculty, 14 joint faculty, and over 40 adjunct faculty, many affiliated with CDC. The Department has achieved recognition for research programs in environmental epidemiology, toxicology, infectious disease ecology, exposure science, risk analysis and implementation science. The faculty has particular strength in air pollutant and waterborne exposures and exposure to pesticides and other chemicals.

     

    The Department has approximately 90 masters and 25 doctoral students annually. Multiple opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration in environmental health exist with other academic departments and with nearby institutions, including the CDC and the Georgia Institute of Technology. Current partnerships and centers include a NIEHS Environmental Health Sciences Core Center (Exposome focus), NIEHS-designated Children's Health Exposure Analysis Resource (CHEAR) Laboratory, NIEHS/USEPA Children’s Environmental Health Center (Center for Children's Health, the Environment, the Microbiome and Metabolomics), Fogarty Global Environmental and Occupational Health Training and Research Center (GEOHealth Hub), Southeastern Center for Air Pollution and Epidemiology, the Emory Center for Global Safe Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), and a university-wide initiative on climate change (Climate@Emory).

     

    RSPH employs nearly 200 faculty members and enrolls over 1,300 graduate students in its MPH, MSPH and doctoral programs. RSPH is growing, ranked 5th by US News and World Report, and is currently launching construction of a third building that will bring total space to 500,000 square feet. The School is located on the Emory University campus in Atlanta, Georgia, and is adjacent to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Emory’s Schools of Medicine and Nursing, and a number of laboratory and clinical facilities. Emory’s endowment is among the largest of US universities. Emory University enrolls over 15,000 students, approximately half in undergraduate programs and half in graduate and professional programs, taught by 3,293 faculty.

     

    Applicants must apply to the Emory University Careers Website: http://www.hr.emory.edu/eu/careers/. Search for job #44330  and attach a letter of interest and CV.  Applicants should also email a letter of interest and CV to: Drs. Carlos del Rio (cdelrio@emory.edu) and Kyle Steenland,  (nsteenl@emory.edu), co-chairs of the search committee, with copy to Nancy Sterk (nsterk@emory.edu). Please include Job Vacancy # 44330 in application.  The starting date is negotiable, and salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

     

    Applicants should have a doctoral degree in Environmental Health Sciences, Epidemiology, Toxicology, Exposure Assessment, or a related discipline; a prominent record of academic research, scholarship, service, and teaching; a demonstrated capacity to secure external research funding; dedication to faculty career development and to training the next generation of environmental health students; and strong advocacy for methodological and collaborative research. Candidates should understand trends in the field, have a demonstrated ability to foster creativity and innovation, and have proven leadership and management abilities in a fast-paced environment. The committee will accept applications from candidates with an established record that merits appointment as a tenured full professor.

     

    Emory University is committed to Inclusion and equity in the recruitment and retention of faculty. The university diligently supports the training of historically underrepresented and underserved communities. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.

     

    Emory University is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

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