Tenure-Track Position in Children’s Environmental Health, NYU School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics
The Department of Pediatrics at NYU School of Medicine is accepting applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in its Division of Environmental Pediatrics.
Candidates for this position are expected to hold PhD and/or MD or equivalent degree, and postdoctoral training in environmental health sciences is preferred. The candidate will join a growing program in children’s environmental health, which benefits from strong collaborative relationships with a long-standing National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Core Center and one of the cohort centers for the NIH Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes Program. Substantial opportunities exist for collaboration with multiple academic departments within NYU School of Medicine as well as other schools within New York University, including its College of Global Health, and the Wagner School of Public Service. A substantial emphasis of this program is in prevention of obesity and cardiorenal risks, with a focus on life-course epidemiology. Experience with and/or willingness to participate in interdisciplinary research and teaching activities is essential, and clinically trained candidates will have the opportunity to maintain clinical skills through activities in the Division of General Pediatrics.
This position presents remarkable career advancement opportunities for a motivated individual. The expectation is for such an individual to attract research funding, demonstrate excellence in teaching, and successfully foster interdisciplinary collaborations. A mentorship team will be developed to guide professional fulfillment and assessment of his/her progress towards promotion and tenure. The NYU-Health and Hospitals Corporation Clinical Translational Sciences Institute provides remarkable resources for growth of junior faculty, including but not limited to pilot project funding opportunities and research studios to plan and enhance grant applications.
The mission of the Division of Environmental Pediatrics at NYU School of Medicine is to protect children from environmental hazards.
We achieve this goal through targeted research to identify exposures that contribute to chronic conditions which ever increasing among children worldwide. We also document the health and economic consequences of failing to impl...ement policies that adequately protect our most precious resource. Ultimately, we need a coordinated program of clinical care, research and policy to achieve this ambitious goal. Our team has executed children's environmental health studies in four continents, and advised local, national, foreign and global leaders about the most effective, state-of-the-art steps for prevention.