Human exposure to environmental pollutants and their impact on health
The Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health at The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is seeking an outstanding faculty member at the Assistant Professor (tenure-track) or Associate Professor (tenure-track or tenured) rank in the broad area of human exposure to environmental pollutants and their impact on health. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Candidates for this position will hold a PhD, ScD, MD, or equivalent doctoral degree with a strong background in environmental health sciences, epidemiology, public health, or a related discipline. Responsibilities for this position will include developing an independent research program, teaching at the graduate level, advising masters and doctoral students, and participating in service activities.
Applicants with expertise in environmental or occupational epidemiology, children’s environmental health, air pollution, indoor air quality, personal or environmental exposure assessment, and community-based environmental health research are strongly encouraged to apply.
Preference will be given to applicants with a record of peer-reviewed publications, conference presentations, and experience in teaching graduate level courses in environmental health sciences. Candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the UAB academic community through their research, teaching and service are especially encouraged to apply.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. It is anticipated that the appointment will begin in August 2020.
The mission of the School of Public Health is to create, disseminate, apply, and teach knowledge to improve health and wellbeing. It has approximately 350 undergraduates and 400 graduate students with over 80 faculty members and 150 administrative and professional staff. The School of Public Health, accredited by the Council of Education for Public Health is the only accredited School of Public Health in Alabama. UAB offers many attractive benefits and incentives to its faculty, and is centrally located in Birmingham, Alabama, a vibrant, affordable city that offers extensive cultural, dining, entertainment and recreational options. In 2017, Birmingham was named one of Zagat’s most exciting food cities in the US. For an overview of Birmingham’s activities and events, visit https://www.birmingham365.org/
UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.
A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment.