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Environmental Health - Tenure Track Faculty Position (Open Rank)

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, a current curriculum vita, a statement of research interests and contact information for five references. Applications submitted by email are preferred. Application materials should be sent to: Dr. James Blando, Chair of the Search Committee at https://jobs.odu.edu/ Review of applications will begin September 4, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Environmental Health - Tenure Track Faculty Position (Open Rank)
Department COMM & ENVIRON HEALTH
Position Number F0647A
Job Description

The Appointment is a 10-month Assistant/Associate/Full Professor position. The department offers a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health as well as an M.S. in Community Health. All Environmental Health degrees are fully accredited by the National Environmental Health Science and Protection Accreditation Council or the Council on Education for Public Health. Faculty teach and conduct research in a variety of areas, such as Environmental Health, Industrial Hygiene and Occupational Safety and Health. Candidates are expected to teach, conduct research, participate in community and university service, market and build undergraduate enrollment for the Bachelors of Science in Environmental Health, as well as coordinate all undergraduate student advising and internship assignments for undergraduate students in the program. Teaching requirements may include undergraduate and graduate level environmental health, occupational safety, and industrial hygiene topics.

Type of Recruitment General Public
Type of Recruitment General Public
Minimum Qualifications - knowledge, skills, and abilities

A track record of research and scholarly activity or the potential to develop an active research program in environmental and occupational health is required. In addition, the applicant must have the ability to interface within the larger public health community and its associated disciplines. Demonstration of experience teaching subjects in environmental and/or occupational health is also required for appointment.

Minimum Qualifications - Education or training

A terminal degree is required. Applicants must have an earned doctorate in a relevant scientific discipline and must have experience in environmental and/or occupational health.

Minimum Qualifications - Special licenses, registration or certification
Preferred Qualifications

(1) experience as a program director or administrator or accreditation (2) experience coordinating practicum/internship placements and/or field experience; (3) ability to work well in a collegial environment with a variety of stakeholders; and (4) Prior professional certifications in environmental health, industrial hygiene and/or occupational safety and health as well as field work and/or laboratory experience within those professions is strongly preferred. (5) Teaching experience in distance formats is desirable.

Location Norfolk, VA
Job Open Date 06/19/2017
Application Review Date 09/04/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants / Additional Materials Required

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, a current curriculum vita, a statement of research interests and contact information for five references. Applications submitted by email are preferred. Application materials should be sent to: Dr. James Blando, Chair of the Search Committee at https://jobs.odu.edu/ Review of applications will begin September 4, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Telework Friendly No
Equity Statement

It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, gender, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or © consistent with contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

College Home Page

https://www.odu.edu/hs

Department Home Page

http://hs.odu.edu/commhealth/

Posting Specific Questions

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  1. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education (website or print)
    • Higheredjobs.com
    • DiverseJobs.com
    • StudentAffairs.com
    • Jobs.Virginia.gov
    • Old Dominion University website
    • Virginia Pilot (website or print)
    • Richmond Times Dispatch (website or print)
    • Other

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
  4. Statement of Research Interests
  5. Contact Information for Professional References
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Philosophy
  2. Other Document