Assistant Professor of Environmental Health Sciences
University of Georgia - Georgia

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College of Public Health/Department of Environmental Health Science

Assistant Professor in Environmental Health Science

The Department of Environmental Health Science (EHS), College of Public Health at the University of Georgia invites applications and nominations for the tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Environmental Health Science. The successful candidate will assume a key leadership role in the department's EHAC- accredited undergraduate program in Environmental Health, including serving as the coordinator of the undergraduate program, supervisor of undergraduate advisement (including some advisement duties), coordinator of the undergraduate internship program and teaching undergraduate/graduate courses in environmental health science. The EHS Department is composed of eleven faculty members and has approximately 90 undergraduate majors' and 40 masters' and doctoral students. Currently, the EHS Department offers one undergraduate degree (BS EH ), an undergraduate minor, three master's degrees (MS EH, MS Toxicology, Master of Public Health-EHS Concentration) and two PhD degrees (PhD in EHS and PhD in Toxicology).

Applicants for this tenure-track position should have an earned advanced degree (PhD, or other relevant doctoral degree) in environmental health science or a related scientific discipline. Applicants should have a minimum of four year’s experience teaching and advising undergraduate students. Preference will be given to applicants with administrative experience in directing an undergraduate degree program, including program and curriculum development, advisement, assessment, and developing and administering student internship and career development activities.

The position will be a nine month salaried at 80% Instruction: 10% Administration: 10% Service starting in August 2013. Courses to be taught at undergraduate level include: 3 3-credit hours classes/semester plus management of the internship and administration of the undergraduate program. The University of Georgia has a widely respected Center for Teaching and Learning for pedagogical enhancement that will be available for course development. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

The University of Georgia is located in Athens, a vibrant community located in northeast Georgia. Athens is renowned for music and arts as well as collegiate athletics. Hiking, biking, rafting, and other outdoor activities are popular year-round and the bustling urban center of Atlanta, located seventy miles to the west, offers all of the amenities of a world-class city.

Email submissions are preferred ( ehsdept@uga.edu ). Applications received by May 6. 2013 will be assured of consideration. Please indicate "Assistant Professor - EHS" in the subject line. Please send as a single pdf file: (1) a statement of interest in the position, (2) a curriculum vitae. (3) a teaching portfolio (including a statement of teaching philosophy, demonstration of excellence in teaching and advisement and areas of instructional interest), and (4) the names of three references to:

Dr. Marsha C. Black, Search Committee Chair

Department of Environmental Health Science

206 Environmental Health Science Bldg.

University of Georgia Athens, GA 30602-2102

The University of Georgia is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to diversity within its community. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Institution Employment Link: https://www.ugajobsearch.com

CIP Discipline Code: Environmental Health Degree Levels: Doctorate Position Type: Faculty

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