Assistant/Associate Professor or Higher - Tenure-Track or Tenured
Location: New Brunswick, New Jersey
Internal Number: 149866
The Department of Environmental Occupational Health and Justice at the School of Public Health and the Environmental Occupational Health Science Institute (EOHSI) at Rutgers University, seek multiple full-time, tenure-track/tenured faculty members at the rank of assistant, associate professor, or full professor as part of their expanding portfolio of interdisciplinary research, teaching, and community service related to environmental and population health biosciences. We are undertaking a cluster hire of up to three new tenure-track or tenured faculty in quantitative exposure/risk assessment, environmental health inequalities and climate/energy justice, environmental biochemistry and bioengineering with emphasis on developing cellular and acellular tools for the assessment of the interactions of emerging chemicals and advanced materials in environmental and biological systems, air and water quality, bioinformatics and big data analysis and environmental epidemiology. The individuals in these positions are expected to contribute to our MPH and PhD graduate teaching activities and collaborate with faculty in our current interdisciplinary NIH/NIEHS funded research centers and programs in Environmental and Population Health Biosciences as part of trans-disciplinary initiatives to reduce environmental health disparities and advance environmental and population health research in the U.S. and internationally. The School, the Institute and Rutgers University are especially interested in qualified applicants from diverse backgrounds who can bring new approaches to address these complex biopsychosocial and environmental influences on health. The applicant will also have an opportunity to serve on our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity initiative
Minimum Education and Experience:
We seek scholars with a doctorate degree in environmental health (or related field) who have demonstrated expertise in the aforementioned research fields. The candidates should also possess at least two years of post-doctoral experience (or demonstrated work experience). A strong record of engaging in interdisciplinary research, publications in peer-reviewed journals, a solid record of original and innovative research, and demonstrated excellence in teaching and mentoring of undergraduate, graduate level students and post-doctoral fellows are required. A strong record of peer-reviewed extramural funding for independent investigator-initiated research, and the ability in leading/working in interdisciplinary, multi-institutional teams are essential.
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