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Director of Environmental Health & Safety
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX

Date Posted: October 9, 2013
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Salary: To Be Determined
No. Hours/Week: Full-time



UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas has an excellent opportunity for you to join us as our Director of Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S). Through our top-rated schools, hospitals, dozens of clinics and care centers, and leading-edge biomedical research labs, we employ a talented, diverse workforce. In this key role you will oversee the management of academic, research and clinical compliance in EH&S policies for our academic medical center. We offer a supportive, culturally diverse environment, competitive salaries and state of Texas benefits that begin the first day of employment.

As Director of EH&S, you will determine and set health and safety standards while also planning and developing overall strategy for EH&S institutional support in radiation safety, laser safety, biological safety, chemical safety, fire and life safety and occupational safety and environmental monitoring. It will also be your responsibility to direct and manage the development and training of environmental health and safety program managers and supervisors.

UT Southwestern is one of the world’s leading academic medical centers, with 13 specialties earning national recognition from U.S. News & World Report for 2013–14. We employ world-class medical and scientific faculty, including 5 Nobel Laureates, 20 faculty members of the prestigious National Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Medicine (IOM) and 20 members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. We transform lives and careers through the convergence of world-class medical education, medical research and patient care. It is this unique environment that allows us to stay at the forefront of medical discovery. Our dynamic team, including some of the world’s leading physicians, researchers and clinical professionals, embrace innovation to improve outcomes for even the most challenging cases.

UT Southwestern is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.


Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Science, Engineering Technologies or a related field and at least 5 years experience in the management of staff and operations within an EH&S department at an academic medical center or institution. Master’s degree or PhD in Safety Engineering or related field preferred.



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