Environmental & Occupational Health Assistant Professor

Company: East Carolina University

Location: Greenville, North Carolina

Date Posted:  September 19, 2017

Application Deadline:  October 20, 2017

Employment Type: Full time

Salary: Commensurate with Qualifications

Environmental & Occupational Health Assistant Professor

About the Position

Vacancy #: 000365
Salary Range: Commensurate with Qualifications
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

The Department of Public Health of the Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University (ECU) invites applicants for an Assistant Professor, twelve-month, tenure-track faculty position in environmental and occupational health.

ECU is a constituent of the University of North Carolina and classified as Doctoral/Research-Intensive University. Located in Greenville, North Carolina, ECU is the third largest of the 16-campus University of North Carolina System.

The Department of Public Health offers a Masters of Public Health (MPH) degree program accredited by the Council for Education in Public Health (CEPH) with over 100 enrolled students.

The Department is part of a strategic plan at ECU to establish a School of Public Health in the near future. A new Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) program with a concentration in environmental and occupational health has recently been established within the Department.

The start date for admitting doctoral students is Spring 2018.

The Department has a robust research portfolio and provides opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration with faculty in the Schools of Medicine and Dentistry, Colleges of Nursing, Allied Health Sciences, Department of Health Education and Promotion, the North Carolina Agromedicine Institute (NCAI), and other programs across the campus.

The University has strong community-based collaborations with clinics, health departments, and non-profit organizations in eastern North Carolina with the mission to reduce health disparities among rural and underserved populations.

ECU seeks to attract an active, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber, skilled in scholarship of teaching, service, discovery, application and integration of knowledge.

The successful candidate will contribute to the Department of Health Education and Promotion's bachelor and masters in environmental health (BSEH, MSEH) programs and the MPH and DrPH programs housed in the Department of Public Health, mentor students, conduct investigator-initiated research, and provide university, professional, and community service, consistent with tenure-track faculty members at ECU.


Minimum Qualifications:

Earned Doctorate in environmental/occupational health or the equivalent (CEPH-accredited Schools of Public Health graduates preferred).

Demonstrated commitment to research, teaching and service in environmental and occupational health.

Preferred Education and Experience:

Prior research, teaching and/or service in occupational health, industrial hygiene, risk science/toxicology, or other areas of environmental and occupational health.

Record of working with rural subpopulation groups are preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. In addition to submitting a candidate profile online, please submit online the required applicant documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of Interest
  • List of Three References (noting contact information)

Additional Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants must complete a candidate profile or staff application (see "Application Types Accepted" below) online via the PeopleAdmin system. In addition, applicants must submit the documents requested in order to be considered for the position.

Application Types Accepted:

Candidate Profile (EHRA only)

How to Apply 

Applications will be considered until position is filled. Please submit an online ECU application for vacancy # 000365 to ECU Human Resources at

East Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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