Associate Professor – Environmental and Occupational health

Greenville, North Carolina, United States

Job description

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 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 (BSEHMSEH) 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 Education/Experience:

  • 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.

Full time or Part time: Full Time

Position Location (city): Greenville

Position Number: 000365

Organizational Unit Overview:

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.

How to apply

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)

To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University: • Uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access; • Prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society; • Develops tomorrow’s leaders to serve and inspire positive change; • Discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond; • Transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and • Improves quality of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics. We accomplish our mission through education, research, creative activities, and service while being good stewards of the resources entrusted to us.