Department: Health Science & Human Ecology Appointment: Assistant Professor Tenure Track Effective: September 2018 Area of Specialization: Environmental Health Science
The Department of Health Science and Human Ecology at California State University San Bernardino invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in Environmental Health. Candidates should have general expertise in Public Health and specific expertise in Environmental Health Science/Occupational Health. The successful candidate must be able to teach courses in Environmental and Occupational Health as well as basic public health.
California State University, San Bernardino (a Hispanic serving Institution) is located in San Bernardino in the Inland Empire, 60 miles East from Los Angeles. CSUSB offers programs through the colleges of Arts and Letters, Business and Public Administration, Education, Natural Sciences, Social and Behavioral Sciences and operates a satellite campus in Palm Desert located in Coachella Valley. CSUSB serves approximately 20,700 students and offers 47 undergraduate, 35 graduate and one doctoral degree as well as 13 programs with national accreditation.
CSUSB actively encourages qualified applicants to apply who demonstrate a commitment to serving a diverse student population and advancing student success through highly engaged, high impact educational practices. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from women and members of historically underrepresented groups.
Teaching responsibilities could include undergraduate and/or graduate courses in environmental health science, occupational health, industrial hygiene, basic public health, as well as courses in health and human ecology. The appointee will be expected to advise undergraduate students and to supervise undergraduate and graduate student research projects and theses. The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate excellence in teaching, to develop an externally funded research program involving student participation, and to participate in service activities.
A Ph.D. degree is required with a major in Environmental Health Science, Occupational Health, or other appropriate field. The ideal candidate should be qualified to become a Registered Environmental Health Specialist/Certified Industrial Hygienist. A history of grant writing and grant funded research and/or demonstration projects is desirable.
SALARY: Dependent on qualifications and experience. Preference will be given to a candidate who is or will be qualified to become a Registered Environmental Health Specialist/Certified Industrial Hygienist.
DEADLINE AND APPLICATION PROCESS: Applicants should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, undergraduate and graduate transcripts (official transcripts will be required pending an offer), statements or research/professional accomplishments and goals, teaching philosophy and strategies, three letters of recommendation together with the names and complete contact information of referees. Review of applications will begin January 22, 2017 and the position will remain open until filled. For further information about the Department, please visit http://health.csusb.edu.
Also include a Diversity Statement which may include your interpretation of diversity, inclusion, gender equity and must include specific examples of how your educational and/or professional experiences, background/philosophy has prepared you for this role at California State University, San Bernardino (maximum 250 words).
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096 - Revised July 21, 2017)
This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: http://hrd.csusb.edu/conflictInterest.html.
Additional Salary Information: Salary Depends on Qualifications
California State University, San Bernardino offers a challenging and innovative academic environment. The university seeks to provide a supportive and welcoming social and physical setting where students, faculty and staff feel they belong and can excel. The university provides students the opportunity to engage in the life of the campus, interact with others of diverse backgrounds and cultures, a...s well as participate in activities that encourage growth, curiosity and scholarly fulfillment. Through its branch campus in Palm Desert, the university mission extends to the Coachella Valley.