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Director of the BS in Environmental Health Program (Undergraduate) - Old Dominion University

Location: Norfolk, VA
Full-time position
Closing Date: open until filled
Job #11764
Posted: September 1, 2017
Description:
Job Title Director of the BS in Environmental Health Program (Undergraduate)
Department COMM & ENVIRON HEALTH
Position Number F0647A
Job Description

The Appointment is a 10-month Assistant/Associate/Full Professor position. The department offers a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Health as well as an M.S. in Community Health. All Environmental Health degrees are fully accredited by the National Environmental Health Science and Protection Accreditation Council or the Council on Education for Public Health. Faculty teach and conduct research in a variety of areas, such as Environmental Health, Industrial Hygiene and Occupational Safety and Health. Candidates are expected to teach, conduct research, participate in community and university service, market and build undergraduate enrollment for the Bachelors of Science in Environmental Health, as well as coordinate all undergraduate student advising and internship assignments for undergraduate students in the program. Teaching requirements may include undergraduate and graduate level environmental health, occupational safety, and industrial hygiene topics.

Type of Recruitment General Public
Type of Recruitment General Public
Skills/Eligibility:
Minimum Qualifications - knowledge, skills, and abilities

A track record of research and scholarly activity or the potential to develop an active research program in environmental and occupational health is required. In addition, the applicant must have the ability to interface within the larger public health community and its associated disciplines. Demonstration of experience teaching subjects in environmental and/or occupational health is also required for appointment.

Minimum Qualifications - Education or training

A terminal degree is required. Applicants must have an earned doctorate in a relevant scientific discipline and must have experience in environmental and/or occupational health.

Minimum Qualifications - Special licenses, registration or certification  
Preferred Qualifications

(1) experience as a program director or administrator or accreditation (2) experience coordinating practicum/internship placements and/or field experience; (3) ability to work well in a collegial environment with a variety of stakeholders; and (4) Prior professional certifications in environmental health, industrial hygiene and/or occupational safety and health as well as field work and/or laboratory experience within those professions is strongly preferred. (5) Teaching experience in distance formats is desirable.

How to Apply:

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, a current curriculum vita, a statement of research interests and contact information for five references. Applications submitted by email are preferred. Application materials should be sent to: Dr. James Blando, Chair of the Search Committee at https://jobs.odu.edu/ Review of applications will begin September 4, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
  4. Statement of Research Interests
  5. Contact Information for Professional References

Optional Documents

  1. Teaching Philosophy
  2. Other Document

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