Assistant Professor - Dornsife School of Public Health at Drexel University

LOCATION: Philadelphia, PA

CLOSING DATE: December 28, 2018


JOB #: 13333

POSTED: November 28, 2018


The Department of Environmental and Occupational Health (EOH) at the Dornsife School of Public Health invites applicants for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. We seek  applicants committed to collaborative, interdisciplinary research on the environmental and  occupational determinants of health, consistent with the School’s mission of promoting health as a human right, improving health in cities, eliminating health disparities, and promoting health in all  policies. The successful applicant will have a doctoral degree in a relevant field, demonstrate  strong potential for securing external funding, and experience in, or potential for, high-quality teaching and mentoring. We value diversity among the members of our Department and School.

The Department currently offers a Master of Public Health degree in EOH and a Master of Science degree in EOH Sciences. The Department has 12 research, teaching, or clinical faculty from a  range of disciplines. Research funding comes from NIH, CDC, FEMA, other federal and state  agencies, private foundations, and industry. Current faculty expertise in EOH includes environmental epidemiology, exposure science, industrial hygiene, occupational medicine, injury  prevention, occupational health psychology, public health preparedness, and risk communication.  We are soliciting applications broadly, from candidates with expertise in any area of environmental and occupational health.

The Dornsife School of Public Health at Drexel University is a CEPH-accredited School of Public Health in Philadelphia, under the leadership of Dean Ana Diez Roux. In 2015, the School received a naming gift to expand the faculty, and to build new research and educational programs. Drexel University is the sixteenth-largest private university in the nation, with more than 22,000 students  and 8,000 employees. Drexel offers undergraduate and advanced degrees in engineering, architecture, media arts design, business, law, medicine, nursing, public health, and other fields. The University’s goal to become "the most civically-engaged university inAmerica" drives its work with the City of Philadelphia and diverse community partners. Drexel is within a short walk of the Amtrak and regional rail stations in the University City section of Philadelphia, a vibrant city with a  rich array of health care, educational, and arts institutions.

How to Apply:

The confidential application process requires a cover letter, describing relevant experience and goals,
and curriculum vitae, which should be submitted via Drexel Jobs (www.drexeljobs .com). Please  search by Department 6904, requisition #9346.

Interested candidates may direct any questions to the search committee chair, Dr. Jane E. Clougherty ( Applications will be accepted until a successful candidate has been identified, although we will begin reviewing submissions in late December 2018. Three letters of reference will ultimately be required for finalist candidates. The successful candidate would ideally start on September 1, 2019.