Assistant or Associate Professor of Environmental Public Health (EPH) - Alaska Pacific University

LOCATION: Anchorage, AK

CLOSING DATE: March 7, 2019

OPPORTUNITY TYPE: Job

JOB #: 13646

POSTED: February 7, 2019

Description:

APU is a small, private liberal arts university known for experiential and project-based learning. The university campus is in Anchorage, Alaska, a diverse city and home to more than 300,000 residents. APU offers a unique set of bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral- level degrees, with emphasis on Alaska-critical and globally-relevant issues. Focused on competency development and cultural relevancy, the APU curriculum fosters high-level intellectual and practical skills, a wide-ranging knowledge of science, cultures, and society, and an active commitment to personal and social responsibility. APU aspires to become a Tribal university, and by honoring Alaska’s Indigenous heritage, exemplifying excellence, and preparing paths for educational attainment and student success, the University is committed to growing innovative programs that are responsive to the workforce needs of Alaska, as well as growing Alaskan and Alaska Native professionals from within the state.

The Environmental Public Health program is a new program offering a broad core curriculum and specialized studies dedicated to studying environmental health in Alaska. The program will prepare students to be environmental health professionals who investigate, report, and address environmental hazards in the built and natural environment. APU’s program focuses on applied environmental health science complemented by field-work in Alaska’s urban and rural communities. Environmental Public Health is part of the Institute of Culture and Environment, which also includes Marine and Environmental Science, Outdoor Studies, Education, and Liberal Studies programs.

Skills/Eligibility:

Earned advanced degree in environmental health or related field is required at time of appointment; doctorate preferred. Experience working in Alaska’s rural environment is preferred. Candidates should be able to demonstrate expertise in core competency areas related to scientific inquiry and public health. Strong candidates will be able to demonstrate expertise in both teaching and mentoring and will have experience with university program and curriculum development.

How to Apply:

https://www.alaskapacific.edu/careers/assistant-or-associate-professor-and-director-of-environmental-public-health/