The Assistant Professor, Occupational and Environmental Health Sciences is responsible for performing high quality, professional academic functions which include education, research, and offers consultative services related to occupational and environmental health sciences for clients of the Texas Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (TIOSH). Position participates in hospital committee functions and administrative duties as assigned. Provides education and training to residents and other students. Participates in research activities.
Promotes the development of web-based instructional materials to complement video instruction format and other departmental educational activities.
Development of coursework and ideas in keeping with the evolution of educational programs within the Department and the Health Science Center.
Offers competent, professional, and cost-effective consultative services to clients of TIOSH.
Conducts or participates in research activities and identifies sources of external funding to support this research and competes successfully for other extramural funding.
Serve as a consultant on issues related to occupational and environmental health.
Carries out professional responsibilities within the overall research community commensurate with rank.
Various administrative duties including institutional committee service and other academic assignments, national journal and grant reviews, editorial boards, policy development, quality improvement, etc.
Informs scientific peers and the general public of research results through written scholarly publications, formal and informal oral presentations.
Assists in the promotion of the Health Science Center professionally and through various publicity measures as organized by Public Affairs and or Development.
Assists administrative officers in the administration of the institution by assuring compliance with the personnel, budgetary and administrative policies of the institution.
Other duties as assigned.
Ph.D. or other doctoral degree in a related field.
Five (5) years' of training or practical experience in occupational and environmental health or a related field such as safety, risk management, toxicology and/or industrial hygiene.
Prefer: CIH or CSP and interest or experience in rural and agricultural occupational health and safety.
This is a non-tenure track position with the option to apply for tenure.
Please upload an updated CV with your application. Other supporting documentation (e.g. letter of interest, teaching/research statement) are encouraged but not required.
Internal Number: Requisition 18000315
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