| FACULTY POSITION OPENING
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, NORTHRIDGE
Northridge, California 91330
Department: Environmental and Occupational Health
Effective Date of Appointment: 2013-14 AY
(Subject to Budgetary Approval)
Rank: Assistant/Associate Professor
Salary: Commensurate with experience.
Qualifications: Doctoral degree in Environmental and Occupational Health or a closely related field. ABD candidates will be considered, but must have completed the doctorate by the time of appointment. Experience in an Environmental Health discipline is desirable. Example areas include microbiology, toxicology, food safety, materials and waste management, program management with emphasis on sustainability or risk analysis. REHS (Registered Environmental Health Specialist) or CIH (Certified Industrial Hygienist) certification is desirable. Teaching and professional experience are criteria in evaluating candidates. Experience in student advisement is desirable. Candidate should demonstrate commitment to working with a diverse student population. Experience with on-line teaching and instructional technology is highly desirable.
CSUN is a Learning Centered University. The successful candidate will be expected to join faculty and staff in a commitment to active learning, to the assessment of learning outcomes, and to multiple pathways that enable students to graduate.
At time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services to work in the United States.
Evidence of degree(s) required at time of hire.
Responsibilities: Advise and teach a diverse population of undergraduate and/or graduate majors and students, establish an active research program, guide student research projects, and provide service to the university and professional organizations. The successful candidate may be required to teach on weekdays, including evenings, and possibly weekends. Depending on individual expertise, teaching areas for example may include: environmental health, microbiology, risk analysis, air quality, water quality, safety, hazardous materials management, administration, research design, graduate research seminars, or industrial hygiene. Ability to develop and offer on-line courses or to utilize other instructional technologies is highly desirable.
Application Deadline: Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three current letters of recommendation, and the names and contact information of at least three professional references. Applications may be submitted immediately; screening will begin on November 28, 2012 while priority will be given to applications received by November 23, 2012. Position will remain open until filled.
Inquiries and nominations should be addressed to:
Dr. Peter Bellin, Committee Chair
Department of Environmental and Occupational Health (EOH)
California State University, Northridge
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, California 91330-8412
Tel: (818) 677-4719 Fax: (818) 677-7411
Department website: http://www.csun.edu/hhd/eoh
California State University, Northridge, one of the largest of the 23 campuses of The California State University system, is located twenty-five miles northwest of central Los Angeles in the San Fernando Valley, a suburb with a multi-cultural population of over one million people. The University enrolls approximately 36,911 students (29,670 FTEs) from diverse backgrounds, served by 4,000 faculty. Nine Colleges offer baccalaureate degrees in 69 degree programs, masterís degrees in 58 graduate degree programs, 2 doctorate graduate program and 55 teaching credentials in the field of education, and various opportunities in extended learning and other special programs. For more information about the University, check our website: http://www.csun.edu/.
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