Watershed Institute for Collaborative Environmental Studies: Assistant or Associate Professor in Environmental Public Health

The Watershed Institute for Collaborative Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire invites applications for a probationary tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor (depending on experience and scholarship) in Environmental Public Health. The nine-month academic year appointment will start August 19, 2013. A summer appointment may be available. The salary range is $54,000 to $64,000, commensurate with experience and qualifications.


  • Environmental Public Health (ENPH) faculty are expected to teach a full course load each semester and supervise summer internships as assigned.
  • Faculty are also expected to participate in research and scholarly activities; provide academic advising to students; engage in service to the university and community; and participate in department, college, and university committee work.
  • Active participation in relevant environmental public health organizations is expected.


  • Doctorate in environmental health, public health or other relevant field; or MPH or equivalent with doctorate in a related field is required. Applicants will be considered if they can provide evidence that all requirements of the doctoral degree will be completed by August 31, 2013 (ABD considered if all requirements completed by December 31, 2013).
  • Record of professional experience in environmental health or public health is required.
  • Teaching ability in both classroom and laboratory/practicum/field environment is required. For the rank of Associate Professor, record of professional experience, teaching, scholarship, and publication is required. Potential for establishing this record is required for the rank of Assistant Professor.
  • Possession of CIH, CSP, RS/REHS or similar certification, and technology-based instruction would be considered assets.

The Program:

Since 1971, the nationally accredited ENPH B.S. Program ( ) has provided a comprehensive major that prepares students for a wide variety of environmental health careers, including environmental health specialist (sanitarian), epidemiologist, public health officer, health director, toxicologist, food inspector, housing inspector, risk assessor, environmental protection specialist, industrial hygienist, and environmental compliance officer in the public and private sectors. Many graduates continue education to pursue MS, MPH and PhD degrees. The ENPH Program brings a professional environmental health perspective to the interdisciplinary Watershed Institute for Collaborative Environmental Studies ( ).

Application Procedure


Submit the following:

  • Letter of application
  • Graduate school transcripts (official transcripts required for appointment)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Names and contact information of three references

Electronic submission of materials is encouraged. Send materials to:

Dr. Crispin Pierce
Environmental Public Health Program
Nursing 244
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Eau Claire, WI  54702-4004

The priority application deadline is December 15, 2012. However, screening may continue until the position is filled.

A criminal background check will be required prior to employment.

UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO employer striving to recruit, develop, and retain employees from varied backgrounds.

Posted 10/25/2012