The University of Iowa, College of Public Health invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Occupational and Environmental Health.
Department of Occupational and Environmental Health
The Department offers a rich environment for collaborative research. Eighteen professors direct or participate in an array of extramurally-funded research and outreach programs, including:
A NIEHS-funded environmental health sciences core center
A NIEHS-funded superfund research program
A NIEHS-funded nanotoxicology research program
A NIOSH-funded agricultural health center
A NIOSH-funded education and research center
A NIOSH-funded total worker health center
A CDC-funded injury prevention research center
NIH, CDC, and other investigator-initiated research projects
Applications will be considered at the level of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor.
Responsibilities of the position include research and teaching in toxicology and environmental health. It is anticipated that the successful applicant will transition over time to a leadership role in the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Human Toxicology.
Examples of potential areas of scholarship for this faculty position include:
Cellular/molecular/developmental toxicology with assessment of adverse outcome pathways
Chemical risk assessment using in silico , in vitro and/or in vivo models
Omics approaches, such as epigenomic or metabolomics, to the study of environmental contaminants
Laboratory space will be provided in the newly renovated Human Toxicology and Exposure Science Laboratory close to the College of Public Health Building.
College of Public Health
The College of Public Health was founded in 1999 as the major component of the Public Health Initiative, sponsored by The University of Iowa and the State of Iowa. The college is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in public health scholarship, teaching, and community service. Housed in a beautiful new facility overlooking the Iowa River, the college offers a rich environment interdisciplinary research, and is home to an array of graduate programs (MPH, MHA, MS, PhD) and new undergraduate degree programs in public health (BA, BS).
Iowa City is a vibrant Midwestern university town with an intellectual and cultural atmosphere, diverse international community, a dynamic downtown full of shops and restaurants that is adjacent to campus, great public education system, friendly people, affordable homes, easy commutes, and many other assets that makes Iowa City one of the highest ranked cities in the country:
With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical centers and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.