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Public Health Sciences Open Positions

Assistant/Associate Professor, Regular Tenure-track
The Center for Occupational and Environmental Health (COEH)

The University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences invites applications for a faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level with expertise in occupational or environmental health and/or epidemiology teaching and research. This is a full-time tenure track appointment. A doctoral degree (e.g., PhD, DrPH, or MD) in a relevant field is required. The candidate must have experience with population-based occupational and environmental health research or exposure science related to occupational and environmental health outcomes. Special preference will be given to applicants with experience addressing health and safety of immigrant and contingent workers, agricultural workers and/or with global occupational health issues.

The mission of the Department of Public Health Sciences is to improve the health of people through population-based approaches by developing and evaluating educational programs, conducting epidemiologic research, engaging in public service and developing policy and other translational outcomes. The Department covers a broad area of public health domains with a focus on health promotion and disease prevention, occupational and environmental health, cancer, health care policy, aging, ethical issues, reproductive, women’s, children’s, rural, minority and global health.

The Center for Occupational and Environmental Health (COEH) is a campus program administratively located within the Department of Public Health Sciences. It serves government, industry, schools, health professionals, labor and the general public. Activities are grounded in multi-campus, multidisciplinary teaching programs in public health, medicine, nursing, and related fields which educate future leaders in occupational and environmental health, develop new knowledge and bring the resources of the University of California to the public.

Among other responsibilities, the faculty member hired for this position will:
• Provide intellectual and administrative leadership to the COEH; Work closely with COEH units at UC Berkeley and UCSF;
• Develop and teach courses in occupational and environmental health or epidemiology, and mentor graduate students and trainees in public health, epidemiology, and related fields;
• Maintain a leadership role in conducting research and identifying and obtaining extramural funding and fostering the development of an emphasis in focused areas of occupational and environmental health with preparation and submission of grant/contract proposals;
• Participate in service activities including committee appointments, public or community service;
• Work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment

Candidates will also participate in professional activities at a local, state, regional, and national level including disseminate knowledge through peer-reviewed publications, participation in and presentation at interdisciplinary and scientific meeting, and professional academic outreach and engagement.

Research experience as a principal investigator or co-investigator and/or extensive experience on extramurally funded projects documented by publications is required. The successful candidate should have experience teaching at the university level.

Application Procedure and Deadline:
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled through July 31, 2015. However, for full consideration, please go to to submit your letter of application, CV, and names of five references by March 30, 2015. If you have any questions please contact Mrs. Mary Meyerzon by email ( or phone (530-752-3627).

For more information regarding the UC Davis Department of Public Health Sciences, please visit the website at:

UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of diversity among its faculty, staff, and students.


UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer with a strong institutional