Undergraduate Environmental Health Program

Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Job Type: 
Job Rank: 
Assistant/Associate Tenure Track
Job Institution: 
Colorado State University
Job Description: 

The Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado is accepting applications for a tenure track faculty position with a focus on the National Environmental Health, Science & Protection Accreditation Council (EHAC) accredited Environmental Health Undergraduate Program.

Applicants must have earned a doctoral degree or equivalent in environmental health, environmental engineering, public health, or a closely related field. Candidates nearing completion of a doctorate program (ABD) may be considered; degree must be earned by start date. This position will be expected to contribute significantly to teaching undergraduate students in Environmental Health. Successful candidates must have demonstrated teaching experience in relevant coursework such as environmental health management (law), water quality, food safety, waste management, occupational health, occupational safety, air quality, and environmental health laboratory (use of instruments to obtain and analyze pertinent environmental samples). Preference will be given to candidates who have obtained certification as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) or candidates who can commit to obtain certification within two years of hire. Applications from candidates in a range of research focus areas will be considered. Applicants should have the ability to advance the department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion through teaching, research, and service with relevant programs, goals, and activities.

To apply, candidates must submit the following materials: letter of interest addressing the required and preferred criteria detailed above, full curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research philosophy (no more than two pages), and contact information for three references (including address, telephone number, and email address). References will not be contacted without prior notification to applicants. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, for full consideration, application materials should be received by February 12, 2018 at 11:59 p.m.. Questions about the position can be directed to Judy Heiderscheidt, Search Committee Chair (judy.heiderscheidt@colostate.edu; 970-491-5767). Questions about the application process can be sent to Mr. Zach Herin (zachary.herin@colostate.edu; 970-491-0294). Application materials must be submitted via the following link: http://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/53032.

Colorado State University, with an enrollment of over 27,000 students, is located in Fort Collins at the base of the Rocky Mountains. Less than an hour from Rocky Mountain National Park, Fort Collins is a small city with an excellent school system, an expansive park and natural area program with extensive biking, hiking and walking trails, and over 300 days of sunshine each year. Money Magazine consistently ranks Fort Collins as one of the “Best Places to Live” in the United States. Fort Collins has exceptional and abundant outdoor and cultural activities, and the cities of Boulder and Denver are within an hour drive. More information about Fort Collins and Colorado State University can be obtained at http://www.ftcollins.org/ and http://www.colostate.edu/visiting-campus.aspx.

The Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences is home to over 120 undergraduate Environmental Health students, over 140 graduate students, and 41 faculty members. Graduate students pursue degrees (MS, PhD) in Environmental Health, specializing in Epidemiology, among others. The Department has a strong tradition in environmental epidemiology, cancer epidemiology, reproductive epidemiology, indoor and ambient air pollution, respiratory and cardiovascular health, occupational health and safety, ergonomics, toxicology, and radiation cancer biology. Colorado State University, along with partner institutions the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and the University of Northern Colorado, is part of the collaborative Colorado School of Public Health. The Graduate Degree Program in Public Health at Colorado State University, offering a Master of Public Health degree, encompasses multiple Departments and Colleges on the campus.

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.

The Title IX Coordinator is the Executive Director of the Office of Support and Safety Assessment, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523 -2026, (970) 491-7407.

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Associate Vice President for Human Capital, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.