Assistant Professor in Industrial Hygiene

Assistant Professor in Industrial Hygiene

  • Cincinnati, United States
Assistant Professor in Industrial Hygiene
Job description

Assistant Professor in Industrial Hygiene

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation's best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls "the most ambitious campus design program in the country."

With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC's momentum has never been stronger. UC's annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.

Job Overview
As one of the oldest medical schools in the country, the UC College of Medicine has a reputation for training best-in-class health care professionals and developing cutting-edge procedures and research that improves the health and clinical care of patients.

The Department of Environmental and Public Health Sciences at the University of Cincinnati is seeking an outstanding individual for a tenure-track faculty position (at Assistant Professor level) in Industrial Hygiene. The department consistently ranks among the best in the nation with a research-oriented and interactive faculty. The appointee can anticipate a highly competitive start-up package.

Essential Functions
The appointee will become a member of a highly rated program that produces leaders in the health and safety profession. The Division of Environmental and Industrial Hygiene (EIH) provides training for both master's and doctoral level students and is fully accredited by ABET. The EIH faculty members have established research in exposure assessment and control, ergonomics, aerosol science and technology, bioaerosols, risk assessment, biological monitoring, and toxicology. This faculty has worked collaboratively with faculty in the other five divisions: Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Environmental Genetics and Molecular Toxicology, Public Health, and Occupational Medicine. The EIH faculty are active members of the NIOSH-sponsored Education and Research Center (ERC), which has been continuously funded for 45 years. Interactions with researchers at Cincinnati Children's and VA Hospitals, as well as NIOSH and USEPA, both of which have major laboratory facilities nearby are common and encouraged.

Minimum Requirements
Doctoral degree in industrial hygiene or relevant science or engineering field.

Additional Qualifications Considered
Strong record of scholarship, funded research, excellence in teaching, advising, and service in the area of environmental, occupational or public health.

  • Expertise in at least one of the following areas: exposure assessment and control, ergonomics, aerosol science and technology, bioaerosols, risk assessment, biological monitoring, climate change, health disparities, or healthcare.
  • Certified Industrial Hygienist or other certifications relevant to environmental and industrial hygiene within 2 years of being hired.
  • Physical Requirements
  • Sitting - Continuously

Compensation and Benefits
UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.

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The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

Areas of Research
  • Public & Global Health