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02-04-2008, 03:18 AM
The College of Public Health at the University of Nebraska Medical Center
(UNMC) seeks qualified candidates for four (4) tenure-leading faculty
positions at any rank in Environmental, Occupational and Agricultural
Health, with a research emphasis in environmental health and occupational
health and safety issues. The positions will address environmental and
occupational health in general and emphasize agricultural environments,
agricultural producers, farm workers and their families. Areas of emphasis
include (1) occupational health and medicine, (2) environmental health and
environmental protection, (3) risk analysis, (4) industrial hygiene or (5)
the science of healthy, habitable and sustainable environments.

The individual will conduct research and education activities related to
exposure assessment, risk communication, and the prevention of disease and
injury; advise students; teach graduate-level courses in environmental
health sciences, and interact with other faculty on research projects.
These efforts may include clinical aspects of disorders related to work in
industry, especially production agriculture. Critical to this position
will be strong linkages, communication and collaboration with other
academic, governmental and non-governmental organizations involved in
research and outreach on environmental, occupational, and agricultural
health and safety issues. The individual will be expected to collaborate
with faculty at UNMC, the University of Nebraska- Omaha and the University
of Nebraska-Lincoln (location of the Institute of Agriculture and Natural
Resources). Existing areas of strength in the department include water
quality, contaminant fate and transport, the effects of environmental
exposures, respiratory responses from exposure to particulates
(particularly organic dust), work-related musculoskeletal injuries,
toxicology and biostatistics.

UNMC has an environment that facilitates a growing research enterprise
(growth in NIH funding even in years of level NIH budget). Requirements
include a doctoral degree, productivity, and the ability to communicate
effectively. Evidence of extramural research funding is desirable. The
individual must qualify for the rank of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor
and will be expected to serve on college and university committees as well
as play active roles in the Master of Public Health program and the
M.S./Ph.D. program in Environmental Health, Occupational Health and
Toxicology.

Applicants should send a letter of application, resume, and a list of
three (3) professional references to:

Eleanor G. Rogan, Ph.D., Chair
Search Committee
College of Public Health
987850 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha NE 68198-7850

Review of applications will begin February 1, 2008, and will continue
until a suitable candidate is selected and recommended for appointment.
UNMC is an AA/EOE employer.