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  • Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level positionbeginning in August 2007

    The College of Public Health, Environmental Health Sciences Division,
    University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) in Omaha, Nebraska is seeking
    a qualified candidate to fill a full-time tenure track faculty position at
    the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level beginning in August
    2007. The newly established College of Public Health has an accredited
    MPH program and is undergoing rapid expansion of the doctoral programs and
    core areas of research expertise.

    Preference will be given to candidates with a doctoral degree in
    occupational and environmental health or a closely related field. Expected
    areas of interest and competency for teaching and on-going research must
    include at least three (3) of the following: injury epidemiology,
    occupational health, acute and chronic injury exposures and risk modeling,
    ergonomics and safety, industrial hygiene, workplace health programs and
    the biomechanics of human movement as they relate to slips, trips and
    falls. Experience in occupational health and safety research related to
    agriculture, food processing, manufacturing, transportation, and
    construction is highly desirable.

    To apply, applicants must send a letter of application, resume, and a list
    of three (3) professional references to: Dr. Susanna Von Essen, Department
    of Internal Medicine, 985300 Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha NE 68198-5300.
    Review of applications will begin March 1, 2007, and will continue until
    a suitable candidate is selected and recommended for appointment.

    The candidate hired for this position must be eligible for full-time
    employment in the U.S. Minorities and Women are encouraged to apply. The
    University of Nebraska Medical Center is committed to a pluralistic campus
    community through affirmative action and equal opportunity and is
    responsive to the needs of dual career couples. We assure reasonable
    accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
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