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Associate Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health
LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans

Date Posted Mar. 30, 2023
Title Associate Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health
University LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans
New Orleans, LA, United States
Department School of Public Health
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate Professor
  • Public Health/Biostatistics/Epidemiology
    Environmental/Occupational Health

We seek candidates with expertise in two or more of the following fields: geospatial modeling, GIS and remote sensing, environmental monitoring, environmental sensor technologies, biomonitoring, environmental justice and health disparities, climate and disaster modeling, computational toxicology, chemical mixture assessment, exposure science, cumulative risk assessment, fate-transport modeling, regulatory compliance and toxicology, biokinetic modeling, and industrial hygiene. Successful candidates will be expected to apply their expertise to address University research priorities, including cancer, respiratory and cardiovascular disease, neuro-development and reproductive health outcomes.

The School of Public Health (SPH) is located on the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans (LSUHSC-NO) campus which is downtown in the medical district of the metropolitan area. LSUHSC-NO is a part of the Louisiana State University (LSU) System. The Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Program is one of five program in the SPH and has a national reputation for cancer research, community-engaged research and practice and for promoting health equity. The Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Program offers a BS degree, MPH degree, and several dual degree tracks.

Applicants for the position must hold a doctorate degree in environmental health, environmental science, occupational health, geography, epidemiology, biostatistics, public health, or a related field. Evidence of extramural research funding and publications must be commensurate with years of professional experience. We expect our faculty to build an externally funded research program, publish in leading journals, and be committed to advancing health equity and to impacting public and population health. As minimum qualifications for consideration, applicants will have evidence of or strong potential for establishing an independent, extramurally funded research program, a demonstrated interest in teaching, and a commitment to public health. Candidates will be responsible for advising and mentoring students and junior faculty scholars.

Faculty members will receive a competitive salary and start-up funds for research support. The department offers a highly collegial environment with growth potential. We are particularly looking for candidates who can operate effectively in a diverse community of students and faculty and share our vision of helping all constituents reach their full potential.

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Applicants should include electronic copies of:

  1. a cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the position;
  2. a curriculum vitae;
  3. a research statement describing accomplishments, current work, and future directions;
  4. a statement of teaching interests, teaching philosophy, and evidence of teaching and mentoring effectiveness; and
  5. a list of three references (who will only be contacted for finalists).

  • LSU Health New Orleans is committed to leveraging diversity as an educational resource and an institutional core value. We seek candidates who will contribute to a climate where students, faculty, and staff of all identities and backgrounds have equitable access and success opportunities. As an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, we welcome all to apply without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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Contact Information

  • Amee Barattini
    School of Public Health
    LSU Health Sciences Center, New Orleans
    2020 Graiver St. 3rd Fl
    New Orleans, LA 70087


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