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Asst. or Assoc. Professor of Environmental Health Sciences (Climate Change)
Tulane University of Louisiana

Date Posted Nov. 20, 2019
Title Asst. or Assoc. Professor of Environmental Health Sciences (Climate Change)
University Tulane University of Louisiana
New Orleans, LA, United States
Department Environmental Health Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date July 2020
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Environmental/Occupational Health

Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor, with rank determined by experience and accomplishments.

The successful candidate will expand the department’s role in research and teaching across the continuum of basic-, clinical-, and population-based sciences in climate and public health. Applicants should demonstrate strong interest or experience in interdisciplinary climate and public health research and teaching with respect to the following area: climate and health in the context of disaster management. Candidates with expertise in observing, assessing, and/or predicting the impacts of climate on disaster preparedness, response, and recovery; community resilience; risk assessment and mitigation; adaptation or other aspects of environmental health sciences, including air and water quality and food safety, are encouraged to apply.

High ranking candidates would be those with a proven or highly probable track record of research and teaching as outlined above and who demonstrate expertise or capabilities for developing a globally recognized, externally funded research program. In addition to individual research and teaching requirements, the successful candidate is expected to collaborate in research and teaching within the Department of Environmental Health Sciences and other departments in the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, and Tulane University. The Department of Environmental Health Sciences has notable strengths in disaster management and preparedness, population-based studies, environmental toxicology, human health risk assessment, water quality and water health, and occupational safety and health.

Applicants must possess a doctorate in climate and health, environmental health sciences or a relevant field and demonstrate excellence in research and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Applications will be accepted online through Interfolio beginning November 8, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, research plan, and contact information for five references:

Application URL:

Questions about the position or requests for additional information may be directed to:
Jeffrey K. Wickliffe, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair
Tel: 504-988-3910

  • Tulane is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer

Please reference in your cover letter when
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Contact Information

  • Jeffrey K. Wickliffe
    Environmental Health Sciences
    Tulane University of Louisiana
    1440 Canal Street, Suite 2100
    New Orleans, LA 70112
  • 504-988-3910


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