Tenured Associate or Full Professor
Chair, Department of Environmental Health Sciences
Yale School of Public Health (YSPH) seeks a Chair of the Department of Environmental Health Sciences (EHS). Outstanding applicants in all areas of environmental health are welcome to apply. This is a position with tenure at either the Associate or Full Professor level, depending on experience. The successful candidate is expected to actively participate in teaching graduate candidates and to lead an active, well-funded research program in environmental health. He/she will have the opportunity to shape future research directions, expand existing programs in environmental health, such as environmental epidemiology, and act as a liaison with other faculty in the Yale School of Medicine. Resources will be available to the new Head for hiring additional faculty with expertise in environmental health. The Yale School of Public Health has a long history of environmental health research based nationally and internationally. EHS Faculty collaborate with investigators in all departments of YSPH, including Biostatistics, Chronic Disease Epidemiology and Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases, as well as with other faculty in Yale School of Medicine. We welcome applicants who can collaborate within the EHS Department; across the University such as with the Medical School Departments of Pediatrics, Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Yale Cancer Center and Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies; and maintain collaborations outside the University.
The successful candidate should have a doctoral degree with training in environmental epidemiology or a related field; an active research program; a record of training graduate and/or post-graduate candidates; a reputation for mentoring successful academic careers; and a reputation for excellent scholarship that includes contributions to the scientific literature in environmental health and a successful track record of funded research.
Review of applications will commence on November 1, 2011 and will continue until a successful candidate has been identified. Applicants are asked to prepare a single pdf file that contains letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, as well as copies of five recent publications. Address correspondence to:
EHS Search Committee Chair
Yale School of Public Health
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, CT 06520-8034
YaleUniversityis an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Yale values diversity in its faculty, students, and staff and especially welcomes applications from women and underrepresented minorities.