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Assistant/Associate Faculty Position (002697-2012)

The School of Health Sciences invites applications from candidates conducting research in the area of Environmental Epidemiology as part of a University wide cluster hire in chronic disease/public health.  The cluster hire includes eight tenure track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level or higher, see below for more information.

Responsibilities: The candidate is expected to participate in ongoing and future initiatives in public health on campus (http://www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/ClusterHireinPublicHealth).  The School’s signature areas are neurodegenerative disorders, carcinogenesis, chronic diseases, resulting from environmental and occupational exposure to metals, particulates, pesticides, and physical agents, and the use of medical imaging to study the health effects of environmental agents.  The candidate is expected to develop a collaborative internationally recognized research program to explore the associations between chemical/physical exposure and neurological, cardiovascular, immunological disorders and/or carcinogenesis.  There is an ample opportunity to work with well-established research groups with long standing interest in the human health effects of exposure to metals, pesticides and air pollutants. The candidate is expected to train graduate students, demonstrate excellence in teaching, and contribute to the School’s mission.

Qualifications: Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in environmental epidemiology or related field of interest, at least two years of post-doctoral experience and a strong publication record.  Demonstration of grantsmanship and teaching experience is preferred, but not required.  

Applications: Submit applications as a single PDF document containing a cover letter, curriculum vitae, two-page summary of research interests, and a one-page teaching statement to Dr. Frank Rosenthal, Chair of the Search Committee of School of Health Sciences at haan@purdue.edu.  Three letters of recommendation must be submitted electronically to haan@purdue.edu.  Screening of applications will begin August 1, 2012 and continue until the position is filled. A background check is required for employment in this position.

Qualified applicants in one or more of the areas listed below may apply to up to three of the following positions within the research cluster center on Prevention of Chronic Disease/Pubic Health.

Department of Nutrition Sciences (http://www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/OfficeofInstitutionalEquity002751-2012.html)

Department of Human Development and Family Studies (http://www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/OfficeofInstitutionalEquity002695-2012.html)

School of Health and Kinesiology (http://www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/OfficeofInstitutionalEquity002696-2012.html)

School of Nursing (http://www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/OfficeofInstitutionalEquity002694-2012.html)

Department of Consumer Sciences and Retailing (http://www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/OfficeofInstitutionalEquity002698-2012.html)

Department of Computer Information Technology (http://www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/OfficeofInstitutionalEquity002700-2012.html)

Department of Computer Graphics Technology (http://www.purdue.edu/ethics/oie/OfficeofInstitutionalEquity002699-2012.html)

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