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Birmingham, Alabama
United States
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EH&S Professor
Environmental Professor
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Academic/Educational sector
Experience level:
11-15 years
Education level:
Master's Degree
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Chair of the Department of Environmental Health Sciences 1240

The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Public Health, is conducting a national search for an innovative and accomplished leader for the position of Chair of the Department of Environmental Health Sciences Job #1240.

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Job Purpose:
UAB offers unparalleled opportunities for research, teaching, scholarship, and service, having transformed Birmingham into a nexus of medicine, business, research and development. The UAB School of Public Health is one of six health science schools at UAB. In 2015, the School received more than $45 million in research grants and contracts and ranked 4th in NIH funding among public schools of public health. 

UAB is seeking a Chair with visionary leadership to guide and lead its growth and build a new additional program focused on Climate Change and specifically the Human Element. The Chair will strengthen the department through strategic faculty hires to increase the research productivity and use creative and innovative approaches to enhance the master’s and PhD academic programs. The Chair will also provide leadership and oversight of all aspects of departmental functions, including practice and service, finances, human resources, and governance structures Finally, the Chair will work with the Dean and the faculty to assure an infrastructure and culture that promote academic career development.

Minimum Requirements: 

  • All potential candidates must be authorized to work for any employer in the United States, employer sponsorship is not available.
  • PhD, MD or ScD or equivalent doctoral degree from an accredited College / University with a background in Environmental Health Sciences
  • Senior level Associate Professor or full Professor status at an accredited School of Public health or similar academic institution
  • Demonstrated record of academic accomplishments, scholarly recognition and leadership responsibilities
  • Proven success in acquiring research grants and contracts
  • Demonstrated portfolio of peer reviewed publications

The information listed above is a brief summary of the position and not a complete job description. Other competencies, skill sets and experiences are needed. Consideration for this position and full job description details will be shared with those who meet or exceed the complete job description. 

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