Assistant Professor Occupational Health Sciences-Applied Research Manager
The Department of Occupational Health Sciences at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler (UTHSCT) is seeking candidates for a full-time faculty position available at the Assistant Professor level commensurate with experience. The successful candidate will provide day-to-day direction for the existing multi-state, multi-partner occupational safety and health research program addressing the agriculture, forestry, & fishing work force for the NIOSH-funded (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/agctrhom.html) Southwest Center for Agricultural Health, Injury Prevention, and Education (http://www.swagcenter.org). The candidate will perform high quality, professional academic functions including oversight of center research programs, education, and research. This individual will work closely and communicate effectively with the Center Director/Department Chair, other grant/administrative leadership and staff, project partners and stakeholders, subcontractors, and consultants to meet successful project outcomes. The candidate must possess a DrPH or other doctoral degree in a related field. Academic preparation in an applied research field preferred. Three years research program management or equivalent. Demonstrated ability to prepare and deliver educational presentations for diverse audiences. Bilingual/Spanish speaking preferred. Demonstrated track record of research and/or academic experience in occupational safety and health in agricultural settings preferred. This is a great opportunity to develop an independent research career. For candidates with appropriate experience/skills, the path forward may include appointments in our expanding academic program or leadership positions within our major research centers.
In addition to the academic program, UTHSCT has a state-of-the-art biomedical research facility, numerous outpatient clinics, a hospital, and an emergency department. UTHSCT offers employees a stimulating work environment, competitive salaries, and comprehensive benefits provided through the State of Texas without the big city hassles.
Tyler (http://www.tylertexas.com), is an affordable metropolitan city of over 100,000 offering cultural diversity, a major university campus, a healthy range of medium to large size production businesses, and is known for its rolling hills, forested landscapes, lakes, pine trees, Rose Garden, and surprising number of arts and educational venues for a town of its size. Dallas and Shreveport are within two hours driving time.
Interested applicants can apply online at http://uthct.iapplicants.com/searchjobs.php.
For additional information contact:
Sharon D. Huff, M.D., M.S.
Chair, Selection Committee
Assistant Professor, Department of Occupational Health Sciences
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler
11937 U.S. Highway 271, Tyler, Texas 75708-3154
through Amanda Wickman, MBA, Program Manager, SW Ag Center
(903) 877-5998 Fax: (903) 877-7982
UTHSCT is an equal opportunity employer. This position is security sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code, 51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history information.