Assistant Professor in the Department of Environmental Health Science (College of Public Health)

Position ID: 42100
University of Georgia
Public Health
Public Health Environmental Health Science
Branch Campus: 
Athens, Georgia
Position Description
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Assistant Professor
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Posting Details
Posting Number F0280P
Working Title Assistant Professor
Department Public Health Environmental Health Science
About the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

College/Unit/Department website
Posting Type External
Retirement Plan TRS or ORP
Employment Type Employee
Benefits Eligibility Benefits Eligible
Anticipated Start Date 08/01/2019
Job Posting Date 02/05/2019
Open until filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications will begin March 1, 2019. Application materials should include a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching experience, and the names and contact information of three references (name, address, e-mail address, and phone number).

Location of Vacancy Athens Area
EEO Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Position Details
Position Information
Classification Title Assistant Professor
Faculty Rank Assistant Professor
Contract Type Academic (9 mo.)
Tenure Status Tenure Track
Minimum Qualifications

Terminal degree appropriate for the discipline

Position Summary

The Department of Environmental Health Science in the College of Public Health at the University of Georgia seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor. The appointment is an academic year (9 month) appointment with the opportunity to supplement salary through external grant funding.

We seek applicants with a strong academic record in teaching, research, and service in the area of environmental health with a focus on studying adverse health effects of environmental chemical toxicants on animals and/or humans via integrative –omics technologies. The successful candidate will be required to teach two undergraduate courses and one graduate course.

Additional Requirements

A PhD in a discipline related to environmental health, analytical chemistry, biochemistry, molecular toxicology/epidemiology, or related areas.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Excellence in teaching and working with students, evidence of ability to submit strong (fundable) extramural grant proposals, ability to produce and communicate research, and at least two years of postdoctoral training. Evidence of a commitment to cultural diversity is expected from the successful candidate.

Does this position have financial responsibilities? No
Does this position require a P-Card? No
Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position? No
Credit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.

Application Procedure: 
Please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to view a complete job description, create an application, and apply for the position.
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CIP Discipline Code: 
Environmental Health
Analytical Chemistry
Molecular Toxicology
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