Associate Professor, Professor - Human Ecology and Environmental Health

Moscow (RU)
27 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
31 Dec 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Job description

Department of Human ecology and environmental health  

Associate Professor, Professor

Department of Human ecology and environmental health was founded in 1996 on the basis of the Department of Communal Hygiene (founded in 1932) and the Department of Food Hygiene (founded in 1931).

From 2005 to the present, the Department is headed by Gennady Onishchenko, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor, Chief State Sanitary Doctor of the Russian Federation, First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Education and Science.

We are looking for highly motivated candidates with expertise in the following fields:

Health risk assessment of occupational and environmental factors

Modern methods of hygienic research

Laboratory simulated xenobiotic load

Non-invasive adaptive response markers

The candidate’s responsibilities will include: conducting lectures, seminars, workshops, practicums, laboratory classes, group consultations and/or individual work with students; monitoring learning achievements of students, carrying out research works on the research filed of the Department; writing and publishing scientific papers in the highest-ranking scientific journals indexed by the Web of Science and/or Scopus systems.

Please note that on this position an essential requirement for this position is the submission over the course of one year of employment of not less than three research papers for publication in a leading peer-reviewed scientific journals (Q1-Q2) indexed by the Web of Science and

/ or Scopus systems with the University affiliation indicating herself/himself as an employee of the Sechenov University.

Desired skills and experience:

  • Candidates must have

PhD/ MD degree;

  • Hirsh Index not less than 30
  • Publishing experience in journals Q1-Q2 over the past 2 years
  • At least three years experience in related field
  • Fluent English is a must
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

If you meet the qualities and skills, and have a necessary experience, then we offer you a job in the positions of Associate Professor and Professor at the Department of Human ecology and environmental health depending on your qualifications and on the following conditions:

  • Full-/part-time employment for one year with possibility of extension;
  • Accommodation at University’s campus;
  • Economy class return flight cost recovery from the place of your living to Moscow (no more than 4 times a year)
  • Competitive salary up to RUB.150000 net (approximately 2400 $) per month (in case of full-time employment) depending on your experience, qualification and scientific performance indicators as well as working conditions.
  • Full administrative support of qualified mentors and University Staff

We are ready to discuss the working conditions (such as full-time or part-time employment, remotely or at the University and joint agreement)

We are looking forward receiving your online application including CV with the list of publications, Cover letter and copies of BSc/MSc and PhD transcripts. Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via e-mail or postal services will not be considered.

About the University:

Sechenov University is the largest educational, scientific and clinical complex that provides various type of trainings for the medical and academic personnel in Russia. Plentiful traditions of scientific schools of Sechenov University allow to effectively combine the fundamental and applied researches, experimental and clinical study testing, and introduction of the results into the educational process and clinical experience.

 Based on the institutes and departments, there is everything necessary provided for young specialists to warm up their interest in gaining new information as well as to develop theoretical knowledge and practical skills, professional growth and career progress. Young specialists will be able to fulfil their potential in the specified fields, which are essential to solution of research and academic priority tasks in healthcare.

We are looking forward to receiving your CV accompanied by a Cover letter with a brief summary of your scientific objects and research interests. Also, we do ask to provide us with the scans of your bachelor, master and other academic degree diplomas.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Sazhina Marina, International Recruitment Manager, Department of Legal and HR

Tel: +7 495 609 14 00 (ext 26-70), email :

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