Professor of Environmental Health

Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
10 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
07 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Position Description

The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health invites applications for the position of Department Chair and tenured Professor in the Department of Environmental Health. We seek an innovative scholar and visionary leader to direct a large, diverse, multidisciplinary Department with a history of outstanding training and research accomplishment in the environmental sciences, biological sciences, population sciences, and occupational health. Candidates should have a strong record of academic leadership, teaching, and mentorship together with demonstrated success in building an internationally known, externally funded research program.

The mission of the Department of Environmental Health’s is to maintain and improve the health of all people. Through global leadership in environmental health research and training, this mission is accomplished in the Department’s three programs: Exposure, Epidemiology, and Risk (EER), Environmental and Occupational Medicine and Epidemiology (EOME), and Molecular and Integrative Physiological Sciences (MIPS). The Department also includes five interdisciplinary Research Centers.

For more information please visit: https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/environmental-health/

Harvard University seeks to find, develop, promote, and retain the world’s best scholars. Harvard is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged.

Information on resources for career development and work/life balance at HSPH can be found at: https://hlc.harvard.edu/hlc-work-life-programs-at-a-glance/.

Basic Qualifications

The successful candidate is expected to advance the Department’s mission by fostering and expanding research activities, enriching the trainee experience, attracting and mentoring quality junior faculty, and providing leadership at the levels of the Department, School and University. He or she should be able to articulate a long-term vision for the future of the Department in order to fill unmet research needs and advance public health.

Additional Qualifications

Special Instructions

Please submit a CV and cover letter.

Contact Information

Office of Faculty Affairs
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

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Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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