Division Head – Environmental Health Sciences – University of Minnesota

Division Head – Environmental Health Sciences

The University of Minnesota, School of Public Health, Division of Environmental Health Sciences (EnHS), is conducting a national search to fill a 100% professor (with tenure) position to serve as division head. We are seeking a visionary and strategic leader to oversee a growing program with a dynamic, diverse, and welcoming group of faculty, staff, and students. In addition to conducting cutting-edge scientific research, the Division of Environmental Health Sciences is known for its promotion of applied and community-engaged, practice-based public health research.

The division head will lead development of a unifying vision aligning and amplifying the collaborative education, research, and community partnerships of the division’s 21 tenured, tenure-track, and contract faculty, 30 staff, and more than 125 graduate students in environmental and occupational epidemiology, injury epidemiology and prevention, industrial hygiene, exposure sciences, occupational and environmental medicine, occupational and environmental health nursing, environmental chemistry, regulatory toxicology and risk assessment, global environmental health and environmental infectious diseases, among many other areas. This includes continuing our ongoing collaborative projects and programs with the Minnesota Department of Health and other regional health agencies, including the Minnesota Environmental Protection Agency, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture, and the Minnesota Board of Animal Health.

Required Qualifications:
Candidates must have a PhD, ScD, DrPH, or DVM with MPH / advanced training in Environmental Health Science or a related discipline and credentials commensurate with appointment as a tenured full professor in the Division and School, and must show dedication to the principles of equity, diversity, inclusion and antiracism through their teaching, mentoring, research, practice, and service. Candidates must also have: an internationally recognized record of scholarship, education, and leadership within environmental health sciences; a sustained and successful funding history; demonstrated excellence in mentorship, leadership, and management; and experience in teaching and/or mentoring in a diverse academic environment.

This national search will continue until the position is filled.
Initial review of applicants will begin the week of June 28, 2021.

For a full description of the position, and to submit an application, please go to: https://z.umn.edu/enhsdivhead

The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity employer.

Posted June 4, 2021