The University of Florida’s College of Public Health and Health Professions invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate/Full Professor faculty position in one health. Through academic training, infectious disease and toxicological research, we embrace goals of One Health interdisciplinary collaboration in tackling public health’s most complex problems. The successful candidate will join a growing and dynamic department with colleagues who conduct research in environmental infectious diseases, global health, and toxicology. In addition to research this new faculty member will help in the training of graduate students in One Health certificate, MHS, and PhD degree programs (see http://egh.phhp.ufl.edu/academic-programs/ ). The new faculty member will academically join the College’s Environmental and Global Health Department and, depending upon expertise, may have additional research affiliations with other UF colleges, institutes, or centers, including the College of Veterinary Medicine. The candidate will be responsible for developing an independent research program and for teaching one health, zoonotic diseases, or environmental health courses. Applicants should have a doctoral degree in veterinary medicine, public health, environmental health, medicine, microbiology, entomology, or a related field. Previous demonstrated excellence in winning NIH R01-equivalent research funding and in teaching is absolutely essential. The position is supported by a competitive salary and startup package. This is a 1.0 FTE, 12-month tenure track position.
The University of Florida is a comprehensive Research I institution that includes a remarkably wide range of academic departments and programs (www.ufl.edu ). PHHP (www.phhp.ufl.edu ) is part of the University’s Health Science Center, which also includes the Colleges of Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, Dentistry, and Veterinary Medicine. The new Emerging Pathogens Institute (www.epi.ufl.edu ) provides another exciting source of collaborators as well. Other Colleges at UF provide excellent opportunities for collaboration with colleagues in ecology, soil and water science, natural resources, environmental engineering, and nanotechnology.
Minimum Requirements: Applicants should have a doctoral degree in veterinary medicine, public health, environmental health, medicine, microbiology, entomology, or a related field.
Preferred Qualifications: Previous demonstrated excellence in winning NIH RO1-equivalent research funding and in teaching are absolutely essential.
Applicants should submit a letter of interest referencing PS# 00023796, a CV, and contact information for three scientific scholars who know the candidate well. Teaching and research statements, if available, are also strongly encouraged. Mail should be sent to:
Environmental and Global Health Search Committee
c/o Christa Roberts
College of Public Health and Health Professions
PO Box 100188
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida 32610-0188.
(Phone 352/273-6188, Fax 352/273-6070, email firstname.lastname@example.org ).
Application review will begin February 2, 2013 and continue until a suitable applicant pool has been established.
As part of the application process, applicants are invited to complete an on-line confidential and voluntary self disclosure form. This information is stored within GatorJobs and accessible by job number to the Equal Employment Office (when needed to fulfill reporting obligations). For searches not using GatorJobs as a means of recording or tracking candidate applications, a self disclosure form can be found at: http://www.hr.ufl.edu/job/datacard.htm . Please reference Position Number 00023796.
Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/ .
The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.