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California State University, Fullerton is a large, comprehensive, urban university with more than 4,100 full-and part-time faculty and staff members, and a diverse student body of 40,235 enrolled in Fall 2016. The university offers a broad spectrum of degree programs in liberal arts and sciences as well as applied and professional fields with 57 at the baccalaureate level and 52 graduate programs including a doctorate in education and doctor of nursing practice. Learning is preeminent at Cal State Fullerton. We combine the best qualities of teaching and research universities where actively engaged students, faculty and staff work in close collaborations to expand knowledge. Research and other creative activities are enhanced by the proximity of the campus to nationally recognized business, cultural, and educational institutions. Faculty members were awarded more than $21.4 million in grants and contracts for research and scholarly activities in 2015-16. The university has a longstanding tradition of collegial governance. Cal State Fullerton is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. CSUF is a designated Hispanic Serving Institution (the only one in Orange County) and an Asian American and Pacific Islander Serving Institution. We are ranked 6th in the nation in terms of baccalaureate degrees awarded to minorities. In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, Cal State Fullerton is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, disability or Veteran's status or other personal characteristics or beliefs.

Environmental/Occupational Health and Safety
Tenure-Track

The Department of Health Science at California State University, Fullerton (CSUF), invites applications for a full-time Assistant or Associate Professor tenure-track faculty position in Environmental/Occupational Health and Safety. The Department (with over 1,600 undergraduate and 80 graduate majors) offers a B.S. in Health Science (with focus areas in health promotion and disease prevention, environmental and occupational health and safety, and global health), and a Master of Public Health (with focus areas in health promotion/disease prevention, environmental and occupational health and safety, and gerontological health). CSUF values and is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse community. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate through their teaching, research and/or service that they can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our community. The Department offers multiple opportunities for collaboration in its research centers, including the Center for the Promotion of Healthy Lifestyles and Obesity Prevention, Center for Cancer Disparities Research, Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain Center, and Health Promotion Research Institute. Visit the Health Science (http://hhd.fullerton.edu/hesc) and CSUF (http://www.fullerton.edu) websites for additional information about our programs, offerings and faculty. 

Position
The position involves teaching undergraduate and graduate health science courses, with a focus on occupational health/safety, environmental health, and/or environmental epidemiology.  Positive tenure and promotion decisions require excellent teaching; peer-reviewed publications; research and other relevant scholarly activities; student advising; and service to the department, college, university, and public health profession.

Required Qualifications
The appointee must have:

Preferred Qualifications
The department is particularly interested in candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas: occupational health/safety, environmental health, environmental chemistry/biology, and/or toxicology.   Professional certifications such as REHS, CSP, and/or CIH are strongly recommended for this position. Individuals interested and experienced in advancing the University’s strategic diversity and high impact practice goals are strongly encouraged to apply.  

Rank & Salary
This is a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Salary is competitive and commensurate with rank, experience and qualifications. Periodic salary adjustments are enacted by the state legislature.  Faculty may apply for intramural grants to support research and scholarly activities and may have opportunities to teach in the summer session for additional salary. An excellent, comprehensive benefits package is available which includes health/vision/dental plans; spouse, domestic partner and/or dependent fee-waiver; access to campus child-care; a defined-benefit retirement through the state system along with optional tax sheltering opportunities. For a detailed description of benefits, go to http://hr.fullerton.edu/payroll_benefits/HealthCarePlans.php.

Appointment Date
August 2017

Application Procedure
A complete online application must be submitted in order to receive consideration. To apply, please go to: https://apps.fullerton.edu/facultyrecruitment to view all job listings and select 8860BR to begin the application process and provide the following materials:

(1)   a letter of intent addressing Required and Preferred (if applicable) Qualifications listed above, including a summary of teaching experience and a brief overview of research agenda;
(2)   a curriculum vitae;
(3)   graduate transcripts;
(4)   student evaluations of teaching and/or other evidence of teaching effectiveness;
(5)   representative samples of scholarship;
(6)   three letters of reference (see instructions below).

On the References page of the online application, enter information and email addresses for three references who will provide a confidential letter of reference for your application.  They will immediately receive a request via email along with information on uploading the letter.  You will be able to verify that each letter has been received by CSUF by logging back into the recruitment system.

Please direct questions to: Dr. Danny Kim, Search Committee Chair, at dannykim@fullerton.edu.

Application Deadline
Review of applications will begin November 28, 2016.  Position is open until filled.

Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

California State University Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the University’s strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. EEO employer. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

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 Last Published 6/20/17