Probationary (Tenure Track) Faculty Position in Environmental Health

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Probationary (Tenure Track) Faculty Position in Environmental Health

Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University invites applications from outstanding early career investigators for a full-time probationary faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Environmental Health (https://www.apha.org/topics-and-issues/environmental-health) in the most appropriate department.

The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry (https://www.schulich.uwo.ca/) fosters an interdisciplinary approach to research and teaching that is enabled by state-of-the-art facilities and a common mission to innovate, integrate and translate breakthrough biomedical and health knowledge. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to both the teaching and research mission of the School and Western University in the area of Environmental Health. Applicants with expertise in global aspects of environmental health, and in using quantitative approaches, are of particular interest. Qualified applicants must have a PhD in a relevant field as well as a strong record of peer-reviewed publications. Success in obtaining peer-reviewed funding will be an asset. The successful candidate will be expected to lead a growing an independent, innovative, interdisciplinary research program that can attract excellent trainees, high levels of external research funding, and foster collaborative partnerships across the School, the University, and city-wide Hospitals and Research Institutes. From a teaching perspective, the successful candidate will contribute to teaching in the undergraduate Medical Sciences “One Health” program (https://www.schulich.uwo.ca/pathol//undergraduate/bmsc/onehealth/index.html), the graduate “One Health” program (https://www.schulich.uwo.ca/pathol//gps/research_programs/index.html) and/or the “Global Health Systems” graduate program (https://www.schulich.uwo.ca/global_health_systems/).

 

Western is one of Canada’s leading research-intensive universities, and the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry has a long history of excellence in basic biomedical, applied, and clinical research. Western has a full range of academic and professional programs for over 37,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The university campus is in London, with a metropolitan census of approximately 530,000, located midway between Toronto and Detroit. London boasts an international airport, galleries, theatre, music and sporting events and is located close to several lakes and facilities for outdoor activities (www.goodmovelondon.ca). Western’s Recruitment and Retention Office is available to assist in the transition of successful applicants and their families to the university and city.

 

The application should include: 1) a cover letter 2) a detailed Curriculum Vitae, 3) a brief statement of research and teaching accomplishments as well as future plans, 4) copies of no more than three representative publications, 5) the names of three referees and 6) the completed Application for Full-Time Faculty Position Form https://www.uwo.ca/facultyrelations/pdf/full-time-application-form.pdf

Please email the above materials as individual or combined PDF attachments, in confidence to:

 

Dr. Susanne Schmid,

Vice Dean, Basic Medical Sciences

Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

            Western University

            Susanne.schmid@schulich.uwo.ca

 

 

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin February 1, 2023. Expected start date is July 1, 2023 or as negotiated with the successful applicant. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

 

Effective September 7, 2021, all employees and visitors to campus are required to comply with Western’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. The University invites applications from all qualified individuals.  Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Susanne.schmid@schulich.uwo.ca

.Posted on Faculty Relations website November 29, 2022

Posting number:  2022-103