Assistant Professor

The University of Nevada, Reno, School of Public Health is seeking candidates for one nine-month, tenured track position in Environmental Health at the rank of Assistant Professor with preferred start date of 7/1/2023.

The successful candidate is expected to engage in both independent and collaborative research projects, teach successfully in the graduate and undergraduate programs, and participate in university and professional service. All research areas in environmental health will be considered. However, applicants with expertise relevant to occupational health, occupational safety and/or industrial hygiene are preferred, such as workplace safety, exposure assessment, and characterizing risks associated with workplace stressors ranging from the chemical and physical (e.g., workplace safety, ergonomics) to social (e.g., psychosocial stress). Applicants with interests in community- and stakeholder-engaged research that could potentially inform policy-making are especially encouraged to apply.

Please apply via the following link

Required Qualifications

Candidates must have earned a PhD degree in Environmental Health, Occupational Health, Industrial Hygiene, or a closely related area by the time of appointment.

Total Compensation

The total compensation package includes a competitive salary, moving allowance (if applicable), a rich retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability, and many other benefits. Additionally, there is a grant-in-aid educational benefit for faculty and dependents.  For more information, please visit: UNR Benefits

Faculty Dual Career Assistance Program

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes the importance of addressing dual-career couples’ professional needs. We offer a dual career assistance program to newly hired faculty spouses/partners that provides resources and assists them to identify career opportunities in Northern Nevada. Dual Career Program

School of Public Health

The School offers PhD degrees in Public Health in Epidemiology and Social Behavioral Health; MPH degrees in Epidemiology, Social-Behavioral Health, and Health Administration and Policy; the MS degree in Health Analytics and Biostatistics and Kinesiology; and BS degrees in Public Health and Kinesiology. For more information, please visit: School of Public Health | University of Nevada, Reno (

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1) Resume/CV

2) Cover Letter

3) Contact Information for Three Professional References

4) Please write a brief statement (one page maximum) about how you would contribute toward our mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment in the role for which you are applying.

Priority consideration optional

For priority consideration, applications must be received by 5:00 pm PST on 3/10/2023.

This posting is open until filled

Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. This search will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.