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Environmental & Occupational Health Open-Rank Tenure-Track Faculty Positions

IU School of Public Health
Bloomington, Indiana
Commensurate with Experience
Closing date
Jan 15, 2024

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The Indiana University School of Public Health‐Bloomington (SPH‐B) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health. This is an open-rank search and applicants at all levels (assistant, associate, or full professors) are welcome. SPH-B seeks individuals who will contribute toward academic and scientific excellence in support of our mission to create knowledge and train the next generation of professionals to protect human health by improving the quality of environments where people live, work, and play. These 10‐month appointments would ideally start August 1, 2024. Applications received by November 30, 2023 will receive full consideration, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Responsibilities: Tenure track faculty in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health are expected substantially contribute to the overall academic excellence of the department by fostering and maintaining a robust research portfolio; pursuing and managing extramural research funding and support; teaching and mentoring students at the undergraduate and/or graduate level as designated by the department chairperson; and actively participating in the overall research and teaching mission of the department, school, and university. Areas of special interest include but are not limited to: Climate change/Sustainable climate, Environmental toxicology, Occupational health, Environmental justice/Environmental health disparities, and Machine learning/Data science for Environmental Health. All research areas related to health will be considered, with preference given to research that is collaborative, synergistic with other SPH-B and Indiana University faculty and aligns with major funding priorities. These positions are located on the campus of Indiana University, Bloomington (IUB) in Bloomington, Indiana, and successful candidates are expected to work on the IUB campus to allow full engagement with the department, school, campus, and community.

Qualifications: Candidates must hold a doctoral degree or professional doctorate (e.g., Ph.D., DrPH, M.D.) from a field related to health from an accredited educational institution. A firm commitment to the role of diversity in all aspects of research, education and service is essential. Candidates must have teaching experience at the graduate or professional level. Good interpersonal skills, effective communication skills, and the ability to work cooperatively and congenially within a diverse faculty are required. Leadership skills and vision for enhancing the academic components of an interdisciplinary department are essential. Candidates for associate and full professor positions must demonstrate a record of scholarly achievement appropriate for a senior career level, including extramurally funded research as a corresponding principal investigator, current funding or strong potential to secure external funding, and experience leading sizeable research initiatives.


Application Procedure: Please provide a 1) curriculum vitae, 2) cover letter no longer than 5 pages in length summarizing the candidate’s qualifications and interest in the position, including a description of the candidate’s research, teaching, leadership, and promotion of diversity and inclusion. If selected as a finalist, the candidate will be asked to provide a list of up to six (6) references; references will be contacted if selected for a finalist interview and/or job offer. Interested candidates should submit applications at:

Before a conditional offer of employment is finalized, candidates will be asked to disclose any pending investigations or previous findings of sexual or professional misconduct. They will also be required to authorize an inquiry by Indiana University Bloomington with all current and former employers along these lines. The relevance of information disclosed or ascertained in the context of this process to a candidate’s eligibility for hire will be evaluated by Indiana University Bloomington on a case-by-case basis. Applicants should be aware, however, that Indiana University Bloomington takes the matters of sexual and professional misconduct very seriously.

Questions about the PeopleAdmin application procedure may be directed to Dave Archer at or via postal mail at or via postal mail at SPH-B Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Search & Screen Committee, School Public Health–Bloomington, Indiana University, 1025 East 7th Street, Bloomington, IN 47405-4801. Questions regarding the position may be directed to Patricia Silveyra, Department Chair,, NiCole Keith, Executive Associate Dean,, or David B. Allison, Dean,


Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.



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