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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

Department of Environmental Health Sciences

The Department of Environmental Health Sciences in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health seeks to fill an open-rank tenure track position (i.e., Assistant, Associate or Full Professor). Candidates should be exposure scientists with expertise in advanced sensing methods and in a focused research program relevant to modern exposure assessment in environmental or occupational health. Candidates should have an interest in the development and application of sensor systems for the assessment of multiple, simultaneous environmental exposures or biological responses in workplaces and communities. Examples include application of sensors to measure physical activity, heat stress, and air quality; development and engineering of sensors; management and analyses of the big data streams from sensors; engagement with communities and stakeholders using sensors; statistical and mathematical models for integrating sensor data with other measured or modeled data to improve exposure assessments for epidemiological analyses, job analyses, health impact assessments, or related areas. Substantive areas of interest include Environmental Health, Environmental Justice, Air Pollution, Ecosystem Health, Global Health, Climate Change, or Occupational Health. Candidates with a doctoral degree in environmental or occupational health sciences, exposure assessment, epidemiology, public health, medicine, nursing, ergonomics, industrial hygiene, or related field are being sought. It would be an asset if candidates held or were eligible for professional certificates in environmental or occupational health (e.g. industrial hygiene).

Respective funding track record for more senior candidates, teaching and research mentoring experience at both master and doctoral levels are expected in line with the career level of the candidate. Candidates should have demonstrated research and professional expertise in at least one of the following or a closely related area: environmental or occupational exposure assessment, deployment and analysis of wearable or ubiquitous sensor technology, or environmental/occupational epidemiology. Strong publication, research funding, and teaching/training records commensurate with career level are expected.

The incumbent will provide academic and professional training to master and doctoral students enrolled in Environmental Health Sciences and Public Health at UCLA and also participate in interdisciplinary training of students enrolled in industrial hygiene/environmental health sciences, occupational and environmental health nursing, occupational medicine, epidemiology, and public health programs at UCLA and UC Irvine.

The EHS department houses the federally funded NIOSH Southern California Education and Research Center (SCERC) that provides training and fellow-ships for about 25 enrollees in its academic and professional training programs including EHS/industrial hygiene, occupational and environmental health nursing, occupational medicine, and targeted research training in occupational epidemiology. The SCERC partners with the state-funded Centers for Occupational and Environmental Health (COEH) at UCLA and UC Irvine. These Centers provide additional research training support and funding for young investigators and student-led pilot research projects. The Department also houses an interdisciplinary training program in Molecular Toxicology and has several active research projects and graduate students working in these areas.

UCLA is located in Westwood Village, one of the most beautiful urban areas of Los Angeles. UCLA is recognized as one of the leading universities in the United States. Masters and doctoral training in environmental health sciences, industrial hygiene, and public health are offered in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences, and doctoral training in occupational and environmental epidemiology is offered in the Department of Epidemiology. The Fielding School of Public Health at UCLA supports local and global initiatives in environmental justice, and environmental protection, worker health and safety, adaptive and mitigative measures addressing climate change, and to reduce overall health disparities.

UCLA welcomes and encourages diversity and seeks applications and nominations from individuals of diverse backgrounds. Individuals with a history of mentoring students from underrepresented groups and those with a commitment to supporting diversity and equal opportunity in education, research and creative activity are invited to apply.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree at the time of appointment and all application materials must be submitted via UCLA Academic Recruit (https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF04902). Review of applications will begin November 13, 2019 and will remain open until the position is filled.

Requests for information should be sent to the chair of the search committee: Niklas Krause at niklaskrause@ucla.edu.

REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated CV Cover Letter Statement of Research
  • Statement of Teaching
  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity and Inclusion
  • References - contact information for 3-6 references

Job Location: Los Angeles, CA

To apply, please visit: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF04902

Final date: Friday, Jan 10, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction

 

Academic Administrator/Occupational Health Researcher

Department of Environmental Health Sciences

The Department of Environmental Health Sciences in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health seeks to fill an Academic Administrator/Occupational Health Researcher position for the UCLA Southern California NIOSH Education and Research Center (ERC). The Academic Administrator supports the mission of the Center and works closely with the interdisciplinary faculty, staff and students and oversees the operational components of a large federal graduate training grant, including interfacing with graduate students, participating departments, program directors, external partners, and the federal sponsor. The Academic Administrator is responsible for administrative oversight, and participates in designing and implementing academic and professional training program and communication activities supporting the Center goals.

The Academic Administrator supports the mission of the Center and works closely with the interdisciplinary faculty, staff and students and oversees the operational components of a large federal graduate multi-disciplinary training grant, including interfacing with graduate students, participating departments, program directors, external partners, and the federal sponsor. The Academic Administrator is responsible for administrative oversight, and participates in designing and implementing academic and professional training program and communication activities supporting the Center goals.

The mission of the NIOSH-funded Southern California ERC is to educate professionals in the fields of occupational epidemiology, occupational medicine, industrial hygiene, and occupational health nursing through academic programs and continuing education; conducting research in occupational health and safety and related areas; providing outreach and resources to educational and professional organizations; and to educate non- academic stakeholders including business, labor, and vulnerable worker populations.

Reporting to the Center Director, the Academic Administrator functions as Center Manager/Assistant Director and provides research support, administrative and interdisciplinary academic project coordination, liaison with funding agencies and professional organizations, program planning and evaluation, and fiscal planning support. In collaboration with the Center Director, Program Directors, and other faculty, the incumbent participates in interdisciplinary curriculum development, grant writing, report preparation, research training, and in all stages of epidemiological research on the physical, chemical, and psychosocial determinants of work-related disease, injury, and associated disability.

Requires a doctoral degree in epidemiology, medicine, nursing, occupational safety, ergonomics, industrial hygiene, social sciences, public health, or related field; knowledge of theory and practice of occupational health and safety; and experience in research, grant proposal writing, and project/program management.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree at the time of appointment and all application materials must be submitted via UCLA Academic Recruit (https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF04973). Review of applications will begin October 28, 2019 and will remain open until the position is filled. Requests for information should be sent to the Center Director Dr. Niklas Krause at niklaskrause@ucla.edu.

REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Research and Teaching
  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity and Inclusion
  • References – contact information for 3-6 references

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

 

Assistant Professor of Biostatistics

Department of Biostatistics

The Department of Biostatistics in the UCLA Jonathan and Karin Fielding School of Public Health (http://www.biostat.ucla.edu) is searching for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Biostatistics. We seek an excellent candidate with a strong track record or evidence of outstanding potential for biostatistical methodology research, obtaining external funding, and teaching. We are looking for expertise in the broad areas of data science, big data and machine learning, with applications to areas such as medical imaging, omics, electronic health records, mHealth (mobile health) and personalized health.

The Fielding School of Public Health is located on the main UCLA campus in direct proximity to the other health sciences schools (Medicine, Dentistry, and Nursing), several professional schools, and the College of Letters and Science. The UCLA Department of Biostatistics has a strong history of and commitment to interdisciplinary research and collaboration.

Candidates should hold a PhD or equivalent in statistics or biostatistics, show evidence of excellence or outstanding potential in teaching and training of doctoral students, a strong record of peer- reviewed publications, and a demonstrated commitment to applications in the health sciences. Faculty appointment level and salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s experience and qualifications.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply online. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of references, a statement of research interests including a summary of previous research work and its significance, a teaching statement and a diversity statement addressing past and or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching and/or service.

All applications should be submitted electronically using the UCLA Academic Recruit portal at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF04638.

The deadline for receiving applications and required documents is December 1, 2019. Informal inquiries may be submitted to Chair of the UCLA Biostatistics Faculty Search Committee at biostatsearch@ph.ucla.edu.

The UCLA Department of Biostatistics values equity, diversity and inclusion and the ways that each contributes to scholarship, teaching, service and the overall intellectual life in the Department and the University. Women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply. UCLA is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

 

Open-Rank Tenure-Track or Tenured Faculty Position in Healthcare Management

Department of Health Policy and Management

The Department of Health Policy and Management in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health is seeking applicants for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position in healthcare management at any rank. Graduating doctoral students, post-doctoral scholars, and Assistant Professors are encouraged to apply. This top-rated Department is a leader in healthcare management education and research. Applicants must have a strong record of peer-reviewed publications and demonstrated potential to move the field forward.

Responsibilities: The new faculty member will teach courses and conduct research in one or more areas of healthcare management, including but not limited to organizational theory & behavior, healthcare delivery system science, operations research, finance, and/or implementation science.

Qualifications: Qualifications include a strong record of research and teaching (commensurate with the rank of appointment sought) and an earned doctorate in business administration, health administration, health services research, health economics, health policy, psychology, sociology, organizational behavior, or other relevant discipline at the time of appointment. 

Salary: Negotiable based on experience. This position is a 9-month, tenure-track or tenured position. It may be vetted by the University’s Council on Academic Personnel and must be approved by the Vice Chancellor.

How to apply: Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching, teaching evaluations (if applicable), and names of three references to the Chair, Faculty Search Committee. In addition, applicants should submit a statement of contributions to equity, diversity and inclusion, for which guidance is available at https://equity.ucla.edu/programs-resources/faculty-search-process/faculty-search-committee-resources/sample-guidance/. All applications should be submitted electronically to UCLA Academic Recruit at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF04552. For more information, please contact Maria Porras at mporras@ph.ucla.edu.

Review of applications will begin on September 1, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, applications should be completed by October 15, 2019, and earlier applications are strongly encouraged. All applications will be kept strictly confidential. Faculty appointment level and salary will be determined based on the candidates’ experience and qualifications.

We value candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. Women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

 

Open-Rank Tenure-Track or Tenured Faculty Position in Epidemiology

Department of Epidemiology

The Department of Epidemiology in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health is seeking applicants for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position in infectious disease epidemiology at any rank (Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor). Since its inception, the UCLA Department of Epidemiology has established itself as a leader in epidemiologic theory and methods, infectious disease epidemiology, applied epidemiology, and public health. The UCLA community has a rich history of and commitment to interdisciplinary research and collaboration.

The ideal candidate will have a strong record of an innovative and productive research program in infectious disease epidemiology, with an emphasis on HIV/AIDS research, a history of successful external funding consistent with career stage, and strong research administrative management experience. The new faculty member will be considered for a leadership role in the Los Angeles site of the MACS/WIHS Combined Cohort Study. Consistent with career stage, the successful candidate should also have a strong track record and dedication to teaching foundational and advanced epidemiology courses (e.g., infectious disease epidemiology or modeling) and commitment to mentoring and training the next generation of epidemiologists in infectious disease and HIV/AIDS epidemiology.

Successful candidates must have a doctoral degree (PhD, ScD, MD, DrPH or equivalent) in Epidemiology or related field, demonstrable expertise and interest in epidemiologic research, evidence of excellence in teaching and training of pre- and/or post-doctoral students, peer-reviewed publications, strong research administrative management skills, demonstrated collegial relationships, and a commitment to public health.

Salary is negotiable based on experience. This position is a 9-month, tenure-track or tenured position. It may be vetted by the University’s Council on Academic Personnel and must be approved by the Vice Chancellor.

How to apply: Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of research, statement of teaching, teaching evaluations, and names of three references. In addition, applicants should submit a statement of contributions to equity, diversity and inclusion, for which guidance is available at https://equity.ucla.edu/programs-resources/faculty-search-process/faculty-search-committee-resources/sample-guidance/. All applications should be submitted electronically to UCLA Academic Recruit Portal at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF04999.

Open date: October 28th, 2019

Next review date: Saturday, Feb 1, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Saturday, Feb 1, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled

For more information, please contact Chelsea Castleberry at CCastleberry@ph.ucla.edu.

We value candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. Women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated CV
  • Cover Letter (optional)
  • Statement of Research
  • Statement of Teaching
  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity and Inclusion  - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.
  • Teaching Evaluations
  • 3-5 Required References (contact information only)