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CUNY Assistant, Associate or Full Professor - Environmental, Occupational and Geospatial Health Sciences in New York, New York

Job Title: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor - Environmental, Occupational and Geospatial Health Sciences

Job ID: 21322

Location: CUNY School of Public Health

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


The Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy (CUNY SPH) is dedicated to providing cutting edge graduate degree programs and to identifying, designing, implementing and evaluating public health initiatives that promote social justice. The mission of the school is to promote public health policies to improve the health of populations. CUNY SPH faculty members are recognized leaders in health policy, community health interventions, environmental and occupational health, nutrition, epidemiology and biostatistics, and public health informatics, among other areas. Faculty and students are actively engaged in promoting healthy cities in a healthy world. CUNY SPH is located in a new vertical campus in the heart of Harlem in New York City.

The department of Environmental, Occupational and Geospatial Health Sciences (EOGHS) goal is to identify, explain and mitigate the impact of natural, social, built, food and occupational environments on the health and well-being of populations. The department is part of the New York - New Jersey Occupational Safety and Health Center, a NIOSH sponsored ERC and provides training in Industrial Hygiene.

We are seeking a tenured or tenure-track faculty in the Department of EOGHS to teach, strengthen and develop graduate-level training programs. We are seeking a candidate with a background in occupational health and safety, preferably with expertise in industrial hygiene or similar field of study. The candidate should be prepared to mentor graduate students, publish high impact research and seek extramural funding with multi-disciplinary research teams. EOGHS faculty are expected to participate in Department, School and University events and committees.

Successful candidates will have the benefit of the collaborations and opportunities afforded by the extensive CUNY system, the NY/NJ NIOSH ERC, and the CUNY Advanced Science Research Center.


Ph.D, DrPH, or Sc.D. or equivalent degree is required.

A preferred candidate should have:

  • Demonstrated track record of excellence in teaching undergraduate or graduate level courses.

  • Experience mentoring students in the field of occupational health and safety.

  • After completion of doctoral degree, at least three years of experience within the field of occupational health and safety.

  • An outstanding publication record in areas related to occupational health and safety.

  • Active portfolio of extramurally funded research.

  • Demonstrated track record and commitment to applied research with evidence of independence and autonomy.

  • Expertise in occupational health, industrial hygiene, health physics, workplace safety, or similar area pertaining to workplace health and safety.

  • A CIH credential is viewed favorably but not required


Salary commensurate with education and experience.

CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


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