Requisition ID: P01446024
Department: Preventive Medicine/Environmental Health
Employment Type: Full-Time
Location: Health Sciences Campus
The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the “Trojan Family,” which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.
The Division of Environmental Health in the Department of Preventive Medicine at the University of Southern California is seeking an investigator with expertise in environmental factors/human exposure assessment to join our Southern California Environmental Health Sciences Center. The position is a full-time clinical (non-tenure track) assistant professor-level appointment. We seek an individual with doctorate-level academic training in the environmental health sciences with demonstrated competence in novel and traditional measurements of personal, indoor, and outdoor air pollutants; physical, temporal, and spatial patterns of human activity; and traffic-related/mobile sources human-health oriented research. A strong background in atmospheric sciences, analytic chemistry, and/or exposure modeling is required for this cross-cutting position within our multidisciplinary Center. This faculty position is primarily research-oriented, with some opportunities for teaching and mentoring of graduate students. Demonstrated abilities to publish peer-reviewed manuscripts and to deliver technical presentations at professional meetings are important prerequisites.
The Department of Preventive Medicine houses one of the leading research groups in environmental epidemiology and biostatistics, with particular expertise in cancer and cardiorespiratory diseases, as well as methodological research in environmental and genetic epidemiology. This appointment will be in a dynamic and diverse research group of collaborative investigators with an active and well-funded program in environmental health effects research. The successful candidate will be motivated, collegial, technically resourceful, and practically grounded. Funding is provided by a multi-year NIH research grant, after which it is anticipated that the successful candidate will actively help to secure additional funding for staff and salary support to continue exposure research efforts in the Department.
Interested candidates should send 3 documents including 1) a curriculum vitae, 2) a brief summary of research interests and 3) names and contact information for three professional references to:
Frank Gilliland MD PhD
Department of Preventive Medicine
University of Southern California
2001 North Soto Street
Los Angeles CA 90089-9237
The University of Southern California strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.