Clarkson University: Faculty Opening-Jointly Appointed Between the Institute for a Sustainable Environment and the Department of Biology

Potsdam, NY

The Clarkson University Institute for a Sustainable Environment (ISE) and Department of Biology invite applicants for an Assistant or Associate Professor, joint tenure-track faculty position to work in a multidisciplinary environment. Teaching and research experience in Environmental Health, Public Health, or Occupational Health, especially in the area of epidemiology or environmental toxicology is desirable. The Institute for a Sustainable Environment (ISE) is home to established M.S. and Ph.D. graduate programs in Environmental Science and Engineering, along with interdisciplinary undergraduate degree programs in Environmental Health Science and Environmental Science & Policy. The Department of Biology has strengths in the areas of biomedicine, biotechnology, and environmental biology, and has a M.S. and Ph.D. program in Interdisciplinary Bioscience & Biotechnology. Clarkson also offers three health professional graduate degrees (PT, PA, OT) and an MBA in health care management. Through the ISE and other research centers on campus, faculty from across campus engage in interdisciplinary efforts to reduce occupational and public health threats from environmental contamination, and along with our partners at the Trudeau Institute, to understand the etiology and reduce transmission of infectious disease. A competitive candidate for this position will be interested in developing cross-disciplinary and interdisciplinary collaborations that enhance any of these activities.

The successful candidate will contribute to the ISE and Department of Biology's Bachelor, Masters, and PhD programs through teaching, student-mentoring, and investigator-initiated & extramurally-funded research. Clarkson University is committed to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities and women. Candidates should describe how multicultural issues have been or will be brought into courses and describe previous activities mentoring minorities, women, or members of other underrepresented groups. We are seeking candidates with a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching excellence. Teaching responsibilities primarily in the areas of epidemiology, toxicology, and environmental health are expected, with opportunity to develop undergraduate and graduate courses that support the public or occupational health areas.

Clarkson University is New York State's highest ranked small research institution with more than 50 degree programs in engineering, the basic and health sciences, liberal arts, and business. Located in the northern Adirondacks in the college town of Potsdam, not far from Ottawa, Montreal, Syracuse, or Burlington, the region contains many opportunities to enjoy outdoor recreation, cultural events and a strong sense of community. Clarkson stands out among America's private, nationally ranked research institutions because of its dynamic collaborative learning environment, innovative degree and research programs, and unmatched track-record for producing leaders and innovators.

Direct inquiries, or submit your application, to Clarkson University's Human Resources department at using the posting number: Fac 2014000545. The complete application includes a cover letter; CV; names of at least three professional references; and a clear vision statement for sustained past and expected future accomplishments in teaching, research, service and/or outreach activities that support Clarkson's mission. Applications will be reviewed as received and will continue until the position is filled.

Additional information is available:
Institute for a Sustainable Environment
Department of Biology
CARES Facility

For more information about the position, contact Alan Rossner ([email protected]; 315-268-6470)

Clarkson University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

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last updated 7-Sep-2018