Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences – Lecturer or Senior Lecturer, Full-Time (AA27540)

Position Overview

Organization: School of Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences

Title : Lecturer, full-time, competitive recruitment, Senior Lecturer, full-time

Search Number : AA27540

Position Details

The Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences (DEOHS) within the School of Public Health at the University of Washington invites applications for a full-time (1.0) position at the rank of Lecturer or Senior Lecturer (non-tenure track, 12-month renewable appointment). The successful candidate will serve as Director of the Department’s Continuing Education (CE) Program. DEOHS has a robust program in both occupational and environmental health, including a regional OSHA Training Center. We value interdisciplinary education, diversity, and community engagement. The successful candidate will bring an innovative approach to the delivery of education to diverse constituencies, including health care providers, occupational health professionals, state and regional officials, and leaders and practitioners of environmental public health throughout the Pacific Northwest. The Department’s long-range plan for CE is focused on greater integration of its offerings with the Department’s academic offerings, development of a safety certificate for working health and safety professionals, and increased e-learning offerings. This position will be supported through a steady combined revenue stream from the DEOHS-housed
self-sustaining budget revenue (i.e., course registrations), Medical Aid and Accident fund biennial allocation, and a federal NIOSH training grant that includes a mandatory continuing education component.


  • Degree in environmental health sciences, occupational health, or a related field. A Masters Degree is a minimum requirement.
  • Evidence of at least 24-months practical experience in the field of public health.
  • Evidence of successful management of educational programs that serve diverse audiences.

For more information about DEOHS visit ​http://deohs.washington.edu/​.

The UW School of Public Health is committed to a diverse academic community. We view diversity as essential to our mission; for more information visit ​http://www.washington.edu/diversity/​.​ The University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service. The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, and status as protected veterans, or status as qualified individuals with disabilities​.

Application Instructions

Applications should be sent to ​lect@uw.edu ​and include a letter addressing the candidate’s experience, scholarly and pedagogical qualifications, and a ​Curriculum Vitae ​ or Résumé. We also encourage applicants to include a statement describing their experience with diversity and their potential to support of the department’s commitment to diversity. Applications received by ​April 30, 2018 ​will receive priority consideration. Any questions regarding the position or application can be sent to Richard Fenske at the above email address.

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.