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Lecturer Full-Time in Environmental and Occupational Health

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School / Campus / College: School of Public Health

Organization: Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences

Title: Lecturer Full-Time in Environmental and Occupational Health

Position Details

Position Description

The Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences (DEOHS) within the School of Public Health at the University of Washington (UW) invites applications for one full-time faculty position at the rank of Lecturer non-tenured, beginning in Fall 2020 (12 month appointment, UW Job Class Code: 0115) Salary will be determined based on qualifications and experience.

Our department values diversity, practice-based experience, and innovative teaching approaches to environmental and occupational health (EOH) education. We seek candidates from all disciplines that inform EOH, but are particularly interested in applicants with environmental public health practice and teaching experience in Food Protection, Air Quality, Vector and Zoonotic Disease Control, Environmental Justice, Housing, and/or Community Engagement.

All University of Washington Lecture-rank faculty engage in teaching, student mentorship and service. The successful candidate will be expected to teach environmental health-related courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, mentor students from diverse backgrounds, and participate in department-related service and support activities.

The Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences is a premier research and educational department. DEOHS has research programs providing leadership in toxicology, exposure assessment, environmental epidemiology, occupational health and safety, microbiology, and environmental health practice-based participatory research. Educational programs at the undergraduate and graduate level train future leaders in environmental and occupational health.  As part of the top-ranked UW School of Public Health, DEOHS educates tomorrow’s health and safety leaders and reaches today’s workforce with sustainable health solutions through our public service, innovative research and cross-disciplinary partnerships. Our program is ranked fifth in the world among academic environmental and occupational health programs. The department is home to numerous training grants and research centers supported by the National Institutes of Health and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. There is a rich history of collaborative research and teaching in the department and across the University that supports new faculty.

The UW School of Public Health is committed to a diverse academic community. We view diversity, equity and inclusion as essential to our mission, and we welcome applications from faculty who have demonstrated research, training and service experience in this area. For more information, please see the following website: (



  • MS, MPH degree or foreign equivalent in a relevant field


Candidates who fail to satisfy minimum qualifications cannot be considered for this positionTo be considered for this position, please submit the following:

  • Formal letter of interest indicating teaching interests
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Examples of teaching experience (with course evaluations if available)
  • Diversity statement indicating how your practice experience, teaching and service have the potential to support DEOHS's commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion
  • Names and contact information for at least three references (letters of recommendation may be asked for at a later time)

The position will remain open until filled. Initial application review will begin on January 6, 2020 and continue until candidates are identified. Please contact Madison Rayfield Assistant To The Chair, with any questions.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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

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Commitment to Diversity

The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian,
staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint
( Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code
recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal
opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and
responsibilities (