Assistant or Associate Professor in Industrial Hygiene/Exposure Science.


University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) School of Public Health


Chicago, IL


 The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) School of Public Health (SPH) Division of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences (EOHS) announces the search for a tenure/tenure-track faculty member at the assistant or associate professor level. The candidate must have expertise in industrial hygiene/exposure science. We are particularly interested in candidates with research interests in exposure assessment and control sciences, and the evaluation and management of exposure control measures and interventions to improve workplace safety and health. A Ph.D.(or equivalent) in Industrial Hygiene, Exposure Science, Safety Science and/or Engineering, Occupational Health, or a related field is required; Certified Industrial Hygienists (CIHs) preferred. The successful applicant will be expected to teach graduate courses and advise graduate students in the Industrial Hygiene and Occupational Safety programs, and to conduct collaborative, extramurally-funded research. Past evidence of or potential for excellence in teaching is desirable, as is a commitment to addressing environmental and occupational health disparities. 

The EOHS division has a dynamic, multi-disciplinary and impactful portfolio of research and service that reflect our values of community engagement and equity in environmental and occupational health. Many opportunities exist at UIC for research collaboration with faculty in the fields of occupational safety, occupational epidemiology, occupational medicine, community health, environmental health, and health policy. The EOHS division serves about 80 students in MPH, MS and PhD programs currently with eight tenure-system faculty, and twice that number of research and clinical faculty. Within the EOHS division, the NIOSH-funded Illinois Education and Research Center (ERC) supports training, research, outreach and continuing education in a variety of occupational health disciplines; the NIOSH-funded Center for Healthy Work, which is using innovative engaged research methods to examine precarious work and its impacts on health; the Great Lakes Centers, which support clinical and service programs; and the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre, which facilitates global occupational health research and service. 

UIC is one of the most diverse research-intensive universities in the United States, and is designated as a Minority Serving Institution, an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institute, and a Hispanic Serving Institution. The EOHS division is committed to ensuring access to graduate education for students who are diverse across multiple dimensions, including: race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, disadvantages socioeconomic status, ideas and perspectives. We seek applicants that will enrich and contribute to the diversity of the EOHS division and help us expand the perspectives and experiences we bring to our work. 

For fullest consideration, applicants should submit their CV, names and contact information of three references, and a one page document that summarizes their approach to teaching and their research goals by January 7, 2019 at:

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.