Environmental/ Occupational Health and Safety Tenure -Track

Company:  California State University Fullerton 

Location: Fullerton, CA

Date Posted:  July 17, 2017

Application Deadline:  November 1, 2017

Employment Type: Full time

Salary: DOE

Environmental/ Occupational Health and Safety Tenure -Track

About the Position

The Department of Health Science at California State University, Fullerton (CSUF), invites applications for a full-time Assistant or Associate Professor tenure-track faculty position in Environmental/Occupational Health and Safety. The Department (with over 1,600 undergraduate and 80 graduate majors) offers a B.S. in Health Science (with focus areas in health promotion and disease prevention, environmental and occupational health and safety, and global health), and a Master of Public Health (with focus areas in health promotion/disease prevention, environmental and occupational health and safety, and gerontological health). CSUF values and is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse community, and is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate through their teaching, research and/or service that they can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our community. The Department offers multiple opportunities for collaboration in its research centers, including the Center for the Promotion of Healthy Lifestyles and Obesity Prevention, Center for Cancer Disparities Research, Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain Center, and Health Promotion Research Institute. Visit the Health Science ( and CSUF ( websites for additional information about our programs, offerings and faculty.

The position involves teaching undergraduate and graduate health science courses in occupational health and safety, such as occupational/industrial hygiene, occupational safety, air pollution and health, hazardous materials, ergonomics, and/or occupational epidemiology. Positive tenure and promotion decisions require excellent teaching; peer-reviewed publications; research and other relevant scholarly activities; student advising; and service to the department, college, university, and public health profession. The Department of Health Science is committed to providing an engaging learning environment for its diverse student body and seeks to hire a candidate with a professional track record that reflects commitment to diversity. 


Required Qualifications
The appointee must have:

  •    An earned doctorate in occupational health, occupational safety, industrial hygiene, occupational epidemiology, or related field by time of appointment.    
  •    Commitment to providing high-quality undergraduate and graduate education, and demonstrated ability to teach students from diverse backgrounds, including first-generation college students.
  •    Focused ongoing scholarly and creative activity in occupational health with a record of publications and presentations, and demonstrated potential for obtaining grants and external funding.
  •    Potential for leadership activities in professional associations and the surrounding community.
  •    The ability to work collegially in a multicultural environment with a culturally diverse faculty, staff, students, and community.
  •    The ability to actively contribute through service to both the university and the highly diverse surrounding community.
  •    A background check (including a criminal record check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

Preferred Qualifications
The department is particularly interested in candidates with expertise in occupational health/safety. Professional certifications such as CIH, CSP, CPE and/or REHS are strongly recommended for this position. Individuals interested and experienced in advancing the University’s strategic diversity and high impact practice goals are strongly encouraged to apply.  

How to Apply 

Appointment Date
August 2018

Application Procedure
A complete online application must be submitted in order to receive consideration. To apply, please go to: to view all job listings and select 9712BR to begin the application process and provide the following materials:

  1.  a letter of intent addressing Required and Preferred (if applicable) Qualifications listed above, including a summary of teaching experience, service, and a brief overview of research agenda;
  2.  a diversity statement (see instructions below);
  3.  a curriculum vitae;
  4.  graduate transcripts;
  5.  student evaluations of teaching and/or other evidence of teaching effectiveness;
  6.  representative samples of scholarship;
  7.  three letters of reference (see instructions below).

Your diversity statement should provide an understanding of your capabilities to address diversity in support of CSUF’s diverse student and community populations. Please discuss how you have addressed diversity in your teaching, research, and/or service such that the committee is able to assess your ability to contribute to our campus in this area.

On the References page of the online application, enter information and email addresses for three references who will provide a confidential letter of reference for your application. They will immediately receive a request via email along with information on uploading the letter. You will be able to verify that each letter has been received by CSUF by logging back into the recruitment system.

Please direct questions to: Dr. Danny Kim, Search Committee Chair, at

Application Deadline
Review of applications will begin November 1, 2017. Position is open until filled.

Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.