ASSOCIATE/FULL PROFESSOR CHAIR - Florida International University in Miami Florida

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Florida International University

Miami, Florida 33199

United States

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Department of Environmental and Occupational Health

Florida International University is a comprehensive university offering 340 majors in 188 degree programs in 23 colleges and schools, with innovative bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs across all disciplines including medicine, public health, law, journalism, hospitality, and architecture. FIU is Carnegie-designated as both a research university with high research activity and a community-engaged university. Located in the heart of the dynamic south Florida urban region, our multiple campuses serve over 50,000 students, placing FIU among the ten largest universities in the nation. Our annual research expenditures in excess of $100 million and our deep commitment to engagement have made FIU the go-to solutions center for issues ranging from local to global. FIU leads the nation in granting bachelor’s degrees, including in the STEM fields, to minority students and is first in awarding STEM master’s degrees to Hispanics. Our students, faculty, and staff reflect Miami’s diverse population, earning FIU the designation of Hispanic-Serving Institution. At FIU, we are proud to be ‘Worlds Ahead’! For more information about FIU, visit

The mission of the Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work is to enhance public health by conducting innovative research, training future public health professionals from diverse backgrounds, translating research into policy and practice, and serving our local and world communities. The Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work (RSCPHSW) is accredited by The Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) through December 2019 (

The Department of Environmental and Occupational Health in the Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work (RSCPHSW) at Florida International University invites applications for a departmental Chair position with tenure.

The focus of the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health is on training and research in environmental health and related issues, and both the Department and College have strong collaborations with other colleges and research centers, including the colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Engineering, and Arts and Sciences.  The Department offers a certificate, an M.P.H. and Ph.D. degrees.  

Candidates must possess an earned doctorate in environmental and occupational health or a related discipline.  A successful candidate will have a broad knowledge and experience in issues related to environmental and occupational health, have administrative experience in an academic setting, have external research funding, and be prepared to engage in collaborative research in a multi-disciplinary public health setting.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

The Chair of Environmental and Occupational Health will participate in the governance and management of the College as a member of the Executive Committee.  The Chair will provide active leadership in the Department, including periodic evaluation of the Department’s curriculum and research activities.  The Chair will be expected to actively mentor junior faculty and to participate in College-wide junior faculty mentoring activities.  Responsibilities also include research, teaching, advising graduate students, serving on thesis and dissertation committees, and serving the university, professional, and public health practice communities.

For questions regarding this position, please contact Dr. Wasim Maziak at

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The selection and review process will begin May 10, 2013 and will remain open until the position is filled.

To apply please visit us on-line at and refer to Job Opening #505728.

It is recommended you submit all required documents (i.e., CV, letter of reference, etc) in one pdf file.

FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer

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Keyword Phrases

  • Public and Environmental Health
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Department Chair
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume