Adjunct Professor

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC, USA 🇺🇸

Posting Information

DepartmentESE – Inst Envir Hlth Solution – 463003
Application Deadline11/21/2023
Position TypeVisiting / Part-time Faculty
Working TitleAdjunct Professor
Appointment TypeAdjunct Faculty
Position Number20060450
Vacancy IDF002998
Full-time/Part-timeFull-Time Temporary
Hours per week40
Position LocationNorth Carolina, US
Hiring Range
Proposed Start Date12/04/2023
Estimated duration of appointment1 Year

Position Information

Primary Purpose of Organizational UnitThe Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering is the nation’s first department of environmental science and engineering in the nation. With a strong history of more than 100-years we have an outstanding reputation in part because of seminal contributions made by our faculty. Our faculty use solution-oriented research spanning environmental engineering, environmental health sciences, environmental modeling, hydrology, and environmental chemistry.The Institute for Environmental Health Solutions (IEHS) is a research institute housed within the Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering within the Gillings School of Global Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The IEHS is focused on providing local and global environmental health solutions: our public health mission is to reduce the burden of environmentally-influenced disease in North Carolina, the U.S., and abroad, and to identify solutions that support environmental health resilience. The interdisciplinary team of researchers at the Institute use data-driven strategies to protect people who are particularly vulnerable to environmentally influenced disease, translating scientific discoveries into effective, easy-to-apply solutions to optimize their health trajectories. The addition of a talented adjunct professor is desired to bolster critical mass in these important areas and provide the leadership needed to mentor students desiring to work in these areas, lead innovation on existing grants, and seek exciting new directions of discovery in the field.
Position SummaryThe purpose of this adjunct appointment is to contribute to the teaching, research and practice initiatives of the Institute for Environmental Health Solutions at UNC within the ESE Department and the Gillings School of Global Public Health. The incumbent will also provide connections to the practice world for our students, mentor, and contribute to courses (e.g., Capstone) as appropriate.
Minimum Education and Experience RequirementsPhD in environmental sciences, chemistry, pharmacology, microbiology, toxicology, biology or related field.
Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and ExperienceExperience with geospatial tools used to identify populations at risk for environmental chemical exposure. Experience teaching in an academic setting.
Special Physical/Mental Requirements
Campus Security Authority ResponsibilitiesNot Applicable.
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Contact Information

Department Contact Name and TitleLaTonya Simrel-Wright
Department Contact Telephone or Email[email protected]
Academic Personnel Office Contact InformationIf you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Academic Personnel Office at [email protected].Please note: The Academic Personnel Office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify the Department Contact.
Equal Opportunity Employer StatementThe University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume

Optional Documents

  1. Cover Letter
  2. List of References

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