The faculty of the Department of Health Sciences at California State University Dominguez Hills invites applications from individuals for a Tenure-Track position in Environmental Health – Disaster Management within the Department of Health Sciences at the rank of Assistant Professor.
Excellence in teaching, scholarly publications, service to the university and community, student advisement and recruitment, program and curriculum development, and other responsibilities consistent with the mission of the University and the requirements of the Department and College are expected. Teaching duties may consist of day, evening, weekend, and/or online classes in both the current undergraduate and planned graduate programs. Teaching areas include but are not limited to environmental health, epidemiology, public health, statistics, disaster management and preparedness, strategic planning, and public health policy, law and ethics. Additional duties may include internship development, placement, and oversight.
Department of Health Sciences
The Department has nearly 700 majors and is housed within the College of Health, Human Services and Nursing. This dynamic and rapidly growing program offers a B.S. degree in health Science with concentrations in community health, healthcare management and radiologic technology. A master’s degree programs currently under development for implementation within the next few years.
Earned doctorate in public health with a focus on environment health, or an earned doctorate in environmental science with an MPH in environmental health, or an earned doctor’s degree in a related field and an MPH in environmental health; current or recent experience in environmental health – disaster management; experience teaching undergraduate students from diverse age, socioeconomic, cultural, and academic backgrounds, and working with diverse populations; scholarly publications commensurate with experience; program and curriculum development experience; evidence of a strong commitment to student success. If doctorate is in progress, it must be completed before the start date of employment.
REHS certification; record of published research and funded projects; experience with program accreditation; involvement in discipline related issues at local, national and/or international levels; established relationships with community-based organizations and health agencies; mentorship of students engaged in research and certification.
The successful candidate is required to complete a thorough background check, and the employment offer can be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying or falsified information.
How to Apply
While the position will remain open until filled, review of applications will begin on April 4, 2018.
California State University, Dominguez Hills, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
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About CSU Dominguez Hills
CSU Dominguez Hills is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), the accrediting body for institutions of higher learning in the West. The academic programs of the university are organized under the Colleges of Arts and Humanities, Business Administration and Public Policy, Extended and International Education, Natural and Behavioral Sciences, Education, and Health, Human Services, and Nursing. While continuing to emphasize the liberal arts and sciences, professional programs offered at the undergraduate and graduate level, developed to serve the region’s workforce needs, are of great interest to students and prepare them for professions in a variety of industries. The university offers 45 baccalaureate degrees, 24 master's degrees, and a number of certificate and credential programs. Enrollment exceeds 14,000 students and the student population is among the most ethnically and culturally rich in the nation: 45% Hispanic, 23% African American, 17% white and 12% Asian/Pacific Islanders. A tradition of teaching excellence lies at the heart of the university experience for Dominguez Hills' students. Most of the faculty have earned doctoral degrees from... prestigious universities across the nation. The faculty strives to sustain a dynamic teaching and learning environment in a multicultural setting. The Academic Senate provides a forum for faculty, administration, students and others to be represented and consulted regarding such vital issues as budget priorities, academic standards, curriculum and instruction, and student affairs. Class sizes are small as compared with large research universities and classes are taught by the faculty, not by teaching assistants. Many of the university's students are the first in their families to earn a university degree. While the university enrolls traditional full-time students, many students enroll part-time and attend late afternoon, evening and weekend classes because of work and family responsibilities. At CSU Dominguez Hills, there's more to student life than the classroom. The university offers a dynamic, interactive and enriching community of learners, teachers and peers sharing diverse points of view. There are multitudes of ways for students to pursue interests, get involved, and get the most from their academic experience.The university is located in Carson, California, in the South Bay region of Los Angeles County. Its 346-acre park-like campus is situated in the historic Rancho San Pedro, the oldest Spanish land grant in the Los Angeles area.