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NEW PhD Jobs: Chair of Environmental Health (BOISE STATE)

Locastion: Boise, ID


Title Chair and Associate/Full Professor, Tenure Track
Categories Faculty Career Postings
Search # HS-0024-15
Employee Type Faculty
Department Community & Environmental Health
Status Open
Position Summary

Boise State University, powered by creativity and innovation, stands uniquely positioned in the Northwest as a metropolitan research university of distinction. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply for a full-time (12-month), tenure track department chair position at the Associate/Full Professor level. The selected candidate will lead and continue to develop a thriving department containing a diversity of health-related disciplines including, environmental and occupational health, health information and informatics, health promotion and policy, health science/pre-professional studies, prevention and addiction studies, and public health.

In addition to serving as part of the teaching faculty, the candidate will provide departmental leadership that cultivates excellence in teaching, research and service.  The candidate will serve as an advocate for the department at the school, college, university, and community levels.  Responsibilities of this position will include fostering faculty, staff, and student development; assessment of student learning, curriculum, and strategic planning; and other department related management duties.

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Provide oversight to one of the university’s largest academic units (based on student enrollment)
  • Mentor 15 full-time and 40 adjunct faculty
  • Manage a 1.2 million dollar annual budget
  • Explore and provide direct leadership towards the development and continued maintenance of new degree offerings that meet the needs of the community
Minimum Qualifications
  • An earned doctorate in Public Health, or closely-related degree
  • Demonstrated record of administrative experience as department chair, program director, or equivalent
  • Demonstrated history of effective university teaching and research resulting in external funding and peer-reviewed publication
  • Strong commitment to institutional and community engagement and service
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with academic program accreditation processes
  • Experience managing academic budgets at the department level or equivalent

Salary shall be commensurate with experience.  Boise State University offers an excellent benefits package for employees.  For more information visit:http://hrs.boisestate.edu/careers/benefits/.

If This Sounds Like the Job for You
  • Apply by September 30, 2015
  • Submit the following documents as a single PDFUse this subject line: #HS-0024-15, your name
    • A cover letter indicating your interest and qualifications for this position
    • Statement of leadership style/philosophy
    • Curriculum vitae
    • Three professional references with contact information
  • Email your application materials to:  cehdept@boisestate.edu
Close Date Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until September 30, 2015. Applications received after that point may be considered if the position is not filled from the finalist pool.
Policy Statements

AA/EEO Statement – Boise State University is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, gender, disability or protected veteran status. EOE M/F/Disabled/Vet Institution, Veterans preference. For more information please click here.

Background Investigations – Any offer of employment at Boise State University will be contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation and may require a credit and/or motor vehicle background investigation depending on the position. To view the University’s full Background Investigations policy, click here.

Drug-Free Workplace – It is the policy of Boise State University to maintain a drug-free workplace and campus. For more information about this policy, please click here.

Boise State University is a SMOKE FREE campus. For more information please click here.

Jeanne Clery Statement

Notice of Availability of Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

The Boise State University 2014 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is provided to students, faculty, staff, and the public as part of the University’s commitment to safety and security on campus, and in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act. Copies of the report may also be requested through the Campus Security and Police Services located at 2245 University Drive, Boise, Idaho 83706, by calling (208) 426-6911, or sending an email to policeuniversitysecurity@boisestate.edu.

The 2014 Annual Security and Fire Safety Report for Boise State University is now available online at: http://security.boisestate.edu/wp-content/blogs.dir/1/files/2014/09....

The report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on-campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Boise State; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. It also includes the annual fire safety report and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies for sexual assault, drug and alcohol use, and other matters.

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