Assistant/Associate Professor in Environmental Toxicology and/or Chemistry
Oregon State University
Location: Corvallis, Oregon
Type: Full Time
Required Education: Doctorate
Commensurate with experience
The College of Agricultural Sciences and the Department of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology is seeking an exceptional candidate with PhD (or equivalent) in environmental toxicology and/or chemistry, or related field, research experience in environmental toxicology and/or chemistry, experience or interest in risk analysis and communication, and professional experience or interest in Extension educational programs. We are particularly interested in development of research programs that enable Extension and outreach efforts in support of the implementation of sustainable agricultural chemical use practices, as well as address stakeholder concerns for potential impacts on human and environmental health. Duties and responsibilities for this 12 month 0.75 FTE tenure track position include:
Develop an externally funded research program that integrates environmental toxicology and chemistry sciences, and risk analysis to identify relationships between environmental stressors, human and environmental health. Extend research expertise by contributing to Department of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology teaching.
Collaborate with professional colleagues to develop and implement a research driven Extension program that integrates knowledge and information from environmental toxicology and chemistry, and related disciplines, to foster sustainable practices and to assist Oregonians in science-based decision making. Collaborate with other research and Extension personnel to extend research results using modern or innovative educational technologies and approaches that foster sustainable agricultural production practices and the protection of human health and natural resources.
Conduct scholarship and creative activity, including but not limited to generating intellectual work whose significance is validated by peers and which is communicated. The scholarly outcomes for this position include but are not limited to development of sponsored research proposals and contracts, peer-reviewed scientific publications pertinent to the field, award of patents, peer-validated outreach efforts or materials, conference proceedings, and presentations at technical meetings and conferences.
Serve on committees that address environmental toxicology and/or chemistry issues at the state, national and international level; serve on departmental, college and university committees; serve as manuscript and grant reviewer for scientific journals, societies, and funding agencies; serve on professional society committees and panels; serve as liaison with Federal funding and regulatory agencies.
Interested individuals should apply at https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/123444 by September 15, 2022, for full consideration. Position closing date is October 15, 2022. For additional information contact Jeffrey Jenkins, Professor, Department of Environmental Toxicology, email@example.com.
PhD (or equivalent) in environmental toxicology and/or chemistry, or related field.
Demonstrated research experience in environmental toxicology and/or chemistry, and experience or interest in risk analysis and communication.
Demonstrated professional experience or interest in Extension educational programs.