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Environmental Studies/Public Health - Assistant Professor

St. Lawrence Univ
Canton, New York
Comprehensive salary and benefits package.
Closing date
Sep 22, 2022

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Life Sciences, Environmental Science, Health Sciences, Public Health
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St. Lawrence University invites applications for a joint tenure-track position in both the Environmental Studies Department and Public Health Program at the assistant professor level. The successful candidate will be an inter-disciplinary scholar whose academic interest is broadly in human-environmental health. Relevant areas of expertise include: human health effects of contaminants; children’s environmental health; environmental epidemiology; food-borne or sanitation related illnesses; human health impacts of environmental change; communicable diseases related to human-induced environmental change; global environmental health; One Health, or related subjects. We are particularly interested in candidates who recognize and investigate disparities in environmental health risks and outcomes and consider environmental and social justice as part of their scholarship and teaching.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to be part of an innovative and growing Public Health major and a well-established Environmental Studies Department. This person will teach introductory courses in environmental studies and upper-division courses in their area of expertise that will serve both environmental studies and public health students. The successful candidate will have an on-going program of research and published scholarship that may include undergraduate students and demonstrate a commitment to teaching in the liberal arts. We encourage applications from candidates who bring diverse cultural, ethnic, and national perspectives to their scholarship and teaching.


Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. or DPH at time of appointment (8/15/2023) is required.


Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D. in environmental health (broadly defined as above) or a terminal degree from CEPH accredited school is preferred.

Interested applicants must apply online at uploading all required materials which are defined in the “special instructions to applicant” section.  Review of applications begins September 30, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions about the position may be sent to Dr. Sara Ashpole (, Search Chair.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the finalist successfully passing a background (including criminal records) check.

St. Lawrence University policy requires all employees and students to be up to date with available vaccinations against Covid-19 including, as applicable, a booster shot. Individuals may apply for a medical or religious exemption from this policy.


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