Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Faculty Position in Environmental Toxicology at UCR

UC Riverside is searching for a new faculty member in Environmental Toxicology.  The position description is below.  Additional information and a link to apply can be found here. We are hoping that the recruitment will be a success and that an outstanding colleague will join our ranks soon. 

The College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences (CNAS) at the University of California, Riverside invites applications for a tenure track position in Environmental Toxicology at the rank of Assistant Professor. The position has an instruction component and a research component within the Agricultural Experiment Station (http://cnas.ucr.edu/about/anr). The successful candidate will develop a nationally recognized research program in Environmental Toxicology focused on human health and/or ecological effects of emerging or classical environmental contaminants.

The applicant must have a Ph.D. with preferably at least two years of postdoctoral experience. The applicant is expected to have expertise in evaluating toxicological responses in appropriate animal or cell-based models. Research may include one or more of the following areas that impact humans and/or ecosystems: adverse effects of contaminants in surface or drinking water, mode of action and molecular mechanisms of toxicological effects, including genetic and epigenetic mechanisms, and/or exposure to environmental contaminants and disease development. The candidate will have a home department in Environmental Sciences (http://envisci.ucr.edu) or Cell Biology and Neuroscience (http://cbns.ucr.edu) and is encouraged to work with faculty in related fields including Biochemistry, Chemistry and the newly established UCR School of Medicine (http://medschool.ucr.edu). The successful candidate is expected to be fully engaged in the teaching mission of the University, including formal classroom instruction and mentoring of graduate students in the interdepartmental Environmental Toxicology Graduate Program (http://etox.ucr.edu), as well as in related undergraduate programs. Additional information about the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences can be found at: http://cnas.ucr.edu.

Evaluation of applications will begin after October 27, 2014, but the position will remain open until filled. The desired start date of the applicant is July 1, 2015. Applications must include a vita, statements of research and teaching interests and at least 3 letters of recommendation. All application materials, including letters of recommendation, must be submitted through AP Recruit at: https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF00208. For questions on application procedures and requirements, please contact Beverly Mc Neil at beverly.mcneil@ucr.edu. For more information about the position, please contact Dr. Jay Gan, Chair of Search Committee, Department of Environmental Sciences, University of California, Riverside, at jgan@ucr.edu

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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