Director, Center for Human Health and Environment

North Carolina State University
Raleigh, North Carolina, US
Apr 28, 2021
May 11, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
The successful candidate will:
  • Direct and lead the established CHHE from national prominence to a global leader in environmental health sciences (EHS).
  • Be an established research scientist with an outstanding record of accomplishments in the realms of research and teaching in EHS.
  • Maintain a vigorous, nationally and internationally recognized research program in EHS.
  • Participate as an active member of the Department of Biological Sciences, the Toxicology graduate program, and the longstanding, NIEHS-supported T32 training grant.
  • Roles associated with the CHHE Director position include, but are not limited to:
  • Advancing interdisciplinary EHS research across the Center to improve understanding about the impact of environmental exposures/stressors on human disease and adverse health outcomes.
  • Facilitating translational research, at the individual and population levels, by creating and strengthening strategic partnerships and resources, and engaging members in emerging opportunities and future challenges in EHS.
  • Fostering relationships between CHHE and communities in North Carolina that lead to collaborative engagement among researchers, educators, and citizens to enhance EHS knowledge and literacy and improve health in our partner communities.
  • Expanding EHS research capacity and productivity by providing access to and training in cutting-edge instrumentation, technology, data science, and pathologic and phenotypic assessment of model organisms.
  • Providing investigators, at all career stages, valuable opportunities for collaboration, leadership, cross-training, and intellectual enrichment as well as the foundational funding necessary to compete effectively for extramural research grants.
  • Engaging in and initiating efforts to ensure greater diversity and inclusion in EHS research and education at State and beyond.
  • Inclusiveness and diversity are critical to the success of the College of Sciences and the University. The selected candidate will be expected to foster an environment that is supportive and welcoming of all groups.

Other Responsibilities
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Minimum Education and Experience
  • PhD in genetics, toxicology, epidemiology, cell biology, chemistry, bioinformatics, engineering or other life sciences.

Other Required Qualifications
  • Must be qualified as Full Professor or established Associate Professor with leadership experience.

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