University of California, Los Angeles — Faculty Position in Environmental Health Policy

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Environmental Health Policy

The Department of Environmental Health Sciences in the Fielding School of Public Health at UCLA seeks applicants for a tenure-track/tenured faculty position focused on environmental policy and its impact on health. The position comes with 9 months of state-supported salary.

Solutions to large environmental threats to human and planetary health, ranging from climate change to air and water pollution to toxic exposures and many others, will require evidence-based policy approaches. The Department of Environmental Health Sciences is searching for a faculty member to lead research and teaching about policy approaches to preventing and addressing environmental problems and their impacts on health.

Candidates must hold a doctoral degree (PhD, ScD, DrPH or equivalent) in a relevant discipline, such as public policy, public health policy, environmental economics, environmental health, environmental science and engineering or other relevant field. Candidates must have a track record of research in examining environmental policies and their impact on large populations.  Successful candidates must have a strong record of publications and extramural funding consistent with their career stage. Duties include teaching courses and advising students at the masters and doctoral level in the area of environmental health policy while maintaining a vigorous research program.

Applications, including a cover letter, CV, statement of research and teaching interests, and the names of three references, should be submitted to  Review of applications will begin October 17 and will remain open until the position is filled.

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy ( We value candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.