Academic Administrator/Occupational Health Researcher UCLA Southern California NIOSH Education and Research Center (SCERC) University of California, Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF04973 Recruitment Period Open date: October 16th, 2019 Last review date: Wednesday, Oct 30, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled. Final date: Monday, Dec 2, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
The Department of Environmental Health Sciences in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health seeks to fill an Academic Administrator/Occupational Health Researcher position for the UCLA Southern California NIOSH Education and Research Center (ERC). The Academic Administrator supports the mission of the Center and works closely with the interdisciplinary faculty, staff and students and oversees the operational components of a large federal graduate training grant, including interfacing with graduate students, participating departments, program directors, external partners, and the federal sponsor. The Academic Administrator is responsible for administrative oversight, and participates in designing and implementing academic and professional training program and communication activities supporting the Center goals.
The mission of the NIOSH-funded Southern California ERC is to educate professionals in the fields of occupational epidemiology, occupational medicine, industrial hygiene, and occupational health nursing through academic programs and continuing education; conducting research in occupational health and safety and related areas; providing outreach and resources to educational and professional organizations; and by educating non-academic stakeholders including business, labor, and vulnerable worker populations.
Reporting to the Center Director, the Academic Administrator serves as Center Manager/Assistant Director and provides research support, administrative and interdisciplinary academic project coordination, program planning and evaluation, liaison with funding agencies and professional organizations, and fiscal planning support. In collaboration with the Center Director, Program Directors, and other faculty, the incumbent participates in interdisciplinary curriculum development, teaching, grant writing, program evaluation, report preparation, research training, and in all stages of epidemiological research on the physical, chemical, and psychosocial determinants of work-related disease, injury and associated disability. A doctoral degree in epidemiology, nursing, occupational health and safety, social sciences, psychology, public health, or related field, knowledge of theory and practice of occupational health and safety, and experience in grant proposal writing and epidemiological research are required.
UCLA welcomes and encourages diversity and seeks applications and nominations from individuals of diverse backgrounds. Individuals with a history of mentoring students from underrepresented groups and those with a commitment to supporting diversity and equal opportunity in education, research and creative activity are invited to apply.
Applicants must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree at the time of appointment and all application materials must be submitted via UCLA Academic Recruit (https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF04973). Review of applications will begin October 28, 2019 and will remain open until the position is filled. Requests for information should be sent to the Center Director Dr. Niklas Krause at firstname.lastname@example.org.
REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated CV
Statement of Research and Teaching
Statement of Contributions to Diversity and Inclusion
References - contact information for 3 - 6 references
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: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct
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, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.