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Job Opportunity: faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure track) in Global Environmental Health

Apr 25, 2023 |

The UBC School of Population and Public Health (SPPH) invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure track) in Global Environmental Health as part of the Occupational and Environmental Health Division at SPPH.

The School is seeking individuals committed to an innovative program of research to understand relationships between the environment and the health of populations and communities from a global perspective. Areas of expertise may include, but are not limited to:

  • Health impacts of climate change
  • Global health disparities in environmental health/risk factors
  • Urbanization and healthy built environments
  • Transportation and health
  • Resilience in response to environmental risks
  • Planetary health



For more information on the opportunity, please visit the link below:


This is an exciting opportunity to join SPPH – a UBC research-intensive unit that has a strong emphasis on education. The School is home to approximately 60 primary faculty members and 350 graduate students and provides training for undergraduate, graduate (PhD and Master’s), and post-professional students across multiple programs, including an MSc OEH degree and a new proposed graduate program in global health. SPPH has a long history and strong foundation at the forefront of, and training students in the use of large-scale routinely collected data sources, and in ethical and privacy-sensitive operations of data resources for researchers. Furthermore, Occupational and Environmental Health (OEH), the incumbent’s home Division within the School, has a 30-year history of international excellence, advancing science on the effects of community and workplace environments on health, through education, research, and practice. This provides an excellent working environment for new scholarly activity according to interests of the incumbent.