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Charles Miller rellim at mailhost.tcs.tulane.edu
Fri Jul 7 15:28:42 EST 2000




Great opportunity for the right person! Please note July 15 closing...


Hello!

The Department of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology (EMT) at Oregon
State University is recruiting for a Clinical Toxicologist, at the rank
of Assistant/Associate Professor.

EMT has a long-standing history of successful outreach programs in the
areas of toxicology and environmental chemistry. This position plays a
key role in EMT's outreach efforts, and the appointed individual will be
expected to establish and maintain an active outreach program in the
area of human responses to pesticides and other agricultural and
environmental chemicals. The announcement below contains more detail...

Please feel free to pass this announcement on to qualified individuals.

Thank you...

Terry Miller

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Position #001-1887                              Please Post

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Department of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology
Oregon State University
Corvallis, Oregon 97331

POSITION: Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, Department of
Environmental and Molecular Toxicology (EMT).

RANK, SALARY, AND BENEFITS: Assistant Professor or Associate Professor,
tenure track. Promotion and tenure is based on job performance,
scholarly accomplishment, and relevant service, as consistent with the
position description. Salary commensurate with experience and
qualifications. There is an attractive benefits package which includes
options for health, dental, and life insurance, as well as annual and sick
leave, and retirement.

POSITION DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The appointee will be
expected to:
# Establish and maintain an active outreach program in the area of human
responses to agricultural and other environmental chemicals
(particularly pesticides) and support and participate in the efforts of the
National Pesticide Telecommunications Network and National Pesticide Medical
Monitoring Program.
# Contribute to the ongoing instructional programs of EMT in
environmental toxicology.
# Conduct other scholarly activities (e.g., collaborative research in
clinical toxicology, epidemiology, etc.) that contribute to the general
knowledge base of basic and clinical toxicology.
# Provide support for state agency programs, particularly the Pesticide
Analytical Response Center.

QUALIFICATIONS: An M.D. degree or equivalent, with residency/training
and/or demonstrable strong interest in Toxicology, Clinical Toxicology,
Occupational Medicine, Emergency Medicine, or Environmental Medicine, is
required. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in
pesticide toxicology.

DEPARTMENT, UNIVERSITY, AND COMMUNITY: EMT has 16 tenured and
tenure-track faculty, a number of adjunct faculty and 40 graduate students,
housed in the Agricultural and Life Sciences Building and Weniger Hall. The
Department has active research programs supported by more than $4.4
million of funding. EMT offers M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in toxicology.
Most faculty are actively involved in research in environmental and
molecular toxicology. Other faculty are actively involved in outreach
activities intoxicology, clinical toxicology, pesticide risk assessment, or
environmental chemistry, consistent with OSU's mission in extension and
extended education.

EMT has developed the premier outreach/extension program in the
toxicology and environmental fate of chemicals. The position being recruited
for here plays a key role in EMT extension programs addressing human health
issues related to exposure to chemicals; its existence was also important in
attracting NPTN and NPMMP to OSU.

OSU is one of only ten American universities to hold the Land Grant, Sea
Grant, and Space Grant designation and is one of two universities in the
Pacific Northwest to achieve Carnegie Research 1 status.  OSU is located
in Corvallis, a community of 50,000 people situated in the Willamette
Valley between Portland and Eugene.  Ocean beaches, lakes, rivers,
forests, high desert, and the rugged Cascade and Coast Ranges are all
within a 100-mile drive of Corvallis.  Approximately 12,000
undergraduate and 3,000 graduate students are enrolled at OSU, including
1,870 U.S. students of color, and 1,035 international students.  The
university has an institution-wide commitment to diversity and
multiculturalism, and provides a welcoming atmosphere with unique
professional opportunities for leaders who are women and people of color.
All are encouraged to apply.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants should submit a letter of interest
(including a statement describing their clinical, outreach and research
experience) and curriculum vita, and arrange to have three current
letters of reference sent.  Applications will be held in confidence
throughout the initial screening.

CLOSING DATE: For full consideration, apply by July 15, 2000. Review of
applications will begin immediately, but applications will be accepted
until the position is filled. Please send all application materials,
inquiries, nominations and letters of reference to:

Dr. Larry Curtis, Department Head
Department of Environmental & Molecular Toxicology
Oregon State University
1007 ALS Building
Corvallis, OR 97331-7301

OSU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, with a policy
of being responsive to dual-career needs.


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          Terry Miller - Professor &
                         Director, National Pesticide
                            Telecommunications Network

    Environmental & Molecular Toxicology
    Ag Chemistry Extension
    Oregon State University             Email: millert at ace.orst.edu
    333 Weniger                         Phone: 541/737-1811
    Corvallis, OR 97331-6502            FAX:   541/737-0761
    USA

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