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Assistant Professor - Occupational Safety and Health (two positions)

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Along with the application, the following items must be included. •Cover Letter •Curriculum Vita •Transcripts •List of contact information for at least 3 professional references (this should not be a reference letter)

Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number 20150309EX
Job Title Assistant Professor - Occupational Safety and Health (two positions)
Type of Employment Regular Full-Time
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Work Location Murray
Employment Term Academic Year
Position Type Faculty (Tenure-Track)
Department Occupational Safety and Health
Department/Position Description

The Department of Occupational Safety and Health, Murray State University is seeking to fill two full-time, nine month, tenure track faculty positions. First review of applicants will begin November 1, 2016. Preferred start date: August 2017.

Summary of Job Duties and Responsibilities

Full-time teaching and advisement of students in the occupational safety and health program. Related duties include recruitment of students, university service, scholarship/research, curriculum development, grant writing, and interaction with local industry.

Minimum Education Requirements

Doctorate in occupational safety and health or related field required. ABDs with a documented plan of completion by appointment date will be considered.

Minimum Experience and Skill Requirements

• Candidate must be qualified to teach undergraduate and graduate level coursework in and related to occupational health and safety
• Good oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills are essential to the successful candidate.
• A classroom presentation will be required during the interview.

Preferred Education and/or Experience Qualifications

• Professional certifications are desirable.
• Appropriate teaching experience in higher education or industrial training will be preferred
• Online teaching experience is desirable.
• Candidates with experience in occupational safety and health will be preferred.

Posting Date 10/17/2016
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Along with the application, the following items must be included.
•Cover Letter
•Curriculum Vita
•Transcripts
•List of contact information for at least 3 professional references (this should not be a reference letter)

Minimum Salary $62,000
Maximum Salary
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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Copies of Transcripts
  4. List of References with Contact Information
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document