Posting Number/Job Order #PF0329FY20 Posted 10/11/2019 Open Until Filled Operating Title OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH FACULTY POSITIONS Department KSC Safety / SOHAS [KPDSAF] Summary of Position:
The Department of Safety and Occupational Health Applied Sciences (SOHAS) at Keene State College has two tenure-track faculty positions available in the Safety and Occupational Health Program. One position will begin Spring 2020 and the other will begin Fall 2020. Candidates with demonstrated knowledge and skills in occupational safety and health, construction safety, toxicology, industrial hygiene, environmental health, risk management, ergonomics, loss control, and injury and illness prevention strategies are particularly desirable.
All candidates must hold a Master’s degree in Occupational Safety and Health or related field, such as, but not limited to, Public Health, Environmental Engineering, or Business Administration. Candidates for Assistant Professor must hold an earned doctorate in Occupational Safety or related field, such as, but not limited to, Public Health, Environmental Health and Safety, Risk Management, Leadership, or Organizational Development. Candidates who are near terminal degree completion will be considered, provided completion is by August 1, 2022.
The College’s SOHAS program offers a B.S. in SOHAS and Construction Safety Sciences and a fully on-line M.S. in SOHAS. EachSOHAS degree program is recognized as a Quality Academic Program by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals https://www.bcsp.org/gsp/qaps. SOHAS faculty are committed to assessing and improving all programs, and are aiming for eventual ABET-ANSAC Program accreditation.
The successful candidates will deliver effective and engaging courses to support student understanding, application, assessment and improvement of Safety, Occupational Health and Environmental Health Management Components and Systems. These appointments will serve the College’s Safety and Occupational Health majors with primary teaching responsibilities integrating the following areas: leadership and management of safety, health and environmental processes, risk management, adult education and training, hazardous material handling, safety, occupational and environmental legal aspects, fire sciences and disaster practices, injury and illness prevention and organization strategies for proactive health and safety improvement.
Teaching load typically includes three (4 credit courses) per academic semester. Faculty may also have an opportunity to teach courses in the College’s Integrative Studies Program http://www.keene.edu/isp/. Additional responsibilities will include student advisement, curriculum development, laboratory management, department and committee service, with the inclusion of scholarly activity for tenure-track. Teaching venues include classroom, laboratory, and on-line, for both undergraduate and graduate SOHAS program degrees. For more information about our department and SOHAS program, please see: http://www.keene.edu/academics/programs/safe/.
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