Instructor, Occupational Safety and Health

Kentucky, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Apr 09, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Occupational Safety and Health at Murray State University is seeking to fill a full-time, nine-month instructor position, beginning August 2021.  Two-year appointment with potential for extension.

Summary of Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Primary responsibilities include teaching (75%) and recruiting students into the Occupational Safety and Health programs (25%).  Travel to/from recruitment opportunities will be required.  Additional responsibilities may include advising of students, university service, and interaction with local industry. 

Minimum Education Requirements:
Master of Science degree in occupational safety and health or related field is required. 

Minimum Experience and Skill Requirements:
Candidate must be qualified to teach undergraduate level coursework in and related to occupational safety. Successful applicants must possess excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills. Strong attention to detail and follow-up skills are required.

Preferred Education and/or Experience Qualifications:
Experience in student recruiting is highly desirable, including designing and implementing an overall recruiting strategy, preparing recruitment materials, and proactive recruiting of students. The following certifications are desirable: Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), and OSHA authorized trainer. Master of Science from an ABET accredited occupational safety and health program is preferred. Online teaching experience is desirable.

Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  Murray State University is an equal education and employment opportunity, M/F/D, AA employer.

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