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.
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.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Along with the application, the following items must be included:
Letter of application
Teaching statement that describes the candidate’s teaching background and interests
Diversity statement that addresses the candidate’s approach to creating a supportive and inclusive environment for success of students from a wide variety of backgrounds. (Please submit under “Other Document”)
Candidates are encouraged to include a statement on student recruitment strategies. (Please submit under “Other Document 2”)
For best consideration, please submit a completed application along with all required materials by May 10, 2021. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Internal Number: 9542
About Murray State University
Murray State University, located in far western Kentucky, serves as a nationally recognized residential comprehensive university, with a strong extended campus and online presence, offering high-quality associate, baccalaureate, masters, specialist and doctorate degrees.