The School of Biological and Population Health Sciences invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), 9-month, fixed term Instructor position. Reappointment is at the discretion of the School Head.
This position will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the Environmental and Occupational Health (EOH) program in the School of Biological and Population Health Sciences. Through teaching the courses outlined below, this position addresses training for personal contact with community members for the identification and evaluation of hazards through field sampling and analysis in order to develop prevention and mitigation strategies and evaluate strategy effectiveness. These roles range from implementation of workplace ergonomics improvement, implementation of occupational injury prevention, and assessment of environmental exposure to pollutants through air and water quality sampling. Administrative duties will include serving as coordinator for undergraduate students in the EOH minor working closely with the graduate program director. This person will be in charge of marketing, outreach and other resources to help build the EOH undergraduate degree option. This position will assist the EOH Program Director (PD) with the EOH minor and with the maintenance of accreditation of the EOH option by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). The Master of Public Health option in EOH has been reviewed by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) and approved as a Graduate Safety Practitioner® (GSP®) Qualified Academic Program (QAP), providing the program's graduates the opportunity to apply with BCSP for the GSP designation after graduation. The GSP meets the credential requirement for the Certified Safety Professional® (CSP®), the
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