Location: Bowling Green, KY Category: Faculty Posted On: Mon Feb 17 2020 Job Description:
The Department of Public Health at Western Kentucky University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health Science for Fall 2020. Primary responsibilities include teaching, research, and service. Ability to teach in two or more of the following areas: Environmental Health, Occupational Safety and Health, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Microbiology, Environmental Toxicology, Human Health Risk Assessment, and Environmental Science. The successful applicant is expected to develop a community based collaborative research agenda focused within the field of Environmental and Occupational Health Science. Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Environmental and Occupational Health Science, and advise students. Participate in department, college, university, and community service. An active record of research that includes peer-reviewed publication in the EOHS field is desired.
Candidates must hold at least an earned master's degree in Environmental and Occupational Health Science or a closely related field.
Qualifications to teach graduate courses in two or more of the subject areas listed in the job description.
Demonstrate a well-defined research agenda in the Environmental and Occupational Health Science field.
Demonstrated interest in student engagement through research and service learning.
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