The Department of Environmental Health Science (EHS) at Eastern Kentucky University is accepting applications for a 9-month, full-time, tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor to begin Spring or Fall 2022. The primary responsibility for the selected candidate will teach EHS undergraduate and graduate courses related to the field of environmental health science and occupational health/industrial hygiene.
Excellence in and a commitment to teaching are essential, as EKU's primary focus is providing engaging learning experiences to our students through a rich curriculum designed to help prepare the next generation of EHS professionals.
Non-teaching responsibilities include participation in recruitment; advising; service to the profession and the university; scholarly activities and research.
A terminal degree (PhD, DrPH, ScD) in the field or a related field from an accredited or internationally recognized institution is required.
Teaching experience does not have to be college-level courses; however, the selected candidate must be able to demonstrate a strong teaching philosophy appropriate for the university environment.
Eastern Kentucky University is a regional, coeducational, public institution of higher education offering general and liberal arts programs, pre-professional and professional training in education and various other fields at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Located in Richmond, Madison County, Kentucky, Eastern has a distinguished record of more than a century of educational service to the Commonwealth. Situated near the heart of the Bluegrass, Richmond is served by a network of major highways that make Eastern easily accessible from all parts of Kentucky and surrounding states. Richmond is 26 miles southeast of Lexington, Kentucky. Interstate Highways I-75 (north-south) and I-64 (east-west) make the metropolitan areas of Cincinnati, 112 miles to the north, and Louisville, 110 miles to the west, within convenient distance by automobile. Richmond is also served by U.S. Route 25 from Southeastern Kentucky and Kentucky Route 52 from the east and west. The Bluegrass, Mountain, Daniel Boone, and Cumberland Parkways provide even greater accessibility by automobile since the city is located near the convergence of these arterial highways into the interstate system. Richmond, ...the county seat of Madison County, is one of the Commonwealth's fastest-growing cities, with about 33,000 residents. The community provides an excellent environment for the university student and boasts a regional shopping mall, theaters, live entertainment, fine dining, cultural events and activities, as well as many areas of historic and scenic interest. Fort Boonesborough State Park, birthplace of Kentucky, is located 12 miles to the north. Many other historical sites are within easy driving distance. Scenic and recreational areas surround this section of the state .