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Assistant Professor - Safety Management

Company:
Indiana State University
Job Location:
Terre Haute, 47809-9989
Category:
Other Engineering Faculty
Type:
Full-Time

Required Relevant Education & Experience:
The successful candidate will have a terminal degree (or All But Dissertation) in engineering, safety, environmental and/or occupational health science or a closely related field (Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Health, Exposure Science, Toxicology, Ergonomics and Human Factors, Biomechanics, Industrial Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Fire Protection Engineering or similar). A foreign educational equivalent is acceptable.

About the Institution:
Indiana State University is a world-class center of higher education, located in Terre Haute, Indiana, and serving a multi-state region that stretches from Indianapolis to St. Louis, Chicago, Louisville, Cincinnati, and beyond. It has been recognized by the Princeton Review as among the best universities in the Midwest.

Indiana State is a beautiful, pedestrian-friendly campus located within walking distance of local shops, restaurants, and activities in Terre Haute's historic downtown district. Situated near the Indiana-Illinois border, the campus is about an hour's drive from Indianapolis and within a few hours of other major metropolitan areas.

Indiana State, one of the most diverse campuses in Indiana, is a welcoming community of students, faculty, and staff representing most U.S. states and many countries around the world. There are more than 260 student-run organizations offering activities and entertainment throughout the year, along with 15 NCAA Division I athletic teams, a first-rate student recreation center with numerous classes and recreational sports programs, and a Performing Arts Series and University Speakers Series that bring national touring productions and speakers to campus. Indiana State is a place of belonging where students, faculty, and staff learn and thrive together.

Indiana State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, inclusion, and belonging in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, reproductive health decisions, or related medical conditions), religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, status as an individual with a disability, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, political views or activity, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics. This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including recruiting, hiring, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and applicable apprenticeships.
If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability, you may contact us at isu-humanresources@indstate.edu

Position Details:

Assistant Professor - Safety Management

The place of employment is at Indiana State University, 200 North 7th Street, Terre Haute, Indiana 47809.

The safety management program at Indiana State University is one of the first to offer a bachelor's degree in the United States. The safety management program provides the classroom knowledge and experience needed to be an industry leader on occupational health, safety, and environmental management. The Safety Management undergraduate program is accredited by the Applied and Natural Science Accreditation Commission of ABET.


The successful candidate must demonstrate excellence in teaching in the area of (but not limited to) foundational topics of safety and environmental health science. The successful candidate will demonstrate potential for impactful scholarship, actively contribute to continuing program development, and engage with students. This individual will teach related topics in an outcomes-based learning environment in which innovative pedagogy, creative assignments, and excellence in student work is paramount. Delivery of course materials in on- campus sections must be replicated through Indiana State University's highly regarded online program.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Teaching undergraduate- and graduate-level courses
  • University and external service
  • Research/scholarship
  • Recruiting students
  • Engaging students in scholarship
  • Advising students
  • Engaging with industry partners
  • Developing curriculum
  • Tracking outcomes assessments
  • Participating in the re-accreditation process


The successful candidate will be expected to teach some of the following courses

SFTY 112 - Introduction to Industrial Health and Safety (3 Cr)

SFTY 290 - Introduction to Environmental Management (3 Cr)

SFTY 314 - Industrial Health and Safety Legislation (3 Cr)

SFTY 318 - Industrial Accident Prevention I (3 Cr)

SFTY 319 - Industrial Accident Prevention II (3 Cr)

SFTY 328 - Fire Protection Systems/Techniques (3 Cr)

SFTY 330 - Industrial Hygiene (4 Cr)

SFTY 330L - Industrial Hygiene Lab (2 Cr)

SFTY 341 - Applied Probability and Statistics for Engineering and Technology (3 Cr)

SFTY 401 - Introduction to Occupational Toxicology (2 Cr)

SFTY 411 - Analysis Techniques in Industrial Health and Safety (3 Cr)

SFTY 416 - Administration of Industrial Health and Safety Programs (3 Cr)

SFTY 423 - Current Issues & Training Concepts in Industrial Health and Safety (3 Cr)

SFTY 446 - Hazardous Material Operation (3 Cr)

SFTY 460 - Human Factors/Ergonomics (3 Cr)

SFTY 492 - Professional Field Practice Internship in Safety Management (3 Cr)

SFTY 511 - Analysis Techniques in Industrial Health and Safety (3 Cr)

SFTY 516 - Administration of Industrial Health and Safety Programs (3 Cr)

SFTY 606 - Human Factors/Ergonomics in Safety Management (3 Cr)

SFTY 610 - Safety Inspection, Assessment, and Control (3 Cr)

SFTY 608 - Safety Legislation, Litigation, and Compliance (3 Cr)

SFTY 625 - Process Safety and Hazardous Waste Operations Management (3 Cr)

SFTY 627 - Safe Transportation and Management of Hazardous Materials (3 Cr)

SFTY 628 - Fire Science and Protection Systems (3 Cr)

SFTY 630 - Foundations in Occupational Health and Safety Management (3 Cr)

SFTY 631 - Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene (3 Cr)

SFTY 629 - Field Research Project in Occupational Safety Management (1-3 Cr)

SFTY 699 - Master's Thesis (1-6 Cr)

The successful candidate will have a terminal degree (or All But Dissertation) in engineering, safety, environmental health science or a closely related field (Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Health, Exposure Science, Toxicology, Ergonomics and Human Factors, Biomechanics, Industrial Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Fire Protection Engineering or similar). A foreign educational equivalent is acceptable.

Candidates should demonstrate evidence of or potential for establishing a publication record, grant procurement.
Candidates must also demonstrate effective communication skills in written and spoken English.


ISU will provide visa sponsorship for this position.

This position will remain open until filled. Required materials for submission:

1. Cover letter/Letter of Application

2. Curriculum Vitae

3. Contact information for three professional references. Arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be submitted as part of the online application process.

4. Unofficial transcripts for Undergraduate, Masters, and Doctoral academic work.

5. Teaching Philosophy

6. Research Statement

Please note that the references you provide on your application will receive a notification request for a recommendation letter immediately upon submission of the application.

Indiana State University is a world-class center of higher education, located in Terre Haute, Indiana, and serving a multi-state region that stretches from Indianapolis to St. Louis, Chicago, Louisville, Cincinnati, and beyond. It has been recognized by the Princeton Review as among the best universities in the Midwest.

Indiana State is a beautiful, pedestrian-friendly campus located within walking distance of local shops, restaurants, and activities in Terre Haute's historic downtown district. Situated near the Indiana-Illinois border, the campus is about an hour's drive from Indianapolis and within a few hours of other major metropolitan areas.

Indiana State, one of the most diverse campuses in Indiana, is a welcoming community of students, faculty, and staff representing most U.S. states and many countries around the world. There are more than 260 student-run organizations offering activities and entertainment throughout the year, along with 15 NCAA Division I athletic teams, a first-rate student recreation center with numerous classes and recreational sports programs, and a Performing Arts Series and University Speakers Series that bring national touring productions and speakers to campus. Indiana State is a place of belonging where students, faculty, and staff learn and thrive together.

Indiana State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring people with many varied backgrounds, identities, and characteristics to join our institution; additionally, we are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. View our stance on equal opportunity employment at https://www.indstate.edu/policy-library/equal-opportunity-and-affirmative-action-policy

Diversity Upgrade: Yes

Job Summary:
The safety management program at Indiana State University is one of the first to offer a bachelor's degree in the United States. The safety management program provides the classroom knowledge and experience needed to be an industry leader in occupational health, safety, and environmental management. The Safety Management undergraduate program is accredited by the Applied and Natural Science Accreditation Commission of ABET.

The successful candidate must demonstrate excellence in teaching in the area of (but not limited to) foundational topics of safety and environmental health science and industrial hygiene and should demonstrate evidence of or potential for establishing a publication record and grant procurement. The successful candidate must also demonstrate effective communication skills in written and spoken English. The successful candidate will demonstrate potential for impactful scholarship, actively contribute to continuing program development, and engage with students. This individual will teach related topics in an outcomes-based learning environment in which innovative pedagogy, creative assignments, and excellence in student work is paramount. Delivery of course materials in on-campus sections must be replicated through Indiana State University's highly regarded online program.

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