ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF SAFETY SCIENCE
The Department of Safety Sciences at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) in Prescott, Arizona, invites applications for one full-time tenure/non-tenure track position as Assistant or Associate Professor of Safety Science in Occupational Safety, Industrial Hygiene or Aviation Safety, to begin August 2019.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach four 3-credit undergraduate or graduate courses related occupational safety, industrial hygiene and/or aviation safety and accident investigation. Teaching assignments may include, but not be limited to, graduate and undergraduate courses in Occupational Safety/Health, Industrial Hygiene, Human Factors/Ergonomics, Safety Program Management, and related areas. The successful candidate will also assist with graduate student research for the Master of Science-Safety Science program. This position will also include advising students as they explore different options with internships, research, coursework, and career trajectories.
This is a nine-month position, renewed annually, with the possibility of summer teaching for additional pay.
The Prescott Campus of ERAU is a small residential campus in the mountains of northern Arizona. Prescott is one of the highest-rated residential areas in the Southwest. It is located at over 5,000 feet elevation, has a mild climate, clean air, and is close to outdoor recreation, pristine wilderness areas and national forests.
The selected candidate must have at least a Master’s degree in Occupational and/or Environmental Health, Industrial Hygiene, Human Factors/Ergonomics, Industrial or Human Factors Engineering, or closely related discipline. A Ph.D./doctoral degree is highly desirable. Candidates with familiarity or experience in aviation safety and accident investigation, industrial safety, or related fields will be given top priority. ABDs with a clear plan for completion by June 30, 2019 are encouraged to apply. Demonstrated or potential excellence in teaching, research, and mentoring undergraduate students is expected. Practical or industry experience is strongly valued.
The position will begin in August 2019. Applications will be reviewed immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Interested individuals should submit (upload) a letter of application clearly showing that the applicant meets the minimum qualifications, a current resume or curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research interests, and a summary of relevant GIS-related experience and course work. Please include three professional references with contact information. Applications must be submitted online via the link http://careers.erau.edu/.