The successful candidate will demonstrate ability to effectively teach undergraduate courses in one or more areas of occupational safety, safety management, safety science, industrial hygiene, or similar area. The successful candidates will have the opportunity to lead course and curriculum development in these areas.
Supervision of student project teams, course development, and course and program assessment and improvement are also required faculty responsibilities.
Candidates must be able to work independently and with a diverse team; demonstrate excellent leadership, organizational, and communication skills; and be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment that serves a diverse student population as well as faculty, alumni, and employers. As such, candidates must be able to operate within and help create an inclusive environment that facilitates student learning and development.
The selected candidate will develop and teach courses in occupational safety, safety management, or safety science. Courses may include occupational safety, industrial hygiene, environment pollution control, ergonomics and human factors, etc.
This position may be either 9 month or 12 month, depending on department and program needs and candidate interest. In some instances, the opportunity exists for the candidate to assume a term appointment as program director in addition to faculty appointment and associated responsibilities. Typically, administrative responsibilities may represent approximately 15% of time for those duties.
Minimum Experience / Education:
UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the earned masters and/or terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline.
Preferred Education Skills and Experience:
Candidates with a doctorate in Engineering, Construction, Safety Engineering, Safety Sciences, Industrial Hygiene or related areas may be considered for appointment as Assistant Professor of Teaching.
Candidates with a Master of Science degree in engineering, engineering technology, engineering management, construction management, construction science, occupational safety, safety science, industrial hygiene, or related degree may be considered for appointment as a Lecturer.
Candidates with industry, engineering, construction or safety experience are desired.
Preferred candidates will have professional work experience in an engineering, construction, safety or industrial hygiene position. Preferred qualifications include CSP, CIH, PE or similar certification and prior teaching and/or program development experience in the safety or industrial hygiene area.
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research institution. Our campus is located in the piedmont of North Carolina, just two hours from the mountains and three hours from the Atlantic Ocean. A large public university with a small college feel, more than 27,200 students consider UNC Charlotte’s 1,000-acre campus their home away from home.