Candidate is expected to teach and perform research in support of at least one of the department's undergraduate AND graduate programs.
This position will support the Safety and Safety Management concentrations currently in development in the Department.
Expertise may include any safety area to include Occupational Health and Safety, Construction Safety, Industrial Safety, Environmental Health, Environmental Pollution, Industrial Hygiene, Ergonomics and Human Factors, or others.
The successful candidate will be expected to develop courses in one or more areas of safety, as well as, a funded research program that complements and supports multidisciplinary research efforts within the Department.
In some instances, candidates with previous administrative experience and interest may be considered for additional program director duties. Such administrative appointments usually require 15% of time for those duties.
Minimum Experience / Education:
UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the earned doctorate or terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline.
Preferred Education Skills and Experience:
Required qualifications include an earned doctorate in an associated field such as Occupational Safety/Environmental Health, Safety Engineering, Safety Science, Industrial Hygiene, Construction Engineering / Management, Mechanical Engineering, Fire Protection, or a closely related discipline.
Candidates must possess excellent leadership, organizational, teamwork, interpersonal, and communication skills, and must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment that serves a diverse student population.
Relevant professional practice or industry experience is desired with preference for candidates with professional registration or certification (CSP, CIH, PE, etc.), and prior teaching experience. Candidates with a proven record of funded research may be considered at higher rank.
Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience. Candidates seeking Associate Professor or higher rank and/or administrative appointment should outline interest and qualifications for those appointments in the cover letter.
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.