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Assistant/Associate Professor of Occupational Safety and Health Open Close

Southeastern Oklahoma State University invites applications for a regular full-time faculty position in Occupational Safety & Health.  Rank and tenure-track status will be based on the successful candidate’s education and experience.  The candidates should have one of the following (in ranked order of preference).

  1. A doctorate in Occupational Safety, Construction Safety, Risk Management/Loss Control, Systems Safety or related occupational safety field.
  2. A MS or MA graduate in Occupational Safety, Construction Safety, Risk Management/Loss Control, Systems Safety, or related occupational safety field with ABD status on an approved doctorate.
  3. A MS or MA graduate in Occupational Safety, Construction Safety, Risk Management/Loss Control, Systems Safety or closely related occupational safety field.
  4. A MS or MA degree in a closely related occupational safety and health field.

Certification, such as CSP, ARM or CIH is highly desirable. The ideal candidate would also have experience in Systems Safety, Hazard Materials Management or Construction Safety.  Evidence of research, peer reviewed publications and presentations is also highly desirable.

Founded in 1909 as a teacher college, Southeastern Oklahoma State University continues the strong tradition of producing outstanding educators for southeast Oklahoma and north Texas. Southeastern enrolls approximately 5,000 students and the campus is situated in rural Oklahoma.  The main campus is located in Durant, Oklahoma, which is 80 miles north of Dallas, Texas, and 150 miles southeast of Oklahoma City. The community is close to Lake Texoma and the Choctaw Casino Resort. Southeastern Oklahoma State University continues to be among the nation’s most affordable universities according to the U. S. News & World Report’s America’s Best colleges.

The Department of Occupational Safety and Health is recognized for its quality graduates. Both the Bachelor of Science and Master of Science programs are BSCP “Qualified Academic Programs”. There are currently six full-time faculty and enrolls 400 undergraduate and graduate students in safety courses each term.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The preferred start date is January 1, 2022. Review of applications will begin September 10, 2021 and continue until filled. Position and responsibilities may require multiple campus assignments as well as varied time and delivery methods.

Employment is contingent upon the results of a national criminal and sex offender background check. Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States. To apply send a completed application for faculty employment, letter of interest stating position desired (Assistant/Associate Professor-Occupational Safety and Health), curriculum vitae that includes evidence of effective teaching and performance experience, links to performance video and unofficial transcripts or e-copies from each institution of higher education attended (If selected, official transcripts from each degree-granting institution will be required upon date of hire) to:

Southeastern Oklahoma State University
Human Resources, Administration Building 309
425 W. University Blvd.
Durant, OK 74701
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