The Department of Health Sciences at Illinois State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position as an Assistant/Associate Professor in Environmental Health and Safety beginning August 16, 2018. Candidates must have an earned doctorate in environmental health, occupational health and safety or a related field. Candidates will be expected to teach Environmental Health (https://healthsciences.illinoisstate.edu/environmental/major.shtml) and Safety (https://healthsciences.illinoisstate.edu/safety/major.shtml) courses, contribute to the design of new curriculum, develop a focused area of research, including publication in refereed journals, and provide service to the campus and professional communities.
Salary, Rank, and Tenure: The position is a nine-month probationary tenure-track position. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. For consideration at the rank of Associate Professor, applicants must have pertinent experience relevant to environmental health.
Illinois State University and the College of Applied Science and Technology: Illinois State University, founded in 1857, is the oldest public university in Illinois. There are approximately 21,000 students in the six colleges of Illinois State University. Illinois State University (http://www.illinoisstate.edu) is a fiscally sound university that is committed to fostering a small-college atmosphere with large-university opportunities. The College of Applied Science and Technology (CAST) includes eight departments and schools and is committed to providing a technology-rich environment with real-world experiences and hands-on learning. Ninety-eight percent of CAST graduates are employed in a field related to their major within six months of graduation.
The Department of Health Sciences: The Department of Health Sciences (HSC), in the College of Applied Science and Technology, has 19 tenure-track and non-tenure track faculty members, a full-time academic advisor, and one civil service support staff. The HSC faculty and staff are committed to student-centered departmental and programmatic excellence. The Environmental Health Program (with approximately 80 undergraduate majors) began in 1974 and is accredited through the National Environmental Health Science and Protection Accreditation Council (EHAC). The EH program is committed to providing extraordinary learning opportunities that prepare graduates to be in-demand in the environmental health workplace. The Safety Program (with approximately 75 students) began in 1970 and is accredited through the Applied Science Accreditation Commission (ABET). Careers for graduates in these programs include environmental public health, occupational safety, industrial hygiene, environmental protection, or a combination of these. Visit the Department of Health Sciences website (https://healthsciences.illinoisstate.edu) for additional information about our programs, offerings, and faculty.
Bloomington-Normal Community: Illinois State University is conveniently located in the twin cities of Bloomington and Normal in the heart of Central Illinois. A community of approximately 125,000 people and growing, Bloomington-Normal is also home to Illinois Wesleyan University, Heartland Community College and Lincoln College. Forbes magazine recently rated Bloomington-Normal No. 20 out of the 200 best small places for business. The community has distinguished itself through outstanding school systems, healthcare, parks and recreation, vibrant culture of performing arts, economic growth and opportunity. Bloomington-Normal is within 200 miles of large metropolitans such as Chicago and St. Louis. For more information, visit http://visitbn.org/.
Application Requirements: For full consideration, all applications must be received by November 30, 2017. Initial review of applications will begin on that date and continue until the position is filled. Qualified individuals should apply to posting number 0710003 at https://www.jobs.ilstu.edu/ and include the following: a letter of application, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references. Questions regarding this position can be directed to Jackie Harper, Department of Health Sciences. Email: email@example.com. Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to encouraging diversity.