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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor - Occupational Ergonomics and Safety

Employer
Colorado State University
Location
Fort Collins, Colorado
Salary
$85,000-$150,000; salary is commensurate with qualifications, experience and rank

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Colorado State University (CSU) is searching for a faculty member to lead the nationally recognized program in Occupational Ergonomics and Safety (OES). The OES Program is part of the NIOSH funded Mountains and Plains Education and Research Center with programs also in Industrial Hygiene, Health Physics, Occupational Health Psychology, and Occupational Medicine. There are also opportunities for collaboration with faculty in the Epidemiology, Design and Merchandising, Health and Exercise Science, Occupational Health Psychology, and Environmental Public Health programs as well as the Colorado School of Public Health. Other opportunities with this position include involvement with the NIOSH funded High Plains Intermountain Center for Agriculture Health and Safety (HICAHS) at CSU. Candidates whose research involves occupational ergonomics and human factors, industrial process and product design, industrial engineering, system safety engineering, as well as other occupational health and safety topics are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities include teaching, research and service. Teach and mentor students in our graduate and undergraduate programs in occupational and environmental health with a focus in occupational ergonomics and safety issues. Provide curricular guidance to students, supervise student research, and coordinate with other faculty in successful completion of student theses, dissertations, and research publications. Develop and conduct an independently funded research program in your area of expertise. Serve on committees within and external to the University.

Required Qualifications

For Assistant Professor Consideration:

  • PhD or equivalent in Occupational Health, Occupational Ergonomics, System Safety Engineering, Industrial or Mechanical Engineering, or a related field
  • Eligibility to sit for the Certified Professional Ergonomist examination or the Certified Safety Professional examination (or equivalent certification outside of the U.S.) within 3 years of hire date
  • A minimum 3 year history of successful research as demonstrated by peer-reviewed publications and internal or external funding
  • Teaching experience with an emphasis in occupational ergonomics or occupational safety and health
  • Service experience with professional organizations involved in occupational ergonomics or safety

For Associate Professor Consideration:

  • PhD or equivalent in Occupational Health, Occupational Ergonomics, System Safety Engineering, Industrial or Mechanical Engineering, or a related field
  • Designation as a Certified Professional Ergonomist or Certified Safety Professional or equivalent outside of the U.S.
  • Currently at the rank of Associate Professor or a minimum of 6 years of experience in teaching in occupational ergonomics and safety
  • A minimum 6-year history of external research funding as demonstrated by peer-reviewed publications and external funding
  • Experience in assisting or directing training programs
  • Service experience (national)with professional organizations involved in occupational ergonomics or occupational safety

For Full Professor Consideration:

  • PhD or equivalent in Occupational Health, Occupational Ergonomics, System Safety Engineering, Industrial or Mechanical Engineering, or a related field
  • Designation as a Certified Professional Ergonomist or a Certified Safety Professional or equivalent outside of the U.S.
  • Currently at the rank of Full Professor or a minimum of 12 years of experience in teaching in occupational ergonomics and safety
  • A minimum 12-year history of external research funding as demonstrated by peer-reviewed publications and external funding
  • Experience directing training programs
  • Service experience (national and international) with professional organizations involved in occupational ergonomics or occupational safety

Preferred Qualifications for all ranks:

  • Interdisciplinary collaboration in training or research centers
  • Additional board certification in occupational safety or other occupational health specializations (e.g. industrial hygiene Total Worker Health, etc.)

To Apply
To see the full announcement and to submit application materials electronically, please visit the following site: https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/138709 For full consideration, application materials should be submitted by February 4, 2024.


CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer and conducts background checks on all final candidates.

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