Lecturer, Environmental Health Science and Occupational Hygiene & Safety

Ohio University LogoCompany:  Ohio University, Department of Social and Public Health 

Location:  Athens, Ohio

Date Posted:  November 28, 2017

Application Deadline:  January 15, 2017

Employment Type: Full time

Lecturer, Environmental Health Science and Occupational Hygiene & Safety

About the Position

This position reports to the Chair of the Department of Social and Public Health and is one of three full time faculty in the nationally-accredited Environmental Health Science program and the Occupational Hygiene and Safety program

Job Responsibilities:

  • Teach 24 Semester hours (8 courses) per academic year. Courses may include:
    • Toxicology, Air and water pollution, Solid and hazardous waste management, Ventilation Laboratory safety, Introduction to Occupational Hygiene and Safety, and Introduction to Environmental Health.
  • Advise students using official OU course catalog and OHS/EHS program requirements
  • Apply traditional and innovative teaching methods to listed course outcomes and document student evaluation and grading
  • Utilize and demonstrate proper care for laboratory equipment, including hands-on course elements in accordance with departmental policies and procedures
  • Participate in service responsibilities as assigned
  • Demonstrate professionalism with students, staff, and faculty and work cooperatively and responsively with colleagues


Minimum qualifications include:

  • Earned Master’s degree in Environmental Health, Industrial Hygiene Safety or related discipline
  • Evidence of effective college/university teaching -Experience advising students
  • History of work in collaborative settings
  • Commitment to diversity -Experience with e-learning and online course platforms
  • Familiarity with national accrediting procedures and requirements

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Earned doctorate
  • Involvement in professional organizations
  • Registered Sanitarian 
  • Certified Industrial Hygienist
  • Certified Safety Professional 

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