Tenure Track Faculty - Occupational Health & Safety

Sacramento State
Sacramento, California
Dependent on applicant qualifications
Closing date
Dec 10, 2021

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The Department of Public Health at Sacramento State currently serves over 450 graduate, undergraduate and pre-major students. The Department offers an undergraduate degree in Public Health, a minor in OHS and a Master of Public Health. The BS in Public Health offers a broad foundation in public health practice, along with specific preparation in one of three areas of concentration: Community Health Education, Healthcare Administration, and OHS. The BS in Public Health with OHS concentration is one of the very few four-year undergraduate degrees on West Coast in OHS and has been approved by Board of Certified Safety Professionals as a Qualified Academic Program (QAP). The Department is also pursuing ABET accreditation for the OHS concentration. The Department offers a Minor in Occupational Health and Safety that is an opportunity for students from departments such as business and engineering to specialize in OHS. The new MPH program offers a concentration in Health Promotion, Policy and Leadership and is designed to connect students with regional partners and prepare future leaders in public health.



A tenure-track Assistant/Associate rank faculty for the Department of Public Health within an Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) concentration beginning August 2022. We seek candidates whose research, teaching and/or service demonstrate awareness and skills needed to engage with a diverse student body. Preferred areas of interest include Emergency Management and Disaster Response, Environmental Health and Sciences, Industrial Hygiene, Construction Safety, Industrial Ergonomics, Fire Safety Management and/or Artificial Intelligence.


    • Teach undergraduate courses in Occupational Health and Safety.
    • Engage in scholarly activities related to Occupational Health & Safety and Public Health.
    • Provide academic advising to undergraduate students in public health.
    • Supervise student internships.
    • Serve on and provide leadership to department, college and/or university committees.
    • Engage in community service.
    • Develop new undergraduate and graduate courses in the discipline, as needed.
    • Willingness to participate in off-campus, distance, and workforce development courses.
    • Utilize instructional technology in teaching, including hybrid and online course delivery.
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