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Assistant or Associate Professor-SHIH

The successful candidate will instruct courses in the undergraduate Occupational Safety and Health and graduate Industrial Hygiene programs.  A portion of the graduate instruction will be delivered online.  In addition to teaching responsibilities, the successful applicant will be required to advise students and be active in research or other scholarly activities.  The applicant will also be expected to provide service to the campus through departmental recruiting activities, committee service, etc.


1. Educational requirements – refers to degrees from an acceptable regionally accredited university or an acceptable international university:

(a) Master’s degree in occupational safety and health, industrial hygiene or relevant field AND a professional certification (either Certified Industrial Hygienist and/or Certified Safety Professional), OR

(b) Doctoral degree in occupational safety and health, industrial hygiene, or relevant field (ABD acceptable - completion of Doctoral required within two year of hire); AND

2. Demonstrated effective oral and written communication skills.


  1. PhD or other research doctoral degree in occupational safety and health, industrial hygiene, or field relevant to teaching courses in the Department’s degree programs;
  2. One or more of the following certifications: Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), and/or Certified Safety Professional (CSP);
  3. University level teaching experience and demonstrated ability to present to an audience;
  4. Field experience as a safety and health professional;
  5. Demonstrated ability for research and proposal writing;
  6. Publications in health and safety

For full consideration application materials must be complete.  Please include a cover letter addressing qualifications, a resume and contact information for 3 professional references. 

Applications received by February 28, 2018 will be guaranteed full review and consideration.  Applications received after that date may be considered until an adequate applicant pool has been established.

Any offer of employment is contingent upon a satisfactory criminal background check. 

Montana Tech is committed to providing a working and learning environment free from discrimination. As such, the University does not discriminate in the admission, access to or conduct of its educational programs and activities nor in its employment policies and practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, creed, service in the uniformed services (as defined in state and federal law), veteran status, gender, age, political beliefs, marital or family status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation or preference. In support of the University’s mission to be inclusive and diverse, applications from qualified minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are highly encouraged. Montana Tech makes accommodation for any known disability that may interfere with an applicant’s ability to compete in the hiring process or an employee’s ability to perform the duties of the job. In compliance with the Montana Veteran’s Employment Preference Act, Montana Tech provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans.  To claim veteran’s preference please complete the employment (veteran’s) preference form located on the employment page and email to  You must include the job title of the position in which you are applying.

To request an accommodation, contact Cathy Isakson 406-496-4380;

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