Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type: Fulltime Faculty
Search Type: External - minimum 7 days
Department: 25R000 - Justice, Safety & Military Science
Division: 2R0000 - Academic Affairs
Position Location: Richmond Campus
Driver Classification: Non-Driver
Schedule Type: Full Time (37.5 hrs per week or more)
Hours Per Week: 37.5
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Posted Salary Grade: Faculty Full Time - 01
Contact Person: William Hicks
Job Summary/Basic Functions
Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, Kentucky is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Department of Fire Protection & Paramedicine Sciences. The Assistant Professor will be primarily responsible for teaching undergraduate courses in the areas of fire protection, fire dynamics and fire chemistry. These courses include, but are not limited to FSE 120 Fire Behavior and Combustion and FSE 355 Fire Dynamics. This position will have an emphasis in one or more of the following degree programs: Fire Protection Administration, Fire and Explosion Investigations, or Fire Protection and Safety Engineering Technology (FPSET). All three degree programs are accredited by the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC), while the FPSET degree is accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).
This position requires a Ph.D. in Fire Protection Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or the foreign equivalent, 4 months of experience teaching a fire protection course at a university/college level, and 1 year of experience researching in the field of fire protection engineering. Offers of employment are contingent upon a satisfactory background check.
Education: This position requires a Ph.D. in Fire Protection Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or the foreign equivalent.
Experience: Four months of experience teaching a fire protection course at a university/college level and one year of experience researching in the field of fire protection engineering.
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Sponsorship: Visa sponsorship will be considered on a case-by-case basis, depending upon the needs of the unit, available sponsorship budget, and the qualifications of the candidate.
Funding Source: Institutional
Open Until Filled: No
Eastern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age (40 and over), race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information in the admission to, or participation in, any educational program or activity (e.g., athletics, academics and housing) which it conducts or any employment policy or practice.
Background Check Statement
Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.