Full-time, tenure-track Marine Science Safety and Environmental Protection Faculty





A special mission college within the Massachusetts state university system

Position: Full-time, tenure-track Marine Science Safety and Environmental Protection Faculty
Posting:  October 2023
Position:  FY24-10
Deadline for application:  First application review begins 22 January 2024; open until filled
Start Date:  01 September 2024
Division:  Academic Affairs
Union Affiliation:  Massachusetts State College Association (MSCA)
Supervision Received:  Marine Science, Safety & Environmental Protection Department Chair and to the Dean of Undergraduate Studies
Supervision Exercised:  Supervises personnel in area of responsibility as assigned

General responsibilities: 

  • Ability to teach an academic course load of 12 credits per semester (fall and spring) of college-level courses within the Marine Science, Safety and Environmental Protection Department. Teaching responsibilities would primarily include Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) topic areas, along with related departmental courses as needed. The department’s curriculum may be viewed on the Massachusetts Maritime Academy’s website.
  • Regular curriculum development and improvement.
  • Participation in various academic committees in support of the Department and Academy.
  • Participation in Experiential Learning Programs and/or Sea Term.
  • Service as an academic advisor to assigned student advisees.
  • All teaching positions at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy require computer literacy, excellent written and oral communication skills, and an understanding of the Academy’s unique mission.

Minimum Qualifications and Requirements:   

  • A Master of Science in Environmental Health, Occupational Health, Safety Sciences, Risk and Decision Sciences or a related field by the desired start date.
  • A current professional license in the Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) field, such as a Certified Safety Professional, Associate Safety Professional, or Safety Trained Supervisor.  
  • Able to teach in the following areas: Environmental Health & Safety, Ecotoxicology, and Environmental Risk. 
  • Ideal candidate will have the ability to integrate various Environmental Health and Safety laboratory and field techniques.  
  • Demonstrated potential to fulfill evaluation criteria for teaching and advising at the college level.

Preferred qualifications:
A Ph.D. in Environmental Health, Occupational Health, Safety Sciences, Risk and Decision Sciences or a related field by the time of the appointment (September 1, 2024). 

Salary:  $70,000-$74,000. This is a tenure-track, 9-month academic calendar position. The Academy offers generous benefits and a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Please note, the Academy is not sponsoring immigration visas at this time.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, a resume/CV, an MMA application, Affirmative Action form, and the contact information of five (5) professional references, a statement on teaching (1-2 pages) and evidence of teaching excellence (including syllabi)  These forms are located on the employment opportunities link under Human Resources on the MMA website www.maritime.edu.  Application materials may be attached and sent electronically to hr@maritime.edu.  Alternatively, you may send your application materials by USPS to:  Human Resources, Massachusetts Maritime Academy, 101 Academy Drive, Buzzards Bay, MA 02532. Finalists must complete a pre-employment drug screening and background check.

Massachusetts Maritime Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strongly encourage members from historically underrepresented communities, women and veterans to apply.

By Professional Mariner Staff