University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES)
This position is a 9-month, tenure-track appointment with approximately 50% extension and 50% teaching and applied research responsibilities. The successful candidate will provide leadership in the area of agricultural and industrial occupational safety and health, with emphasis on eliminating safety hazards, reducing injuries and fatalities, and improving worker health across the spectrum of production agriculture.
Closing date: August 1, 2019
Candidate must have a Ph.D. in agricultural or mechanical engineering, agricultural technology, agricultural education, occupational safety and health, or a related safety or health field. Candidate must have a solid core knowledge of agricultural safety, agricultural production, agribusiness, and agricultural supporting services. The ability to communicate effectively, to provide creative leadership, and to work cooperatively with students, faculty, staff, and industry and agency groups is paramount. Demonstrated abilities to engage with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students across the university, as well as the public served by the extension programs, is required.