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Fire Science Faculty-Three Year Term
Lake Superior State University

Date Posted Mar. 9, 2018
Title Fire Science Faculty-Three Year Term
University Lake Superior State University
Department School of Fire Science & Emergency Services
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Sault Ste Marie, MI
    United States
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Fire Sciences

Under the direction of the Dean of the College of Criminal Justice and Emergency Responders, provide course instruction to students utilizing multiple teaching formats. Primary teaching focus is fire science. This is a three year non-tenture track teaching assignment that may be renewed.

1.) Minimum of 12 contract hours of teaching responsibilities per semester.
2.) Provide a minimum of 5 hours devoted to office hours for the purpose of student advising and support.
3.) Active participation in program and accreditation activities. (Including but not limited to course and program assessment and development)
3.) Participation in professional and scholarly activities, including but not limited to research and dissemination of knowledge through publication, community, or faculty presentations.
4.) Recruitment and retention of students.

5.) University/community service.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelors Degree in related field with equivalent level course work specific to fire science/emergency services
Evidence of experience in providing effective teaching at the undergraduate level.
Ability to teach broad range of fire service course
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Minimum equivalence of 3 years full time fire fighting experience.
Willing and able to travel to distant regional campuses.

Desired Qualifications:

Graduate degree in related field w/equiv.-level course work specific to emergency services
Five or more years firefighting experience
Two or more years experience teaching in a community college, university, or training center
Ability to teach both fire and EMT courses.
Two or more years supervisory experience
Ability to offer online programming
Ability to earn Michigan Firefighter Training Council Instructor
Hazwoper, Haz Mat, or Emergency Medical Technician certification

  • Lake Superior State University recognizes not only a legal obligation but also a moral and educational responsibility to provide equal employment opportunity both for the sake of fair employment practices and for the sake of meeting the educational needs of its particular student population.

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Contact Information

  • Human Resources

    Lake Superior State University
    650 W. Easterday Ave
    Sault Ste Marie, MI 49783
  • 906-635-2213
  • 906-635-2111


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