Employment - Instructor, Occupational Health and Safety Management

Instructor, Occupational Health and Safety Management

Cape Breton University

Full-Time Permanent


The Department of Health Sciences in the School of Education and Health at CBU invites applications for a full-time continuing position of Occupational Health and Safety Management at the rank of Instructor. This position will commence December 1, 2023 (or as soon as possible thereafter).

The successful candidate will mainly teach courses in the Occupational Health and Safety Management Post Baccalaureate Diploma, but may also teach courses within the Bachelor of Health Sciences (Public Health) program. Courses may include occupational health and safety legislation, occupational health and safety management, organizational risk management, workplace health and wellness, occupational hygiene, and environmental health risk assessment, or any other courses deemed appropriate.

This program is one of the only post baccalaureate diplomas in OHS within the Maritimes. The university will be seeking accreditation with the BCCRSP (Board of certification of Canadian Registered Health Professionals. CBU has established excellent working and research relationships which provides an opportunity for collaboration with colleagues, community, agencies, and industry on research/development/remediation projects.

The successful candidate will be expected to enrol in CBU’s University Teacher’s Program upon hiring.

Required Qualifications:

Applicants should have an appropriate undergraduate degree, and be pursuing or already have obtained a Master’s degree in an appropriate field.

As well, applicants must have a minimum of 5 years of practice within their field of expertise, either in the public sector as an occupational health and safety practitioner.

Candidates with teaching experience at the post-secondary level are strongly encouraged to apply.

Preferred Qualifications:

Pursuing or already obtained Masters degree in related field

Teaching at the post-secondary level

Certification such as CPHI, RM, CIHROHROHT, or CRSP

How To Apply

Cape Breton University will be accepting applications for this opportunity via their Human Resource Information System (HRIS), or other external site. Please follow the link and the instructions below carefully. Failure to do so may result in disqualification.

Apply here

Intended Audience

This employment opportunity is open for: Canadian, Permanent Residents, and Temporary Residents who are able to work for any employer in Canada (Study Permit and Open work permit holders).

Only applicants who are authorized to work in Canada will be considered.

Location Information
Cape Breton Regional Municipality
Nova Scotia
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Posted on
September 18th 2023
October 11th 2023