Mathematics, Science and Technology
Faculty evaluations, whether for annual review, promotion, contract renewal, tenure, or other purposes, commonly cover three broad areas—teaching, scholarship, and service—with weighting that can vary based on the institution, college, department, and individual. Many faculty, especially in STEM fields, have teaching, research, and service roles that come with chemical, physical, or biological hazards. These faculty members would not likely deny safety as a responsibility. In these roles, faculty may be asked to teach safety concepts, supervise or perform work with instrumentation, manage chemical wastes, or prepare paperwork required under OSHA’s Laboratory standard (e.g., standard operating procedures).
The Department Chair
Scholarly Commons Citation
Faulconer, E. (2021). Safety as a Criterion for Faculty Evaluation. The Department Chair, 32(1). Retrieved from https://commons.erau.edu/publication/1920