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A full description of the duties of full-time faculty can be found in the University's Faculty Handbook at http://scranton.edu/academics/provost/FAC/fac_handbook.shtml. Faculty receive a competitive salary and benefits package including support for academic development. Interested applicants must apply online at http://universityofscrantonjobs.com where one can also find complete descriptions for each position and specific instructions for submitting an application. Applications will be accepted until positions ares filled, unless noted.
Positions listed below are full-time tenure track beginning August 2015.
Renewable Contract Faculty Specialist Positions (Non-Tenure Track)
Management, Marketing & Entrepreneurship- Two Professors at Rank of Assistant or Associate Professors
Two tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Candidates in all areas of marketing are welcome but expertise in the areas of marketing management, marketing research, sustainability and sports marketing are of particular interest. Candidates must be qualified to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, demonstrate scholarly research activities which meet AACSB-related criteria, and be committed to service to university, profession and community. Qualifications include an appropriate earned doctorate in Marketing or ABD (appointment at Instructor rank) with completion expected within 18 months of appointment from an AACSB-accredited doctoral program. The Kania School is AACSB-accredited at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Couseling and Human Services-Two Assistant Professors
Two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions. One position is for a counselor educator with clinical mental health counseling expertise. The position requires teaching in the CACREP/CORE accredited graduate programs and also in the undergraduate program, research and publication, clinical supervision of master’s level counseling students, and student advisement/mentoring. Individuals with experience teaching CACREP and/or Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC) core and clinical courses are particularly encouraged to apply.
The second position is for a counselor educator with counseling and/or human service expertise. The position requires teaching in the CSHSE accredited undergraduate program, and also teaching core courses at the graduate level, including supervision of counselors in training. research and publication, and student advisement/mentoring. Individuals who possess experience teaching core undergraduate counseling/human services courses are particularly encouraged to apply.
Both positions require an earned doctorate in Counselor Education or a closely-related field. ABD with completion by August 2015 will be considered (Instructor rank). Preferred qualifications are: doctorate from a CACREP-accredited program; possession of, or eligibility for, additional credentials (e.g., NCC, CRC, LPC, HS-BCP); and a record of successful work with clinical mental health counseling and/or counseling and human services endeavors. Applications completed by January 2, 2015 will be assured full review.
Opportunities for future department leadership positions, such as Program Director, are potentially available with both positions. The Counseling and Human Services (CHS) Department is home to two CACREP accredited master’s programs (Clinical Mental Health and School Counseling), a CORE accredited master’s program in Rehabilitation Counseling, and a CSHSE accredited undergrad program in Counseling and Human Services.
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Tenure-track, assistant professor in Early Childhood Education. Required qualifications include an earned doctorate in early childhood education or related discipline by August 2015; evidence of an active research agenda; and demonstrated potential for excellence in college teaching. Preferred qualifications include three years teaching in PreK-4 classrooms or early childhood settings and depth of knowledge in one or more of the following areas: theories of childhood, early childhood methods and curriculum, early childhood reading and literacy, and educational administration. Priority will be given to applicants who demonstrate a clearly defined scholarly agenda and evidence of committed community and professional service.
Exercise Science-Two Assistant Professors
Two tenure-track positions open rank. The successful candidates will teach courses within the EXSC program. Immediate needs include the following courses: Intro to Sports Physiology, Exercise Testing and Programming, Clinical Exercise Physiology, Advanced Physiology of Sport and Exercise, or Research Methods. Applicants with expertise in the fields of anatomy, biomechanics, or sports medicine are also desirable candidates as these courses may change depending upon the applicant’s area of expertise.
Qualifications include a Ph.D. in human/exercise/applied/neuro physiology, kinesiology, human anatomy, or a related field, or ABD (appointment at Instructor rank) with completion expected within 18 months of appointment. Preferred qualifications include evidence of research productivity and previous undergraduate teaching experience. The successful candidate is expected to maintain a productive research agenda in addition to teaching responsibilities and service to the University, local, and professional communities. Rank and salary commensurate with experience and background. For full consideration, application must be complete by November 30, 2014
Tenure-track appointment beginning in August 2015. The area of specialization is open but candidates must be able to teach in one or more of the programs which include: baccalaureate degree, family nurse practitioner, nurse anesthesia, and adult-gerontology clinical nurse specialist masters’ degree, and a new doctorate of nursing practice that will be delivered in an executive model format. Desired qualifications include a research doctorate in nursing or related field, national certification in advanced practice nursing, and experience in teaching at the graduate level, informatics or management. MSN required. Consideration given to applicants engaged in doctoral studies with completion expected within 2 years. Rank and salary commensurate with qualifications. Applicants must be eligible for or currently hold licensure to practice nursing in Pennsylvania. Application review begins February 1, 2015 and continues until position is filled.
Tenure-track, open rank position. Position begins August 2015 in an accredited 5 year Master of Science in Occupational Therapy program. The successful candidate will demonstrate an area of clinical expertise, the ability to facilitate faculty mentored student research, and a record of teaching effectiveness. Leadership opportunities are available for candidates with strong qualifications. The candidate must be eligible for licensure as an Occupational Therapist in Pennsylvania. Applicants should have an earned, non-clinical doctorate in occupational therapy or a related field, those with a completed doctoral degree by August 1, 2015 will be considered.
Tenure-track, open rank position. The primary responsibility is in the Human Gross Anatomy Laboratory. Responsibilities include performing cadaver prosections to support instructional design, delivery and student learning. Additional needs in teaching include musculoskeletal and neuroanatomy related courses. Qualifications include an earned academic doctorate in Anatomy or a closely related discipline and a background in kinesiology, neuroscience, or biomechanics will be beneficial. ABDs will be considered at the rank of instructor with the completion of the doctorate within twelve (12) months of appointment. Also required: a minimum of three years of teaching experience in an academic and/or clinical setting; a record of scholarly achievement and eligibility for PT licensure in Pennsylvania (if physical therapist). Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.
Tenure-track, assistant professor rank, for an animal physiologist. The area of specialization within the realm of animal physiology is open. The successful applicant will contribute to the general physiology and general biology lecture and laboratory courses for majors and non-majors and will be expected to develop upper level courses in their specialty. Excellence in teaching and an active research program that involves mentorship of undergraduates are expected. The PhD is required by the start date and postdoctoral experience is preferred. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2014 will continue until the position is filled.
Chemistry-Two Assistant Professors
Two tenure-track positions. One position is in the area of analytical chemistry with priority given to those specializing in separations chemistry. The second position is in organic chemistry. The PhD is required at the time of appointment. The department is ACS-approved and offers both the BS and MS degrees. Applications received by January 1, 2015 will be given full consideration.
Tenure-track position is in the area of public relations, advertising, or a related field for the major in Strategic Communication. Preference given to applicants with professional experience, and a record of publishing in top-tier academic journals and presenting peer-reviewed research at national or international communication conferences. The successful candidate also will demonstrate the ability to be an outstanding teacher of college-level courses across the public relations, advertising, and related curricula at undergraduate levels. An earned Ph.D. (Assistant Professor), or dissertation defended by December 2015 (at the rank of Instructor), in communication or a relevant discipline, is required. The Department of Communication offers degrees in Communication, Strategic Communication, and Journalism & Electronic Media. The department also offers a five-year joint BA/MBA degree with the Kania School of Management. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.
Tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor. Primary responsibilities include teaching the United States survey, the University’s First Year Seminar, courses in U.S. History from the 1820s to 1877, and the departmental course in historical methodology. Ph.D. and teaching experience required. Complete applications received by November 1, 2014 will be given full consideration.
Tenure track appointment at the assistant professor level. Areas of specialization and competence are open. A strong background in the history of western philosophy and successful teaching experience are required as is a strong commitment to, and competency in, teaching the core curriculum philosophy courses: Introduction to Philosophy and Ethics. Ph.D. required by time of appointment. Applications must be complete no later than November 24, 2014 to be considered.
Physics/Electrical Engineering-Assistant Professor
Tenure track appointment at the assistant professor level. The successful candidate must demonstrate a commitment to excellence in both undergraduate education and physics research. Individuals with special interest in experimental physics or astrophysics are encouraged to apply. A doctoral degree in physics, astrophysics, or closely related field is required. Experience in undergraduate teaching is preferred. The successful candidate would be expected to (1) provide high-quality teaching in a full range of physics courses (2) maintain an active research program involving undergraduates, and (3) be engaged in university service. This position is open until filled; review of complete applications will begin November 1, 2014.
Tenure track appointment. The department seeks a Human Behavioral Neuroscientist with some non-human mammal experimentation background. The position requires a Ph.D. (Assistant Professor) or ABD (Instructor) with completion within 12-18 months from the time of appointment from a Psychology or Neuroscience program. The expected annual division of courses will include three to four psychology courses and two or three courses in the interdisciplinary Neuroscience major (housed in the Biology Department). The Psychology teaching load will include some combination of Behavioral Neuroscience, Sensation and Perception, a potential new course in a field of interest, and some contribution to the department’s courses in Fundamentals, Statistics, and Research Methods. The Neuroscience load would include a Neuroscience Research Methods Laboratory course. A research program that can involve undergraduate assistants is strongly preferred. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.
Tenure track, Assistant Professor, appointment in Old Testament. Completed Ph.D. (or ABD, with completion of the doctorate by August, 2015) is required, as is a commitment to undergraduate teaching, and the capacity and interest to pursue research in their field. Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate survey courses as well as upper level and graduate courses in Scripture. The ability and desire to teach in other areas of Catholic theology is preferred. Applications received by November 1st will be assured full consideration.
Faculty Specialist in Composition and Rhetoric. Teaching responsibilities (4-4 load) primarily entail teaching first-year writing courses with potential for teaching other writing courses as determined by the candidate’s areas of specialization and the needs of the department. Additional responsibilities include committee work and assisting the Director of First-Year Writing. Required credentials include a Master’s degree in Rhetoric & Composition, English, or a similar field and experience teaching first-year writing. Areas of specialization are open, but candidates with experience in developmental writing, ESOL, or grant writing are encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin November 15 and continue until the position is filled.