Assistant Professor of Health Science

Willimantic, Connecticut
Mar 14, 2019
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Eastern Connecticut State University, the state’s public liberal arts university serving approximately 5300 students, offers a wide range of undergraduate majors in the arts and sciences and professional studies, as well as selected graduate programs. Located in historic Windham County in the heart of eastern Connecticut, the University is midway between New York City and Boston and only a short drive from Hartford, the state capital.

We invite applications from candidates who have a strong commitment to teaching excellence, creative activity and scholarship, student advisement, university and community service. ECSU is especially interested in faculty with demonstrated innovation and excellence in teaching in a liberal arts curriculum, and sensitivity to diverse populations and perspectives.

Position:  Assistant Professor of Health Sciences (HSC), Full-time, Non-Tenure Track, 1-year appointment, Starting Fall 2019

Job Description:  The Department of Health Sciences is seeking a temporary one-year faculty member whose primary teaching responsibility would be to teach courses such as Anatomy and Physiology I (lecture and lab), Biology for the Health Sciences (lecture and lab), and Principles of Pharmacology.  Additional teaching responsibilities may include courses such as Foundations of Health Sciences and Medical Terminology.  The teaching load for this position is 12 contact hours, 3-4 courses per semester.  Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to 1) excellence in teaching (preferably in a Liberal Arts setting), 2) attentive and thorough student advising, and 3) providing service to the department, university and community.

Minimum Qualifications: ABD or PhD in area related to Health Science, Biological Science or Pharmaceutical Science.  Applicants also must

  • Demonstrate professional competence
  • Demonstrate knowledge of liberal arts education
  • Demonstrate effective pedagogical skills in undergraduate teaching
  • Work productively with colleagues and students
  • Be interested in educating a diverse population of students
  • Successfully complete an interview that will include a teaching presentation

Preferred Qualifications:  Earned terminal degree and 1 year or more of independent undergraduate teaching experience

Applicants please send cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation, unofficial graduate transcript and evidence of teaching expertise to Dr. Amy Bataille, Health Sciences department – [email protected] – applications will be reviewed as received until position is filled.