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Assistant/Associate Professor of Health Science, Tenure Track, Starting September 1, 2022

Stockton University
Galloway, New Jersey

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Health & Medical
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Four-Year Institution
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Stockton University is ranked among the top public universities in the Northeast with more than 160 undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as continuing education opportunities. The University, one hour from Philadelphia and two hours from New York City, offers unique living and learning environments throughout southern New Jersey, including the 1,600 acre Galloway campus in the Pinelands National Reserve and Stockton University Atlantic City, located in the University District, just steps from the beach and the iconic Atlantic City Boardwalk. Additional locations include Hammonton, Manahawkin and Woodbine. As a public university, Stockton provides an environment for excellence to a diverse student body, including those from underrepresented populations, through an interdisciplinary approach to liberal arts, sciences and professional education. Founded in 1969, Stockton held its first classes in 1971. The University’s commitment to cultural diversity and its welcoming and vibrant community makes Stockton a great place to learn and work! Learn more about the many reasons to choose Stockton at


This is an in-person on campus, non-remote position.

Successful candidates will be required to show proof of being “up-to-date” with their COVID-19 vaccine status prior to their start date. Religious or Medical waivers may be requested at the time of employment offer.

Stockton University seeks applicants for 1 tenure-track position in the Bachelor of Science in Health Science program, in the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor, to begin September 1, 2022. The BSHS Program’s dual goal is educating students interested in entry positions in the healthcare system and preparing students for post-graduate professional education. The BSHS program currently offers several concentrations: General, Pre-Physical Therapy, Pre-Occupational Therapy, Pre-Communication Disorders, and a combined BSHS-M.S. in Physician Assistant program. The BSHS program is underpinned by the Core Competencies for Interprofessional Collaborative Practice (IPEC, 2011; 2016) and as so, the Core Competencies are integrated into the curriculum; the program faculty is expected to work collaboratively with each other, with faculty outside of the program, and with community partners. The BSHS program courses include Introduction to the Health Sciences, Medical Terminology, Statistics, Informatics, Writing and Editing, Ethics and Teamwork, Research, and program electives.

There is an anticipated need for candidates who can teach undergraduate level statistics, health informatics, and research. The Bachelor of Science in Health Science is an interprofessional program with the following professions currently being represented by faculty members: nursing, psychology, physical therapy, speech-language pathology, public health, nutrition, informatics, medicine, and law; not yet represented health professions are especially welcomed (e.g., biostatistics, occupational therapy), although excellent candidates from already represented professions will receive equal consideration.

Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Only electronic documents will be accepted. Please complete the on-line application in addition to providing the following required documents. All required documents must be submitted in order for your application to move forward. You may upload documents using Microsoft Word or PDF.

  1. A letter of interest describing qualifications and accomplishments
  2. A curriculum vitae
  3. A list of three professional references (included in the application): Name, Organization, Email address and Telephone
  4. Short (1-page) teaching philosophy statement
  5. Unofficial Graduate transcripts

Please note:

  • All offers of employment are contingent upon a favorable background check, which may include social intelligence from a consumer reporting agency.
  • Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact the Office of Human Resources (Main Campus, J-115) at 609-652-4384, Monday - Friday between 8:00am - 5:00pm.
  • In accordance with the New Jersey First Act P.L. 2011 c.70, effective September 1, 2011, new public employees in certain positions (faculty exempt) are required to obtain New Jersey residency within one (1) year of employment. Applicants must meet the requirements listed.
  • Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crimes Statistics Act (Clery Act), prospective employees may access Stockton’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (ASFSR) is available at The ASFSR contains the previous three years of reported Clery Act crime statistics, fire safety information and information regarding campus and personal safety. If you would like a paper copy of the report, please visit the Stockton University Police Department, building 71, 101 Vera King Farris Drive, Galloway Township, NJ, or call 609-652-4390, to request that a copy be mailed to you.
  • Stockton University is an equal opportunity institution encouraging a diverse pool of applicants, visit; Additionally, pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Stockton University prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.



Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Offering courses, seminars and tutorials, and supervising independent studies in health science and related areas
  • Serving as an academic advisor to students
  • Participating in scholarship and/or creative activities as appropriate to the discipline
  • Providing service to the university, community, and profession (such as teaching General Studies courses)
  • Performing other duties under the direction of the Program Chair, Dean of the School of Health Sciences, and/or the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Supporting Stockton University’s diversity commitment and strong student-centered vision and mission

Required Qualifications

  • Earned Ph.D., professional doctorate degree, appropriate terminal professional degree in a health-related profession, or evidence of probable completion of any of the previous qualifications by June 2022

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ph.D./Research Doctoral Degree
  • Experience in higher education teaching
  • Clinical experience or relevant experience in the health care system
  • Demonstrated leadership, organizational, and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability, through past accomplishments and actions, to support Stockton University’s diversity commitment and strong student-centered vision and mission



Working at Stockton University 

Stockton University is one of America’s most distinctive public universities, consistently ranking among the nation’s finest educational institutions. This distinguished college of arts, sciences and professional studies is noted for exceptional program offerings and an interdisciplinary approach to learning, while also providing students with a diverse, high-quality student, faculty and staff population.

The main campus is located on nearly 2,000 acres of the beautiful Pinelands National Reserve, with additional instructional sites in Atlantic City, Hammonton and Manahawkin.

Although young, founded in 1969, Stockton already has a tradition of anticipating and leading changes that other universities and colleges follow. Stockton offers bachelor's and master's degree programs, and a doctoral degree program, all designed to challenge the best and the brightest: our students. We also offer many of the academic, technological and cultural advantages of a large university, but with the community spirit typical of smaller colleges.

Students (Fall 2012)

  • 8,400 full- and part-time undergraduate and graduate students
  • 1,003 first-time freshmen
  • 1,067 transfer  students


  • Noted for our distinguished faculty, including Stephen Dunn, winner of the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, and Wendel A. White, awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2003
  • 95% of our professors hold the highest degree in their field

Special Recognition

  • Ranked once again among the Best Universities/Master's in the North (2013) by U.S. News and World Report, Stockton was named among this category's Top 50 (47th) and is among the Top-15 public institutions (11th).
  • Classified as a "highly selective college" by the Princeton Review.
  • Environmental Studies and Marine Science programs were selected by Peterson's Guides and the Alliance for Environmental Education for inclusion in Education for the Earth: A Guide to Top Environmental Studies Programs.
  • The Sara and Sam Schoffer Holocaust Research Center fosters research in holocaust studies to honor victims and survivors of the Holocaust, and to educate present and future generations in understanding racism, anti-Semitism, hatred and oppression.
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