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Assistant Professor - Allied Health (Tenure-Track)

Employer
Eastern Connecticut State University
Location
Willimantic, CT

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Science & Technology, Chemistry & Biochemistry
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Assistant Professor - Allied Health (Tenure-Track)

Position Description: The Department of Health Sciences and Nursing is seeking a Tenure-
Track Assistant Professor in Allied Health with primary teaching responsibilities in Anatomy
and Physiology, Pathophysiology, Biology for Health Sciences, and Medical
Terminology. Additional teaching responsibilities may include courses such as Foundations of
Health Sciences and Current Topics in Health Sciences. Faculty will report to the department
chair for the implementation of the approved curriculum based on the mission and philosophy of
the Health Sciences and Nursing Department at Eastern Connecticut State University. The
position is a nine-month salaried, contractual position initiating in August 2024. The teaching
load for this position is twelve (12) credits per semester. Faculty in the Department of Health
Sciences and Nursing are required to participate in the program evaluation and continuous
improvement process and to engage in continuous professional development. Applicants must
demonstrate a commitment to (1) excellence in teaching (preferably in a Liberal Arts setting), (2)
advising for student success and preparing students for health care related careers and / or
graduate program admission, (3) establishing a productive research program that will involve
undergraduates, and (4) providing service to the department, college, university, and
community.

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in Biology, Physiology, or related field: ABD will be
considered with a doctoral degree completion date as of or prior to August 2024
Preferred Qualifications: One year or more of undergraduate teaching experience in related
courses; experience teaching in a Liberal Arts institution; excellent teamwork and collaborative
skills; excellent written and oral communication and analytical skills; knowledge of the meaning
of a liberal arts education; interest in educating a diverse population of students.
Respond to: Please submit one combined PDF file that includes (1) A cover letter, (2) A
curriculum vitae, (3) A copy of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts, (4) A statements of
teaching philosophy and research interests, (5) Documentation of teaching ability (i.e., student
and/or colleague evaluations), and (6) The name and contact information for three professional
references.

To Apply: Email one PDF file to spellmanj@easternct.edu: The subject header is “Allied Health Assistant Professor Application”. Please address your cover letter to: Search Chair, Dr. Jeffrey I. Messer. Shortlisted candidates will be required to provide official transcripts of all post-secondary
education, and three letters of recommendations from professional references; participate in an
on-campus interview and undergo a background check. Applications will be reviewed in the order they are received, and review of applications will continue until position is filled.

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