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Assistant Professor - Allied Health (Tenure-Track)

Eastern Connecticut State University
Willimantic, Connecticut

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Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Allied Health
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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 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 application materials received by February 15, 2024 will receive highest consideration.

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