Overview

Sacred Heart University, the second-largest independent Catholic university in New England, offers more than 70 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and certificate programs on its main campus in Fairfield, Conn., and satellites in Connecticut, Luxembourg and Ireland. More than 8,500 students attend the University’s five colleges: Arts & Sciences; Health Professions; Nursing; the Jack Welch College of Business; and the Isabelle Farrington College of Education. The Princeton Review includes SHU in its guides Best 381 Colleges – 2017 Edition, “Best in the Northeast” and Best 294 Business Schools- 2017 Edition. U.S.News & World Report ranks SHU among the best master’s universities in the North in its “Best Colleges 2017” publication. The Chronicle of Higher Education also names SHU one of the fastest-growing Roman Catholic universities in its 2016 almanac. SHU fields 32 division I athletic teams and has an award-winning program of community service. www.sacredheart.edu

The College of Arts and Sciences and the Department of Biology invite applications from qualified candidates for appointment to the tenure-track rank of Assistant Professor. We are seeking applicants from a broad range of fields in the biological sciences whose research and training relates to animal and/or human pathophysiology at the organismal level. In addition to teaching courses in the candidate’s area of specialization the faculty member filling this position will play a major role in teaching Anatomy and Physiology. The successful candidate is also expected to develop a research program appropriate for the participation of undergraduates and with potential to attract external funding.

Candidates should also support Sacred Heart University’s commitment to university service, community service, and the intellectual and ethical development of all students. Candidates for the position will value the University’s Catholic identity, tradition, and spirit.

Qualifications: PhD in an appropriate area required. Significant teaching and post-doctoral experiences preferred.
Applications must include: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, advanced degree transcript (unofficial is sufficient for the application process), statement of teaching philosophy, a statement describing research interests and three letters of reference. Only digital submissions will be considered. Letters of reference may be delivered by email to: FoleyJ6@sacredheart.edu.

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Sacred Heart University is an EOE/AA employer. Qualified members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.