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Position: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Pharmacogenomics (Pharmaceutical Sciences)

Department: Pharmaceutical Sciences

Campus: Fort Wayne or Telecommuting

Job Responsibilities and Duties: This position is a 12-month, tenure-track (FW campus) or non-tenure track (telecommuting) pharmacogenomics faculty position.  Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching pharmacogenomics and related topics (e.g., biochemistry, molecular biology, human genetics).  Individuals with experience delivering distance learning and those individuals with interest in a teacher-scholar model of education are also desired.

Essential Job Functions: These consist of three domains:  teaching, service and scholarship. Percentages will vary dependent on whether this is an on-campus or telecommuting position.

Teaching (50-70%)

  • Provide quality instruction in online didactic courses in pharmacogenomics and related topics.
  • Collaborate with other faculty to further develop the Master of Science in Pharmacogenomics program for effective delivery of the curriculum with emphasis in the distance-learning environment.  This includes creating, developing and evaluating innovative teaching methods which prepare students for the application of pharmacogenomics in a wide variety of settings (e.g., research laboratories, clinical laboratories, clinical settings).
  • Serve as course coordinator, as assigned.
  • Develop and teach elective courses, as necessary.
  • Continuously strive to incorporate and introduce timely topics and cutting-edge concepts in relevant areas.
  • Be an exemplary professional role model for students and colleagues.

 Scholarship (10-30%)

  • Lead and participate in the scholarship of discovery, application, integration and teaching in Pharmacogenomics services.
  • Pursue fundable programs appropriate to the faculty member’s discipline and interests (on-campus primarily)
  • Disseminate the results of scholarly endeavors in appropriate forums, including publications, presentations and teaching.
  • Mentor and collaborate with other scholars both inside and outside the institution, as appropriate.

 Service (10-20%)

  • Serve as a faculty mentor to distance-learning Master of Science in Pharmacogenomics students.
  • Participate actively on College and University committees.
  • Serve as a faculty advisory to student organizations, as necessary.
  • Serve as a mentor to new faculty and staff, as appropriate.
  • Contribute meaningfully to departmental and College developmental and planning activities, such as retreats and workshops.
  • Participate in local, state and national professional organizations and professional development activities.
  • Participate in community service activities, as appropriate, for the faculty’s area of practice or as determined by the College or University.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Philosophy or terminal degree in pharmaceutical science with a focus on pharmacogenomics.
  • Understanding of current pharmacogenomics education and application.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with students, faculty, staff, administrators and other stakeholders.
  • Effective presentation skills.
  • Ability to deliver course content through distance-learning platforms.
  • Ability to provide effective feedback.
  • Ability to adapt to changing teaching and learning environments and content-delivery methods.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues and collaborators.
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities, meet deadlines and manage time.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English.
  • Basic computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail and internet use.
  • Commitment to continuous self-improvement and professional development.
  • Expertise in more than one area of study or research, e.g., pharmacogenomics, pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics.

Work Schedule: Full time, exempt, 40-hour per week.  Occasional evenings and weekends. 

What We Offer: We offer competitive pay and the opportunity to serve in a dynamic educational environment committed to graduating persons of ability and conviction. We are consistently ranked as an Honor Roll Great College to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education. 

To Apply:  We seek a candidate with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. 

Apply online by visiting: http://www.manchester.edu/ohr/apply/faculty/

Due to limited attachment space, please upload a cover letter and curriculum vita/resume only.  Email transcripts, teaching philosophy, evidence of effective teaching, and three letters of recommendation to jnsteele@manchester.edu.

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who further diversify our faculty and staff are warmly welcome.


Position: Assistant/Associate Professor of Pharmacy Administration (Pharmaceutical Sciences) 

Department: Pharmaceutical Sciences 

Campus: Fort Wayne 

Job Responsibilities and Duties: This position is a 12-month tenure-track social and administrative sciences faculty position.  Preference will be given to candidates with a focus in pharmacy administration and health outcomes research.   Those individual with interest in a teacher-scholar model of pharmacy education and research are also desired. 

Essential Job Functions:

Teaching (30-60%)

  • Provide quality instruction in didactic courses in pharmacy social and administrative sciences both inside and outside the classroom.
  • Collaborate with other faculty to develop the curriculum, and teaching and evaluation methods needed for effective delivery of that curriculum. This includes creating, developing, and evaluating innovative teaching methods which prepare students for modern pharmacy practice.
  • As assigned, serve as course coordinator.
  • As appropriate, develop and teach elective courses.
  • Continuously strive to incorporate and introduce timely topics and cutting-edge concepts in relevant areas.
  • Be an exemplary professional role model for pharmacy students and colleagues. 

Scholarship (30-50%)

  • Lead and participate in the scholarship of discovery, application, integration, and teaching in social and administrative sciences.
  • Pursue fundable programs appropriate to the faculty member’s discipline and interests.
  • Disseminate the results of scholarly endeavors in appropriate forums, including publications, presentations, and teaching.
  • As appropriate, mentor and collaborate with other scholars both inside and outside the institution. 

Service (10-20%)

  • Serve as a faculty mentor to pharmacy students.
  • Participate actively on College and University committees.
  • If applicable, serve as a faculty advisor to student organizations.
  • As appropriate, serve as mentor to new faculty and staff.
  • Contribute meaningfully to departmental and College developmental and planning activities such as retreats and workshops.
  • Participate in local, state, and national professional organizations and professional development activities.
  • Participate in community service activities as appropriate for the faculty’s area of practice, or as determined by the College or University. 

Secondary Job Functions: Other responsibilities as assigned. 

Qualifications:

Required:        

  • Doctor of Philosophy or terminal degree in pharmaceutical science with a focus on social and administrative sciences.
  • Understanding of current pharmacy education and practice, especially pharmacy administration.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with students, faculty, staff, administrators, and other stakeholders.
  • Effective presentation skills.
  • Ability to deliver course content in our introduction to pharmacy sequence, population health, and practice and personal management courses.
  • Ability to provide effective feedback.
  • Ability to adapt to changing teaching and learning environments and content-delivery methods.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues and collaborators.
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities, meet deadlines, and manage time.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English.
  • Basic computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail, and internet use.
  • Commitment to continuous self-improvement and professional development. 

Preferred:       

  • Expertise in more than one area of study or research, e.g., health outcomes research.
  • Postdoctoral experience.
  • Previous academic or teaching experience in pharmacy programs in the area of pharmacy administration and outcomes research.
  • Previous experience in health outcomes research
  • Evidence of pursuit of independent research with publications in scholarly journals. 

Work Schedule: Full-time exempt, 40 or more hours per week.  Occasional evenings and weekends. 

What We Offer: We offer competitive pay and the opportunity to serve in a dynamic educational environment committed to graduating persons of ability and conviction. We are consistently ranked as an Honor Roll Great College to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education. 

To Apply:  We seek a candidate with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.   

Apply online by visiting: http://www.manchester.edu/ohr/apply/faculty/ 

Due to limited attachment space, please upload a cover letter and curriculum vita/resume only.  Email transcripts, teaching philosophy and evidence of effective teaching, to jnsteele@manchester.edu.

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who further diversify our faculty and staff are warmly welcome.


Position: Assistant/Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences - Pharmacology

Department: Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, Natural and Health Sciences

Campus: Fort Wayne Campus

Job Responsibilities and Duties: This position is a 12-month tenure-track pharmacology faculty position.  Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching pharmacology and related topics.  Those individuals with interest in a teacher-scholar model of pharmacy education and research are also desired.

Essential Job Functions:

These consist of three domains:  teaching, service and scholarship.

 Teaching (30-60%)

  • Provide quality instruction in didactic courses in pharmacology both inside and outside the classroom.
  • Collaborate with other faculty to develop the curriculum and teaching and administrative methods needed for effective delivery of that curriculum.  This includes creating, developing and evaluating innovative teaching methods which prepare students for modern pharmacy practice.
  • Serve as course coordinator, as assigned.
  • Develop and teach elective courses, as appropriate.
  • Continuously strive to incorporate and introduce timely topics and cutting-edge concepts in relevant areas.
  • Be an exemplary professional role model for pharmacy students and colleagues.

Scholarship (30-50%)

  • Lead and participate in the scholarship of discovery, application, integration and teaching in pharmacology services.
  • Pursue fundable programs appropriate to the faculty member’s discipline and interests.
  • Disseminate the results of scholarly endeavors in appropriate forums, including publications, presentations and teaching.
  • Mentor and collaborate with other scholars both inside and outside the institution, as appropriate.

Service (10-20%)

  • Serve as a faculty mentor to pharmacy students.
  • Participate actively on College and University committees.
  • Serve as a faculty advisory to student organizations, if applicable.
  • Serve as a mentor to new faculty and staff, as appropriate.
  • Contribute meaningfully to departmental and College developmental and planning activities, such as retreats and workshops.
  • Participate in local, state and national professional organizations and professional development activities.
  • Participate in community service activities, as appropriate, for the faculty’s area of practice or as determined by the College or University.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Philosophy or terminal degree in pharmaceutical science with a focus on pharmacology.
  • Understanding of current pharmacy education and practice.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with students, faculty, staff, administrators and other stakeholders.
  • Effective presentation skills.
  • Ability to deliver course content in our basic science courses and integrated pharmacotherapy modules.
  • Ability to provide effective feedback.
  • Ability to adapt to changing teaching and learning environments and content-delivery methods.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues and collaborators.
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities, meet deadlines and manage time.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English.
  • Basic computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail and internet use.
  • Commitment to continuous self-improvement and professional development.
  • Expertise in more than one area of study or research, e.g., pharmacology, pharmacodynamics, pharmacogenomics.

Work Schedule: Full time, exempt, 40-hour per week.  Occasional evenings and weekends.

What We Offer: We offer competitive pay and the opportunity to serve in a dynamic educational environment committed to graduating persons of ability and conviction. We are consistently ranked as an Honor Roll Great College to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education.

To Apply:  We seek a candidate with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  

Apply online by visiting: http://www.manchester.edu/ohr/apply/faculty/

Due to limited attachment space, please upload a cover letter and curriculum vita/resume only.  Email transcripts, teaching philosophy, evidence of effective teaching, and three letters of recommendation to jnsteele@manchester.edu.

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who further diversify our faculty and staff are warmly welcome.


Position: Assistant/Associate Professor of Biochemistry/Molecular Biology/PGx (Pharmaceutical Sciences) 

Department: Pharmaceutical Sciences 

Campus: Fort Wayne 

Job Responsibilities and Duties: This position is a 12-month tenure-track biochemistry/molecular biology/pharmacogenomics faculty position.  Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching biochemistry/molecular biology/pharmacogenomics and related topics.  Those individuals with interest in a teacher-scholar model of pharmacy education and research are also desired. 

Essential Job Functions: These consist of three domains:  teaching, service and scholarship. 

Teaching (30-60%)

  • Provide quality instruction in didactic courses in biochemistry/molecular biology/pharmacogenomics both inside and outside the classroom.
  • Collaborate with other faculty to develop the curriculum and teaching and administrative methods needed for effective delivery of that curriculum.  This includes creating, developing and evaluating innovative teaching methods which prepare students for modern pharmacy practice.
  • Serve as course coordinator, as assigned.
  • Develop and teach elective courses, as appropriate.
  • Continuously strive to incorporate and introduce timely topics and cutting-edge concepts in relevant areas.
  • Be an exemplary professional role model for pharmacy students and colleagues. 

Scholarship (30-50%)

  • Lead and participate in the scholarship of discovery, application, integration and teaching in biochemistry/molecular biology/pharmacogenomics services.
  • Pursue fundable programs appropriate to the faculty member’s discipline and interests.
  • Disseminate the results of scholarly endeavors in appropriate forums, including publications, presentations and teaching.
  • Mentor and collaborate with other scholars both inside and outside the institution, as appropriate. 

Service (10-20%)

  • Serve as a faculty mentor to pharmacy students.
  • Participate actively on College and University committees.
  • Serve as a faculty advisory to student organizations, if applicable.
  • Serve as a mentor to new faculty and staff, as appropriate.
  • Contribute meaningfully to departmental and College developmental and planning activities, such as retreats and workshops.
  • Participate in local, state and national professional organizations and professional development activities.
  • Participate in community service activities, as appropriate, for the faculty’s area of practice or as determined by the College or University.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned. 

Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Philosophy or terminal degree in pharmaceutical science with a focus on biochemistry/molecular biology/pharmacogenomics.
  • Understanding of current pharmacy education and practice.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with students, faculty, staff, administrators and other stakeholders.
  • Effective presentation skills.
  • Ability to deliver course content in our basic science courses and integrated pharmacotherapy modules.
  • Ability to provide effective feedback.
  • Ability to adapt to changing teaching and learning environments and content-delivery methods.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues and collaborators.
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities, meet deadlines and manage time.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English.
  • Basic computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail and internet use.
  • Commitment to continuous self-improvement and professional development.
  • Expertise in more than one area of study or research, e.g., biochemistry/molecular biology/pharmacogenomics, pharmacodynamics. 

Work Schedule: Full time, exempt, 40-hour per week.  Occasional evenings and weekends. 

What We Offer: We offer competitive pay and the opportunity to serve in a dynamic educational environment committed to graduating persons of ability and conviction. We are consistently ranked as an Honor Roll Great College to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education. 

To Apply:  We seek a candidate with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. 

Apply online by visiting: http://www.manchester.edu/ohr/apply/faculty/

Due to limited attachment space, please upload a cover letter and curriculum vita/resume only.  Email transcripts, teaching philosophy, evidence of effective teaching, and three letters of recommendation to jnsteele@manchester.edu.

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who further diversify our faculty and staff are warmly welcome.


Position: Assistant Professor of Economics (NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS)

Department: Economics

Campus: North Manchester

Job Responsibilities and Duties: This is a full-time, tenure-track teaching position with additional responsibilities related to the academic program, reporting through the department chair to the Dean of the College of Education and Social Sciences. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in microeconomics (including Behavioral Economics, Environmental Economics, and Intermediate Microeconomic Theory).

Essential Job Functions:

  • Teaching twenty-four semester hours per academic year (may include other functions in addition to teaching, such as administrative responsibilities).
  • Maintain professional effectiveness, which include but are not limited to, high quality of scholarship; intellectual integrity; professional currency; cooperation of all phases of the academic program; openness to learn about and adopt improved methods of teaching; and above all, a vital interest in student learning.
  • Meeting assigned classes at the scheduled locations and for the scheduled durations
  • Directing and attending non-class activities, as appropriate
  • Participating in faculty governance, including attending meetings—full faculty, division, department, and committee—and fulfilling attendant responsibilities
  • Developing course syllabi
  • Administering examinations and assessing student learning
  • Working in a professional, collegial and team-oriented manner with the College community
  • Maintaining compliance with policies and procedures in the Faculty Manual
  • Maintaining office hours, as appropriate

 Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Economics required for tenure track position, though ABD in Economics accepted if degree completion is imminent (ABD in Economics required for non-tenure track position)
  • Knowledge and experience sufficient to enable the candidate to effectively teach courses as assigned in Economics
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Effective organizational and administrative skills
  • Ability to deliver course content and to assist students in understanding course content
  • Ability to evaluate student writing and to provide effective feedback
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with students, faculty, staff, and administrators
  • Ability to adapt to changing teaching and learning environments and content-delivery methods
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues, in the best interests of the students
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities, meet deadlines, and respond to students’ legitimate needs in a timely manner
  • Ability and willingness to work with students of all skill levels and academic backgrounds
  • Ability and willingness to perform clerical work for oneself, as necessary
  • Basic leadership, budgetary and supervisory skills
  • Proficient in spoken and written English
  • Basic computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail and internet use

Work Schedule: Onsite classes are generally schedule between 8 AM and 5 PM.  Some classes, laboratories, events and/or meetings may be scheduled in the evening or on weekends. 

What We Offer: We offer competitive pay and the opportunity to serve in a dynamic educational environment committed to graduating persons of ability and conviction. We are consistently ranked as an Honor Roll Great College to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education.

To Apply:  We seek a candidate with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  

Apply online by visiting: http://www.manchester.edu/ohr/apply/faculty/

Due to limited attachment space, please upload a cover letter and curriculum vita/resume only.  Email transcripts, teaching philosophy, evidence of effective teaching, and three letters of recommendation to jnsteele@manchester.edu.

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who further diversify our faculty and staff are warmly welcome.


Position: Muir Professor of Peace Studies 

Department: Peace Studies Program 

Campus: North Manchester 

Job Responsibilities and Duties: The Peace Studies program invites applications for the position of Gladdys Muir Professor of Peace Studies at the Associate Professor or Professor rank depending upon qualifications. This is a full-time, tenure track position that will begin in Fall of 2017. The program seeks a person with a strong commitment to, and demonstrated excellence in, undergraduate teaching and interdisciplinary collaboration. 

Manchester University is home to the world’s first undergraduate peace studies program, established in 1948.  The program is grounded on commitments to nonviolence, the promotion of human rights, and an international system congenial to just peace.  It is coordinated by a council of faculty from across the academic disciplines.  

Essential Job Functions:

  • Teach eighteen semester hours per academic year (typically six courses), including courses for program majors and for the University’s general education program. This includes a January term course which may be taught as an off-campus travel course.
  • Teach upper level courses in the candidate’s area of specialization, as well as introductory courses in peace studies and conflict resolution.
  • Serve as an academic advisor and actively participate in faculty governance, including meeting attendance at college and departmental levels as well as committee meetings.
  • Pursuance of an active research agenda.
  • Serve as co-editor of the Journal of Religion, Conflict, and Peace.
  • Maintain professional effectiveness, including an active interest in scholarship; intellectual integrity; professionalism; cooperation in all phases of the academic program; incorporation of current best practices in teaching; and above all, a vital interest in student learning.
  • Meeting assigned classes at the scheduled locations and for the scheduled durations
  • Directing and attending non-class activities, as appropriate
  • Participating in faculty governance, including attending meetings—full faculty, division, department, and committee—and fulfilling attendant responsibilities
  • Developing course syllabi
  • Administering examinations and assessing student learning
  • Working in a professional, collegial and team-oriented manner with the University community
  • Maintaining compliance with policies and procedures in the Faculty Manual 

Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. by time of appointment in peace studies or a related field
  • The disciplinary specialization for this position is open but we particularly encourage applications from scholars with a commitment to strategic peacebuilding within the context of interdisciplinary teaching and research. Areas of specialization may include, but are not limited to, nonviolent conflict transformation, strategies for creating and supporting quality peace, restorative and transitional justice, interpersonal and community dispute resolution, and sustainable development. 
  • Interest in teaching in the First Year Seminar program (a writing-intensive course on topics of the instructor’s choosing) is desirable.
  • Teaching experience strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated commitment to interdisciplinary approaches and undergraduate liberal arts education
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Effective organizational and administrative skills
  • Ability to deliver course content and to assist students in understanding course content
  • Ability to evaluate student writing and to provide effective feedback
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with students, faculty, staff, and administrators
  • Ability to adapt to changing teaching and learning environments and content-delivery methods
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues, in the best interests of the students
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities, meet deadlines, and respond to students’ legitimate needs in a timely manner
  • Ability and willingness to work with students of all skill levels and academic backgrounds
  • Ability and willingness to perform clerical work for oneself, as necessary
  • Basic leadership, budgetary and supervisory skills
  • Proficient in spoken and written English
  • Basic computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail and internet use 

Work Schedule: Onsite classes are generally scheduled between 8 AM and 5 PM.  Some classes, seminars, events and/or meetings may be scheduled in the evening or on the weekend. 

What We Offer: We offer competitive pay and the opportunity to serve in a dynamic educational environment committed to graduating persons of ability and conviction. We are consistently ranked as an Honor Roll Great College to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education. 

To Apply:  We seek a candidate with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds. Review of applications will begin October 31st and will continue until the position is filled. Submit transcripts, three letters of recommendation, CV, teaching philosophy, and evidence of effective teaching to:

Apply online by visiting: http://www.manchester.edu/ohr/apply/faculty/

Due to limited attachment space, please upload a cover letter and curriculum vita/resume only.  Email transcripts, teaching philosophy, evidence of effective teaching, and three letters of recommendation to jnsteele@manchester.edu.   

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who further diversify our faculty and staff are warmly welcome.


Position: Assistant/Associate Professor of Biology (Anatomy & Physiology) 

Department: Biology and Environmental Sciences 

Campus: North Manchester  

Job Responsibilities and Duties: This is a full-time teaching position tenure track with additional responsibilities related to the academic program, reporting through the department chair to the Vice President for Academic Resources. 

Essential Job Functions: 

  • Teaching, generally twenty-four semester hours per academic year (may include other functions in addition to teaching, such as administrative responsibilities or clinical assignments).
  • Maintain professional effectiveness, which includes but is not limited to, high quality of scholarship; intellectual integrity; professional currency; cooperation of all phases of the academic program; openness to learn about and adopt improved methods of teaching; and above all, a vital interest in student learning.
  • Meeting assigned classes at the scheduled locations and for the scheduled durations
  • Directing and attending non-class activities, as appropriate.
  • Participating in faculty governance, including attending meetings—full faculty, division, department, and committee—and fulfilling attendant responsibilities
  • Developing course syllabi.
  • Administering examinations and assessing student learning.
  • Working in a professional, collegial and team-oriented manner with the College community.
  • Maintaining compliance with policies and procedures in the Faculty Manual. 

Secondary Job functions

  • Supporting students’ personal and professional development.
  • Designing new courses, as appropriate.
  • Actively participating in student recruitment.
  • Academic advising.
  • Maintaining office hours, as appropriate. 

Qualifications—Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ph.D. or ABD required, with training in Anatomy, Physiology, Developmental Biology, or Neuroscience
  • Knowledge and experience sufficient to enable the candidate to effectively teach courses as assigned in biology.
  • Ability and interest to teach human anatomy and physiology courses with lab, introductory biology lecture and lab courses for majors and non-majors, and develop upper level course(s) in area of expertise.
  • Ability to direct student research.
  • Consideration will be given to candidates with training in Molecular Biology.
  • Effective presentation skills.
  • Effective organizational and administrative skills.
  • Ability to deliver course content and to assist students in understanding course content.
  • Ability to evaluate student writing and to provide effective feedback.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with students, faculty, staff, and administrators.
  • Ability to adapt to changing teaching and learning environments and content-delivery methods.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues, in the best interests of the students.
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities, meet deadlines, and respond to students’ legitimate needs in a timely manner.
  • Ability and willingness to work with students of all skill levels and academic backgrounds.
  • Ability and willingness to perform clerical work for oneself, as necessary.
  • Basic leadership, budgetary and supervisory skills.
  • Proficient in spoken and written English.
  • Basic computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail and internet use.
  • Use of biological laboratory and field equipment. 

Work Schedule: On-site classes are generally scheduled between 8 AM and 5 PM.  Some classes, laboratories, events and/or meetings may be scheduled in the evening or on weekends. 

What We Offer: We offer competitive pay and the opportunity to serve in a dynamic educational environment committed to graduating persons of ability and conviction. We are consistently ranked as an Honor Roll Great College to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education. 

To Apply:  We seek a candidate with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. 

Apply online by visiting: http://www.manchester.edu/ohr/apply/faculty/

Due to limited attachment space, please upload a cover letter and curriculum vita/resume only.  Email transcripts, teaching philosophy, evidence of effective teaching, and three letters of recommendation to jnsteele@manchester.edu.

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who further diversify our faculty and staff are warmly welcome.


Position: Assistant Professor of Social Work 

Department: Sociology, Social Work and Criminal Justice 

Campus: North Manchester     

Job Responsibilities and Duties: This is a full-time tenure-track teaching position with additional responsibilities related to the academic program, reporting through the department chair to the Dean of the College of Education and Social Sciences. Responsibilities include teaching Introduction to Social Work, social policy, macro practice, criminal justice, practicum, and additional courses depending on candidate’s areas of specialization and departmental and college needs. A strong commitment to, and demonstrated excellence in, undergraduate teaching is required. Master’s degree from a CSWE-accredited program required; doctoral degree in social work or related field strongly preferred. A minimum of two years practice experience after completion of social work master’s degree is required.    

Essential Job Functions:

  • Teaching twenty-four semester hours per academic year (may include other functions in addition to teaching, such as administrative responsibilities or clinical assignments).
  • Maintaining professional effectiveness, which includes but is not limited to:  intellectual integrity, professional currency, high quality scholarship, cooperation of all phases of the academic program, and above all, high quality teaching, openness to learn and adopt improved methods of teaching, and a vital dedication to student learning.
  • Meeting assigned classes at the scheduled locations and for the scheduled durations
  • Directing and attending non-class activities, as appropriate
  • Participating in faculty governance, including attending meetings—full faculty, college, department, and committee—and fulfilling attendant responsibilities
  • Developing course syllabi
  • Administering examinations and assessing student learning
  • Working in a professional, collegial, and team-oriented manner with the University community
  • Maintaining compliance with policies and procedures in the Faculty Manual  

Secondary Job functions

  • Supporting students’ personal and professional development
  • Designing new courses, as appropriate
  • Actively participating in student recruitment
  • Academic advising
  • Maintaining office hours, as appropriate  

Qualifications—Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • CSWE-accredited master’s degree required, doctoral degree in social work or related field preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years professional social work practice after completion of social work master’s degree required
  • Knowledge and experience sufficient to enable the candidate to effectively teach courses as assigned in social work
  • Ability to model the professional values and ethics of the National Association of Social Workers
  • Ability to conduct scholarly inquiry and contribute to the knowledge base of the discipline
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Effective organizational and administrative skills
  • Ability to deliver course content effectively and to assist students in understanding course content
  • Ability to evaluate student writing and to provide effective feedback
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with students, faculty, staff, administrators, and community partners
  • Ability to adapt to changing teaching and learning environments and content-delivery methods
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues, in the best interests of the students
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities, meet deadlines, and respond to students’ legitimate needs in a timely manner
  • Ability and willingness to work with students of all skill levels and academic backgrounds
  • Ability and willingness to perform clerical work for oneself, as necessary
  • Basic leadership, budgetary, and supervisory skills
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English
  • Basic computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail, and internet use

Work Schedule: Onsite classes are generally scheduled between 8 AM and 5 PM.  Some classes, laboratories, events and/or meetings may be scheduled in the evening or on weekends.   

What We Offer: We offer competitive pay and the opportunity to serve in a dynamic educational environment committed to graduating persons of ability and conviction. We are consistently ranked as an Honor Roll Great College to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education.

To Apply:  We seek a candidate with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.  Review of applications will begin Nov. 1 and will continue until the position is filled. 

Apply online by visiting: http://www.manchester.edu/ohr/apply/faculty/

Due to limited attachment space, please upload a cover letter and curriculum vita/resume only.  Email transcripts, teaching philosophy, evidence of effective teaching, and three letters of recommendation to jnsteele@manchester.edu.