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A full description of the duties of full-time faculty can be found in the University's Faculty Handbook at http://scranton.edu/academics/provost/FAC/fac_handbook.shtml.  Faculty receive a competitive salary and benefits package including support for academic development.  Interested applicants must apply online at http://universityofscrantonjobs.com where one can also find complete descriptions for each position and specific instructions for submitting an application.  Applications will be accepted until positions ares filled, unless noted. 

Positions listed below are full-time tenure track beginning August 2016.

Non-Tenure Faculty Position

Kania School of Management

Accounting



Biology

Assistant Professor - Physiology. The area of specialization within physiology is open; however, we are particularly interested in applicants with expertise in comparative, evolutionary, environmental, or neural physiology. The successful applicant will contribute to the general physiology and introductory lecture and laboratory courses for majors and non-majors and will have the opportunity to develop upper level courses in their specialty. Excellence in teaching and an active research program that involves mentorship of undergraduates are expected. Ph.D. required by start date; postdoctoral experience preferred.

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Sociology, Criminal Justice and Criminology

Assistant Professor.  Applicants must provide evidence of effective teaching, a sound research agenda, and a commitment to service that will support the mission of the University of Scranton.  The teaching and research specialization will be related to the American court system or to American policing with an emphasis on either crime mapping, criminal analysis, or crime prevention. Applicants must possess a terminal degree (Ph.D.) in criminology, criminal justice or closely related field.  The J.D. is not considered a terminal degree for this position. Previous teaching experience in an academic setting is preferred.

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Exercise Science-Community Health Educationi Program

Assistant Professor in the Community Health Education Program.  The successful candidate will teach beginner through advanced community health education courses which may include but are not limited to Intro to Community Health, Multicultural Health, Health Behavior Theory, and Program Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation and Internship.  Additional courses may be assigned within the Department of Exercise Science and Sport.  Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. or Ed.D. in community health education, health promotion or a related field.  ABD candidates with completion within 18 months of appointment will be considered at the rank of Lecturer with promotion to Assistant Professor with award of the doctoral degree.  Credentialing as a Certified Health Education Specialist is required within 1 year of employment. Preferred qualifications include evidence of research productivity, previous undergraduate teaching at the university level, and professional experience in the health education/health promotion field.

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Exercise Science

Assistant Professor Exercise Science. Courses taught will be selected from the following list, but would not include all: Intro to Sports Physiology, Anatomy and Kinesiology, Exercise Testing and Programming, Clinical Exercise Physiology, Advanced Physiology of Sport and Exercise, or Research Methods.  Applicants with expertise in the fields of anatomy, biomechanics, or sports medicine are also desirable depending upon the applicant’s area of expertise.  Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in human/exercise/applied/neuro physiology, kinesiology, human anatomy, or a related field. ABD applicants will be considered at the rank of Lecturer, with completion expected within 18 months of appointment.  Preferred qualifications include evidence of research productivity and previous undergraduate teaching experience.

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Accounting

Assistant Professor: Information Systems & Auditing.  Applicants must be qualified to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, demonstrate scholarly research activities which meet AACSB-related criteria, and be committed to service.  The primary teaching responsibilities will be in the areas of accounting information systems and auditing.  An ability to teach writing intensive and accounting communications courses is desirable.  The qualifications for the position include an appropriate earned doctorate from an AACSB-accredited institution or ABD (at the rank of Lecturer) with completion expected within 18 months of appointment.

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Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship

Assistant or Associate Professor.  Applicants in all areas of marketing are welcome but expertise in one or more of the areas of retailing, sales management, sustainability and sports marketing are of particular interest. Applicants must be qualified to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, demonstrate scholarly research activities which meet AACSB-related criteria, and be committed to service to university, profession and community. Qualifications include an appropriate earned doctorate in Marketing or ABD (at the rank of Lecturer) with completion expected within 18 months of appointment from an AACSB-accredited doctoral program. The Kania School of Management is AACSB-accredited at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

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Operation and Information Management

Assistant Professor in Information Systems.  Qualifications: Ph.D. or a DBA in Management Information Systems or a closely related field from an AACSB accredited business school.  Preference will be given to candidates with teaching/research interests in at least two or more of the following areas: networking, web technologies, database management, business intelligence, ERP applications, health informatics, data mining, and business analytics, and social networking.  Prior teaching experience in e-commerce courses and proficiency in Java, VBA, C++, SQL, SAP-ERP and ASP.NET is preferred. ABDs within one year of completion will be considered at the rank of Lecturer.

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Accounting

Faculty Specialist (renewable, full time, non-tenure track).  Candidates must possess a masters degree, strong communication skills (both written and oral), a CPA, and meet our AACSB criteria for being professionally qualified and/or academically qualified to teach accounting courses. Prior teaching experience is preferred. Duties include the teaching of a variety of accounting courses at both the undergraduate and MBA levels, including the on-line MBA program. These may include, but are not limited to:  auditing, accounting systems, intermediate accounting, taxation, and writing-intensive courses.

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