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    Thank you for your interest in employment at Saint Francis University. Our community is our greatest strength, and the friendly atmosphere on campus tends to make employment here quite enjoyable.

    Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.  As an employee, your safety & security is of primary importance.  For crime information and statistics, you may request an electronic copy of our Clery Report or view the SFU Clery Report online.

    We also offer a generous employee benefits package and many opportunities for professional advancement.

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    Assistant Professor, Biology

    Search Status: Applications received before December 1, 2014 will have primary consideration.

     

    The Department of Biology invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 2015. The position requires expertise in marine biology with a strong commitment to teaching and involving undergraduates in research. Teaching responsibilities will include Marine Biology and other upper-level courses in the candidate's area of specialty, as well as introductory-level biology courses.Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience at the college level and who demonstrate excellence in teaching.Additional responsibilities of the position include coordinating the Marine Biology concentration within the Biology Major,supervising care of departmental aquariums (including our 1500-gallon display and training aquarium), and serving as SFU representative to the Chincoteague Bay Field Station. Opportunities also exist for the candidate to teach Freshwater Aquatic Biology,Field Biology, Animal Care and Nutrition (as part of the Aquarium and Zoo Science Major), and SCUBA classes. The position requires a strong commitment to student advising and service to the university community. A PhD in Marine Biology or related field is required by the time of appointment.

    Interested applicants should complete an online application athttp://francis.edu/employmentthen submit a letter of interest, current CV, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation, statement of teaching philosophy and undergraduate research plan to: positions@francis.edu.

    Review of applications will begin December 1, 2014, and continue until the position is filled.

    Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women,veterans, and persons with disabilities. AA/EOE

     

     

     

  • Assistant Professor - Biology Department

    Search Status: Review of applications will begin Nov. 15,2014, and continue until the position is filled.

    The Department of Biology invites applications for tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 2015. A Ph.D. in biological sciences is required. We seek a broadly-trained biologist with an expertise in developmental biology. Applicants must have a strong commitment to undergraduate education and undergraduate research. Applicants whose research area includes genomics, proteomics,or bioinformatics are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate excellence in teaching. Teaching responsibilities may include the following: introductory biology for both majors and non-majors, organismal biology,upper-level courses in the candidate's area of specialty.

    Interested applicants should complete an online application athttp://francis.edu/employment,then submit a letter of application, references (names, mailing and e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers), undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and current curriculum vitae to: positions@francis.edu.

    Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students,staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

    AA/EOE

  • Assistant Professor of Sociology

    Search Status: Application material received by October 21, 2014 will receive primary consideration.

    The Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice at Saint Francis University in central Pennsylvania invites applications for a full time tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Sociology beginning fall of 2015. A strong interest in undergraduate education is essential in this position.The successful candidate will be a generalist in sociology and will teach a course in gender inequality, an introduction to criminal justice course, and will develop other course in the sociology of gender and/or stratification/inequality as well as develop a course which will be cross-listed between sociology and criminal justice The teaching load is 4-4.

    Candidate must have a Ph.D by time of appointment. Candidates should demonstrate ongoing commitment to undergraduate teaching and research. Experience teaching at the undergraduate level is highly desired. Candidates must have a strong commitment to teaching, research, student advising, and university service, including participation in the general education program. In addition, the successful candidate must be willing to share department service, including, but not limited to the recruitment of new students, advising, involvement in student clubs, and other co-curricular activities.

    Interested applicants can apply by filling out an application athttp://www.francis.edu/employment.Then send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, copy of transcripts, teaching evaluations, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three current letters of recommendation to positions@francis.edu.

    Review of applications will begin in the fall semester and continue until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews will be held in early winter.

  • Faculty, Physical Therapy

    Search Status: Open until filled

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full-time,12 month faculty position in their Doctoral entry level program. Saint Francis is seeking a dynamic and dedicated individual interested teaching primarily in the program's progressive curriculum in the area of their expertise. Acute care, cardiopulmonary, geriatrics, and wound care are potential areas of teaching in this faculty role.

    The flexible nature of this position offers the successful applicant to be engaged in existing or new research through the Human Performance Laboratory in the DiSepio Institute for Rural Health and Wellness. Individual scholarly endeavors may be enhanced by the potential to develop research partnerships through collaboration with the Center of Excellence for Remote and Medically Underserved Areas. Faculty-led clinical practice opportunities are also available through our on-campus clinic at the Center for Rehabilitation. In addition, the successful candidate is highly encouraged to participate in service to the University through committee involvement, student advisement, and community outreach activities including the C.A.R.E. clinic, the University's student run pro-bono physical therapy clinic.

    A physical therapist with a doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DSc) or who is completing a doctoral degree is required for this faculty position. An applicant with Clinical Specialist certification in a specialty area will be given priority review. The candidate must be eligible for licensure in Pennsylvania, with 5 years of teaching, clinical and/or research experience.

    The Department of Physical Therapy currently includes two academic units: physical therapy and exercise physiology. The Department continues to be innovative through partnerships within the School of Health Sciences, with other Schools on the Saint Francis campus and external partners. The Department supports the growth of clinical residency programs that the University has on campus. Currently, residency opportunities include:Sports, Orthopedics, and Pediatrics.

    Saint Francis University is a small, private, liberal arts institution in the Franciscan tradition. Founded by Franciscan Friars in 1847, Saint Francis University is the oldest Franciscan college/university in the United States. Located in rural Loretto,Pennsylvania, the University enrolls approx. 1,700 undergraduate students and 700 graduate students. By emphasizing values, skills and knowledge each program provides an understanding of Franciscan heritage, values and traditions. The mission of the Physical Therapy department is to educate competent, ethical, caring doctors of physical therapy who practice autonomously, at an entry level,in a complex healthcare environment, and who demonstrate critical thinking and an evidence-based approach.

    For more information related to this position please contact Dr. Ivan Mulligan, Chair of the Search Committee. Please contact him at imulligan@francis.edu.

    Apply on line at http://francis.edu/employment, then submit letter of application, resume, and names and addresses and phone numbers of three references to:positions@francis.edu.

    Applications will include a focused letter of interest, a current curriculum vitae, and complete contact information for three professional references. All applications and nominations will be considered highly confidential.

    Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. AA/EOE

  • Dining Services- PT

    Search Status: Accepting Applications

    Saint Francis University Dining Services is accepting applications for the 2014-2015 school year. Positions are 9 month, with summers and major holidays off. All positions are part-time for retail food operations as well as the dining hall. Shifts will vary and include some evening and weekend work. Positions include Prep cooks, Pizza cooks, Dishwashers and servers.

    Prep or pizza cooks positions require experience in the position.  Knowledge of food service activities, the ability to operate standard food service equipment, and proficient organizational, interpersonal and communication skills required.  High school graduate with training in food service operation required. Minimum of two years related experience preferred.  Also accepting high school applicants for entry level positions.


    Interested persons should apply at http://francis.edu/application-for-employment/, submit letter of application, resume and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references: positions@francis.edu.

    You may also apply on campus, Monday through Friday, at 102 Raymond Hall from 8:30am to 4:00pm. AA/EOE.

  • Custodial Worker I

    Search Status: Open until filled

    Saint Francis University seeks to fill a full time Custodial Worker I position. Directly responsible to the Manager of Custodial Services or the Custodial Supervisor to perform a variety of housekeeping duties and to keep assigned buildings/areas in a clean and safe condition.

    Knowledge of cleaning materials, machines and practices required. Basic housekeeping and repair skills along with basic reading and writing skills preferred. Minimum of three months of related custodial experience required.

    Some evenings and weekends required.

    Complete an online application at http://francis.edu/employment, then submit letter of application, resume, and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to: positions@francis.edu

    Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students,staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. AA/EOE

  • Adjunct Faculty- English as a Second Language PT

    Search Status: Ongoing

    Saint Francis University invites applications for the part time position of adjunct faculty in the English as a Second Language Program.

    A BA or BS and a certificate in TEFL/TESL OR 15 credits of coursework at Master's level (500+) in relevant areas (ESL education, TESOL, applied linguistics, language development, and multicultural education) are required. Must be a U.S.citizen. Candidate must have one year ESL/EFL teaching experience in reading, writing, listening and/or speaking OR two years ESL/EFL tutoring experience in the same areas; have excellent intercultural communication and interpersonal skills; and demonstrable knowledge of non-U.S. cultures.

    A preferred applicant will have a master's degree in TESOL,Applied Linguistics, or related field; experience working with diverse populations, including nonnative English speakers;experience teaching at the university level in academic preparation ESL classes, particularly in an intensive academic preparation (or EAP) program; international teaching experience; and knowledge of educational technology, specifically Blackboard.

    Responsibilities will include the following:

    • Preparing and teaching 7 week intensive, academic-prep English language courses in writing, grammar, reading, speaking, and/or listening;
    • Preparing and setting tests, examination papers, and exercises;
    • Marking and providing appropriate feedback on oral and written work;
    • Devising, writing and producing new materials;
    • Basic administration, such as keeping student registers and attendance records;
    • Keeping students up to date about events and resources provided on campus;
    • Checking emails and responding in a timely fashion;
    • Uploading assignments, quizzes, tests, and handouts and keeping up with the grade book on Blackboard;
    • Assisting in the orientation and placement of students in the days before and after the sessions;
    • Submitting grades to the registrar on or before their due dates;
    • Having two office hours a week for meeting with students;
    • Spending up to 12 hours a week teaching and up to 12 hours a week preparing

    Apply on line at http://www.francis.edu/employment,then submit a letter of application, resume and names and addresses and phone numbers of three references to: positions@francis.edu

    Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students,staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. AA/EOE

  • Display Cook/Prep Cooks - PT

    Application accepted until filled.

    Saint Francis University is accepting applications for part-time Display Cook and Prep Cook for the 2013-14 school year. These positions are 9-month, evening shift (noon to 8:30pm) with varied days off. Experience as a display or prep cook required.Knowledge of food service activities, the ability to operate  standard food service equipment, and proficient organizational,interpersonal and communication skills required. High school graduate with training in food service operation required. Minimum of two years related experience preferred.

    Interested persons should apply at http://www.francis.edu/application-for-employment/ or send letter application, resume, and references to: positions@francis.edu.;AA/EOE