Assistant Professor (Non-Tenure Track) - Health Sciences
The Program in Health Sciences at Saint Louis University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty member who will also serve as the new Program Director to join our nationally competitive, well-respected program. The 9-month appointment has an anticipated start date of August 2021. The successful candidate will be expected to teach in an area of expertise, serve as the Program Director for the undergraduate cohort of 300 undergraduate students, participate in scholarly activity as appropriate, and provide service to the Department, College and/or University. A competitive total compensation package, including tuition remission for qualified personnel and a generous retirement plan, will be provided. Rank and salary are dependent on qualifications and experience.
Earned Master's degree or higher
Education in health and/or science-related field from an accredited College or University
Evidence of ability to teach effectively at the university level
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Five years’ experience of College or University level
Demonstrated management/organizational skills to independently coordinate program for large cohort of students
Department of Clinical Health Sciences
Residing in the Doisy College of Health Sciences (DCHS), the Clinical Health Sciences department houses seven (7) undergraduate and one graduate academic program, with the Program in Health Sciences having the largest undergraduate enrollment in the department. A degree in Health Sciences prepares students for competitive entry into graduate and professional schools, such as medical, physician assistant, dental, pharmacy, and physical and occupation therapy or careers in the healthcare industry. The Program’s faculty engage primarily in teaching, scholarly activities, and service to the University, profession and St. Louis community. A current Program strategic plan, as well as College and University strategic plans, are used to guide decisions and the path forward.
Saint Louis University
Founded in 1818, Saint Louis University is one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious Catholic universities. SLU is recognized for world-class academics, life-changing research, compassionate health care and a strong commitment to faith and service. Guided by its Jesuit mission, SLU offers its nearly 13,000 students a highly rigorous and deeply transformative education that helps them develop into bold, confident leaders.
DCHS has provided students with the tools and education to become well-prepared health care professionals since its founding in 1929. DCHS is located in the heart of SLU’s medical campus, which is also home to the School of Medicine, College for Public Health and Social Justice, School of Nursing and SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital.
Known as the Gateway City, St. Louis is a friendly city with numerous activities for both children and adults. The population of St. Louis is about 318,000 - with more than 1 million people in St. Louis County. St. Louis is a popular tourist destination for sites such as the iconic Arch, high-ranked St. Louis Zoo, Forest Park, Science Center and many other popular attractions. The St. Louis area hosts music, food and cultural festivals that draw thousands more to the city each year. St. Louis is home to the St. Louis Cardinals, St. Louis Blues and numerous smaller professional sports teams.
Saint Louis University and the Doisy College of Health Sciences is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for the position applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors. We welcome and encourage applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities (including disabled veterans). If accommodations are needed for completing the application and/or with the interviewing process, please contact Human Resources at 314-977-5847.
How to Apply
All applications must be made online at https://www.slu.edu/working-at-slu.php. Click the BLUE search and Apply button, enter the job position number (2020-01636) into the search bar. Interested candidates must complete the online application, and submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three references. Any questions regarding the positions can be directed to:
Teresa Neal - Search Committee Chairperson