Health Sciences Faculty Position

Aurora University seeks talented faculty who are passionate about teaching and learning. As a private institution, Aurora University expects faculty to be involved in the lives of students through mentoring, student support, enrollment initiatives, and other activities related to the college experience. To facilitate this highly interactive faculty/student relationship, the typical teaching load is three 4 credit-hour courses per semester. Student advising is supported by professional staff. Undergraduate faculty share in the delivery of the general education program, most often by teaching within the university's interdisciplinary core. Evidence of successful teaching, or a strong potential for successful teaching, is required for all positions. Experience teaching at a smaller, private institution is highly preferred.

HEALTH SCIENCES: Assistant Professor, Tenure Track

Review of applications will begin January 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

The School of Health Science at Aurora University is currently seeking applicants for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in Health Science. The start date for the position is August 16, 2021.

Qualifications: Applicants must hold a doctoral degree in a health-related field or education from an accredited college or university. Preferred candidates will have teaching experience in anatomy and physiology, epidemiology, and other health science courses. Applicants should show excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level and a commitment to mentoring students into professional medical programs.

Responsibilities: Primary responsibilities will be teaching within the university’s newly formed School of Health Science. Primary responsibilities also include active engagement in scholarship, institutional service, professional activity, student mentorship, program assessment, and recruitment. This position will play a critical role in teaching the health science curriculum and building its reputation with professional medical programs.

Questions regarding the position should be directed to Dr. Sarah Radtke, Dean of the School of Health Science. (

All benefit-eligible faculty positions offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits including health, dental, vision, life, long term disability, a 403(b) retirement plan through TIAA, and tuition remission. Applications must include a letter of intent including description of education, certifications held, and all relevant experience, current curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references including phone numbers (candidates will be notified prior to references being contacted). Electronic applications welcomed.

Please submit application materials as follows:

Hardcopy submissions:
Faculty Search, Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs
Aurora University
347 S. Gladstone Ave.
Aurora, IL 60506

Electronic submissions:

Aurora University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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