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Assistant Professor, Chemistry/Biochemistry

Assistant Professor, Elementary Education

Assistant/Associate Professor, Special Education and Director of Education Graduate Programs

Dean, School of Business

Director, Doctorate of Physical Therapy Program

Faculty, Exercise Science

Faculty, Physician Assistant Program

Faculty, Physician Assistant Program

Faculty, Social Work

Instructor, Chemistry & Laboratory Coordinator

Seton Hill University is committed to having a faculty and staff that reflects the diversity of our global population. AA/EOE.     


Assistant Professor, Chemistry/Biochemistry

Posted:October 11, 2018

Updated: February 11, 2019 

The School of Natural and Health Sciences at Seton Hill University invites applications for a tenure-track biochemist position starting August 2019 or January 2020. Applicants must have a strong interest in undergraduate liberal arts education and have completed a Ph.D. in chemistry (with a biochemical emphasis), biochemistry, or related field prior to the start date.  Teaching responsibilities will primarily include major and allied health general chemistry and biochemistry lecture and laboratory courses. Research suitable for undergraduate student involvement and service to the university is expected.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, 3 letters of recommendation, statement of teaching philosophy, research goals and transcripts to: Bernadette Fondy, Ph.D., Dean, School of Natural & Health Sciences, 1 Seton Hill Drive, Greensburg, PA 15601, telam@setonhill.edu; fax (724)-830-1571 


Assistant Professor, Elementary Education

Posted: March 21, 2019

Be a part of a uniquely designed program preparing teachers for the twenty-first century.  Seton Hill University invites applications for a tenured faculty position in the School of Education and Applied Social Sciences beginning in August 2019.  Seton Hill’s undergraduate program offers students dual teacher certification, Pre-K to Grade 4 and Special Education, presented with an outstanding liberal arts degree.  Graduate degrees are offered in Elementary/Middle Childhood Education, Special Education, and Innovative Instruction.  Seton Hill University is a Catholic liberal arts university.  The campus is located 35 miles east of Pittsburgh, in Greensburg, Pennsylvania. 

Candidates for this position should possess a working knowledge of Pennsylvania and national standards and quality incentives, including Common Core, the Danielson Framework for Teaching, NAEYC, and CEC.

Requirements:

  • An earned Doctorate in Curriculum & Instruction or related field
  • Teaching and research experience in Higher Education
  • Teaching certification in Elementary Education 
  • Teaching experience in Elementary Education, K – 6 (3 years+)
  • Teaching experience in Special Education a plus (3 years+)
  • Experience in working with local education agencies.

Requirements also include an understanding of educational technologies and a demonstrated commitment to diversity. The ideal candidate will have expertise in elementary instructional methodologies, experience working with English language learners, and knowledge of or experience with Middle States or similar accreditation.

Responsibilities:

  • Teaching undergraduate and graduate education courses on campus and online.
  • Advising, conducting research, and participating in university/community service.

Seton Hill University offers a full range of benefits for faculty, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, disability coverage, and contributions toward a retirement plan.

Send a letter of interest, curriculum vita, official academic transcripts, a philosophy of education, a description of research interests, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Kathleen Harris, Dean of the School of Education & Applied Social Sciences kharris@setonhill.edu. Review of applications will begin on April 22, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. 


Assistant/Associate Professor of Special Education and Director of Education Graduate Programs

Posted: February 21, 2019

Be a part of a uniquely designed program preparing teachers for the twenty-first century.  Seton Hill University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in the School of Education and Applied Social Sciences beginning in August 2019.  Seton Hill’s undergraduate program offers students dual teacher certification, Pre-K to Grade 4 and Special Education, presented with an outstanding liberal arts degree.  Graduate degrees are offered in Elementary/Middle Childhood Education, Special Education, and Innovative Instruction.  Seton Hill University is a Catholic liberal arts university.  The campus is located 35 miles east of Pittsburgh, in Greensburg, Pennsylvania. 

Requirements:

  • Doctorate in Special Education
  • Higher education teaching experience, graduate level a plus
  • K-12 special education teaching experience
  • Special Education Teaching certification
  • Other teaching certification a plus

Qualifications:

Requirements include an earned doctorate in special education, three years K-12 special education teaching experience, and a demonstrated commitment to diversity. Use of technology to enhance teaching is required. The ideal candidate has expertise in special education instructional methodologies, including universal design for learning approaches for individuals with mild to moderate and/or moderate to severe/profound disabilities. Expertise in instructional methodology, knowledge of or experience in working with English-language learners, knowledge of or experience with Middle States or similar accreditation, ability to do graduate program coordination and experience with quality online delivery systems is preferred.

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include teaching in graduate and undergraduate level programs in special education on campus and online, directing graduate programs, advising, conducting research, and participating in university/community service activities.

Salary and benefits:  Seton Hill University offers a full range of benefits for faculty, including medical, dental, vision insurance, disability coverage, and contributions toward a retirement plan.

To apply:  Please send a letter of application, curriculum vita, official transcripts, a statement of teaching philosophy, a description of research interests, and three letters of recommendation to kharris@setonhill.edu. Review of applications will begin on March 25, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.


Dean, School of Business

Posted: November 27, 2018

Seton Hill University invites applications for the position of Dean, School of Business starting July 1, 2019.  The University seeks an experienced leader and educator who will advance program development and enrollment in the School of Business. The School currently houses undergraduate programs in business administration, accounting, sports management, hospitality and tourism, health care administration, communication and data analytics and an MBA program with numerous areas of specialization. Degree programs serve traditional and adult undergraduate and graduate populations. Course and program delivery formats include face to face and on-line. The Dean reports to the Provost. 

Qualifications:

  • Terminal degree in a business or related field;
  • Experience as an administrator in higher education;
  • Record as an accomplished teacher - scholar and service in higher education;
  • Outreach skills and experience to establish a visible presence in the regional business community;
  • Fundraising and grant writing experience;
  • Experience with curriculum and program development;
  • Ability to strengthen and assess undergraduate, adult degree and graduate academic programs within a vibrant liberal arts environment;
  • Ability to facilitate interdisciplinary program development within the Business School;
  • Experience meeting discipline accreditation standards;
  • Demonstrated ability to foster a collaborative and collegial working environment;
  • Knowledge and support of current and emerging instructional pedagogies.

Applications accepted until position is filled. Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, education philosophy and three current reference letters to jzemba@setonhill.edu; or to Susan Yochum, SC, Ph.D. Provost, Seton Hill University, Greensburg, PA  15601. 


Director, Doctorate of Physical Therapy Program

Posted: November 28, 2018

Updated: February 19, 2019

Seton Hill University, in partnership with the national search firm, Scott Healy & Associates, invites applications and nominations for the position of Founding Director of the Doctorate of Physical Therapy Program. Reporting to the Dean of the School of Natural and Health Sciences, the Founding Program Director is responsible for the overall planning, direction, and management of the DPT program.  The Director is expected to develop a DPT program that is consistent with the University mission and meets all of the requirements of the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE). The Director will be responsible for curriculum development, facility planning, the writing and submission of all program authorization documentation to CAPTE and will ensure that the program meets all of the CAPTE accreditation standards and deadlines.  The Director provides visionary leadership for establishing and maintaining the DPT program, fostering excellence and identifying strategic opportunities for program growth and development.

The Founding Program Director will serve as the strategic academic and operational leader of the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program by providing leadership for the faculty in terms of program development, accreditation self-study, curriculum, administration, teaching, research, and service. The specific duties of the Director include, but are not limited to: 

  • Provide direct oversight for all academic and administrative matters concerning the development of the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program.
  • Lead the faculty and development team in strategic planning and monitor the process to further the program's mission in teaching, research, service, and patient care.
  • Supervise the process of seeking, achieving, and maintaining all necessary CAPTE program accreditation.
  • Ensure that the Physical Therapy faculty is involved with research and scholarly activity.
  • Ensure that the Physical Therapy facility continues to meet the educational and functional needs of the faculty, students, and staff. 

The Program Director will work collaboratively with an inter-professional team in the development of Seton Hill’s health science programs. The Program Director is also responsible for attaining and maintaining CAPTE accreditation and will pursue academic excellence within the program by providing program leadership, promoting the program and enhancing its visibility, assisting with recruiting and retaining students, and managing the day-to-day logistics of the program. The Program Director is responsible for the continuous evaluation of faculty and completing a written evaluation of each faculty member on a regular basis.

The position is a full-time, 12-month position with an excellent benefits package. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. The ideal candidate should have the following qualifications:

  • An academic terminal degree in Physical Therapy or related field (i.e., PhD, EdD, or equivalent)
  • A license to practice physical therapy in Pennsylvania (or ability to obtain)
  • Experience preparing for, obtaining and maintaining CAPTE accreditation
  • Administrative experience (including program planning and implementation, personnel management, evaluation and budgeting)
  • A record of scholarship and history of teaching and service
  • 6 years of full-time higher education experience and a minimum of 3 years full-time experience in a physical therapist education program
  • Demonstrated effective and successful experiences of establishing relationships and positive communications across multiple dimensions of diversity including, but not limited to race, gender, physical limitations, class or religious perspectives

All correspondence relating to the position of Founding Program Director of the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program (DPT) at Seton Hill University should be directed in confidence to the University’s executive search consultant: Mr. Christopher S. Healy, Vice President, Scott Healy & Associates chris@scotthealy.com 

The full and complete application should contain the following information:

  1. A cover letter outlining your experience as a physical therapist and/or in related fields in higher education.  Special attention will be paid to those applicants who have started, developed, and/or expanded a Master's or Doctoral program for physical therapy.
  2. A complete CV outlining your career in higher education and within health-related areas.
  3. The names of five professional references, including their relationship to you, their position, email, and direct phone numbers.  References will not be contacted without written permission.

Applications submitted by March 29, 2019, will receive priority consideration. This search will remain open until the position is filled.  Additional information may be found here


Exercise Science Faculty

The Department of Exercise Science at Seton Hill University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Exercise Science to support its mission in teaching and developing core courses, mentoring students, contributing to scholarly research, and participating in departmental and university service activities. The candidate should also possess the ability to teach in several of the following areas: senior synthesis, evidence-based practice, biomechanics, and assist with internship supervision.

Minimum Qualifications: Earned doctorate in Exercise Physiology or related field. Evidence of successful teaching of undergraduate courses and ability to engage in research.

Preferred qualifications include ACSM or NSCA certification or foreign equivalent, evidence of teaching effectiveness at the college level and record of scholarly collaboration within the department and across campus.

Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate the ability to contribute through teaching scholarship and service to the diversity, cultural sensitivity and excellence of the academic community.

Applicants should submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts, teaching philosophy, research statement and 3 professional references to Brian Larouere, PhD., School of Natural and Health Sciences, Seton Hill University, 1 Seton Hill Drive 365F, Greensburg, PA 15601.  Fax: 724-830-1571 or telam@setonhill.edu ( e-mail submissions preferred).  Review of Applicants will begin November 6th and continue until the position is filled. 


Instructor, Chemistry and Laboratory Coordinator

Posted: February 19, 2019

The School of Natural and Health Sciences, Department of Chemistry, at Seton Hill University invites applications for a full-time Chemistry Instructor & Laboratory Coordinator starting August 2019.

Duties Include:

  • Teach three sections of first-year chemistry laboratory and/or lecture courses per semester.
  • Manage preparation of major’s level General Chemistry 1 & 2 Laboratories and allied health General & Organic Chemistry Principles Laboratory courses.
  • Recruit, train, and supervise undergraduate work-study students.
  • Work collaboratively with chemistry faculty to revise and innovate first-year laboratory curricula.
  • Serve as the Chemistry Department Stockroom Manager. 

Qualifications: 

  • M.S. in chemistry or a closely related field
  • Experience in teaching chemistry lab courses; experience in lab coordination preferred
  • Commitment to liberal arts undergraduate education and the mission of Seton Hill University 

Physical Requirements: 

  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, 3 letters of recommendation, statement of teaching interests and philosophy, and transcripts to: Bernadette Fondy, Ph.D., Dean, School of Natural & Health Sciences, 1 Seton Hill Drive, Greensburg, PA 15601, telam@setonhill.edu; fax (724)-830-1571


Physician Assistant Faculty

Posted: March 21, 2019

The Physician Assistant Program at Seton Hill University invites applications for a full-time, tenure track faculty position for the 2019-2020 academic year.  

This position will be responsible for teaching lecture and/or laboratory courses each semester.  In addition to teaching all program faculty contribute to student advising, student evaluation, admissions, curriculum development and University activities.  Clinical practice time is encouraged.  

Bachelors required, masters preferred.  Applicants must have current certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) and at least three years of experience as a practicing physician assistant.  Additional requirements include excellent teaching skills or potential to develop such skills; ability to use current technologies in teaching; strong ability to organize, plan and multi-task; good written and oral communication skills; above average initiative and team skills; strong work ethic.

This position reports directly to the Program Director.   

If you are interested in applying for this position please submit cover letter and Curriculum Vitae to: James E France, MD, Seton Hill University Physician Assistant Program, 1 Seton Hill Drive – 511F, Greensburg, PA 15601 or e-mail to france@setonhill.edu.


Physician Assistant Program Faculty

Posted: October 25, 2018

The Physician Assistant Program at Seton Hill University invites applications for a new full-time, 12 month, tenure track faculty position starting in January 2020.  This position will be a hybrid of teaching and clinical rotation responsibilities.

Bachelors required, masters preferred.  Applicants must have current certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) and at least three years of experience as a practicing physician assistant.  Additional requirements include excellent teaching skills or potential to develop such skills; ability to use current technologies in teaching and development of clinical sites and preceptors; strong ability to organize, plan and multi-task; good written and oral communication skills; above average initiative and team skills; strong work ethic.

Full position description may be viewed here.

If you are interested in applying for this position please submit cover letter and Curriculum Vitae to: James E France, MD, Seton Hill University Physician Assistant Program, 1 Seton Hill Drive – 511F, Greensburg, PA 15601 or e-mail to france@setonhill.edu 


Faculty, Social Work

Posted: January 31, 2019

Seton Hill University invites applications for a faculty position in its BSW program beginning in August 2019.   

Requirements:  A minimum of a master’s degree in social work from a CSWE-accredited school, with preference given to a candidate with both MSW and PhD, or an individual who has completed their doctoral work and whose dissertation will be completed by May 2020.

The successful candidate will have at least two years of practice experience. Teaching experience and demonstrated scholarship is desired.  The candidate must be eligible for social work licensure in Pennsylvania. Also required is the ability to relate effectively with students, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, effectiveness working with those of other cultures and backgrounds, and good organizational skills. The course load is 4/4, with a two-course release to serve as field coordinator.

Essential functions:

  • Teach assigned courses to prepare students for careers in social work or related fields.
  • Based on a commitment to liberal arts education, connect liberal arts and social work in teaching.
  • Advise and mentor students.
  • Contribute to recruiting students and the ongoing growth of the social work program.
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills to work effectively with diverse students, faculty and staff.  

Develop relationships with human service organizations in Westmoreland and adjacent counties.

To apply: Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, official transcripts for undergraduate and graduate course work, a statement of teaching philosophy, a description of research interests, and three letters of reference electronically to kharris@setonhill.edu. Review of applications will begin on March 4, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.