Faculty Employment Opportunities
Assistant/Associate Extension Educator
Sustainable Families and Communities
|Nursing, School of||Clinical Instructor/Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor||2010495 - 2010498|
| Pharmacy Practice, Department of
School of Pharmacy
|Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor – Internal Medicine||2010494|
|Public Policy, Department of||Instructor/Assistant Professor||2010427|
Research Associate I/II (75%)
Center for Health, Intervention, and Prevention
The Center for Health, Intervention, and Prevention (CHIP) at the University of Connecticut in Storrs seeks a part-time (75%) Research Associate I or II to help recruit and mobilize a network and perform research in the area of health promotion and disease prevention, with a particular focus on dissemination and implementation research. The successful applicant will perform research in these domains. A Research Associate II will function more independently in planning and managing research activities with less direct supervision than a Research Associate I.
Duties and Responsibilities: Identify, encourage, and promote University-wide dissemination and implementation research collaborations among faculty members from various academic departments; work with personnel from the Office of Sponsored Programs, Institutional Review Boards, and the Director of CHIP and others at the new UConn Clinical and Translational Research Institute to identify and encourage dissemination and implementation research and contribute to dissemination and implementation science; conduct funding searches; work with dissemination and implementation interest groups; write grant applications; and perform other related activities.
For the Research Associate I level - Doctoral degree in relevant field such as psychology, sociology, anthropology, or public health; or an M.A. or M.S. with eight to ten years of post-degree related research experience.
For the Research Associate II level - Doctoral degree in relevant field such as psychology, sociology, anthropology, or public health with five or more years of post-degree experience.
Both levels require research experience in at least one of several health areas (e.g., HIV/AIDS, mental health/substance use, chronic disease, obesity, cancer, diabetes); prior experience working with interdisciplinary teams in academic and research settings; excellent interpersonal and communication skills; excellent organizational and administrative proficiency; and the ability to work independently.
The Center for Health, Intervention, and Prevention at the University of Connecticut in Storrs is an interdisciplinary University Research Center with approximately $8.6 million grant-funded research expenditures per year. CHIP researchers have substantial expertise in developing evidence-based health promotion and disease prevention interventions in the areas of HIV, cancer, drug/alcohol use, obesity, and nutrition, as well as other areas, conducting research in a variety of community, state, national, and international settings. Principal Investigators at CHIP represent a diverse group of researchers from Departments of Psychology, Kinesiology, Anthropology, Sociology, Human Development and Family Studies, Communication Sciences, Nutritional Sciences, and Statistics, among others. Additional information can be found at http://www.chip.uconn.edu and http://www.uconn.edu/.
This is a part-time (75%), end-date position that is pending final approval for funding. Salary is competitive and commensurate with classification level and the qualifications of the candidate.
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Assistant/Associate Extension Educator
Sustainable Families and Communities
Department of Extension
Fairfield County Extension Center, Bethel, CT
The University of Connecticut, Department of Extension, Fairfield County Extension Center in Bethel, CT is seeking applications for a full-time Sustainable Families and Communities Extension Educator. Responsibilities include conducting and evaluating extension outreach education programs statewide in family and consumer sciences, human development, financial management, sustainable family development, parenting, families at risk, etc.
Minimum Qualifications: An earned Master’s degree in family & consumer sciences, family studies, human development, community development or a related field. Demonstrated success teaching in formal or non-formal settings. Strong skills in leadership, information management, computer literacy, written and verbal communication, and interpersonal relations. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse audiences, volunteers, and other groups. Applicants must be self-starters and have the ability to work effectively with minimum supervision both independently and as a team member. Available personal transportation is required; mileage allowance is provided for work-related travel; and evening and weekend work is required on occasion.
Desired Qualifications: Demonstrated experience in fund raising and/or grantsmanship. Familiarity with the Cooperative Extension System and the land-grant university system. Experience in enhancing diversity in educational program delivery and participation. English/Spanish bilingual capacity.
Starting salary position rank will be commensurate with training and experience. This is a full-time, 11-month annually renewable, non-tenure track faculty position. For more information, please visit: http://www.hr.uconn.edu/employment_services/jobs-fac.html.
To Apply: Send a statement of vision (not to exceed two pages) for the position, a current resume and contact information for three professional references to: Kimberly Moffett, Fairfield County Extension Center, Department of Extension, University of Connecticut, 67 Stony Hill Road, Bethel, CT 06801. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer and program provider. (Search # 2010471)
Internal Call for Faculty Director or Faculty Co-Directors Team
Undergraduate Education & Instruction First Year Programs & Learning Communities
in partnership with the Department of Residential Life]
Global House is a successful Living/Learning Community which began in the Fall 2007 semester in Storrs and is seeking a current tenured faculty member to assume responsibilities as Director, or a two-person tenured faculty Co-Directors team. The 10-month appointment is proposed as half-time (or split in half for co-directors). Effective date of appointment is targeted for August 2010 and will be for a one- to three-year term.
Establishing Learning Communities in emerging areas of interdisciplinary excellence is a priority outlined in UConn’s Academic Plan 2009-2014. Learning Communities are a proven pedagogy that can provide intentionality and integration amongst students’ curricular, co-curricular and residential experiences. They become a foundation for a creative and holistic approach to education. They help first-year students in their transition to college and encourage all students to become engaged on campus; they enable students to have regular one-on-one or small group interaction with faculty, advisors, staff, and peer mentors; they emphasize undergraduate research and experiential learning; and they develop interdisciplinary habits of mind that encourage students to become life-long learners.
Global House was developed as an outgrowth of the Provost’s Developing Global Citizens initiative (see Task Force Report and Provost’s response: www.provost.uconn.edu). Global House is a residential learning community housing a mix of 120 domestic and international students who have an interest in international issues, languages, and experiences.
The director’s primary responsibility is to provide vision and leadership for the continued development and operation of Global House, that has as its mission:
The search for the Director of Global House is internal to the University of Connecticut. Requirements for the position include: status as a tenured full-time faculty member; commitment to undergraduate education and advising; international research and teaching interests; administrative skills, including budgeting; the ability to market and recruit; excellent communication skills, including the ability to strategically network; and, above all, the enthusiasm and organizational skills needed to build a high-quality program. The Director(s) will work closely with the Office of First Year Programs & Learning Communities (primarily), Undergraduate Education & Instruction, Residential Life, and other offices and committees concerned with developing Global Citizens. The Faculty Director(s) will provide academic oversight and vision and engage undergraduate residents of Global House in classroom and out-of-classroom scholastic activities.
To Apply: Applications received by July 15 will be given first consideration, but the position will remain open until filled. Email a letter of application, current CV, and contact information for three personal references to: Melissa.Foreman@uconn.edu, Learning Communities Program Coordinator, including “Global House Faculty Director Search” in the subject line or mail materials to: First Year Programs & Learning Communities; Center for Undergraduate Education; 368 Fairfield Way, Unit 2232; Storrs, CT 06269-2232. (Search # 2010266)
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Associate Dean - Academic Affairs
School of Law
The University of Connecticut School of Law requests applications and nominations for a promotional opportunity to academic associate dean commencing in the fall of 2010. Candidates should be current tenured faculty or contract faculty continuously employed for at least six years at the School of Law. An outstanding academic record and demonstrated scholarly ability are required; practical experience is strongly preferred. Salary adjustment will be a change in appointment status from a nine-month to an eleven-month position.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience practicing law, clerking, or related legal experience.
To Apply: Please submit resume and letter of interest to: Laurie Werling, University of Connecticut School of Law, 55 Elizabeth Street, Hartford, CT 06105. Applications received by June 25, 2010 will receive preference in the selection process. (Search # 2010464)
Clinical Instructor/Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor
School of Nursing
The University of Connecticut School of Nursing is seeking applications to fill four full-time, 9-month, non-tenure track positions at the rank of Clinical Instructor, Clinical Assistant Professor or Clinical Associate Professor. Under the direction of the Dean, the faculty member will be responsible to teach graduate and/or undergraduate courses; supervise pre-licensure and/or graduate students in clinical work each semester; establish a practice site for nursing practice activities; assist with development of faculty practice plan; apprise each student of his or her clinical performance on a regular basis; conduct evaluation of individual students’ clinical performance via impromptu meetings and planned evaluation conferences; evaluate students’ written work; act as liaison to clinical agencies, and share clinical expectations and course syllabi with relevant agency staff; address and initiate action when required for student/agency issues that may arise; and participate in campus laboratory teaching experiences, as required.
Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in Nursing; current license as APRN; three years of practice experience in the relevant clinical area; completion of required health indicators (MMR titers, TB status, Hepatitis B and others as required by clinical agencies) and CPR at time of employment.
Preferred Qualifications: Earned doctoral degree in Nursing; previous teaching experience in an institution of higher education; clinical nurse educator certification
These are 9-month, non-tenure track positions subject to annual renewal based on program needs, funding and performance. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor – Internal Medicine
Department of Pharmacy Practice
School of Pharmacy
The University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy invites qualified candidates to apply for a full-time (11-month appointment), non-tenure track position as Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine within the Department of Pharmacy Practice.
The internal medicine pharmacy faculty member is responsible for establishing an interdisciplinary clinical practice and teaching model at Lawrence & Memorial Hospital (L&M) in New London, CT, to support the experiential education of PharmD students and provide patient-care services. L&M is not-for-profit, 280-bed community hospital with a growing hospitalist practice and is ranked as one of the top 100 U.S. Hospitals in technology and patient care. The Pharmacy Department offers progressive services including 24hr/7 days services, bar-code medication administration, clinical pharmacy services, and a career ladder program.
The majority of the faculty member’s time will involve teaching PharmD students and patient care at the clinical site focusing on appropriate medication use, patient safety, and drug therapy monitoring services. In addition, the faculty member will have didactic teaching and service responsibilities at UConn School of Pharmacy in Storrs throughout the academic year. The faculty member is expected to engage in scholarship activities focused on medication-related needs or health outcomes research in conjunction with practice site staff.
Minimum Qualifications: The successful candidate must possess a PharmD degree, have completed a post-doctoral pharmacy residency (preferably in internal medicine or general medicine) or 5 years equivalent experience in general medicine/internal medicine, licensed or eligible for licensure to practice pharmacy in Connecticut, hospital pharmacy experience, demonstrate didactic/experiential teaching experience, and have practice-related scholarship activities (posters, presentations, publications).
The candidate will possess strong clinical practice competencies, excellent written/verbal/interpersonal skills, an ability to work independently yet contribute to a team, demonstrated collegiality, and good organizational and multi-tasking skills.
Preferred Qualifications: BCPS certification and development/implementation of new clinical pharmacy services in a community-based hospital.
Salary and rank is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
To Apply: Interested applicants should submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae to: Chair – Internal Medicine Search Committee, UConn School of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy Practice, 69 North Eagleville Road, Unit 3092, Storrs, CT 06269-3092. (Search # 2010494)
Research Assistant I
Department of Psychology
The Language Creation Laboratory at the University of Connecticut, Storrs seeks applications for a Research Assistant I. This is a full-time, end-date, grant-funded position with excellent benefits. Under the direction of Dr. Marie Coppola, this position involves transcribing videos of gesture and homesign communication, developing and applying coding schemes to the data, qualitative and quantitative data analysis; experimental design and development of stimuli; data collection with deaf and hearing children and adults; digitizing video data and maintaining the database; assisting undergraduate students working in the lab on various projects; literature searches and reviews on related topics; assisting with IRB protocols; maintaining the lab webpage and other related research duties as requested.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in a related major (e.g., cognitive science, psychology, linguistics, or human development) or equivalent specialized training and experience; experience collecting data from child and/or adult participants; experience in development of coding schemes and/or detailed coding of behavioral data; ability to travel abroad once or twice a year for 2-4 week periods; and familiarity with Macintosh OS.
Preferred Qualifications: Excellent organizational and communication skills and ability to work independently; experience working with gesture and/or sign language data; familiarity with capturing, digitizing and editing video materials; quantitative and qualitative data analysis skills; background in American Sign Language or another sign language; background in language acquisition and/or linguistics; familiarity searching online databases of psychological and linguistic literature; Spanish language skills; and familiarity with Microsoft Office and FileMaker Pro.
Applicants should send a cover letter describing your interests and relevant experience, a CV, contact information for three references, and up to three letters of recommendation to: Carol Valone, Administrative Manager, University of Connecticut, Department of Psychology, 406 Babbidge Road, Storrs CT 06269-1020 or by email to: email@example.com. (Search # 2010225)
Assistant Clinical Professor
Assistant Director of the Psychological Services Clinic
Clinical Psychology - Department of Psychology
The Psychology Department at the University of Connecticut in Storrs invites applications for the position of Assistant Clinical Professor/Assistant Director of the Psychological Services Clinic. This is a ten-month, non-tenure track, annually renewable position. The Psychological Services Clinic is a training clinic in the Clinical Psychology Program through which Ph.D. students provide assessment and treatment services to children and adults under the supervision of licensed psychologists who are members of the clinical faculty. This position includes teaching two graduate courses in the Clinical Psychology Program, and one or two undergraduate courses per academic year. Specifically, the successful candidate will teach a graduate course in Personality Assessment and an additional graduate course in an applied area (e.g. Empirically Supported Treatment). In addition, the successful candidate will supervise psychological assessments completed by graduate students in the Clinic, provide assessment services and consultation to schools and community groups in concert with graduate student trainees, and supervise treatment by graduate students in the Clinic setting. While the position is defined as primarily focused on clinical teaching and supervision, the candidate is expected to maintain some involvement in ongoing collaborative research projects. Candidates with a range of theoretical orientations are invited to apply, although familiarity with evidence-based treatment is expected.
Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. from a Clinical Training Program certified by the American Psychological Association; licensed to practice in the State of Connecticut (proof of licensure will be required at the time of interview); familiarity with cognitive assessments for children and adults, and the assessment of learning disabilities and autism spectrum disorders; and familiarity with evidence-based treatment.
This is a 10-month position with a comprehensive benefits package. Salary and benefits are continued over 12 months. On occasion faculty may have an opportunity to earn additional compensation which may not exceed the equivalent of a twelve month salary.
To Apply: Candidates should send a letter of application, three letters of recommendation and a CV to: Marianne Barton, Ph.D., Clinical Psychology Search Committee Chair, Department of Psychology, The University of Connecticut, 406 Babbidge Road, Storrs, CT 06269-1020. Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. (Search # 2010355)
Department of Public Policy
The Department of Public Policy (DPP) at the University of Connecticut seeks to fill a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. DPP is home to a NASPAA-accredited Master of Public Administration program (MPA). The Department of Public Policy is located on the University of Connecticut’s Greater Hartford campus in West Hartford, Connecticut. The University of Connecticut is a premier research institution–designated as a Research University/Very High research activity by the Carnegie Foundation.
The successful candidate’s primary teaching assignment will be to offer core and elective classes in the MPA program. We are particularly interested in applicants who are comfortable teaching microeconomics, policy analysis, and program evaluation to MPA students. The successful candidate will be expected to carry on a program of high quality research and publication in the best journals in their field. The successful candidate may also be expected to teach undergraduate classes on the main campus in Storrs, CT or the Greater Hartford campus.
Minimum Qualifications: An earned doctorate in public administration, public policy, economics, political science, sociology, or related field. Candidates must have completed all requirements for the Ph.D. prior to start date to be considered for the Assistant Professor level. Applicants with advanced ABD’s will be considered at the Instructor level until their Ph.D. requirements are completed. We seek an individual with a demonstrated record of, or potential for, scholarly excellence based on rigorous social science research methods. Current Assistant Professors are encouraged to apply.
Preference will be given to applicants who have demonstrated teaching excellence, superior communication skills, and are comfortable with a wide array of analytical methods. Candidates who will be able to enhance DPP’s nationally ranked strength area in Public Finance and Budgeting are preferred as are those who contribute through research, teaching, and/or public engagement to the diversity and excellence of the learning experience.
Salaries are very competitive based on experience and qualifications. Further information about the Department of Public Policy can be found at http://dpp.uconn.edu/.
To Apply: Applicants should submit a letter describing their research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, and the names of at least three references (with email, phone number and mailing address) to: Department of Public Policy, Faculty Search, Attn: Mark Robbins, Search Committee Chair, University of Connecticut, 1800 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford, CT 06117 or preferably as a single PDF file to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please direct inquiries to the search committee chair at the address above. Review of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. (Search # 2010427)
The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer. In keeping with our commitment to build a culturally diverse community,
the University of Connecticut invites applications from women, people with disabilities and members of minority groups.
Last updated on June 25, 2010.