College of Professional Programs

Assistant Professor of Master of Social Work (MSW)

Alvernia University's College of Professional Programs invites applicants for a tenure track faculty appointment in the MSW Program beginning August 2020.  The MSW Program is under development and pursuing the Council of Social Work Education (CSWE) accreditation candidacy status for two Alvernia University locations in Reading and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The MSW Program faculty must hold a MSW with a doctorate in social work or related field preferred.  The ideal candidate will have clinical practice experience in behavioral health/addiction and is licensed to practice Social Work in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  

Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to teach using multiple pedagogical approaches including online technologies, have a defined area of scholarly development, and demonstrated history of developing cohesive teams with positive outcomes with internal and external stakeholders.

Assistant Professor of Education- SPE Focus

Alvernia University's College of Professional Programs invites applicants for a full time faculty appointment in the Education Program beginning January 2020.  Education faculty applicants must hold, at minimum, a master's degree in Education and PA Certification in Special Education.  Teaching and advising responsibility include both undergraduate and graduate levels.  

Successful candidates will demonstrate the ability to teach using multiple pedagogical approaches including online technologies, have a defined area of scholarly development, and five years of teaching experience in Pre-K-12 setting. 

For tenure-track consideration, candidates must have an earned doctorate and evidence of scholarly output.

College of Arts and Sciences

Assistant Professor of Biology- Tenure Track

The Science and Mathematics Department in the College of Arts and Sciences at Alvernia University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Biology. We seek candidates with a Ph.D. in Biology, with a primary focus in Microbiology and evidence of quality teaching experience and scholarly productivity. Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in biology, advising students, engaging in service to the university, and developing a research program appropriate for the undergraduate level.  Prior experience in teaching Microbiology and Human Anatomy & Physiology is also desirable.  

This position has a start date of August 2020, but the potential for a January 2020 start date.

 

Assistant Professor of English- Tenure Track

The English and Communication Department in the College of Arts and Sciences at Alvernia University invites applications for a tenure-track position in English beginning August 2019. We seek candidates with a Ph.D. in English Literature; Composition and Rhetoric; Writing or related fields with evidence of quality teaching experience with diverse learners and scholarly productivity. Responsibilities include teaching literature for majors and non-majors, Composition and Research, Speech and First Year Seminar and supporting a renewed emphasis on undergraduate and graduate-level writing across the university. Additional areas in digital media, distance education pedagogy and communication technologies are desirable.

How to Apply:


Candidates should send a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts and names, addresses and telephone numbers of three current professional references to human.resources@alvernia.edu or mail to Alvernia University, Attn: Human Resources, 400 Saint Bernardine Street, Reading PA 19607. 

We are seeking candidates who are committed to excellence of inclusion through teaching our diverse student population and working with the Alvernia community across a wide range of disciplines.  Alvernia University is an equal opportunity employer committed to Franciscan values and achieving excellence through diversity and inclusion.

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