Faculty Positions

Job Opportunities: Faculty

Athletics

Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach

School of Arts and Sciences

None at this time

School of Education and Professional Studies

Assistant/Associate Professor – Accounting
Assistant Professor – Special Education
Assistant Professor – Social Studies


Eastern Connecticut State University, the state’s public liberal arts university serving approximately 5300 students, offers a wide range of undergraduate majors in the arts and sciences and professional studies, as well as selected graduate programs. Located in historic Windham County in the heart of eastern Connecticut, the University is midway between New York City and Boston and only a short drive from Hartford, the state capital.

We invite applications from candidates who have a strong commitment to teaching excellence, creative activity and scholarship, student advisement, university and community service. ECSU is especially interested in faculty with demonstrated innovation and excellence in teaching in a liberal arts curriculum, and sensitivity to diverse populations and perspectives


Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach

Eastern Connecticut State University is accepting applications for the position of Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach. This is a full-time, 10-month position, and the coach will have a second responsibility within the Department of Athletics, currently as an event manager.

The Head Coach will be responsible for the leadership and oversight of a program focused on excellence at the national level. Candidates should have a proven ability to develop a highly competitive men’s lacrosse program, with a strong commitment to the student-athlete experience.

Specific duties will include, but are not limited to:  recruiting and retention of student-athletes, practice and game preparation and coaching, supervision of part-time assistant coaches, developing alumni relations, and fundraising to provide for team opportunities. In addition, the Head Coach is responsible for administrative tasks such as scheduling games, budget management, and filing necessary reports. The Head Coach must demonstrate a commitment to maintaining compliance with NCAA, Eastern Connecticut State University, and Little East Conference rules and regulations.

Our preferred candidate will have the proven leadership skills to create a championship culture. The successful candidate will show the strong communication skills and cross-cultural abilities necessary to develop and maintain positive relationships with diverse groups of student-athletes, colleagues, alumni, and the greater campus community. 

Minimum Qualifications

*Bachelor’s degree required
*3-5 years successful coaching experience
*Proven ability to recruit student-athletes

Preferred Qualifications

*Experience as a collegiate head coach
*Master’s degree
*Knowledge and support of DIII rules, regulations, and philosophy

Eastern Connecticut State University provides an excellent salary and benefits package, and has been recognized by the Chronicle of Higher Education as a “Great College to Work For” eight times.

Qualified candidates are invited to apply online at:  mlaxsearch@easternct.edu. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references. The search will remain open until the position is filled, however, preference will be given to applications received by May 4, 2018.

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Department: Business Administration
Position: Assistant/Associate Professor – Accounting, Tenure Track, 2 positions

Position Description:  Candidates should be able to teach all levels of the undergraduate Accounting curriculum and may teach some graduate level courses. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to teaching, scholarly and professional activities, and a willingness to be active in service to the university and community.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Accounting, or Ph.D. in related field with both a CPA and master’s in accounting or CPA and MBA with 18 credits in Accounting. ABD candidates are welcome to apply. Current relevant practical experience in Accounting/Auditing is important and is a plus for those candidates with MBA/Masters degree in Accountancy.

Respond to:  Please submit a statement of interest, current vita, graduate transcripts and three letters of reference to Dr. Candice Deal dealc@easternct.edu.The search committee will begin to review applications immediately, and continue until the position is filled.

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Department: Education
Position: Assistant Professor – Special Education, Tenure Track

Position Description: Eastern Connecticut State University seeks qualified applicants to teach courses in special education for early childhood and elementary teacher education programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Successful candidate will be responsible for teaching courses in child/human development, methods courses in elementary/childhood education, differentiated instruction, pedagogy for exceptional students, for supervising field and clinical experiences, and other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications: The successful applicant must have an earned doctoral degree in special education from an accredited program or related area with a special education emphasis. Must have three or more years teaching experience at the early childhood or elementary level. ABD near completion considered. Applicants must demonstrate commitment to excellence in post-secondary teaching, clinical supervision, pursuing scholarship (which may occur in the nationally recognized Center for Early Childhood Education) and mentoring student research, student advising, professional activity and departmental and institutional service.

Preferred Qualification: Experience teaching in higher education and supervising teacher candidates in the field is desired. Practical experience working with students with Autism Spectrum Disorder and/or mild/moderate disabilities preferred.

Respond to: To apply, please submit electronically a letter of interest, vitae, and contact information (names, phone numbers and email addresses) for three references to Mr. Eric Smith smitheric2@easternct.edu. The search committee will begin to review applications immediately, and continue until the position is filled.

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Department: Education
Position: Assistant Professor – Social Studies, Tenure Track

Position Description: Expectations include teaching social studies methods in 3 different programs: Early Childhood (focusing on grades 1-3), Elementary (grades 1-6), and Secondary (grades 7-12), as well as general learning and teaching courses and educational technology courses. Courses will be taught at both the undergraduate and graduate level. In addition to teaching the aforementioned courses, the candidate may also be asked to teach courses such as the student teaching seminar and/or supervise clinical experiences at the elementary and/or secondary level (the latter only in social studies).

Qualifications: The successful candidate will hold a doctoral degree in social studies education, Curriculum and Instruction with a focus on Social Studies, or a related degree. ABD candidates near completion may be considered.  S/he must have at least 3 years teaching experience in appropriate areas at the elementary, middle, and/or secondary levels. Applicants must demonstrate commitment to excellence in post-secondary teaching, clinical supervision, scholarship and mentoring student research, student advising, professional activity and departmental and institutional service.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience teaching in higher education and supervising teacher candidates in the field is desired. Significant experience with integrating technology within the curriculum, teaching technology as pedagogical practice, and or interdisciplinary teaching with technology is preferred.

Respond to: Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. To apply, please submit electronically a letter of interest, vitae, and contact information (names, phone numbers and email addresses) for three references to Mr. Eric Smith Smitheric2@easternct.edu. The search committee will begin to review applications immediately, and continue until the position is filled.

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Eastern Connecticut State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Stacey Close, Associate Vice President for Equity and Diversity, 860-465-5791, closes@easternct.edu.