Part Time Faculty and University Assistant

Job Opportunities: Part Time Faculty and University Assistant


  • University Assistant – World Languages and Cultures Department
  • Part Time Faculty in Theatrical Lights and Rigging
  • Part Time Faculty in Biology

University Assistant for the World Languages and Culture Department

(19 hours/week, no benefits)

Duties include, but not limited to:

  • Supervise and manage distribution of tasks to student workers and interns
  • Coordinate recruitment and retention efforts for Spanish majors and minors
  • Create reports to monitor student academic progress and course scheduling needs
  • Work as liaison between the WLC department and local organizations and businesses to establish links & internship opportunities
  • Meet with students with questions about WLC language major, minor and programs
  • Assist with report writing and curriculum development procedures

Criteria for selection will be having a Bachelor’s degree, along with experience in coordinating events and programs, writing reports and interacting well with various groups of people, with an understanding of careers in foreign languages.  This is a part-time position, 19 hours/week, no benefits.

Please send in cover letter summarizing your experience for this position, curriculum vitae, and 3 references (to be contacted for recommendation letters) to: Dr. Kin Chan, World Languages and Cultures department chair –

Applications will be reviewed until position is filled. Position begins in late August 2018.

Part Time Faculty in Theatrical Lights and Rigging

Position Description: The Performing Arts Department of Eastern Connecticut State University is seeking to hire an immediate part-time faculty member to oversee the installation, maintenance, and operation of theatrical lighting and rigging equipment for Performing Arts Department productions.

Qualifications: Candidate should be familiar in the process of hanging, circuiting, and focusing, conventional, LED, and moving light equipment, equipment networking, the operation and programing of an ETC Ion light board, and the safe operation and maintenance of a counterweight arbor rigging system. Bachelor’s Degree required; MA or MFA in Lighting highly desired.  (Additional teaching opportunities available for candidates with MA or MFA.)

Respond to: Send current vita, link to digital portfolio/website, final degree educational transcript, and the names and addresses of three references to Prof. Chase Rozelle. Performing Arts Department, FAIC 232 Eastern Connecticut State University, 83 Windham St., Willimantic, CT 06226 or via email:

Part-Time Faculty in Biology 

The Department of Biology seeking qualified individuals to teach two upper-level courses in its undergraduate program part-time.  We currently seek to hire engaging professors who can teach lecture and laboratory sections in Parasitology (BIO 340) and Conservation Biology (BIO 452).

BIO 340 Parasitology with Laboratory This course examines protozoa, helminths, trematodes, cestodes, nematodes, mites, ticks, etc. that are parasites of humans and other animals. Identification methods, classification, evolution, ecology, life cycles, and disease characteristics are covered in lecture and laboratory. The course consists of 3 lecture hours and 3 laboratory hours per week (4 credits).  Lectures MWF 10-10:50 AM; Laboratory W 2-4:50 PM. 

BIO 452 Conservation Biology with Laboratory This course is a study of the threats to biodiversity including habitat destruction, invasive species, pollution, human population growth, and over-harvesting. Emphasis is placed on: field, lab, and analytical methods in conservation, current issues at the local and global levels highlighted by case studies, and attention to the current literature. Successful applicant will bring expertise/experience in some aspect of conservation biology. The course consists of 3 lecture hours and 3 laboratory hours per week (4 credits). Lectures  MWF  1-1:50 PM;  Laboratory R   11 AM – 1:50 PM

A Masters or doctorate degree in a related field is required for both positions.  Applicants must demonstrate a record of successful university teaching.  Additional qualifications include professional development activities that maintain currency in the teaching field such as continuing education, workshops, consulting, and/or attendance at professional conferences.

To apply, please submit (via e-mail or mail) a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a brief statement of teaching philosophy, and a list of three references to Dr. Patricia Szczys, Department of Biology, 83 Windham Street, Willimantic, CT 06226.  E-mail

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