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    Loretto, PA 15940-0600

    Thank you for your interest in employment at Saint Francis University. Our community is our greatest strength, and the friendly atmosphere on campus tends to make employment here quite enjoyable.
    Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.  As an employee, your safety & security is of primary importance.  For crime information and statistics, you may request an electronic copy of our Clery Report or view the SFU Clery Report online.
    We also offer a generous employee benefits package and many opportunities for professional advancement.

    To apply for a position, please follow the instructions below:

  • Job Opportunities

  • Administrative/Staff 

  • Administrative Assistant_Coordinator for Graduate Admissions, Physical Therapy- Reviewing Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by May 31, 2019 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a 12-month full time Administrative Assistant/Coordinator of Graduate Admission position in the Physical Therapy Department in the School of Health Sciences & Education.  The Administrative Assistant/Coordinator of Graduate Admission is responsible to Chair of the Physical Therapy Department to provide administrative support to faculty and students.

    High School diploma required.  Associates Degree or higher preferred. The ideal candidate will have at least two years of administrative experience in higher education.  Strong organizational, interpersonal, communication, program coordination, and marketing skills; demonstrated ability to develop cooperative and supportive relationships with students, faculty, and staff.  Ability to problem-solve and assume responsibility for assigned tasks with minimal supervision.  Knowledge, management and creation of word-processing, databases, spreadsheets, and web page authoring required.  Experience with commercial software packages (i.e. student management software)preferred.

    Apply on line, then submit a letter of application, resume and names and addresses and numbers of three references to: positions@francis.edu

    Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff, faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.  AA/EOE 

    Campus Visit Coordinator- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application Material received by June 7, 2019 will receive primary consideration.

    The Campus Visit Coordinator is directly responsible to the Director of Admissions and performs functions essential to the achievement of the University’s enrollment goals.  As a member of the Undergraduate Admissions Team, the Campus Visit Coordinator helps establish a tone of professionalism, warmth, and hospitality toward prospective students and families, current students, faculty, and other members of the University Community by: supporting the Undergraduate Admission Counseling Staff, responding to incoming communications from prospective students, and providing general assistance to students, faculty, staff, and the general public.

    Bachelor’s degree or high school diploma with relevant training or experience required.  Good organizational, communication, and problem solving skills.  Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications and ability to become familiar with recruitment software programs.  Accurate data entry and typing skills required. Some evening and weekends required as needed. 

    To apply: Complete an online application, then submit letter of application, resume, and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to: positions@francis.edu

    Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. AA/EOE

    Dining Services

    Dining Services at Saint Francis University invite applications for a number of open positions for the 2018-2019 academic year.   Please follow the links for detailed descriptions and to apply.   Please note that these positions are not Saint Francis University Employees.

    Deli- PT
    Utility Team Member- PT
    Prep/Saucier - PT
    Catering Delivery Driver- PT
    Pizza Cook- PT
    Salad Prep- PT
    Cook- FT
    Catering Server- PT
    Baker-PT
    Catering Server-FT
    Barista/Cashier- PT
    Dishwasher- PT
    Barista/Cashier- FT
    Deli- FT
    Cook-FT
    Dishwasher-FT

    Director, Rehabilitation -Reviewing Application

    Search Status: Application material received before December 17, 2018 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for the position of Director, Rehabilitation for the Faculty-Student practice in the DiSepio Institute for Rural Health and Wellness at Saint Francis University.  The Director is responsible to the Director of DiSepio to organize and deliver rehabilitation services, responding to the needs of the patients referred from the University and broader communities.  Work collaboratively with the faculty and service directors e.g. Athletic Training, Student Health Center personnel, etc to assure the appropriate delivery of rehabilitation services. Works collaboratively with the Physical Therapy Department’s Academic Coordinator of Clinical Education to provide clinical instruction to student physical therapists. Works collaboratively with the director of residency and fellowship programs to provide didactic and clinical instruction and assessment. Also may perform academic instruction in the Department of Physical Therapy Program up to .4 FTE.

    An DPT degree and PA licensure as a physical therapist are required.  A certificate of authorization to practice Physical Therapy without a referral in PA is required. Three years of clinical experience is required; five to 10 years of clinical experience is preferred.  ABPTS specialty in sports (SCS) or orthopedics (OCS) is required; certification as an athletic trainer (ATC) or an orthopedic manual therapist (COMT) or a Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) or similar from a recognized professional certifying organization is preferred.  Experience as a clinic manager is required; one year’s experience as an administrative manager is preferred.  Experience delivering clinical inservices is required; experience as a clinical instructor (CI) is preferred.  Experience promoting clinical services is required; marketing responsibility for a clinical service line is preferred.  Teaching experience as a lab instructor or similar is required; experience as a course instructor is preferred.  Knowledge of third-party rehabilitation reimbursement is required.  Computer proficiency in word processing and spreadsheet applications is required; proficiency in database and presentation applications is preferred.    Strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills and a demonstrated ability to develop cooperative and supportive relationships with colleagues are required.  APTA/PPTA membership is required.  

    Apply on line, then submit a letter of application, resume and names and addresses and phone numbers of three references to: positions@francis.edu

    Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. AA/EOE


    Executive Assistant, Finance & Administration-Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application Material received by June 28, 2019 will receive primary consideration.

    The Executive Assistant is directly responsible to the Vice President to perform a variety of executive level, complex, and confidential executive secretarial and administrative support duties relating to the efficiency of the Division.

    Associates degree or at least 5-7 years of experience as an office manager, advanced level administrative assistant, or executive assistant.  Bachelor’s degree preferred. Impeccable grammar, spelling, proofreading, and data entry skills.  Proficient skills in Microsoft Office Suite and Google Suites.  Strong organizational, communication and office management skills along with the ability to work independently and with limited supervision on a wide range of tasks.  Strong understanding of work flow, process steps, and have the ability to manage own work to unit performance standards. Ability to work effectively with others to include students, faculty, staff, parents, donors, alumni in support of the division functions.  Must have strong attention to detail and the ability to meet deadlines.  High degree of professionalism while maintaining complete confidentiality. May work some evenings and weekends.

    To apply: Complete an online application, then submit letter of application, resume, and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to: positions@francis.edu

    Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. AA/EOE

    General Carpenter- Reviewing Applications/Interviewing

    Search Status: Application material received by May 3, 2019 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a General Carpenter position in the department of Physical Plant.  The General Carpenter is directly responsible to the General Trades Supervisor to perform a variety of carpentry tasks aside other members of the physical plant group.

    High school graduate with vocational/technical training in general carpentry or related areas.  Knowledge of carpentry, painting, roofing, masonry, flooring and associated tools.  Knowledge of blueprint reading as it pertains to carpentry trade. Basic mathematical skills are necessary.  Minimum of two years of commercial or residential construction experience in general carpentry field is required. Experience installing commercial roofing a plus.

    Complete an online application, then submit letter of application, resume, and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to: positions@francis.edu

    Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. AA/EOE

    Graduate Assistant, University Bands- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Position is available August 2019. Applications accepted until position is filled.

    Saint Francis University, a Division I member of the Northeast Conference, invites applications for the position of Graduate Assistant, University Bands.  The Graduate Assistant is directly responsible to the Director of Bands to assist in the organization of various aspects of the Division I marching band program.  

    The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree.  Intercollegiate band experience preferred. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills are essential.

    Compensation for position is tuition remission in a Saint Francis University master's degree program, plus a stipend.  Candidates must be admitted into a master’s program at Saint Francis University in order to qualify for position.

    Apply online, then submit a letter of application, resume, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references to:  positions@francis.edu.

    Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. AA/EOE

  • Athletics

  • Assistant Coach, Strength and Conditioning- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by June 21, 2019 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University, a Division I member of the Northeast Conference invites applications for Assistant Coach, Strength & Conditioning.  The Assistant Coach is responsible to the Head Coach to assist with the daily operations within the Department of Athletics.

    The successful candidate must have a commitment to and responsibility for adhering to all rules and regulations of Saint Francis University, the NEC, and the NCAA.  In addition, the candidate must understand and actively support the mission of the Department of Athletics and Saint Francis University.

    Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree is preferred. NSCA CSCS, and/or CSCCa SCCC certification required.  Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills are essential. 

    Complete an online application, then submit letter of application, resume, and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to: positions@francis.edu

    Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.  AA/EOE

    Assistant Coach, Women's Soccer- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by July 5, 2019 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University, a Division I member of the Northeast Conference, invites applications for the full time position of Assistant Coach, Women’s Soccer. The Assistant Coach is directly responsible to the Head Coach to assist with the organization and direction of a Division I women’s soccer program. 

    Must have a commitment to and responsibility for adhering to all rules and regulations of Saint Francis University, the NEC, and the NCAA.

    Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred.  Coaching or playing experience at the Division I collegiate level preferred. 

    Complete an online application, then submit letter of application, resume, and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to: positions@francis.edu.

    Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.  AA/EOE

    Assistant Coach, Women's Swimming - Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received before July 5, 2019 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University, a Division I member of the Northeast Conference invites applications for Assistant Coach, Women’s Swimming. The Assistant Coach is responsible to the Head Coach to assist with the coordination of all aspects of a Division I Swimming program.  The successful candidate will assist the head coach in all aspects of the swimming and aquatic programs.  

    Candidate must have a commitment to and responsibility for adhering to all rules and regulations of Saint Francis University and the NCAA.  In addition, the candidate must understand and actively support the mission of the Department of Athletics and Saint Francis University

    Bachelor’s degree required. Intercollegiate swimming and coaching experience preferred.  Current certifications as appropriate for the position. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills are essential.  

    Complete an online application, then submit letter of application, resume, and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to: positions@francis.edu

    Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.  AA/EOE

    Assistant Coach, Women's Volleyball- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by June 7, 2019 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time Assistant Coach, Women’s Volleyball.  The Assistant Coach is directly responsible to the Head Coach, Women’s Volleyball to assist with aspects of a Division I volleyball program.  The Assistant Coach will assist with recruiting qualified student-athletes, operate within volleyball budget, schedule games with other intercollegiate teams, oversee conditioning and training programs, practices, and competitions, conduct on-campus clinics and summer camps.

    The successful candidate must have a commitment to and responsibility for adhering to all rules and regulations of Saint Francis University, the NEC, and the NCAA.  In addition, the candidate must understand and actively support the mission of the Department of Athletics and Saint Francis University.

    Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree is preferred.  Intercollegiate volleyball playing and coaching experience preferred.  Knowledge of scouting software (volleymetrics and datavolley), recruiting software (university athlete and jumpforward) preferred.  Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills are essential.  Knowledge and use of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel) and Google Suite’s is preferred.  

    Apply on line, then submit a letter of application, resume and names and addresses and phone numbers of three references to : positions@francis.edu

    Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.  AA/EOE.

    Assistant Director for Compliance and Student-Athlete Support Services - Reviewing Applications

    Search Status: Applications received by February 15, 2019 will receive primary consideration.


    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time 12-month Assistant Director for Compliance and Student-Athlete Academic Services in the Athletics Department.  The Assistant Director is directly responsible to the Deputy Director of Athletics/Senior Woman Administrator for maintaining a comprehensive compliance program and providing support services to prospective student and enrolled student-athletes


    The successful candidate must have a commitment to and responsibility for adhering to all rules and regulations of Saint Francis University, the Northeast Conference, and the NCAA.  In addition, the candidate must understand and actively support the mission of the Department of Athletics and Saint Francis University.


    Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred in a discipline that includes assessment. Proven experience in college athletics administration. Excellent oral, written, computer skills and interpersonal skills are necessary. Experience in NCAA Division I compliance required.  


    Apply on line, then submit a letter of application, resume and names and addresses and phone numbers of three references to: positions@francis.edu


    Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.  AA/EOE.

    Head Coach, Swimming/Director, Aquatics- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by March 25, 2019 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University, a Division I member of the Northeast Conference invites applications for Head Coach, Women's Swimming/Director of Aquatics.  The Head Coach//Director is responsible to the Director of Athletics or designee to coordinate all aspects of a Division I swimming program.  The Head Coach/Director is also responsible for the coordination of all aspects of a total aquatics program to include programs for students, faculty, staff and the community. 

    The successful candidate must have a commitment to and responsibility for adhering to all rules and regulations of Saint Francis University, the NEC, and the NCAA.  In addition, the candidate must understand and actively support the mission of the Department of Athletics and Saint Francis University.

    Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree is preferred. Intercollegiate swimming and coaching experience preferred.  Current certifications as appropriate for the position. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills are essential.  

    Complete an online application, then submit letter of application, resume, and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to: positions@francis.edu

    Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.  AA/EOE

    Head Coach, Women's Soccer- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by June 21, 2019 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University, a Division I member of the Northeast Conference invites applications for Head Coach, Women's Soccer.  The Head Coach is responsible to the Director of Athletics or designee to organize and direct a Division I soccer program.

    The successful candidate must have a commitment to and responsibility for adhering to all rules and regulations of Saint Francis University, the NEC, and the NCAA.  In addition, the candidate must understand and actively support the mission of the Department of Athletics and Saint Francis University.

    Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree is preferred. Intercollegiate soccer playing and coaching experience preferred.  Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills are essential.  

    Complete an online application, then submit letter of application, resume, and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to: positions@francis.edu

    Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.  AA/EOE

    Head Equipment Manager- Reviewing Applications

    Search Status: Applications received by February 15, 2019 will receive primary consideration.


    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full time 12-month Head Equipment Manager in the Department of Athletics.  The Head Equipment Manager is responsible to the Deputy Director of Athletics/SWA to manage all aspects of the equipment room for Division I intercollegiate athletic programs including, but limited to, equipment inventory, distribution, and receiving.


    The successful candidate must have a commitment to and responsibility for adhering to all rules and regulations of Saint Francis University, the Northeast Conference, and the NCAA.  In addition, the candidate must understand and actively support the mission of the Department of Athletics and Saint Francis University.


    Bachelor’s degree required. AEMA Certifications preferred. Excellent computer, organization, and communication skills are necessary.  


    Apply on line, then submit a letter of application, resume and names and addresses and phone numbers of three references to: positions@francis.edu


    Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.  AA/EOE.

    Graduate Assistant- M&W Track & Field, Cross Country- Accepting Applications

    Search Status: Application material received by June 23, 2019 will receive primary consideration. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

    Saint Francis University, a member of the NCAA Division I competing in the Northeast Conference, invites applications for the position of Graduate Assistant Coach- Men’s and Women’s Track & Field and Cross Country. 

    The Graduate Assistant Coach is directly responsible to the Head Coach to assist during practice and competition, with the primary responsibility of assisting with the endurance events and cross country.  

    The candidates must have a commitment to adhering to all rules and regulations of Saint Francis University, the Northeast Conference, and the NCAA.  In addition, the candidates must understand and actively support the mission of the Department of Athletics and Saint Francis University.

    Bachelor’s degree required. Intercollegiate competitive or coaching experience required in the sports of track & field and cross country required.  Specific expertise in the endurance events and/or cross country is required. Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills are essential.  Division I experience preferred.  

    Compensation for position is tuition remission in a Saint Francis University master's degree program, plus a stipend.  Candidates must be admitted into a master’s program at Saint Francis University in order to qualify for positions.  

    Apply online, then submit a letter of application, resume, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references to:  positions@francis.edu.

    Applications accepted until positions is filled.  Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff, and faculty; and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons 

    Graduate Assistant- Women's Bowling

    Saint Francis University invites applications for the following Graduate Assistant position in the Athletic Department:

    GA- Assistant Coach, Women’s Bowling

    Search Status:Application material received by March 23, 2018 will receive primary consideration.


    Saint Francis University, is a member of the NCAA Division I competing in the Northeast Conference. The candidates must have a commitment to adhering to all rules and regulations of Saint Francis University, the Northeast Conference, and the NCAA.  In addition, the candidates must understand and actively support the mission of the Department of Athletics and Saint Francis University.

    Bachelor’s degree required. Intercollegiate competitive or coaching experience required.  Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills are essential.  Division I experience preferred.  

    Compensation for position is tuition remission in a Saint Francis University master's degree program, plus a stipend.  Candidates must be admitted into a master’s program at Saint Francis University in order to qualify for positions.  

    Apply online at http://www.francis.edu/employment then submit a letter of application, resume, and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references to:  positions@francis.edu.

    Applications accepted until positions is filled.  Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff, and faculty; and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons 

  • Faculty 

  • Criminal Justice, Assistant Professor - Interviewing

    Search Status: Application material received by April 1, 2019 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications for a full-time, tenure track Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice in the Shields School of Business starting Fall of 2019.  This position teaches undergraduate courses in a traditional day school program requiring classroom instruction, as well as online teaching.  

    Minimum requirements are a master’s degree in criminal justice, criminology, or closely related field, with a strong preference for two to five years of successful employment in criminal justice or related area.  Ph.D. in Criminal Justice or Criminology or closely related area is preferred and required for tenure.  There is a clear expectation that a doctoral degree is either in hand or will be completed.  A record of highly effective teaching, scholarship, and service is expected. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with others is a must.  Willingness to serve on Shields School of Business and University Committees is required. 

    To apply, please fill out an online application and submit: (i) a cover letter, (ii) C.V., (iii) statement of teaching philosophy, (iv) statement of research interests/professional development plans, (v) unofficial transcripts, and (vi) names and contact information for three professional references to: positions@francis.edu.

    Saint Francis University is committed to the diversity of students, staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. AA/EOE.

    Nursing, BSN Faculty- Interviewing

    Search Status: Application material received before May 24, 2019 will receive primary consideration. 

    Saint Francis University invites applications from qualified candidates for a full-time faculty position to teach in the University’s Department of Nursing BSN Program. Full time faculty responsibilities include undergraduate clinical and theory instruction. In addition, the incumbent will participate in the University’s General education program, advise students, maintain scholarship and service activities, and assist in maintenance of CCNE accreditation status and State Board of Nursing compliance. 

    Requirements include a master’s degree in nursing from an accredited institution (doctoral degree preferred, or a specific plan to complete one within 4 years of appointment); Unencumbered current licensure in PA as a registered nurse , or eligible for licensure in PA;  strong background and experience in medical/surgical nursing along with maternal /child , pediatric or psychiatric clinical experience preferred; two years of recent clinical experience; proven track record of undergraduate teaching and curricular experience; excellent oral and written communication skills. Faculty rank contingent upon qualifications and teaching experience.

    Qualified candidates should complete an application, and email a letter of application, resume and references to: positions@francis.edu

    Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. AA/EOE.

    Nursing, Program Director, MSN/FNP- Interviewing

    Search Status: Application material received by May 15, 2019 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University invites applications from qualified candidates for a full-time faculty position to teach in the University’s Department of Nursing MSN Program. Full time faculty responsibilities include teaching responsibilities as assigned, coordinates academic, regulatory and clinical requirements, prepares and maintains self-study and accreditation, submits initial proposal and reports for CCNE and PA State Board of Nursing, and working knowledge of admissions for the coordination of all incoming student applications.

    Requirements include a master’s and doctorate degree in nursing from an accredited institution, or ability to complete a doctoral degree within 6 months of employment; Certification as FNP, 3 years nursing teaching experience in a MSN/FNP program; unencumbered RN license in PA or eligible for licensure in PA.  Applicant must also have experience in supervision of program evaluation, curriculum, accreditation maintenance, simulation lab coordination; implementation of standardized testing, and website maintenance.  Applicant must have knowledge in progression standards in relation to program progression and admission of students (traditional and transfer).  This position requires excellent communication and interpersonal skills.  Candidate should be able to demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in teaching service, and scholarship. Rank will be commensurate with credentials and experience.

    Qualified candidates should complete an application, and email a letter of application, resume and references to: positions@francis.edu

    Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. AA/EOE.

    Occupational Therapy, Assistant Professor- Interviewing

    Search Status: Application material received before May 3, 2019 will receive primary consideration.  INTERNAL CANDIDATES ONLY AT THIS TIME.

    The Occupational Therapy Faculty member is directly responsible to the Chairperson of the Department of Occupational Therapy.  He/she is responsible for development and maintenance of a caseload of teaching specific courses/modules within the Master of Occupational Therapy Curriculum.  In additions, the Occupational Therapy Faculty is active in student advisement, research, student clinical supervision and in the University’s General Education program.

    The successful candidate must be an Occupational Therapy Practitioner, certified by NBCOT, who has at least three years of practice experience and preferably two years of full-time teaching experience.  Candidate shall preferably hold a Doctorate degree, with consideration given to those with a Master’s degree.

    Qualified candidates should complete an application, and email a letter of application, resume and references to: positions@francis.edu

    Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. AA/EOE.

    Physical Therapy, Assistant Professor - Reviewing Applications/Interviewing

    Search Status: Application material received by April 19, 2019 will receive primary consideration.

    Saint Francis University in Loretto, Pennsylvania invites applications for a full-time, 12 month faculty position in their entry-level Doctoral program.  The Department of Physical Therapy is seeking a dynamic and dedicated individual interested in teaching in the program’s progressive curriculum.  Teaching load will be developed in the candidate’s area(s) of expertise.  This position includes teaching, service, and scholarship responsibilities with primary teaching opportunities available in anatomy and neurologic or musculoskeletal content.

    The successful candidate will engage in research, which may be through the Human Performance Laboratory or Center for Rehabilitation in the DiSepio Institute for Rural Health and Wellness.  Faculty participates in service to the university, student advisement, and is encouraged to be involved in community outreach activities.  Faculty clinical practice opportunities are available through the on-campus Center for Rehabilitation.

    The successful candidate will hold a doctoral degree in Physical Therapy (DPT).  The candidate should hold, or provide proof of eligibility for, licensure in Pennsylvania, with 3-5 years of clinical experience.  Preferred qualifications include: a physical therapist with a terminal doctoral degree (PhD, EdD, DSc, or equivalent) or who is completing a doctoral degree; prior university level teaching experience; active APTA membership: and expertise in anatomy and a clinical certified specialist in neurology or orthopedics.  

    Apply online, and submit letter of application; Curriculum Vitae; and names, addresses and phone numbers of three references to: positions@francis.edu

    For more information related to this position, please contact Dr. Peg Calvert, Chair of the Search Committee.  She may be reached at pcalvert@francis.edu.

    Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.  AA/EOE


    Psychology, Visiting Assistant Professor- Reviewing Applications/Interviewing

    Search Status: Application material received by May 10, 2019 will receive primary consideration, but the position will remain open until filled.

    Saint Francis University is a liberal arts institution with over 23 Division I athletic teams, university bands, cheerleading and dance team.  The psychology department invites applications for a 1-year visiting position at the Assistant Professor level.  This  position is open to applicants who specialize in one of the following areas: Social Psychology, Health Psychology, Clinical Psychology or Counseling psychology.  Successful applicants will begin fall 2019. Primary teaching responsibilities could include a combination of the following undergraduate courses: Social psychology, Personality, Abnormal  psychology, Clinical and Counseling psychology,  or Introductory psychology.  The successful candidate will be expected to teach 12 credits per semester (fall and spring), with the exact courses determined on areas of expertise. 

    Applicants should have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching, use of active pedagogies, multicultural education, and departmental and university governance.   Interest in involving undergraduate psychology majors in community-based research or internship supervision is preferred. The Saint Francis University Psychology department has a strong track record in mentoring students for entry into graduate programs and for immediate post-graduate employment.  SFU Psychology faculty members also have the opportunity to participate in various other curricular and co-curricular programs, including an interdisciplinary Social Responsibility Minor, interdisciplinary Neuroscience Minor, interdisciplinary Rural Cancer Survivorship Research Center, DiSepio Institute for Rural Health and Wellness, and the SFU general education program.

    Qualifications include a Ph.D. in Psychology or a Psy.D. (qualified ABD’s will be considered). 

    To apply, fill out an online application and submit a (i) letter of application, (ii) C.V., (iii) one-page statement of teaching philosophy, (iv) a brief statement of research interest (v) unofficial transcripts  and (vi) three current letters of recommendation to  positions@francis.edu
     
    Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. AA/EOE.

    Engineering, Post Doctoral Fellowship

    Search Status: Screening begins June 21, 2019  and will continue until the position is filled.  The position is to start August 1, 2019.

     

    A full-time Postdoctoral Fellow position is available in support of the Center for Watershed Research & Service (CWRS) and Engineering programs at Saint Francis University.  The position will entail:

     

    • Research in support of the faculty and mission of CWRS (http://francis.edu/center-for-watershed-research-and-service/).  Existing research programs are interdisciplinary and include:
      • Water quality impacts and protection in Appalachia and Highland Bolivia
      • Co-treatment of municipal wastewater and acid mine drainage
      • Limiting nutrient runoff from agricultural practices
      • Treatment of contaminants of emerging concern
      • Wastewater management and treatment from oil and gas development
      • Microbial fuel cells and related technologies
      • Sustainable passive treatment of acid mine drainage
      • Other Ecological Engineering solutions for water quality improvement

     

    • Teaching one course per semester related to environmental engineering with our unique approach of real research and service blended into the classroom.

     

    • Other related activities:
      • Extension work in service of regional watershed restoration/protection nonprofit organizations
      • Authoring peer-reviewed manuscripts and presenting at national/international conferences
      • Mentoring undergraduate interns and researchers
      • Grant-writing in support of CWRS

     

    The balance of the aforementioned activities will be tailored to skill set of the successful applicant.  They will be overseen and closely mentored by Drs. Travis Tasker and Rachel Wagner to achieve the research, teaching, extension, and grant-writing productivity necessary for maximal professional development.

     

    This opportunity is open to applicants from all relevant engineering and science disciplines. We especially encourage applications from those with backgrounds in ecological, environmental, and biological engineering as well as environmental chemistry/science/microbiology, applied ecology, hydrology, biogeochemistry, and other related fields.

     

    Saint Francis University was founded in 1847 and is the oldest Franciscan institute of higher learning in the United States.  A small Catholic liberal arts university set in the Laurel Highlands of central PA, opportunities for outdoor recreation abound (kayaking, hiking, sailing, mountain-biking, fishing, etc.).  The University is located in the village of Loretto, which is 1 hour East of Pittsburgh and 3-4 hours West of Washington D.C., Baltimore, and Philadelphia.

     

    CWRS was founded in 2012 with funding from the Foundation for Pennsylvania Watersheds.  Its mission is to provide expert assistance and manpower to amplify the watershed restoration efforts of domestic and international nonprofit organizations and to advance the science of watershed restoration. 

     

    To apply, complete an application , then email letter of application,  C.V., statement of teaching philosophy, undergraduate research/consulting/service plans, official transcripts, and a list of three references to:  positions@francis.edu.

     

    Saint Francis University is committed to diversity of students, staff, and faculty, and encourages applications from historically underrepresented individuals, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. AA/EOE