Rockhurst University Careers – Staff Job Openings

Welcome to Rockhurst University’s Careers page, showcasing current faculty job openings. Get ready for a rewarding career in higher education.

This employment opportunities page is for faculty positions and will be updated as jobs become available and are filled. Career opportunities below are only for full-time faculty or full-time visiting faculty positions. If you are interested in adjunct positions, please contact the appropriate academic department.

We do not accept unsolicited resumes. If you would like to submit your cover letter and resume in response to a position you see listed within our job openings below, please reference the title of the job listing for which you are applying and follow the instructions indicated in the job advertisement. You may also send materials to the following address:

Rockhurst University
Attn: Human Resources
1100 Rockhurst Road
Kansas City, MO 64110

Resumes that do not identify the position for which the candidate is applying will not be considered. Thank you for your interest in a career at Rockhurst University. Rockhurst University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The job listings below are the current faculty employment opportunities at Rockhurst University.

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Adjunct Instructor – Exercise and Sport Science

Rockhurst University seeks an adjunct instructor beginning Fall, 2017 to teach a 3-credit senior-level undergraduate course, EXS 4310 Exercise, Health and Chronic Disease Prevention on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30-5:45 p.m.

 

Requirements: Instructor must have Master’s degree (or higher) in Exercise Science (or an equivalent degree) or a master’s degree and at least 18 graduate hours in Exercise Science; prior college teaching experience preferred. Send cover letter, a list of three references, and curriculum vitae to: Dr. Janet Kupperman, Chair, Exercise and Sport Science Department, College of Health and Human Services, Rockhurst University, 1100 Rockhurst Road, Kansas City, MO 64110 or email janet.kupperman@rockhurst.edu. Rockhurst University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Tenure-track

The Department of Mathematics at Rockhurst University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in August 2017. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics. Candidates with the experience necessary to teach a range of probability and statistics courses are particularly encouraged to apply. Candidates must have a strong commitment to actively engaging students in the learning process through innovative teaching practices. In addition, candidates will demonstrate an interest in engaging students in undergraduate research and using technology to enhance student learning. Teaching responsibilities will include the full range of undergraduate courses and are equivalent to 18 credit hours per year.

Application Procedure: Applications should be submitted on-line at http://www.mathjobs.org and include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness, a summary of research interests with explicit examples of projects that could accommodate students, and three letters of recommendation among which two must address the candidate’s teaching and at least one must address ways in which the candidate has shown initiative.

Only complete applications will be considered. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.

Rockhurst University, a Catholic, Jesuit University, is located in the cultural and artistic center of the racially and ethnically diverse Kansas City, Missouri metropolitan area.  Rockhurst is an institution focused on learning, leadership and service and has been ranked among the top regional universities in the Midwest by U.S. News and World Report.

Rockhurst is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We value diversity and demonstrate this in campus initiatives.  For more information, please visit our website at www.rockhurst.edu

 

Biology Adjunct Position

The Biology Department is looking for adjunct faculty to teach in Anatomy and Physiology laboratories and General Biology laboratories. Please send a current CV to the department chair, Dr. Laura Salem, at laura.salem@rockhurst.edu

Chemistry Department Adjunct Position

The Chemistry Department is looking for adjunct faculty to teach laboratory classes in General Chemistry, Principles of General Chemistry, and Organic Chemistry  in Fall 2017, and General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, and Analytical Chemistry in Spring 2018.  Please send a current CV to the department chair, Dr. Petia Bobadova, at petia.bobadova@rockhurst.edu.

History Department Adjunct Position

The Department of History is looking for adjunct faculty to teach Survey of Western Civilization II in Fall 2017.  Please send a current CV and names of one or two references familiar with your teaching to the department chair, Dr. Faith Childress, at faith.childress@rockhurst.edu.

Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Occupational Therapy Education

Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Occupational Therapy Education

The Search Committee invites applications for an 11 month tenure track Assistant Professor in Occupational Therapy Education which is located in the College of Health and Human Services.   The College has 5 academic departments including Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Education and Exercise and Sport Science. 

Responsibilities of this tenure track position include teaching, collaborating with the Academic Fieldwork Coordinator on various fieldwork assignments, advising students, engaging in scholarship and involvement in university, department and professional service.

Required: The candidate must:

•             Have a doctoral degree from an accredited university in occupational therapy or related degree or have made significant progress towards a doctoral degree

•             Be eligible for OT licensure in Missouri

•             Have at least 3 years clinical experience in adult and/or geriatric rehabilitation

•             Have a demonstrated record of continued professional development

•             Have excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills

 

Preferred: The candidate will:

•             Have teaching experience at the university level

•             Have a demonstrated record of scholarship

•             Have an understanding of and appreciation for the Jesuit tradition and for Catholic higher education

 

Rockhurst University is a Catholic, Jesuit university serving 3,000 students in the business and cultural heart of Kansas City. As one of 28 Jesuit universities and colleges in the U.S., Rockhurst is part of the largest network of independent higher education institutions in the nation. The Jesuit tradition ensures that Rockhurst graduates are prepared to lead, shape and change the world around us.  The Jesuit tradition focuses on individual dignity, social justice, leadership, and service across the undergraduate and graduate curricula.

Interested candidates should provide a letter of interest and a current CV.  Applications will be reviewed after electronic submission.  The deadline date is January 6th 2017 and submissions are to be sent to Mylene.Schriner@rockhurst.edu.  Questions or inquiries about the position should be directed to Rockhurst University Human Resources at 816-501-4583 or Mylene Schriner, chair of OT search committee at 816-501-2374.  All materials must be received by January 15, 2017.  Rockhurst University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and uses E-verify.

Tenure-Track Assistant Psychology Professor

The Department of Psychology at Rockhurst University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in social cognitive psychology beginning August 2017. 

The successful candidate will provide evidence of excellence in teaching and will be an active scholar capable of developing a research program that involves undergraduate students. Standard teaching load is 18 credit hours (3 courses each in fall and spring).

A PhD in Psychology must be completed by time of appointment (ABDs with a documented plan of completion by appointment date will be considered).  Candidates will be expected to teach Introduction to Psychology, either Research Methods or Experimental Methods, Statistics, and courses in their areas of specialization. 

The Department of Psychology is located in the College of Arts and Sciences, and consists of 8 tenured faculty members representing most major areas of psychology. The Department is the second largest in the college, graduating an average of 70-80 students each year.

Application deadline is December 5, 2016. To apply, please send letter of application, curriculum vitae, 3 letters of recommendation (at least one addressing teaching) sent directly from the recommenders, statement of teaching philosophy that clearly articulates a commitment to liberal arts education, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a description of research interests (especially collaborative student/faculty research), and relevant reprints to Dr. Jennifer Oliver, Chair, Psychology Department, Rockhurst University, 1100 Rockhurst Rd., Kansas City, MO 64110.

Rockhurst University is a Catholic, Jesuit University serving 3,000 graduate and undergraduate students in the business and cultural heart of Kansas City. As one of 28 Jesuit universities and colleges in the U.S., Rockhurst is part of the largest network of independent higher education institutions in the nation.  The Jesuit tradition ensures that Rockhurst graduates are prepared to lead, shape, and change the world around them. Rockhurst University has been ranked among the top regional universities in the Midwest by U.S. News and World Report.

Visiting Assistant Professor-Director of Theatre Program

The Department of Communication and Fine Arts at Rockhurst University invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor of theatre beginning in August 2017. Applicants must have a MFA or Ph.D. in  Theatre with demonstrated record of experience in acting, directing and technical theatre. This position will teach a variety of courses including introduction to theatre arts, acting, directing and technical theatre (two courses per semester) as well as directing two productions during the academic year. This position requires administration and supervision of the theatre program including production of the theatre season.

Application Procedure: Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae/resume, summary reports of teaching evaluations, contact information for three references, and other supporting materials by April 9, 2017 to pete.bicak@rockhurst.edu.

Only complete applications will be considered. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Employment offers are contingent on the satisfactory outcome of a standard background screening.

Rockhurst University, a Catholic, Jesuit University, is located in the cultural and artistic center of the racially and ethnically diverse Kansas City, Missouri metropolitan area.  Rockhurst is an institution focused on learning, leadership and service and has been ranked among the top regional universities in the Midwest by U.S. News and World Report.

Rockhurst is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We value diversity and demonstrate this in campus initiatives.  For more information, please visit our website at www.rockhurst.edu