The Catholic University of America

 

School/Department

Title

School of Arts & Sciences
Department of Biology
Assistant
Tenure Track
School of Arts & Sciences
Department of Biology
Clinical Assistant
School of Arts & Sciences
Department of English
Assistant
Tenure Track
School of Arts & Sciences
Department of Mathematics
Clinical Instructor
School of Arts & Sciences
Department of Modern Languages & Literatures
Assistant
Tenure Track
School of Arts & Sciences
Department of Modern Languages & Literatures
Assistant
Tenure Track
School of Arts & Sciences
Department of Modern Languages & Literatures
Clinical Assistant
Benjamin T. Rome School of Music Assistant
Tenure Track
Benjamin T. Rome School of Music Assistant
Tenure Track
National Catholic School of Social Service Assistant
Tenure Track
School of Nursing Associate
Tenure Track
School of Philosophy
Fr. Kurt Pritzl Chair
Ordinary
Tenured

 

Assistant Professor - Tenure Track
School of Arts & Sciences - Department of Biology
The Department of Biology has a tenure-track opening at the level of ASSISTANT PROFESSOR in the areas including, but not limited to neurobiology, cancer biology or immunology, with particular emphasis on integrating basic research and translational research to solve problems in fields such as infectious disease, biotechnology or clinical medicine. Applications are sought from candidates using multifaceted mechanistic approaches to study an important problem. The successful candidate will join a collegial research-oriented department that offers undergraduate and graduate (M.S. and Ph.D.) programs. The new faculty member is expected to pursue an extramurally-funded research program and teach cell biology and develop specialty courses for graduate students. Information about the Department and faculty research interests can be found at: http://biology.cua.edu.
 
Please email or mail CV, statement of research and teaching interests, and three letters of reference to: Dr. Pamela Tuma (tuma@cua.edu), Department of Biology, 103 McCort Ward Bldg, The Catholic University of America, 620 Michigan Avenue NE, Washington, DC 20064. Applications will be reviewed as they are received but should be submitted by November 30, 2014.
 
CUA is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer. The Catholic University of America was founded in the name of the Catholic Church and maintains a unique relationship with it. The University's operations, policies and activities reflect this foundation and relationship and are conducted in accordance with its stated mission. Regardless of their religious or denominational affiliation, all employees are expected to respect and support the University's mission in the fulfillment of their responsibilities and obligations appropriate to their appointment.
 
Clinical Assistant Professor
School of Arts & Sciences - Department of Biology
The Biology Department has an opening for the Director of its M.S. and Ph.D. Programs in Clinical Laboratory Science. The successful candidate will develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses, establish collaborations with hospitals/research institutions, and advise and recruit students. Candidates are encouraged but not required to maintain a research program in clinical laboratory science. This is a non-tenure track faculty position primarily aimed at continuing and expanding the development of the current programs. We seek candidates with a Ph.D. degree who are innovative and have a broad-based knowledge of clinical laboratory science and a strong track record of research accomplishments.
 
Please mail or email CV, statement of career interests, and three letters of reference to Dr. Ekaterina Nestorovich (nestorovich@cua.edu), Department of Biology, G5 McCort Ward Bldg, The Catholic University of America, 620 Michigan Ave NE, Washington, DC 20064. Applications will be reviewed as they are received but should be submitted by November 30, 2014.
 
CUA is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer. The Catholic University of America was founded in the name of the Catholic Church and maintains a unique relationship with it. The University's operations, policies and activities reflect this foundation and relationship and are conducted in accordance with its stated mission. Regardless of their religious or denominational affiliation, all employees are expected to respect and support the University's mission in the fulfillment of their responsibilities and obligations appropriate to their appointment.
 
Assistant Professor - Tenure Track
School of Arts & Sciences - Department of English
The Department of English at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. seeks to make an appointment at the assistant professor level for a scholar of high and late medieval English literature, preferably with expertise in a second research field and interest in interdisciplinary studies. The department specializes in literary history and aesthetics, and is interested in candidates whose research is deeply invested in these approaches. The appointee is expected to contribute to the work of the English Department as well as of the Center for Medieval and Byzantine Studies. Ph.D. expected at time of appointment. Information about the departments and their programs is available at http://english.cua.edu/ and http://mbs.cua.edu. Send letter of application, C.V., three letters of reference, and chapter length writing sample via InterfolioByCommittee. Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2015. For inquiries about the search, contact Ernest Suarez, Chair of English, at suarez@cua.edu.
 
The Catholic University of America is the national university of the Catholic Church and was founded as a center of research and scholarship. We seek candidates who, regardless of their religious affiliation, understand and will make a significant contribution to the university’s mission and goals. CUA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
Clinical Instructor
School of Arts & Sciences - Department of Mathematics
The Department of Mathematics at The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC, invites applications for a position at the rank of Clinical Instructor starting August 2015. Applicants must have a Master’s degree in Mathematics or Statistics and at least two years teaching experience. A clinical appointment is full-time and benefits-eligible; the initial appointment is for one year but may be renewed.  The ideal candidate for this position will bring enthusiasm and proven teaching excellence to contribute to current department efforts to provide innovative instruction in undergraduate Math instruction. Candidates will be expected to teach four courses per semester, including probability and statistics for social sciences, pre-calculus, mathematics for liberal arts, and calculus. Instructors will be expected to hold regular office hours and contribute to some departmental service.
 
Applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitaeand names and email addresses of two or more references (who can address teaching) to: Chair, Department of Mathematics, The Catholic University of America, 207 McMahon Hall, 620 Michigan Avenue N.E., Washington D.C. 20064 or Bhutani@cua.edu.  The department will begin reviewing applications immediately and continue until an appointment is made.
 
CUA is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer.  The Catholic University of America was founded in the name of the Catholic Church and maintains a unique relationship with it.  The University’s operations, policies and activities reflect this foundation and relationship and are conducted in accordance with its stated mission. Regardless of their religious or denominational affiliation, all employees are expected to respect and support the University’s mission in the fulfillment of their responsibilities and obligations appropriate to their appointment.
 
Assistant Professor - Tenure Track
School of Arts & Sciences - Department of Modern Languages & Literatures (German Studies)
The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC, seeks applicants for a tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor of German Studies to begin August 2015.
 
The area of expertise is open. A focus in cross-cultural or multicultural studies is desirable. Applicants must be able to demonstrate and document a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and co-curricular activities to help us further grow our minor and major in German Studies and our interdisciplinary program in European Studies.
 
Native or near-native fluency in German and English is essential. Ph.D. in German in hand at time of appointment. Applicants should bring experience and credentials of excellence in teaching at the college level from a North American university and commitment to an ongoing and productive research program. The teaching load is five courses per year.
 
Upload a letter of application, C.V., and 3 letters of recommendation through Interfolio BYCOMMITTEE. Questions may be directed to Dr. Margaret Ann Kassen, Interim Chair (kassen@cua.edu). Review of applications will begin on December 1. The first round of interviews will be conducted via Skype in mid- December. CUA is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer.
 
The Catholic University of America was founded in the name of the Catholic Church and maintains a unique relationship with it. The University's operations, policies and activities reflect this foundation and relationship and are conducted in accordance with its stated mission. Regardless of their religious or denominational affiliation, all employees are expected to respect and support the University's mission in the fulfillment of their responsibilities and obligations appropriate to their appointment.
 
Assistant Professor - Tenure Track
School of Arts & Sciences - Department of Modern Languages & Literatures (Hispanic Studies)
The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC, seeks applicants for a tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor of Hispanic Studies to begin August 2015.
 
We are looking to hire a colleague with teaching and research interests in 19th- through 21st- century Latin America, with a specialization in at least one of the following areas: Southern Cone, Andean, and/or Caribbean literatures and cultures. Transatlantic and interdisciplinary (particularly film and visual studies) approaches are preferred. The ideal candidate will be able to teach a broad variety of courses in language, literature, and culture at the undergraduate level. Also, s/he must have demonstrated ability to teach graduate courses and supervise graduate work on modern and contemporary Latin American narrative.
 
Successful candidates should bring credentials of excellence in teaching and commitment to an ongoing and productive research program. We expect our new colleague to contribute experience and energy to our growing undergraduate and graduate (M.A. / Ph.D.) programs, and be actively involved in our newly revised interdisciplinary Program in Latin American and Latino Studies.
 
Native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English is essential. Ph.D. in Spanish in hand at time of appointment. The teaching load is five courses per year at the undergraduate and graduate level.
Please upload a letter of application, CV, and three letters of recommendation through Interfolio ByCommittee. For questions, contact Dr. Margaret Ann Kassen, Interim Chair (kassen@cua.edu). Review of applications to begin on December 1.  Interviews will be conducted via Skype in mid-December.
 
CUA is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer. The Catholic University of America was founded in the name of the Catholic Church and maintains a unique relationship with it.  The University’s operations, policies and activities reflect this foundation and relationship and are conducted in accordance with its stated mission. Regardless of their religious or denominational affiliation, all employees are expected to respect and support the University’s mission in the fulfillment of their responsibilities and obligations appropriate to their appointment.
 
Clinical Assistant Professor
School of Arts & Sciences - Department of Modern Languages & Literatures (French)
The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC invites applications for the position of Clinical Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies (non-tenure track), starting August 2015. 
 
Two-year renewable contract with competitive salary and benefits. Responsibilities include full-time teaching (4:4), coordination of beginning and intermediate level language courses, advising, active participation in French and departmental events, and service on departmental committees. 
 
Applicants must have native or near-native fluency in French and Ph. D. in hand at time of appointment. Area of specialization open. Special consideration given to candidates with training in language acquisition and technology-enhanced language instruction. Ability to teach French for Business strongly preferred. The ideal candidate will bring enthusiasm and proven teaching excellence to provide innovative instruction along with a strong sense of commitment to building our undergraduate program and our interdisciplinary program in European Studies. 
 
Send letter of application, CV and 3 letters of recommendation through Interfolio BYCOMMITTEE. For questions, contact Dr. Margaret Ann Kassen, Acting Chair (kassen@cua.edu). Review of applications to begin on December 1. Interviews will be conducted by Skype. CUA is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer.
 
The Catholic University of America was founded in the name of the Catholic Church and maintains a unique relationship with it. The University’s operations, policies and activities reflect this foundation and relationship and are conducted in accordance with its stated mission. Regardless of their religious or denominational affiliation, all employees are expected to respect and support the University’s mission in the fulfillment of their responsibilities and obligations appropriate to their appointment.
 
Assistant Professor - Tenure Track
Benjamin T. Rome School of Music
The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music at The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in violin at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning August 2015.  We seek a distinguished performer and teacher of violin with an established record of excellence in college-level teaching and professional performance. Position duties include regional and national recruiting for maintaining a studio of graduate and undergraduate violin students, teaching lessons for undergraduate and graduate students, courses such as Orchestral Literature for Strings and String Pedagogy, and serving on various performance, audition and jury committees as needed, as well as advising when needed. An earned doctorate in violin performance or the equivalent in professional experience is required.
 
Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three current letters of reference to be received no later than February 16, 2015.  Please do not submit recordings at this time; supporting materials will be solicited from a short list of candidates at a later date.
 
Applicants should submit the hard-copy letter of application, CV, and letters of reference to:
 
Violin Faculty Search
c/o Office of the Dean
Benjamin T. Rome School of Music
620 Michigan Ave. NE
Washington DC 20064
 
As the preeminent center for music study in US Catholic higher education, The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music is recognized for perpetuating the Church's historical role in uplifting the human spirit through the arts.  The Catholic University of America is the national university of the Catholic Church and was founded as a center of research and scholarship. We seek candidates who, regardless of their religious affiliation, understand and will make a significant contribution to the university’s mission and goals. CUA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. 
 
Inquiries should be directed to Brian Rice, Assistant to the Dean, at ricebr@cua.edu.
 
Assistant Professor - Tenure Track
Benjamin T. Rome School of Music
The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music at The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC, invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Music Theory, with additional responsibilities in teaching woodwinds or brass instruments or with Wind Ensemble, at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 2015.  We seek a scholar with significant publication record or potential for future publications in music theory who also has extensive experience in performance and teaching of wind instrument(s).  Position duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate music theory courses; advising as needed, and recruitment and teaching of wind instruments or conducting wind ensemble; committees and other service commensurate with rank.  Applicants with demonstrated experience and/or training in woodwind or brass performance are especially desirable.
Applicants must have a completed doctorate (e.g., Ph.D. Music Theory or DMA Wind Conducting or Wind performance) by August 2015. Candidates with at least two years of full-time teaching experience in both music theory and winds or conducting at the university level are strongly preferred. 
Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three current letters of reference to be received no later than February 16, 2015.  Please do not submit writing samples at this time: supporting materials will be solicited from a short list of candidates at a later date.
 
Applicants should submit a hard-copy letter of application, CV, and letters of reference to:
 
Music Theory and Winds Search Committee
Office of the Dean
Benjamin T. Rome School of Music
620 Michigan Ave. NE
Washington DC 20064
 
As the preeminent Catholic center for music study in this country, The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music is recognized for perpetuating the Church's historical role in uplifting the human spirit through the arts.  The Catholic University of America is the national university of the Catholic Church and was founded as a center of research and scholarship. We seek candidates who, regardless of their religious affiliation, understand and will make a significant contribution to the university’s mission and goals. CUA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. 
 
Inquiries should be directed to Dr. Brian Rice, Assistant to the Dean, at ricebr@cua.edu.
 
Assistant Professor - Tenure Track
National Catholic School of Social Service
Derived from the mission of The Catholic University of America and that of the social work profession, the mission of the National Catholic School of Social Service is to educate students from diverse faiths and cultures, who, in their professional endeavors, will embody the values of social justice, service, and scholarship. This mission is grounded in the justice and charity foundation of Catholic social teachings and the tradition of a modern university that welcomes all forms of human inquiry.
 
In 1918, the National Catholic School of Social Service was founded by the Catholic Church in the United States to provide a Catholic response to social problems in society. Today the school, fully accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, provides a master’s degree in social work.  The doctoral program, established in 1934, is the third oldest social work doctoral program in the world. An undergraduate degree program was established in 1969 through the university’s School of Arts and Sciences; in 2008, this program was transferred to NCSSS and the degree changed to a BSW. Since 1996, NCSSS has collaborated with CUA’s   Metropolitan College to encourage non-traditional undergraduate students to pursue social work. Today, NCSSS is ranked 53rd in the US News and World Report’s top schools of social work. Excellence in scholarship, education, and service by NCSSS faculty is a hallmark of the school.
 
Essential Duties: Teach courses across programs and curriculum; provide documentation of teaching experience in social work with expertise in advanced generalist courses (i.e. clinical interventions, theories of human behavior, social policy, and evaluation of social work practice); collaborate in the development of research projects and grants among vulnerable populations; serve on school and university committees; and perform other duties as assigned.
 
Qualifications: MSW and PhDin Social Work, with two years documented post-MSW employment in social work practice with eligibility for licensure at the independent level; evidence of teaching experience in social work with a preference for a strong background in clinical social work and an emphasis on advanced practice theory and practice, and practice evaluation; previous research agenda in these areas is also preferred.
 
Mission Statement.  Applicants are urged to review the University Mission Statement on our website:  http://www.cua.edu/about-cua/mission-statement.cfm Please understand that as the search progresses, candidates will be expected to provide a written statement reflecting how their academic and professional goals fit with the mission of the university, with particular attention to Catholic intellectual tradition.
 
The Catholic University of America is the national university of the Catholic Church and was founded as a center of research and scholarship. We seek candidates who, regardless of their religious affiliation, understand and will make a significant contribution to the university’s mission and goals.
 
Criminal Background checks.  Applicant finalists who are being considered for employment will be asked by a consumer reporting agency to provide background information that will be considered by the university in the final evaluation of potential hires.  An offer of employment will be contingent upon the successful passing of the criminal investigation check.  Finalist candidates will be asked to sign a Disclosure and Authorization Form authorizing a consumer reporting agency to obtain the background information.  
 
Interested and qualified candidates, please submit a CUA Application for Employment, cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and telephone numbers of 3 professional references to: Dean Will C. Rainford, The Catholic University of America, NCSSS, 620 Michigan Avenue, Washington, DC 20064. You may also apply by e-mail to: rainford@cua.edu or by fax to: (202) 319-5092. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
 
Associate Professor - Tenure Track
School of Nursing
The Catholic University of America (CUA), School of Nursing (SON) invites applications for a full-time, 8.5-month, benefits-eligible tenured/tenure-track Associate Professor position.The faculty member will engage in active research and scholarship in their area of concentration, classroom instruction at the graduate/doctoral level and professional, school, and university service. The faculty will be expected to: 1.Teach at the graduate/doctoral level; 2. Advise and guide student projects and research; 3. Guide and mentor junior faculty particularly with scholarship by facilitating research and publications; 4. Maintain a program of research; 5. Facilitate interdisciplinary collaboration among university and external researchers; and 6. Serve as Chair and member of SON committees and as SON liaison on university committees.
 
Minimum Qualifications: Earned research doctorate (PhD or equivalent), experience in teaching at the graduate level, professional experience commensurate with the rank of associate professor, academic administrative experience, leadership and management ability, record of scholarly achievement including funded research, excellent communication skills, proven ability to mentor junior faculty, and demonstrated ability to function effectively in large, complex organization and to work collaboratively and productively with individuals and groups.
 
The SON is CCNE accredited and has over 750 students enrolled in BSN, MSN, DNP, and PhD programs. Our MSN, DNP, and PhD programs are also offered on-line. Moreover, The Catholic University of America boasts a beautiful campus in the heart of Washington DC, the nation’s capital, a center of health care, higher education, culture, and history.
 
How to Apply: Interested applicants should e-mail a letter of application, a curriculum vitae and two letters of recommendation to Dr. Petra Goodman, Chair of the Search Committee, School of Nursing, at goodmanp@cua.edu. The school will begin reviewing applications immediately and continue until an appointment is made.
 
CUA is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer. The Catholic University of America was founded in the name of the Catholic Church and maintains a unique relationship with it. The University’s operations, policies and activities reflect this foundation and relationship and are conducted in accordance with its stated mission. Regardless of their religious or denominational affiliation, all employees are expected to respect and support the University’s mission in the fulfillment of their responsibilities and obligations appropriate to their appointment. To inquire about the University’s affirmative action policies, please contact Director, Employee Relations, 170 Leahy Hall, 620 Michigan Avenue, Washington, D.C. 20064, tel. (202) 319-6594.
 
Ordinary Professor - Tenured
School of Philosophy - Father Kurt Pritzl Chair
The School of Philosophy is seeking applications from, or nominations of, qualified candidates for its Father Kurt Pritzl Chair in Philosophy. 
 
Area of Specialization is open. Candidates should be outstanding within their fields and qualify at the rank of Ordinary (Full) Professor. 
 
CUA was founded in the name of the Catholic Church as a national university and a center of research and scholarship, and the School, which is canonically established as an Ecclesiastical Faculty, seeks candidates who will make a significant contribution to its distinctive mission and goals (http://www.cua.edu/about-cua/mission-statement.cfm). AAE/EO. Salary competitive. Direct inquiries to John C. McCarthy, Dean, School of Philosophy, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC 20064 or CUA-DEANPHIL@cua.edu .