Assistant Professor of the Practice

Villanova University
January 22, 2023
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Posting Number: 2022979F

Position Title: Assistant Professor of the Practice Position Type: Faculty Location: Villanova, PA Recruitment Type: Work Schedule: full-time/9-months Department: 576-Dean, Professional Studies Position Summary:

The College of Professional Studies (CPS) at Villanova University invites applicants for the position of Assistant Professor of the Practice or Assistant Teaching Professor. The intended start date for this position is Fall 2023.

The College is currently comprised of approximately 165 adjunct faculty and two full-time non-tenure track faculty. The College of Professional Studies (CPS) offers four undergraduate degrees, including a Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies (BIS), a Bachelor of Arts (BA), an Associate of Arts (AA), and an Associate of Science (AS), as well as post-baccalaureate and undergraduate, credit-bearing certificates and a rich portfolio of professional, non-credit-bearing education in areas such as Leadership, Business Process Improvement, Lean Six Sigma, Project Management, and many others. CPS offers additional degrees and programs in partnership with other units at the University.

Flexibility is a key consideration for adult students working toward a degree or certificate. CPS provides adults with a rigorous Villanova education that can be customized to meet each student's individual needs. Online, on-campus and hybrid programs make it possible for adult students to balance educational and professional aspirations with life's commitments. And with a faculty comprised of academics and expert industry practitioners, our students benefit from countless years of real-world experience.

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University's mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University's mission and values.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Primary teaching responsibilities include teaching on-campus and online courses within the multidisciplinary course offerings of the College of Professional Studies in both the credit and professional education (non- credit) space. The teaching load for the position is four courses per semester. A course reduction for administrative work or course/new program development may be offered for Fall and Spring semesters.

Minimum Qualifications:

PhD or other terminal degree is highly preferred; Master's degree required. Evidence of teaching effectiveness both in-person and online, and a demonstrated commitment to building classroom environments and campus communities that are inclusive, equitable, and diverse. Academic areas of expertise desired include Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Information Technology, Human Resources, Organizational Development, and related areas. Experience with developing and delivering corporate or workplace training is highly desirable.

Preferred Qualifications: Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours: Special Message to Applicants:

Applications are to be submitted through PeopleAdmin , available at https: // The application should include:

  • Cover letter indicating statement of career goals
  • Undergraduate and graduate transcripts
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Names of three (3) references
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Syllabus (under “other document”)
  • Statement of contribution to the University's mission. Link to the mission can be found here: https: //
  • Statement of contribution to the University's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion commitments. Link to these commitments can be found here: https: //
  • Documents that cannot be submitted electronically should be sent to Fr. David Cregan OSA, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair, Associate Dean of the College of Professional Studies, Villanova University, Vasey Hall 107a, 800 Lancaster Avenue, Villanova PA 19085-1699. All material must be received by January 22. Questions about the position can be directed to Fr. David Cregan, OSA at [email protected].

    Posting Date: 01/13/2023 Closing Date (11:59pm ET): 01/22/2023 Salary Posting Information:


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