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Instructional Faculty

[C18-010] - Biology Department: Assistant Professor: Human Anatomy and Physiology

Position Information

Instructional Faculty


Contact Person:
Dr. Doug Carter
Phone: 860-832-2749

Job Description

Central Connecticut State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in the Department of Biology beginning August 2018. The successful candidate will have the following responsibilities: 1) teach upper-level courses in human anatomy and physiology, 2) develop and teach upper-level courses that are health-related and that supplement existing courses offered by the Department, 3) teach introductory/intermediate-level biology courses, 4) develop a research program appropriate for the participation of undergraduate and Master’s level students, and 5) participate in the Doctorate of Nurse Anesthesia program. Candidates are expected to be committed to multiculturalism and working with a diverse student body.

Required Qualifications:

  • PhD (or equivalent) in Biology or related discipline. The completion of a doctorate is required by the time of application
  • Candidate is capable of meeting all responsibilities listed above
  • College-level teaching experience
  • Demonstrated commitment to serving culturally, ethnically, and linguistically diverse communities.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Preferred area of expertise is cardiovascular and/or pulmonary physiology
  • Teaching experience includes all aspects of course preparation and full course responsibility for the entire academic term, i.e., experience beyond teaching assistantships and guest lectures
  • College teaching experience in both lower-level and upper-level biology courses
  • Broadly trained biologist.

The University: CCSU is one of four universities in the Connecticut State Colleges & Universities system. Excellent professors and a wide array of academic programs prepare students for success in whatever field they choose. Our motto welcomes everyone to “See Yourself @ CCSU”. CCSU serves approximately 12,200 students - 9,500 undergraduates, and 2,700 graduates with a richly diverse population: more than 30 percent of students are of traditional minority heritage. Visit our web site at

The Community: CCSU is located in New Britain, a city of some 70,000, within a 10-minute drive to the state capital in Hartford. New Britain is home to the nationally recognized New Britain Museum of American Art and offers a range of cultural opportunities, including the New Britain Symphony Orchestra, two theatres, and an extensive park system. The University is approximately two hours from both Boston and New York City.

Application and Appointment: For full consideration, applications must be received by November 15, 2017. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. To begin the application process, click on the Apply Now button and electronically submit the following:

  • Letter of interest addressing qualifications for the position
  • Current curriculum vita
  • Names of three current professional references with mail and email addresses, and phone numbers
  • Unofficial transcripts (official copies will be required upon hire).

Please redact any personally identifiable information (i.e., SSN, DOB, marital status) from any documents submitted. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Emailed or mailed copies will not be accepted.

For more information, contact Dr. Doug Carter at (860) 832-2749 or

Central Connecticut State University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer