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Instructional Faculty

[C18-054] - Biology Department: Associate Professor, Nurse Anesthetist/Anesthesiologist

Position Information

Instructional Faculty


Contact Person:
Dr. Mark Jackson
Phone: 860-832-2650

Job Description

Central Connecticut State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in the Department of Biology with primary responsibilities in the Doctorate of Nurse Anesthesia Practice (DNAP) program.  The successful candidate will have the following responsibilities: 1) teach doctoral level courses in the DNAP program, 2) develop a research program appropriate for the DNAP program, 3) participate in evaluation of DNAP capstone projects, 4) serve on the Admission Committee for DNAP program, 5) contribute to committee service at the department and university level, and 6) maintain clinical practice.  Candidates are expected to be committed to multiculturalism and working with a diverse student body. 

Required Qualifications: 

  • Candidate is capable of meeting all responsibilities listed above.
  • Certified registered nurse anesthetist with DNAP, DNP, or PhD; or Anesthesiologist with MD or DO.  (The completion of doctorate is required by time of appointment.)
  • Clinically active with current certification or recertification as CRNA or Anesthesiologist.
  • College-level teaching experience.
  • Demonstrate commitment to serving culturally, ethnically, and linguistically diverse communities. 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Clinical competency as demonstrated by two years of practice as CRNA or Anesthesiologist.
  • College-level teaching experience in programs leading to degrees in Nurse Anesthesia. 

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.  CCSU serves approximately 12,200 students - 9,500 undergraduates, and 2,700 graduates.  CCSU is richly diverse: 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 with a population of some 70,000, within a 10-minute drive to the state capital of culture-rich Hartford.  CCSU is currently in a large-scale community engagement initiative, designed to more effectively embrace our communities as the “steward of central Connecticut.”  Pursuing a range of partnership arrangements with area businesses, schools, agencies, and more, this initiative will create significant new opportunities for student internships, faculty research, as well as an expanding array of cultural collaborations with the New Britain Symphony Orchestra, city theatres, the world-renowned New Britain Museum of American Art, and other area attractions. 

Application and Appointment:  For full consideration, applications must be received by August 30, 2018.  Salary and rank are commensurate with education and experience; salary range is $73,707 - $98,664.  Expected start date is January 2019.  To begin the application process, click on the Apply Now button and electronically submit the following: 

  • Letter of interest addressing the qualifications for the position
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • Names of three current professional references with addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers
  • For ABD candidates, letter from thesis advisor stating anticipated date of completion.

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. Mark Jackson at 860-832-2650 or

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