Faculty Employment Opportunities

Updated as of February 13, 2018


Misericordia University is committed to student, faculty and staff diversity and values the educational benefit this brings to campus. Candidates should indicate any experience and/or leadership that contribute to this goal.


Confidential letters of recommendation can be sent directly to hr@misericordia.edu.


Assistant Professor - History

Assistant Professor - History - College of Arts and Sciences


The Department of History and Government at Misericordia University invites applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor in Modern World History to start in the fall of 2018. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated strength in East Asian, Latin American, Middle East, or African history. Applicants must be able to offer courses in the Core Curriculum, teach upper-level courses in the candidate’s field of study, as well as be able to offer writing-intensive courses and/or the department’s version of the University Writing Seminar.Duties include preparing and delivering lectures; evaluating and grading students’ classwork and assignments; and initiating, facilitating, and moderating classroom discussions. The University seeks a candidate who holds a Doctorate in History by August 15, 2018. Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated excellence in teaching, who will engage in peer-reviewed scholarship, who have the desire to serve the department as well as the University, and who bring a commitment to the University’s mission.


Misericordia University, founded in 1924 by the Sisters of Mercy, is located adjacent to the Pocono Mountains region of Northeastern Pennsylvania, approximately two hours from New York City and Philadelphia. The university's approach of combining a quality liberal arts education with professional preparation and service to others has resulted in its wide regional acclaim. Misericordia is committed to student, faculty, and staff diversity and values the educational benefit this brings to campus. Candidates should indicate any experience and/or leadership that contribute to this goal.


Review of credentials will begin January 2 and continue until the position is filled. The department will conduct preliminary interviews by Skype in January. For confidential consideration, applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations, and three letters of recommendation online or by mail at Misericordia University, Attn: Human Resources, 301 Lake St. Dallas, PA 18612.


Confidential letters of recommendation can be sent directly to hr@misericordia.edu.


APPLY HERE - Assistant Professor - History

Assistant Professor - Mathematics

Assistant Professor - Mathematics - College of Arts and Sciences


Misericordia University invites applications for a full-time tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Mathematics beginning August 15, 2018. The successful candidate will be teaching a wide variety of undergraduate Statistics courses. Preference will be given to applicants who can also teach courses in Computer Science. The normal teaching load is 12 credits per semester. Faculty duties in addition to teaching include active and successful scholarship, as well as service to the department, the university, and the community.


We are seeking a highly qualified candidate who has demonstrated excellence in teaching and who will have a Doctorate in Statistics, Mathematics, or a closely related field at the time of appointment.


Misericordia University, founded in 1924 by the Sisters of Mercy, is located adjacent to the Pocono Mountains region of Northeastern Pennsylvania, approximately 2-3 hours from New York City and Philadelphia. The university’s approach of combining a quality liberal arts education with professional preparation and service to others has resulted in its wide regional acclaim.


Misericordia University is committed to student, faculty and staff diversity and values the educational benefit this brings to the campus. Candidates should indicate any experience and/or leadership that contributes to this goal.


Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement on current research and future research plans, and three letters of reference (at least two of which address teaching). Full consideration will be given to completed applications received by January 15, 2018. Apply online at or by mail to Misericordia University, Office of Human Resources, 301 Lake Street, Dallas, PA18612.


Confidential letters of recommendation can be sent directly to hr@misericordia.edu.


Preliminary interviews will be available at the Joint Mathematics Meeting in San Diego, CA on January 10-12, 2018. To schedule an interview at the Joint Meeting or to inquire about the position, please contact Dr. Jay Stine, jstine@misericordia.edu.


APPLY HERE - Assistant Professor - Mathematics


Assistant Professor - Philosophy

Assistant Professor - Philosophy - College of Arts and Sciences


The Department of Philosophy at Misericordia University invites applications for a 3 year term appointment. AOS: Ethics, History of Philosophy, AOC: Medical Ethics, Philosophy of Medicine. Applicants must be able to offer courses in the Core Curriculum and in their area of specialization, and they should be prepared to teach courses in a new interdisciplinary Medical Health and Humanities program, to which the Philosophy department contributes. A collaboration of academic disciplines in the Humanities, Health Sciences, and Sciences, the Medical Health and Humanities program offers a broad educational experience that challenges students to view healthcare through the lens of cultural, familial, philosophical, spiritual, mental, and social conditions. A Ph.D. in Philosophy is required, (ABD considered).


Misericordia University, founded in 1924 by the Sisters of Mercy, is located adjacent to the Pocono Mountains region of Northeastern Pennsylvania, approximately two hours from New York City and Philadelphia. The university's approach of combining a quality liberal arts education with professional preparation and service to others has resulted in its wide regional acclaim. Misericordia is committed to student, faculty, and staff diversity and values the educational benefit this brings to campus. Candidates should indicate any experience and/or leadership that contribute to this goal.


Review of credentials will begin March 1 and continue until the position is filled. For confidential consideration, applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a teaching portfolio online or by mail at Misericordia University, Attn: Human Resources, 301 Lake St. Dallas, PA 18612.


APPLY HERE - Assistant Professor of Philosophy



Faculty/Program Director - Quality Improvement Science & Data Analytics

Faculty/Program Director - Quality Improvement Science and Data Analytics - College of Health Sciences and Education


Misericordia University seeks candidates for a full-time, 10-month, faculty/program director position in Quality Improvement Science and Data Analytics. The director first will facilitate a committee to create a new Quality Improvement Science and Data Analytics program. The program will contribute to the College of Health Sciences & Education’s array of health sciences programs in collaboration with the College of Business and Communications and the College of Arts and Sciences. Rank, tenure-track status, and salary are dependent upon the applicant’s experience and qualifications. The position begins in August 2018.


Responsibilities include new program development, teaching, active participation in scholarly activities, student recruitment and advisement, and service to the University, community, and profession. Successful candidates will be expected to teach quality improvement/management science subjects (including data analytics, quality improvement/patient safety) in the newly developed, student-centered, online graduate program.


The University seeks a candidate who holds a Doctorate or is nearing completion in a related field. The ideal candidate should have substantive experience in data analytics, quality improvement science, curriculum design, and teaching of graduate and online/non-traditional students. Misericordia University is committed to student, faculty, and staff diversity and values the education benefit this brings to campus. Candidates should indicate any experience and/or leadership that contribute to this goal.


Misericordia University, founded in 1924 by the Sisters of Mercy, is a Catholic institution located adjacent to the Pocono Mountains region of Northeastern Pennsylvania, approximately two hours from New York City and Philadelphia. The university's approach of combining a quality liberal arts education with professional preparation and service to others has resulted in its wide acclaim.


To apply, please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, names of three references, and a sample of current research online or by mail addressed to the Office of Human Resources, Misericordia University, 301 Lake Street, Dallas, PA 18612.


APPLY HERE - Faculty/Program Director - Quality Improvement

Science and Data Analytics


Faculty - Speech Language Pathology

Faculty - Speech Language Pathology


Misericordia University is currently accepting applications for two (2) full-time (10 month), tenure-track positions in our Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) department. Duties include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, continuing scholarly work, advising students, and participating in service. Clinical supervision opportunities are available if requested. We are one of few 5-year combined undergraduate and graduate programs in the nation and our department is housed in a state-of-the-art facility that includes academic offices, research labs, classrooms, and clinic rooms. Our cutting-edge technology includes functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy, ANS software and hardware, ISCAN eye-gaze tracking devices, videostroboscopy, Motion Capture Technology, Intelligent Video Solutions for supervision, Sound-Isolation Room with Virtual Acoustic Environment, AAC equipment, Anatomage Virtual Dissection table, and VitalStim biofeedback systems. We also have research and clinical affiliations with area hospitals.


Qualifications for the position are: (1) Ph.D. in Communication Sciences and Disorders or related discipline (ABD will be considered with documented status); (2) preferably CCC-SLP; (3) quality teaching experience. All specialties will be considered; however, applicants with expertise in neurogenic communicative disorders and/or Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) are preferred. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Summer teaching is available. Inquiries only should be directed to Dr. Glen Tellis, Search Committee Chair, (570) 674-6159, or e-mail: gtellis@misericordia.edu.


If you are at the ASHA Convention in Los Angeles and would like to meet with the faculty, please call Dr. Tellis at (570) 406-5063.


Misericordia University is located adjacent to the Pocono Mountains region of Northeastern Pennsylvania, approximately 2 hours from New York City and Philadelphia. The University was founded in 1924 by the Sisters of Mercy, and has a long history of providing the community with health care practitioners who are compassionate, well educated, and able to deal with the challenging demands of health care in today’s society. The Speech-Language Pathology Department supports the mission of Misericordia University and its core values of mercy, service, justice and hospitality.


For consideration, please submit a letter of application (including your telephone number & e-mail address), curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, graduate academic transcript, and three references online or by mail to: Misericordia University, Human Resources Department, 301 Lake Street, Dallas, PA, 18612. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Start date is Fall 2018.


Misericordia University is committed to student, faculty and staff diversity and values the educational benefit this brings to campus. Candidates should indicate any experience and/or leadership that contribute to this goal.


APPLY HERE - Faculty SLP

Visiting Instructor of Biology

Visiting Instructor of Biology - College of Arts and Sciences


The Department of Biology at Misericordia University invites applications for a sabbatical replacement visiting Instructor of Biology for the fall 2018 semester. The appointment is for a one semester term contract. The successful candidate must hold a M.S. or Ph.D. in the biological sciences or closely related discipline. Teaching expectations include anatomy and physiology for health science majors.


Misericordia University, founded in 1924 by the Sisters of Mercy, is located adjacent to the Pocono Mountains region of Northeastern Pennsylvania, approximately two hours from New York City and Philadelphia. The university's approach of combining a quality liberal arts education with professional preparation and service to others has resulted in its wide regional acclaim. Misericordia is committed to student, faculty and staff diversity and values the educational benefit this brings to campus. Candidates should indicate any experience and/or leadership that contribute to this goal.


Review of credentials will begin 15 February, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. For confidential consideration, applicants should submit an application package with a letter of application, curriculum vitae, official transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy and three letters of reference online or by mail to Misericordia University, Attn: Human Resources, 301 Lake St. Dallas, PA 18612.


APPLY HERE - Visiting Instructor of Biology



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