There are currently openings at Briar Cliff University for the following positions (AA/EOE):
Please send letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript(s), and the names of three professional references to Ms. JoAnn Peterson, Director of Human Resources, Briar Cliff University, 3303 Rebecca Street, Sioux City, IA 51104 or email to email@example.com.
Full-time 12-month position. Responsibilities include recruiting, telemarketing and working with prospective college students and transfer students, parents and faculty. Bachelor’s degree plus two years work experience required; admissions and/or financial aid experience preferred. Excellent communication skills required. Some travel along with evening and weekend hours.
Assistant/Associate Professor and Director of Master’s Program in Criminal Justice Assistant/Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
Briar Cliff University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant/associate professor of Criminal Justice to start in the fall of 2012. A Ph.D. in criminal justice is expected at the time of hire, although advanced ABDs will be considered.
The ideal candidate for this position is an individual who has expertise in the theoretical and practical aspects of policing, crime scene investigation, and/or corrections to help us develop an M.A. program in criminal justice to begin in 2013-2014. Additionally, this individual will teach a combination of courses including Introduction to Criminal Justice, Corrections, Community Policing, Crime and Deviant Behavior, and Restorative Justice, and will be expected to develop new courses relevant to her/his expertise and departmental needs. It is also expected that the person filling this position will maintain an active scholarly agenda.
Assistant Professor of Biology
Briar Cliff University invites applications for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor of Biology position to begin in August of 2014. Anticipated teaching responsibilities include Cell & Molecular Biology, Immunology, Human Physiology, and an introductory biology course. Additionally, the appointee will be responsible for a 1-credit Molecular Biology techniques course and directing student research. To support their personal research agenda and other research on campus, the successful candidate will maintain a newly equipped Cell & Molecular research lab and have access to other scientific instrumentation on campus.
Earned (or nearly-completed) doctoral degree in the biological sciences
Ability and willingness to direct student-driven research
Commitment to high-quality education, student advising, and service to the university and community
Director of Clinical Education
The Director of Clinical Education holds an academic faculty appointment and has administrative, academic, service, and scholarship responsibilities consistent with the mission and philosophy of Briar Cliff University. This individual demonstrates competence in clinical education, teaching, and curriculum development. In addition, the DCE primary responsibilities are to plan, coordinate, facilitate, administer, and monitor activities on behalf of Briar Cliff University’s Physical Therapy Program and in coordination with academic and clinical faculty.
- Graduate of an accredited physical therapist professional program or deemed equivalent non-accredited program.
- Earned post-professional master's degree in physical therapy, education, clinical specialty, or other related fields of study.
- Licensed or eligible for licensure in the state where employed.
- Minimum of 3 years of experience as a licensed physical therapist.
- Minimum of 3 years of clinical teaching and/or clinical coordination experience.
Possess all minimum requirements, with the addition of:
- Prior teaching experiences in a physical therapist academic program and/or administrative experience in clinical practice.
- Earned doctoral degree or enrolled in or desire to pursue doctoral studies.
- Knowledge of educational, management, and adult learning theory and principles.
- Active in clinical practice, especially as applicable to clinical education.
- Active in professional activities at local, state, and/or national levels.
- Earned status as an APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor.
* Graduation from a physical therapist education program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA 22314; phone; 703-706-3245; firstname.lastname@example.org is necessary for eligibility to sit for the licensure examination, which is required in all states.
Briar Cliff University is seeking accreditation of a new physical therapist education program from CAPTE. The program will submit an Application for Candidacy, which is the formal application required in the pre-accreditation stage. Submission of this document does not assure that the program will be granted Candidate for Accreditation status. Achievement of Candidate for Accreditation status is required prior to implementation of the professional phase of the program; therefore, no students may be enrolled in professional courses until Candidate for Accreditation status has been achieved. Further, though achievement of Candidate for Accreditation status signifies satisfactory progress toward accreditation, it does not assure that the program will be granted accreditation.
Assistant Professor of European History
European History: Briar Cliff University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of European History to begin in the fall of 2014. Teaching responsibilities will include both introductory and upper level courses in European/World History. Preferred candidates will also have expertise in at least one field of non-western history. Ph.D. in History, commitment to undergraduate teaching, and evidence of scholarship required.
Assistant Professor of Psychology – Applied Behavior Analysis
Briar Cliff University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of psychology to start in the fall of 2014. BCBA certification and a Ph.D. in psychology or applied behavior analysis are expected at the time of hire, although advanced ABDs will be considered.
The ideal candidate for this position will have expertise in Autism Spectrum Disorders. Teaching load for the position is 15 semester hours of courses (equivalent of 2/3) and the supervision of graduate student practicum experiences at the Pier Center for Autism. Graduate courses to be taught may include Behavior Principles, Ethics and Professional Conduct, Applied Behavior Analysis, Behavior Intervention and Planning, Single-Case Design, and Functional Behavioral Assessment; undergraduate teaching may also include courses in introductory, developmental, and/or abnormal psychology. The individual filling this position is also expected to maintain an active scholarly agenda.