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Holy Cross College is a close-knit community of faculty and staff dedicated to preparing our students to become the scholars, citizens, leaders, and disciples the world needs now.

If you share in our mission and are interested in joining one of the most distinctive environments in Catholic higher education, we welcome you to apply to any of the open positions listed below.

Student Employment

Current Faculty/Staff Openings

Department: Humanities
Reports to Supervisor: Chair, Department of Humanities
FLSA: Exempt

Holy Cross College’s Mission: The Mission of Holy Cross College is to educate and form global citizens with the competence to see and the courage to act. Holy Cross is a Catholic college that advances the apostolic mission of the Brothers of Holy Cross. Our practical, experiential, liberal arts curriculum applies timeless truths to contemporary life and leads people to wholeness in the image of Christ.

Our hiring practices reflect this missional commitment to be a Christ-centered institution.

Typical Schedule: This is a full-time faculty position to begin July 1, 2021.

Purpose: The Assistant Professor of Politics is a full-time, tenure-track position in the Department of Humanities. Responsibilities include teaching twelve credit-hours of undergraduate courses per semester. As with all Holy Cross College personnel, faculty members share the responsibility of enhancing the Catholic, Holy Cross learning experience for all students.

Essential Job Duties

  • All Holy Cross College administrators, faculty, and staff are called to assist students in their formation to be Christ-like students and thus must embrace and advance the Holy Cross mission of the College in all professional activities.
  • Teach a range of undergraduate Politics courses, including American Government, Political Philosophy, American Political Thought, Political Economy, and International Relations.
  • Lead the establishment, improvement, and assessment of an academic program in Politics and Public Service.
  • Participate in the life of the College by serving on administrative committees and attending important events, such as Welcome Weekend, Faculty-Staff Convocation, Constitution Day, Honors Convocation, Baccalaureate Mass, and Commencement.
  • Adhere to all policies, procedures, and expectations as outlined in the Faculty Handbook (available online).
  • Other responsibilities as may be assigned to meet the needs of the Department of Humanities or the College.

Minimum Education, Skills, and Ability

  • PhD. in Politics, Government, or Political Science
  • Previous college or university teaching experience preferred.
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse student population.
  • Positive work experience in a Catholic college or university environment preferred.

NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, and physical demands required of personnel so classified. Holy Cross College is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are based on qualifications and are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or any other legally protected status. Interested candidates should submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three references (names and contact information) via email to Human Resources [email protected] Position open until filled.

Department: Physical and Life Sciences

Reports to Supervisor: Department Chair

FLSA: Exempt

Holy Cross College’s Mission: The Mission of Holy Cross College is to educate and form global citizens with the competence to see and the courage to act. Holy Cross is a Catholic college that advances the apostolic mission of the Brothers of Holy Cross. Our practical, experiential, liberal arts curriculum applies timeless truths to contemporary life and leads people to wholeness in the image of Christ.

Our hiring practices reflect this missional commitment to being a Christ-centered institution.

Purpose: Ideally, candidates will teach one lecture and two lab sections of a sequential Organic Chemistry course in the fall of 2021 and spring 2022.  However, candidates will be considered if they only desire to teach the two lab sections for the academic year 2021 – 2022.

CHEM 211: Organic Chemistry I: CHEM 211 is the first part of a two-semester Organic Chemistry course. It is intended for students who are majoring in a science-related discipline. As such, it gives a general overview of organic compounds and their structures and properties. These topics include nomenclatures, chemical bonds, physical and chemical properties, structure-property relationship, stereochemistry, and reaction mechanism of hydrocarbons, alkyl halide, alcohols, and spectroscopy.

CHEM 212: Organic Chemistry II: CHEM 212 is the second part of a two-semester Organic Chemistry course. It is intended for students who are majoring in a science-related discipline. As such, it gives a general overview of organic compounds and their structures and properties. These topics include spectroscopy, conjugated system, aromatic compounds, aldehyde, ketone, carboxylic acids and derivatives, enols, amines.

Essential Job Duties:

  • All administrators, faculty and staff are called to assist students in their formation to be Christ-like students and thus must embrace and advance the Holy Cross mission of the College in all professional activities.
  • Teach one section of CHEM 211 with two lab sections in the Fall 2021 semester, and one section of CHEM 212 with two lab sections in the Spring 2022 semester, OR teach two lab sections of CHEM 211 in the Fall 2021 semester, and two lab sections of CHEM 212 in the Spring 2022 semester.
  • Conduct office hours on campus (about one hour per week for every two credits being taught).
  • Meet regularly with the department chair.
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures as outlined in the faculty and employee handbook.
  • Complete additional specific projects to be determined by the department chair.
  • Other responsibilities as may be assigned to meet the needs of the department and College.

Minimum Education, Skills, and Ability:

  • To teach BOTH the lecture and lab sections a Masters Degree in the appropriate subject area required, PhD preferred. To teach just the lab sections, ONLY a Bachelors Degree in the appropriate area required.
  • Previous teaching at the college level preferred.
  • Positive work experience in a Catholic college environment preferred.
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse student population.
  • The successful candidate will demonstrate a connection to the Holy Cross College mission to educate the whole person in mind, body and spirit.

 

NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills and physical demands required of personnel so classified. All employment decisions are based on qualifications and are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or any other legally protected status. Interested candidates should submit resume, cover letter and three references (names and contact information) via email to: [email protected]

Department: Physical and Life Sciences

Reports to Supervisor: Department Chair

FLSA: Exempt

Holy Cross College’s Mission: The Mission of Holy Cross College is to educate and form global citizens with the competence to see and the courage to act. Holy Cross is a Catholic college that advances the apostolic mission of the Brothers of Holy Cross. Our practical, experiential, liberal arts curriculum applies timeless truths to contemporary life and leads people to wholeness in the image of Christ.

Our hiring practices reflect this missional commitment to being a Christ-centered institution.

Purpose: Candidates will teach one or both undergraduate biology core courses for the fall semester of 2021.

BIOL 125: Human Biology: This course is a study of the structure and function of the human body. The course is designed to satisfy science requirements for education, liberal arts, and business majors.

SCIE 121: Great Ideas in Science: Great Ideas in Science is a one-semester interdisciplinary introduction to science, emphasizing major ideas that have influenced current views of nature, natural laws, technology, and the relationships between science and society. Topics may vary from semester to semester, but focus on how science impacts our lives. This is an introductory survey course designed for business, liberal arts, education, and other non-science majors.

Essential Job Duties:

  • All administrators, faculty and staff are called to assist students in their formation to be Christ-like students and thus must embrace and advance the Holy Cross mission of the College in all professional activities.
  • Teach one section of BIOL 125 and/or SCIE 121 for the Fall 2021 semester.
  • Conduct office hours on campus (about one hour per week for every two credits being taught).
  • Meet regularly with the department chair.
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures as outlined in the faculty and employee handbook.
  • Complete additional specific projects to be determined by the department chair.
  • Other responsibilities as may be assigned to meet the needs of the department and College.

Minimum Education, Skills, and Ability:

  • Masters Degree in the appropriate subject area required.
  • Previous teaching at the college level preferred.
  • Positive work experience in a Catholic college environment preferred.
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse student population.
  • The successful candidate will demonstrate a connection to the Holy Cross College mission to educate the whole person in mind, body and spirit.

 

NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills and physical demands required of personnel so classified. All employment decisions are based on qualifications and are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or any other legally protected status. Interested candidates should submit resume, cover letter and three references (names and contact information) via email to: [email protected]

Department: Physical and Life Sciences

Reports to Supervisor: Department Chair

FLSA: Exempt

Holy Cross College’s Mission: The Mission of Holy Cross College is to educate and form global citizens with the competence to see and the courage to act. Holy Cross is a Catholic college that advances the apostolic mission of the Brothers of Holy Cross. Our practical, experiential, liberal arts curriculum applies timeless truths to contemporary life and leads people to wholeness in the image of Christ.

Our hiring practices reflect this missional commitment to being a Christ-centered institution.

Purpose: Candidates will teach one lecture course in Public Health (BIOL 230) for the fall semester of 2021.

BIOL 230: Public Health: “Where a doctor treats a single patient, a public health professional advocates for the health of an entire population.” Public Health is the study of disease spread and prevention in populations. In this course, you will learn about the origins of public health, the science of epidemiology, and how an evidence-based approach identifies disease sources, develops courses of action to control or eliminate the source problem, and implements strategies to prevent future outbreaks.

Essential Job Duties:

  • All administrators, faculty and staff are called to assist students in their formation to be Christ-like students and thus must embrace and advance the Holy Cross mission of the College in all professional activities.
  • Teach one section of BIOL 230 in the Fall 2021 semester.
  • Conduct office hours on campus (about one hour per week for every two credits being taught).
  • Meet regularly with the department chair.
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures as outlined in the faculty and employee handbook.
  • Complete additional specific projects to be determined by the department chair.
  • Other responsibilities as may be assigned to meet the needs of the department and College.

Minimum Education, Skills, and Ability:

  • Masters Degree in the appropriate subject area required.
  • Previous teaching at the college level preferred.
  • Positive work experience in a Catholic college environment preferred.
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse student population.
  • The successful candidate will demonstrate a connection to the Holy Cross College mission to educate the whole person in mind, body and spirit.

 

NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills and physical demands required of personnel so classified. All employment decisions are based on qualifications and are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or any other legally protected status. Interested candidates should submit resume, cover letter and three references (names and contact information) via email to: [email protected]

Department: Behavioral and Social Sciences

Reports to Supervisor: Chair, Behavioral and Social Sciences

FLSA: Exempt

Holy Cross College’s Mission: The Mission of Holy Cross College is to educate and form global citizens with the competence to see and the courage to act. Holy Cross is a Catholic college that advances the apostolic mission of the Brothers of Holy Cross. Our practical, experiential, liberal arts curriculum applies timeless truths to contemporary life and leads people to wholeness in the image of Christ.

Our hiring practices reflect this missional commitment to be a Christ-centered institution.

Typical Schedule: This is a full-time faculty position beginning July 1, 2021.

Purpose: The Assistant Professor of Economics is a full-time, tenure-track position in the Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences. Responsibilities include teaching twelve credit hours of undergraduate courses per semester. As with all Holy Cross College personnel, faculty members share the responsibility of enhancing the Catholic, Holy Cross learning experience for all students.

Essential Job Duties:

  • All Holy Cross College administrators, faculty, and staff are called to assist students in their formation to be Christ-like students and thus must embrace and advance the Holy Cross mission of the College in all professional activities.
  • Teach a range of undergraduate economics courses, including ECON 201 Microeconomics and ECON 202 Macroeconomics.
  • Lead the establishment, improvement, and assessment of an academic minor in economics.
  • Participate in the life of the College by serving on administrative committees and attending important events, such as Welcome Weekend, Faculty-Staff Convocation, Constitution Day, Honors Convocation, Baccalaureate Mass, and Commencement.
  • Adhere to all policies, procedures, and expectations as outlined in the Faculty Handbook (available online).
  • Other responsibilities as may be assigned to meet the needs of the Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences or the College.

Minimum Education, Skills, and Ability:

  • Ph.D. in Economics
  • Previous college or university teaching experience preferred.
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse student population.
  • Positive work experience in a Catholic college or university environment preferred.

 

NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, and physical demands required of personnel so classified. Holy Cross College is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are based on qualifications and are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or any other legally protected status. Interested candidates should submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three references (names and contact information) via email to Human Resources [email protected] Position open until filled.

DepartmentPhysical and Life Sciences

Reports to Supervisor: Department Chair

FLSA: Exempt

Holy Cross College’s Mission: The Mission of Holy Cross College is to educate and form global citizens with the competence to see and the courage to act. Holy Cross is a Catholic college that advances the apostolic mission of the Brothers of Holy Cross. Our practical, experiential, liberal arts curriculum applies timeless truths to contemporary life and leads people to wholeness in the image of Christ.

Our hiring practices reflect this missional commitment to being a Christ-centered institution.

Purpose: Teach one or more classes during the Fall semester 2021, from the following core undergraduate Mathematics courses:

MATH 111 (3 credit hours) Discrete Mathematics.  This course covers set theory; an introduction to logic; fundamentals of geometry; elementary statistics; and consumer mathematics, e.g., unit cost, simple interest, and compound interest.

MATH 113 (3 credit hours) College Algebra.  This course will covers functions, including polynomial, rational, radical, exponential, logarithmic, trigonometric, and inverse trigonometric. Additional topics include right triangle trigonometry, Laws of Sines and Cosines, and trigonometric equations.

MATH 118 (3 credit hours) Finite Mathematics.  This course is for students with liberal arts or business intent.  Students learn to use matrices to solve systems of linear equations by the Gauss-Jordan method, as well as systems of linear inequalities:  the simplex method, the dual method, and the Big M method. After a brief treatment of sets and Venn diagrams, probability is introduced, including conditional probability and Bayes Theorem.

MATH 125 (3 credit hours) Pre-Calculus.  This course covers the algebraic techniques used in calculus. Topics covered include Systems of Equations and Inequalities, Matrices and Determinants, Sequences, Series, Probability, and topics in Analytic Geometry.

 Essential Job Duties:

  • All administrators, faculty, and staff are called to assist students in their formation to be Christ-like students and thus must embrace and advance the Holy Cross mission of the College in all professional activities.
  • Teach one to three sections of courses including: MATH 111, MATH 113, MATH 118, or MATH 125 in the Fall 2021 semester.
  • Conduct office hours on campus (about one hour per week for every two credits being taught).
  • Meet regularly with the department chair.
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures as outlined in the faculty and employee handbook.
  • Complete additional specific projects to be determined by the department chair.
  • Other responsibilities as may be assigned to meet the needs of the department and college.

 

Minimum Education, Skills and Ability:

  • Masters Degree in the appropriate subject area required.
  • Previous teaching at the college level preferred.
  • Positive work experience in a Catholic college environment preferred.
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse student population.
  • The successful candidate will demonstrate a connection to the Holy Cross College mission to educate the whole person in mind, body and spirit.

 

NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills and physical demands required of personnel so classified. All employment decisions are based on qualifications and are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or any other legally protected status.  Interested candidates should submit resume, cover letter and three references (names and contact information) via email to: [email protected]

DepartmentPhysical and Life Sciences

Reports to Supervisor: Department Chair

FLSA: Exempt

Holy Cross College’s Mission: The Mission of Holy Cross College is to educate and form global citizens with the competence to see and the courage to act. Holy Cross is a Catholic college that advances the apostolic mission of the Brothers of Holy Cross. Our practical, experiential, liberal arts curriculum applies timeless truths to contemporary life and leads people to wholeness in the image of Christ.

Our hiring practices reflect this missional commitment to being a Christ-centered institution.

Purpose: Teach one to two sections of either of the following core undergraduate Mathematics classes beginning in the Fall semester 2021:

MATH 141 (4 credit hours)  Elements of Calculus I is the first half of a two semester Calculus sequence for the Life and Social Sciences designed to prepare students seeking a major and career in life and social sciences. The course introduces the mathematics needed to study change in a quantity. Topics include functions, limits, continuity, application of rates of change of functions to problems in the life and social sciences, integrals, graphing and their application.  The course ends with a study of the antiderivative, Riemann sums, techniques of integration, the definite integral, the area between two curves, the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, and U-Substitution.

MATH 151 (4 credit hours)  Calculus I for Science is the first half of a two-semester sequence designed to prepare students seeking a career in Health Sciences, Mathematics, Engineering or Natural Sciences. The course emphasizes a strong conceptual framework that links the major ideas of limits, continuity, differentiation and integration. This structure develops the skills needed for rigorous problem solving demanded in the aforementioned careers. Trigonometric, logarithmic and exponential functions are stressed.

 Essential Job Duties:

  • All administrators, faculty and staff are called to assist students in their formation to be Christ-like students and thus must embrace and advance the Holy Cross mission of the College in all professional activities.
  • Teach one to two sections of MATH 141 or MATH 151 in the Fall 2021 semester.
  • Conduct office hours on campus (about one hour per week for every two credits being taught).
  • Meet regularly with the department chair.
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures as outlined in the faculty and employee handbook.
  • Complete additional specific projects to be determined by the department chair.
  • Other responsibilities as may be assigned to meet the needs of the department and college.

Minimum Education, Skills and Ability:

  • Masters Degree in the appropriate subject area required.
  • Previous teaching at the college level preferred.
  • Positive work experience in a Catholic college environment preferred.
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse student population.
  • The successful candidate will demonstrate a connection to the Holy Cross College mission to educate the whole person in mind, body and spirit.

 

NOTE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills and physical demands required of personnel so classified. All employment decisions are based on qualifications and are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, or any other legally protected status.  Interested candidates should submit resume, cover letter and three references (names and contact information) via email to: [email protected]

A few notes on submissions

Only submissions to the posted positions will be considered—we do not maintain a database of resumes for future postings.

Holy Cross College educates students with the competence to see and courage to act in the Catholic intellectual tradition. We value all students and employees and welcome the variety of experiences they bring. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, disability, military status, genetic information, or age in the administration of any of its educational programs, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other school-administered programs, or in employment.