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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: Physical and Life Sciences
Reports to Supervisor: Chair, Dept. of Physical and Life 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 to begin July 1, 2021.

Purpose: The Assistant Professor of Computer Science is a full-time position in the Department of Physical and Life Sciences. The position will be either a tenure-track or a renewable term Instructor appointment depending on highest degree awarded. 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.
  • Lead the establishment, improvement, evaluation, and assessment of an academic program in Computer Science.
  • Teach a range of undergraduate Computer Science courses, including Programming Languages (Python, Java, C++, Web Design), Algorithms & Data Structures, Principles of Artificial Intelligence, Computer Security, Logic Circuits, and Introduction to Computer Organization and Systems.
  • 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 or the College.

Minimum Education, Skills, and Ability

  • At least an M.S. in Computer Science, Ph.D. preferred.
  • 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: 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: Chair, Dept. of Physical and Life 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 to begin on July 1, 2021 and end on June 30, 2022.

Purpose: The Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology is a full-time, one-year position in the Department of Physical and Life Sciences. Responsibilities include teaching 12 credit hours of undergraduate Biology 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 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 Biology courses, including introductory courses to non-majors and upper level major courses, including Human Anatomy, Comparative Physiology, Cell Biology, and Molecular Biology.
  • Contribute to the ongoing curricular improvement of the Biology program, including the B.Sc. in Biology, assessment and accreditation.
  • Participate in the life of the College by serving on administrative committees and attending important events, such as Welcome Weekend, Opening Mass, 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 and the College.

Minimum Education, Skills, and Ability

  • PhD. in Biology
  • Previous college teaching experience preferred.
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse student population.
  • Positive work experience in a Catholic college 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.

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 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.