The Biology Department at St. Catherine University invites applications for a full-time tenure track position beginning in the Fall of 2020. Rank and salary commensurate with experience.
Responsibilities: The Biology Departments seeks a candidate who will enhance the plant biology component of our curriculum and expect research in which undergraduates can collaborate. We value the use of interactive and inclusive pedagogies and seek applicants with demonstrated success in working with diverse student populations. We welcome applicants from a variety of plant sciences, such as plant interactions, plant symbiosis, plant development, or plant biochemistry. Courses to be taught include Plant Biology, sections of our Foundations of Biology sequence, and upper level courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. There also will be opportunities to teach the University’s multidisciplinary CORE courses and honors seminars.
To apply: Please go to the St. Catherine University Employment Site at http://www.stkate.edu/hr to apply for this position. Applicants may also visit the University Human Resources office, located in Derham Hall Room 8, to submit an electronic application. Attach a cover letter, CV, and a statement of teaching interests. Candidates selected for interview will need to provide 3 references. Official transcripts and background check will be required for employment. For information, contact Dr. Tami McDonald firstname.lastname@example.org or 651-690-6102. Application deadline is December 15, 2019. Review of applications will begin 12/15/2019 and will continue until the position is filled; however, priority will be given to complete applications received by 12/15/2019.
Required qualifications: Doctoral degree in Biology with expertise in plant biology and demonstrated excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level in both class and laboratory formats is required. Post-doctoral experience is preferred.
St. Catherine University seeks creative, adaptable faculty who enjoy working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity and multicultural understanding. Candidates of color are encouraged to apply. Consistent with the university’s commitment to women, diversity and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their teaching, research and service.
Internal Number: 20190030-FAC
About St. Catherine University
St. Catherine University in St. Paul/Minneapolis, Minnesota, is a comprehensive Catholic university and home to one of the nation’s largest colleges for women, with associate and graduate programs for both women and men. Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1905, the University integrates liberal arts and professional education within the Catholic traditions of intellectual inquiry and social teaching. Committed to excellence and opportunity, St. Catherine enrolls nearly 5,000 students in certificate, associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral programs in traditional day and evening/weekend/online formats.