St.  Catherine University

Ranked Faculty - Christian Ethics: Theology Department

Nov 15, 2016
Mar 29, 2017
Employment Status
Full Time
Position Summary Information Position Responsibilities

St. Catherine University in St. Paul/Minneapolis is a comprehensive Catholic university with the nation's largest college for women at its center. 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 over 5,200 students in associate, baccalaureate, master's and doctoral programs in both traditional day and weekend formats. Associate and Graduate programs enroll both women and men.

The Department of Theology invites applicants with expertise in Christian Ethics for an entry level, tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning Fall 2017, pending budget approval. We seek a teacher- scholar who is committed to graduate and undergraduate teaching, scholarly excellence, and women's theological education.

Responsibilities: Six-course, twenty-four credit teaching load that that will include: courses in a variety of formats (face-to-face, hybrid, online), teaching in the University's interdisciplinary CORE curriculum, teaching health care ethics.

Position Qualifications

• Required education: Ph.D. in Christian Ethics or in systematic theology with a concentration in ethics, or, ABD. Candidate must have successfully defended dissertation by August 15, 2017.
• Required experience: Demonstrated excellence in teaching in a variety of formats. Familiarity with Catholic health care ethics. Should understand and support the continued development of the Catholic theological tradition and the flourishing of women.
• Preferred: Experience with hybrid and online teaching. Knowledge and appreciation of the Catholic identity of St. Catherine University.

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 as are those who will contribute to a diverse candidate pool. Consistent with the university's Catholic identity, its commitment to women, diversity and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their teaching, research and service.

Special/Other Requirements Summary To apply: Please go to the St. Catherine University Employment Site at 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 an application letter of interest, CV, copy of transcripts and 3 references. References MUST be sent to Vincent Skemp, Department Chair of Theology, at Official transcripts, a background check and education verification will be required for hire. For more information, contact Vincent Skemp, Department Chair of Theology, at

To interview at the American Academy of Religion annual meeting in San Antonio, applications are encouraged by November 16, 2016. For those unable to attend AAR, we can interview via Skype. Final review of applications begins December 15, 2016. Position will remain open until filled.

St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105
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