University of St. Thomas

Tenure Track - Open Rank, Higher Education

May 31, 2017
Jun 01, 2017
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

The University of St. Thomas seeks candidates for a tenure-track position (open rank) in the Department of Educational Leadership with an employment date of September 1, 2017.  

We encourage applicants committed to excellence in teaching and scholarship, social justice, and the preparation of ethical leaders in higher education to apply.  The position supports master’s, education specialist, and doctoral degree programs.  The department offers a master’s degree in student affairs leadership in higher education, and also a concentration in critical pedagogy.  The position requires candidates to teach doctoral courses and advise dissertations in our education doctorate (EdD) in Educational Leadership and Learning.


  • Maintain a research agenda in Higher Education.
  • Teach courses in educational leadership and research in the master’s, educational specialist, and doctoral degree programs.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the critical challenges facing higher education, and the strategies needed to work effectively and ethically with stakeholders.
  • Contribute to the development and delivery of distance learning; actively engage students in on campus and synchronous learning environments.
  • Provide an active service role within the department, college, university and community.

Position Qualifications:

  • Earned doctorate in Higher Education or a related field from an accredited college or university
  • Experience working in higher education
  • Knowledge of research, including qualitative and quantitative methods
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Evidence of a developed and focused program of research and scholarly activity
  • Experience teaching graduate students in higher education
  • Evidence of a collegial work style

Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good.

The University of St. Thomas is committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion, and the goals of affirmative action/equal opportunity. The University welcomes nominations and applications from a diverse applicant pool.

The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website. If you are viewing this posting from a site other than “Jobs at St. Thomas”, the University assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of information.

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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