St.  Catherine University

Ranked Faculty - Public Health Department

Apr 06, 2017
May 05, 2017
Employment Status
Full Time
Position Summary Information Position Responsibilities

The Public Health Department invites applicants for a full time ranked faculty position beginning Fall Semester, 2017 (pending budget approval). Public Health is a strong and growing department. A successful candidate will be asked to teach in the undergraduate public health program, traditional in-person day program or in the online and hybrid adult college formats. The right candidate may also have the opportunity to teach in the Master of Public Health in Global Health program curriculum. Scholarship and service are requisites to faculty positions. Rank and salary commensurate with education and experience.

The Department of Public Health at St. Catherine University is committed to the development of effective, ethical leaders. Through study, practice and life experience, individuals have opportunities to enrich knowledge, refine skills and clarify attitudes essential for responsible action.

Responsibilities: Teaching load may include, but is not limited to teaching within the undergraduate day or adult college public health programs, course development and teaching in the graduate program, advising undergraduate or graduate public health students, participating in appropriate committees and campus service positions, guiding internship experiences, and conducting scholarship related activities. We are particularly interested in candidates who can teach the core courses of an undergraduate public health degree and an active or growing research area that will allow student participation. Multi-cultural, multi-lingual candidates, and candidates of color are strongly encouraged to apply. An inter-professional approach in concert with the other health programs and science disciplines to research, teaching, and education is strongly desired as is a willingness to engage in innovative curricular and pedagogical strategies, such as undergraduate collaborative research.

Position Qualifications

Requirements: Candidates are required to be in a doctoral program, ABD, but preference will be given to those who have completed a public health-oriented doctoral degree. Candidates are required to have evidence of 1-3 years of teaching, including course development, able to teach core public health courses and present with excellent oral and written skills. Candidates with additional teaching experience, especially in the hybrid/online format, active research agenda and experience working international and/or traditionally underserved (refugees, immigrants, low-income individuals, rural) populations preferred. Candidates should have active professional memberships, engagement in and dedication to conducting and publishing research, and presenting at local, regional, and national meetings. Multi-cultural and multi-lingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Master Degree in Public Health preferred.

St. Catherine University seeks creative, adaptable, positive and progressive faculty who enjoy working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity and multicultural understanding. 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 to apply for this position. Website link is: 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, current CV, statement of teaching philosophy, copy of graduate transcripts showing on track completion of doctoral degree and contact information for 3 professional references. Official transcripts, a background check and education verification will be required for hire. For more information, contact Dr. Mary Hearst, Program Director Public Health, at Review of applications begins Feb. 1, 2017 and will remain open until filled.

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