St.  Catherine University

Ranked Faculty - Department of Economics/Political Science

May 05, 2017
Aug 29, 2017
Employment Status
Full Time
Position Summary Information Position Responsibilities

The Departments of Political Science and Economics in the School of Humanities, Arts and Sciences at St. Catherine University invites applications for a full time, tenure-track position, beginning fall 2017, pending budget approval. Rank and salary commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities: The selected candidate is expected to have responsibilities in teaching, research and service. The teaching load is six sections (24 credits) per academic year. Applicants from all fields are welcome and should expect to teach introductory and upper level courses within their area of expertise across politics, economics, or nonprofit programs. The creation of knowledge in the discipline resulting in its dissemination through the publication of peer-reviewed articles is expected. Applicants should demonstrate excellence in teaching and a commitment to university service. The selected candidate will be responsible for advising undergraduate students and is expected to engage in service activities with colleagues, the department, school, campus, community and professional organizations.

The departments are comprised of diverse faculty members, reflecting our diverse student body. The Political Science and Economics departments offer a wide array of majors, including Economics, Financial Economics, International Business and Economics, International Relations, Political Science, and Women and International Development, and have just inaugurated a Non-Profit Studies minor. Applicants should be prepared to work collaboratively to support students who are passionate about social justice and plan to use their training to lead and influence.

Position Qualifications

Successful applicants should have a Ph.D. (in Political Science, Economics, Public Policy, or related field) by the beginning of Sept. 2017.

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 Notes: Spousal hires: There are a number of other departments at St. Catherine University hiring, as well as a number of other higher education institutions in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area, making this position ideal for dual-career academics.

Special/Other Requirements Summary To apply: Please go to the St. Catherine University Employment Site at to apply for this position. Position number is: 20160036-Fac. 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. Deep Shikha at Review of applications will begin immediately. Priority will be given to complete applications received by December 1, 2016; position open until filled.

St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105
EEO/AA/Drug Free Workplace Employer, Tobacco-Free Campuses

Our University is a proud member of the Upper Midwest HERC and is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff and assisting dual career couples. For more information and to find other higher education jobs in the Upper Midwest region, visit:

Similar jobs

More searches like this

Similar jobs