University of St. Thomas

Assistant Professor - Sociology and Criminal Justice (5-year Limited Term)

Location
Minneapolis, MN
Posted
Aug 08, 2018
Closes
Aug 31, 2018
Ref
r2018-3593
Contact
University of St. Thomas
Category
Education
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

Assistant Professor - Sociology and Criminal Justice (5-year Limited Term)
Posted Date 1 week ago(8/8/2018 6:13 AM)
Number of Openings 1
Closing Date 10/05/2018
Type of Search Faculty
Who May Apply This position is open to all qualified applicants.
Position Number 2018-3593
Campus
St Paul
Department/Unit Sociology and Criminal Justice - CAS
Employment Type Limited Term Faculty
FLSA Status Exempt/Salaried
Benefits Eligible Yes
Special Instructions For full consideration, materials should be submitted by October 5, 2018. Screening interviews will be conducted and will be followed by a campus visit. Applicants should submit a cover letter indicating areas of teaching, one-page teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae or resume, and evidence of teaching effectiveness (must include multiple teaching evaluations) to http://www.stthomas.edu/jobsatust/. | | Applicants should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be forwarded to Dr. Tanya Gladney, Chair, Mail Box #5021, 2115 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105. If you have questions regarding the position, please contact the department chair at 651-962-5638 or tgladney@stthomas.edu.

OVERVIEW

The Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice at the University of St. Thomas invites applications for an up to Five-Year Limited Term position at the Assistant Professor Level beginning on September 1, 2019. Preference would be for candidates who can teach Introduction to Criminal Justice, Crime and Delinquency, and Corrections. We are open to candidates with an interdisciplinary background who can also teach Introductory to Sociology along with the potential to teach specialty topics.

For more information on the department, see Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice website.


QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants must hold at least a PhD or ABD status for Assistant Professor or Instructor ranking, respectively. The degree should be in Sociology, Criminology, or closely related field (J.D. or L.L.B. is not sufficient).

Established in 1885, the University of St. Thomas is Minnesota's largest private university with an enrollment of about 11,000 students studying in a wide range of liberal arts, professional, and graduate programs. Inspired by our Catholic tradition and the rich resources of the dynamic Twin Cities, St. Thomas seeks to develop morally responsible individuals who combine career competency with cultural awareness and intellectual curiosity. The University has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion, to equal opportunity policies and practices, and to the principles and goals of affirmative action; and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to these principles. Nominations of, as well as applications from, women, persons of color and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged.

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 at www.stthomas.edu/jobs.

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer


SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR CANDIDATES

For full consideration, materials should be submitted by October 5, 2018. Screening interviews will be conducted and will be followed by a campus visit. Applicants should submit a cover letter indicating areas of teaching, one-page teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae or resume, and evidence of teaching effectiveness (must include multiple teaching evaluations) to http://www.stthomas.edu/jobsatust/.

Applicants should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be forwarded to Dr. Tanya Gladney, Chair, Mail Box #5021, 2115 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105. If you have questions regarding the position, please contact the department chair at 651-962-5638 or tgladney@stthomas.edu.


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