St.  Catherine University

Temporary Assistant Professor of Sociology

Dec 02, 2017
Apr 20, 2018
Employment Status
Full Time
Position Summary Information Position Responsibilities

The Department of Sociology at St. Catherine University invites applications for a one-year, full time ranked faculty position beginning August 2018. Rank and salary are commensurate with experience.

Responsibilities: The selected candidate will be responsible for teaching both introductory and upper-division courses. The teaching load is six sections (24 credits) per academic year. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in qualitative research methods, global women’s issues, and race, class, and gender. Upper division course may be cross listed with Critical Studies of Race and Ethnicity and Women's Studies.

The Department of Sociology is committed to creating an inclusive environment in which faculty and students are representative of and responsive to diverse populations and multiple differences. The department is comprised of diverse faculty members, reflecting our diverse student body. 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

Required qualifications: Ph.D. in Sociology or ABD is required. Applicants should have a demonstrated record of excellent teaching and scholarship, and at least 2 years' experience teaching students at the baccalaureate degree level.

Preferred Qualifications: Expertise in qualitative research methods, global women’s issues, and race, class, and gender is preferred.

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. Consistent with the university's 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 the position. Applicants may also visit the University Human Resources office, located in Derham Hall Room 8, to submit an electronic application. Attach a cover letter, CV, and a statement of teaching interests. Candidates selected for interview will need to provide 3 references. Official transcripts and background check will be required for employment. For information, contact Nancy A. Heitzeg, Professor and Chair of Sociology 651 690 8806 or Review of applications will begin on February 23, 2018. Position will remain 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

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