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Adjunct Faculty - Arts and Humanities

Employer
St. Catherine University
Location
Minnesota, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Oct 31, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Other Humanities
Employment Level
Adjunct
Employment Type
Full Time
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Adjunct Faculty - Arts and Humanities

Division: Academic Affairs
Department/Office: Theology BA/BS

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The School of Arts and Humanities at St. Catherine University invites applications for Adjunct Lecturer positions in Philosophy and Theology for the 2022-2023 academic year, beginning February 2023.

The School of Arts and Humanities at St. Catherine University is a community of disciplines including Art and Art History; History and International Studies; Literature, Language, and Writing; Philosophy; and Theology. Together through our interdisciplinary cohort we guide students in their pursuit of making and living a meaningful life. Through our programs, students wield the exploratory, analytic, creative, and expressive power of the Arts and Humanities. Our mission is to educate women, LGBT+, and non-binary people to lead and influence, equipped with the unique contributions of humanistic study. This entails training in our disciplines and cross-disciplinary methods, developing civic engagement, and exercising skills needed to be successful in careers that demand critical and creative thinking. Committing to the work of social justice, as lived by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, we engage in the persistent endeavor to learn about and dismantle the ways in which racism, colorism, ableism, sexism, gender violence, classism, colonialism, environmental degradation, and other forms of oppression have conditioned the world as well as our areas of practice, research, and pedagogy. Hovering at the intersection of theory and praxis, we consider knowledge as meaning-making, as an act rather than merely a representation. Our work is about crafting relevant curricula that reflects and values our students' whole selves—demographic, academic, vocational, physical and spiritual. The Arts and Humanities Division at St. Kate's boldly imagines—and works to produce—a more just, democratic and sustainable future!

Responsibilities:
Teach one or two classes on a semester basis in traditional or online environments.
Educate and support students in their classroom.
Communicate respectfully and build relationships of trust with people of all cultures and abilities.
Foster a culture of inclusive excellence through authentic relationships with students as an educator, and a mentor.
Monitor and assess student-learning outcomes and provide timely and frequent feedback to students on academic performance.
Monitor curriculum content and make recommendations as appropriate to maintain relevance.
Consistent with the university's Catholic identity, its commitment to women, diversity, inclusion, social justice, and dedication to a liberal arts-based curriculum, faculty are expected to manifest these themes in their teaching and practice experiences.

St. Catherine University in St. Paul/Minneapolis, Minnesota, is a comprehensive Catholic university and home to one of the nation's largest colleges for women, with associate and graduate programs for all genders. Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1905, the University integrates liberal arts and professional education within the Catholic traditions of intellectual inquiry and social teaching. Committed to excellence and opportunity, St. Catherine enrolls students in certificate, associate, baccalaureate, master's and doctoral programs in traditional day and evening/weekend/online formats.

Minimum Qualifications:
THIS DEPENDS ON THE POSITION (SPANISH HAS LOWER REQUIREMENTS, FOR EXAMPLE)
  • Master’s degree in relevant field. Note that enrollment in a doctoral program with master’s level equivalency meets the qualifications to teach at the undergraduate level.
  • Ability to teach in a traditional classroom setting or in an online setting





Preferred Qualifications:
  • Doctoral level degree in a relevant field
  • Experience teaching in a college or university setting



We seek creative, adaptable staff who enjoy working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity, multicultural understanding, and cultural fluency. Consistent with the university’s commitment to women, diversity and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their experience and service.

Application instructions:


Posting Number: 20220146-FAC
Posting Start Date: 10/31/2022
Application Deadline: 1/7/2023

To apply, visit https://stcatherine.peopleadmin.com/postings/7524

St. Catherine University is an equal opportunity employer. Our commitment to inclusion reflects the central value of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet to “love of neighbor without distinction” and provides a learning and working environment that is enriched by the diversity of all our members. Individuals of religious, racial, ethnic, gender identity, nation of origin, or disability groups that have traditionally had less representation in higher education are encouraged to apply. Should you need an interview accommodation please contact us at hr@stkate.edu or 651-690-6565.


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