The Department of Social Work at St. Catherine University invites applications for a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track contract appointment as faculty in our master’s degree program in clinical social work starting in fall 2019.
We are seeking an educator and thought-leader with a desire to build and support growth in clinical social work programming at St. Catherine University. This position offers excellent opportunities to shape and enrich our programs. We appreciate that social work is an ever-changing field and seek a candidate interested in adding innovative elements to our curriculum. Our department values the opportunities for engagement that come along with small class sizes and a highly collaborative team.
Responsibilities: The selected candidate will demonstrate excellence in teaching, scholarship and service roles by providing innovation and collaboration in their work with faculty, staff, students, and the community. In the context of a growing MSW program within a university comprised of a diverse student body, this position prioritizes teaching with a mission to help students use their training to lead and influence change. The successful candidate will be expected to teach, advise students, conduct scholarly work, and engage in service activities with colleagues, the department, school, campus, community, and professional organizations.
An earned doctorate or working toward a doctorate, preferably in social work, a master’s in social work, at least two years post-master’s practice experience, and eligibility for independent-level social work licensure in the state of Minnesota.
Commitment to conducting, publishing, and presenting research at professional meetings (with evidence in past experiences).
Experience in higher education 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. Preference is given to individuals who have experience teaching, conducting scholarly work and/or serving multicultural, underrepresented, and/or marginalized populations.
To apply: Please go to the St. Catherine University employment site to apply. Applicants may also visit the University Human Resources office, located in Derham Hall Room 8, to submit an electronic application. Please include a cover letter including your vision for the future of social work education, a CV, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Candidates selected for interview will need to provide three references. Official transcripts and background check will be required for employment. For information, contact Dr. Michael Chovanec at firstname.lastname@example.org or 651-690-8722. Application deadline is March 28, 2019.
Internal Number: 20190000 - FAC
About St. Catherine University
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 both women and men. 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 nearly 5,000 students in certificate, associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral programs in traditional day and evening/weekend/online formats.