The successful candidate will offer one course per semester while directing the Shut It Down project housed in the School of Education. The Shut It Down project is a program that works to interrupt the school-to-prison pipeline through coaching St. Louis-area K-12 teachers and administrators in restorative justice practices. Candidates must demonstrate commensurate scholarly potential, works in progress, plans for future research, connection to intellectual communities that will support a productive research plan, and potential for success as a teaching scholar. Candidates should also demonstrate strong teaching potential including experience teaching African American Studies to a diverse population of undergraduates, and a commitment to excellence in teaching and research mentoring of undergraduates.
Saint Louis University(SLU) is a private, co-educational Jesuit university located in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Founded in 1818 by the Most Reverend Louis Guillaume Valentin Dubourg SLU is the oldest university west of the Mississippi River. The University has campuses in St. Louis, Mo. and Madrid, Spain. SLU values academic excellence, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service. For nearly 200 years, the University has gone beyond teaching facts and figures, encouraging students to form ideas and identities. Today, SLU students are nearly 14,000 strong. The University has invested vast resources to advance academic programs and enhance the student experience. SLU also is a major research institution where premier researchers tackle local and global challenges. And the University's commitment to community service has earned it national acclaim and bolstered its status as a character-building college.