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The Department of Music at the University of St. Thomas invites applications for a Visiting Director of Choral Activities. The anticipated position appointment is September 1, 2019 - May 31, 2020.
POSITION DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The successful candidate will be responsible for the artistic leadership and administration of all aspects of the University of St. Thomas choral program. Responsibilities will include conducting Chamber Singers, Concert Choir, and Festival Choir; and providing support and leadership for the directors of Liturgical Choir (and collaboration with Campus Ministry), Donne Unite, and Jazz Singers, as well as for the accompanists and student staff. Other teaching duties that fit the candidate’s talents and qualifications and the department’s needs will be assigned. In addition to Fall and Spring choral concerts, the Visiting Director of Choral Activities will work closely with the Artistic Director in preparing and executing the Christmas Concert. Active and sustained engagement in professional activities beyond St. Thomas is also expected, as is participation in appropriate faculty duties and committees. These duties include ensemble and scholarship auditions and vocal juries, as well as budget management, recruiting and other duties as assigned.
The University of St. Thomas, Department of Psychology is seeking a candidate for a full-time six-month (January-June) visiting faculty position in Developmental Psychology at the rank of Assistant Professor for the 2019-2020 academic year (beginning Sept 1, 2019). Teaching responsibilities for the Spring semester may include developmental psychology courses (e.g., Infancy and Childhood, Lifespan Development, Adolescence, and Adulthood and Aging), General Psychology, and/or an upper level course in the area of the candidate’s expertise.
Established in 1885, the University of St. Thomas is located in the major metropolitan area of Minneapolis-St. Paul, and is Minnesota's largest private university. Its 11,000 students pursue degrees in a wide range of liberal arts, professional, and graduate programs.
Founded in 1885, the University of St. Thomas is a private, Catholic, liberal arts university based in the Twin Cities of St. Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota. St. Thomas is one of the largest and oldest Catholic colleges or universities in the United States and is the largest private college or university in Minnesota. The University emphasizes values-centered, career-oriented education, and offers bachelor's degrees in more than 90 major and 60 minor fields of study. Additionally, the university offers more than 60 graduate degree programs in seven academic schools and colleges. Its graduate programs lead to masters, education specialist, juris doctorate and doctoral degrees.
St. Thomas has evolved from humble beginnings as a men's seminary and college into a comprehensive coeducational university. The University seeks to be a recognized leader in Catholic higher education that excels in effective teaching, active learning, scholarly research and responsible engagement with the local community, as well as with the national and global communities. Even with its growth, St. Thomas continues to focus on the needs of individual students and fulfill its mission to educate them "to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good."
As a community, the University of St. Thomas is committed to:
- Pursuit of truth - We value intellectual inquiry as a life-long habit, the unfettered and impartial pursuit of truth in all its forms, the integration of knowledge across disciplines, and the imaginative and creative exploration of new ideas.
- Academic excellence - We create a culture among faculty, students and staff that recognizes the power of ideas and rewards rigorous thinking.
- Faith and reason - We actively engage Catholic intellectual tradition, which values the fundamental compatibility of faith and reason and fosters meaningful dialogue directed toward the flourishing of human culture.
- Dignity - We respect the dignity of each person and value the unique contributions that each brings to the greater mosaic of the university community.
- Diversity - We strive to create a vibrant diverse community in which, together, we work for a more just and inclusive society.
- Personal attention - We foster a caring culture that supports the well-being of each member.
- Gratitude - We celebrate the achievements of all members of our community in goals attained and obstacles overcome, and in all things give praise to God.
The University of St. Thomas invites applications for a full-time, 10-month Clinical Faculty position in English for the university’s two-year college, the Dougherty Family College. This is a non-tenure-track, renewable position.
Faculty will teach 100-level and 200-level courses that integrate the teaching of writing and literature (e.g., Critical Thinking: Literature and Writing and Texts in Conversation, Writing Intensive) and serve as academic advisor and mentor to a cohort of students. We seek colleagues with a record of success in teaching English courses, expertise in culturally responsive pedagogy, and a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Faculty are expected to teach 3 courses per semester and provide intensive mentoring and advising (starting August 1, 2019).
This is a full-time 10-month non-tenure track, renewable positon.
The School of Engineering at the University of St. Thomas has an opening for a faculty position in Civil Engineering. The position is open rank tenure track including the possibility of Clinical (non-tenure track) appointment.
As a student-focused institution with a strong hands-on curriculum, we emphasize undergraduate and graduate education that provides technical excellence with a significant emphasis on real world applications. Faculty at St. Thomas have the freedom to grow and pursue excellence in their area of engineering passion as educators and researchers. St. Thomas’ location in the vibrant metro-area community of Minneapolis-St Paul provides for an outstanding balance of life and work. Join our growing team as we work to build something truly special here in Minnesota.
Candidates with excellence in all areas of Civil Engineering are welcome while special consideration will be given to candidates in the fields of hydrology, water resources, or environmental engineering. Professional Engineer (PE) licensure and significant industry experience are also preferred. Successful candidates will be expected to develop and provide undergraduate and graduate courses in their area of expertise, establish and maintain active research programs, and provide service to the department, university, and profession.
The University of St. Thomas invites applications for an adjunct Public Health instructor for Spring 2019. Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate courses in Epidemiology (4 cr.), Global Health (4 cr.), and Public Health Research Methods (4 cr.).
The Mathematics department at the University of St. Thomas is looking for adjunct faculty members to teach lower level mathematics courses for Spring of 2019. These courses are Finite Mathematics, Calculus with Review I and II, Business Calculus, and Calculus I.
The Department of Modern & Classical Languages at the University of Saint Thomas invites applications for the position of adjunct instructor of German beginning in Fall Semester 2018 with likely continuation in the spring. Teaching load is anticipated at 1-3 courses per semester at the elementary or intermediate level, but may include upper level classes as well. The German program is searching for a generalist with interest in the STEM fields and/or content-based instruction. Salary will be commensurate with experience and degree.
The University of St. Thomas invites applications for adjunct faculty within the Computer and Information Science department.
Adjunct faculty are being sought to teach both entry-level and intermediate courses in Computer Science, beginning Fall 2017. Qualified applicants for the entry-level course (CISC 130) will have strong computer programming and problem solving skills, with experience in Matlab and C. Qualified applicants for the intermediate-level course (CISC 310) will be able to introduce Computer Science majors to the basic principles of designing and building operating systems, covering topics such as concurrent processes, synchronization, memory management, CPU scheduling, input/output device handling, file systems design, security and protection.