The University of St. Thomas Chemistry Department invites applications for an adjunct faculty appointment, to teach one or more sections of chemistry lecture and/or lab courses. This posting is continuously open, and qualified applicants will be part of a pool of candidates for review biannually. Teaching load generally ranges from one to two lectures or laboratory sections per semester, depending upon department needs and enrollments. Adjunct instructors will work under the guidance of a lead faculty mentor and should be dedicated to the instruction and development of undergraduate students. We seek candidates interested in facilitating meaningful experiences between students and faculty that empower undergraduate students to find success and to solve challenging problems in service of the common good. The University of St. Thomas embraces diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity for all. Our convictions of dignity, diversity and personal attention call us to embody and champion a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. The University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer (EEO). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. We are committed to building a skilled team that represents a variety of backgrounds and perspectives. This commitment is consistent with our mission: Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good. A successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission.
QualificationsWe will consider candidates that have an advanced degree Chemistry or closely related field with a doctorate (Ph.D.) preferred in the related subdiscipline they will be teaching. We encourage graduate students with an ABD status to apply. Applicants must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or eligible for legally required exemption such as a medical or religious reason. HOW TO APPLYCandidates will be asked to copy/paste a cover letter into the application and submit a curriculum vitae with professional references. The cover letter should include which disciplines the candidate is interested in teaching. The curriculum vitae should provide evidence that the candidate is qualified to teach the preferred discipline. If the candidate wishes to be considered for a lecture position, they should also include evidence of teaching effectiveness as part of the application. No references will be contacted without first getting the permission of the candidate. **This posting is for a pooled, adjunct faculty position for continuous recruitment. Review of candidates is typically done two times annually - late spring/summer and late fall/winter.** 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 10,000 students pursue degrees in a wide range of liberal arts, professional, and graduate programs. All University of St. Thomas employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Limited exemptions will be made for medical and religious reasons. Our offer of employment is contingent upon the verification of your COVID-19 vaccination or an approval through our exemption process of a medical or religious exemption. The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website at www.stthomas.edu/jobs. The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer