The Henrietta Schmoll School of Health at St. Catherine University invites applications for an Assistant Professor position within the Occupational Therapy Graduate Program. It is a full-time, rolling contract position scheduled to begin the January term of 2020-2021.
Occupational Therapy uses the skills needed to learn, work, plan, socialize, sleep, and care for oneself and other to help people participate in life to their fullest potential. St. Catherine University is one of the few schools in the nation to offer a full array of OT programs at the associate, master’s and doctoral level. Join our team of award-winning faculty at St. Kate’s where we have a seventy-year history of excellence in OT education and leadership in the profession.
Teach six graduate courses throughout the academic year, including a combination of summer, fall and/or spring terms.
Communicate respectfully and build relationships of trust with people of all cultures and abilities, affirming the worth and preserving the dignity of individuals, families, and communities.
Design, teach, evaluate and revise course content to reflect evidence-based practice and most current knowledge in the field.
Teach in traditional classroom, online and hybrid environments.
Foster a culture of inclusive excellence through authentic relationships with students as an educator, an advisor, and a mentor
Monitor and assess student-learning outcomes and provide timely and frequent feedback to students on academic performance
Develop an active program of research in their area of interest and expertise to advance the discipline and inform classroom teaching. Through this, collaborate with undergraduate students in research.
Monitor curriculum content and make recommendations as appropriate to maintain relevance.
Effectively contribute to the highly collaborative work of the Department.
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, research, service and accomplishments.
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 nearly 5,000 students in certificate, associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral programs in traditional day and evening/weekend/online formats.
Must be eligible for licensure in Minnesota with NBCOT certification
ABD will be considered but degree must be completed shortly after start.
Teaching experience at the master’s or doctoral level
Experience in pediatrics, kinesiology, program evaluation, client education programming and/or mental health practice.
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.
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 [email protected] or 651-690-6565.
Visit https://stcatherine.peopleadmin.com to apply. Three references and successful completion of a background check will be required for employment. For information, contact Stephanie de Sam Lazaro at 651-690-6622. Application deadline is December 15, 2020. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2020 and priority will be given to those applications.
Our university is a proud member of the Upper Midwest HERC and is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff and assisting dual career couples. For more information and to find other higher education jobs in the Upper Midwest region, visit: www.uppermidwestherc.org.