Faculty Vacancies

 

Department of Biology:
Assistant Professor of Biology/Tenure-Track Position

The Department of Biology, Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, Indiana, invites applications for one tenure-track appointment in biology at the Assistant Professor level beginning August, 2016. Saint Mary's College is a Catholic liberal arts college for women with a strong commitment to undergraduate education.

Applicants must hold (or be at completion of) a Ph.D. in the biological sciences. The successful candidate will have expertise in Neurobiology; experience in Developmental Biology is desirable. Teaching responsibilities will include introductory Human Anatomy and Physiology (for nursing majors) and can include specialty courses in her/his areas of knowledge.

The College supports the development of study abroad and/or experiential learning courses as well as the development of courses that could contribute to interdisciplinary fields such as global, intercultural, neuroscience, or gender/women’s studies. Research involving undergraduates is required. A strong commitment to undergraduate education of women, a liberal arts education, and service to the department and the College is expected.

The appointee will be a Lilly New Faculty Scholar during the first two pre-tenure years. As such, s/he will receive course load reductions and some financial support for research. Lilly New Faculty Scholars are expected to develop campus ties within the institution by participating in cross-divisional interactions with other college units.

Please send a complete CV along with a letter of intent that includes your teaching philosophy and research interests, as well as your email and phone contact information to: biologyfacultysearch@saintmarys.edu. In your letter of intent, be sure to include a clear statement highlighting your area of expertise.

Candidates will be contacted for full credentials (three letters of reference, visa status for foreign nationals, official transcripts, and evidence of excellent teaching [such as teaching evaluations]) if desired at a later date. Review of applications will begin August 17, 2015, and applications will no longer be accepted after Sept. 18, 2015.

Saint Mary's College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In keeping with the College’s mission, Saint Mary’s is committed to increasing its racial and ethnic diversity at all levels – students, faculty, and staff – and seeks applications from candidates who share this commitment.

 

 

Department of Communicative Sciences & Disorders:
Assistant Professors

The Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders at Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN, invites applicants with expertise in communication disorders to apply for two academic nine-month faculty positions (one tenure track open-rank position and one visiting position) starting August, 17, 2015. Our program has a strong commitment to the academic and clinical preparation of undergraduate and graduate students in the communication sciences. Our department consists of a dynamic team of dedicated educators, scholars, and clinicians who together have created a new professional training program at the graduate level and an innovative undergraduate program grounded in the principles of liberal arts education. We are looking for creative, flexible and collaborative individuals who can teach and advise undergraduate and graduate students, engage in service to the department, college, and community, contribute to the clinical education program, and who are interested in developing opportunities for students to engage in high-impact practices such as undergraduate and graduate collaborative research, telepractice, and community-based learning.

The Visiting Assistant Professor Position will be a 1 year position, but may be extended. Minimum qualifications include: PhD in speech language pathology, ABD in speech language pathology or related discipline near completion will be considered; eligibility for CCC-SLP and Indiana state licensure. Area of expertise is open, preference will be given to applicants who can enrich our existing curriculum. Experience with teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level is desirable, as is a background which includes supervision and provision of clinical services. Job responsibilities will include teaching, advising, and supervising undergraduate and graduate students.

The Tenure Track Position- Open Rank

Minimum qualifications include: PhD in speech language pathology; CCC-SLP and meet the requirement for Indiana state licensure. Preference will be given to applicants that have expertise in speech sound disorders, voice, fluency, AAC, Dysphagia, Cleft Palate and can enrich our existing curriculum. Job responsibilities will include: 1) teaching undergraduate and graduate courses; 2) advising and mentoring students; 3) participating in Departmental initiatives, including service to the Department, College, and professional communities; 4) supervising student projects/research; and, 5) engaging in an active or potential research program in area of interest; which could foster student engagement.

Interested applicants should submit the following: 1) cover letter in which the applicant addresses his/her goals, experience in the field of speech language pathology and the potential for student involvement in research, 2) teaching statement, 3) research statement, 4) curriculum vita, 5) evidence of excellent teaching and 6) names of 3 individuals who will provide written references which contextualize your accomplishments or potential in teaching, scholarship, and professional engagement. Materials should be sent to Susan Latham, Ph.D., 157 Madeleva Hall, Saint Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN 46556.

Questions may be directed to Dr. Latham, Department Chair, slatham@saintmarys.edu. Phone # (574) 284-4686

Review of applications will begin on 07/01/15 and will continue until the positions are filled. Anticipated employment date is 8/17/2015.

Saint Mary's College is a Catholic, liberal arts institution with an enrollment of approximately 1600 students. It is located in Notre Dame, IN along with the University of Notre Dame, and is adjacent to South Bend, an ethnically diverse city of 120,000 people in northern Indiana, approximately 90 miles east of Chicago. Saint Mary's College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In keeping with the College's mission, Saint Mary's is committed to increasing its racial and ethnic diversity at all levels--students, faculty, and staff--and seeks applications from candidates who share this commitment. Saint Mary's has a nationally-accredited child care center on campus which also accommodates practicums and research. Teaching and research grants are available.

 

Department of Mathematics:

The Department of Mathematics at Saint Mary’s College is accepting applications for a visiting position to begin August 2015. Requirements include a Masters in mathematics. The ideal candidate will have an interest and experience in teaching at the undergraduate level, specifically finite mathematics, introductory graph theory, and/or statistics. Duties beyond teaching include individual interaction with students, including holding weekly office hours.

Applications must be postmarked by August 1, 2015, to guarantee full consideration; however, applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. A complete application includes a curriculum vitae with the candidate’s philosophy of teaching, post-secondary transcripts, evidence of teaching excellence (such as teaching evaluations), and at least one letter of reference, preferably two, addressing teaching. Applications may be submitted by mail or electronically (in .pdf format) to the email address below. Letters of reference should be sent directly from the recommender.

Saint Mary's College, the nation’s premier Catholic women’s college, founded and continually sponsored by the Sisters of the Holy Cross since 1844, is located in Notre Dame, Indiana. Its mission is to educate women in the liberal arts tradition, focusing on intellectual vigor, religious sensibility, aesthetic appreciation, and social responsibility. U.S. News & World Report ranks Saint Mary’s College among the top 100 Nation’s Best Liberal Arts colleges. Saint Mary’s students enjoy all the benefits of a small, liberal arts college, but also have access to many courses and extracurricular activities at the University of Notre Dame. Saint Mary’s College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In keeping with the College’s mission, Saint Mary’s is committed to increasing its racial and ethnic diversity at all levels—students, faculty, and staff—and seeks applications from candidates who share this commitment.

Application materials should be sent to:

Joanne Snow, Chair

Department of Mathematics

Saint Mary’s College

Notre Dame, IN 46556

mathsearch@saintmarys.edu

 

Department of Modern Languages:
Assistant Professor of Spanish

The Department of Modern Languages at Saint Mary’s College invites applications for a full time, tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to begin in August of 2015. Field of Specialization: Latin American and Latino/a Literature and Culture. Preference will be given to candidates who have previous experience teaching Spanish to heritage speakers and/or who are heritage speakers themselves. Interest in trans-national literature and culture and interdisciplinary approaches such as cultural studies, media studies, or women’s studies would be considered a plus. Teaching responsibilities include 3 courses (11 credit hours) per semester at all levels (language instruction and advanced literature and culture courses). Candidate is expected to participate in student advising and other department-related activities. The candidate should demonstrate excellence in undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts environment as well as scholarly promise. Applicants must possess native or near-native fluency in Spanish and have teaching experience. Candidates will hold a PhD in Latin American and/or Latino Literature and Culture (PhD in hand by June 2015). Candidates should submit a letter of interest, CV, evidence of teaching excellence, and three letters of reference to: Professor Jennifer Zachman, Chair, Department of Modern Languages, Regina Hall, Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN 46556. Electronic submissions can be sent to modlsrch@saintmarys.edu. Candidates may be asked to submit additional materials at a later date. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

Saint Mary’s College is a Catholic, four-year liberal arts institution for women located in Notre Dame, Indiana, with an enrollment of approximately 1600 students. Saint Mary's College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In keeping with the College's mission, Saint Mary's is committed to increasing its racial and ethnic diversity at all levels--students, faculty, and staff--and seeks applications from candidates who share this commitment.

 

Department of Nursing:
Professional Specialist - Part time

The Department of Nursing at Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame Indiana, invites applications for a part time position as a Professional Specialist beginning Nov 1, 2015. Saint Mary’s College, the nation’s premier Catholic women’s college, was founded by the Sisters of the Holy Cross in 1844 and is located in Notre Dame, Indiana. Its mission is to educate women in the liberal arts tradition, focusing on intellectual vigor, religious sensibility, aesthetic appreciation, and social responsibility. U.S. News and World Report ranks Saint Mary’s College among the top 100 Nation’s Best Liberal Arts colleges. The nursing department offers a traditional BSN program.

Applicants must hold a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in nursing (MSN desirable) and have experience teaching undergraduate nursing students. Candidates must be eligible for nursing licensure in Indiana. Expectations include teaching in the on-site learning lab, managing simulation teaching experiences with faculty, maintaining essential lab supplies and the organization of the lab environment. A strong commitment to undergraduate education of women and a liberal arts education is expected.

Please send (electronically) a letter of application, a resume or C.V., three letters of recommendation from professional colleagues to:

Linda Paskiewicz, PhD, RN

Marjorie Neuhoff Professor and Director

Department of Nursing

Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN 46556

lpaskie@saintmarys.edu

Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

 

Department of Nursing:
Professional Specialist - Full time

The Department of Nursing at Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN invites applicants for a full-time, 11 month, professional specialist position. This position supports the graduate and undergraduate programs. Responsibilities include undergraduate advising of intended nursing majors beginning in the sophomore year, provision of on-going communication with graduate admissions and applicants for the graduate program, and provision of support to the Graduate Program Director.

Applicants must have experience in advising undergraduate students and in reviewing student files, experience with creating reports and managing outcome data, and experience with the college admissions process. Previous experience with graduate students is desirable but not mandatory. Strong organizational and communication skills are required.

Please send (electronically) a letter of application to:

Linda Paskiewicz, PhD, CNM, RN

Marjorie Neuhoff Professor and Director Department of Nursing

Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN 46556

lpaskie@saintmarys.edu

Review of applications will begin June 1st and continue until the position is filled.

 

 

 

 

 

Saint Mary's College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In keeping with the College’s mission, Saint Mary’s is committed to increasing its racial and ethnic diversity at all levels -- students, faculty, and staff – and seeks applications from candidates who share this commitment.”