Faculty Openings

Assistant Professor-Cognitive Psychology
Assistant Professor Community Health Nursing - Department of Nursing Science
Assistant Professor of English (American Literature)
Assistant Professor for Gender and Women's Studies
Assistant Professor Medical-Surgical Nursing – Department of Nursing Science
Assistant Professor-Organic Chemistry
Director, Department of Nursing Science & Holder of The Marjorie A. Neuhoff Chair
Part-Time German Instuctor
Professional Specialist - Department of Nursing Science

 


Assistant Professor-Cognitive Pyschology

The Saint Mary’s College Department of Psychological Sciences invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in Cognitive Psychology to begin August 2020.

The successful candidate will teach Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Psychology lab, and some combination of Statistics, Research Methods, and Introduction to Psychology. The ability to teach Sensation & Perception or Psycholinguistics is a plus. Candidates can also develop and teach upper-level courses related to their expertise. The ability for the candidate to contribute to our growing interdisciplinary program in Neuroscience is highly preferred.

The individual in this position will teach three courses per semester based on the needs of the department and the teaching interests of the candidate. Qualified candidates whose teaching and research interests that are related, but not identical, to areas such as those described above, or a combination of those described above, are also encouraged to apply.

This position requires a Ph.D. either in Psychology or a related field. Candidates who are A.B.D. will be considered.  All successful candidates will contribute to the mission of the college which promotes a life of intellectual vigor, aesthetic appreciation, religious sensibility, and social responsibility. The Department of Psychological Sciences particularly emphasizes excellence in writing and research, and strong candidates will have an interest in inclusive pedagogy. Saint Mary’s College has a mission-driven responsibility to be diverse, inclusive, and equitable.

Applicants should submit a cover letter which includes a statement of how the candidate addresses their commitment to diversity, vitae, available evidence of teaching success, transcripts, and three (3) professional references electronically to psychsearch@saintmarys.edu or via U.S. Mail to Ms. Laura McCormack, Saint Mary’s College, Spes Unica Hall, Box 3, Notre Dame, Indiana 46556.  Review of applications will begin Nov. 1st 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

POSTED:  10/02/2019


Assistant Professor Community Health Nursing - Department of Nursing Science

The Department of Nursing Science at Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame IN seeks qualified
candidates eligible for a tenure-track appointment at the assistant professor level in
community/population health nursing to start in Fall 2020. Applicants must have an earned
doctorate; certification as a nurse practitioner or clinical nurse specialist is desirable. Applicants
completing their doctoral degree within one year of appointment will be considered.

The successful candidate will have a strong experiential foundation as a community/population
health nurse educator with expertise in evidence based practice, health policy and gerontology.
The applicant will have the opportunities to teach at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.
Experience with the use of simulation at all educational levels as well as with on-line teaching is
desirable.

Candidates will be expected to participate on Department and College committees and in College
service. The candidate is accountable for maintaining an active program of research (discovery
or translation) depending on the terminal degree. Support will be provided for clinical practice
of one day per week maximum for certified nurse practitioner candidates.
To apply, please send a cover letter, a CV, and a statement of teaching philosophy. In your
materials, please address evidence of teaching effectiveness and your commitment to educating a
diverse student body.

As a Catholic women’s liberal arts college, Saint Mary’s offers undergraduates and co-
educational graduate programs. Saint May’s college is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In
keeping with the College mission, Saint Mary’s is committed to increasing diversity at all levels
– students, faculty, and staff – and seeks applicants from candidates who share this commitment.
All applications should be sent electronically to: Karla Bronicki, Department of Science Search
Committee at kbronick@saintmarys.edu. Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2020
and continue until the position is filled. Letters of reference will be solicited after the initial
review.

POSTED:  12/09/2019


Assistant Professor of English (American Literature)

The Saint Mary's College Department of English invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of English (American literature) with a specialty in nineteenth-century transatlantic literature, and a secondary specialty in critical race theory. Demonstrated understanding and practice of feminist pedagogy is required. We especially require a faculty member whose approach to teaching and scholarship is keenly sensitive to historical race, class and gender injustices, as well to the intersectionalities among them; who is sophisticated and adept at critically analyzing those injustices as reflected and resisted in literary texts; and who is able to help our students to develop constructive intellectual and creative textual strategies for positive response. We seek a colleague who shares our commitment to diversity, inclusion and social justice, and who is eager to join us in building an empowering academic community for undergraduate women.

Teaching, Research and Service Expectations:

  • a 3/3 teaching load that includes: a regular rotation of junior-level survey courses covering every period of American literature; junior- and senior-level topics courses in long nineteenth-century transatlantic literature, which may include transatlantic Romanticism, the black Atlantic, literature of the Americas and similar areas; sophomore-, junior- and senior-level courses in African American literature and Native American literature; regular contributions to Saint Mary's distinctive Writing Across the Curriculum-based first year Writing Proficiency Program (https://www.saintmarys.edu/departments/administrative-programs/writing-proficiency-program); after first year of appointment, teaching (in rotation with other literature faculty) one or more of the following core courses required for the English literature major: ENLT 201:  Introduction to Literary Studies; ENLT 385: Literary Theory;  and ENLT 495:  Senior Literature Seminar. 
  • an active research and publishing agenda appropriate to a tenure-track position in American literature.
  • regular attendance at conferences in appropriate professional organizations to present papers, chair sessions and engage in professional service (annual travel funds provided by the College).
  • participation in English Department and College service activities that align with your interests and commitments.

Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in hand required.
  • dissertation in American literature required; transatlantic topic strongly preferred.
  • experience in teaching both first year writing and sophomore or above American literature courses required; full-time teaching experience strongly preferred; training and/or experience in teaching writing to students for whom English is not their first language highly desirable.
  • interest in contributing to interdisciplinary academic programs highly desired: please specify your interdisciplinary areas of interest in your letter of application.

For the initial application, please submit the following, no later than midnight, November 30, via Interfolio, at this link  http://apply.interfolio.com/70292If the link does not open for you when clicked, then try pasting it into your browser.  If you still have difficulty, then contact the Saint Mary's College English Department Chair directly:  Laura Haigwood, haigwood@saintmarys.edu.

IIf invited to progress to the next round of consideration, you will then be asked to provide the following additional materials by midnight, December 16: evidence of excellence in teaching (a sample syllabus for a firstyear writing course; a sample syllabus for a sophomore-level or above American literature course; one complete set of teaching evaluations from any writing or literature course; and, if obtainable, one Department Chair's, senior faculty colleague's, or Writing Program administrator's class observation report on any course); three current and confidential letters of recommendation; and a 4,000- to 6,000-word sample of scholarly writing. After reviewing these materials, the search committee will select Skype interviewees by January 8, and conduct Skype interviews from January 9 through January 15. On the basis of those interviews, we will invite three candidates for campus visits.

POSTED:  10/17/2019


Assistant Professor for Department of Gender and Women’s Studies

The Saint Mary’s College Department of Gender & Women’s Studies invites applications for an
Assistant Professor position to begin August 2020 with the ability to teach Introduction to
Gender & Women’s Studies, Transnational or Global Feminism, and Feminist Research
Methods. The ideal candidate would also be able to teach Feminist Theory and contribute
courses in Environmental Justice.
 
The individual in this position will teach three courses per semester based on the needs of the
department and the teaching interests of the successful candidate. In addition to teaching, the
individual in this position would help to supervise and build our internship program, mentor
senior projects, and advise our majors and minors. There is also potential for this person to
develop a study abroad component to a Transnational or Global Feminism course and/or an Ecofeminism course.
 
Applicants must have a Ph.D. either in Gender and Women’s Studies or the Social Sciences
(Political Science, Sociology, Geography, or Anthropology) with graduate-level certification in
Gender and Women’s Studies. Candidates who are A.B.D. will be considered. The Department
of Gender & Women’s Studies emphasizes excellence in writing and student engagement in
research, advocacy, and internships, and strong candidates will have an interest in inclusive
pedagogy. Founded in 1985, GWS is one of our most established and long-running
interdisciplinary programs at Saint Mary’s College.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, which includes a statement of how the candidate addresses their commitment to diversity, vitae, evidence of teaching success, teaching philosophy statement, official transcripts, and three (3) professional references electronically to gwssearch@saintmarys.edu. Review of applications will begin on December 1 and continue until the position is filled. Initial interviews will take place via Zoom in December 2019.

POSTED:  10/22/2019


Assistant Professor Medical-Surgical Nursing – Department of Nursing Science

The Department of Nursing Science at Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN seeks qualified
candidates for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in medical-surgical nursing
to start in Fall 2020. Applicants must have an earned doctorate; certification as a nurse
practitioner or clinical nurse specialist is desirable. Applicants completing their doctoral degree
within one year of appointment will be considered.

The successful candidate will have a strong experiential foundation as a medical-surgical nurse
educator with expertise in gerontology and evidence based practice. The applicant will have
opportunities to teach at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Teaching responsibilities
will include classroom as well as clinical instruction. Experience with the use of simulation at
all educational levels as well as with on-line teaching is desirable.

Candidates will be expected to participate on Department and College committees and in College
service. The candidate is accountable for maintaining an active program of research (discovery
or translation) depending on the terminal degree. Support will be provided for clinical practice
of one day per week maximum for certified nurse practitioner candidates.
To apply, please send a cover letter, a CV, and a statement of teaching philosophy. In your
materials, please address evidence of teaching effectiveness and your commitment to educating a
diverse student body.

As a Catholic, residential, women’s, liberal arts college, Saint Mary’s offers undergraduates and
co-educational graduate programs. Saint Mary’s College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In
keeping with the College’s mission, Saint Mary’s is committed to increasing its diversity at all
levels—students, faculty, and staff—and seeks applications from candidates who share this
commitment.

All applications should be sent electronically to: Karla Bronicki, Department of Science Search
Committee at kbronick@saintmarys.edu. Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2020
and continue until the position is filled. Letters of reference will be solicited after the initial
review.

POSTED: 12/09/2019


Assistant Professor-Organic Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry and Physics at Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN
seeks qualified candidates for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level
in organic chemistry to start in Fall 2020.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach an average of 9 contact hours per
semester (lecture sections are 3 hours, lab sections are 2-4 hours), primarily in our
organic chemistry sequence lecture and laboratories, as well as other advanced and
introductory chemistry courses that meet departmental and institutional needs. Faculty
are expected to develop an active and sustainable research program with
undergraduate students and are encouraged to incorporate research in the curriculum.
Other responsibilities include advising students and serving the department and college.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in organic chemistry or closely-related field and a
strong commitment to undergraduate teaching. Postdoctoral experience is preferred,
but not required. Preference will be given to applicants who have experience in bio-
organic or medicinal chemistry and can contribute to our growing biochemistry
curriculum.

To apply, please send a cover letter, a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a
description of undergraduate research plans. In your materials, please address
evidence of teaching effectiveness and your commitment to educating a diverse student
body.

Saint Mary’s College is a Catholic, residential, women’s, liberal arts college offering
undergraduate degrees and co-educational graduate programs. The College has a
student body of 1,578 undergraduate and graduate students, including 22 percent
students of color and international students from 8 countries.

All applications should be sent to: Chemistry Search Committee, Saint Mary’s College,
Department of Chemistry and Physics, Notre Dame, IN 46556. Applications may be
sent electronically to kragland@saintmarys.edu. Review of applications will begin on
December 9th, 2019 and continue until January 9, 2020. Letters of reference will be
solicited after initial review. More information about our department can be found at
https://www.saintmarys.edu/academics/departments/chemistry.

POSTED:  11/04/19


Director, Department of Nursing Science & Holder of the Marjorie A. Neuhoff Chair in Nursing

Saint Mary’s College, a Catholic liberal art’s College for women, invites applications and nominations for the position of Director, Department of Nursing Science and holder of The Marjorie A. Neuhoff Chair in Nursing within the Division of Nursing Science, Social Work, and Gerontology.  The College seeks an innovative, visionary individual to provide leadership to fully accredited (CCNE) professional programs at the undergraduate (BSN) and the doctoral (BSN to DNP) levels within a vibrant liberal arts, mission-driven, and student-centered environment.

In this 12-month position, the Director is the academic leader and chief administrative officer of the Department.  Candidates must be eligible for tenured appointment at the senior level (full or associate professor).  The endowed chair, which will always be occupied by the Director of the Department of Nursing Science, advances the Nursing Program at Saint Mary’s through visionary leadership and scholarly work.  This position will work collaboratively with the Director of the Division of Nursing Science, Social Work, and Gerontology.

Rank and Salary of the selected individual will be commensurate with background and experience.

Responsibilities of the position

The Department of Nursing Science Director and Neuhoff Chair holder is expected to:

  • Collaborate with the faculty on the direction of the department and other endeavors as appropriate;
  • Promote a culture within the department that facilitates transparency, collegiality, and open, direct communication;
  • Oversee administrative aspects of the department by taking action and by achieving desired results consistent with the goals of the department, the mission of the College, and established policies and procedures;
  • Direct and support the development of curriculum and academic policies to align with accreditation standards and appropriate governmental regulations;
  • Coordinate, plan, and recommend nursing program curricular development, innovation, modification, expansion, revision, and assessment;
  • Lead and expand collaborative initiatives and innovative partnerships that promote positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Mentor faculty and staff in their professional development and conduct annual performance reviews in consultation with the Division Director;
  • Support the recruitment and retention of faculty, staff, and students;
  • Manage financial affairs of the department to include budget management of operating and restricted account budgets and the pursuit of grants and academic partners;
  • Provide leadership for strategic planning and evaluation of outcomes;
  • Participate in shared governance and uphold College and department policies and processes;
  • Represent the department to the College’s senior administration, the Board of Trustees, and other internal and external stakeholders to articulate the vision of Nursing Science;
  • Teach within the curriculum as appropriate; and
  • Maintain oversight of continued accreditation and other State regulations.

Qualifications:

The successful candidate for the Director and Neuhoff Chair position will have/demonstrate the following:

  • An earned doctorate in nursing or a related field; if the earned doctorate is in a field other than nursing, a master’s degree in nursing is required;
  • Current, unencumbered licensure as a professional nurse with eligibility for an Indiana professional nursing license which must be acquired within two months of employment;
  • A willingness to support the mission, vision, and values of the College and the Department of Nursing Science.
  • Experience in higher education inclusive of evidence of success in academic leadership that includes a record of excellent academic program outcomes;
  • Commitment to the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion;
  • Formal leadership in baccalaureate and graduate nursing programs;
  • Effective advocacy on behalf of faculty, staff, and student resources in the context of ongoing expansion and innovation;
  • Commitment to integrated care models and inter-professional education;
  • Demonstrated involvement with health care leadership in local, regional, national, and global communities;
  • Proven experience with innovative projects in teaching health care professionals and curriculum development, especially with alternate delivery methods such as online course development and delivery, and integrating technology into the curriculum; and
  • Recognition of complex future trends in practice, health care ecosystems, and higher education.

To Apply:

The Search and Screen committee for the Director of the Department of Nursing Science and holder of The Marjorie A. Neuhoff Chair will review applications immediately and will continue to do so until the position is filled.  Please send CV with cover letter preferably by email to:

 

Karla Bronicki,
Administrative Assistant
Department of Nursing Science
Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame IN
kbronick@saintmarys.edu
574-284-4680

POSTED:  12/23/19


Part-Time German Instructor

The Department of Modern Languages and Cultures at Saint Mary’s College is seeking a part-time instructor to teach two courses in the Spring 2020: Introductory German II and Intermediate German II.

Candidates should hold a Master’s degree with a minimum of 18 hours of graduate work in the field. Teaching experience, especially at the college level, is desired. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  

To apply, please send a letter of interest, Curriculum Vitae and official copies of graduate transcripts to the Department Chair, Umberto Taccheri, at taccheri@saintmarys.edu.

POSTED:  09/25/2019


Professional Specialist - Department of Nursing Science

The Department of Nursing Science at Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN seeks qualified candidates for a non-tenure-track position as a professional specialist to start in fall 2020.

The successful candidate will possess an MSN degree with experience in simulation and in teaching foundational courses with undergraduate students.  Education beyond the MSN is desirable as well as certification in a specific clinical area.

The professional specialist will be expected to support the use of simulation in both undergraduate and graduate courses.  This position will be expected to assist faculty members in the sophomore health assessment and foundations courses with responsibility for clinical sections of students.  The professional specialist will be expected to incorporate simulations throughout the undergraduate curriculum and within the graduate curriculum in conjunction with course faculty members.  Additionally, the professional specialist must maintain and enhance their knowledge of high-fidelity simulations.

Candidates will possess strong organizational skills to organize, run and maintain the nursing lab keeping track of the inventory and supplies as needed in the nursing labs. The candidate is also expected to participate in department functions and be an active member in the Department of Nursing Science by participating in school committees and the essential work of the department.

To apply, please send a cover letter, a CV, and a statement of teaching philosophy.  In your materials, please address evidence of teaching effectiveness utilizing simulations and your commitment to educating a diverse student body.

As a Catholic, residential, women’s, liberal arts college, Saint Mary’s offers undergraduates and co-educational graduate programs. Saint Mary’s College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In keeping with the College’s mission, Saint Mary’s is committed to increasing its diversity at all levels—students, faculty, and staff—and seeks applications from candidates who share this commitment.

All applications should be sent to:  Karla Bronicki, School of Nursing Science Search Committee, School of Nursing Science, Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN 46556.  Applications may be sent electronically to kbronick@saintmarys.edu.  Review of applications will begin on January 15th, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.  Letters of reference will be solicited after the initial review. 

POSTED:  12/11/2019


 

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.