Faculty Vacancies

 

Department of Biology:
Professional Specialist

Requirements:  At least a Master’s degree in biology or a related science field.  Post-baccalaureate work or teaching experience desired.  A demonstrated ability to present a positive public image to students, faculty, and campus visitors and to accept supervision from the faculty partner and the Chair of the Department.

Responsibilities:
This is a full time (40 hours per week) position.  Physical presence in the department required for at least 32 hours per week of the academic year.

The primary role is a partnership with a faculty member in teaching, coordinating, and designing the laboratory sections for the assigned.  Professional Specialists are expected to be familiar with the course content and serve as advisers for students in the course.  Professional Specialists also may be asked to fill in for the course instructor when appropriate. 

Primary Regular Duties:
Lab – primary responsibility

·   Set up and take down lab.

·   Pre-run labs to make sure they work. (Extensive troubleshooting is the responsibility of the faculty member.)

·   Write lab quiz and lab exam questions, if requested. (Faculty member must review and approve the questions or exam.)

·   Grade all assignments for their lab sections.

·   Make up labs (outside of normal class times) with students from their lab sections as deemed appropriate.

Proctor exams as requested with notice.

Supervise work study students and monitor/coordinate purchase of supplies.

Supervision Received:
Works under the supervision of the faculty partner and the Chair of the Department of Biology.

Application:

Send letter of application by February 15, 2016 to:

Nancy P. Nekvasil, Chair
Department of Biology
Saint Mary’s College
Notre Dame, IN  46556

Candidates will be contacted at a later date for full credentials if desired.  To begin:  August, 2016

Department of Business Administration and Economics:
Tenure-Track Position

The Department of Business Administration and Economics at Saint Mary’s College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning Fall 2016. Responsibilities include teaching three courses per semester, the ability to conduct independent research, advising, and serving on College committees.

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. 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.

Required Qualifications: Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Economics at the time of appointment. Candidates must demonstrate an ability to pursue independent research and have a demonstrable record of high quality teaching. Excellence in teaching, research, and advising is expected. All candidates must provide evidence of effective teaching and an active research program.

Desired Qualifications: Most importantly, we seek a candidate with a documented dedication to excellence in teaching, preferably two or more years. Further, we seek a candidate with a demonstrated quality and strong potential in research that will contribute to and enhance the College’s reputation. The ideal candidate will have experience outside of academia in a business environment to harmonize with the interdisciplinary nature of our department.

Application Procedure: Only complete applications will be reviewed and must include the following:

1. Letter of application

2. Curriculum Vitae

3. Three letters of reference

4. Research statement

5. Teaching statement

6. Teaching evaluations

7. Official graduate transcripts

All materials must be submitted by Tuesday, November 10, 2015. Please direct any questions about the position to Professor Joyce Hicks, the Search Committee Chair, Department of Business Administration and Economics, Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN 46556.

Department of Chemistry and Physics:

The Department of Chemistry and Physics at Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN seeks qualified candidates for two positions.

Position one is a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in organic chemistry. The successful candidate will teach in the organic chemistry sequence (lectures and laboratories), as well as other courses in the chemistry curriculum such as general chemistry, advanced laboratory, or an upper-division chemistry elective course as appropriate. Faculty will have a 3/3 teaching load, are expected to have an active, student-centered research program and participate in the life of the College.  The department is also interested in innovative teaching and expanding interdisciplinary teaching activities and welcomes candidates to address their experience in innovative or interdisciplinary approaches in their application materials.

Candidates for this position should have a Ph.D. in organic chemistry and a strong commitment to both undergraduate teaching and student-driven research. To apply, please send a cover letter stating which position you are applying for, a CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a description of undergraduate research plans to the address below.

Position two is a one-year visiting assistant professor in any field of chemistry, pending budgetary approval.  Duties will be teaching in the introductory chemistry courses and laboratories. 

Candidates for position two should have a Ph.D. in any field of chemistry and a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching. Candidates with teaching experience are preferred. To apply, please send a cover letter stating which position you are applying for, a CV, and a statement of teaching philosophy to the address below. 

Saint Mary’s College is a Catholic, liberal arts college for women, with a strong focus on undergraduate education.  The natural sciences are housed in the Science Hall, which is undergoing a $10 million renovation and expansion scheduled to be completed in the summer of 2016.  We are an ACS approved program. 

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 mnoak@saintmarys.edu. Review of applications will begin on January 18, 2016 and continue until the positions are filled. Letters of reference will be solicited after initial review. More information at https://www.saintmarys.edu/academics/departments/chemistry-physics

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

 

English Department:
Assistant Professor of English (Medieval Literature)

Saint Mary’s College seeks a tenure-track assistant professor of Medieval literature in English to begin in August, 2016. Teaching responsibilities will include upper-division courses in Medieval and Renaissance literature, history of the English language and history of the book, and writing-intensive first-year literature courses.  Experience and proven ability in first-year writing instruction essential. Course load 3/3. Ph.D. required at time of appointment.  Dedication to undergraduate teaching and scholarly publication expected. 

Candidates should submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae to Christopher Cobb, Chair, English Department via e-mail at ccobb@saintmarys.edu. Application materials due by December 15, 2015.

Saint Mary’s College, with approximately 1660 students, is a Roman Catholic, residential women’s college committed to the liberal arts tradition.  Saint Mary’s College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  In keeping with the College’s mission, Saint Mary’s is committed to increasing racial and ethnic diversity at all levels—students, faculty, and staff—and seeks applications from candidates who share this commitment.

Department of History:
One-year, Visiting

The Department of History at Saint Mary’s College invites applications for a one-year, visiting appointment for a teacher/scholar with a Ph.D. (ABD considered) in the history of Africa or China/Asia. Teaching responsibilities include the World Civilizations survey and upper-level courses, including women’s history, in the area of specialty. Applicants must demonstrate excellence in teaching. Review of credentials will begin on December 15. Send letter of application, c. v., graduate transcripts, at least three letters of reference, and evidence of teaching excellence (e.g. teaching evaluations) to Dr. Bill Svelmoe, Department of History, Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN 46556. Electronic submissions accepted to wsvelmoe@saintmarys.edu.

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. 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 Mathematics & Computer Science:
Tenure Track Positions 

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Saint Mary’s College is accepting applications for a tenure-track position to begin in August 2016. Requirements include a Ph.D. in mathematics, statistics, or computer science. The ideal candidate will have broad training in mathematics with expertise or experience in statistics and/or computer science, interest in teaching at the undergraduate level, including calculus, statistics and /or computer science, and applied mathematics courses such as principles of operations research, optimization, and discrete mathematics. Duties beyond teaching include individual interaction with students, directing senior comprehensive projects, appropriate scholarly and professional activities, and college service. Opportunities exist for teaching and research collaborations across campus as well as in the community. In addition to being strongly committed to undergraduate teaching, viable candidates must demonstrate their potential to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching, research and scholarly activity, and service.

Applications must be postmarked by November 1 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, research plans (a brief description), post-secondary transcripts, evidence of teaching excellence (such as teaching evaluations), and three letters of reference, at least 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 MUST reference "Job ID 001" and should be sent to:

mathsearch@saintmarys.edu

OR

Joanne Snow, Chair

Department of Mathematics

Saint Mary’s College

Notre Dame, IN 46556

 

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Saint Mary’s College is accepting applications for a tenure-track position to begin in August 2016. Requirements include a Ph.D. in computer science or mathematics. The ideal candidate will be a broadly trained computer scientist or mathematician with an expressed, preferably demonstrated, interest in teaching at the undergraduate level, including computer science courses such as programming, data structures, and systems analysis and design, as well as calculus and statistics. Knowledge or experience in data science and the ability to teach at the graduate level in our Master’s of Data Science program is an advantage to an applicant for this position. Duties beyond teaching include individual interaction with students, directing senior comprehensive projects, appropriate scholarly and professional activities, and college service. Opportunities exist for teaching and research collaborations across campus as well as in the community. In addition to being strongly committed to undergraduate teaching, viable candidates must demonstrate their potential to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching, research and scholarly activity, and service.

Applications must be postmarked by November 15 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, research plans (a brief description), post-secondary transcripts, evidence of teaching excellence (such as teaching evaluations), and three letters of reference, at least 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 MUST reference “Job ID 002” and should be sent to:

mathsearch@saintmarys.edu

OR

Joanne Snow, Chair

Department of Mathematics

Saint Mary’s College

Notre Dame, IN 46556

 

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Saint Mary’s College is accepting applications for a tenure-track position to begin in August 2016. Requirements include a Ph.D. in applied mathematics, mathematics, statistics, or computer science. The ideal candidate will be an applied mathematician with an emphasis in statistical applications and/or mathematical modeling with an expressed, preferably demonstrated, interest in teaching at the undergraduate level, including calculus, statistics, and /or computer science. This candidate will have the ability to assume a leadership role in teaching applied courses such as math modeling, differential equations, numerical analysis, optimization, and discrete mathematics. Duties beyond teaching include individual interaction with students, directing senior comprehensive projects, appropriate scholarly and professional activities, and college service. Opportunities exist for teaching and research collaborations across campus as well as in the community. In addition to being strongly committed to undergraduate teaching, viable candidates must demonstrate their potential to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching, research and scholarly activity, and service.

Applications must be postmarked by November 15 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, research plans (a brief description), post-secondary transcripts, evidence of teaching excellence (such as teaching evaluations), and three letters of reference, at least 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 MUST reference “Job ID 003” and should be sent to:

mathsearch@saintmarys.edu

OR

Joanne Snow, Chair

Department of Mathematics

Saint Mary’s College

Notre Dame, IN 46556

Department of Nursing:
Assistant Professor of Nursing Science/Tenure Track Position

The Department of Nursing Science, Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, Indiana, invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in nursing science at the Assistant Professor level beginning August, 2016. Saint Mary’s College is a premier Catholic liberal arts women’s college, was founded by the Sisters of the Holy Cross in 1844, and is located in Notre Dame, Indiana. U.S. News & World Report ranks Saint Mary’s College among the top 100 Nation’s Best Liberal Arts colleges. The Department of Nursing Science offers a traditional BSN program, a post BSN to DNP program, and a post MSN DNP program.

Applicants must hold (or be at completion of) a PhD in Nursing Science or a Doctor of Nursing Practice program with a focus on community health. The successful candidate will hold certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Candidates must be eligible for nursing and APRN licensure in Indiana. Expectations include teaching in the FNP/DNP program as well as limited teaching in the undergraduate program. Research that involves undergrad as well as graduate students is strongly valued.

The appointee will be a Lilly New Faculty Scholar during the first three years. As such, the appointee 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 letter of intent and a complete CV to:

Linda S. Paskiewicz, PhD, RN

Director of the Department of Nursing Science and

Director of the Graduate program

Saint Mary’s college, Notre Dame, IN 46556

lpaskie@saintmarys.edu

In your letter of intent, be sure to highlight your areas of expertise and the ways in which you can contribute to the academic programs in the Department. A review of applications will begin November 1, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.

Department of Social Work and Gerontology:
Professional Specialist

Position: Professional Specialist

Rank and Salary: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Work Schedule: Part-time, non-tenure-track position available August, 2016.

Closing Date: Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

Description: The Department of Social Work and Gerontology at Saint Mary’s College invites applications for a professional specialist (non-tenure track) starting August 2016.  MSW preferred.  We seek candidates who have a passion for, and experience in, undergraduate teaching.  Accreditation assessment skills are a plus.  Applicants should be able to teach our generalist social work classes, including research methods, practice courses (with MSW), administration (macro), human behavior, and gerontology-related courses.  The Social Work Program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) and has maintained accreditation since 1998.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
Teach generalist-related social work courses.  In addition, the successful candidate is expected to serve in the department and contribute to the larger life of the College through advising and other service activities. The individual must have a commitment to strong teaching and possess CSWE accreditation assessment skills.

Application Procedure:

Interested candidates should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching excellence (e.g. student evaluation results), three letters of reference, and official graduate transcripts to Dr. Frances Bernard Kominkiewicz, Search Committee Chair, Department of Social Work and Gerontology, Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN 46556 (kominkie@saintmarys.edu).

Saint Mary’s College, with an enrollment of approximately 1600 students, is a Catholic, residential women’s college committed to the liberal arts tradition.  Located in South Bend, Indiana, adjacent to the University of Notre Dame, and 90 miles east of Chicago, Saint Mary’s has consistently been ranked among the top 100 liberal arts colleges in the US News and World Report annual surveys.  The Department of Social Work and Gerontology offers a Bachelor of Social Work, a Minor in Social Work, and a Minor in Gerontology. 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 Religious Studies:
One-Year Full-Time Visiting 

Saint Mary’s College announces a one-year full-time visiting position at the ABD or assistant professor level in the Department of Religious Studies, beginning in August, 2016, pending funding. We seek a generalist in religious studies with expertise in religious and theological ethics. Ability to teach comparative ethics is desirable.

Candidates should be able to teach introductory courses in religious studies and a second general education course in Catholic social thought. Demonstrated abilities in excellent undergraduate teaching are required. The position involves a 3/3 course load (2 preparations per semester). 

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. Candidates must be supportive of the mission of a Catholic college for women in the liberal arts tradition.

Send letter of application, CV, transcripts, evidence of effective teaching, and three letters of reference to rlstsearch@saintmarys.edu (electronic copies preferred). Address inquiries to Professor Kurt Buhring at kbuhring@saintmarys.edu. Review of credentials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Department Website: https://www.saintmarys.edu/academics/departments/religious-studies

Department of Social Work and Gerontology:
Assistant Professor

Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Social Work and Gerontology

Rank and Salary: Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience; benefits package.

Work Schedule: Full-time, tenure-track position available August, 2016.

Closing Date: Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

Description: The Department of Social Work and Gerontology at Saint Mary’s College invites applications for an assistant professor (full-time, tenure track) starting August 2016.  Doctorate in Social Work; ABD considered; MSW from a CSWE-accredited institution required with two years of post-MSW practice experience; ability to be licensed in Indiana a plus.  We seek candidates who have a passion for, and experience in, undergraduate teaching.  Candidates must demonstrate the capacity to produce peer-reviewed scholarship, publication, and active engagement in scholarly activity; review the program curriculum with department faculty; and assist in managing continual program accreditation assessment.  Applicants should be able to teach our generalist social work classes, including research methods, practice courses, administration and health and human services (macro), human behavior, and gerontology-related courses.  The Social Work Program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) and has maintained accreditation since 1998.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities: Teach generalist-related social work courses and gerontology-related courses.  Serve as the Coordinator of the Gerontology minor.  In addition, the successful candidate is expected to serve in the department through activities such as academic advising, maintaining a research agenda, developing a relationship with the community-at-large, and contributing to the larger life of the College through other College service opportunities. The individual must have a commitment to strong teaching, have a research agenda, and possess CSWE accreditation assessment skills. 

Application Procedure:

Interested candidates should electronically send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching excellence (e.g. student evaluation results), three letters of reference, and official graduate transcripts to Dr. Frances Bernard Kominkiewicz, Search Committee Chair, Department of Social Work and Gerontology, Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN 46556 (kominkie@saintmarys.edu).

Saint Mary’s College, with an enrollment of approximately 1600 students, is a Catholic, residential women’s college committed to the liberal arts tradition.  Located in South Bend, Indiana, adjacent to the University of Notre Dame, and 90 miles east of Chicago, Saint Mary’s has consistently been ranked among the top 100 liberal arts colleges in the US News and World Report annual surveys.  The Department of Social Work and Gerontology offers a Bachelor of Social Work, a Minor in Social Work, and a Minor in Gerontology. 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 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.”