Position Title Assistant Professor of Psychology
Division Academic Affairs
Position Summary Information
The Department of Psychology at St. Catherine University invites
applications for an Assistant Professor position for a one-year contract
that has potential for renewal.
The undergraduate college at St. Catherine University is one of only six US
institutions that is both a women's college and a minority serving
institution. Based in the Twin Cities of St. Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota,
St. Kate's is home to a diverse group of students in a wide array of
disciplines and degree levels. Our faculty are committed to excellence in
undergraduate teaching, partnering with students on research projects and
supporting them in presenting findings at conferences. Responsibilities are
Teach three course loads in the fall and spring semesters in traditional
classroom, online and hybrid environments.
Teach in an area of specialization within Psychology including any of the
following: Psychological Disorders, History of Psychology, Clinical
Psychology, Lifespan/Developmental Psychology with an emphasis in
As an educator, advisor, and a mentor, foster a culture of inclusive
excellence through authentic relationships with students of all cultures
Monitor and assess student-learning outcomes and provide timely and
frequent feedback to students on academic performance
Develop and pursue an innovative program of research in an area of
interest and expertise to advance the discipline and inform classroom
teaching. Through this, collaborate with undergraduate students in
Designs, teaches, evaluates and revises course content to reflect
evidence-based practice and most current knowledge in the field.
Monitor curriculum content and make recommendations as appropriate to
Provide service to the Department and University.
St. Catherine University in St. Paul, 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 students in certificate, associate, baccalaureate, master's and
doctoral programs in traditional day and evening/weekend/online formats.
PhD in Psychology or adjacent field with degree in hand by July 1, 2022
Experience teaching introductory psychology and/or upper-division elective
courses at the undergraduate level.
Desire to teach and mentor students of all ages and cultural experiences.
Ability to teach courses in Psychological Disorders, Clinical Psychology,
and/or Lifespan/Developmental Psychology and History of Psychology.
Research focus in Clinical Psychology
Experience mentoring undergraduate students
Success or interest in creating and delivering online courses
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 651-690-6565.
Application instructions for FACULTY
Visit St. Kate Careers to apply. With the application, submit a cover letter,
CV, and a one page teaching statement addressing experience teaching and
mentoring diverse students. Three references and successful completion of a
background check will be required for employment.
Given the way campus life inherently puts people in close proximity to each
other, including residence and dining halls, classrooms, and gatherings, the
University has determined that a vaccination requirement is the best way to
keep our community safe and prevent potential outbreaks as we return to more
regular, in-person operations. St. Catherine University is requiring all
students, faculty (including adjuncts contracted for the fall semester and
beyond), staff, and residents age 12 and older to complete their COVID-19
vaccination series, including a booster, unless the University approves a
medical or religious accommodation or other accommodation/exemption as
required by applicable law. New employees must submit vaccination
documentation or be approved for an exemption/accommodation before beginning
work. For more information, visit stkate.edu/coronavirus-info/vaccine.
St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105
Equal Opportunity Employer / Drug Free Workplace / Tobacco Free Workplace
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.
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number 20220124-FAC
Posting Start Date 05/27/2022
Application Deadline 06/26/2022
Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
What is your highest level of completed education?
Some high school
High school diploma or GED
Some graduate school
Professional degree (e.g., JD, MD)
For any education beyond high school, please list the degree or certification and the area of focus.
(Open Ended Question)
St. Kate's is committed to making Inclusive Excellence a reality and has identified “Drive a Culture of Inclusive Excellence” as one of six priorities in the strategic plan. Give a specific example of how you have promoted a culture that values diversity, equity and inclusion in your current or recent role(s).
(Open Ended Question)
Given the way campus life inherently puts people in close proximity to each other, including residence and dining halls, classrooms, and gatherings, the University has determined that a vaccination requirement is the best way to keep our community safe and prevent potential outbreaks as we return to more regular, in-person operations. St. Catherine University is requiring all students, faculty (including adjuncts contracted for the fall semester and beyond), staff, and residents age 12 and older to complete their COVID-19 vaccination series, including booster, unless the University approves a medical or religious accommodation or other accommodation/exemption as required by applicable law. New employees must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exemption/accommodation before beginning work. For more information, visit stkate.edu/coronavirus-info/vaccine. We include this information to ensure that candidates are aware of and acknowledge understanding of the new requirement.
I have read and understand the requirement.
Are you presently legally authorized to work in the United States for any U.S. employer? Please be aware that St. Catherine University is only able to consider candidates who are authorized to work in the United States.
St. Catherine University welcomes applications from candidates who are traditionally under-represented. We are happy to consider candidates who are currently in possession of a temporary work visa, however, please be aware that we do not offer employment visa sponsorship. Will you now or in the future require an employer to sponsor you for an employment-based visa/status in the U.S. (e.g. H-1B status)?
Can you perform the essential functions of this position with or without accommodation?
How did you hear about this opportunity?
St. Catherine University website
St. Catherine University employee
American College Personnel Association (ACPA)
Association of Catholic Colleges/Universities
Association of Student Affairs at Catholic Colleges and Universities
Chronicle of Higher Education
College or University website
Council of Independent Colleges
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
Higher Education Case Managers Association (HECMA)
Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
Hispanic Outlook on Education Magazine
Inside Higher Ed
Insight Into Diversity
Latinos in Higher Ed
LGBTQ in Higher Education
Minnesota College Professionals Association
Minnesota Council of Nonprofits
MinnesotaWorks.net/Minnesota Workforce Center
NAFSA: Association of International Educators
National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA)
National Conference on Race and Ethnicity (NCORE)
People of Color in Higher Education
Saint Paul Chamber of Commerce (SPACC)
Twin Cities Senior Student Affairs Officers listserv
Women in Higher Education
Statement of Teaching Philosophy