St. Catherine University in St. Paul/Minneapolis is a comprehensive Catholic university with the nation’s largest college for women at its center. 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 over 5,200 students in associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral programs in both traditional day and weekend formats. Associate and Graduate programs enroll both women and men.
The National Center for STEM Elementary Education at St. Catherine University invites applicants for adjunct faculty positions to teach relevant engineering concepts and practices in our Graduate STEM Certificate program.
Responsibilities: Co-teaching with Education faculty at a number of different schools in the Graduate STEM Certificate program. Students of this course are primarily elementary and middle school teachers with little or no previous engineering knowledge or experience. Skills required will include hands-on, context driven and project based approaches with students in engaging ways.
Requirements: Master’s degree in Civil Engineering or Mechanical Engineering along with project management and consulting experience and a minimum of 3 years of work in the engineering profession.
Preferences: Experience in instructing college level learners particularly women; interest in promoting women’s knowledge in STEM areas with an emphasis on engineering; knowledge across multiple engineering topics to include technical drawing, structures, materials, machines, mechanisms, pneumatics, hydraulics and electronics.
St. Catherine University seeks creative, adaptable faculty who enjoy working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity and multicultural understanding. Consistent with the university’s Catholic identity, its commitment to women, diversity and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their teaching, research and service.
Application: Please go to the St. Catherine University Employment Site to apply for this position. That website link is: https://stcatherine.peopleadmin.com/ . Applicants may also visit the University Human Resources office, located in Derham Hall Room 8, to submit an electronic application. Attach an application letter of interest, CV, copy of transcripts and 3 references. Letters of interest should address the ability to communicate technical information to non-technical audiences, ability to draw on engineering job experience while teaching, interest in engineering education pedagogy, teacher preparation and/or women’s education and commitment to teaching as part of an interdisciplinary team with science and education faculty. Background check and official transcripts will be required for hire. For information, visit our website www.stkate.edu or contact Anthony Murphy at email@example.com . Review of applications begins immediately. Position will remain open until filled.
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St. Paul, MN 55105
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