Located in central Minnesota, College of Saint Benedict, for women, and Saint John's University, for men, are nationally recognized Catholic liberal arts colleges and ranked as two of the top three Catholic colleges in the nation. They share one academic program, and students attend classes together on both campuses. This integrated learning experience combines a challenging academic program with extensive opportunities for international study, leadership, service learning, spiritual growth and cultural and athletic involvement. The combined enrollment of more than 3,800 students makes CSB and SJU the largest of the nation's liberal arts colleges. The College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University, are located four miles apart in Central Minnesota just outside metropolitan St. Cloud and 70 miles from Minneapolis. Both are Catholic colleges in the Benedictine tradition, which emphasize quality teaching and a commitment to intercultural learning. For further information, see http://www.csbsju.edu.
The Chemistry Department of the College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University invites applications for two, one-year term positions to begin August 2013. A Ph.D. in chemistry with interests reaching across chemistry sub-disciplines is preferred. A strong commitment to undergraduate education is required. Teaching assignments may include introductory chemistry (structure and properties), foundation courses (chemical reactivity), labs (structure, reactivity, and chemical analysis) and/or in-depth courses in their area. One position involves teaching half-semester, in-depth courses in chemical biology, metabolism and synthesis. Successful candidates will demonstrate a willingness to learn and use new pedagogies and a desire to explore new content areas. The chemistry department is ACS accredited and has 13 faculty members. More information about the colleges and the department is available at http://www.csbsju.edu.
Saint John's University, a liberal arts college for men, and the College of St. Benedict, a liberal arts college for women, are located four miles apart in Central Minnesota just outside St. Cloud and 70 miles from Minneapolis. Both are Catholic colleges in the Benedictine tradition.
APPLICATION PROCESS: Applications are accepted on line at https://employment.csbsju.edu. Applicants will complete a faculty application form and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and unofficial transcripts, (official transcript required for on campus interview).
You will also be required to submit at minimum 3 letters of reference. On the reference screen, you will be asked to list 3 names and email address. If you use a placement service, you will need to contact them to request the email address to list. The system will then automatically send an email to your letter writer or placement service requesting a letter of reference for you.
Evaluation of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Women, individuals of diverse racial and cultural backgrounds, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University are Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employers.