Visiting Faculty


The Biology Department at the University of St. Thomas invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track Visiting Faculty position to start September 2019. The appointment is for the 2019-2020 academic year and is not renewable.

The University of St. Thomas embraces diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity for all. Our convictions of dignity, diversity and personal attention call us to embody and champion a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. We welcome applicants of diverse races, ethnicities, geographic origins, gender identities, ages, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, religions, work experience, physical and intellectual abilities and financial means. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. This commitment is consistent with our university mission: Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely and work skillfully to advance the common good. A successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission.

The successful candidate will teach no fewer than six introductory and upper-level courses in Biology. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in Human Genetics and Evolution OR Ecology/Environmental Science/Conservation Biology.

In addition to teaching, faculty are expected to participate in service to the department, which may include curricular development, undergraduate advising, and community outreach.

The University of St. Thomas Biology Department is a professionally-engaged community that equips undergraduate students to find their passions, embark on meaningful careers, and become responsible, scientifically literate citizens through authentic experiences in science. QUALIFICATIONS A PhD in a related academic discipline and a strong commitment to excellent teaching are required. Previous experience teaching undergraduate coursework is strongly preferred.

The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website at

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR CANDIDATES Applicants must apply on-line at and provide 1) a letter of application (cover letter), 2) a curriculum vita, 3) a list of 3 references, and 4) a written statement of teaching philosophy & research interests. Options


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