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Ranked Professor - Sonography

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Posting Details

Position Information

St. Catherine University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution, committed to excellence through diversity in education and employment. St. Catherine University strongly encourages applications from those who identify as diverse in terms of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status and/or religion. St. Catherine University in St. Paul/Minneapolis, Minnesota, is a comprehensive Catholic university and home to one of the nation’s largest colleges for women, with associate and graduate programs for both women and men. 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 nearly 5,000 students in certificate, associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral programs in traditional day and evening/weekend/online formats.

Job Title Ranked Professor - Sonography
Primary Campus Mpls. Campus
Posting Number 20160047-FAC

Position Summary Information

Position Responsibilities

The Department of Sonography invites applicants for a full time faculty position beginning in January 2017, pending budget approval. Rank and salary commensurate with education and experience.

• Provides leadership in planning and coordinating departmental programs which include evaluation, development,
and revision of courses and curricula.
• Facilitates the development of a relationship-centered learning environment.
• Recognizes learning styles and capabilities of students; Mentors students.
• Exhibits enthusiasm and engagement in the learning process.
• Creates an atmosphere that is respectful of diversity, and welcomes all learners.
• Actively participates in the department and college and supports the policies/procedures as they reflect the mission.
• Facilitates the development and communication of appropriate learning goals.
• Identify content and learning resources and organize learning experiences appropriate to the learning goals.
• Utilize alternative teaching methods, when necessary and appropriate, to promote the likelihood of student success.
• Apply current content, technology, and methodology in sonography.
• Evaluate student performance regularly, providing students with prompt feedback regarding their progress.
• Responsible for maintaining relationships with clinical sites.
• Monitoring students in the clinical experience at the facilities.
• Promoting the growth of the program and aiding in adding clinical sites for students.

Position Qualifications

Requirements: RDMS for a minimum of three years; Master’s degree or completion by 5/31/2017; a minimum of one year higher ed. teaching experience; a minimum of five years of experience scanning in a healthcare environment.

St. Catherine University seeks creative, adaptable faculty who enjoy working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity and multicultural understanding. Candidates of color are encouraged to apply as are those who will contribute to a diverse candidate pool. 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.

Special/Other Requirements Summary

To apply: Please go to the St. Catherine University Employment Site to electronically apply for this position. That website link is: Position number is #20160047: Applicants may also visit the University Human Resources office, located in Derham Hall Room 8, to submit an electronic application. Attach an application letter, CV and a statement of teaching interests. Candidates selected for interview will need to provide 3 references. Official transcripts and background check will be required for employment. For information, contact Susan Trelstad at Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2016 date and the position will remain open until filled.

St. Catherine University
2004 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105
EEO/AA/Drug Free Workplace Employer Tobacco-Free Campuses

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Posting Detail Information

Posting Start Date 11/18/2016
Close Date
Hiring Manager Name Susan Trelstad
Hiring Manager Email

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS)?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Will you have earned your Master's Degree by May 31, 2017?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * How many years of experience in scanning do you have in a healthcare environment?
    • 0-2 years
    • 3-4 years
    • 5+ years
  4. * Do you have at least one year experience teaching in higher education?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * All applicants that are offered a position with St. Catherine University will be required to have a background check completed. Will you consent to a background check if offered this position with the University?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Are you presently legally authorized to work in the United States for any U.S. employer?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * 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)?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Can you perform the essential functions of this position with or without accommodation?
    • Yes
    • No
  9. * How did you hear about this opportunity?
    • St. Catherine University Website
    • St. Catherine University employee referral
    • Newspaper - Star Tribune paper
    • Newspaper - Star Tribune web
    • Community agency
    • Internet
    • Walk-in
    • Newspaper - Pioneer Press paper
    • Newspaper -Pioneer Press web
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Other

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of Teaching Interests
Optional Documents