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Faculty Positions

Thank you for your interest in our open Faculty Positions.  St. Thomas Aquinas College is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates representing diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply.  Please apply for employment to the College office/division indicated in the individual position announcement. Applications should not be made to the Human Resources Office unless indicated.


 

VISITING INSTRUCTOR OF MATHEMATICS
ONE YEAR APPOINTMENT

St. Thomas Aquinas College seeks qualified candidates for a Visiting Instructor of Mathematics beginning in September 2018.  College teaching experience is required; Ph.D. in Mathematics is preferred; advanced ABD will be considered.

The Math program is situated in the School of Arts and Sciences and offers advanced courses for our Math majors, Teacher Education students, and for students in the Sciences and the School of Business, in addition to teaching introductory courses in our General Education Program.

Successful candidates will be able to teach a range of courses, from Freshman Algebra to upper level courses such as Life Contingencies, Complex Analysis, Real Analysis, Numerical Analysis, Cryptography and the Mathematics of Finance.  Experience with Actuarial Mathematics is highly desirable. The College prides itself on the high quality of the teaching of its faculty, as well as, on their scholarly contributions to their discipline, and so a successful candidate should address both in their application.

Application process:  A cover letter addressing the applicant's credentials and experiences as they relate to the position; a statement of teaching philosophy; curriculum vitae; and three letters of recommendation, at least one of which addresses the applicant's teaching, should be sent electronically to Dr. Heath Bowen, Interim Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at hbowen@stac.edu.  Preference will be given to applications received prior to May 15, 2018, though applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

POSTED 03072018

Assistant Professor of criminal justice

St. Thomas Aquinas College, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice (tenure track) to teach required and elective courses in both the undergraduate major, and in the new Master of Public Administration – Criminal Justice Administration program. Courses might include criminology, policing, courts and the legal system, corrections, quantitative research methods, evaluation and evidence-based research, public and non-profit administration, and contemporary issues for criminal justice administration.  The candidate will also advise both undergraduates and graduate students in the MPA-CJ program, and assist in the coordination of the MPA. Priority given to candidates who can combine applied and theoretical emphases in their teaching. Start date is open.

Qualifications: Relevant college teaching experience is expected; earned PhD in criminology/criminal justice, public administration, or closely related discipline (sociology, social policy) required. The College prides itself on the high quality of the teaching of its faculty as well as their scholarly contributions to their discipline; therefore, a successful candidate should be able to demonstrate experience balancing these expectations. 

Application process:  A cover letter addressing the applicant’s credentials and experience; curriculum vitae; a statement of teaching philosophy; samples of relevant original syllabi; and three letters of recommendation, at least one of which should address teaching, should be sent electronically to Dr. Steven Burns, Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at sburns@stac.edu.  Preference will be given to applications received before December 15, 2017; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

St. Thomas Aquinas is a small, private, liberal arts college located in Sparkill, NY, 25 minutes north of New York City. The College is an equal opportunity employer.

POSTED 11022017


Adjunct Faculty Positions at St. Thomas Aquinas College’s Program at Sullivan Correctional Facility

The School of Arts & Sciences at St. Thomas Aquinas College seeks new adjunct faculty members to teach in our program in Sullivan Correctional Facility.  The College partners with Hudson Link for Higher Education in Prison to offer a B.S. degree in Social Science.  Courses must be taught in person at the Fallsburg, New York, facility, and may not have an online component.  Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer terms are available, and there is some flexibility permitted in scheduling.  A background check by the New York State Department of Corrections is required.  

We seek adjunct instructors in a variety of areas but particularly in History, Psychology and the Social Sciences.

Application process:
A cover letter addressing the applicant’s credentials and experiences as they relate to the position, curriculum vitae, and three references should be sent to Dr. Stacy Sewell, Assistant Dean of the School of Arts & Sciences, St. Thomas Aquinas College, 125 Route 340, Sparkill, NY 10976 or by email to ssewell@stac.edu

POSTED 10302017


ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF SPORT MANAGEMENT

Responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate teaching assignments in Sport Management and related areas including: Sport Administration, Sport Event Planning, Sport Media, Sport Governance, Sport Marketing, or Facilities Management.  In addition, the candidate will be expected to take an active, collaborative role in the evolution of the Sport Management program.

The College prides itself on the high quality of the teaching of its faculty, commitment to serving students, as well as on their scholarly contributions to their discipline; therefore, a successful candidate should be able to demonstrate experience balancing these expectations.

Qualifications:
The successful applicant will have a Ph.D. in a Sport Management or closely related field. Sport industry experience and college level teaching experience preferred.  Experience in the use of course management systems and familiarity with on-campus, hybrid, and online courses preferred. Advanced ABD considered. Candidates must be able to submit proof that they are legally eligible to work in the U.S.

Application Process:
A cover letter addressing the applicant’s credentials and experience; curriculum vitae; a statement of teaching philosophy; and three letters of recommendation, one of which should address teaching, should be sent electronically to Prof. Michael Murphy, Dean, School of Business at mmurphy@stac.edu.  Preference will be given to applications received before October 30, 2017; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

POSTED 09262017


Lecturer of professional Practice in computer science

The Computer Science Program at St. Thomas Aquinas College seeks applicants for the position of Lecturer of Professional Practice in Computer Science.  This is a full-time, non-tenure track appointment for a highly qualified professional with at least ten years of professional or industry experience in software development, database management, data analytics, and/or system security.

The primary responsibility of this position is to teach a wide range of courses in the Computer Science major, including database, information security, network security, and fundamental computer science courses. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Maintain and administer the Linux-based Computer Science server and the Computer Science network
  • Conduct an effective and robust campaign to recruit Computer Science students
  • Advise students
  • Serve on academic committees as needed
     

Required Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essentials functions. The position is benefits-eligible, with a renewable academic-year contract. 

  • Master of Science in Computer Science or related discipline
  • Ten years of related experience in the Computer Science industry
  • Database programming and/or management experience
  • Information and network security experience
  • College-level teaching experience highly desirable
  • A collaborative work style
  • Ability and willingness to travel within the relevant regional area, as needed
     

Application process:  A cover letter addressing the applicant’s credentials and experience; curriculum vitae; a statement of teaching philosophy; samples of relevant syllabi; and three letters of recommendation, one of which should address teaching, should be sent electronically to Dr. Heath Bowen, Interim Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at hbowen@stac.edu.  Preference will be given to applications received before May 30, 2017; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

POSTED 04042017


ASSISTANT PROFESSOR ACCOUNTING

Responsibilities include teaching the full range of accounting courses, including principles, intermediate, advanced, cost, auditing, and tax.

Qualifications:

An earned doctorate in accounting, or an MBA/CPA with experience with large or medium public accounting firm. A minimum three years college teaching experience preferred. The College prides itself on the high quality of the teaching of its faculty, commitment to serving students, as well as on their scholarly contributions to their discipline; therefore, a successful candidate should be able to demonstrate experience balancing these expectations.

Application process:

A cover letter addressing the applicant’s credentials and experiences as they relate to the position, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation should be sent electronically to Professor Michael Murphy, Dean of the School of Business at mmurphy@stac.edu.


ADJUNCT FACULTY POSITIONS IN THE SCHOOL OF ARTS & SCIENCES

The School of Arts & Sciences at St. Thomas Aquinas College seeks new adjunct faculty members who are committed to teaching.  Applicants are expected to help prepare each student to be an engaged, informed citizen able to make a difference in their communities.   The liberal arts and sciences urge students to become more analytical thinkers ready for careers in fields as wide-ranging as law, medicine, criminal justice, and teaching. Availability to teach in the mornings and/or afternoons is preferred.      

Application process:
A cover letter addressing the applicant’s credentials and experiences as they relate to the position, curriculum vitae, and three references should be sent to Dr. Stacy Sewell, Assistant Dean of the School of Arts & Sciences, St. Thomas Aquinas College, 125 Route 340, Sparkill, NY 10976 or by email to ssewell@stac.edu

We seek adjunct instructors in these areas:
Computer Science, English (experience teaching ESL and/or Developmental Writing), Math, Psychology, Visual Communications in Graphic Design, and Web Programming.


ADJUNCT POSITION IN SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

The School of Education at St. Thomas Aquinas College invites applications for an adjunct position to teach a secondary science methods course. Applicants are required to have at least a Master’s Degree in education or science (Doctorate preferred), and high school teaching experience. The position starts in January 2018.

Application process: A cover letter addressing the applicant’s credentials and experience; curriculum vitae; and three references should be sent electronically to Dr. Suzanne Reynolds, Assistant Dean of the School of Education at sreynold@stac.edu.

POSTED 07282017


ADJUNCT FACULTY POSITIONS in The SCHOOL OF BUSINESS 

The School of Business at St. Thomas Aquinas College seeks new adjunct faculty members who are committed to teaching. Each applicant is expected to be current in the discipline and should have a strong knowledge of current trends and practical applications.

Application process:

A cover letter addressing the applicant’s credentials and experiences as they relate to the position, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation should be sent electronically to Prof. C. Cahill, Assistant Dean of the School of Business at ccahill@stac.edu.

Areas include:

Accounting: principles, tax, auditing, advanced accounting
Business Statistics, Data Analysis
Finance: general finance, managerial finance
Hospitality Management
Management: general management; international business