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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.


ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF Communication Arts (TENURE TRACK)

St. Thomas Aquinas College seeks qualified candidates with expertise in digital and video content production, or related media fields, for a full-time, tenure-track position beginning January 2020, at the rank of Assistant Professor.

Situated in the School of Arts and Sciences, the Communication Arts program offers advanced courses in the study of broadcasting and digital content production, social and interactive media, journalism, and public relations. Successful candidates will be expected to contribute to the program by teaching a range of courses, from TV Studio Production, Digital Film Production, Broadcast Journalism, Documentary, and Intro to Mass Media, and by developing new curriculum.

Applicants should demonstrate knowledge of industry trends and a commitment to undergraduate education, the development of pedagogically sound practices, and an appreciation of the liberal arts educational tradition. Other expectations include advising, mentorship, and college service. The College prides itself on the high quality of the teaching of its faculty as well as on their scholarly contributions to their discipline; so candidates should address both areas in their application. Candidates with a Doctoral or Master’s degree from an accredited institution are required.

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; sample course outline; and three letters of recommendation, at least one of which addresses the applicant's teaching, should be sent electronically to Dr. Heath Bowen, Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, at [email protected].

Preference will be given to applications received prior to September 15, 2019, though applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Posted 7/22/2019


Assistant Professor of Sociology (tenure track)

St. Thomas Aquinas College invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Sociology beginning January 2020.

Situated in the School of Arts and Sciences, this position will serve the undergraduate programs in Social Science, Criminal Justice, and General Education. Candidates will be required to teach lower and upper level undergraduate Sociology courses, including Introduction to Sociology and Research Methods in Social Science, and contribute to the College’s Master of Public Administration in Criminal Justice program. Successful candidates will be expected to have a record of and commitment to interdisciplinary research and teaching. Candidates with a specialization in policy studies, particularly on the intersection of race/ethnicity, crime, urban poverty, social inequality, and/or gender are preferred. Courses taught must meet program needs but will be tailored to the candidate’s teaching interests and strengths. 

Instructional duties will include a 4:4 teaching load, student advising, and curriculum development. The College prides itself on the high quality of the teaching of its faculty as well as on their scholarly contributions to their discipline; so successful candidates should address both areas in their application. College teaching experience and a PhD in Sociology, or similar field, from an accredited institution are required; however, an advanced ABD will be considered with evidence of dissertation status.

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; sample course outline; and three letters of recommendation, at least one of which addresses the applicant's teaching, should be sent electronically to Dr. Heath Bowen, Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences, at [email protected].

Preference will be given to applications received prior to September 15, 2019, though applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Please state in your cover letter if you will be available for interview at the ASA Annual Meeting in August 2019. 

Posted 7/22/2019


ADJUNCT POSITIONS IN SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

St. Thomas Aquinas College invites applications for adjunct positions in special education and elementary literacy. Applicants are required to have at least a Master’s Degree in education or science (Doctorate preferred), and teaching experience. The positions start in January 2019.

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 [email protected].

Posted 12/05/2018


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.  In anticipation of a new Master’s of Public Administration in Criminal Justice, we are seeking instructors in Accounting and Management.

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 [email protected]

POSTED 10302017


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 [email protected]

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


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 [email protected].

Areas include:

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