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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 Teacher Education (TENURE TRACK)


The School of Education at St. Thomas Aquinas College invites applications for a tenure-track appointment (Assistant Professor of Teacher Education with an emphasis at the Elementary level), starting Fall 2021.

Responsibilities and Qualifications
Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in foundations and special education; advising teacher candidates; engaging in scholarship; and working collaboratively on program development and evaluation. Qualifications include an earned doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction/Special Education or a closely related field (ABD considered); work experience in K-8 schools; strong research interests and commitment to scholarship; college teaching experience; and certification in special education preferred.

Application Process
Applicants should submit: 1) a cover letter addressing the applicant's credentials and experiences as they relate to the position; 2) a statement of teaching philosophy; 3) a curriculum vitae (CV); 4) all graduate transcripts; and 5) three letters of recommendation. Materials should be sent electronically to Dr. Francesca Ciotoli, Chair of the Search Committee, at [email protected]. Preference will be given to applications received prior to Monday, December 7, 2020, though applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Posted 11/06/2020


Assistant Professor of Human Resources (TENURE TRACK)

The School of Business at St. Thomas Aquinas College (STAC) invites applications for a tenure-track appointment (Human Resources), starting Fall 2021.

Responsibilities and Qualifications
Responsibilities include teaching assignments in undergraduate and graduate programs, including the areas of strategic human resources, recruiting and selecting, workforce diversity, compensation and benefits, training and development, labor relations, and general management courses. 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. The successful applicant will have a PhD, DBA, or DPS in Human Resource Management, or a closely related field, and some college level teaching experience. Experience in the use of course management systems and familiarity with online courses preferred. Advanced ABD considered.

Application Process
Applicants should submit the following : 1) a cover letter addressing the applicant's credentials and experiences as they relate to the position; 2) a statement of teaching philosophy; 3) a curriculum vitae (CV); 4) sample course outline(s); and 5) three letters of recommendation, at least one of which addresses the applicant's teaching. Applications should be sent electronically to Prof. Michael Murphy, Dean of the School of Business, at [email protected]. Preference will be given to applications received prior to Monday, December 7, 2020, though applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Posted 11/06/2020


Assistant Professor of Biology (Anatomy & Physiology) (Tenure Track)

St. Thomas Aquinas College invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Biology (Anatomy & Physiology), to begin September, 2021.

Situated in the School of Arts and Sciences, this position will serve primarily our undergraduate programs in Biology, Exercise Science, and General Education. Broadly trained biologists with expertise in anatomy and physiology are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will teach Anatomy & Physiology lecture and labs; additional courses must satisfy program needs but may be tailored to the candidate’s teaching interests and strengths. Experience with scientific reasoning courses and outcomes for a General Education audience is preferred. A willingness to engage students in research or project-based learning is a plus.

Faculty duties include a 4:4 teaching load, student advisement, committee service, 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 Biology, 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. Applications 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 Dec 15, 2020, though applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Posted 10/19/2020


ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF Communication Arts (TENURE TRACK)

St. Thomas Aquinas College invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in Communication Arts to begin September, 2021.

Situated in the School of Arts and Sciences, this position will serve the Communication Arts program. Applicants with experience and expertise in studio, digital, and video content production, or related media fields, and who can teach coursework in the field of broadcast and streaming media are encouraged to apply; additional courses must satisfy program needs but may be tailored to the candidate’s teaching interests and strengths. Experience or interest in designing curricula, developing course materials, engaging with community organizations, overseeing internships, and participating in interdisciplinary initiatives is a plus. Applicants will, furthermore, be expected to demonstrate knowledge of industry trends and contribute positively to discussions about revising and updating the Communication Arts program.

Faculty duties include a 4:4 teaching load, student advisement, mentorship, committee service, 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 MA degree in a related area 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(s); and three letters of recommendation, at least one of which addresses the applicant's teaching abilities. Applications 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 Dec 15, 2020, though applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Posted 10/19/2020


Assistant Professor of Mathematics (Tenure Track)

St. Thomas Aquinas College invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Mathematics, to begin September, 2021.

Situated in the School of Arts and Sciences, the Math program offers advanced courses for our Math majors, as well as for students in Teacher Education, the Sciences, and the School of Business; additionally, Math faculty are required to teach foundational courses in our General Education Program.

Successful candidates will be expected to teach a range of introductory and upper-level courses, which may include Discrete Mathematics, Complex Analysis, Numerical Analysis, Abstract Algebra, Mathematics of Data Mining, and Mathematics of Machine Learning. Experience with quantitative literacy courses and outcomes for General Education is preferred. A willingness to engage students in research or project-based learning is a plus. Other expectations include advising, college service, and a commitment to scholarship. 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.

Faculty duties include a 4:4 teaching load, student advisement, committee service, and curriculum development. College teaching experience and a PhD in Mathematics, Mathematics Education, or Statistics 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(s); and three letters of recommendation, at least one of which addresses the applicant's teaching abilities. Applications 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 Dec 15, 2020, though applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Posted 10/19/2020


Assistant Professor of Spanish and Latinx Studies (Tenure Track)

St. Thomas Aquinas College invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in Spanish and Latinx Studies to begin September, 2021.

Situated in the School of Arts and Sciences, this position will serve primarily our BA degree in Spanish but will also be expected to advance Latinx Studies at the programmatic and course levels. Applicants who embrace and advance interdisciplinary approaches and who show evidence of excellence in teaching all levels of Spanish language and Latinx literatures, films, and cultures are encouraged to apply. Experience or interest in designing curricula, developing course materials, engaging with community organizations, participating in interdisciplinary initiatives, and/or working with study abroad programs is a plus.

Faculty duties include a 4:4 teaching load, student advisement, mentorship, committee service, 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 Spanish Language with a specialization in Latinx literatures and cultures, or related fields, 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(s); and three letters of recommendation, at least one of which addresses the applicant's teaching abilities. Applications 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 Dec 15, 2020, though applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Posted 10/19/2020


ADJUNCT POSITIONS IN SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

St. Thomas Aquinas College invites applications for adjunct positions in childhood, secondary, and special education. Applicants are required to have at least a Master’s Degree in Education (Doctorate preferred), and teaching experience.

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].


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]


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:
Algebra, Computer Science, English (experience teaching ESL and/or Developmental Writing), Physical Science, Political Science, Psychology, Spanish, and Visual Communications in Graphic Design.


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