St. Paul, MN
December 31, 2023

Metro State University: Assistant Professor within the College of Individualized Studies

Metro State University, a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System, is seeking to hire a Assistant Professor. This is a full-time, tenure-track position within the College of Individualized Studies and will start on August 15, 2024.

Required Qualifications:

  • A minimum of master’s degree in science and technology studies or related inter-discipline, with enrollment in a doctoral program for fields in which the doctoral degree is the terminal degree. Doctoral program must be successfully completed within 5 years to meet the requirement for tenure.
  • Demonstrated potential for success in teaching and professional service activities.
  • A plan for scholarly activity, creative achievement, and/or research in the specified discipline(s), or related disciplines.
  • Effective Communication skills (written and verbal) to communicate with a variety of persons and groups.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in an institution with a culturally, economically, and linguistically diverse workforce and student population.
  • Demonstrated ability and desire to work collegially with faculty and staff from diverse cultural backgrounds

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A PhD In science and technology studies or related Inter-discipline. We are particularly interested in candidates with teaching and research experience in one or more of the following: health studies; global, Indigenous, or community health; critical disabilities studies; and environmental studies.
  • Experience teaching & advising Incarcerated students in in-person programs.
  • Experience working with adult and post-traditional learners.
  • Experience developing and implementing undergraduate Interdisciplinary curriculum.
  • Experience working with justice-impacted students returning to their communities.
  • Demonstrated community engagement experience

Applications must be received by 11:59 PM on Closing Date: Open until filled, with priority date of 12/31/23

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