Job: Program in Justice Education at Saint Mary’s College announces a half-time tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level

Justice Education Coordinator


The Program in Justice Education at Saint Mary’s College announces a half-time tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to begin in August of 2013.  The successful applicant will serve as the Coordinator of the program and have an appointment in the Department of Education, Global Studies, Philosophy, or Psychology. 

Teaching responsibilities include 3 courses (9 credit hours) per year with 1 or 2 of those courses typically serving the interdisciplinary Justice Education minor and the remainder serving the home department’s curriculum.  Overlap is welcome, as is the development of new courses.  Administrative duties include leading the Justice Education Program, organizing campus-wide programming on justice issues, advising students, supervising internships, serving as coordinator of a proposed Global Studies concentration on Human Rights and Global Justice, and convening regular meetings of the Justice Education Committee.

  The position requires demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts environment, scholarly promise in the field of appointment, as well as the integration of that field with social justice concerns, particularly within the tradition of Catholic Social Thought.  Preference will be given to candidates with a history of incorporating experiential learning into their teaching and an interest in the scholarship of justice pedagogy.  Familiarity with the Holy Cross tradition would be considered a plus.

Ph.D. in one of the above disciplines by August, 2013, required for rank of assistant professor; ABD required for rank of instructor.  Candidates should submit a letter of interest including a philosophy of teaching, a sample syllabus, CV, three letters of reference, and an unofficial graduate transcript (or photocopy) to Professor Joseph Incandela, 68 Spes Unica Hall, Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN 46556. Review of applications will begin on March 1 and continue until position is filled.

Saint Mary’s College, sponsored by the Sisters of the Holy Cross, has approximately 1500 students and is a Roman Catholic, residential women’s college in the liberal arts tradition.  Saint Mary's College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In keeping with the College’s mission, Saint Mary’s is committed to increasing its racial and ethnic diversity at all levels—students, faculty, and staff—and seeks applications from candidates who share this commitment.   For more information please go to

Tags: Justice Education, St. Mary's College, Studies, Tenure Track

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