Assistant Professor - Interprofessional Education (Temporary)

St. Catherine University

St. Paul, MN

ID: 7058070
Posted: June 18, 2019

Job Description

Position Responsibilities
The Department of Interprofessional Education (IPE) at St. Catherine University invites applications for a temporary assistant professor. This position is responsible for teaching interprofessional education courses from the 2019-2020 academic year to undergraduate healthcare students from a variety of health care disciplines regarding interprofessional or team-based practice and collaboration.

• Teach interprofessional education courses for undergraduate students that include a focus on the foundations of teams, roles and responsibilities of members of the healthcare team, opportunities and challenges in aging, and interprofessional evidence-based practice. The didactic courses include the principles of teamwork that prepare students with the skills and competencies for team-based care.
• This faculty member will primarily co-teach IPE courses with other interprofessional education faculty and work collaboratively to facilitate the IPE, team-based courses.
• Teaching responsibilities include lecture, facilitating team classroom experiences and service learning components if required, grading assigned work, and providing student feedback.

Position Qualifications
• Doctoral degree in a healthcare related field, such as nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, social work, psychology, exercise science, nutrition, and other health care disciplines, or significant progress toward a doctoral degree (ABD with an expected defense date).
• One year of experience practicing in a healthcare discipline, and six months of teaching in higher education or advising graduate projects experience.
• Education or a practice background in gerontology preferred.
• Experience in teaching interprofessional education or team-based education, and service learning preferred.
• Experience using an educational learning platform preferred, particularly D2L.

St. Catherine University seeks creative, adaptable employees who enjoy working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity and multicultural understanding. Candidates of color are encouraged to apply. Consistent with the University’s commitment to women, diversity and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their experience.

To Apply and Special/Other Requirements Summary
To apply:
Please go to the St. Catherine University employment site to apply for this position. Applicants may also visit the University Human Resources office, located in Derham Hall Room 8, to submit an electronic application. Attach a cover letter, CV, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Candidates selected for interview will need to provide three references. Official transcripts and background check will be required for employment. For information, contact Patricia Finch Guthrie PhD, RN at or 651-690-6264. Application deadline is July 15, 2019.


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