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Open Position:  Ranked Faculty

American Sign Language and Interpreting Department

St. Catherine University in St. Paul/Minneapolis is a comprehensive Catholic university with the nation’s largest college for women at its center. Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1905, the University integrates liberal arts and professional education within the Catholic traditions of intellectual inquiry and social teaching. Committed to excellence and opportunity, St. Catherine enrolls nearly 5,000 students in associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral programs in both traditional day and weekend formats. Associate and Graduate programs enroll both women and men.
The ASL and Interpreting Department at St. Catherine University invites applications for a full time, temporary position. This is a one-year contract, with the option of renewal for a second year.  Rank and salary commensurate with experience.
We seek creative, collaborative faculty dedicated to excellent teaching and scholarly activity in the field of teaching American Sign Language (ASL)/English Interpreting.   The School of Humanities, Arts and Sciences invites applicants for a full-time, temporary contract, ranked faculty position with the American Sign Language & Interpreting Department beginning in Fall 2019, pending budget approval. This is a one-year contract, with the option of renewal for a second year.  Rank and salary commensurate with education and experience.


Teach six undergraduate ASL courses per year; advise students; curriculum revision for courses taught; mentoring of students in program sponsored projects; scholarly presentations and publications and department/university service.

Required qualifications:

MA in Interpreting or related field; a minimum of 3 years post-secondary level teaching experience; national interpreting credentials.


Ph.D. in Interpreting, ASL Studies, Deaf Studies, Curriculum and Instruction, Linguistics, Education or related fields; experience in assessment, distance learning, curriculum development, and teaching experience with adult learners.
St. Catherine University seeks creative, adaptable faculty 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 teaching, research and service.

To apply:

Please go to the St. Catherine University Employment Site at to electronically 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 interests.  Candidates selected for interview will need to provide 3 references. Official transcripts and background check will be required for employment. For information, contact Paula Gajewski Mickelson, 651.690.6035 V, 612.520.7178 Videophone, or  Review of applications will begin December 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

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