Employment Opportunities

As an Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy and practice of Gustavus Adolphus College to provide equal employment opportunities for all. EEO Employer/Disabled/Vet

17 Academic Positions

Assistant Professor of Economics and Management (Finance and Business Economics), Assistant Professor of Economics and Management (Macroeconomics and Statistics), Athletic Training Clinical Education Coordinator and Instructor, Instructor of Music (Jazz Piano), Instructor of Music (Trombone), Visiting Assistant Professor of Art and Art History (Photography/Video), Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry (Biochemistry), Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry (Organic), Visiting Assistant Professor of Communication Studies (Public Discourse and Political Campaign Communication), Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics (Computer Science), Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics (Mathematics), Visiting Assistant Professor of Music (Theory and Composition), Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychological Science (Experimental Psychology), Visiting Instructor of Health and Exercise Science (Health and Physical Education), Visiting Instructor of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (French), Visiting Instructor of Nursing (Pediatrics, Public Health, and Nursing Research)

Assistant Professor of Economics and Management (Finance and Business Economics)
Department of Economics and Management

Position Details: Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics and Management to begin September 1, 2016.

Minimum Required Qualifications: We seek candidates who have an earned Ph.D., but will consider candidates who have achieved ABD status with an expected completion date of August 2016. The successful candidate will have demonstrated excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level and maintain an active scholarly research agenda appropriate for a college emphasizing undergraduate education. A commitment to undergraduate teaching and advising is essential.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to applicants with significant experience and a strong interest in any combination of Business Finance, Managerial Finance, Investments, Operations Management, and Entrepreneurship. Other areas of expertise related to Business Economics will also be considered. We are interested in applicants who will complement our commitment to students and faculty from diverse cultural groups, and who will diversify the expertise and experiences represented in the department.

Major/Essential Functions: The course load for the position will be 6 courses. Primary teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate introductory- and advanced-level economics. Gustavus faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. The requirements for tenure at Gustavus Adolphus College include 1) excellence in teaching, 2) an emerging pattern of scholarly and professional activities, 3) an emerging pattern of college service, and 4) sympathy with the mission of the college.

Application and Institution Information: Electronic application is required; email application materials as PDFs to buseconsearch@gustavus.edu. The application materials must include a letter of application (please indicate in your application letter which areas you are qualified and interested in teaching), curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, job market paper, transcripts (scanned copies acceptable), and three confidential letters of professional recommendation (sent directly from the reference or letter service). The cover letter and letters of recommendation should be addressed to:

Business Economics and Finance Search
Economics and Management Department
Gustavus Adolphus College
800 W College Ave
Saint Peter, MN 56082-1498

Application information is also available at www.gustavus.edu/jobs. For more details, visit the College’s website at www.gustavus.edu/provost/newfaculty/ or contact buseconsearch@gustavus.edu. Review of applications will begin on October 19, 2015, and continue until the position is filled.

The Department of Economics and Management offers majors in Management, Economics, and Accounting in the context of a liberal arts education. The current strategic plan emphasizes the development of analytical skills for strategic decision making. We are committed to preparing our students for lives of ethical leadership and service.

Gustavus Adolphus College is a coeducational, private, Lutheran (ELCA), residential, national liberal arts college of 2400 students. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to excellence through diversity with a special emphasis on global engagement and service. Additionally, we strive to be a community supportive of all kinds of individuals and families. As an Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy and practice of Gustavus Adolphus College to provide equal employment opportunities for all. EOE Employer/Disabled/Vet

Assistant Professor of Economics and Management (Macroeconomics and Statistics)
Department of Economics and Management

Position Details: Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics and Management to begin September 1, 2016.

Minimum Required Qualifications: We seek candidates who have an earned Ph.D., but will consider candidates who have achieved ABD status with an expected completion date of August 2016. The successful candidate will have demonstrated excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level and maintain an active scholarly research agenda appropriate for a college emphasizing undergraduate education. A commitment to undergraduate teaching and advising is essential.

Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to applicants with significant experience and a strong interest in any combination of Money and Banking, International Trade and Finance, Development, and Statistics. We are interested in applicants who will complement our commitment to students and faculty from diverse cultural groups, and who will diversify the expertise and experiences represented in the department.

Major/Essential Functions: The course load for the position will be 6 courses. Primary teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate introductory- and advanced-level economics as well as macroeconomics at the principles and intermediate levels. Gustavus faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. The requirements for tenure at Gustavus Adolphus College include 1) excellence in teaching, 2) an emerging pattern of scholarly and professional activities, 3) an emerging pattern of college service, and 4) sympathy with the mission of the college.

Application and Institution Information: Electronic application is required; email application materials as PDFs to macrosearch@gustavus.edu. The application materials must include a letter of application (please indicate in your application letter which areas you are qualified and interested in teaching), curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, job market paper, transcripts (scanned copies acceptable), and three confidential letters of professional recommendation (sent directly from the reference or letter service). The cover letter and letters of recommendation should be addressed to:

Macroeconomics Search
Economics and Management Department
Gustavus Adolphus College
800 W College Ave
Saint Peter, MN 56082-1498

Application information is also available at www.gustavus.edu/jobs. For more details, visit the College’s website at www.gustavus.edu/provost/newfaculty/ or contact macrosearch@gustavus.edu. Review of applications will begin on October 19, 2015, and continue until the position is filled.

The Department of Economics and Management offers majors in Management, Economics, and Accounting in the context of a liberal arts education. The current strategic plan emphasizes the development of analytical skills for strategic decision making. We are committed to preparing our students for lives of ethical leadership and service.

Gustavus Adolphus College is a coeducational, private, Lutheran (ELCA), residential, national liberal arts college of 2400 students. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to excellence through diversity with a special emphasis on global engagement and service. Additionally, we strive to be a community supportive of all kinds of individuals and families. As an Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy and practice of Gustavus Adolphus College to provide equal employment opportunities for all. EOE Employer/Disabled/Vet

Athletic Training Clinical Education Coordinator and Instructor
Department of Health and Exercise Science

Position Details: Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a full-time non-tenure-track faculty position of Athletic Training Clinical Education Coordinator and Instructor in the Department of Health and Exercise Science to begin September 1, 2016.

Minimum Required Qualifications: We seek candidates who have a masters’ degree in athletic training or a related field, preferably an academic doctorate in athletic training or related field or currently working toward a doctoral degree. The successful candidate must be a BOC-certified athletic trainer and hold or be eligible for Minnesota state registration and have experience teaching in an athletic training program, preferably with experience in clinical athletic training. Candidates must have demonstrated excellence in teaching. A commitment to undergraduate teaching and advising is essential.

Preferred Qualifications: We prefer candidates with experience in the administration of an athletic training program (including experience with CAATE accreditation). Preference will be given to candidates who have taught ATP theory and methods courses and health and exercise related classes, and to candidates who are American Red Cross Instructor Certified. We are interested in applicants who will complement our commitment to students and faculty from diverse cultural groups, and who will diversify the expertise and experiences represented in the department.

Major/Essential Functions: Primary responsibilities include providing coordination of the clinical educational experiences within the Athletic Training Program (ATP), working effectively with the Program Director, Clinical Athletic Training staff of Gustavus Adolphus College Athletics Department, and other preceptors, assisting in continuation of the CAATE accreditation, instruction of undergraduate theory courses within the ATP, first aid/CPR, kinesiology, fitness and activity courses, or other teaching needs of the Health and Exercise Science Department. The Clinical Education Coordinator (CEC) also serves as a preceptor for the ATP students in their clinical experiences. In addition, the CEC is responsible for preceptor training, evaluating clinical sites, administrating evaluations and clinical experience paperwork, and maintaining and recruiting new clinical sites and preceptors in order to allow a well-rounded and effective ATP experience for the students. As a member of the faculty, the successful candidate will be involved in advising undergraduate students as well as engage in service to the department and the college.

Application and Institution Information: Electronic application is required; email application materials as PDFs to abanks@gustavus.edu. The application materials must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, transcripts (scanned copies acceptable), and three confidential letters of professional recommendation (sent directly from the reference or letter service). The cover letter and letters of recommendation should be addressed to:

Dr. Aaron Banks, Chair
Health and Exercise Science
Gustavus Adolphus College
800 W College Ave
Saint Peter, MN 56082-1498

Application information is also available at www.gustavus.edu/jobs. For more details, visit the College’s website at www.gustavus.edu/provost/newfaculty/ or contact Dr. Aaron Banks at abanks@gustavus.edu. Review of applications will begin on March 14, 2016, and continue until the position is filled.

Gustavus Adolphus College is a coeducational, private, Lutheran (ELCA), residential, national liberal arts college of 2400 students. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to excellence through diversity with a special emphasis on global engagement and service. Additionally, we strive to be a community supportive of all kinds of individuals and families. As an Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy and practice of Gustavus Adolphus College to provide equal employment opportunities for all. EOE Employer/Disabled/Vet

Instructor of Music (Jazz Piano)
Department of Music

Position Details: Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a part-time non-tenure-track position of Instructor of Jazz Piano in the Department of Music to begin September 1, 2016.

Minimum Required Qualifications: We seek candidates with a Master’s degree, but will consider candidates with a Bachelor’s degree. Candidates must have demonstrated excellence in teaching. Experience with jazz performance and undergraduate teaching is expected.

Preferred Qualifications: We are interested in applicants who will complement our commitment to students and faculty from diverse cultural groups, and who will diversify the expertise and experiences represented in the department.

Major/Essential Functions: Primary teaching responsibilities will include teaching jazz/commercial piano to majors and non-majors. Other duties include scheduling and attending piano juries each semester. Teaching classical piano and coaching jazz combo(s) as needed may also be possible. Salary will be based on a published scale and is dependent on the number of students and/or ensembles.

Application and Institution Information: Electronic application is required; email application materials as PDFs to Cinde Wiebusch at cwiebusc@gustavus.edu. The application materials must include a letter of application (detailing teaching and performance experience), resume, recording(s) of or weblink(s) to a recent performance, transcripts (scanned copies acceptable), and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references. The cover letter and letters of recommendation should be addressed to:

Dr. Scott Moore
Department of Music
Gustavus Adolphus College
800 W College Ave
Saint Peter, MN 56082-1498

Application information is also available at www.gustavus.edu/jobs. For more details, visit the College’s website at www.gustavus.edu/provost/newfaculty/ or contact Dr. Esther Wang at ewang2@gustavus.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled; preference will be given to those whose files are complete by April 25, 2016. Finalists will be asked to give a short performance, teach students a sample lesson, and interview with the selection committee.

Gustavus Adolphus College is a coeducational, private, Lutheran (ELCA), residential, national liberal arts college of 2300 students. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to excellence through diversity with a special emphasis on global engagement and service. Additionally, we strive to be a community supportive of all kinds of individuals and families. As an Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy and practice of Gustavus Adolphus College to provide equal employment opportunities for all. EOE Employer/Disabled/Vet

Instructor of Music (Trombone)
Department of Music

Position Details: Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a part-time non-tenure-track position of Instructor of trombone in the Department of Music to begin February 1, 2017, and ending May 31, 2017. This is a sabbatical replacement for one semester.

Minimum Required Qualifications: We seek candidates with a Master’s degree in trombone performance, but will consider candidates with a Bachelor’s degree. Candidates must have demonstrated excellence in teaching. Experience with conducting and undergraduate teaching is expected.

Preferred Qualifications: We are interested in applicants who will complement our commitment to students and faculty from diverse cultural groups, and who will diversify the expertise and experiences represented in the department.

Major/Essential Functions: Primary teaching responsibilities will include teaching trombone to majors and non-majors. Other duties include scheduling and attending trombone juries each semester. Coaching brass chamber ensembles as needed may also be possible. Salary will be based on a published scale and is dependent on the number of students and/or ensembles.

Application and Institution Information: Electronic application is required; email application materials as PDFs to Cinde Wiebusch at cwiebusc@gustavus.edu. The application materials must include a letter of application (detailing teaching and performance experience), resume, recording(s) of or weblink(s) to a recent performance, transcripts (scanned copies acceptable), and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references. The cover letter and letters of recommendation should be addressed to:

Dr. Scott Moore
Department of Music
Gustavus Adolphus College
800 W College Ave
Saint Peter, MN 56082-1498

Application information is also available at www.gustavus.edu/jobs. For more details, visit the College’s website at www.gustavus.edu/provost/newfaculty/ or contact Dr. Scott Moore at smoore@gustavus.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled; preference will be given to those whose files are complete by April 25, 2016. Finalists will be asked to give a short performance, teach students a sample lesson, and interview with the selection committee.

Gustavus Adolphus College is a coeducational, private, Lutheran (ELCA), residential, national liberal arts college of 2300 students. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to excellence through diversity with a special emphasis on global engagement and service. Additionally, we strive to be a community supportive of all kinds of individuals and families. As an Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy and practice of Gustavus Adolphus College to provide equal employment opportunities for all. EOE Employer/Disabled/Vet

Visiting Assistant Professor of Art and Art History (Photography/Video)
Department of Art and Art History

Position Details: Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a full-time one-year leave replacement position of Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Art and Art History to begin September 1, 2016.

Minimum Required Qualifications: We seek candidates with an MFA degree who have major studio strength in digital photography, video, and another area of expertise, such as, but not limited to: darkroom photography, alternative photographic processes, narrative filmmaking, installation art, graphic design, Web design, or interactive media. The successful candidate will have demonstrated excellence in teaching.

Preferred Qualifications: We are interested in applicants who will complement our commitment to students and faculty from diverse cultural groups, and who will diversify the expertise and experiences represented in the department.

Major/Essential Functions: The teaching load for this position is seven courses. Primary teaching responsibilities will include Digital Photography I (2 sections), Video Art I (2 sections), another area of expertise (2 sections), and a January Term course (1-month experiential learning course).

Application and Institution Information: Electronic application is required through https://drive.google.com/; upload application materials as PDFs into a shared folder; and share this folder with the administrative assistant, Colleen Hanson (chanson3@gustavus.edu).

The application materials must include letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (scanned copies acceptable), documentation of creative work (20 images), documentation of student work (20 images), one-page statement of teaching philosophy, one-page artist statement, and three confidential letters of professional recommendation (emailed directly from the reference or letter service to chanson3@gustavus.edu). The cover letter and letters of recommendation should be addressed to:

Professor Kristen Lowe, Chair
Department of Art and Art History
Gustavus Adolphus College
800 W College Ave
Saint Peter, MN 56082-1498

Application information is also available at www.gustavus.edu/jobs. For more details, visit the College’s website at www.gustavus.edu/provost/newfaculty/ or contact Kristen Lowe at klowe@gustavus.edu. Review of applications will begin on April 1, 2016, and continue until the position is filled.

Gustavus Adolphus College is a coeducational, private, Lutheran (ELCA), residential, national liberal arts college of 2400 students. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to excellence through diversity with a special emphasis on global engagement and service. Additionally, we strive to be a community supportive of all kinds of individuals and families. As an Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy and practice of Gustavus Adolphus College to provide equal employment opportunities for all. EOE Employer/Disabled/Vet

Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry (Biochemistry)
Department of Chemistry

Position Details: Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a full-time one-year position of Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry to begin September 1, 2016. The department anticipates a continued vacancy, and the successful candidate may be considered for continuation into the 2017-18 academic year, contingent upon favorable review and the continuing needs of the College.

Minimum Required Qualifications: We seek candidates who have an earned doctorate in biochemistry (or a related field), but will consider candidates who have achieved ABD status. Candidates must have demonstrated excellence in teaching. A commitment to undergraduate teaching is essential; in their application candidates should discuss their commitment to teaching a student-centered undergraduate chemistry curriculum in a liberal arts environment.

Preferred Qualifications: We are interested in applicants who will complement our commitment to students and faculty from diverse cultural groups, and who will diversify the expertise and experiences represented in the department.

Major/Essential Functions: The teaching load will be seven course equivalents. Primary teaching responsibilities will include biochemistry lecture and labs (200-level) and contributions to general education, including teaching during our interim January term (a one-month short course) as determined by the candidate and appropriate to the candidate’s expertise and interests. Biochemistry at Gustavus is an interdisciplinary program with direct ties to both the Departments of Biology and Chemistry.

Application and Institution Information: Electronic application is required; email application materials as separate PDFs to chem-search@gustavus.edu. The application materials must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, undergraduate and graduate transcripts (scanned copies acceptable), and three confidential letters of professional recommendation (sent directly from the reference or letter service). The cover letter and letters of recommendation should be addressed to:

Dr. Jeff Dahlseid, Search Committee Chair
Department of Chemistry
Gustavus Adolphus College
800 W College Ave
Saint Peter, MN 56082-1498

Application information is also available at www.gustavus.edu/jobs. For more details, visit the College’s website at www.gustavus.edu/provost/newfaculty/ or contact Dr. Jeff Dahlseid at chem-search@gustavus.edu . Review of applications will begin on February 22, 2016, and continue until the position is filled.

The Gustavus Department of Chemistry graduates approximately 30 majors each year. The Department prepares students for continuing education in post-graduate professional programs in chemistry, environmental or health-related fields. Students are engaged in research experiences both within and outside of classes.

Gustavus Adolphus College is a coeducational, private, Lutheran (ELCA), residential, national liberal arts college of 2400 students. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to excellence through diversity with a special emphasis on global engagement and service. Additionally, we strive to be a community supportive of all kinds of individuals and families. As an Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy and practice of Gustavus Adolphus College to provide equal employment opportunities for all. EOE Employer/Disabled/Vet

Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry (Organic)
Department of Chemistry

Position Details: Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a full-time one-year position of Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry to begin September 1, 2016.

Minimum Required Qualifications: We seek candidates who have an earned doctorate in organic chemistry (or a related field), but will consider candidates who have achieved ABD status. Candidates must have demonstrated excellence in teaching. A commitment to undergraduate teaching and advising is essential; in their application candidates should discuss their commitment to teaching a student-centered undergraduate chemistry curriculum in a liberal arts environment.

Preferred Qualifications: We are interested in applicants who will complement our commitment to students and faculty from diverse backgrounds, and who will diversify the expertise and experiences represented in the department.

Major/Essential Functions:  The teaching load will be seven course equivalents. Primary teaching responsibilities will include Organic II lecture and labs (200-level), Organic I lecture and labs (100-level), and contributions to general education, including teaching during our interim January term (a one-month short course) as determined by the candidate and appropriate to the candidate’s expertise and interests.

Application and Institution Information: Electronic application is required; email application materials as separate PDFs to chem-search@gustavus.edu. The application materials must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, transcripts (scanned copies acceptable), and three confidential letters of professional recommendation (sent directly from the reference or letter service). The cover letter and letters of recommendation should be addressed to:

Dr. Brian O’Brien, Search Committee Chair
Department of Chemistry
Gustavus Adolphus College
800 W College Ave
Saint Peter, MN 56082-1498

Application information is also available at www.gustavus.edu/jobs. For more details, visit the College’s website at www.gustavus.edu/provost/newfaculty/ or contact Dr. Brian O’Brien at chem-search@gustavus.edu. Review of applications will begin on February 22, 2016, and continue until the position is filled.

The Gustavus Department of Chemistry graduates approximately 30 majors each year. The Department prepares students for continuing education in post-graduate professional programs in chemistry, environmental or health-related fields. Students are engaged in research experiences both within and outside of classes.

Gustavus Adolphus College is a coeducational, private, Lutheran (ELCA), residential, national liberal arts college of 2400 students. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to excellence through diversity with a special emphasis on global engagement and service. Additionally, we strive to be a community supportive of all kinds of individuals and families. As an Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy and practice of Gustavus Adolphus College to provide equal employment opportunities for all. EOE Employer/Disabled/Vet

Visiting Assistant Professor of Communication Studies (Public Discourse and Political Campaign Communication)
Department of Communication Studies

Position Details: Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a full-time one-year position of Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Studies to begin September 1, 2016.

Minimum Required Qualifications: We seek candidates who have an earned doctorate but will consider candidates who have achieved ABD status. The successful candidate will have expertise in public argument and studied or taught political campaign communication. Candidates must have demonstrated excellence in teaching. A commitment to undergraduate teaching and advising is essential.

Preferred Qualifications: We especially encourage applicants who will complement the department’s commitment to civic engagement and social justice and who will diversify the expertise and experiences represented in the department. The college has a strong institutional commitment to diversity and seeks applications from historically underrepresented racial, ethnic, and cultural minority groups, those who conduct scholarship in areas related to diversity, and those who have demonstrated success in working with diverse populations of students. Experience and interest in developing and implementing curricula that address multicultural issues is desirable.

Major/Essential Functions: The teaching load for this position is seven courses—three courses each semester and one January interim experience course. Primary teaching responsibilities will include the opportunity to teach in our innovative Public Discourse initiative, Political Campaign Communication, and an experiential January Interim Experience course on a special topic in the candidate’s area of interest.

Application and Institution Information: Electronic application is required; email application materials as PDFs to lbrammer@gustavus.edu. The application materials must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (scanned copies acceptable), and three confidential letters of professional recommendation (sent directly from the reference or letter service). The cover letter and letters of recommendation should be addressed to:

Dr. Leila Brammer
Visiting Assistant Professor Search
Communication Studies Department
Gustavus Adolphus College
800 W College Ave
Saint Peter, MN 56082-1498

Application information is also available at www.gustavus.edu/jobs. For more details, visit the College’s website at www.gustavus.edu/provost/newfaculty/ or contact Dr. Leila Brammer at 507-933-6190 or lbrammer@gustavus.edu. Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2016, and continue until the position is filled; preference will be given to those whose files are complete by February 1, 2016.

Gustavus Adolphus College is a coeducational, private, Lutheran (ELCA), residential, national liberal arts college of 2400 students. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to excellence through diversity with a special emphasis on global engagement and service. Additionally, we strive to be a community supportive of all kinds of individuals and families. As an Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy and practice of Gustavus Adolphus College to provide equal employment opportunities for all. EOE Employer/Disabled/Vet

Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics (Computer Science)
Department of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics

Position Details: Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a full-time one-year position of Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics to begin September 1, 2016.

Minimum Required Qualifications: We seek candidates who have an earned doctorate in Computer Science or Applied Mathematics with a computer science background, but will consider candidates who have achieved ABD status. The successful candidate must have demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching.

Preferred Qualifications: We are interested in applicants who will complement our commitment to students and faculty from diverse cultural groups, and who will diversify the expertise and experiences represented in the department.

Major/Essential Functions: Primary responsibilities will include teaching introductory computer science courses using the Python and Java languages. The teaching load for this position is three courses per semester and one experiential course taught in January.

Application and Institution Information: Electronic application is required. The application materials must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, transcripts (scanned copies acceptable), and three confidential letters of professional recommendation (sent directly from the reference or letter service) via www.MathJobs.org. At least one of the letters of recommendation should specifically address teaching. The cover letter and letters of recommendation should be addressed to:

Dr. Mike Hvidsten, Supreme Chairbeing
Department of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics
Gustavus Adolphus College
800 W College Ave
Saint Peter, MN 56082-1498

Application information is also available at www.gustavus.edu/jobs. For more details, visit the College’s website at www.gustavus.edu/provost/newfaculty/ or contact Dr. Mike Hvidsten at hvidsten@gustavus.edu. Review of applications will begin on January 18, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled.

Applicants who will be attending the Joint Mathematics Meetings in Seattle in January 2016 are encouraged to indicate this in their cover letter.

Gustavus Adolphus College is a coeducational, private, Lutheran (ELCA), residential, national liberal arts college of 2400 students. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to excellence through diversity with a special emphasis on global engagement and service. Additionally, we strive to be a community supportive of all kinds of individuals and families. As an Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy and practice of Gustavus Adolphus College to provide equal employment opportunities for all. EOE Employer/Disabled/Vet

Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics (Mathematics)
Department of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics

Openings: 2

Position Details: Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for two one-year positions (full-time) at the level of Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics to begin September 1, 2016.

Minimum Required Qualifications: We seek candidates who have an earned doctorate in Mathematics or Applied Mathematics, but will consider candidates who have achieved ABD status. The successful candidate must have demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching.

Preferred Qualifications: We are interested in applicants who will complement our commitment to students and faculty from diverse cultural groups, and who will diversify the expertise and experiences represented in the department.

Major/Essential Functions: Primary responsibilities will include teaching courses in mathematics at all levels of the undergraduate curriculum and contributing to courses in general education. The teaching load for this position is three courses per semester and one experiential course taught in January.

Application and Institution Information: Electronic application is required. The application materials must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, transcripts (scanned copies acceptable), and three confidential letters of professional recommendation (sent directly from the reference or letter service) via www.MathJobs.org. At least one of the letters of recommendation should specifically address teaching. The cover letter and letters of recommendation should be addressed to:

Dr. Mike Hvidsten, Supreme Chairbeing
Department of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics
Gustavus Adolphus College
800 W College Ave
Saint Peter, MN 56082-1498

Application information is also available at www.gustavus.edu/jobs. For more details, visit the College’s website at www.gustavus.edu/provost/newfaculty/ or contact Dr. Mike Hvidsten at hvidsten@gustavus.edu. Review of applications will begin on January 18, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled.

Applicants who will be attending the Joint Mathematics Meetings in Seattle in January 2016 are encouraged to indicate this in their cover letter.

Gustavus Adolphus College is a coeducational, private, Lutheran (ELCA), residential, national liberal arts college of 2400 students. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to excellence through diversity with a special emphasis on global engagement and service. Additionally, we strive to be a community supportive of all kinds of individuals and families. As an Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy and practice of Gustavus Adolphus College to provide equal employment opportunities for all. EOE Employer/Disabled/Vet

Visiting Assistant Professor of Music (Theory and Composition)
Department of Music

Position Details: Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track position of Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Music to begin September 1, 2016.

Minimum Required Qualifications: We seek candidates with a Doctorate in music theory or composition, but will consider candidates who have achieved ABD status. Candidates must have demonstrated excellence in teaching. Experience with undergraduate teaching is expected.

Preferred Qualifications: We are interested in applicants who will complement our commitment to students and faculty from diverse cultural groups, and who will diversify the expertise and experiences represented in the department.

Major/Essential Functions: Primary teaching responsibilities will include teaching upper-level music theory and advanced composition to majors and non-majors. The successful candidate will teach seven courses per year, one of which will be a January Term experiential course. Other duties include participating within the department as a valued colleague and serving on department committees.

Application and Institution Information: Electronic application is required; email application materials as PDFs to Cinde Wiebusch at cwiebusc@gustavus.edu. The application materials must include a letter of application (detailing teaching and performance experience), resume, recording(s) of or weblink(s) to a performance of a recent composition, transcripts (scanned copies acceptable), and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references. The cover letter and letters of recommendation should be addressed to:

Dr. Scott Moore
Department of Music
Gustavus Adolphus College
800 W College Ave
Saint Peter, MN 56082-1498

Application information is also available at www.gustavus.edu/jobs. For more details, visit the College’s website at www.gustavus.edu/provost/newfaculty/. Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled; preference will be given to those whose files are complete by April 25, 2016. Finalists will be asked to give a sample lecture and interview with the selection committee.

Gustavus Adolphus College is a coeducational, private, Lutheran (ELCA), residential, national liberal arts college of 2300 students. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to excellence through diversity with a special emphasis on global engagement and service. Additionally, we strive to be a community supportive of all kinds of individuals and families. As an Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy and practice of Gustavus Adolphus College to provide equal employment opportunities for all. EOE Employer/Disabled/Vet

Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Department of Philosophy

Position Details: Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a full-time three-year position of Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy to begin September 1, 2016.

Minimum Required Qualifications: We seek candidates who have an earned doctorate in philosophy, but will consider candidates who have achieved ABD status. The successful candidate will have demonstrated excellence in teaching and in advising students.

Preferred Qualifications: We are interested in applicants who will complement our commitment to students and faculty from diverse cultural groups, and who will extend our philosophical expertise beyond the western tradition. We are particularly interested in candidates who could contribute to the college’s new African Studies minor.

Major/Essential Functions: Teaching responsibilities will include American Philosophy and Environmental Philosophies. Other courses are negotiable, but will include an assortment of introductory and middle-level classes, as well as an occasional seminar in the successful candidate’s area of specialization. The successful candidate will teach seven courses per year, one of which will be a January Term experiential course.

Application and Institution Information: Electronic application is required; email application materials as PDFs to philosophysearch@gustavus.edu. The application materials must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations, writing sample, transcripts (scanned copies acceptable), and three confidential letters of professional recommendation (sent directly from the reference or letter service). The cover letter and letters of recommendation should be addressed to:

Dr. Lisa Heldke, Chair
Department of Philosophy
Gustavus Adolphus College
800 W College Ave
Saint Peter, MN 56082-1498

Application information is also available at www.gustavus.edu/jobs. For more details, visit the College’s website at www.gustavus.edu/provost/newfaculty/ or contact Dr. Lisa Heldke at philosophysearch@gustavus.edu. Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2016, and continue until the position is filled.

Gustavus Adolphus College is a coeducational, private, Lutheran (ELCA), residential, national liberal arts college of 2400 students. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to excellence through diversity with a special emphasis on global engagement and service. Additionally, we strive to be a community supportive of all kinds of individuals and families. As an Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy and practice of Gustavus Adolphus College to provide equal employment opportunities for all. EOE Employer/Disabled/Vet

Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychological Science (Experimental Psychology)
Department of Psychological Science

Position Details: Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a full-time one-year position of Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychological Science to begin September 1, 2016.

Minimum Required Qualifications: We seek candidates who have an earned doctorate in psychology (specialization open), but will consider candidates who have achieved ABD status. Candidates must have demonstrated excellence in teaching. A commitment to undergraduate teaching and advising is essential.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience advising and engaging in research collaborations with undergraduates is desirable. We are interested in applicants who will complement our commitment to students and faculty from diverse cultural groups, and who will diversify the expertise and experiences represented in the department.

Major/Essential Functions: The teaching load for this position is seven courses, three courses each semester and one January interim experience course. Primary teaching responsibilities will include courses in General Psychology, Statistics and Research Methods, and courses in the candidate’s specialty area.

Application and Institution Information: Electronic application is required; email application materials as PDFs to experimentalhire@gustavus.edu. The application materials must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, transcripts (scanned copies acceptable), and three confidential letters of professional recommendation (sent directly from the reference or letter service). The cover letter and letters of recommendation should be addressed to:

Dr. Marie Walker, Chair
Department of Psychological Science
Gustavus Adolphus College
800 W College Ave
Saint Peter, MN 56082-1498

Application information is also available at www.gustavus.edu/jobs. For more details, visit the College’s website at www.gustavus.edu/provost/newfaculty/ or contact Dr. Walker at experimentalhire@gustavus.edu. Review of applications will begin on March 16, 2016, and continue until the position is filled.

Gustavus Adolphus College is a coeducational, private, Lutheran (ELCA), residential, national liberal arts college of 2400 students. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to excellence through diversity with a special emphasis on global engagement and service. Additionally, we strive to be a community supportive of all kinds of individuals and families. As an Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy and practice of Gustavus Adolphus College to provide equal employment opportunities for all. EOE Employer/Disabled/Vet

Visiting Instructor of Health and Exercise Science (Health and Physical Education)
Department of Health and Exercise Science

Position Details: Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a full-time one-year position of Visiting Instructor in the Department of Health and Exercise Science to begin September 1, 2016.

Minimum Required Qualifications: We seek candidates with a completed Master’s Degree in health or physical education, with Ph.D. preferred. The successful candidate will have public school and college teaching experience in health or physical education. Candidates must have demonstrated excellence in teaching.

Preferred Qualifications: We are interested in applicants who will complement our commitment to students and faculty from diverse cultural groups, and who will diversify the expertise and experiences represented in the department.

Major/Essential Functions: The teaching load for this position is seven course equivalents. Primary teaching responsibilities will include elementary health education methods, elementary physical education methods, adolescent health for majors in secondary education, varied activity courses (such as personal fitness, yoga, or relaxation), and an experiential January Interim Experience course on a special topic in the candidate’s area of interest.

Application and Institution Information: Electronic application is required; email application materials as PDFs to abanks@gustavus.edu. The application materials must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, transcripts (scanned copies acceptable), and three confidential letters of professional recommendation (sent directly from the reference or letter service). The cover letter and letters of recommendation should be addressed to:

Dr. Aaron Banks, Chair
Health and Exercise Science Department
Gustavus Adolphus College
800 W College Ave
Saint Peter, MN 56082-1498

Application information is also available at www.gustavus.edu/jobs. For more details, visit the College’s website at www.gustavus.edu/provost/newfaculty/ or contact Dr. Aaron Banks at abanks@gustavus.edu. Review of applications will begin on March 14, 2016, and continue until the position is filled.

Gustavus Adolphus College is a coeducational, private, Lutheran (ELCA), residential, national liberal arts college of 2400 students. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to excellence through diversity with a special emphasis on global engagement and service. Additionally, we strive to be a community supportive of all kinds of individuals and families. As an Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy and practice of Gustavus Adolphus College to provide equal employment opportunities for all. EOE Employer/Disabled/Vet

Visiting Instructor of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (French)
Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Position Details: Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a one-year position of Visiting Instructor in the Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures to begin September 1, 2016.

Minimum Required Qualifications: We seek candidates with minimum credentials of a Master’s degree (Ph.D. or ABD preferred) in French. Candidates must have demonstrated excellence in teaching French at the college level. A commitment to undergraduate teaching and advising is essential.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience with the application of current technologies in the foreign language classroom and background in language teaching methodology are desirable. We are interested in applicants who will complement our commitment to students and faculty from diverse cultural groups, and who will diversify the expertise and experiences represented in the department.

Major/Essential Functions: Primary teaching responsibilities will include all levels of French language and culture. The teaching load for this position is four courses total (two courses in fall semester 2016 and two courses in spring semester 2017).

Application and Institution Information: Electronic application is required; email application materials as PDFs to mkalberm@gustavus.edu. The application materials must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, transcripts (scanned copies acceptable), and three confidential letters of professional recommendation (sent directly from the reference or letter service). The cover letter and letters of recommendation should be addressed to:

Dr. María Isabel Kalbermatten
Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Gustavus Adolphus College
800 W College Ave
Saint Peter, MN 56082-1498

Application information is also available at www.gustavus.edu/jobs. For more details, visit the College’s website at www.gustavus.edu/provost/newfaculty/ or contact Dr. Paschal Kyoore at 507-933-6078 or paschal@gustavus.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled; preference will be given to those whose files are complete by March 3, 2016.

Gustavus Adolphus College is a coeducational, private, Lutheran (ELCA), residential, national liberal arts college of 2400 students. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to excellence through diversity with a special emphasis on global engagement and service. Additionally, we strive to be a community supportive of all kinds of individuals and families. As an Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy and practice of Gustavus Adolphus College to provide equal employment opportunities for all. EOE Employer/Disabled/Vet

Visiting Instructor of Nursing (Pediatrics, Public Health, and Nursing Research)
Department of Nursing

Position Details: Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a full-time, one-year position of Visiting Instructor (or Assistant Professor with appropriate qualifications) in the Department of Nursing to begin September 1, 2016.

Minimum Required Qualifications: We seek candidates who have an earned master’s or doctorate in nursing or a related field. The successful candidate will have experience in the areas of pediatrics, public health, and nursing research. Candidates must have demonstrated excellence in teaching. A commitment to undergraduate teaching and advising is essential.

Preferred Qualifications: We are interested in applicants who will complement our commitment to students and faculty from diverse cultural groups, and who will diversify the expertise and experiences represented in the department.

Major/Essential Functions: The teaching load will be seven course equivalents. Primary teaching responsibilities will include teaching pediatric, public health, and nursing research theory through classroom didactic experiences and public health clinical instruction.

Application and Institution Information: Electronic application is required; email application materials as PDFs to bzust@gustavus.edu. The application materials must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, transcripts (scanned copies acceptable), and three confidential letters of professional recommendation (sent directly from the reference or letter service). The cover letter and letters of recommendation should be addressed to:

Dr. Barbara Zust, Chair
Department of Nursing
Gustavus Adolphus College
800 W College Ave
Saint Peter, MN 56082-1498

Application information is also available at www.gustavus.edu/jobs. For more details, visit the College’s website at www.gustavus.edu/provost/newfaculty/ or contact Dr. Barbara Zust at bzust@gustavus.edu. Review of applications will begin on February 8, 2016, and continue until the position is filled.

Gustavus Adolphus College is a coeducational, private, Lutheran (ELCA), residential, national liberal arts college of 2400 students. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to excellence through diversity with a special emphasis on global engagement and service. Additionally, we strive to be a community supportive of all kinds of individuals and families. As an Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy and practice of Gustavus Adolphus College to provide equal employment opportunities for all. EOE Employer/Disabled/Vet

3 Administrative Positions

Director of Human Resources, Director of Physical Plant, Vice President for Finance and Treasurer

Director of Human Resources
Human Resources

Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for the position of Director of Human Resources. The Director oversees the development and implementation of all programs, policies, procedures, and budgets related to Human Resources.  The Director has overall responsibility for employee relations, recruiting, hiring, employee retention, performance management, training and professional development, organization development programs, employee recognition, conflict management and disciplinary actions, compliance, payroll, and benefits management.  The Director provides support to the Provost in the development of certain human resource policies and procedures specific to faculty.

The Director is responsible to coordinate the College’s Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity, Title IX, ADA, and other related programs, including the preparation of reports and compliance activities.  Develop and implement effective strategies to ensure and promote workforce inclusion, equity, and diversity in a manner consistent with applicable Federal and State legal guidelines.

Lead or direct investigations of complaints and allegations of inappropriate employee behavior and other policy violations.   Review, develop, recommend, and administer College human resource policies and procedures in support of the mission of the College and in compliance with Federal and State regulations.

Work closely with the Cabinet to align comprehensive human resources strategies with the mission, values, objectives, and programs of the College, and increase overall effectiveness of the College.

Qualifications:  Must possess a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree preferred).  Also preferred is a human resources certification (i.e. SPHR, SHRM-SCP, PHR).  Must have at least ten years of recent and relevant experience in human resources, with more than five years at a senior management level.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references electronically to jolene@gustavus.edu or mail to: Office of the President, Gustavus Adolphus College, 800 West College Avenue, St. Peter, MN 56082.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

As an Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy and practice of Gustavus Adolphus College to provide equal employment opportunities for all. EOE/M/F/V/D

Director of Physical Plant
Physical Plant

Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for the position of Director of Physical Plant. The Director oversees the development and implementation of all programs, policies, procedures, and budgets related to Physical Plant.  Directs the design, construction, maintenance, remodeling, and repair of all campus facilities, and is responsible for the hiring and supervision of physical plant personnel.

The Director is responsible for directing all activities related to facility maintenance including building, carpentry, custodial, electrical, fire alarms, grounds and landscape, heating plant, mechanical, painting, plumbing, recycling and refuse, transportation pool, utility distribution, walkways and roads, and overall administration of deferred and preventative maintenance programs.  Responsible for directing all activities related to facility design/construction/renovation.  Participates in strategic discussions with academic, student and administrative programming as they impact such facilities.  Responsible for maintaining historical cost and insurance records for all campus building and land assets. Responsible for the planning, development and management of all physical plant operating budgets, while assuring appropriate fiscal responsibility and controls.  Prepares analysis of budgets, energy, facility benchmarking and other functions for administrative review.

Qualifications:  Must possess a Bachelor’s degree.  A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in architectural, civil, electrical, mechanical or other field of engineering is preferred.  Must have at least ten years of relevant experience with a history of successful management of significant physical plant projects and departments.

Must possess excellent organizational sense and demonstrated management and leadership ability, including strategic thinking related to campus facilities.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references electronically to humanresources@gustavus.edu or mail to: Human Resources, Gustavus Adolphus College, 800 West College Avenue, St. Peter, MN 56082.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

As an Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy and practice of Gustavus Adolphus College to provide equal employment opportunities for all. EOE/M/F/V/D

Vice President for Finance and Treasurer
Finance Office

Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minnesota, invites nominations and expressions of interest as the College begins its search for a new Vice President for Finance and Treasurer.

Founded in 1862, Gustavus Adolphus College is a highly selective, private, coeducational, residential liberal arts college. It has valued its Lutheran and Swedish heritages throughout its history. The College champions a model of the liberal arts that combines a strong emphasis on traditional liberal arts disciplines with a commitment to pre-professional programs grounded in a liberal arts context. The College’s 24 departments offer 55 majors, including 17 honors majors, 3 interdisciplinary programs, and 15 pre-professional programs. Currently, 2,387 students from 42 states and 22 countries attend Gustavus. The College invites and welcomes students of all faiths and backgrounds. Its commitment to diversity is reflected throughout all levels of the College from course offerings to personnel, to extracurricular programming.

The Vice President for Finance and Treasurer reports to the President, serves as an Officer of the College, and works closely with the President and the other members of the President’s Cabinet in providing overall leadership and direction for the College. As chief financial officer, the Vice President carries special responsibility for leadership and management of the College’s financial plan, and oversees a number of key business and service functions. The person filling this position works closely with the Board of Trustee’s and serves as the administrative liaison for the Institutional Resources Group of the Board that includes the Budget, Audit, Investment, and Advancement Committees.

While the Vice President for Finance and Treasurer Search Committee is open to considering a variety of pathways to the Vice President’s role at Gustavus, a bachelor’s degree is required, a CPA is preferred, and graduate work and/or a master’s degree is highly valued. While experience in higher education is preferred, candidates from other areas of financial management with a strong record of leadership and success, and a clear appreciation for and understanding of the work of the academy are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate for this position must demonstrate a record of progressive responsibility and effective leadership experience, as well as an in-depth knowledge of budgeting, financial accounting, endowment management, risk management, contract management, and debt management. Experience and knowledge in areas of human resources, facilities and physical plant, and other auxiliary enterprises (dining, book store, summer programs) will be beneficial.

Details about the leadership opportunities offered by this position and the nomination/application process may be found at: http://agbsearch.com/current-searches/senior-executive. Additional information about Gustavus Adolphus College is available at: https://gustavus.edu. To ensure full consideration, all materials should be received by Monday, February 22, 2016.

Nominations and expressions of interest should be sent to:

Dr. Mark Braun, Provost and Dean of the College
Chair, Vice President for Finance and Treasurer Search Committee
Gustavus Adolphus College
VPFGustavus@agbsearch.com

This search is being assisted by:

Loren J. Anderson, Ph.D.
Senior Consultant
AGB Search
Cell: (253) 223-3566
lja@agbsearch.com

and

Richard L. Torgerson, Ph.D.
Senior Consultant
AGB Search
Cell: (563) 380-4919
rlt@agbsearch.com

As an Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy and practice of Gustavus Adolphus College to provide equal employment opportunities for all. EEO Employer/Disabled/Vet

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1 Support Staff Position

Administrative Assistant

Administrative Assistant
Physics and Mathematics & Computer Science

Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a full-time Administrative Assistant in the Physics and Mathematics and Computer Science Department.  This position is scheduled 35 hours per week for 45 weeks.  Responsibilities include: To provide administrative, supervisory and secretarial assistance to the department chairs and faculty in a manner that contributes to the efficient and effective operation of the two departments and individual faculty members.

Candidates for this position are required to have  two years of post-secondary education (prefer 4 year degree); three to five years of experience in a fast-paced setting; demonstrated ability in supervision and training; must be able to work independently; strong written and oral communication skills; and effective interpersonal skills. Experience with licensure and standards based documentation and some accounting experience preferred.

 To receive an application form, call (507) 933-7304 or you may download an application from our website at www.gustavus.edu/humanresources/employment/. Applications may be submitted electronically to humanresources@gustavus.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

As an Affirmative Action employer, it is the policy and practice of Gustavus Adolphus College to provide equal employment opportunities for all.  EOE/M/F/V/D