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Assistant Professor Human Services (Job Search Status:Currently Accepting Resumes)

The Department of Sociology in the School of Education and Human Services at Mount St. Mary’s University invites outstanding teacher-scholars to apply for a tenure track appointment to direct a Human Services program, starting in August 2013. The successful candidate will possess a Ph.D. in Human Services and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service to the campus community. In addition to the administrative work of directing the program, he/she will teach courses in areas such as family and youth, aging, and addiction. 

Mount St. Mary’s University is the second oldest Catholic university in America. Located on 1,400 acres, near Baltimore and Washington, D.C., the Mount offers a rigorous liberal arts education featuring a nationally recognized core curriculum and outstanding faculty with a 14:1 student to teacher ratio. The 2300-student comprehensive university is a vibrant academic community where the words Faith, Discovery, Leadership, and Community are used to describe its collective calling and promise. Additional information about Mount St. Mary’s University is available online at

Beyond disciplinary expertise, Mount St. Mary’s seeks faculty members eager to engage and support our Catholic identity. Application materials should discuss how you might contribute to the University’s Catholic liberal arts mission, how your work engages with the Catholic intellectual tradition, or how your own faith tradition informs your vocation as teacher and scholar. Please send cover letter and vita to or to person (below). We will conduct initial interviews in the School of Education and Human Services at Mount Saint Mary’s University. Applicant review will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled. Position rank and salary are open and commensurate with experience.

Barbara Palmer, Dean
School of Education and Human Services
Assistant Professor of Human Services Search
Mount St. Mary’s University
16300 Old Emmitsburg Road
Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727

Mount St. Mary’s University has a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity in its educational program and employment practices; we actively seek and welcome applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications, particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world.


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