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  • Department of Psychology - one-year, visiting position

    Department of Psychology invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position for the 2017-2018 academic year, with the possibility of renewal. Area of specialization is open; however, the ideal candidate will be able to teach Introduction to Psychology, Research Methods, and Lifespan Development. The successful candidate may also have the opportunity to teach a course on a topic of their choice. Preference will be given to candidates who have completed the Ph.D; however, candidates with a Master’s degree will also be considered. More information about our curriculum and the College may be found on the College’s website.

    Located in west central Illinois about 200 miles from Chicago, Monmouth College is a private liberal arts college of approximately 1250 students. Monmouth is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (PC-USA) and is a member of the Associated Colleges of the Midwest. For more information about the College, please see our mission statement.

    To apply, address a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, course evaluations, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Marsha Dopheide, Chair, Psychology Search by email. Review of the applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The deadline for applications is July 6th, 2017.

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  • Department of Classics - one-year, visiting position

    Monmouth College, a liberal arts college and member of the Associated Colleges of the Midwest, announces a one-year, full-time position in archaeology and Classics for the academic year 2017-2018. Teaching responsibilities, subject to enrollment, will include a variety of topical classes in archaeology, mythology, and literature (some of them half-semester, and some of them full-semester), and one half-semester seminar on the classical subject of the candidate’s choice. In addition, the successful candidate will teach a partial-credit archaeological lab course based on the Monmouth College North American Artifact Collection and serve as the director of the lab in which the collection is based. The position requires an M.A. in in either Classics or classical archaeology and evidence of teaching excellence; preference will be given to those who have either earned a Ph.D. or who are close to it, and those who have experience with both New World and classical archaeology. For more information about the Classics Department and the courses it has offered, see the department website.

    For fullest consideration, candidates should send a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a graduate transcript (a copy or an unofficial version is perfectly acceptable), and contact information (including e-mail addresses) of three people who could provide letters of recommendation if asked. Send these materials, addressed to Dr. Robert Holschuh Simmons, Chair, Classics Search, Monmouth College, by e-mail. Review of applications will begin immediately after the position is opened and will continue until position is filled.

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  • Department of Physics - one-year, visiting position

    Monmouth College invites applications for a one-year visiting Assistant Professor position in the Physics Department beginning in August 2017. We anticipate that a Tenure-Track position to be available starting in the 2018-19 academic year, and the successful candidate for this one-year position will be welcome to apply. All sub-disciplines will be considered, but preference given to Astronomer/Astrophysicist. Ph.D. is required. The successful candidate will be committed to undergraduate teaching excellence, scholarly activity, and Monmouth's liberal arts mission. Normal teaching load is 6 courses per year.

    Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Send cover letter, curriculum vitae, including teaching interests and statement, names and contact information of three references, and copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts to: Christopher Fasano, Chair, Physics Search Committee, Monmouth College, 700 East Broadway, Monmouth, IL 61462 by e-mail.

    EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement

  • Department of Philosophy & Religious Studies - one-year, visiting position

    Department of Philosophy & Religious Studies, invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position for the 2017-2018 academic year, with the possibility of renewal. Area of specialization is open, however the ideal candidate will be able to teach an upper-division course in the Philosophies and Religions of Asia (focusing on a particular tradition if desired) as well as Introduction to Liberal Arts (the College's first-year seminar), Introduction to Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, and World Religions. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to teach a course on a topic of his or her choice. Preference will be given to candidates who have completed the Ph.D. or Th.D.; however, we will consider candidates who are A.B.D. More information about our curriculum and the College may be found on the College's website.

    Located in west central Illinois about 200 miles from Chicago, Monmouth College is a private liberal arts college of approximately 1250 students. Monmouth is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (PC-USA) and is a member of the Associated Colleges of the Midwest. For more information about the College, please see our mission statement.

    To apply, address a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Anne Mamary, Chair, Religious Studies Search by e-mail. We will begin reviewing applications on May 8, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

    EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement

  • Department of Kinesiology - tenure-track position

    Monmouth College, a selective, private, residential liberal arts college in Illinois invites applications for a tenure-track position within the Department of Kinesiology at the Assistant/Associate Professor level to begin August, 2017, in the area of Exercise Science and Health.

    Requirements include a doctoral degree in exercise physiology or related field and a commitment to undergraduate liberal arts teaching. The successful candidate will be able to teach courses in exercise physiology, anatomy, and health, including courses in their specialty area. They will also teach in Monmouth College's Integrated Studies curriculum. They may contribute to the development of a new interdisciplinary Global Public Health program along with the Department of Psychology and Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures as well. A background in health or public health is valued. Expectations include excellence in teaching, student advising, and supervision of student research. Candidates must show enthusiasm for interdisciplinary teaching and for participating in the general education program.

    Located in the welcoming community of Monmouth, Illinois, the college is a member of the prestigious Associated Colleges of the Midwest. Following the adoption and implementation of a groundbreaking interdisciplinary general education curriculum and the continuation of a bold strategic plan entitled "Think Anew, Act Anew," the college is now prepared to move confidently forward as an innovator among liberal arts colleges. Monmouth is again in the top tier of the US News ranking for National Liberal Arts Colleges, was just ranked 77 out of 239 national liberal arts colleges by Washington Monthly, and was recognized in the top 5% of US Colleges by College Factual for colleges that provide value for students.

    Send letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, copies of student evaluations, and three letters of reference to: Dr. Sean Schumm, Chair of Kinesiology Search, Monmouth College, by email. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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Monmouth College EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement

Monmouth College does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability, age, military service, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy or other factors as prohibited by law.

Monmouth College admits students of any race, religion, color, sex, national or ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to Monmouth students.

Monmouth College, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is committed to diversity and encourages applications from women and minority candidates.

Any inquiries regarding Title IX or the College’s Policy Prohibiting Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation should be directed to the Title IX Coordinator identified below. The Coordinator will be available to meet with or talk to students, staff, and faculty regarding issues relating to Title IX and this policy.

Stephanie Kinkaid 
Title IX Coordinator
Room 21, Poling Hall (lower level)
(309)457-2272
skinkaid@monmouthcollege.edu

Michelle Merritt
Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Associate Dean of Students
Room 126 Poling Hall (main level)
(309) 457-2114
mmerritt@monmouthcollege.edu

Any inquiries regarding Title VI or the College’s Policy Prohibiting Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation should be directed to the Title VI Coordinator identified below. The Coordinator will be available to meet with or talk to students, staff, and faculty regarding issues relating to Title VI and this policy.

Stephanie Kinkaid 
Title VI Coordinator
Room 21, Poling Hall (lower level) 
(309)457-2272
skinkaid@monmouthcollege.edu

Individuals may also contact the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights for additional information.

Office for Civil Rights
U.S. Department of Education-Chicago Office
500 W Madison St., Suite 1475
Chicago, IL 60661-4544
Telephone: (312)730-1560
Email: ocr@ed.gov

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