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  • Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures - tenure-track position

    The Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at Monmouth College invites applications for a tenure track, Assistant Professor of Spanish to teach a wide range of language, literature, and culture courses, beginning in August 2017. Candidates should have a specialization in Latin American Literature and Culture and a strong secondary interest in U.S. Latinx Studies. An ability to teach French, while not required, is also highly desirable.

    Additionally, preference will be given to candidates who show enthusiasm for participating in Monmouth’s general education curriculum, including our Integrated Studies sequence.

    We seek a dynamic, collaborative educator with a commitment to undergraduate teaching excellence, scholarship, and our liberal arts mission. A Ph.D. is required, but A.B.D. will be considered. Native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English is required. The normal teaching load is three courses per semester.

    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 U.S. News ranking for National Liberal Arts Colleges, was just ranked 77th out of 239 national liberal arts colleges by Washington Monthly, and was recognized in the top 5% of U.S. Colleges by College Factual for colleges that provide value for students.

    To apply, please send cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching excellence, and three letters of recommendation via email to: Spanish Search Committee, Monmouth College, at facultysearch@monmouthcollege.edu . The application deadline is November 28, 2016.

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  • Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures - tenure-track position

    The Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures seeks a tenure-track, Assistant or Associate Professor with expertise in Health Studies. A Ph.D. in Latin American Studies, Public Health, Literature and Languages, or Latinx Studies is strongly preferred, but a dual Master’s degree in Public Health and Latin American Studies (or a field related to Latin American Studies) will also be considered.

    This position presents an exciting and uniquely interdisciplinary opportunity at a small, liberal arts college. In addition to teaching Spanish courses as a member of the Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, the successful candidate will also will spearhead Monmouth’s new, interdisciplinary program in Global Public Health, along with colleagues from two other departments (Psychology and Kinesiology).

    Thus, candidates should employ an interdisciplinary and comparative approach and be able to teach an introductory Public Health course, as well as courses dealing with health and policy issues relating to Latin America and/or the Latinx community within the United States. Candidates that can also teach courses on epidemiology and/or biostatistics are especially encouraged to apply.

    Additionally, preference will be given to candidates who show enthusiasm for participating in Monmouth’s general education curriculum, including our Integrated Studies sequence. 

    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 U.S. News ranking for National Liberal Arts Colleges, was just ranked 77th out of 239 national liberal arts colleges by Washington Monthly, and was recognized in the top 5% of U.S. Colleges by College Factual for colleges that provide value for students.

    The successful candidate should be a native or near-native speaker of Spanish. Normal teaching load is 3 courses per semester. Deadline for receipt of applications is December 31st, 2016. Please send cover letter, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching excellence, and three letters of recommendation by e-mail to: Tim Gaster, Chair, MLLC Global Public Health Search Committee, at facultysearch@monmouthcollege.edu.

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  • Department of Mathematics and Computer Science - tenure-track position

    Monmouth College, a selective, private, residential liberal arts college in Illinois invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in Mathematics to begin August 2017.

    We are seeking a dynamic educator for introductory and upper-division courses in mathematics. The successful candidate will be committed to undergraduate teaching excellence, undergraduate research, scholarship, and the College’s liberal arts mission. A commitment to the liberal arts and an appreciation for the small college learning environment is essential. Ph.D. in Mathematics or related discipline is required. Teaching load is equivalent to 6 courses per year with participation in the College's Integrated Studies program in most years.

    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. The college has invested $120 Million into campus facilities since 2002 and this year Money Magazine ranked Monmouth 28th out of 736 “Best Colleges” in the Most Affordable Private Colleges category. The Princeton Review named Monmouth a “Best in the Midwest” in its 2015 Best Colleges Survey.

    Send letter of application, vita, evidence of teaching excellence, a statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research plans and philosophy, three letters of recommendation, and graduate transcripts by e-mail to facultysearch@monmouthcollege.edu: Professor Joanne Eary, Chair of Mathematics Search Committee, Monmouth College. Review of applications begins December 1, 2016.

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  • Department of Political Economy and Commerce - tenure-track position

    Monmouth College, a selective, private, residential liberal arts college in Illinois invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in business, preference for International Business and/or Entrepreneurship expertise to begin August 2017.

    The ideal candidate will be an excellent teacher eager to teach a broad range of business courses and have the ability to integrate knowledge from a variety of disciplinary perspectives in a liberal arts environment. Our unique approach and quality teaching have been rewarded with high levels of student satisfaction and made the business major the college’s largest program. We are willing to consider a variety of fields including international business, entrepreneurship, management, marketing, economics or finance. Ph.D., D.B.A. or MBA required.

    Additionally, the successful candidate will be committed to undergraduate teaching excellence, undergraduate research, scholarship, and the College’s liberal arts mission. A commitment to the liberal arts and an appreciation for the small college learning environment is essential. For more information about Integrated Studies at Monmouth, please see: http://ou.monmouthcollege.edu/academics/integrated-studies/default.aspx.

    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 U.S. News ranking for National Liberal Arts Colleges, was just ranked 77th out of 239 national liberal arts colleges by Washington Monthly, and was recognized in the top 5% of U.S. Colleges by College Factual for colleges that provide value for students.

    To apply, please send cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching excellence, and three letters of recommendation via email to: Michael Connell, Chair, PEC Search Committee, Monmouth College, at facultysearch@monmouthcollege.edu. The application deadline is January 4, 2017.

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  • Department of Educational Studies - tenure-track position

    Monmouth College, a selective, private, residential liberal arts college in Illinois invites applications for a Generalist position in Elementary Education in the Teacher Licensure program. The position will be tenure-track at the assistant/associate level, commencing August 2017.

    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 77th out of 239 national liberal arts colleges by the Washington Monthly, and was recognized in the top 5% of US Colleges by College Factual for colleges that provide value for students.

    Immersion in a distinctive general education curriculum develops competence and confidence to pursue advanced study or a profession, while an emphasis on learning beyond the classroom fosters leadership skills, practical experience, and social responsibility. The Educational Studies department currently works with 150 candidates in the elementary and secondary licensure programs. More information about the college can be found at www.monmouthcollege.edu

    Tenure track faculty serve on standing committees, advise undergraduate students, supervise field experiences and participate in faculty governance. Candidates must show enthusiasm for interdisciplinary teaching and for participating in general education, including Monmouth’s Integrated Studies Curriculum.

    The successful candidate will have at least 3 years of exceptional and extensive teaching experience in grades 1-6, have completed the Master's degree and be actively working toward the terminal degree in Elementary Education, Curriculum Studies or another closely related field. Additionally, candidates will have a demonstrated record of excellent teaching, show potential for academic scholarship, and possess effective written, interpersonal, and communication skills.

    Preference will be given to the candidate who has earned a Ph.D./Ed.D. in Elementary Education, Curriculum Studies or another closely related field and can teach courses in several of the following elementary areas: literacy methods, social studies methods, science methods, math methods, special education, and/or ELL. The Elementary Education program offers numerous opportunities for curricular development and is seeking a candidate interested in creating, expanding, and overseeing new initiatives while collaborating with area schools to establish professional partnerships.

    To apply, please submit a letter of application, CV, current teaching evaluations, sample of recent scholarly work, teaching philosophy and names and contact information of three references who can speak to your qualifications. Review of complete applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Please address all materials to Dr. Craig Vivian and send electronically facultysearch@monmouthcollege.edu.

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  • Department of Communication Studies - part-time adjunct

    Monmouth College, a selective, private, residential liberal arts college in Illinois invites applications for a part time adjunct position for a generalist in Communication Studies. The appointment begins in January of 2017. Renewal is possible depending on funding approval and based on performance.

    The successful candidate will be a dynamic colleague willing to work closely with undergraduate students and members of the department. The candidate will teach one or two sections of the basic communication course (public speaking with an emphasis on civic engagement) required of all students at the college and central to the college’s innovative Communication Across the Curriculum program.

    Required: An M.A. in Communication Studies is required for appointment as an adjunct instructor. A commitment to the liberal arts and an appreciation for the small college learning environment is essential.

    Send letter of application letter, resume and the names, titles and telephone numbers of three references to: Dr. Trudi Peterson, Chair, Department of Communication Studies by e-mail to: facultysearch@monmouthcollege.edu. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

    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 77th out of 239 national liberal arts colleges by the Washington Monthly, and was recognized in the top 5% of US Colleges by College Factual for colleges that provide value for students.

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  • Department of Communication Studies - tenure-track position

    Monmouth College, a selective, private, residential liberal arts college in Illinois invites applications for a tenure-track, organizational communication position in Communication Studies beginning August 2017. Rank: Assistant Professor.

    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 77th out of 239 national liberal arts colleges by the Washington Monthly, and was recognized in the top 5% of US Colleges by College Factual for colleges that provide value for students.

    The successful candidate will teach organizational communication, sections of the basic communication course (public speaking with a civic engagement focus) and courses in the Public Relations curriculum. The candidate will also teach courses in their area of expertise as it fits into department curriculum and student learning objectives. Willingness to teach media and public relations writing and supervise student internships is advantageous.

    Required qualifications: Ph.D. in Communication Studies, ABD considered. Typical teaching load is 3 courses per semester. The successful candidate will be dynamic and collaborative, committed to undergraduate teaching excellence, scholarship, academic advising, and the College’s liberal arts mission. Candidates must show enthusiasm for interdisciplinary teaching and for participating in Monmouth College’s general education Integrated Studies Curriculum.

    Send letter of application that addresses relevant teaching experience, scholarly potential, and ability to contribute to a collaborative department, Curriculum Vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to: Dr. Trudi Peterson, Chair, Department of Communication Studies, Monmouth College by e-mail to: facultysearch@monmouthcollege.edu. Review of applications will begin November 21, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

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  • 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 Health or Public Health.

    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 77th out of 239 national liberal arts colleges by the Washington Monthly, and was recognized in the top 5% of US Colleges by College Factual for colleges that provide value for students.

    Requirements include a doctoral degree in exercise science or related field and a commitment to undergraduate liberal arts teaching. The successful candidate will teach a variety of courses in health and exercise-related areas, courses in Monmouth College’s Integrated Studies curriculum, as well as courses in their specialty area. They will also contribute to the development of a new interdisciplinary Global Public Health program along with the Department of Psychology and Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. A background in 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 general education, including Monmouth’s Integrated Studies Curriculum.

    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 to facultysearch@monmouthcollege.edu. For full consideration, applications should be received before December 5, 2016.

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  • Department of Art - tenure-track position

    The Art Department of Monmouth College, a selective, private, residential liberal arts college in Illinois, invites applications for an Assistant Professor, tenure-track position with a primary focus in Ceramics to begin August 2017. As a small liberal arts college, we place equal value on teaching, service, and professional art practices. We seek a colleague who is collaborative and versatile. Please note the qualifications described below, and address them in your cover letter.

    Required Qualifications:
    • An MFA in ceramics or other relevant discipline
    • Ability to teach wheel-thrown and hand-built techniques and manage all aspects of the ceramics studio
    • Ability to contribute to our Foundations curriculum by teaching Design (2-d & 3-d)
    • Ability to contribute to our Advanced art major courses including Exhibition and Critique
    • An established personal and professional practice of making and exhibiting art
    • A commitment to a liberal arts teaching environment

    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Three-years of college-level teaching experience
    • Experience with the installation of exhibitions or with managing a college art gallery
    • Experience / Interest in teaching Art History (survey and/or special topics courses)
    • Enthusiasm for interdisciplinary teaching and for participating in general education, including Monmouth’s Integrated Studies Curriculum

    To apply, submit a cover letter, curriculum vita, transcripts, artist statement, teaching philosophy, sample syllabi, three letters of reference, 20 images of artworks, and 20 images of student work. You may submit all materials via email (images can be assembled into two pdf files, or include a link to the images on the web) to facultysearch@monmouthcollege.edu. Review of applications will begin January 6th, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

    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 77th out of 239 national liberal arts colleges by the Washington Monthly, and was recognized in the top 5% of US Colleges by College Factual for colleges that provide value for students.

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  • Department of Psychology - tenure-track positions

    The Psychology Department at Monmouth College is growing! Monmouth College, a selective, private, residential liberal arts college in Illinois invites applications for two tenure-track positions in the Department of Psychology beginning August, 2017.

    The first position is in Social/Personality Psychology.

    The second position is open to all sub-disciplines which will add breadth to the department and expand on our current offerings, with special consideration given to the following disciplines: Industrial/Organizational Psychology, School Psychology, and Sports Psychology.

    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 77th out of 239 national liberal arts colleges by the Washington Monthly, and was recognized in the top 5% of US Colleges by College Factual for colleges that provide value for students

    A Ph.D. is required, but ABD will be considered. The successful candidate will teach a variety of courses including introductory and general education courses, including Monmouth’s Integrated Studies curriculum, as well as courses in the specialty area. Ability to teach research methods and/or statistics is recommended. Expectations include excellence in teaching, student advising, and supervision of student research. Candidates must show enthusiasm for interdisciplinary teaching and for participating in general education, including Monmouth’s Integrated Studies Curriculum.

    Send letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, copies of student evaluations, and three letters of reference to: Dr. Kristin Larson, Chair of Psychology Search, Monmouth College, by email to facultysearch@monmouthcollege.edu. For full consideration, applications should be received before Oct. 17, 2016.

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  • Department of Mathematics & Computer Science - 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 Mathematics and Computer Science, to begin August 2017.

    The successful candidate will teach the full range of courses in our Computer Science program, will be involved in advising students and directing the senior research experience for Computer Science majors, and will be able to contribute to the department’s Mathematics program. Candidates must show enthusiasm for interdisciplinary teaching and for participating in general education, including Monmouth’s Integrated Studies Curriculum. Teaching load averages three courses per semester with two semesters per academic year.

    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 77th out of 239 national liberal arts colleges by the Washington Monthly, and was recognized in the top 5% of US Colleges by College Factual for colleges that provide value for students.

    A Ph.D. in Computer Science is required, but ABD will be considered. Strong commitment to undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts setting is essential. Candidates from all areas of study in computing are welcome, but we’re particularly interested in applicants with a commitment to and interest in undergraduate research.

    Send letter of interest, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of effective teaching, a statement about your research and research philosophy, and three letters of reference electronically to Dr. Logan Mayfield care of facultysearch@monmouthcollege.edu. Submit all materials as PDF documents. Letters of recommendation should be sent separately by the recommender. Formal evaluation of applications will begin November 11, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. More information can be found at www.monmouthcollege.edu.

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  • Department of Political Science – International Relations

    Monmouth College, a selective, private, residential liberal arts college in Illinois invites applications for a tenure-track position beginning July 2017. We are seeking a broadly trained Political Scientist who could teach courses in international relations and political philosophy. A Ph.D. is required for this position but ABD candidates will be considered.

    Candidates must show enthusiasm for interdisciplinary teaching and for participating in general education, including Monmouth’s Integrated Studies Curriculum and advancing a growing Pre-Law Program. A commitment to the liberal arts and an appreciation for the small college learning environment is essential.

    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. The college has invested $120 Million into campus facilities since 2002 and this year Money Magazine ranked Monmouth 28th out of 736 “Best Colleges” in the Most Affordable Private Colleges category. The Princeton Review named Monmouth a “Best in the Midwest” in its 2015 Best Colleges Survey.

    Send letter of application, resume and the names and telephone numbers of three references to: Farhat Haq, Chair, Political Science Search Committee, Monmouth College by e-mail to: facultysearch@monmouthcollege.edu. Review of applications will begin October 31st, and continue until the position is filled.

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  • Department of Political Science – American Politics

    Monmouth College, a selective, private, residential liberal arts college in Illinois invites applications for a tenure-track position in American Politics beginning July 2017. A Ph.D is required for this position but ABD candidates will be considered.

    Candidates must show enthusiasm for interdisciplinary teaching and for participating in general education, including Monmouth’s Integrated Studies Curriculum and advancing a growing Pre-Law Program. A commitment to the liberal arts and an appreciation for the small college learning environment is essential.

    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. The college has invested $120 Million into campus facilities since 2002 and this year Money Magazine ranked Monmouth 28th out of 736 “Best Colleges” in the Most Affordable Private Colleges category. The Princeton Review named Monmouth a “Best in the Midwest” in its 2015 Best Colleges Survey.

    Send letter of application, resume and the names and telephone numbers of three references to: Farhat Haq, Chair, Political Science Search Committee, Monmouth College by e-mail to: facultysearch@monmouthcollege.edu. Review of applications will begin October 17, and continue until the position is filled.

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  • Department of Theatre - Tenure-track position

    Monmouth College, a selective, private, residential liberal arts college in Illinois invites applications for a tenure-track replacement in the Department of Theatre beginning August, 2017. Terminal degree (MFA or Ph.D.) required. Responsibilities include teaching the Acting Sequence, Principles of Directing, and directing one main stage production per year. Candidates must show enthusiasm for interdisciplinary teaching and for participating in general education, including Monmouth’s Integrated Studies Curriculum.

    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 77th out of 239 national liberal arts colleges by the Washington Monthly, and was recognized in the top 5% of US Colleges by College Factual for colleges that provide value for students.

    For fullest consideration candidate should send a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a graduate transcript, and a letter of application. Send these materials to Prof. Douglas Rankin, Theatre Search, Monmouth College, by e-mail to facultysearch@monmouthcollege.edu. Review of applications will begin November 1 and continue until position is filled.

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  • Department of Music - Director of Instrumental Music

    Monmouth College, a selective, private, residential liberal arts college in Illinois invites applications for a tenure-track position in the Department of Music for Director of Instrumental Activities beginning July 2017.

    The successful candidate will direct the Monmouth Winds and the Fighting Scots Marching Band and will work closely with directors of the other Monmouth College instrumental ensembles. The candidate will be expected to lead the department instrumental recruiting activities. The candidate will also give applied lessons in woodwinds. Classroom assignments will include music education courses in preparation for Illinois state K-12 licensure and other music courses in accordance with the candidate's experience and departmental needs. Candidates must show enthusiasm for interdisciplinary teaching and for participating in general education, including Monmouth's Integrated Studies Curriculum.

    Required: Ph.D, D.M.A., or other appropriate terminal degree is required for a tenure-track appointment and rank as assistant professor. Preference will be given to candidates with substantial professional experience in wind ensemble direction, marching band direction and show design, and K-12 music education. A commitment to the liberal arts and an appreciation for the small college learning environment is essential.

    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. The college has invested $120 Million into campus facilities since 2002 and this year Money Magazine ranked Monmouth 28th out of 736 "Best Colleges" in the Most Affordable Private Colleges category. The Princeton Review named Monmouth a "Best in the Midwest" in its 2015 Best Colleges Survey.

    Send letter of application, resume and the names and telephone numbers of three references to: James Betts, Chair, Music Search Committee, Monmouth College by e-mail to: facultysearch@monmouthcollege.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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  • Lux Summer Theological Institute - Instructors

    Monmouth College seeks qualified applications for two Instructors for its new Lux Summer Theological Institute for Youth, a two-week residential program for high-school youth designed to provide young people with opportunities to engage pertinent topics in theological inquiry, learn new modes of worship and spiritual practice, participate in service, experience interfaith activities, and explore their vocation.

    The primary responsibility of the position centers upon teaching the daily seminar classes; instructors will also serve as mentors for the students and help with other aspects of the program. Instructors will work with Monmouth College faculty mentors to design and implement the course and will need to be onsite for a weekend workshop in the spring of 2017 (TBD), for four days prior to the Institute (July 12-15), and for the entirety of the Institute (July 16-30, 2017). The Institute offers a $2,000 stipend in addition to covering travel to and from the spring workshop and summer institute (in compliance with IRS regulations and college reimbursement policies), and room and board on campus. This program is funded by a major grant that Monmouth has received from Lilly Endowment and is coordinated through the college’s Lux Center for Church and Religious Leadership. The theme for 2017 is Feast or Famine: The Theology and Ethics of Food.

    Desired qualifications:

    • Master's degree or equivalent. Advanced Ph.D. students in a relevant field (theology, ethics, biblical studies) preferred.

    Responsibilities:

    • Design a two week course for high school youth
    • Teach an hour session each day of the two week institute
    • Be part of the learning community throughout the institute
    • Attend a weekend workshop in the spring in order to be oriented to the program and begin the mentoring relationship with Monmouth College faculty
    • Supply reports and feedback for assessment of the program during and after the institute

    Application process:
    Please submit the following materials electronically to Professor Dan Ott at dott@monmouthcollege.edu:

    • A letter of application that expresses your interest for this program and outlines your strengths and qualifications.
    • A curriculum vitae. Please include three references.

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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.

Mohsin Masood
Title VI Coordinator
Associate Dean of Students
Room 129 Poling Hall (main level)
(309) 457-2113
mohsin@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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