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  • Department of Communication Studies – Communication Studies Generalist – One year appointment

    (posted March 17, 2015)

    Monmouth College, a residential liberal arts college in western Illinois and founding member of the Associated Colleges of the Midwest (ACM) consortium, announces a one year sabbatical replacement position for a generalist in Communication Studies. The appointment begins in August of 2015. 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 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. Ability to teach courses such as Media/ PR Writing, Introduction to Public Relations, Organizational Communication, or Communication Criticism, is an advantage. Opportunities to teach in the college’s interdisciplinary general education program are possible.

    Required: Ph.D. or other appropriate terminal degree is required for appointment as a visiting assistant professor. Master’s level candidates could be considered for appointment as an 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: Trudi Peterson, Chair, Department of Communication Studies by e-mail to: facultysearch@monmouthcollege.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

    Monmouth College is a nationally-ranked private liberal arts college with an enrollment of approximately 1,300 students. Monmouth offers the Bachelor of Arts degree in 34 majors. Founded in 1853, it is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA). It is located in Monmouth, Illinois, a small, friendly community located approximately one hour from both Peoria and the Quad Cities.

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

    EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement

  • Department of Education Studies - Tenure-Track

    (posted February 10, 2015)

    The Monmouth College department of Educational Studies seeks a full-time, tenure-track assistant/associate level professor in an Educational Generalist position in the teacher education program. The position will commence August 2015.

    Monmouth College offers a comprehensive liberal arts experience in a Midwest setting. 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 200 candidates in the elementary and secondary licensure programs. More information about the college can be found at www.monmouthcollege.edu.

    Responsibilities will include teaching in several of the following: content-area literacy, educational foundations, secondary math methods, secondary English methods, social science methods, foreign language methods, multiculturalism, educational technology, and/or ELL. The successful candidate must be committed to excellence in teaching, be adept at using instructional technology, and be willing to collaborate with the community and area schools to form productive partnerships.

    Tenure track faculty serve on faculty committees, advise undergraduate students, supervise field experiences, participate in faculty governance, and teach in the college’s general education curriculum. The successful candidate must demonstrate a record of excellent teaching, potential for academic scholarship, and a commitment to service in the department and college.

    The successful candidate must have earned a Ph.D. in Education, Curriculum Studies or other closely related field. In addition to exemplary teaching skills, he or she must also demonstrate effective written, interpersonal, and communication skills.

    Preference will be given to candidates with two or more years of full-time teaching experience in a classroom setting and the willingness to teach a variety of courses required for teacher licensure.

    To apply, please submit a letter of application, resume, 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 February 13th. Please send all materials electronically to facultysearch@monmouthcollege.edu .

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

    EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement

  • Department of Physics

    (posted October 20, 2014)

    Monmouth College invites applications for a temporary, full-time, one-year leave replacement position in the Physics Department beginning in January 2015. Subfield open and applications from both theorists and experimentalists are welcome. Ph.D. by time of arrival 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, 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 to facultysearch@monmouthcollege.edu.

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

    EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement

Monmouth College EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement

Monmouth College, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is committed to diversity and encourages applications from women and minority candidates. Monmouth does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability, age, military service, marital status, sexual orientation or other factors as prohibited by law in its employment policies.

The Title IX Coordinator at Monmouth College is Jacquelyn Condon, Vice President for Student Life/Dean of Students (Rm. No. 123, Poling Hall, Tel. No. 309-457-2114).

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