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  • Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science - Math One-Year 

    (June 29, 2020) 

    Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science   

    Monmouth College invites applications for a one year visiting assistant professor in Mathematics to begin August 2020. We are looking for candidates that are interested in teaching at all undergraduate levels of the mathematics curriculum. Formal evaluation of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

    Monmouth College is a selective, private, residential liberal arts college in Monmouth, Illinois.  The department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science offers majors and minors in computer science, mathematics, and data science. A full teaching load at Monmouth College averages three courses per semester with two semesters per academic year. Competitive candidates will exhibit strong commitment to undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts setting. 

    Our institution is committed to creating equitable and inclusive work environments to support the success of the full range of employees. We are committed to hiring and retaining a racially diverse, culturally competent group of faculty, staff, and administration.  We believe that employees who feel valued and respected will create policies, programs, practices, and services to meet the needs and exceed the expectations of our increasingly diverse student population, and we encourage candidates to apply who have demonstrated capacity to create inclusive work environments and work effectively on increasingly diverse teams 

    Send letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of effective teaching to Dr. Logan Mayfield care of Submit all materials as PDF documents. Additionally, three letters of recommendation should be sent separately, by the recommender, to the same address. 

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  • Department of Physics and Engineering - Electrical Engineering Tenure-Track Position

    (Posted November 1, 2019)

    Department of Physics and Engineering

    Monmouth College, a selective, private, residential liberal arts college in Illinois invites applications for a tenure-track position in Electrical Engineering to help us continue to write a new chapter in our tradition of educating students.

    In keeping with our liberal arts mission, we seek to educate engineers broadly—producing engineering graduates who are outstanding technical problem solvers, who understand culture and context, and who can communicate their ideas clearly. We refer to this approach as "renaissance engineering"—producing engineers who are renaissance people. Our new faculty member, working in our newly expanded Department of Physics and Engineering will help build an ABET accredited program offering a B.S.E. with tracks in Mechanical, Electrical, and Chemical Engineering. We seek an Assistant/Associate/Professor of Electrical Engineering (any sub-field, PhD by time of arrival). We believe that this is an excellent opportunity for an engineering professor to help shape and build an innovative program in a creative way. Our new professor will have deep interests in teaching and will continue to develop professionally in ways that support undergraduate students. We are particularly interested in increasing participation and success in engineering by underrepresented groups. Post-doctoral and/or teaching and/or industry experience is a plus. Rank negotiable. Limited startup funds available.

    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 titled "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 U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges for National Liberal Arts Colleges, is ranked 70th out of 240 schools in the "National Universities – Liberal Arts" category by Washington Monthly, and was recognized in the top 5% of U.S. Colleges by College Factual for colleges that provide value for students. View the College's mission statement

    Review of applications will begin on January 6, 2020 and proceed until the positions are filled. To apply, please send by email a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, (which includes a discussion of diversity, inclusion, and increasing the participation and success of underrepresented groups in engineering), a statement of research/professional development interests, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Christopher Fasano, Chair, Department of Physics and Engineering, Monmouth College by e-mail to:

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