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  • Sociology Department – 1-year visiting position

    Monmouth College, a private, residential liberal arts college in Illinois invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Sociology for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    Area of specialization is flexible, with opportunities to teach courses of the candidate’s choosing; however, the successful candidate must be able to teach an introductory-level course (e.g., Social Problems), a general course in Research Methods (including both quantitative and qualitative methods) and a course in Criminology.

    A PhD in Sociology at the time of application is desired but ABDs will be considered. Candidates should exhibit enthusiasm for Monmouth College’s liberal arts mission for undergraduate teaching.

    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 February 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. To apply, please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, course evaluations, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Judi Kessler, Chair, Department of Sociology-Anthropology, Monmouth College, by email.

    EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement

  • Physics Department – tenure-track position

    Monmouth College invites applications for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor position in the Physics Department beginning in August 2018. A Ph.D. is required. All sub-disciplines will be considered. The successful candidate will be committed to undergraduate teaching excellence, scholarly activity, and Monmouth’s liberal arts mission. With approximately 25-30 undergraduate majors and excellent facilities (including a new science building, a well-equipped nuclear lab with a neutron generator, a 20” telescope, 3D-printer, a small but growing machine shop, and good access to computing and other hardware), we seek a person with a passion for working with undergraduates on a wide range of undergraduate research projects as a part of teaching and learning physics. Collaboration with other disciplines is a natural part of our work. In addition to teaching in the Physics Department, Physics faculty also teach in Monmouth College's Integrated Studies curriculum. Normal teaching load is 6 courses per 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 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 January 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Send cover letter, curriculum vitae, including teaching and research 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 email.

    EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement

  • Political Economy and Commerce Department – tenure-track positions

    Monmouth College, a selective, private, residential liberal arts college in Illinois invites applications for two tenure-track, assistant or associate professor positions in business and/or economics, with preference for expertise on International Business, Entrepreneurship, and/or Marketing to begin August 2018. Candidates are invited to send single or joint applications.

    Our business department has a strong track record of graduating top U.S. business leaders, such as a CEO of Ford Motor Company, the founder and head of Pennzoil, and the President of Morningstar. We have a strong, dedicated faculty who combine sound academic backgrounds, extensive hands-on business, management and government experience, quantitative skills, law, and leadership to provide a quality education. We are fortunate to work with exceptional colleagues in an equally successful Accounting Department. Our uniquely liberal arts approach and quality teaching have been rewarded with high levels of student satisfaction and made the business major the college's largest program.

    The ideal candidate will be an excellent teacher eager to teach a range of business courses and integrate knowledge from a variety of disciplinary perspectives in a liberal arts environment. We will consider a variety of fields including international business, entrepreneurship, management, marketing, or economics. Ph.D. or D.B.A. required.

    Successful candidates 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. Learn more about Integrated Studies at Monmouth.

    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 70th out of 240 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. View the College's mission statement

    To apply, please send cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching excellence, and three letters of recommendation to: Wendine Bolon, Chair, PEC Search Committee, Monmouth College, by email. For full consideration, please submit application materials by January 13, 2018.

    EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement

  • Political Economy and Commerce Department – tenure-track positions

    Monmouth College, a selective, private, residential liberal arts college in Illinois invites applications for two tenure-track, assistant or associate professor positions in business and/or economics, with preference for expertise on International Business, Entrepreneurship, and/or Marketing to begin August 2018. Candidates are invited to send single or joint applications.

    Our business department has a strong track record of graduating top U.S. business leaders, such as a CEO of Ford Motor Company, the founder and head of Pennzoil, and the President of Morningstar. We have a strong, dedicated faculty who combine sound academic backgrounds, extensive hands-on business, management and government experience, quantitative skills, law, and leadership to provide a quality education. We are fortunate to work with exceptional colleagues in an equally successful Accounting Department. Our uniquely liberal arts approach and quality teaching have been rewarded with high levels of student satisfaction and made the business major the college's largest program.

    The ideal candidate will be an excellent teacher eager to teach a range of business courses and integrate knowledge from a variety of disciplinary perspectives in a liberal arts environment. We will consider a variety of fields including international business, entrepreneurship, management, marketing, or economics. M.B.A. or M.A. and business leadership experience required.

    Successful candidates 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. Learn more about Integrated Studies at Monmouth.

    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 70th out of 240 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. View the College's mission statement

    To apply, please send cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching excellence, and three letters of recommendation to: Wendine Bolon, Chair, PEC Search Committee, Monmouth College, by email. For full consideration, please submit application materials by January 13, 2018.

    EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement

  • Kinesiology Department – 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, 2018, in the area of Exercise Science.

    Requirements include a doctoral degree in exercise science or related field and a commitment to undergraduate liberal arts teaching. The successful candidate will be able to teach a variety of courses such as exercise physiology, anatomy, strength and conditioning, or health. They will also teach in Monmouth College's Integrated Studies curriculum. Expectations include excellence in teaching with a 3-3 load (equivalent to 24 semester hours per year), student advising, and supervision of student research. The ability to include real-world application in teaching, help develop experiential learning opportunities, and enthusiasm to contribute to a growing department are valued.

    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 70th out of 240 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.

    View the College's mission statement.

    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. For full consideration applications must be received by January 15, 2018.

    EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement

  • Classics Department – tenure-track position

    Monmouth College, a selective liberal arts college and member of the Associated Colleges of the Midwest, seeks a creative, innovative teacher/scholar for a full-time, tenure-track position in Classics, starting in August 2018. The position requires a Ph.D. in Classics or a closely related field and evidence of teaching excellence. While the candidate should be broadly trained, her/his particular area of expertise should be in the Roman world. Teaching responsibilities, within a three-course load per semester, may include Latin language courses at all undergraduate levels; classical Greek at all undergraduate levels, and perhaps Koine Greek at the introductory level; a range of courses in mythology, literature, history, and civilization, many of them of the instructor's proposal and design; and courses in the College's general education Integrated Studies curriculum. Independent studies for students completing capstone courses are sometimes taught as well beyond the three-course load. Monmouth's Classics Department has long been vital and dynamic, and we would hope to hire a candidate with ideas for, and willingness to contribute to, a vibrant experience for our undergraduates. This includes, among other possibilities, planning and coordinating programming, revising the curriculum as necessary, and advising students toward satisfying professional outcomes.

    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 70th out of 240 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.

    View the College's mission statement.

    For fullest consideration, candidates should submit 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 email. For full consideration, please submit application materials by November 24, 2017. Initial interviews will take place at the SCS/AIA meeting in Boston in January 2018, though those selected for an interview who will not be present at that meeting may arrange to have an interview via Skype.

    EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement

  • Department of Psychology - tenure-track position

    Monmouth College, a private liberal arts college and member of the Associated Colleges of the Midwest, seeks applications for a tenure-track position in the Department of Psychology at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 2018, in the area of Developmental Psychology. Requirements include a doctoral degree and a commitment to undergraduate liberal arts teaching. 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 with a 3-3 load, student advising, and supervision of student research.

    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 70th out of 240 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.

    View the College's mission statement.

    Send letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, copies of student evaluations, and three letters of reference to: Dr. Marsha Dopheide, Chair of Psychology Search, Monmouth College, by email. For full consideration, applications should be received before October 31st, 2017.

    EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement

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
titleix@monmouthcollege.edu

Michelle Merritt
Deputy Title IX Coordinator
Associate Dean of Students
Room 126 Poling Hall (main level)
(309) 457-2114
titleix@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
titlevi@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
(312) 730-1560
ocr@ed.gov

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