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  • Department of Biochemistry -- Neurochemistry Search

    (posted January 31, 2019)

    Department of Chemistry – Biochemistry tenure-track position

    Monmouth College, a private, liberal arts college located in western Illinois, announces a new tenure-track position in Biochemistry. Required: a PhD in Biochemistry (completion by August 2019) with experience in neuroscience, broadly defined. The candidate will be expected to contribute to a new major in Neuroscience, along with a new tenure line in the Biology Department and current faculty within the Psychology Department. Teaching duties will include a foundational chemistry class (such as general chemistry) and advanced courses in the area of the candidate’s specialty (such as biochemistry, medicinal chemistry, bioanalytical chemistry, pharmacology, or neurotoxicology) that contribute to the chemistry, biochemistry, and neuroscience majors. The candidate will be expected to establish a research program compatible with an undergraduate liberal arts environment with projects related to neuroscience.

    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.

    The Monmouth College Chemistry Department is an ACS approved department, has an endowed summer research program, and has an endowment that allows faculty and students to travel annually to national meetings. The department currently graduates on average 12 chemistry and biochemistry majors per year. Chemistry Department website.

    Send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, research plans, and list of 3 professional references to: Michael Prinsell, Chair Chemistry Search by email. Include "Biochemistry Neuroscience Search" in the subject line of the e-mail. Questions can be directed to Michael Prinsell by email. Review begins February 22, 2019 and continues until filled.

    EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement

    Monmouth College is committed to diversity and encourages applications from women, persons of color, and members of other underrepresented groups.

    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.

    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
    Telephone: (312)730-1560
    Email: ocr@ed.gov

  • CAC Coordinator -- Communication Across the Curriculum 

    (Posted January 23, 2019)

    CAC Coordinator -- Communication Across the Curriculum

    Monmouth College, a private liberal arts college and member of the Associated Colleges of the Midwest, seeks applications for a tenure-track position as coordinator of our Communication Across the Curriculum (CAC) Program, a comprehensive four-year program in which writing, speaking, and listening are intentionally integrated across our curriculum. 

    Required qualifications are a PhD in Composition & Rhetoric, English, Communication Studies, or another related field, and the ability to teach courses in writing, in introductory speaking and listening, and within the College’s signature Integrated Studies sequence. Experience with Writing Across the Disciplines and the ability to direct and train student tutors in our campus Writing Center is also an expectation. Because Monmouth College is committed to being an inclusive community regarding race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, ability, and religious commitments, we invite candidates to describe how their professional experience, scholarship, and service will contribute to these efforts to serve our diverse student population.

    The successful candidate will demonstrate a capacity for and commitment to supporting the college’s CAC Program, which includes maintaining, administering, and assessing the CAC program. The coordinator will also devise and oversee development and support for faculty across the disciplines as they implement writing and speaking assignments in their classrooms, particularly in Integrated Studies. The coordinator also works closely with the CAC advisory committee, composition faculty, and the Communication Studies Basic Course Director to clarify methods, outcomes, and assessment across the college’s first-year experience. The faculty member will teach two courses per year, including the Writing Fellows (student tutors course), introductory communication, first-year argument and composition, or an Integrated Studies course. Candidates should articulate how their scholarship and professional development agenda inform their work as CAC Coordinator. Finally, candidates should describe how their approach to teaching writing, reading, speaking, and listening fits Monmouth College’s commitment to the values and mission of a liberal arts college (https://ou.monmouthcollege.edu/about/mission-statement.aspx).

     Please forward a letter of application, curriculum vita, evidence of teaching excellence, statement of CAC philosophy, unofficial transcripts, and three letters of recommendation via email to: Prof. David Wright, CAC Search Chair, facultysearch@monmouthcollege.edu.  Review of applications will begin Feb. 15 and continue until the position is filled.

     EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement 

    Monmouth College is committed to diversity and encourages applications from women, persons of color, and members of other underrepresented groups.

    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.

    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

  • Department of Modern Languages, Literatures & Cultures – Tenure Track

     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 the 2019-2020 academic year. Candidates should have a specialization in contemporary Latin American Literature and Culture.  Experience teaching creative writing, Spanish for heritage speakers, and film and an ability to contribute to related departments is also highly desirable. 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. For more information about Integrated Studies at Monmouth

     We seek a dynamic, collaborative educator with a commitment to undergraduate teaching excellence, scholarship, and our liberal arts mission. A Ph.D. in hand by start date is required.  Native or near-native fluency in Spanish and English is required. The normal teaching load is three courses per semester. A strong commitment to undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts setting is essential.  

     Monmouth College is participating in the ACM-Big Ten Academic Alliance Faculty Fellows Program for a Diverse Professoriate funded by the Mellon Foundation; candidates from backgrounds underrepresented in higher education and with doctoral degrees from Big Ten institutions are especially encouraged to apply.

    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 mission statement

    To apply, please send cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching excellence, and contact information for three references (candidates selected for interviews will be asked to send letters of recommendation when contacted) via email to: Frank Gersich, Monmouth College, at facultysearch@monmouthcollege.edu. Review of applications will begin on January 10th, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

     EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement

     

  • Department of Physics and Engineering - tenure-track position

     

    Monmouth College, a selective, private, residential liberal arts college in Illinois invites applications for a tenure-track position in engineering to help us start 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 with current faculty, will build an ABET accredited program with tracks in Mechanical, Electrical, and Chemical Engineering.  For our first engineering professor, we seek a Mechanical or Electrical Engineering (PhD by time of arrival).  Rank negotiable.  This first engineering professor will help us design and build curriculum and help us hire two additional engineering professors to support our three engineering tracks. We believe that this is an excellent opportunity for an engineering professor to help shape and build a new, 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.  Post-doctoral and/or teaching experience is a plus.  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 mission statement

    Review of materials begins January 7 and continues until the position is filled. To apply, please send by email a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, course evaluations, and three letters of recommendation to Dr. Christopher Fasano, Chair, Department of Physics and Engineering, Monmouth College at facultysearch@monmouthcollege.edu.

     EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement

  • Department of Sociology & Anthropology - tenure-track position

    Monmouth College, a private, residential liberal arts college in Illinois invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in Sociology beginning fall 2019.

    Area of specialization is flexible, with opportunities to teach courses of the candidate’s choosing; however, the successful candidate should 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. In addition, the successful candidate may be asked to teach a course in the college’s Integrated Studies program. Candidates should exhibit enthusiasm for Monmouth College’s liberal arts mission for undergraduate teaching. A PhD in Sociology at the time of application is desired but ABDs will be considered.

    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.

    Monmouth College is participating in the ACM-Big Ten Academic Alliance Faculty Fellows Program for a Diverse Professoriate funded by the Mellon Foundation; candidates from backgrounds underrepresented in higher education and with doctoral degrees from "Big Ten" institutions are especially encouraged to apply.

    Priority will be given to applications received by October 20, 2018. To apply, please send by email 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

  • 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, 2019, 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. ABD’s will be considered if they are projected to complete a doctoral degree by August 2019. 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 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.

    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 October 15, 2018.

    EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement

  • Department of Biology - tenure-track position

    Monmouth College, a private liberal arts college located in western Illinois, seeks applications for a tenure-track position in neurobiology within the Department of Biology. The neurobiologist hired will contribute to the development of a new Neuroscience major, in collaboration with colleagues in the Chemistry and Psychology Departments. A Ph.D. (completion by August 2019) in neurobiology, biology or another relevant field is required. Teaching duties will include a course in neurobiology, advanced courses in areas of the candidate’s specialty (e.g. cell biology, immunology, developmental biology, molecular biology), and teaching within Monmouth College’s Integrated Studies program. The candidate will be expected to establish an active research program geared toward mentoring undergraduates in neuroscience 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 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.

    The Monmouth College Biology Department embraces the goals articulated in Vision and Change in Undergraduate Biology Education, and is committed to providing authentic research experiences to all its students. We are particularly interested in candidates who employ innovative and evidence-based teaching strategies to promote active learning in the classroom and to integrate research with teaching.

    Send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research plans, and a list of 3 professional references to: James Godde, by email. Include "Neurobiology Search" in the subject line of the email. Review of applications begins October 15, 2018 and continues until filled.

    EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement

Monmouth College EOE/Nondiscrimination Statement

Monmouth College is committed to diversity and encourages applications from women, persons of color, and members of other underrepresented groups.

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.

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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