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Position: Assistant Professor of History - NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

Department: History and Political Science 

Campus: North Manchester  

Position Overview: This is a full-time, tenure-track teaching position (specialization in American History). Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in American History (introductory surveys and advanced courses in the candidate's area of expertise), with additional responsibilities related to the academic program, reporting through the department chair to the Dean of the College of Education and Social Sciences. 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Teaching twenty-four semester hours per academic year (may include other functions in addition to teaching, such as administrative responsibilities or clinical assignments).
  • Maintain professional effectiveness, which include but are not limited to, high quality of scholarship; intellectual integrity; professional currency; cooperation of all phases of the academic program; openness to learn about and adopt improved methods of teaching; and above all, a vital interest in student learning.
  • Meeting assigned classes at the scheduled locations and for the scheduled durations
  • Directing and attending non-class activities, as appropriate
  • Participating in faculty governance, including attending meetings—full faculty, college, department, and committee—and fulfilling attendant responsibilities
  • Developing course syllabi
  • Administering examinations and assessing student learning
  • Working in a professional, collegial and team-oriented manner with the College community
  • Maintaining compliance with policies and procedures in the Faculty Manual  

Secondary Job functions

  • Supporting students’ personal and professional development
  • Designing new courses, as appropriate
  • Actively participating in student recruitment
  • Academic advising
  • Maintaining office hours, as appropriate  

Qualifications—Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Doctoral degree in history required, although ABD applicants will be considered
  • Knowledge and experience sufficient to enable the candidate to effectively teach courses as assigned in American history
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Effective organizational and administrative skills
  • Ability to deliver course content and to assist students in understanding course content
  • Ability to evaluate student writing and to provide effective feedback
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with students, faculty, staff, and administrators
  • Ability to adapt to changing teaching and learning environments and content-delivery methods
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues, in the best interests of the students
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities, meet deadlines, and respond to students’ legitimate needs in a timely manner
  • Ability and willingness to work with students of all skill levels and academic backgrounds
  • Ability and willingness to perform clerical work for oneself, as necessary
  • Basic leadership, budgetary and supervisory skills
  • Proficient in spoken and written English
  • Basic computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail and internet use 

Work Schedule: Onsite classes are generally schedule between 8 AM and 5 PM.  Some classes, laboratories, events and/or meetings may be scheduled in the evening or on weekends.   

What We Offer: We offer competitive pay and the opportunity to serve in a dynamic educational environment.

To Apply:  We seek a candidate with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.  Applications are due by October 15, 2017.  Review of applications will begin at that time and will continue until the position is filled.  Apply online via ADP and submit a cover letter, curriculum vita/resume, teaching philosophy and evidence of effective teaching.  Recommendation letters are not required.  Questions can be emailed to Jenny Steele, employment coordinator. 

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

Applicants who further diversify our faculty and staff are warmly welcome.

 

 


 

Position: Assistant Professor of Sociology - NO LONGER ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

Department: Sociology, Social Work and Criminal Justice 

Campus: North Manchester  

Job Responsibilities and Duties: This is a full-time, tenure-track teaching position in Sociology. Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate sociology courses (likely courses are Introduction to Sociology; Social Research Methods; Class, Status, and Power; Social Movements; Sexuality and Gender; Sociology of Religion; Cultural Anthropology), with additional responsibilities related to the academic program, reporting through the department chair to the Dean of the College of Education and Social Sciences. 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Teaching twenty-four semester hours per academic year (may include other functions in addition to teaching, such as administrative responsibilities or clinical assignments).
  • Maintain professional effectiveness, which include but are not limited to, high quality of scholarship; intellectual integrity; professional currency; cooperation of all phases of the academic program; openness to learn about and adopt improved methods of teaching; and above all, a vital interest in student learning.
  • Meeting assigned classes at the scheduled locations and for the scheduled durations
  • Directing and attending non-class activities, as appropriate
  • Participating in faculty governance, including attending meetings—full faculty, college, department, and committee—and fulfilling attendant responsibilities
  • Developing course syllabi
  • Administering examinations and assessing student learning
  • Working in a professional, collegial and team-oriented manner with the College community
  • Maintaining compliance with policies and procedures in the Faculty Manual  

Secondary Job functions

  • Supporting students’ personal and professional development
  • Designing new courses, as appropriate
  • Actively participating in student recruitment
  • Academic advising
  • Maintaining office hours, as appropriate  

Qualifications—Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Doctoral degree in sociology required, although ABD applicants will be considered
  • Knowledge and experience sufficient to enable the candidate to effectively teach courses as assigned in sociology (as well as social work and criminal justice, depending upon background or interest)
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Effective organizational and administrative skills
  • Ability to deliver course content and to assist students in understanding course content
  • Ability to evaluate student writing and to provide effective feedback
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with students, faculty, staff, and administrators
  • Ability to adapt to changing teaching and learning environments and content-delivery methods
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues, in the best interests of the students
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities, meet deadlines, and respond to students’ legitimate needs in a timely manner
  • Ability and willingness to work with students of all skill levels and academic backgrounds
  • Ability and willingness to perform clerical work for oneself, as necessary
  • Basic leadership, budgetary and supervisory skills
  • Proficient in spoken and written English
  • Basic computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail and internet use 

Work Schedule: Onsite classes are generally schedule between 8 AM and 5 PM.  Some classes, events and/or meetings may be scheduled in the evening or on weekends.   

What We Offer: We offer competitive pay and the opportunity to serve in a dynamic educational environment. 

To Apply:  We seek a candidate with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds. Applications are due by October 15, 2017. Review of applications will begin at that time and will continue until the position is filled.  Apply online via ADP.  When submitting your application, please upload a cover letter, curriculum vita, teaching philosophy and evidence of effective teaching.  Recommendation letters are not required.  Please direct any questions to Jenny Steele, employment coordinator. 

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

Applicants who further diversify our faculty and staff are warmly welcome.

 

 


 

Position: Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice and Sociology 

Department: Sociology, Social Work and Criminal Justice 

Campus: North Manchester  

Job Responsibilities and Duties: The Department of Sociology, Social Work, and Criminal Justice invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice and Sociology. Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses in criminal justice and sociology, with the possibility of other courses in the liberal arts Core, according to faculty interests and department and college needs. Additional responsibilities for the criminal justice program include developing the curriculum, coordinating practicums, assessing student learning, as well as recruiting and advising students. The department seeks a person with a strong commitment to liberal arts education; demonstrated commitment to, and excellence in, undergraduate teaching; and a clear interest in furthering Manchester University’s distinctive mission. Doctoral degree in criminology, criminal justice, sociology, or closely related field is required. 

This is a full-time tenure track teaching position with additional responsibilities related to the academic program, reporting through the department chair to the Dean of the College of Education and Social Sciences. 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Teaching, generally twenty-four semester hours per academic year (may include other functions in addition to teaching, such as administrative responsibilities or clinical assignments).
  • Maintaining professional effectiveness, which includes but is not limited to:  intellectual integrity, professional currency, high quality scholarship, cooperation of all phases of the academic program, and above all, high quality teaching, openness to learn and adopt improved methods of teaching, and a vital dedication to student learning.
  • Meeting assigned classes at the scheduled locations and for the scheduled durations
  • Directing and attending non-class activities, as appropriate
  • Participating in faculty governance, including attending meetings—full faculty, division, department, and committee—and fulfilling attendant responsibilities
  • Developing course syllabi
  • Administering examinations and assessing student learning
  • Working in a professional, collegial and team-oriented manner with the University community
  • Maintaining compliance with policies and procedures in the Faculty Manual  

Secondary Job functions

  • Supporting students’ personal and professional development
  • Designing curriculum, including new courses, as appropriate
  • Coordinating practicums
  • Assessing student learning
  • Actively participating in student recruitment
  • Academic advising
  • Maintaining office hours, as appropriate  

Qualifications—Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Doctoral degree in criminology, criminal justice, sociology, or closely related field  required
  • Knowledge and experience sufficient to enable the candidate to effectively teach courses as assigned in criminal justice and sociology
  • Ability to conduct scholarly inquiry and contribute to the knowledge base of the discipline
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Effective organizational and administrative skills
  • Ability to deliver course content effectively and to assist students in understanding course content
  • Ability to evaluate student writing and to provide effective feedback
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with students, faculty, staff, administrators, and community partners
  • Ability to adapt to changing teaching and learning environments and content-delivery methods
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues, in the best interests of the students
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities, meet deadlines, and respond to students’ legitimate needs in a timely manner
  • Ability and willingness to work with students of all skill levels and academic backgrounds
  • Ability and willingness to perform clerical work for oneself, as necessary
  • Basic leadership, budgetary, and supervisory skills
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English
  • Basic computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail, and internet use 

Work Schedule: Onsite classes are generally scheduled between 8 AM and 5 PM.  Some classes, laboratories, events and/or meetings may be scheduled in the evening or on weekends.   

What We Offer: We offer competitive pay and the opportunity to serve in a dynamic educational environment. 

To Apply:  We seek a candidate with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Apply online via ADP and submit a cover letter, curriculum vita/resume, teaching philosophy and evidence of effective teaching.  Questions can be emailed to Jenny Steele, employment coordinator. 

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

Applicants who further diversify our faculty and staff are warmly welcome.

 

 


 

Position: Assistant/Associate Professor of French 

Department: Modern Languages 

Campus: North Manchester  

Job Responsibilities and Duties: This is a full-time teaching position with additional responsibilities related to the academic program, reporting through the department chair to the Dean of the College of Arts and Humanities. (Starting in the 2018-19 academic year, this is a three-year appointment with the possibility of renewal or conversion to a tenure-track position if program goals are met.) 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Teaching, generally twenty-four semester hours per academic year (may include other functions in addition to teaching, such as administrative responsibilities or clinical assignments).
  • Teach all levels of French language, literature, and culture.
  • Ability to offer courses in English for the Manchester Core (general education) curriculum, including First Year Seminar, literature, Global Connections, Critical Connections, etc.
  • Maintain professional effectiveness, which include but are not limited to, high quality of scholarship; intellectual integrity; professional currency; cooperation of all phases of the academic program; openness to learn about and adopt improved methods of teaching; and above all, a vital interest in student learning.
  • Meeting assigned classes at the scheduled locations and for the scheduled durations
  • Directing and attending non-class activities, as appropriate
  • Participating in faculty governance, including attending meetings—full faculty, division, department, and committee—and fulfilling attendant responsibilities
  • Developing course syllabi
  • Administering examinations and assessing student learning
  • Working in a professional, collegial and team-oriented manner with the University community
  • Maintaining compliance with policies and procedures in the Faculty Manual  

Secondary Job functions

  • Ability to develop opportunities for international service or travel, including January travel course.
  • Supporting students’ personal and professional development
  • Designing new courses, as appropriate
  • Actively participating in student recruitment
  • Academic advising
  • Maintaining office hours, as appropriate  

Qualifications—Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • PhD in French preferred
  • French proficiency at the ACTFL Advanced High level or above required in both French and English
  • Experience abroad in French-speaking areas required.
  • Knowledge and experience sufficient to enable the candidate to effectively teach courses as assigned in French language, literature, culture
  • Ability to teach German language a strong plus, with ACTFL proficiency at the Intermediate High required
  • Experience and/or interest in ACTFL proficiency standards, study abroad, international humanitarian service, or non-European literature a plus
  • Experience with computer applications appropriate to language instruction
  • Commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Effective organizational and administrative skills
  • Ability to deliver course content and to assist students in understanding course content
  • Ability to evaluate student writing and to provide effective feedback
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with students, faculty, staff, and administrators
  • Ability to adapt to changing teaching and learning environments and content-delivery methods
  • Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues, in the best interests of the students
  • Ability to prioritize responsibilities, meet deadlines, and respond to students’ legitimate needs in a timely manner
  • Ability and willingness to work with students of all skill levels and academic backgrounds
  • Ability and willingness to perform clerical work for oneself, as necessary
  • Basic leadership, budgetary and supervisory skills
  • Basic computer proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, e-mail and internet use

Work Schedule: Onsite classes are generally schedule between 8 AM and 5 PM.  Some classes, laboratories, events and/or meetings may be scheduled in the evening or on weekends.   

What We Offer: We offer competitive pay and the opportunity to serve in a dynamic educational environment. 

Salary Range: $49,000 - $60,000 

To Apply:  We seek a candidate with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Apply online via ADP and submit a cover letter, curriculum vita/resume, teaching philosophy and evidence of effective teaching.  Questions can be emailed to Jenny Steele, employment coordinator. 

 

Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

Applicants who further diversify our faculty and staff are warmly welcome.