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Department of Classics (posted April 17, 2014)

Monmouth College, a liberal arts college and member of the Associated Colleges of the Midwest, announces a one-year part-time position in Classics, with a concentration in Classical archaeology, for the academic year 2014-2015.

Teaching responsibilities, subject to enrollment, will include teaching the following partial-credit (eight-week) courses:  two Classical Mythology and two in World Archaeology (“Death and Burial” and “Food and Feasting”) in the fall and, in the spring, “Ancient Magic and Witchcraft” and two partial-credit archaeology courses, “Pompeii and Herculaneum” and “Archaeological Methods and Theory.” Additional teaching responsibilities would include, each semester, a partial-credit archaeological lab course based on the Monmouth College North American Artifact Collection.

Position requires an M.A. in classical archaeology and evidence of teaching excellence. For more information see http://department.monm.edu/classics.

For fullest consideration candidate should send a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a graduate transcript, and a letter of application. Send these materials to Dr. Thomas J. Sienkewicz, Chair, Classics Search, Monmouth College, by e-mail to facultysearch@monm.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

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

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Department of Physics (posted March 18, 2014)

Monmouth College invites applications for a temporary, full-time, one-year leave replacement position in the Physics Department beginning in August 2014.   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.

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Department of Modern Foreign Languages (posted March 3, 2014)

The Department of Modern Foreign Languages at Monmouth College, a private liberal arts college in west central Illinois, invites applications for an adjunct position for an instructor with teaching experience in foreign languages.  Position is open to anyone that can teach Japanese, German, Chinese, Arabic, Russian, French, or Spanish. Preference will be given to individuals that can teach two or more of the languages aforementioned and that have SLA training or background. Candidates should also have at least a Masters degree in a related field.

Send via email a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and a list of three personal references to: Timothy P. Gaster, Chair, MFL Department, Monmouth College 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.

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Department of Theatre (posted February 21, 2014)

Monmouth College, a liberal arts college and member of the Associated Colleges of the Midwest, seeks a one year replacement in the Department of Theatre beginning August, 2014. Terminal degree (MFA or Ph.D.) preferred, ABD considered. Responsibilities include teaching Theatre History, Script Analysis, directing one main stage production, supervising student directors, and teaching other classes in area of expertise (total of 6 courses per year). Ideal candidate will have expertise in Theatre Management and would teach in the College’s Integrated Studies sequence or its innovative general education curriculum.

For fullest consideration candidate should send a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a graduate transcript, and a letter of application. Send these materials to Prof. Douglas Rankin, Theatre Search, Monmouth College, by e-mail to facultysearch@monmouthcollege.edu. Review of applications will begin March 15 and continue until position is filled.

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

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Department of Mathematics and Computer Science (posted January 27, 2014)

Monmouth College invites applications for a 1-year visiting assistant professorship (a sabbatical replacement) in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science to begin August 2014.

We are seeking a dynamic educator for introductory and upper-division courses in computer science.  The successful candidate will be committed to undergraduate teaching excellence, scholarship, and the College’s liberal arts mission.  Preference will be given to candidates who have or expect a Ph.D. in Computer Science. Applications will be considered from those who have a Masters Degree. Teaching load is 6 courses per year.

Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Send letter of application, c.v., graduate transcripts, evidence of teaching excellence, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation to Marta Tucker, Chair of the Computer Science Search Committee, Monmouth College, by e-mail to facultysearch@monmouthcollege.edu

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

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Food Security Initiative – Three Faculty Positions (posted November 20, 2013, revised December 12, 2013)

Monmouth College, a selective, private, residential liberal arts college is creating an interdisciplinary emphasis in Food Security, conducting tenure-track searches in Anthropology, Biology, and Economics at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level. Individuals with a background in Anthropology, Biology, or Economics and a strong interest in issues related to the production, uses, and/or accessibility of food are invited to apply.  An important element of the work of the Food Security Faculty is an understanding of the special role that the American Heartland can play in the emerging global economy.  The successful applicants will help create an innovative model for liberal arts education by fostering the integration of knowledge in service of the important issues facing our world.  Monmouth’s curricular focus on integrated learning is reinforced by a modern academic building that was designed to foster interactions across disciplines.

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 finalization of a bold strategic plan, the college is now prepared to move confidently forward as an innovator among liberal arts colleges in the use of coordinated hiring for programmatic initiatives, the first one devoted to Food Security. 

The successful candidate will be committed to undergraduate teaching excellence, to teaching and research focused upon food security, scholarship, academic advising, and the College’s liberal arts mission.  Candidates must show enthusiasm for interdisciplinary teaching and for participating in general education, including Monmouth’s Integrated Studies Curriculum. 

Anthropology – The successful candidate will possess expertise in the field of food studies (local and global food cultures, food and inequality, food networks).  Potential courses include Introduction to Anthropology, Anthropology of Food/Food Cultures, an area Anthropology course, or other courses in the candidate’s area of expertise.

Biology - The successful candidate will possess expertise to work at the intersection of global food production and human nutrition, health and wellness.  Potential courses include genetics, molecular/cellular biology, nutrition, microbiology, anatomy/physiology, developmental biology, plant pathology or other courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. 

Economics – Candidates will utilize economic analysis in courses related to food production and distribution.  Potential courses include agricultural economics, logistics, and public policy analysis.  Candidates will also be expected to teach some of the following courses: principles of economics, intermediate economic theory or upper level elective courses in business or economics. 

Review of applications will begin January 10, 2014 and continue until position is filled. Please send cover letter, curriculum vitae, brief statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching excellence, research statement, and three letters of recommendation by e-mail to: Dr. David Timmerman, Dean of the Faculty, Monmouth College at facultysearch@monmouthcollege.edu.  The candidate’s teaching and research statements should give particular attention to working on Food Security with the other members of the triad as well as other Monmouth College faculty members who will join the effort.

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 College (the "College") takes seriously its affirmative duty to maintain a work and study environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.  Monmouth does not discriminate, or tolerate discrimination, against any member of its community on any of the grounds covered by state or federal civil rights laws, including race, religion, color, sex/gender, gender identity, national origin, ethnicity, disability, age, military service, marital status, sexual orientation or any other protected status.  The College also does not tolerate domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking committed against any member of its community.

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Monmouth College is a nationally-ranked private liberal arts college with an enrollment of approximately 1,350 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.

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