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Fit-Friendly Worksite – Gold Level RecipientFounded in 1848, Muhlenberg College is a highly selective, coeducational, residential college of liberal arts and sciences located in eastern Pennsylvania's picturesque Lehigh Valley.  The campus is about one hour north of Philadelphia, 90 minutes west of New York City and in close proximity to the AppalachianTrail. The College currently enrolls more than 2,200 full-time day students and has enjoyed steadily increasing selectivity and student quality.

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Please follow the application instructions specific to each of the positions below. For more information about the College, visit our web site at http://www.muhlenberg.edu.

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Muhlenberg College is committed to valuing and enhancing diversity and encourages applications from individuals who can contribute to the diversity of our community. 

 

ACCOUNTING, BUSINESS, ECONOMICS & FINANCE

  • Post-doctoral fellow, Business Administration-  Muhlenberg College invites applications for a one-year contract appointment for a post-doctoral fellow in the field of business administration, to begin August 2017.  A Ph.D. in business, management, management science, marketing,  or a related field is required.  A highly-selective liberal arts college, Muhlenberg has developed a thriving business major within a department that also offers majors in accounting, economics and finance. 

    The successful candidate will employ innovative pedagogical and assessment techniques to deliver business administration education within the spirit of inquiry that distinguishes the liberal arts.  Muhlenberg’s standard teaching for full-time faculty load is 3 courses per semester and the teaching load for this position would be 3 courses per year.  For this position, the candidate will teach courses in the area of management.  Examples of courses currently offered in this area include: Sustainability in Business, Business and Society, Management, Leadership, and Small Business Management.  Other management courses not currently offered but of interest to our students also are possible.  All courses integrate technology and further develop student written and oral expression. 
    An equal opportunity employer, Muhlenberg College is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding faculty and staff from racial and ethnic groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in higher education.  For additional information about Muhlenberg's commitment to diversity and inclusion, applicants can visit the ‌College's Diversity Strategic Plan‌.

    Candidates will submit a letter of application that explains how their qualifications and interests correspond to the requirements of this position and how their contributions will contribute to Muhlenberg’s effort to become a more diverse and inclusive community.  In addition, candidates will submit a curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference, at least one of which must relate to teaching effectiveness. 

    Muhlenberg is a member of the Consortium for Faculty Diversity in Liberal Arts Colleges. All applicants for the Business Administration Post-Doc Teaching Fellow position should review the definition of a Postdoctoral Fellowship and submit a dossier via interfolio at http://www.gettysburg.edu/about/offices/provost/cfd/current-past-scholars/ .  Information about the CFD Postdoctoral Fellow program can be found at this site: http://www.gettysburg.edu/about/offices/provost/cfd/. By submitting your dossier via interfolio, you may also be contacted by other liberal arts colleges about additional fellowship opportunities.  

    Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with preference given to those received by February 28.
  • Assistant Professor (tenure-track) - Muhlenberg College invites applications for a full-time, tenure track appointment in the field of accounting at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin August 2017. The CPA designation is required, as well as a Ph.D. or Master’s degree in accounting or a closely-related field. A highly-selective liberal arts college, Muhlenberg has developed a thriving accounting major within a department that also offers majors in business administration, economics and finance. The accounting program routinely places more than half of its graduates with Big Four firms.

    The successful candidate will employ innovative pedagogical and assessment techniques to deliver traditional accounting education within the spirit of inquiry that distinguishes the liberal arts. Muhlenberg’s standard teaching load is 3 courses per semester; particular courses taught will depend on staffing needs and candidate interests, but the successful candidate will be competent to teach courses throughout the subject areas that inform public accountancy. Integration of current technology and development of student written and oral expression is required in all courses. Full-time faculty must also engage in professional activity and service to the College. College service requires close collaboration with colleagues and includes the development of mentoring relationships that prepare students for career positions and graduate study.

    An equal opportunity employer, Muhlenberg College is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding faculty and staff from racial and ethnic groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in higher education. For additional information about Muhlenberg's commitment to diversity and inclusion, applicants can visit the ‌College's Diversity Strategic Plan‌.

    Candidates will submit a letter of application that explains how their qualifications and interests correspond to the requirements of this position and how their contributions will contribute to Muhlenberg’s effort to become a more diverse and inclusive community. In addition, candidates will submit a curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations from introductory and upper-level courses, all graduate transcripts, and two letters of reference, at least one of which must relate to teaching effectiveness.

    These materials should be addressed to the Accounting Faculty Search Committee and transmitted electronically to accountingsearch@muhlenberg.edu. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with preference given to those received by November 30.

  • Assistant Professor (tenure-track) position in Economics and Finance beginning in the Fall of 2017. ABDs are welcome to apply, but candidates are expected to complete a PhD in Economics or Finance by the time of appointment. The Department seeks a teacher/scholar with a commitment to students in and out of the classroom. The teaching load is three courses per semester. Possible courses in economics include Principles of Macroeconomics, Principles of Micro and Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory. Courses in finance may include: Mergers & Acquisitions; Corporation Finance; Investments & Portfolios; Money, Banking & Financial Markets; Investment Strategies; Derivative Markets; and finance courses that reflect the candidate’s interests. Professional activity, including active scholarship and participation in College governance are required of all full-time faculty members. The successful candidate must combine teaching excellence with a strong commitment to Muhlenberg's General Education Curriculum, including diversity and global engagement, along with an intellectually compelling research agenda.

    Applications should include: a cover letter summarizing qualifications and addressing how the candidate can contribute to Muhlenberg’s efforts to become a more diverse and inclusive community, a curriculum vitae, a job-market paper, three letters of reference, graduate transcripts, and evidence of teaching excellence. Evidence of teaching excellence should consist of a document containing two teaching evaluations and optionally a separate document with additional teaching evidence of the candidate’s choice. Submit above materials via JOE on the American Economic Association website. The application deadline is November 30, but review may begin as applications are received. An equal opportunity employer, Muhlenberg College is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding faculty and staff from racial and ethnic groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in higher education. For additional information about Muhlenberg's commitment to diversity and inclusion, applicants can visit the ‌College's Diversity Strategic Plan‌.

    Muhlenberg College is a highly selective private liberal arts college of approximately 2300 students and 170 faculty members located approximately 1 hour from Philadelphia and 1½ hours from New York City. For more information, visit www.muhlenberg.edu . Candidates must hold valid authorization to work in the U.S. E.O.E.

DISABILITY SERVICES

  • Visual Aide Job (#1704) - The Office of Disability Services at Muhlenberg College is seeking a person with bilingual proficiency in Spanish and English (speaking, writing, and reading) to describe visual materials and assist in navigating internet links for a college student who is blind. This temporary, part-time position is for the student’s scheduled course time as well as for out-of-class requirements. Approximate commitment is for 6-10 hours per week for the spring semester 2017. Compensation is $15/hour. To apply, email a cover letter and resume to jobs@muhlenberg.edu, noting both Job #1704 and your last name in the Subject line of the email.

    An equal opportunity employer, Muhlenberg College is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding faculty and staff from racial and ethnic groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in higher education. For additional information about Muhlenberg's commitment to diversity and inclusion, applicants can find the latest updates to the College's Diversity Strategic Plan at this link: http://www.muhlenberg.edu/main/aboutus/president/initiatives/diversityatmuhlenberg/

ENGLISH
  • Visiting Assistant Professor of English The Department of English of Muhlenberg College seeks a full-time, one-year replacement appointment for a Visiting Assistant Professor of English to teach both established and special topics courses in 20th & 21stcentury American fiction as well as a first-year seminar. 3/3 courseload, competitive salary, recent Ph.D. preferred; starting date is August 2017.

    Candidates should have a serious commitment to teaching and a demonstrable knowledge of representative works and figures in the field. They should also be capable of addressing newly-emergent forms and formats of contemporary fiction-making, and evolving networks of literary distribution. In addition to a letter of application, candidates should include a CV; three letters of reference; a brief (10-20 page) writing sample; a statement describing experiences with and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness; and a single page description of a course s/he would particularly like to teach at Muhlenberg, possibly informed or inspired by the candidate’s ongoing research and writing agenda. Please submit applications electronically to our administrative assistant, Cathie Ingram, no later than February 20, 2017: EnglishSearch@muhlenberg.edu.  Skype interviews for shortlisted candidates will likely be scheduled for the first or second week of March.

    Muhlenberg College is a selective private liberal arts college of approximately 2300 students located approximately 1 1/2 hours from Philadelphia and 2 hours from New York City. 

    An equal opportunity employer, Muhlenberg College is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding faculty and staff from racial and ethnic groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in higher education.  For additional information about Muhlenberg's commitment to diversity and inclusion, applicants can visit the ‌College's Diversity Strategic Plan‌.

 

ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT
  • Vice President for Enrollment Management Muhlenberg College invites applications and nominations for the position of Vice President for Enrollment Management. Founded in 1848, Muhlenberg is a selective residential, undergraduate, coeducational, private liberal arts college enrolling approximately 2,200 full-time students. The College is admired for its academic rigor, dedicated faculty and close sense of community; it is distinctive for the breadth of its student-centered program, which includes several leading programs in the liberal arts and selected pre-professional disciplines, as well as the Wescoe School of Continuing Education with its 200 adult learners.

    Reporting to the president, the new vice president for enrollment management will play a critical role in shaping the college’s future, displaying vision and leadership in support of Muhlenberg’s effort to provide an intellectually rigorous undergraduate education within the context of an inclusive and diverse campus. Over the past decade, the College has been on a dramatic upward trajectory – strengthening the academic quality of its student body, increasing the number of applicants, wrapping up its most successful capital campaign to date, implementing the College’s first Diversity Strategic Plan, and completing many construction projects. An institution that is already well-known in the region and surrounding states, Muhlenberg is extending its reach and reputation among students and families nationally and globally.

    The new vice president will bring leadership skills, optimism, creativity, integrity, exceptional analytic skills and experience working in collaboration with colleagues across an institution to support the work of the College. The successful candidate will possess great analytic and technological depth; an eagerness to engage in meaningful interchange about enrollment priorities, challenges and trade-offs; a nuanced understanding of the importance and impact of financial aid policy and award strategy to achieve institutional ambitions; a comfort with and ability to implement change; and a proven capacity for embedding institutional values and culture within admissions, financial aid, and retention initiatives, policies, procedures and goals.

    The successful candidate will also possess a collaborative and open leadership style, the desire to act as a key member of a coordinated senior team, the ability to motivate a talented and dedicated staff and continue to develop its skills, commitment to diversity and inclusion, and a record of exemplary personal and professional integrity. A bachelor’s degree is required; an advanced degree is preferred.

    Inquiries, nominations and applications are invited. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should provide a resume and a letter of application that addresses the responsibilities and requirements described in the leadership profile. These materials should be sent electronically as two separate attachments in MSWord or PDF format to Muhlenberg College’s consultants Jennifer Desjarlais and Patricia Coleman at: MuhlenbergVPEM@wittkieffer.com The consultants can be reached by telephone at (781) 564-2626.

    An equal opportunity employer, Muhlenberg College is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding faculty and staff from racial and ethnic groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in higher education. For additional information about Muhlenberg's commitment to diversity and inclusion, applicants can visit the ‌College's Diversity Strategic Plan‌.

HISTORY

  • Assistant Professor, History (tenure-track)- The History Department invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Chinese History to begin in August 2017. The ideal candidate will also be able to teach Japanese History at the survey level. We expect this hire to contribute to the growth and development of our Asian Studies Program as well as the College’s Human Diversity and Global Engagement general academic requirement. All members of the History Department teach topical Introduction to History courses as well as upper-level courses in their field. Department faculty frequently teach First-Year Seminars and our linked integrative learning Cluster courses. History courses also are significant contributions to the College’s Humanities requirement.

    We seek applicants who are excellent and innovative teachers with both a strong commitment to teaching in a Liberal Arts environment and an active research program. Ph.D. must be in hand by time of appointment. An equal opportunity employer, Muhlenberg College is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding faculty and staff from racial and ethnic groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in higher education. Applicants should address how they will contribute to Muhlenberg’s efforts to become a more diverse and inclusive community in their cover letter. For additional information about Muhlenberg's commitment to diversity and inclusion, applicants can visit the ‌College's Diversity Strategic Plan‌.

    Applicants should submit a cover letter addressed to Dr. Mark Stein, Chair of the History Department; a C.V.; a statement of teaching philosophy; and evidence of teaching excellence at the undergraduate level as a single pdf file to: historysearch@muhlenberg.edu. Please also arrange for graduate transcripts and three letters of recommendation to be sent electronically. Application deadline is October 30, 2016. Please indicate if you will be available for interviews at the American Historical Association Annual Meeting in Denver in January 2017.

MUSIC

  • Assistant Professor (tenure-track) - The Department of Music at Muhlenberg College seeks an outstanding Composer and Conductor for a tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor. The ideal candidate would be an effective, dedicated teacher with a record of success in composition, instrumental conducting and music theory instruction.

    We are a liberal arts college with a strong tradition of excellence in teaching supported by scholarship; thus a successful record of related teaching is expected. This is a full-time position with a teaching load equivalent of three courses per semester.

    A completed doctorate degree in composition, significant experience in conducting, and full-time college teaching experience are preferred. Responsibilities will include: teaching lessons or classes in composition and the music theory sequence, conducting one large instrumental ensemble and coordinating the instrumental area. The position offers the opportunity to take full advantage of our our state-of-the art electronic music studio.

    Allentown is a city of c. nearly 200,000 located in the heart of the picturesque Lehigh Valley. It has a vibrant arts scene that is enriched by short commutes to both Philadelphia (75 minutes) and New York City (90 minutes).

    Please email cover letter, C.V., and one-page statement of teaching philosophy to Dr. Paul Murphy, compositionsearch@muhlenberg.edu. Scores and recordings are not to be submitted until requested. In your cover letter or in a separate document, please discuss how you will contribute to Muhlenberg's efforts to become a more diverse and inclusive community. In addition, please send three current letters of recommendation. Applications received by November 15, 2016 will receive the greatest consideration.  For mailing of hard copies: Dr. Paul Murphy, Chair, Department of Music, Muhlenberg College, 2400 Chew Street, Allentown, PA 18104.

    An equal opportunity employer, Muhlenberg College is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding faculty and staff from racial and ethnic groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in higher education. For additional information about Muhlenberg's commitment to diversity and inclusion, applicants can visit the ‌College's Diversity Strategic Plan‌.


  • Lecturer - The Department of Music at Muhlenberg College seeks an outstanding Conductor and Voice Teacher for a full-time Lecturer appointment.   The ideal candidate would be an effective, dedicated teacher with a record of success in both choral conducting and voice instruction.

    We are a liberal arts college with a strong tradition of excellence in teaching supported by scholarship; thus a successful record of related teaching is expected.  This is a full-time position with a teaching load equivalent of three courses per semester.

    A completed Master’s degree in choral conducting, voice, or equivalent professional experience is preferred.  Responsibilities will include: conducting a large college choir, a small select choir; teaching studio voice; and coordinating the choral and vocal area.

    Allentown is a city of c. nearly 200,000 located in the heart of the picturesque Lehigh Valley.  It has a vibrant arts scene that is enriched by short commutes to both Philadelphia (75 minutes) and New York City (90 minutes).

    Please email cover letter, C.V., and one-page statement of teaching philosophy to Dr. Paul Murphy, choralsearch@muhlenberg.edu.   In your cover letter or in a separate document, please discuss how you will contribute to Muhlenberg's efforts to become a more diverse and inclusive community.  In addition, please send three current letters of recommendation. Applications received by November 15, 2016 will receive the greatest consideration.  For mailing of hard copies: Dr. Paul Murphy, Chair, Department of Music, Muhlenberg College, 2400 Chew Street, Allentown, PA 18104.

    An equal opportunity employer, Muhlenberg College is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding faculty and staff from racial and ethnic groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in higher education.  For additional information about Muhlenberg's commitment to diversity and inclusion, applicants can visit the ‌College's Diversity Strategic Plan‌.

 
NEUROSCIENCE

  • Assistant Professor (tenure-track) - The Department of Neuroscience at Muhlenberg College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Neuroscience, with a specialization in cognitive neuroscience, to begin Fall, 2017.  Candidates will be expected to have a Ph.D. in neuroscience or a related discipline and at least one year of postdoctoral experience by the time of appointment.  This is a new tenure-track line that will join our current staff of three full-time equivalent (FTE) faculty.  Neuroscience is a dynamic, large, and rapidly growing major at the College and recently became the newest administrative department; we graduate ~35 student majors annually and maintain strong collaborative and cross-disciplinary relationships with faculty in the Departments of Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Philosophy, and Psychology.  

    The ideal candidate will have special expertise in the neural substrates of cognitive processes, such as language, emotion, music, and/or perception; they will also possess a knowledge of key historical and/or contemporary philosophical arguments that guide and challenge the work of cognitive neuroscience to resolve the neural basis of mind states. The successful candidate will exhibit potential for excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level, possess particular research skills in cognitive neuroscience, and build a robust research program that includes undergraduate student collaborators. They will rotate with existing faculty in teaching core courses in the neuroscience major as well as create new upper-level electives as their interests and expertise dictate. Like all Neuroscience Department faculty, they will also be expected to participate in the general education program of the College, offering a first-year seminar, a cluster course supporting our integrative learning requirement, a writing-intensive course, and/or a neuroscience course geared to a non-major audience.

    To apply, please submit the following to NeuroscienceCandidate@muhlenberg.edu: (1) A cover letter describing your interest in the position; (2) a copy of your CV; (3) a statement of teaching philosophy, including specific descriptions of learning goals and effective pedagogical strategies to promote student learning and foster a dynamic, inclusive classroom; (4) a statement outlining your intended research program; (5) a statement describing your experiences with and commitment to diversity, equity, and building an inclusive community, particularly in scientific settings; (6) unofficial copies of your undergraduate and graduate transcripts; and (7) three letters of recommendation.

    An equal opportunity employer, Muhlenberg College is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding faculty and staff from racial and ethnic groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in higher education. For additional information about Muhlenberg's commitment to diversity and inclusion, applicants can visit the ‌College's Diversity Strategic Plan‌.

    For more information about the Neuroscience Department, please visit http://www.muhlenberg.edu/main/academics/neuroscience/. Review of applications will begin November 18, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION & ATHLETICS

  • Head Rugby Coach (Job #1703)- Part-time women's club rugby coach position. Hourly compensation, approximately 300 hours expected annually. Successful candidate will work with student participants to plan for and manage competitive club rugby program in accordance with college policies and EPRU guidelines. Team currently competes in spring sevens with hopes of expanding to play fifteen​​s in the fall.

    To apply, send cover letter, resume and the names and contact information of three references to suzanneharris@muhlenberg.edu Please be sure to include your name and Job #1703 in the Subject line of your email. Application review begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

    An equal opportunity employer, Muhlenberg College is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding faculty and staff from racial and ethnic groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in higher education. For additional information about Muhlenberg's commitment to diversity and inclusion, applicants can visit the College's Diversity Strategic Plan‌

PLANT OPERATIONS

  • Arborist - Muhlenberg College seeks an arborist/property manager for the Graver Arboretum, located in Bushkill Township.  Responsibilities include coordinating and implementing the work required to maintain the beautiful 63-acre Arboretum.  The arborist will be required to live on site to ensure the Arboretum’s long-term care and upkeep. This is a year-round position that will require some work to be performed on the Muhlenberg main campus during the year, especially during the winter months. The incumbent will determine, develop, recommend and implement sound solutions to problems that may impact the safety and health of the plants and property at the Arboretum. Responsibilities also include monitoring of visitor activity and assessing damage to the property. Click here for full job description. Starting salary is $17 - $18/hour, depending upon background and experience. Muhlenberg College offers an excellent benefit package, and on-site housing is provided.  To apply, email your cover letter, resume, and names/contact information for three references to jobs@muhlenberg.edu, noting both Job #1701 and your last name in the subject line of the email.  Application review begins immediately and will continue until the position has been filled.  An equal opportunity employer, Muhlenberg College is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding faculty and staff from racial and ethnic groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in higher education.  For additional information about Muhlenberg's commitment to diversity and inclusion, applicants can visit the ‌College's Diversity Strategic Plan‌.

PROVOST

  • Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs 

    Muhlenberg College located in Allentown, Pennsylvania, seeks a Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs (“Provost”). Founded in 1848, Muhlenberg is a selective residential, undergraduate, coeducational, private liberal arts college. The institution enrolls approximately 2,200 full-time students in its traditional undergraduate program and nearly 200 additional adult learners in the Wescoe School of Continuing Education. With an endowment of approximately $237 million and annual budget of approximately $130 million, the College is known for its academic rigor, faculty who are committed to their students, and a close sense of community.

    As the chief academic officer of the College, the Provost reports to the President and is a key member of the President’s administrative cabinet. The Provost’s team includes the Dean of the Wescoe School; the Dean of the College for Academic Life; the Dean of Global Education; the Dean of Institutional Assessment and Academic Planning; the College Registrar; the Director of Trexler Library; the Associate Dean of Digital Learning; the Associate Dean of Diversity Initiatives; the heads of 19 academic departments (encompassing 170 full-time faculty); and the Directors of three centers and institutes, and three honors programs.

    This is an opportune moment for Muhlenberg. Over the past decade, the College has been on an upward trajectory—strengthening the academic quality of its student body, increasing its number of applicants, wrapping up its most successful capital campaign, enhancing both student and faculty diversity, and completing many capital construction projects. The new Provost will work with the President, senior colleagues, the faculty and the entire College community to further the impact and reputation of the institution.

    Muhlenberg seeks a strategic thinker who will champion all aspects of the educational enterprise at the College. He or she will enhance academic rigor, nurture the scholarly activities of faculty, foster creativity in the curriculum, shape the long-range academic strategic plan for the College, and strengthen Muhlenberg’s identity, diversity and reputation. The Provost will allocate resources to support existing core programs and pave the way for new ones that will help Muhlenberg to thrive.

    The successful candidate will have a record of proven and effective academic and administrative leadership. He or she will also possess a collaborative, communicative leadership style; administrative, budgetary, and management skills; a demonstrated commitment to diversity; an understanding of effective program assessment; and knowledge of academic technologies. An earned doctorate or other terminal degree is required, as is a record of scholarship and teaching commensurate with appointment as a full professor.  Click here for the full position profile.

    Inquiries, nominations, and/or applications (including a curriculum vitae and a letter of interest) should be directed in confidence to: Anita Tien, Vice President and Randi Alberry, Associate, Isaacson, Miller at www.imsearch.com/5916.  ‌

    An equal opportunity employer, Muhlenberg College is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding faculty and staff from racial and ethnic groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in higher education. For additional information about Muhlenberg's commitment to diversity and inclusion, applicants can visit the ‌College's Diversity Strategic Plan‌.

SOCIOLOGY & ANTHROPOLOGY DEPARTMENT

  • The Department of Sociology & Anthropology invites applications for a tenure-track position in Anthropology (rank open) to begin August 2017. The department seeks applicants who are theoretically grounded and empirically engaged in cultural anthropology. Areas of teaching and/or research that would complement existing faculty include, but are not limited to, medical anthropology, gender and sexuality studies, economic anthropology, critical race and ethnicity and sustainability. Candidates with an ability to contribute to campus-wide general education and interdisciplinary programs are especially welcome.

    The department expects applicants to be actively engaged in research and publication; however, its primary commitment is to quality undergraduate education. Applicants must therefore demonstrate effective and innovative teaching, and a strong commitment to the goals of a liberal arts education. Successful candidates will hold a Ph.D. in anthropology, exhibit an ability to teach and advise, show promise of continuing scholarship, and demonstrate an ability to work collegially and cooperatively in a combined anthropology and sociology department. While the rank is open, candidates seeking appointment at the associate level must have a teaching and publication record appropriate to a tenured position.

    Candidates should submit a cover letter that includes teaching and research interests and explains how these will contribute to the diversity of the academic community, curriculum vitae, sample teaching materials with evidence of teaching excellence, graduate transcripts, and contact information for three references. Please send complete application packages to SocAnthJob@muhlenberg.edu. Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, please submit materials before Oct. 14th.

    Founded in 1848, Muhlenberg College is an independent, coeducational residential college of liberal arts and sciences located in eastern Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley, one hour north of Philadelphia and 90 minutes west of New York City. An equal opportunity employer, Muhlenberg College is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding faculty and staff from racial and ethnic groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in higher education. For additional information about Muhlenberg's commitment to diversity and inclusion, applicants can visit the ‌College's Diversity Strategic Plan‌.

 

An equal opportunity employer, Muhlenberg College is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding faculty and staff from racial and ethnic groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in higher education.  For additional information about Muhlenberg's commitment to diversity and inclusion, applicants can visit the ‌College's Diversity Strategic Plan‌.

Last updated: February 20, 2017