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Founded 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 Appalachian Trail. 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 apply directly to the individuals noted below at Muhlenberg College, 2400 Chew Street, Allentown, PA 18104-5586 or email jobs@muhlenberg.edu.. 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. 

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ASIAN TRADITIONS AND THEATRE & DANCE
ASIANetwork-Luce Foundation Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow Position
Muhlenberg College, with the support of the ASIANetwork-Luce Teaching Fellow Program, invites applications for a one-year Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship joint appointment in Asian Traditions and Theatre and Dance to start in August 2014.  Applicants should demonstrate an excellent ability to teach scholarly courses on Asian performance.  We welcome applicants with interdisciplinary perspectives, and are particularly interested in those who can teach comparatively across geographic regions of Asia.  Responsibilities will include three courses over the academic year, a public lecture, and student advising in independent research. Course offerings may include upper level courses in particular traditions of Asian performance, as well as introductory courses in Asian culture more broadly. 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.

The Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow will have the opportunity to work closely with a faculty mentor in Muhlenberg’s nationally-recognized theatre program during the fellowship year. Recent MFA or PhD (earned in the past three years) should be in hand by August 2014. To apply, please submit a letter of application, CV, graduate transcripts, three letters of reference, and evidence of excellence in teaching to Dr. Kammie Takahashi, c/oAsianTraditions@muhlenberg.edu. For full consideration, please submit no later than March 1. Muhlenberg College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from candidates who will contribute to the diversity of the campus community.

CHEMISTRY
PT Summer adjunct faculty position teaching Chemisty II.  M.S. required Ph.D. preferred.  Review of applicants begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  The course runs daily from 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM from July 7 to August 1, 2014.  To apply, submit a letter of application, resume, and 3 letters of reference to banderso@muhlenberg.edu or Dr. Bruce Anderson, Chair, Department of Chemistry, Muhlenberg College, 2400 Chew Street, Allentown, PA  18104.  E.O.E.

HISTORY AND AFRICANA STUDIES
Muhlenberg College invites applications for a full-time one-year visiting assistant professor in History and Africana Studies to begin August 2014.  We seek a specialist in either African-American or African history, with the ideal candidate able to teach both.  Teaching would include our topical Introduction to History as well as advanced courses.  The successful candidate must have a commitment to excellent teaching in the liberal arts college context and an active research program.  Review of credentials will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.

Applicants should electronically  submit a cover letter addressed to Dr. Mark Stein, Chair of the History department,  together with a c.v, statement of teaching philosophy, graduate transcripts, and recommendations to:
africanasearch@muhlenberg.edu .  Muhlenberg College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from candidates who will contribute to the diversity of the campus community.

LANGUAGES, LITERATURES AND CULTURES
The Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures invites applications from qualified candidates to teach part-time Elementary and Intermediate Russian during the Fall 2014 semester. A Master’s degree and native or near-native command of both Russian and English are required; some college teaching experience preferred. Letter of application, curriculum vitae and names of three references should be sent by April 15, 2014 to Dr. Joan F. Marx, Chair, Dept. of Languages, Literatures, & Cultures, Muhlenberg College, 2400 Chew St. Allentown, PA 18104 or marx@muhlenberg.edu (electronic submissions preferred). E.O.E.

MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTER SCIENCE DEPARTMENT
The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Muhlenberg College seeks to fill a one-year visiting position at the assistant professor level to begin in the fall of 2014.

Qualifications include a Ph.D. in mathematical sciences and a commitment to teaching. All areas of specialization will be considered. Class sizes are under 25 students, with a teaching load of three courses per semester. The department’s website is: http://www.muhlenberg.edu/main/academics/mathcs/.

Muhlenberg College is a highly-selective, undergraduate institution of 2,200 students located in Allentown, PA, about 50 miles north of Philadelphia and 90 miles west of Manhattan, and is in close proximity to the Appalachian Trail. The college emphasizes excellent teaching in a student-focused, undergraduate environment.

Apply online at https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/5779/ with (1) a letter of application, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) statement of teaching experience and philosophy, (4) graduate transcripts, and (5) two confidential letters of recommendation, at least one of which addresses teaching.

Candidates for this position must hold valid authorization to work in the U.S. Review of completed applications will begin March 31, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Muhlenberg College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from candidates who will contribute to the diversity of the campus community.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION & ATHLETICS
Assistant Coach, Women's Soccer
Muhlenberg College, a member of the Centennial Conference is seeking applications for an Assistant Women's Soccer Coach. Coaching or collegiate playing experience and a four year college degree are preferred. Responsibilities include assisting head coach in all phases of the Women's Soccer program within college, conference and NCAA rules and regulations; includes evaluating, identifying, and recruiting prospective student-athletes; and planning and implementing strategies into daily practices.

Coaching salary is modest but does include opportunities for additional income in one or more of the following areas; game management, strength and conditioning, building operations or equipment room operations. Total compensation package will include a meal plan and total hourly wages ranging from $3,500 to $10,000 annually depending on additional duties. Benefits not included.

The position is 9 months and the anticipated start date is flexible. To apply, submit application letter, resume, and a list of three references with addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses to:  Leslie Kiernan, Head Women's Soccer Coach, Muhlenberg College, 2400 Chew Street Allentown, PA 18104, beninten@muhlenberg.edu 484-664-3382 (ph), 484-664-3035 (fax). Review of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled. E.O.E.

PLANT OPERATIONS
Custodian – PT 8 hours Saturdays, 8 hours Sundays during College academic year. Cleaning dorms, office space, showers, restrooms, and high traffic floor areas. Floor care experience helpful. Apply to: Muhlenberg College, HR Office, Job # 1319, 2400 Chew Street, Allentown, PA 18104. EOE.

PROVOST
Instructional Design Consultant - Muhlenberg College seeks an Instructional Design Consultant to support and advance the use of technology to enhance teaching and learning in traditional and blended classroom environments. The position is a full-time 12-month staff position and will report to the Dean of Institutional Assessment and Academic Planning in the Provost’s Office.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree required with college teaching experience preferred
    At least three years’ experience in a higher education setting supporting the integration of instructional technologies
  • Knowledge of learning theory, pedagogical practices, and course assessment techniques
  • An understanding of and a vision for the role of emergent technologies in a liberal arts curriculum
  • Proven success connecting instructional design to disciplinary and institutional learning goals
  • An understanding of how accessibility technologies, ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) requirements, and Section 504 guidelines apply to digital learning activities
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proven record of effectively collaborating and consulting with faculty, staff, and students

The major responsibilities of this position include:

  • Help faculty use best practices to choose and integrate instructional technology into course and curriculum design
  • Collaborate with faculty to develop assessments to evaluate the pedagogical effectiveness of instructional technologies
  • Plan, organize, and lead faculty development workshops in the application of specific instructional technologies in collaboration with other campus offices and committees
  • Create and maintain resources on activities, assessment, and training related to instructional technologies
  • Work with the Dean, the Associate Dean of Digital Learning, the Office of Information Technology (OIT), the Library, and faculty to support and expand current educational technology initiatives
  • Research cutting-edge technological approaches and collaborate with faculty and OIT to pilot and implement these technologies

Salary of $48-51K to start depending upon experience.

There may be an opportunity to teach one course a year for additional compensation depending on qualifications and institutional need.

Apply by emailing cover letter, resume, and contact information for at least three references as a single pdf document to: Debra Sweeney at dsweeney@muhlenberg.edu

Review of materials will begin on March 21, 2014.  We are no longer accepting resumes for this position.

RELIGION STUDIES

The Religion Studies Department and the Jewish Studies Program of Muhlenberg College invite applications from qualified candidates for a full time, one year position in pre-modern Jewish Studies. Area of specialization is open, but the successful candidate will have the ability to teach broadly in the field of Jewish Studies and be conversant with the discipline of Religion Studies. Demonstrable excellence, or promise of excellence, in teaching, and an active research program in a relevant area are required. The successful candidate will demonstrate knowledge of and a commitment to the liberal arts. This appointment carries a teaching load of three courses per semester.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts, teaching dossier, and arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent electronically to the address below. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, application should be complete by April 17.

Application materials and further inquiries should be directed to Prof. William Gruen, Chair of Religion Studies and Prof. Jessica Cooperman, Director of Jewish Studies at jewishstudies@muhlenberg.edu." EOE

SOCIOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGY
The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Muhlenberg College invites applications for a one-year position as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology specializing in cultural anthropology to begin August 2014. We seek candidates with a commitment to innovative undergraduate teaching to offer courses in Cultural Anthropology and electives that complement the anthropology program's curriculum, including a regional focus outside Latin America. Candidates should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, course syllabi (including one for introduction to cultural anthropology), teaching evaluations, and the names of three references electronically (preferably as a single PDF) to: Janine Chi, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Muhlenberg College, 2400 Chew St, Allentown, PA 18104, jchi@muhlenberg.edu. Applications will be reviewed beginning immediately; all applications received by April 10, 2014 will be given full consideration. Muhlenberg College is a highly selective undergraduate institution of 2,200 students located in Allentown, PA, about 50 miles north of Philadelphia and 90 miles west of Manhattan, and in close proximity to the Appalachian Trail. Muhlenberg College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from candidates who will contribute to the diversity of the campus community.

 

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Muhlenberg College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from candidates who are committed to valuing and enhancing the diversity of its community.

April 9, 2014