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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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ENGLISH AND AFRICANA STUDIES
Assistant Professor - Muhlenberg College invites applications for a tenure track joint appointment as an Assistant Professor of English and Africana Studies to start in August 2014. Applicants should demonstrate an ability to teach and research African American literature. We especially welcome applicants who can teach broadly in American literature. The 3/3 teaching load will include literature courses at all levels, introductory courses in Africana Studies, American Studies, and first-year seminars. 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. Ph.D. should be in hand by August 2014.
To apply submit a letter of application, a CV, graduate transcripts, three letters of reference and a statement of teaching philosophy no later than November 1 to Dr. Barri J. Gold and Dr. Kim Gallon, c/o Grace.Gardella@gw.muhlenberg.edu.
Muhlenberg College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from candidates who will contribute to the diversity of the campus community.
Jewish Chaplain/Hillel Director - Muhlenberg seeks a Jewish Chaplain/Hillel Director to lead our thriving Hillel into the future. We seek someone with vision, energy in abundance and a strong commitment to nurturing the many Jewish identities of our students. The Jewish Chaplain/Hillel Director serves as part of the College’s interfaith ministry team, providing religious and community-building opportunities to Jewish students through the College’s Hillel. S/he serves as the head of the Hillel staff, implementing Hillel's mission of building and sustaining a vibrant, meaningful, and pluralistic Jewish campus community. Working closely with students, faculty and staff, the College Chaplain and other Religious Life colleagues, and with the local Jewish community, the Director provides strategic vision, leadership, and managerial oversight for Hillel. The Chaplain/Director oversees programming, Jewish learning opportunities, fiscal and budgetary management, facility utilization, staff management and administration, community relations, student board and, in collaboration with Muhlenberg Development Staff, financial resource development. The Chaplain/Director is responsible for ensuring that the Muhlenberg Hillel is an energetic enterprise and a focal point for Jewish life on campus. The Chaplain/Director reports to the College Chaplain.
Muhlenberg’s Jewish student population is the 5th highest, by percentage, of colleges throughout the country. Jewish students represent approximately 34% of the Muhlenberg student body. The new Hillel House, opened in February 2011, includes a Shabbat Dining Room with seating for over 300, a dedicated sanctuary, a library, an institutional kitchen, student and staff office space and a student-designated lounge.
Please review the attached job description for full details about this position and the qualifications required. Click here for job description. Starting salary is $60K - $75K, depending upon educational background and experience level.
To apply, email your cover letter, resume, and contact information for at least four references in a single PDF document to Callista Isabelle, College Chaplain & Search Committee Chair, via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. For best consideration, apply by December 20, 2013 for a Summer 2014 start date. Muhlenberg College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and especially encourages applications from individuals who can contribute to the diversity of our community.
Truman Koehler Professorship - The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science of Muhlenberg College seeks to fill the Truman Koehler Professorship. This is an endowed chair established in 1989 which has been occupied by Dr. William Dunham since 1992. An applicant must have a Ph.D. in mathematics, applied mathematics, or statistics and hold the rank of Associate Professor or higher. Furthermore, he or she must be a distinguished teacher, have a well-established program of scholarship, and have a strong reputation at the national level.
Like all Muhlenberg faculty members, the Koehler Professor must be committed to the values of a small liberal arts college. This individual should also display the enthusiasm for mathematics or statistics that characterized the 45-year career of its namesake, Truman L. Koehler (1902 – 1989) whose work led to an “exaltation of the discipline of mathematics.” Furthermore, the scholarly achievements of the Koehler Professor should appeal to a wide audience of mathematicians or statisticians, as befits a scholar from the liberal arts arena. In order to meet these high expectations, the Koehler Professor will have a reduced teaching load of two courses per semester. Our department has ten tenure-track lines divided between mathematics and computer science.
Submit materials by mail to Dr. Elyn Rykken, Search Committee Chair, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA 18104 or apply online at https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/5093 . Include (1) a statement explaining your interest in the Koehler Chair, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of teaching philosophy, (4) a statement of scholarly interests, and (5) four letters of recommendation, at least two of which address teaching and two of which address scholarship. Candidates for this position must hold valid authorization to work in the U.S. Review of completed applications will begin November 24, 2013.
Statistics Assistant Professor- The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science of Muhlenberg College seeks to fill a tenure-track position in statistics at the assistant professor level to begin in the fall of 2014. A Ph.D. in Statistics or closely related field is required.
Muhlenberg emphasizes excellent teaching in a student-focused, undergraduate environment. Prior full-time experience is valued. The College expects significant professional/scholarly activity, encourages student research, and requires institutional service. We also seek candidates who are ready and able to provide strong leadership in furthering statistics education and scholarship both within our department and across the College. Our department has ten tenure-track lines divided between mathematics and computer science.
Apply online at https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/5094 with (1) a letter of application, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) statement of teaching experience and philosophy, (4) description of research, including a list of any supervised student research projects, (5) undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and (6) three 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 November 1, 2013
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.
The Department of Psychology invites applications for a one-year visiting position in Psychology to begin in Fall 2014. We seek a doctoral-level (or ABD) candidate in any area of psychology with demonstrated excellence in teaching and evidence of scholarly productivity commensurate with experience. Teaching load is three courses per semester. Specific courses taught would depend on the candidate’s area of specialization, but the ability to contribute to Introductory Psychology, Multicultural/Community Psychology, or Statistics/Research Methods would be desirable. We are seeking a candidate who will be student-centered and committed to the values of a liberal arts education. We provide visiting faculty mentoring in teaching and opportunities for research. For more information about our department visit http://www.muhlenberg.edu/depts/psychology/aboutus.html. Review of applications will begin immediately. For best consideration, apply before December 1. Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and research interests, evidence of teaching excellence, and three letters of reference to: Dr. Mark Sciutto, Department of Psychology, Muhlenberg College, 2400 Chew St., Allentown, PA 18104-5586. Muhlenberg College is committed to building a diverse community and strongly encourages persons of color, persons with disabilities, and women to apply. An Equal Opportunity Employer.
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. This is a full-time, year-round position, involving close consultation with faculty to choose and integrate technology into in class and out-of class experiences, support of faculty's use and understanding of instructional technologies, and collaboration with faculty to develop course assessments to evaluate pedagogical effectiveness and student learning outcomes of instructional technologies. Qualifications include a Master's degree, with teaching experience preferred. Must have knowledge of accessibility technologies. Please click here for complete information regarding responsibilities and qualifications for the position. Starting salary of $48-51K depending upon background and experience.
To apply, email cover letter, resume, and contact information for at least three references in a single pdf document to: Debra Sweeney at email@example.com. Applicant review begins on December 2, 2013. Muhlenberg College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and especially encourages applications from individuals who can contribute to the diversity of the campus.
Librarian - Special Collections & Archives Librarian, part-time, 1482 hours/year. Oversees daily operation of the Special Collections & Archives unit; responsibilities include collecting and maintaining College Archives and Special Collections, developing finding aids and new projects to highlight the collections, providing research and reference assistance, and conserving and preserving resources. ALA-accredited MLS and demonstrated experience with Special Collections or Archives required. Must have strong communication skills, excellent commitment to service, willingness to work in a team environment, and expertise in digital preservation. Reading knowledge of German desirable. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, email application letter, resume, and names and contact information for three references to firstname.lastname@example.org, noting Job #1311 and your own last name in the “Subject” line of the email. Muhlenberg College is an equal opportunity employer, committed to valuing and enhancing diversity. Application deadline is October 18, 2013. We encourage applications from individuals who can contribute to the diversity of our community. Click here for job description.