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Faculty Position Searches

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Full-time Positions

New!French

The Department of World Languages at Muskingum University invites applications for a full-time continuing term position in French at the rank of Assistant Professor (Instructor if ABD), beginning in the Fall semester of 2017.  For this renewable position, the university seeks a strong generalist to teach a range of undergraduate French language, culture and literature courses using communicative approaches.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in French, plus native or near-native fluency, along with a demonstrated excellence in teaching undergraduate-level French, demonstrated currency within the discipline, a dedication to program building, (including recruiting and advising French majors), and an interest in study abroad and service-learning/community engagement.  Experience with teacher licensure, online teaching, assessment and/or study abroad is highly desirable.

Housed in a new, state-of-the-art building, the Department of World Languages values and promotes scholarly growth.  The department consists of three tenured full-time faculty, and four native speaker language assistants.  The language programs in French, German and Spanish each offer a major and a minor, plus teacher licensure.  A minor in Teaching English as a Second Language is also offered.  Additionally, the university’s popular International Business and International Affairs interdisciplinary majors require a concentration of language courses to satisfy their requirements.  Language skills acquisition in all areas is supported by a new, purpose-built, digital lab. 

Appointment to this position is conditional upon the successful completion of a background check through the University’s background check agency.

Muskingum University, a comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts tradition, is located just seventy miles east of Columbus, Ohio, in the village of New Concord. Founded in 1837, the university’s total undergraduate, graduate, and adult-learner student population is approximately 3.000. The university actively seeks out and welcomes faculty committed to excellence in teaching and student learning, plus professional growth and active participation in the life of the campus community.

An equal opportunity employer, Muskingum University strongly encourages applications from women and minorities, including populations traditionally underserved by higher education.

Applicants are to submit:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae, plus
  • Statements of teaching philosophy and research plans
  • Unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and
  • Three letters of recommendation.

Applications are to be sent to:

Dr. Franz-Joseph Wehage
Chair, Department of World Languages
Muskingum University
163 Stormont Street
New Concord, OH 43762.

Electronic applications in pdf format are appreciated and encouraged, and may be submitted to: wehage@muskingum.edu (Subject: French Faculty Search).  Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

New!Theatre

The Department of Communication, Media & Theatre at Muskingum University invites applications for a Continuing Term faculty position in Theatre at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, beginning the Fall semester of 2017.

The successful candidate in this renewable position will be able to teach undergraduate majors in Theatre in all areas of theatre design including scenic and projection design, costume and makeup design, lighting, sound and prop design.  The successful candidate should be able to create scenic, lighting, and costume designs that support the director’s concept and vision for four annual mainstage productions, and to draft all necessary technical drawings for proper design execution.  The successful candidate will serve as Technical Director to achieve the timely execution of theatre designs for all mainstage productions, supervise student work-study staff, ensure safe operations, coordinate work-study and production budgets, manage and maintain all theatre equipment and facilities, manage off-site storage of theatre materials, and coordinate the rental of theatre materials and equipment.

Candidates must be able to meet the physical demands of the position (including lifting, climbing stairs and ladders), and must be able to work irregular hours, evening hours, and some weekends. 

Candidates should be in possession of an appropriate terminal degree, or equivalent professional experience, by date of appointment.  Individuals with professional experience in theatre production are desired.

Appointment to this position is conditional upon the successful completion of a background check through the University's background check agency.

Muskingum University, a comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts tradition, is located just seventy miles east of Columbus, Ohio, in the village of New Concord.  Founded in 1837, the university's total undergraduate, graduate, and adult-learner student population is approximately 3,000.  The university actively seeks-out and welcomes faculty committed to excellence in teaching and student learning, plus professional growth and active participation in the life of the campus community.

An equal opportunity employer, Muskingum University strongly encourages applications from women and minorities, including populations traditionally underserved by higher education.

To apply, send:

  • Letter of application addressing the above-stated qualities and qualifications sought by the university
  • Access to a digital portfolio
  • A current curriculum vitae and/or resume outlining educational experience
  • Graduate transcripts
  • Three reference letters

To:

Dr. Deborah Phillips
Chair, Department of Communication, Media, & Theatre
Muskingum University
163 Stormont Street
New Concord, Ohio  43762

Electronic applications to dphillip@muskingum.edu (Subject: Theatre Search) are appreciated and encouraged.

Application deadline: The position is open until filled.  To be considered in the first screening, application and supporting materials are to be received by November 29, 2016.

The consideration of applications will begin immediately.

New!Digital Media and Design

The Department of Communication, Media & Theatre at Muskingum University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Digital Media Design at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, beginning the Fall semester of 2017.

The successful candidate will be able to teach undergraduate courses in a diverse interdisciplinary program that emphasizes convergent technology skills used in digital storytelling.  The department seeks a candidate whose teaching focuses upon new media technologies from both the theoretical and practical perspectives.  Courses may include - but are not limited to - Interactive Design, Web Design, Graphic Design, Social Media Strategy, Audio Production, Video Production, and Visual Communication.  The ability to teach courses within the candidate’s specific area of specialization, or that which are of service to the department or general curriculum, is also desirable.  The successful candidate will also be expected to advise student media production activities through a course release.  The knowledge of mass media legal and regulatory issues is required.

Candidates should be in possession of an appropriate terminal degree or equivalent professional experience by date of appointment (ABD with imminent date of completion may also be considered).  Individuals with professional experience in design or in new media are especially desired.

Appointment to this position is conditional upon the successful completion of a background check through the University's background check agency.

Muskingum University, a comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts tradition, is located just seventy miles east of Columbus, Ohio, in the village of New Concord. Founded in 1837, the university's total undergraduate, graduate, and adult-learner student population is approximately 3,000. The university actively seeks-out and welcomes faculty committed to excellence in teaching and student learning, plus professional growth and active participation in the life of the campus community.

An equal opportunity employer, Muskingum University strongly encourages applications from women and minorities, including populations traditionally underserved by higher education.

To apply, send:

  • Letter of application addressing the above-stated qualities and qualifications sought by the university.
  • A current curriculum vitae and/or resume outlining educational experience.
  • Graduate transcripts.
  • Three reference letters

To:

Dr. Deborah Phillips
Chair, Department of Communication, Media, & Theatre
Muskingum University
163 Stormont Street
New Concord, Ohio 43762

Application deadline: The position is open until filled; however to be considered in the first screening, application and supporting materials should be received by November 11, 2016.

Electronic applications to dphillip@muskingum.edu (Subject: DMD search) are appreciated and encouraged.

The consideration of applications will begin immediately.

New!Chemistry (2 Positions)

The ACS-accredited Department of Chemistry at Muskingum University invites applications for two full-time faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in the Fall semester of 2017. Teaching responsibilities for both positions will be selected from the candidate’s area(s) of expertise, and will also include introductory chemistry and/or chemistry courses for non-science majors

1) One position is tenure-track. The ideal candidate will be a physical chemist with expertise in instrumentation and/or computational chemistry.

2) The other position is non-tenure track (renewable term), with preference given to a biochemist; organic chemists will also be considered.

A PhD in chemistry or related discipline by the start date is required for these positions, along with a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching, research, and in service to the University. Appointment to these positions is conditional upon the successful completion of a background check through the University’s background check agency.

Muskingum University, a comprehensive university with a strong liberal arts tradition, is located just seventy miles east of Columbus, Ohio, in the village of New Concord. Founded in 1837, the university’s total undergraduate, graduate, and adult-learner student population is approximately 3.000. The university actively seeks out and welcomes faculty committed to excellence in teaching and student learning, plus professional growth and active participation in the life of the campus community.

An equal opportunity employer, Muskingum University strongly encourages applications from women and minorities, including populations traditionally underserved by higher education.

Applicants are to submit:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vitae, plus
  • Statements of teaching philosophy and research plans
  • Unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and
  • Three letters of recommendation.

Applications are to be sent to:

Dr. Lois Zook-Gerdau
Chair, Chemistry Department
Muskingum University
163 Stormont Street
New Concord, OH 43762.

Electronic applications in pdf format appreciated and encouraged, and may be submitted to: lzook@muskingum.edu
(Subject: Chemistry Faculty Search_Physical, or Subject: Chemistry Faculty Search_Biochemistry).

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.

Adjunct and Part-time Positions

For adjunct and part-time teaching, the department chairpersons organize the searches for positions available within their departments.

  • Contact information for inquiries is available from the the individual websites of the Academic Majors.

Non-Faculty Positions and General Employment Information: Human Resources.

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