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Assistant Professor of Education-Educational Psychology Generalist

The Department of Educational Studies at Knox College is seeking a tenure-track, assistant professor beginning Fall 2015. Candidates should have an expertise in psychological foundations and methods of teaching in elementary, middle and secondary schools. This expertise should include the psychology and methods of working with diverse communities of learners.

The position involves a six-course teaching load that includes courses in areas of expertise, supervision of student teaching, and contributions to advising education majors and participating in the preparation of reports for program accreditation.

Certification and three years of teaching experience are required. A doctorate in an appropriate field is preferred; ABDs will be considered.

Review of applications begins November 15 and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, names of three references and a sample of current research to Edsearch2014-2015-user@knox.edu.

The Educational Studies Department offers State approved certification programs in 20 areas. Knox is an independent, selective liberal arts institution with a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching. Successful candidates will have a sincere interest in quality undergraduate teaching at an institution that values and affirms diverse experiences. Also, candidates should have a desire to maintain an active research program.

Knox College is an independent, top-100 national liberal arts college. Founded in 1837 in Galesburg, Illinois, Knox enrolls 1,420 students from 48 states and more than 51 countries who have a strong passion for and commitment to intellectual community and experiential education. In keeping with a 177-year commitment to equal rights, we particularly welcome applications from women and members of other under-represented groups.


Assistant Professor of Education-Elementary Education Generalist

The Department of Educational Studies at Knox College is seeking a tenure-track, assistant professor beginning Fall 2015. Candidates should have an expertise in foundations and methods of teaching in elementary schools, including an expertise in working with diverse communities of learners.

The position involves a six-course teaching load that includes courses in areas of expertise, supervision of student teaching, and contributions to advising education majors and participating in the preparation of reports for program accreditation.

Certification and three years of teaching experience are required. A doctorate in an appropriate field is preferred; ABDs will be considered.

Review of applications begins November 15 and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, names of three references and a sample of current research to Edsearch2014-2015-user@knox.edu.

The Educational Studies Department offers State approved certification programs in 20 areas. Knox is an independent, selective liberal arts institution with a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching. Successful candidates will have a sincere interest in quality undergraduate teaching at an institution that values and affirms diverse experiences. Also, candidates should have a desire to maintain an active research program.

Knox College is an independent, top-100 national liberal arts college. Founded in 1837 in Galesburg, Illinois, Knox enrolls 1,420 students from 48 states and more than 51 countries who have a strong passion for and commitment to intellectual community and experiential education. In keeping with a 177-year commitment to equal rights, we particularly welcome applications from women and members of other under-represented groups.


Assistant Professor, Organismal Biology

The Biological Sciences Department at Knox College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor position in organismal biology; start date is September 1, 2015. We seek candidates with demonstrated excellence in a research program that examines the structure and function of organisms, examining questions in anatomy, physiology, neuroscience or other related areas. The candidate is expected to maintain a research program accessible and open to a diverse community of undergraduate students. The successful candidate will be required to teach Comparative Vertebrate Anatomy, and contribute to the teaching of introductory biology, research methods, senior seminar, additional upper level courses which may include Animal Physiology, Histology, or Invertebrate Zoology (depending on the candidate's area of expertise), and an opportunity to teach lower-level general education courses; there may be opportunities to develop classes in the candidate's area of specialization. A Ph.D. is required, post-doctoral experience preferred. Knox College will provide a competitive start-up package and research space based on the successful candidate's needs.

Candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, and three letters of recommendation to: Dr. James Mountjoy at biologysearch@knox.edu. The applicant's cover letter should address how their teaching and research interests are suited to a liberal arts college. We will start reviewing applications on October 6 and continue until the position is filled. For more information about biology at Knox check: (http://www.knox.edu/biology.xml).

Knox College is an independent, top-100 national liberal arts college. Founded in 1837 in Galesburg, Illinois, Knox enrolls 1,420 students from 48 states and more than 51 countries who have a strong passion for and commitment to intellectual community and experiential education. In keeping with a 177-year commitment to equal rights, we particularly welcome applications from women and members of other under-represented groups.


Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies, Policy and Law

Knox College invites applications for a tenure-track position in its Department of Environmental Studies, starting fall of 2015. Candidates should have expertise in environmental policy and law, and have experience working with diverse populations of students. Desirable secondary specializations would include: history, ethics, journalism, literature, gender studies, or area studies. Teaching load is six courses per year. At the time of appointment Ph.D. is preferred; ABD candidates will be considered.

To apply, please submit curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and research interests and goals, evidence of effective teaching, and two academic letters of reference to Professor Katherine Adelsberger, Department of Environmental Studies, at envssearch@knox.edu. Review of applications begins on September 19, 2014.

Environmental Studies, an interdisciplinary department within the sciences, began offering a major in 2000 and currently graduates 18 majors a year. The successful candidate will have primary responsibility for shaping the development of the social science portion of the Environmental Studies program. For more information, visit our web site: www.knox.edu/environmentalstudies.xml.

Knox College is an independent, top-100 national liberal arts college. Founded in 1837 in Galesburg, Illinois, Knox enrolls 1,400 students from 48 states and more than 50 countries who have a strong passion for and commitment to intellectual community and experiential education. In keeping with a 177-year commitment to equal rights, we particularly welcome applications from women and members of other under-represented groups.

 

EOE/AA/Nondiscrimination Statement
In keeping with its commitment to equal rights since it was founded in 1837, Knox College particularly welcomes applications from members of underrepresented groups. Knox College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender identity or expression, race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, religious affiliation, sexual orientation or affectional preference, age, marital status, disability or other irrelevant factors in admission, financial aid, employment, athletics or any of its educational policies and programs.

Questions and comments regarding this policy should be addressed to Title IX Coordinator Lori Schroeder or Affirmative Action Officer/Deputy Title IX Coordinator Gina Zindt at Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois, 61401-4999.
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