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368 South Prairie Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999

309-341-7137

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Visiting Instructor or Assistant Professor-Music

The Knox College Music Department seeks a theorist for a one-year visiting appointment, beginning September 1, 2015; teaching load is six courses.  Teaching responsibilities will include instruction of the three-term music theory sequence and the accompanying musicianship labs. The successful candidate must exhibit high quality, enlightened teaching skills, display intellectual clarity and energy, and genuine enthusiasm for teaching and learning within a diverse liberal arts environment.  Preference will be given to candidates with strong piano skills.  PhD preferred, ABD considered. 

Review of applications will begin April 15 and will continue until the position is filled.  Email cover letter, resume and three letters of recommendation to:  musicsearch@knox.edu.

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 178-year commitment to equal rights, we particularly welcome applications from women and members of other under-represented groups.  For more information on Knox, visit our Web site at http://www.knox.edu.


Visiting Instructor or Assistant Professor-Biology

The Biological Sciences Department at Knox College invites applications for a 2/3 time, visiting instructor or assistant professor position in biology.  The position can either be held at 2/3 time for the entire academic year or for 2 out of Knox's 3 terms.  The preferred start date is September 1, 2015 but could be January 1, 2016.  The successful candidate will be expected to teach upper level biology courses that fit the candidate's area of expertise.  We are particularly interested in candidates with the ability to teach upper level comparative anatomy, physiology, microbiology, or other organismal courses.  The successful candidate will also contribute to the teaching of introductory biology, and should have experience or interest in teaching diverse students.  A Ph.D. is preferred but we will consider ABD. 

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

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 178-year commitment to equal rights, we particularly welcome applications from women and members of other under-represented groups. 


Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor-History of East Asia

The Department of History at Knox College invites applications for a one-year replacement appointment at the rank of visiting assistant professor / instructor effective September 1, 2015, with specialization in the field of East Asian history, with a preference for Japan.  PhD expected, but ABDs will be considered.  Candidates should have experience in or commitment to working with diverse populations of students.  Review of applications will begin on April 15, 2015 and continue until the position is filled. 

The successful candidate will teach introductory courses in East Asian civilizations, intermediate courses in Japanese and Chinese history, and possibly a 300-level research course based upon the candidate's area of expertise.  Other teaching responsibilities will depend upon the candidate's sub-specialties.

This position is part of the global approach to history that is a core principle of the department.  It also makes a vital contribution to our commitment to interdisciplinary cooperation, allowing the department to maintain connections with other campus programs and departments, particularly the programs in Asian Studies and International Studies.

Knox College, established in 1837, is an independent, highly selective liberal arts institution with a diverse student body and a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching.  In keeping with the college's 178-year commitment to equal rights, Knox actively encourages women and members of other underrepresented groups to apply.  Interested applicants should apply electronically by submitting a PDF of their letter of application, C.V., evidence of teaching effectiveness, such as course evaluations, and two examples of syllabi to eastasianhistorysearch@knox.edu. Applicants should also have three letters of recommendation (or corresponding placement dossier) sent to the same address.  Those unable to send electronic versions may send printed copies to:

East Asian History Search

Attn. Emre Sencer

Knox College

2 East South St, K-108

Galesburg, IL 61401


Visiting Assistant Professor of Africana Studies 

Knox College invites applications for a one-year position as Visiting Assistant Professor of Africana Studies starting in Fall 2015; possibility of renewal.  Candidates should have experience teaching general introductory courses in African American and African Studies.  Desirable specializations would include fields in the humanities and social sciences, although backgrounds in other areas will be considered.  Teaching load is six courses per year.  Ph.D. is preferred; ABD candidates will be considered.

Review of applications begins on April 8, 2015.  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 Dr. Magali Roy-Fequiere, Associate Professor of Gender and Women's Studies.  Application materials should be sent electronically to: africanastudiessearch@knox.edu.   

Africana Studies is an interdisciplinary program that provides a foundation for understanding black experiences in the United States, as well as an appreciation for the rich traditions of Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean. The Africana Studies program has forged connections with other academic areas as well, such as Gender and Women's Studies, Latin American Studies, Educational Studies, Integrated International Studies, and American Studies. 

For more information, visit our web site: http://www.knox.edu/academics/majors-and-minors/africana-studies

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 an intellectual and inclusive community and experiential education. In keeping with a 178-year commitment to equal rights, we particularly welcome applications from women and members of other underrepresented 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 Kim Schrader or Affirmative Action Officer/Deputy Title IX Coordinator Gina Zindt at Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois, 61401-4999.

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