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Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Knox College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Computer Science beginning Fall 2017. Ph.D. preferred; master's degree or equivalent experience required. The successful candidate should be able to teach a broad spectrum of courses across the ACM/IEEE CS curriculum; teaching load is six courses per year (2 per trimester).

Candidates in all areas of specialization are welcome, but we are especially interested in candidates with specializations in HCI, software development, CS education, security, or computational science. Interest in leading undergraduate student/faculty research is highly desirable, as is an interest in interdisciplinary collaborations.

Computer Science at Knox is a dynamic, growing program, with an orientation towards combining rigorous foundations with experiential education, student research, and collaboration with other departments. Our students engage in a very high level of undergraduate research, internship projects, and application development with faculty; roughly 20% of our majors were involved in on-campus summer research projects last summer and most graduating majors complete software projects with real clients from the community or college. Two years ago, the Department helped create StartUp Term, a new immersive term that combines business, entrepreneurship, and computer science. We are also very active in the SIGCSE community and have shifted many of our courses to use Peer Instruction, a research-based active learning pedagogy. 

Knox College is a highly-selective residential liberal arts college with roughly 1,400 students, located in Galesburg, IL. We have a long-standing mission of providing access to first-generation and low income students. We have a diverse student body, including 25% domestic students from underrepresented minorities and 12% international students. Computer Science is an increasingly prominent department, with roughly 100 students taking our CS 1 course each of the last several years. The Department is actively striving to reflect the diversity of our institution; currently, our majors are 26% underrepresented minorities and 29% women. We especially invite applications from women and from members of historically underrepresented groups.

The Department and Knox College are committed to helping the person in this position develop as a teacher and scholar. All faculty have access to faculty development opportunities, including conference travel support and an internal proposal process to secure funding for research projects, as well as start-up funds. Knox also has a tradition of assigning faculty mentors to new faculty to help them develop as teachers and independent researchers.

To apply, candidates should send applications electronically as one or more PDF files:
● A cover letter that addresses your interests, qualifications and experience.
● A curriculum vitae.
● A statement of teaching philosophy, including a brief discussion about their approach to teaching and mentoring a diverse student body.
● A statement of research interests.

Three letters of recommendation should be sent separately as PDFs by the recommenders.

Materials should be sent to: cssearch@knox.edu

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

For additional information, contact the Chair of Computer Science, David Bunde at dbunde@knox.edu.

Knox College is an independent, top-100 national liberal arts college. The College is a vibrant and creative community with a campus population of remarkable diversity that includes students from across the U.S. and more than 51 countries, significant representation of first-generation college students, and substantial cultural and racial-ethnic diversity. Students have a strong commitment to intellectual and experiential education. In keeping with our 178-year commitment to equity and access, we particularly welcome applications from women and members of underrepresented groups. Knox College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, religion, disability, creed, or any other protected class.


Assistant Professor of Psychology

The Department of Psychology at Knox College is seeking to fill a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Cognitive Psychology beginning Fall 2017. A Ph.D. at the time of appointment is preferred but ABD candidates will be considered. Successful candidates will have a sincere interest in quality undergraduate teaching at an institution that values diversity and close interactions with students, as well as a desire to maintain an active research program. The position involves a six-course teaching load that includes Cognitive Psychology, courses in the candidate's areas of expertise, supervision of undergraduate research projects, and contributions to the statistics/research methods sequence. The salary for the position is competitive, start-up funds are available, the Department maintains a collegial environment, and Knox has diverse and academically strong students, many of whom pursue graduate study; see http://departments.knox.edu/psychdept/ for more information.

Review of applications will begin November 15th and continue until the position is filled. To apply, please submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, your single best piece of published research, one annotated syllabus, recent teaching evaluations, and the names and contact information for three references to psychologysearch@knox.edu.

Knox College is an independent, top-100 national liberal arts college that enrolls 1,420 undergraduate students. Knox is a vibrant and creative community with a campus population of remarkable diversity that includes students from across the U.S. and more than 51 countries, significant representation of first-generation college students, and substantial cultural and racial-ethnic diversity. Students have a strong commitment to intellectual and experiential education. In keeping with our 178-year commitment to equity and access, we particularly welcome applications from women and members of underrepresented groups. Knox College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, religion, disability, creed, or any other protected class.


Assistant Professor of Educational Studies

Knox College seeks a tenure-track, assistant professor of Educational Studies, beginning Fall 2017. The position is for an elementary education generalist. Candidates should have experience in working with elementary school aged children as well as experience in working with diverse communities of learners. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate education courses (2/2/2 load), supervision of student teachers, advising education majors, and participating in the preparation of reports for program accreditation. We are seeking a creative, energetic undergraduate teacher.

Certification and three years of teaching experience in a K-8 environment are required. A doctorate in an appropriate field is preferred; ABDs will be considered.

Review of applications begins August 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: edsearch2016-2017@knox.edu. Questions may be directed to Joel Estes, joestes@knox.edu, 309-341-7780.

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. Our students have a strong passion for and commitment to intellectual community and experiential education. In keeping with our 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 https://www.knox.edu.


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

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