Assistant Professor of Psychology
The Department of Psychology at Knox College seeks to fill two tenure-track positions beginning September 2013. Candidates should have expertise in one or more of the following areas: clinical, developmental, or health psychology.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. or be near completion at the time of appointment. Successful candidates will have a sincere interest in quality undergraduate teaching coupled with a desire to maintain an active research program. Both positions require supervision of undergraduate research projects, teaching courses in areas of expertise, and contributing to either introductory psychology or statistics/research methods. The salary and benefits for the position are competitive and start-up funds and laboratory space will be available.
The psychology department maintains a collegial environment and has academically strong students, many of whom pursue graduate study.
Knox College is a nationally ranked, independent, residential liberal arts college of 1,400 students from 48 states and 51 countries. Founded in 1837 by social reformers strongly opposed to slavery, Knox was one of the first colleges in the United States open to all, regardless of race, gender, or financial means. The College recruits high ability students nationally and internationally who actively participate in shaping their residential experiences and stands out among its peers for the inclusion of first-generation, international, and students of color in a culturally rich and vibrant campus community.
Send curriculum vitae, no more than three reprints, statement on teaching, and three letters of reference to: Frank McAndrew, Department of Psychology, Knox College, Galesburg, IL 61401-4999. Review of applications will begin after December 1 and continue until the positions are filled. Offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.
Printmaker/Painter - Assistant Professor of Art
Knox College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position, in the Art Department. Opportunity to build/revitalize printmaking program in dynamic department within liberal arts college. Six course annual teaching load over three 10 week terms.
Teach printmaking each term in addition to a course in drawing, painting, or alternative media. All faculty rotate into teaching of College's first-year seminar program.
Applicants should hold an MFA and be creatively involved in printmaking with an active exhibit record. Knowledge or experience of liberal arts education is preferred. Applications must be received by Jan 15, 2013 in order to be considered for interviews at CAA conference. Offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.
Applications will be considered until position is filled. Send letter of application with CV and 20 images of your work and examples of student work on cd/dvd. Include 3 recommendations, teaching and artists' statements. Please include s.a.s.e. for return of materials. Send to: Professor Tony Gant, Art Search Chair, Knox College, 2 E. South St., K-129, Galesburg, IL 61401.
Knox is an independent four-year college founded in 1837, with students from 48 states and 51 countries. Information on the College is available at www.knox.edu. In keeping with its historical commitment to inclusion, Knox College particularly welcomes applications from members of underrepresented groups.
Assistant Professor of English
The Department of English at Knox College invites applications for two tenure-track positions in creative writing: fiction. A willingness to teach in at least one other genre is essential. Evidence of teaching excellence on the college level and potential for significant publication are expected. The successful candidate will have experience in and demonstrated commitment to teaching writing, as well as mentoring students in a residential, liberal arts college environment. This position involves teaching a 2/2/2 load including introductory, intermediate and advanced writing and literature courses.
Knox College is home to one of the most highly regarded undergraduate programs in creative writing in the country. Located in historic Galesburg, Illinois, Knox enrolls approximately 1400 students from 48 states and 51 countries. Applicants can learn more about the College and the programs in English Literature and Creative Writing.
Please forward letter of application, vita, statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to: Nicholas Regiacorte, Chair, Department of English, Knox College by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications materials will begin on March 30, and continue until the position is filled. Short-listed candidates will be invited for Skype interviews. All candidates will be notified of the outcome of the search when it is concluded. Offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.
Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor of Sociology
The Knox College Department of Anthropology & Sociology invites applications for a full-time visiting sociology position at the assistant professor or instructor level for the 2013-14 academic year. Knox is an independent, highly selective liberal arts institution with a nationally and internationally diverse student body and a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching. The department offers a joint anthropology-sociology major which emphasizes the complementarities of the two disciplines and which culminates in faculty-tutored student research.
Qualifications: PhD or advanced ABD in sociology, and experience with qualitative research methods. Candidates should be prepared to teach at the introductory level, to offer at least one course in their specialty area, and to participate in the supervision of senior research. We will be especially interested in applicants with experience teaching writing. Persons interested in learning more about Knox may consult the College's website and the Department's page. In keeping with the college's 177-year commitment to equal rights, Knox actively encourages women and members of other underrepresented groups to apply.
Email letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, evidence of teaching ability (including teaching evaluations and sample syllabi for courses you have taught or would like to teach), and the names and contact information of three references to: Gabrielle Raley. We will begin reviewing applications immediately and continue until the position is filled. Offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.
Visiting Assistant Professor of English
The English Department at Knox College invites applications for a one-year appointment, with the possibility of extension, for a Visiting Assistant Professor in early modern literature with strong interest in Shakespeare. Secondary fields are desirable, and PhD must be in hand or near completion. The successful candidate will be committed to teaching in a highly selective liberal arts college attracting a diverse, international student body.
Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, sample syllabi or teaching portfolio, writing sample, and three letters of reference to Nicholas Regiacorte, Department of English, Knox College, Galesburg IL 61401; or as ONE pdf (exclusive of letters) to email@example.com. Applications should be received by May 31, 2013. Offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.
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 the affirmative action officer, Gina Zindt, Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois, 61401-4999.