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Visiting Choral Director

The Knox College Music Department seeks a choral director for a visiting appointment from January 1 through June 15, 2018. This is a half-time salaried position, with benefits. Teaching responsibilities will include conducting the Knox College Choir and Chamber Singers and related administrative duties. The successful candidate must demonstrate high quality, enlightened teaching skills, intellectual clarity and energy, outstanding communication and organizational skills, and genuine enthusiasm for working with a diverse student population within the liberal arts environment, including majors and non-majors. DMA or ABD preferred, MM required.

Review of applications will begin April 15 and will continue until the position is filled. Email cover letter, resume or CV, (including list of references with contact information) 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 1,400 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 its 180-year commitment to equal rights, Knox College particularly welcomes applications from women and members of other under-represented groups. For more information on Knox, visit our Web site at http://www.knox.edu.


Adjunct Instructor of French

The department of Modern Languages and Literatures at Knox College invites applications for a full-time, one term replacement (Fall 2017) at the adjunct level in French.  Candidates with expertise in teaching language are preferred as the position involves teaching two language courses in the fall trimester: Fren 101 (Elementary French I) or Fren 101A (Intensive Elementary French I) and Fren 201 (Intermediate French). College teaching experience required. The position begins September 2017. Candidates should have native or near-native command of French and English.  Candidates who have completed at least their M.A are preferred but ABD and Ph.D. candidates would be also considered. We welcome applications from candidates who bring diverse cultural, ethnic and national perspectives to their creative work and teaching. To apply, send a letter of interest and CV to Dr. Fernando Gómez (Chair of Modern Languages and Literatures) at fgomez@knox.edu.


Knox College is an independent, top-100 national liberal arts college that enrolls 1,400 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 180-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


Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology

The Department of Anthropology and Sociology at Knox College invites applications for a one-year full-time visiting assistant professor position in sociology to begin September 2017. Knox is an independent, selective liberal arts institution with a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching in a diverse environment. The Anthropology and Sociology Department offers a joint integrative major that emphasizes the complementarities of the two disciplines and that culminates in faculty-supervised student research. The College operates on a trimester system with a teaching load of 2-2-2.

Qualifications: Ph.D. preferred; advanced ABD in sociology considered. Candidates must have experience using qualitative research methods and be prepared to supervise students conducting ethnographic research. Candidates should also be prepared to teach at the introductory level, and to offer at least one course in their specialty area. Research and teaching areas are open, but the strongest applications will be those that expand rather than duplicate the strengths of our existing faculty.

Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching ability (including sample syllabi for existing or future courses and available teaching evaluations), and three letters of reference to Professor Nancy Eberhardt at socsearch@knox.edu. Review of applications begins March 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Knox College is an independent, top-100 national liberal arts college that enrolls 1,400 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 180-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.


Visiting Assistant Professor in Women, Gender, and U.S. History


The Departments of History and Gender and Women's Studies at Knox College invite applications for a one-year replacement appointment at the rank of visiting assistant professor / instructor effective September 1, 2017. Candidates should specialize in U.S. History since 1865 with fields in Women's and Gender History. Preference given to candidates who are ready to teach the histories of traditionally underserved populations in the U.S. 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 March 21, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

The successful candidate will teach four courses in the Department of History, and two in Gender and Women's Studies. These are likely to include Introduction to Gender and Women's Studies, and an upper-level research course based upon the candidate's area of expertise. Other teaching responsibilities will depend upon the candidate's specialties.

This position is part of the global approach to history that is a core principle of these departments. It also makes a vital contribution to our commitment to interdisciplinary cooperation between departments and programs at the college.

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 histgwstsearch@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:

History/Gender & Women's History Search
Attn. Catherine Denial
Knox College
2 East South St, K-74
Galesburg, IL 61401

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 180-year commitment to equal rights, Knox actively encourages women and members of other underrepresented groups to apply.


Visiting Assistant Professor of English

The Department of English at Knox College invites applications for a full time one-year appointment beginning September 2017 for a Visiting Assistant Professor in early modern literature with a strong interest in Shakespeare. Secondary fields (including but not limited to: early American, queer theory, multiethnic literatures, and/or film studies) are desirable. PhD must be in hand or near completion. The successful candidate will be committed to teaching introductory, intermediate, and advanced courses to a diverse student body in a lively department of scholars and writers.

Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, sample syllabi or teaching portfolio, writing sample, and three letters of reference to Monica Berlin, Chair, Department of English, Knox College, Galesburg IL 61401; or as pdfs to englishsearch@knox.edu. Review of applications begins March 8, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Knox College is an independent, top-100 national liberal arts college that enrolls 1,400 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 180-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.


Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology

The Department of Anthropology and Sociology at Knox College invites applications for a one-year full-time visiting assistant professor position in socio-cultural anthropology to begin September 2017. Knox is an independent, selective liberal arts institution with a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching in a diverse environment. The Anthropology and Sociology Department offers a joint integrative major that emphasizes the complementarities of the two disciplines and that culminates in faculty-supervised student research. The College operates on a trimester system with a teaching load of 2-2-2.

Qualifications: Ph.D. preferred; advanced ABD in socio-cultural anthropology considered. Research and teaching interests are open, but the strongest applications will be those that expand rather than duplicate the strengths of our existing faculty. Applications from anthropologists with teaching and research experience outside of the Caribbean or Southeast Asia are particularly welcome.

Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching ability (including sample syllabi for existing or future courses and available teaching evaluations), and three letters of reference to Professor Nancy Eberhardt at anthrosearch@knox.edu. Review of applications begins March 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Knox College is an independent, top-100 national liberal arts college that enrolls 1,400 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 180-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.


Visiting Instructor or Assistant Professor in Biology

The Biological Sciences Department at Knox College invites applications for a full-time, visiting instructor or assistant professor position in biology; start date is September 1, 2017. The successful candidate will be expected to team-teach an introductory course (Ecology, Evolution and Biodiversity), an upper level course in genetics, and additional biology courses that fit the candidate's area of expertise and/or the needs of the department. 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. James Mountjoy at biologysearch@knox.edu. The applicant's cover letter should address how their teaching interests and experiences are suited to a liberal arts college with a diverse student population. We will start reviewing applications on March 1st and continue until the position is filled. For more information about biology at Knox check: (https://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 1,400 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 180-year commitment to equal rights, we particularly welcome applications from women and members of other under-represented groups.


Visiting Assistant Professor in Comparative Politics

The Department of Political Science and International Relations at Knox College invites applications for a full time visiting assistant professor in comparative politics for the 2017-2018 academic year. Knox College operates on a trimester system with a 2-2-2 teaching load.

The successful candidate should be prepared to teach introductory and advanced courses in comparative politics with a primary focus on an area other than Latin America. Ability to teach in more than one area is a plus. The candidate should be a Ph.D or advanced ABD in Political Science, International Relations or a closely related field. The candidate should also have significant fieldwork experience and experience working with diverse students.

Interested applicants should send (1) a letter of interest, including a statement of teaching philosophy, ( 2) a CV, (3) teaching evaluations and any other evidence of teaching excellence, (4) three letters of recommendation, with at least one addressing teaching, (5) Unofficial graduate transcripts, (6) two examples of recent scholarship such as articles, book chapters or conference papers to politicalsciencesearch@knox.edu. Review of applications begins February 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Questions may be directed to Duane Oldfield, Department Chair, doldfiel@knox.edu or 309-341-7156.

Knox College is an independent, top-100 national liberal arts college that enrolls 1,400 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 180-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.


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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