Employment

Faculty Positions


Qualified applicants must submit  a letter of interest, resume, C.V., salary requirement, official transcripts of all college coursework, and contact information for three professional references. Unless otherwise specified, review of applicants will continue until positions are filled.


 

 

Chair, Department of Teacher Education 

Position Description: Newberry College, a SACS-accredited, small liberal arts college in the Lutheran higher education tradition, seeks a dynamic individual to fill the position of department chair for the Department of Teacher Education, starting on or about July 1, 2015.  This appointment is a tenure track, 12-month position, which requires an individual who desires to continue to build upon a strong foundation and history of Teacher Education at Newberry College. The Department of Teacher Education is fully accredited by NCATE (now CAEP) and serves a traditional student population of over 150 students.

Qualifications:The candidate will hold an earned doctorate (Ph.D. or Ed. D.) in Education from a regionally accredited institution; have experience in program assessment for NCATE/CAEP; have several years of experience in public education; be an effective and timely communicator; have experience with budgeting; and have leadership experience in a team environment. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a desire to collaborate with multiple constituents (local, state, national, as well as alumni) and will commit to developing and growing a future graduate program.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should send a letter of interest, C.V., a statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial graduate transcripts, and contact information for three professional references. Electronic application materials are preferred and may be emailed to Associate Dean Dale Brown at academic.application@newberry.edu. Please include "Chair, Department of Teacher Education" in the subject line.


Assistant Professor of Sociology

Position Description:  The Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Newberry College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Sociology beginning August 2015. 

Qualifications:  Ph.D. in Sociology required.  We seek energetic and dynamic candidates who have expertise in Criminology or Criminal Justice and one or more of the following areas:  theory, gender, or stratification.  Candidates are expected to have teaching experience and academic scholarship commensurate with the rank of assistant professor.

 Applicants should send a letter of interest, C.V., a statement of teaching philosophy, a copy of unofficial transcripts of graduate coursework, and contact information for three professional references.

Electronic application materials preferred and should be emailed to Associate Dean Dale Brown at academic.application@newberry.edu. Please include "Assistant Professor of Sociology" in the subject line. 



Chair, Department of Social & Behavioral Sciences

Position Description:  Newberry College seeks to fill a full-time (twelve month), tenure track department chair position in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences to begin July 2015. The Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences consists of the following disciplines:  Psychology, Political Science, Sociology, Criminal Justice and Social Work.

Qualifications:  The appropriate candidate will hold the rank of Associate Professor or Professor and have requisite teaching and/or administrative experience equivalent to rank; the appropriate candidate will also have demonstrated competence in academic program review, assessment (internal, SACS, NCATE/CAEP, etc.), budgeting, strategic planning and implementation, supervision of faculty, advisement and recruitment in the setting of a liberal arts institution. Additionally, the candidate will hold a Ph.D from a regionally accredited university in any of the above listed disciplines, though a Ph.D in Psychology, Sociology or Criminal Justice will have highest consideration. 

Review of applications will begin November 10, 2014 and continue through December 2014.  Applicants should send a letter of interest, C.V., a statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts of graduate coursework, and contact information for three professional references.

Electronic application materials preferred and should be emailed to Associate Dean Dale Brown at academic.application@newberry.edu. Please include "Chair, Department of Social & Behavioral Sciences" in the subject line. 

Adjunct Instructor of Chemistry

Position Description:  The Newberry College Department of Science and Mathematics seeks to fill an adjunct Instructor of Chemistry position to begin August 2015.  The position includes teaching 2 sections of CHE 101, Concepts of Chemistry I, a 4 credit hour course offered fall 2015. Commitments to excellence in teaching and student achievement are essential.

CHE 101.Concepts of Chemistry I. (4)The first in a two course series that focuses on the chemistry of the human body.  Topics covered will include atomic structure and bonding, structure and reactivity of molecules, acid-base theory, stoichiometry, solution chemistry and an introduction to organic chemistry.  This course is specifically designed to meet the needs of any non-science major, including pre-nursing students.  Three lecture and three laboratory hours per week.

Qualifications:  A Master's or Doctorate in Chemistry or related discipline is preferred.  Experience in college and/or university teaching preferred.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Search will remain open until filled. Applicants should send a letter of interest, C.V., and contact information for three professional references.  Any questions, contact christina.mccartha@newberry.edu. Electronic application materials preferred and may be emailed to Associate Dean Dale Brown at academic.application@newberry.edu. Please include "Adjunct Instructor of Chemistry" in the subject line. 


Research Assistant - Department of Sciences and Mathematics

Position Description:  The Newberry College Department of Sciences and Mathematics (SCM) seeks to fill a Research Assistant position to begin August 2015.

Responsibilities:  The Department of SCM has received a National Science Foundation Noyce Grant and seeks to hire a part-time (16 hour/week) Research Assistant as part of the evaluation team to collect data and study what contributes to first and second awardee pre- and in-service effectiveness, their persistence in the teaching profession, and what factors contribute to this persistence. The focus of the study will be on the contribution of professional learning communities and leadership development to the persistence and effectiveness of math and science teachers.

Qualifications:  The Research Assistant will be a non-tenured university faculty member with a MA, MS or M.ED. who is a highly skilled and knowledgeable individual with strong math and/or science content credentials in public school teaching.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Search will remain open until filled. Applicants should send a letter of interest, C.V., and contact information for three professional references.  Electronic application materials preferred and my be emailed to Associate Dean Dale Brown at academic.application@newberry.edu. Please include "Research Assistant" in the subject line.  For questions, contact Dr. Christana McCartha at christina.mccartha@newberry.edu.  


The mission of Newberry College, founded in 1856, is to prepare students in the Lutheran liberal arts tradition through its supportive academic community for lifelong intellectual and personal development, meaningful vocation, and engaged citizenship in the global society.

 

 

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