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Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science Gambier, OH
Kenyon College seeks to fill a two-year visiting position at the assistant professor level in the Interdisciplinary Program in Computing beginning July 2024. A Ph.D. in Computer Science is preferred, but ABD’s will be considered. Prior teaching experience at a U.S. college or university or an equivalent institution is strongly preferred. To apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at http://careers.kenyon.edu. A complete application will be composed of 1) a cover letter explaining why the Kenyon College Program in Computing is a good fit for the applicant; 2) a statement reflecting on the applicant’s teaching and learning experiences, including experiences with and plans for teaching a diverse student population with inclusive pedagogy; 3) a Curriculum Vitae; 4) a statement describing the applicant’s research accomplishments and future research directions; 5) an unofficial graduate transcript 6) an unofficial undergraduate transcript; and 7) three (3) letters of recommendation. All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon’s employment website. Review of applications will begin April 23, 2024, and will continue until the position is filled. Completed applications received by April 23, 2024 deadline will be guaranteed full consideration.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Anthropology (Archaeology), 2-year position Gambier, OH
Kenyon College, a highly selective, nationally ranked liberal arts college in central Ohio, invites applications for a two-year position in Anthropology at the level of Visiting Assistant Professor, beginning fall semester 2024. Completion of Ph.D. is expected prior to or shortly after July 1, 2024. We seek an archaeologist who does not overlap with the department's current strengths in Mesoamerica. Candidates should be able to demonstrate an excellent teaching record, an active research agenda, and a strong commitment to including students in ongoing research. Responsibilities include teaching a 3/2 course load over two semesters in the academic year. The successful candidate will teach one section of Introduction to Archaeology every semester, upper-level courses in archaeology, and classes associated with their area of specialization. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon’s employment website: http://careers.kenyon.edu. A complete application consists of 1) a cover letter discussing the applicant’s research and scholarship undertaken, its relevance to the field or discipline, and prior teaching experience; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a ~2-page statement of the applicant’s teaching philosophy that addresses the applicant’s experiences with and plans for teaching diverse student populations and using inclusive pedagogy; 4) an unofficial graduate transcript, and 5) letters of reference from three (3) recommenders.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Studio Art Gambier, OH
Kenyon College, a highly selective, nationally ranked liberal arts college in central Ohio, invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor position in Studio Art at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in July 2024. This position requires the ability, knowledge, and experience to teach beginning and advanced drawing processes/techniques, including Drawing I and Figure Drawing. The ideal candidate will be an artist and educator for whom drawing or painting serves as a major component of their artistic focus. Applicants should be practicing artists who are exhibiting their work nationally and/or internationally, and are committed to developing and maintaining an ongoing professional artistic career. They must hold an MFA degree in Fine Art and demonstrate strong teaching skills, with teaching experience in drawing at the college level required. Knowledge of art history and current issues in contemporary theory is expected. To apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at http://careers.kenyon.edu. A complete application will be composed of 1) a cover letter discussing the applicant’s research and scholarship undertaken, its relevance to the field or discipline, and prior teaching experience; 2) a statement of the applicant’s teaching philosophy; 3) a Curriculum Vitae; 4) an unofficial transcript; and 5) three (3) letters of recommendation. All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon’s employment website. Review of applications will begin March 15, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled. Completed applications received by the March 15th deadline will be guaranteed full consideration.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Drama Gambier, OH
Kenyon College, a highly selective, nationally ranked liberal arts college in central Ohio, invites applications for a one-year visiting position in Drama in the  Department of Dance, Drama, and Film beginning July 1, 2024. Duties of this generalist position involve teaching four undergraduate courses (two per semester), as well as directing a main stage production. Teaching responsibilities include Introduction to  Theater, a studio course in Acting or Directing, and a dramatic literature course based on the candidate’s expertise, interests and program needs, as well as mentoring senior projects. An MFA or equivalent professional experience is required.   All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon's employment website at http://careers.kenyon.edu. A complete application will include 1) a cover letter that includes an articulation of the applicant's teaching philosophy, including experience with and plans for teaching diverse student populations; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) an unofficial graduate transcript; 4) a sample portfolio with of representative work and 5) contact information for three professional references. Additional materials  such as letters of reference may be requested from candidates at a later date. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Completed applications received by March 15, 2024, will be guaranteed full consideration. Please direct questions to Wendy MacLeod at macleod@kenyon.edu  Kenyon College is a nationally prominent, private liberal arts college where academic excellence goes hand in hand with a strong sense of community and close relationships among students and professors.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics or Statistics Gambier, OH
Kenyon College seeks to fill a one-year visiting position at the assistant professor level in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics beginning July 2024. A Ph.D. in Mathematics, Statistics, or a closely related field is preferred, but ABD’s will be considered. Prior teaching experience at a U.S. college or university or an equivalent institution is required. Our department has a strong commitment to student-centered learning; thus, we will be particularly interested in candidates with experience in active learning techniques and using mathematical/statistical technology for instruction. All areas of specialty will be considered. The ability to teach introductory statistics, introductory programming, or applied mathematics is desirable. Applications should be submitted by February 19, 2024 to ensure full consideration. Begin the application process by registering and completing the demographic section of the Kenyon College application on http://careers.kenyon.edu. All other materials must be submitted electronically via www.mathjobs.org. A complete application will be composed of 1) a cover letter explaining why the Kenyon College Department of Mathematics and Statistics is a good fit for the applicant.; 2) a statement reflecting on the applicant’s teaching and learning experiences, including experiences with and plans for teaching a diverse student population with inclusive pedagogy; 3) a statement describing the applicant’s research accomplishments and future research directions; 4) a Curriculum Vitae; 5) an unofficial transcript; and 6) three (3) letters of recommendation. All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon’s employment website.
Postdoctoral Fellowship with the Center for the Study of American Democracy Gambier, OH
The Center for the Study of American Democracy invites applications for a one-year residential postdoctoral fellowship, with a possible second-year extension, for the academic year 2024-25, with a start date of August 2024. This fellowship will explore the nexus between the market and society. Candidates will be jointly appointed with an appropriate affiliate department of the center, such as economics, history, political science, philosophy or sociology. To be considered for the position, candidates must demonstrate a strong research interest in the role that free markets play in economic and political development. We encourage applications from candidates holding Ph.D.’s in economic history, economic sociology, new institutional economics, political economy, public policy, or similar fields. During the fellowship, fellows will advance their research agendas and teach one course per semester in an affiliate department of the Center, such as economics, history, political science, philosophy or sociology. Fellows will also assist with the activities of the Center, including participating in a research seminar, bringing speakers to campus, and organizing the Center’s biennial conference. Fellows are required to live in the local community and are expected to participate in the cultural life of Kenyon College by regularly attending readings, lectures, presentations, and other campus activities. To apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at http://careers.kenyon.edu. A complete application will be composed of 1) a one-page cover letter; 2) an 8-10 page writing sample; 3) a one-page course proposal for an undergraduate course in the area of expertise; 4) a Curriculum Vitae; 5) an unofficial transcript; and 6) two (2) letters of recommendation, one of which must directly address the applicant's teaching ability. All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon’s employment website.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology Gambier, OH
Kenyon College, a highly selective, nationally ranked liberal arts college in central Ohio, invites applications for a Visiting Professor position in Sociology at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in July 2024. The Sociology Department seeks candidates with prior experience teaching courses in sociological theory, with additional subfield courses in cultural sociology and/or race and ethnicity. A Ph.D. in Sociology is required at the time of appointment. Faculty responsibilities include teaching a 3/2 course load over two semesters and informal advising of students; all in person on our campus in Gambier, Ohio. Courses to be taught include mid-level classical or contemporary theory, an upper-level seminar in the candidate’s area of expertise, and mid-level subfield survey courses appropriate for sophomores and juniors. As a reflection of its commitment to interdisciplinary studies, the College encourages the teaching of courses that may be cross-listed and contribute to African Diaspora Studies, American Studies, Asian & Middle Eastern Studies, Environmental Studies, International Studies, Latino/a Studies, Law and Society, Public Policy, and Gender and Sexuality Studies. To apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at http://careers.kenyon.edu. A complete application will be composed of 1) a cover letter discussing the applicant’s research and scholarship undertaken, its relevance to the field or discipline, and prior teaching experience; 2) a statement of the applicant’s teaching philosophy; 3) a Curriculum Vitae; 4) an unofficial transcript; and 5) three (3) letters of recommendation. All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon’s employment website. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. Completed applications received by the March 8, 2024 deadline will be guaranteed full consideration.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Japanese Gambier, OH
Kenyon College, a highly selective, nationally ranked liberal arts college in central Ohio, invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Japanese beginning in Fall 2024. The successful candidate will teach five courses, both within the Japanese language program and in the candidate’s area of expertise. Ph.D. in Japanese language and literature or related field is required. ABD candidates near completion of the dissertation will also be considered. Field of specialization is open. The successful candidate will have native or near-native fluency in Japanese and English. Experience in teaching Japanese to English-speaking students at the college level is preferred. Candidates with a demonstrated commitment to diversity and equity are particularly encouraged to apply. To apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at http://careers.kenyon.edu. A complete application will be composed of 1) a cover letter discussing the applicant's research and scholarship undertaken, prior teaching experience, courses they can offer, and experience with and plans for teaching diverse student populations with inclusive pedagogy; 2) a Curriculum Vitae; 3) a teaching philosophy that includes a statement on promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in a liberal arts environment; 4) an unofficial transcript; and 5) contact information for three professional references. All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon's employment website. Review of applications will begin on Feb 20, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled. Completed applications received by the Feb 20, 2024 deadline will be guaranteed full consideration.
Visiting Assistant Professor in Modern European History Gambier, OH
Kenyon College, a highly selective, nationally ranked liberal arts college in central Ohio, invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor in modern European History, beginning in July 1, 2024. The successful candidate will teach both survey and upper-level seminar courses in modern and early modern European history, some with a broader comparative scope and others on their region of specialization.  The visitor will also benefit from Kenyon students' passionate interest in the humanities and strengthen their credentials with a year of teaching at Kenyon.  Candidates should have a record of excellent teaching and a Ph.D. in hand or be near completion by the beginning of the appointment. Applicants should include a cover letter, CV, and contact information for three professional references.  Candidates advancing to the interview stage will be asked to submit a statement of teaching philosophy that addresses pedagogical inclusion of a diverse student population and an unofficial graduate school transcript.  To apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at http://careers.kenyon.edu.  Review of applications will begin on Feb. 10 and continue until the position is filled.  Candidates submitting materials by Feb. 10 will be guaranteed full consideration.
Visiting Assistant Professor / Microbiology Gambier, OH
Kenyon College invites applications for a two-year visiting position in the Department of Biology starting in July 2024. We seek a broadly trained biologist who can contribute to teaching and student mentoring in the introductory curriculum and in upper-level courses in the area of Microbiology. Teaching expectations are five courses per year (labs count as courses), including introductory lecture and/or laboratory courses as well as Microbiology and other existing courses (e.g. Cell Biology) or new courses at the upper level. The department has a strong commitment to faculty mentoring and to helping visitors achieve their career goals. Opportunities exist for collaborative research with students. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. A complete application will be composed of 1) a cover letter; 2) a Curriculum Vitae; 3) a two-page statement of the applicant's teaching philosophy that includes the applicant’s plans for teaching diverse student populations; and 4) contact information for three professional references. All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon's employment website: http://careers.kenyon.edu. Review of applications will begin on February 1st, 2024 and continue until the position is filled. Please direct questions to Chris Gillen, Search Committee Chair (gillenc@kenyon.edu).
Visiting Assistant Professor / Integrative Biology Gambier, OH
Kenyon College invites applications for a one-year visiting position in the Department of Biology starting in July 2024. We seek a broadly trained biologist who can contribute to teaching and student mentoring in the introductory curriculum and upper-level courses in their area of expertise. Teaching expectations are five courses per year (labs count as courses), including introductory lecture and/or laboratory courses as well as existing (e.g. Animal Physiology, Human Physiology, Vertebrate Anatomy, Evolution, or Cell Biology) or new courses at the upper level. The department has a strong commitment to faculty mentoring and to helping visitors achieve their career goals. Opportunities exist for collaborative research with students. Applicants should hold a Ph.D.  A complete application will be composed of 1) a cover letter; 2) a Curriculum Vitae; 3) a two-page statement of the applicant's teaching philosophy that includes the applicant’s plans for teaching diverse student populations; and 4) contact information for three professional references. All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon's employment website: http://careers.kenyon.edu. Review of applications will begin on February 1st, 2024 and continue until the position is filled.  Please direct questions to Chris Gillen, Search Committee Chair (gillenc@kenyon.edu).
Visiting Assistant Professor of Film Gambier, OH
Kenyon College, a highly selective, nationally ranked liberal arts college in central Ohio, invites applications for a Visiting Professor of Film on a two-year appointment in the Dance, Drama and Film Department beginning in July 2024. The successful candidate should have expertise in at least one of the following areas: screenwriting, directing, and/or post-production. Kenyon’s film program leans in the direction of narrative filmmaking but non-fiction filmmakers are encouraged to apply as well. Candidates should also be able to teach a film history/studies/theory class of their choosing and will be expected to teach the Introduction to Film class. This position has a teaching load of five classes a year. To apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at http://careers.kenyon.edu. A complete application will include 1) a cover letter that includes an articulation of the applicant's filmmaking and teaching philosophy, including experience with, and plans for, teaching diverse student populations; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a portfolio of professional work (short films, excerpts from longer film/video work, full-length screenplays, etc; film analysis or reviews will be considered but should not be the primary examples of work) and 4) contact information for three professional references. Additional materials such as letters of reference may be requested from candidates at the finalist stage. Review of applications will begin January 15th, and will continue until the position is filled. Completed applications received by the January 15th deadline will be guaranteed full consideration. Please direct questions to Hao Zhou at zhou7@kenyon.edu.
Visiting Assistant Professor in Experimental Video and Digital Media Gambier, OH
Kenyon College, a highly selective, nationally-ranked liberal arts college in central Ohio, invites applications for a one-year position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor beginning July 2024. Applicants should be practicing artists who are exhibiting their work nationally, and are committed to an ongoing professional artistic career in video and installation, new media and emerging technologies practices, with demonstrated knowledge of physical computing or creative coding processes. Expertise recommended in areas such as interactivity, and XR. MFA degree, with teaching experience at the college level required. Courses incorporate digital media techniques and theories, as well as analog production methods and materials, and include challenging conceptual content that creates new frameworks for a socially-engaged awareness in fields such as artificial intelligence, globalization, sustainability, and gender, racial, cultural, socioeconomic, and political identities. To apply, candidates should submit all application materials electronically through the online application site found at http://careers.kenyon.edu. A complete application will be composed of 1) cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) a statement of teaching philosophy indicating experience teaching diverse student populations and developing an inclusive learning environment 4) sample syllabus and 2 project assignments; 5) 20 images/videos each of your work and student work in digital format; and 6) names and contact information for three professional references. Kenyon College will directly solicit letters from the individuals listed by the applicants. Review of applications will begin February 1, 2024. Applicants with complete files by this date will be given full consideration. Please contact Marcella Hackbardt, Chair of the Studio Art Department if you have any questions about this position at hackbardtm@kenyon.edu.
Marilyn Yarbrough Dissertation/Teaching Fellowship Gambier, OH
Kenyon College, a highly selective, nationally ranked liberal arts college in central Ohio, invites applications for the Marilyn Yarbrough Dissertation/Teaching Fellowship beginning in July 2024. The program is for scholars in the final stages of their doctoral work who need only to finish the dissertation to complete the requirements for the Ph.D. We hope the experience of teaching, researching, and living for a year at Kenyon will encourage these Fellows to consider a liberal arts college as a place to begin their careers as teachers and scholars. Kenyon College, located on an idyllic campus in the beautiful village of Gambier (50 miles NE of Columbus), enrolls approximately 1650 students and is ranked in the top tier of national liberal arts colleges. Kenyon prides itself on its reputation as an excellent teaching environment enriched by small classes, close contact with highly motivated and engaged students, and an excellent faculty of dedicated teacher scholars. For more specific information regarding the fellowship and to apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at http://careers.kenyon.edu. A complete application will be composed of 1) a cover letter discussing the applicant’s research and scholarship undertaken, its relevance to the field or discipline, prior teaching experience, and the applicant's eligibility for the fellowship; 2) a Curriculum Vitae; and 3) three (3) letters of recommendation. All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon’s employment website. Review of applications will begin January 8, 2024, and will continue until the position is filled. Completed applications received by the January 8th deadline will be guaranteed full consideration.