Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities

The Department of Music at Lebanon Valley College seeks a director of choral activities, a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor.  The successful candidate will direct LVC’s choral program (three curricular choirs, including an unauditioned college choir, a concert choir, and a chamber choir) and teach Choral Literature and Methods, Principals of Conducting, and Advanced Choral Conducting. This position may also include teaching a first-year music education course, Foundations of Music Education. Qualifications include a master’s degree in music (doctorate preferred); experience teaching undergraduate music students; ability to effectively rehearse choirs; and the ability to plan and successfully execute choir tours, events, and concerts. LVC's robust choral program includes outreach performances in local school districts and communities, on-campus festivals, and annual tours. Preferred qualities include expertise with digital pedagogical tools and experience with state certification processes for educators. 
 
For best consideration, please submit a cover letter addressing general qualifications for the position, a curriculum vitae,  three letters of recommendation,  unofficial transcripts, evidence of successful teaching experience, evidence of effective choral ensemble leadership, and samples of course materials or publications to Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities.  Other materials may be requested of finalists for the position (e.g., official transcripts, portfolio, recordings, and so forth).  Lebanon Valley College has a commitment to excellence through its employment practices and welcomes applications from candidates with exceptional qualifications,  particularly those with demonstrable commitments to a more inclusive society and world. The review of application materials will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.

 

Assistant Professor of Speech Language Pathology

The newly created Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Lebanon Valley College is seeking a qualified applicant for a full time 12-month tenure track faculty position to begin in the fall of 2018 at the rank of assistant professor.  We seek forward thinking individuals who can successfully engage our students in the classroom with a strong commitment to current research and evidence based practice. We accepted our first students into the undergraduate program in the fall of 2017 and are seeking accreditation through the Council on Academic Accreditation( CAA). 
 
Candidates must have PhD or EdD in Communication Sciences and Disorders with a Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech-Language Pathology (CCC/SLP). The ideal candidate will have expertise in one or more of the following areas: Motor Speech Disorders,  Cleft and Craniofacial Disorders, Augmentative and Alternative Communication, and/or Neurocognitive Disorders.  This position will include teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses,  as well as clinical supervision.
 
Application materials should be submitted through Assistant Professor of Speech Language Pathology and must include: a cover letter addressing teaching and clinical supervision experience appropriate for supporting both undergraduate and graduate students; familiarity with ASHA standards, policies and procedures; evidence of a commitment to inclusion and educational excellence; a CV (including current email address and phone number); three current letters of recommendation; and a copy of a transcript from institution awarding highest degree. The review of application materials will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled.

 

Assistant Professor of Economics

The Department of Business and Economics at Lebanon Valley College invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Economics beginning August 2018.  This full-time, three-year, renewable term position (with the potential for conversion to tenure track) requires a Ph.D. in Economics (consideration will be given to ABD candidates with anticipated completion date for PhD within a year of joining).  The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses at the introductory level as well as upper-level electives. Preference will be given to candidates who can teach upper-level electives in finance/behavioral concentration such as corporate finance, money and banking, behavioral finance etc. The successful candidate will also be expected to establish an undergraduate research program.  Candidates with experience in innovative teaching pedagogies and learning technologies are encouraged to apply.  Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, description of research plans, three confidential letters of reference, and unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts through Assistant Professor of Economics.
Review of materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Interviews will be conducted at the ASSA annual meeting in Philadelphia in January 2018.

 

Assistant Professor of Neuroscience

The Department of Psychology at Lebanon Valley College invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of Neuroscience position starting August 2018. Instructional responsibilities will involve teaching undergraduate courses in both the Neuroscience and Psychology majors. Applicants should have a strong commitment to student engagement and quality teaching as a primary focus across a normal instructional load of 12 credits per semester, and must be able to balance that with participation in faculty governance, service to the College, and an ability to supervise undergraduate research projects. Preference will be given to candidates who have earned a Ph.D. prior to the start date.

The Department’s approach to education is framed around facilitating students’ growth as evidence-based reasoners built on developing skills to (1) acquire knowledge, (2) assemble information to form conclusions, (3) analyze data, (4) apply what they’ve learned to the real world, and (5) articulate their insights in oral and written form. 

Applicants must submit a statement of teaching philosophy (that includes addressing evidence of fostering active student engagement, aligned with the Department’s approach), as well as a letter of application, curriculum vitae, summary of teaching evaluations (if available), and three letters of recommendation (along with complete contact information for each referee) to Assistant Professor of Neuroscience . Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please visit www.lvc.edu/psychology/ and www.lvc.edu/neuroscience/ for more information about the department.

 

Assistant Professor of Psychology

The Department of Psychology at Lebanon Valley College invites applications, for individuals with expertise in psychopathology, for a tenure-track assistant professor of Psychology position ideally starting August 2018 or January 2019. Instructional responsibilities will involve teaching undergraduate foundational courses in the Psychology major (e.g., Introductory Psychology) and courses related to psychopathology (e.g., Abnormal Behavior, and any focused on one’s specific interests). Applicants should have a strong commitment to student engagement and quality teaching as a primary focus across a normal instructional load of 12 credits per semester, and must be able to balance that with participation in faculty governance, service to the College, and an ability to supervise undergraduate research projects. Preference will be given to candidates who have earned a Ph.D. prior to the start date.

The Department’s approach to education is framed around facilitating students’ growth in evidence-based reasoning built on developing skills to (1) acquire knowledge, (2) assemble information to form conclusions, (3) analyze data, (4) apply what they’ve learned to the real world, and (5) articulate their insights in oral and written form.

Applicants must submit a teaching philosophy (that includes a succinct statement of how this philosophy aligns with the Department’s approach to education), as well as a letter of application, curriculum vitae, summary of teaching evaluations (if available), and three letters of recommendation (along with complete contact information for each referee) to Assistant Professor of Psychology . For best consideration, all application materials should be submitted before March 1,2018. Please visit www.lvc.edu/psychology/ for more information about the department.

 

Assistant Professor of Physics

The Department of Physics at Lebanon Valley College invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Physics beginning August 2018.  This full-time, three-year, renewable term position (with the potential for conversion to tenure track) requires a Ph.D. in physics or a related field.  The successful candidate will be expected to develop an upper-division elective course in physics, while also contributing to courses at the introductory level.  The successful candidate will also be expected to establish an undergraduate research program, preferably in an area of experimental physics.  Opportunities also exist for engaging in our vital liberal arts curriculum.
Candidates with experience in innovative teaching pedagogies and learning technologies are encouraged to apply.  Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, description of research plans, three confidential letters of reference, and unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/47497. Review of materials will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

 

Assistant Professor of Sociology

The Lebanon Valley College Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice invites applications for the position of assistant professor of Sociology.  This is a full-time, non-tenure track, 3 year renewable position beginning in August 2018, with a three/four teaching load. Teaching responsibilities include Classical and Contemporary Theory, Research Methods, Medical Sociology, and Inequality.  The Inequality course is a senior seminar taught in a service learning format. Candidates should have an excellent record of teaching; a Ph.D. in Sociology or a closely related field (ABD’s will be considered but the doctorate must be completed before starting date); a demonstrated ability to teach at the undergraduate level; and the ability to work with diverse populations on a campus committed to inclusive excellence. As part of a successful interview process, candidates will be expected to provide a demonstration of teaching effectiveness. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabus, and contact information for three professional references through Assistant Professor of Sociology.  Applications will be reviewed immediately, position open until filled.

 

Visiting Professor of Education

The Lebanon Valley College Department of Education invites applications for a one year visiting professor position with an opportunity to explore a 3 year renewable contract beginning August 2017.  Qualifications include private or public school experience in special education, K-8. Master’s Degree required, PhD. Or Ed.D preferred.  Responsibilities include teaching courses in special education and supervising student teachers along with departmental responsibilities.  Additional expertise in one or more of the following areas is preferred: early childhood/special education, behavior, assessment, intensive language instruction, and the special education process.  The successful candidate will be expected to provide service to the college, department and professional discipline.  Lebanon Valley College’s Education Department is one of the larger departments on campus and has a long established reputation for producing quality educators that go on to make great contributions to the education field.   Send cover letter, vitae, teaching philosophy statement and three recent letters of recommendation, including telephone numbers of the recommending parties to Visiting Professor of Education.  Applications will be reviewed immediately, position open until filled.  Salary is commensurate with educational credentials, licenses, certification and experience.