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 Clinical Psychology

The Department of Psychology at Lebanon Valley College invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of Clinical Psychology position starting August 2018. Instructional responsibilities will involve teaching undergraduate courses in the Psychology major, including foundation courses (e.g., Introductory, Statistics, Methods) and Clinical classes (both broadly-focused and within one’s specialty area). 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 Clinical Psychology . Review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 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.

 

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice

The Lebanon Valley College Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice invites applications for the position of assistant professor of Criminal Justice.  This is a full-time, tenure track position beginning in August 2018, with a 4/4 teaching load. Teaching responsibilities include courses in Criminology and Criminal Justice and courses that put focus on issues of re-entry; and a First Year Experience course on a topic of choice. An open area of specialization is also invited.  Candidates should have an excellent record of teaching; a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice 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 Criminal Justice.  For best consideration, all application materials should be submitted before December 15, 2017.

 

 

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.

  

Assistant Professor of Mathematical Sciences

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at Lebanon Valley College invites applications for a tenure-track position beginning August 2018 at the assistant professor level. Candidates should possess a Ph.D. in mathematics or a related field by August 2018. Responsibilities include teaching four 3-credit courses per semester, continuing scholarly activity (broadly defined), and general participation in the activities of the department and the College. The department has a history and culture of math faculty developing new expertise on the job; producing strong undergraduate programs in several areas. Of particular interest are candidates who can teach an introductory programming class as part of their teaching load and have interest in developing skill in computer or data science.
With more than 170 majors and eight full-time faculty, the department is one of the largest on campus, with successful programs in mathematics, actuarial science, analytical finance, and computer & data science. The department also plays a significant role in support of general education and works closely with students outside the classroom. The successful candidate will be flexible, intellectually omnivorous, and eager to  participate in varied roles.
More information about the department can be found here http://www.lvc.edu/academics/programs-of-study/mathematics-program/department-of-mathematical-sciences/
To apply, please submit a cover letter that addresses experience aligning with the position description, a CV, teaching statement, and three letters of reference, two of which address teaching to https://lvc.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=32. To ensure full consideration, please submit all materials by November 26, 2017. Interviews will be conducted in San Diego at the Joint Meetings.