Kenyon College, a highly selective, nationally ranked liberal arts college in central Ohio, invites applications for a full-time one year Visiting Assistant Professor beginning in July 2016. Candidates with demonstrated excellence in teaching introductory and/or advanced research methods will be preferred. Area of specialty is open. However preference will be given to candidates who can teach intermediate level courses in an area that compliments the department's course offerings.
Interest in mentoring undergraduate research will be viewed as an asset. The standard teaching expectation is 5 courses per year.
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; and 4) 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
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
Compensation and Benefits
Salaries at Kenyon are competitive and are commensurate with experience. There are a number of faculty development opportunities (e.g. travel, research funds, etc.) for which appointees are eligible.
In addition to an attractive salary, Kenyon offers benefits for employees and their family members. Children of employees are eligible for 100% tuition waivers at Kenyon, and through the Great Lakes Colleges Association, children of employees are eligible for 85% tuition waivers at fifteen other of the nation's finest liberal arts colleges.
We also offer health and dental insurance, TIAA/CREF retirement, and many other benefits, including provisions for a spouse, families, and domestic partners. Details about benefits as well as conditions of employment are described more fully in our Faculty Handbook.
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Kenyon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the College's policy to evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, physical and/or mental disability, age, religion, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by institutional policy or state, local, or federal law.