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Assistant Professor of English

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The Department of English at Vincennes University is seeking applicants to fill the position of Assistant Professor of English and ESL. Applicants must have a minimum of a Master’s degree in English or Rhetoric and Composition with a TESL emphasis, a TESL certificate, or equivalent; consideration will be given to candidates with degrees in English-related fields, such as English Education. Experience teaching college-level and developmental composition is preferred. Preference will be given to candidates with three years’ experience teaching ESL. Salary range $39,000-42,000.

Vincennes University offers associate and some baccalaureate degrees. The primary responsibility of VU faculty is instruction. The full-time load is 15 hours (five courses) per semester, along with academic advising. Primary responsibilities include teaching college-level and developmental composition and ESL, service on departmental and university-wide committees, departmental and university-wide assessment, academic advising, and other university service. Faculty must be able to work closely with a diverse student body of various levels of college preparation. Applicants should be student-centered and willing to help students learn both inside and outside the classroom. The successful candidate must be willing to cooperate with department and University personnel to assess and improve learning, with a commitment to enhance department goals and the University mission.

Interested persons should submit a letter of application, a brief philosophy of education, college transcripts, and resume with the names and contact information for three references to:

Vincennes University Office of Human Resources 1002 North First Street Vincennes, IN 47591

Deadline for first consideration is October 25, 2014. Interviews may be held concurrently with the advertising period.

Vincennes University is committed to diversity in the college community.

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Faculty in MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

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The College of Science and Mathematics at Vincennes University is seeking applicants to fill a faculty position in Mechanical Engineering. This is a full time, non-tenure track, nine-month position with benefits, reporting to the Chair of the Physics & Engineering Department.

Job Requirements/Experience:

• Candidates should have the interest and expertise to teach a variety of mechanical engineering, physics, and mathematics courses such as Structures, Thermodynamics, Engineering Graphics, Statics, and Dynamics, (ranging from developmental and technical, to college entry level and intermediate level) in an open access college setting.

• Minimum qualification is a Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or a Master’s Degree and 18 graduate hours in mechanical engineering.

• Knowledge of assessment and data-driven decision making.

Skills/Abilities:

The successful candidate must:

• Be able to incorporate a variety of teaching strategies and technologies in the classroom.

• Be able to encourage and assist new students to develop skills and confidence.

• Be able to provide a challenging environment for the highly skilled student.

• Possess excellent interpersonal skills.

• Participate in activities for recruiting and retaining students.

Primary responsibilities:

• Teach undergraduate, developmental, and technical courses in engineering, physics, and mathematics.

• Serve as an academic advisor, and participate in related student success activities.

• Participate in recruitment and retention initiatives and activities.

• Participate in the development and implementation of assessment, including learning outcomes, at the course, program, college, and university levels.

• Participate in research and service, including serving on departmental, college, and university committees.

Vincennes University is committed to diversity in the college community.

Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, copy of transcripts, teaching philosophy and contact information for three references to Vincennes University, Human Resources, 1002 North First Street, Vincennes, IN 47591 or email to jobs@vinu.edu. Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. Interviews may be held concurrently with the advertising period. Deadline for first consideration is April 15, 2014.

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