Morehouse College is an independent four-year fully accredited historically black liberal arts college for men located in Atlanta, Georgia, the cultural and economic center of the South. The 55-acre campus forms part of the Atlanta University Center (AUC), the largest private educational complex with a predominantly African-American enrollment in the world.
Position: Assistant Professor—English (Rhetoric and Composition)
English: Morehouse College seeks applications for a full-time, non-tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of English, beginning August 2013. Requirement: Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition. Candidates with a Ph.D. in English and demonstrated experience teaching English Composition, Developmental Writing, and Technical Writing may also apply. Applicants are expected to teach English Composition, to demonstrate interest in writing program administration, and to participate in college and department committee work and service. Scholarship is an on-going requisite. Candidates with leadership abilities and college-level teaching experience are preferred.
Applicants should submit a letter of application that details their teaching philosophy, scholarship, and suitability to meet the requirements of the position. Included in the application package should be curriculum vitae with references, three letters of recommendation, and official transcripts of undergraduate and graduate education.
Send application materials to Dr. Consuella Bennett, Search Committee Chair, Department of English, Morehouse College, 830 Westview Dr., S.W., Atlanta, Georgia 30314-3773. The review of candidates will begin by March 31, 2013.
Morehouse College is an independent four-year fully accredited Historically Black liberal arts college for men. For additional information, please visit our web site at www.morehouse.edu. Morehouse is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.
Position: Assistant Professor of Speech
Morehouse College seeks applications for a full-time, tenure-track position as assistant professor of speech in the Department of English, beginning August 2013. Qualifications include a Ph.D. in Speech Communication and college teaching experience. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses that include Professional Communication, Group and Team Communication, and Intercultural Communication. Additionally, the candidate will be expected to serve on departmental committees.
To guarantee consideration, application materials must be postmarked by April 30, 2013. Candidates should send a letter of application that addresses their teaching philosophy, scholarship activity, and professional strengths relative to the requirements of the position cited above. The application package should also include current curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a list of references, and official college transcripts of graduate and undergraduate education.
Send all application materials to Dr. Consuella Bennett, Search Committee Chair, Department of English, Morehouse College, 830 Westview Drive, SW, Atlanta, GA 30314-3773.
Department of Kinesiology, Sport Studies, and Physical Education
The Department invites applications for a non-tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to commence by August 2013. Responsibilities: The primary responsibility will be the teaching of undergraduate courses identified as History and Principles of HPED, Organization and Administration HPED, Tests and Measurements in HPED, Mechanical Analysis, Adapted Physical Education, and selected Physical Activity Classes (http://morehouse.edu/academics/health/curriculum.html). Other responsibilities include student advisement, working with Major’s club, working on departmental committees and other assignments as identified by the Chair.
QUALIFICATIONS: An earned doctorate in the area of Kinesiology, Physical Education, Health Education or a related area. Prior teaching experience K-12 or college/university level and documented evidence of scholarly activity and grantsmanship preferred.
EFFECTIVE DATE OF APPOINTMENT: August 2013.
SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications.
APPLICATION: Send the following to Dr. Claude P. Hutto Sr. (firstname.lastname@example.org):
- A letter of application (including information on teaching and research experience).
- Morehouse College Job Application: https://www.morehouse.edu/administration/finance/hr/forms.html
- Curriculum vitae
- Official transcripts (graduate and undergraduate)
- Three (3) current professional letters of recommendation
Provost and Senior Vice President for
Morehouse College is seeking a distinguished teacher, scholar and administrator for the position of Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs. The Provost has overall responsibility for all matters related to the quality of the academic program encompassing student learning, faculty, curricula, research, and special academic programs. The Provost and Senior Vice President will work closely with the President and Board of Trustees to ensure that the programs and operations of the College advance the College’s mission, academic goals and priorities. The Provost will consult, provide leadership and work collaboratively with faculty, students and administrators to advance the mission of the College to develop men with disciplined minds who will lead lives of leadership and service.
Founded in 1867 and located in Atlanta, Georgia, Morehouse College is a world renowned institution of higher learning for predominantly African American men dedicated to teaching, scholarship, service, and the continuing search for truth as a liberating force. The College continues its long and unique history of delivering an exceptional educational experience for the intellectual, moral and social needs of students representing forty states and fourteen countries. The College offers instructional programs in three divisions: business and economics; humanities and social sciences; and science and mathematics. Morehouse challenges itself to be among the finest liberal arts institutions in the world.
The ideal candidate should possess the following professional qualifications for the position of Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs:
- Demonstrated record of leadership and innovation in faculty development, student-centered learning, curriculum development, instructional technology and grants development. This record should reflect a vision to cultivate and lead in the promotion of excellence in all academic programs.
- Record of exemplary academic accomplishment and scholarship. The candidate should possess a Ph.D. with a successful record of peer reviewed research in his/her field.
- Minimum of seven years of experience as a senior academic administrator (division or school dean, associate academic vice president, or chair of a large department).
- Have a demonstrated record of building relationships with academic funding agencies and other external funding sources.
- Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external constituencies and possess superior interpersonal communication skills for the articulation and advocacy of the College’s mission and educational programs.
- Record of leadership regarding strategic planning, budgetary and fiduciary accountability.
- Reflect a commitment to personal and academic integrity and to the higher education of young males.
- Exhibit a global perspective, entrepreneurial spirit and enthusiasm for the future of higher education.
Procedure for Candidacy
The application should include a current curriculum vitae and a letter of interest addressing how the candidate’s qualifications and experiences match the position requirements. Names, addresses and phone numbers of three references should be included in the application.
The three separate reference letters can be either mailed directly by the recommender or emailed with the recommender’s electronic signature. All materials should be received by April 3, 2013. A confidential review of all applications will continue until an appointment is made. Applications should be sent to:
Dr. John W. Handy
Chair, Search Committee for Provost
830 Westview Drive, S.W.
Atlanta GA 30314
Letters of reference can be electronically mailed to:email@example.com
Morehouse prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, sex, age, religion, physical disability or national origin in any employment or in any application for employment.
Department of Political Science
The Department of Political Science at Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA is seeking applications for the position of Department Chair. A Ph.D. in Political Science is required. The Department welcomes applications from candidates who are trained broadly in the area of American politics. Also, qualified candidates must have strong leadership and management skills, along with a record of distinguished teaching, research and service that will support an appointment at the rank of full professor or advanced associate professor.
Qualifications: The successful candidate should be able to develop and teach courses in American national government (e.g., the Presidency, Congress, Political Parties and Elections, Media and Politics) and/or public law (e.g., Constitutional Law, Civil Liberties, Race and Law), as well as research methodology. The candidate must show evidence of professional and scholarly activity, potential for future growth, and a strong commitment to service in keeping with Morehouse College standards. The Department is especially interested in candidates with experience in effective academic administration and a leadership style that emphasizes collaboration among department and institutional stakeholders to develop and implement initiatives that reflect cutting edge pedagogy, boost student recruitment, and spur departmental growth. Candidates also must have fundraising experience and a strong commitment to the development of college-wide interdisciplinary initiatives. For additional information about the Department, please visit http://www.morehouse.edu/academics/polsci/
Appointment/Start Date: August 1, 2013
Application Deadline: Applications must be received by March 15, 2013
Application Process: Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, three letters of reference, a writing sample, and evidence of teaching effectiveness (course syllabi, teaching evaluations, etc.).
Please send all application materials to:
Professor Ebenezer Aka, Interim Chair, Department of Political Science
Wheeler Hall 319
830 Westview Drive, SW, Atlanta, GA 30314-3773
Application materials may also be submitted electronically to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Department of Modern Foreign Languages
Morehouse College is now accepting applications for the position, Chair of the Department of Modern Foreign Languages in the Division of Humanities and Social Sciences. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Spanish from an appropriately accredited institution. Qualified candidates also must have strong leadership and management skills, along with a record of distinguished teaching, research and service that will support an appointment as a Professor or Associate Professor of Hispanic Language and Literature. Experience abroad and a scholarly interest in the African Diaspora will enhance a candidate’s qualifications. The tenure-track position will begin August 1, 2013.
The successful candidate must have experience specifically in effective academic administration and a leadership style that emphasizes collaboration among department and institutional stakeholders in order to develop and implement policies and initiatives that reflect cutting edge practices in the teaching of world languages. Candidates also must have a strong commitment to the development of college-wide interdisciplinary initiatives. A background in successful grant writing and stewardship is preferred.
he Department offers major and minor concentrations in French and Spanish. German is offered up to the intermediate level. The Department also offers its own summer study abroad programs in French and Spanish and encourages students to participate in semester and year-long study abroad programs.
Please send a letter of application, curriculum vita, official transcript, and three letters of recommendation to:
Dr. Joseph Agee
Department of Modern Foreign Languages
830 Westview Dr., SW
Atlanta, GA 30314
Applications can also be sent electronically to: email@example.com
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. For full consideration, completed applications should be submitted by March 15, 2013.
Visiting Professor in Psychology
MOREHOUSE COLLEGE, ATLANTA, GEORGIA. The Department of Psychology invites applications for a one-year, Visiting Professor position within the Department of Psychology in the Division of Science and Mathematics. The specialty area for this position is open, and the one-year appointment has the possibility of extension to two years. Applicants should have experience teaching in their specialty area, and be able to teach courses in higher-level Research Methods and Statistics. Responsibilities of the Visiting Professor include teaching basic and specialized undergraduate courses, student advising, and supervision of student research. Pursuit of one’s own program of research is possible, but priority of responsibility is expected to be in teaching and in the presentation of at least one specialized, Campus-wide lecture per semester. Candidates for the position must have a doctoral degree, and are expected to show evidence of excellence in teaching and research. Applicants should submit a letter of interest, stated teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, reprint of selected research publications, graduate school transcripts, and at least three letters of recommendation to: David Wall Rice, Ph.D., Search Committee Chair, Department of Psychology, Morehouse College, 830 Westview Drive, SW, Atlanta, GA 30314. Applications must be received by March 4, 2013. Start date: August 2013. Morehouse College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Morehouse College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants or employees based on age, race, color, religion, or national origin.