Employment

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Job Openings

Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Communication

TypeFaculty
DescriptionThe Department of Communication invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor, starting Fall 2016. We seek a communication generalist who can teach existing courses offered by the department, including areas of cross-cultural and political communication, with the ability to develop specialty courses in areas of the candidate’s interest. Further, qualified candidates will participate in the Speaking- and Writing-Across the Curriculum program. Annual teaching schedule is 3 courses per Fall/Winter semester plus 1 course during May term.
QualificationMinimum qualifications include: a Ph.D. in Communication or closely related field by time of appointment; evidence of teaching experience and effectiveness at the undergraduate level; ability to advise and mentor students; active participation in scholarly interests; and the ability to embrace the liberal arts mission of Hanover College.
Apply ToReview of applications begins 15 December 2015 and continues until position is filled. Send application letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness in a single pdf document. Three reference letters should be sent under separate cover: Professor Valerie Young, Chair, Communication Search, c/o Chris Wilcox, wilcox@hanover.edu

Tenure Track Associate or Assistant Professor of Computer Science

TypeFaculty
DescriptionThe oldest private college in Indiana, Hanover College is a challenging and supportive community whose members are dedicated to lifelong inquiry, transformative learning, and meaningful service. The successful applicant for this position will be primarily interested in working with undergraduate students, both computer science majors and non-majors, and providing appropriate challenges and support to aid their education, and will also be expected to maintain an active program of scholarship in his or her field of expertise. The Department of Computer Science invites applications for a tenure track Associate or Assistant Professor. Area of specialization open. Position starts August 2016 with a 3-3-1 annual teaching schedule, including a full range of core and elective CS courses. The successful applicant for this position will be ready to chair the department within a year or two of being hired, will teach 7 course sections per year (approximately half of all the course sections offered annually in computer science), and will serve as faculty advisor for many of our computer science majors. We need a strong leader to chart a course for the future of computer science at Hanover, to set goals for the department, and to lead the department toward achieving those goals.
QualificationPh.D. by time of appointment, evidence of teaching experience and effectiveness at undergraduate level; ability to advise and mentor students; active participation in scholarly interests; and ability to embrace the liberal arts mission of the College.
Apply ToReview of applications begins 11 January 2016 and continues until position is filled. Email application letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, description of research activities, undergraduate and graduate transcripts in a single pdf document to Professor Barbara Wahl, Chair, Computer Science Search, c/o Chris Wilcox, wilcox@hanover.edu In addition please have three letters of reference emailed directly to Professor Wahl c/o Chris Wilcox.

Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Theological Studies

TypeFaculty
DescriptionThe Department of Theological Studies invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position starting August 2016. We seek someone who can teach the introductory courses offered by the department, participate in Writing-Across-the-Curriculum program, and engage contemporary forms and applications of biblical interpretation. The successful candidate will teach introductory courses in biblical studies, as well as courses dealing with contemporary theological interpretations and appropriations of scripture. We are attempting to combine two positions, one in Bible and one in contemporary theology; if the ideal candidate is not found, we will consider applicants with expertise in either of those areas. 3-3-1 annual teaching schedule.
QualificationMinimum qualification of Ph.D.
Apply ToReview of applications begins 1 December 2015 and continues until position is filled. Please email a cover letter, curriculum vitae, 1-page teaching philosophy, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and 2 letters of recommendation in a single PDF document to: Professor Sara Patterson, Chair, Search Committee, c/o Chris Wilcox, wilcox@hanover.edu

Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Organic Chemistry

TypeFaculty
DescriptionThe Department of Chemistry is seeking candidates for a full-time, tenure track position in Organic Chemistry beginning Fall 2016. The primary teaching responsibility is the two semester Organic Chemistry sequence with associated labs. Additional responsibilities include the Introductory Chemistry sequence, and participation in the spring semester Advanced Lab or special topics courses. The Hanover College Chemistry Department is home to 10-15 chemistry graduates annually and also supports the biochemistry program which has an additional 12 graduates annually.
QualificationMinimum qualifications include an earned Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry or closely related field by time of appointment. Ability to teach Organic Chemistry is desirable. The successful candidate will have a commitment to teaching at the undergraduate level at a small liberal arts institution and develop a vibrant research program involving undergraduate students.
Apply ToReview of applications begins January 11, 2016 and continues until position is filled. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, a two page description of proposed research including how it would involve undergraduate students, official transcripts, and the names and contact information for 3 references to: Organic Chemistry Search, c/o Chris Wilcox via email at wilcox@hanover.edu

Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Physical Chemistry

TypeFaculty
DescriptionThe Department of Chemistry is seeking candidates for a full-time, tenure track position in Physical Chemistry beginning Fall 2016. The primary teaching responsibility includes Introductory Chemistry and advanced courses in Physical Chemistry with associated labs. Participation in the spring semester Advanced Lab or special topics courses is also expected. The Hanover College Chemistry Department is home to 10-15 chemistry graduates annually and also supports the biochemistry program which has an additional 12 graduates annually.
QualificationMinimum qualifications include an earned Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry or closely related field by time of appointment. Ability to teach in disciplines outside of Physical Chemistry is desirable. The successful candidate will have a commitment to teaching at the undergraduate level at a small liberal arts institution and develop a vibrant research program involving undergraduate students.
Apply ToReview of applications begins January 11, 2016 and continues until position is filled. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, a two page description of proposed research including how it would involve undergraduate students, official transcripts, and the names and contact information for 3 references to: Physical Chemistry Search, c/o Chris Wilcox via email at wilcox@hanover.edu

Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Education

TypeFaculty
DescriptionThe Department of Education is seeking candidates for a full-time, tenure track position in Education beginning Fall 2016. The qualified candidate will have at least 3 years K-12 teaching experience, preferably at the elementary level. Required expertise includes English/Language Arts content specialist. Preferred additional expertise with English as a Second language learners. Courses to be taught include English/Language arts methods at both the elementary and secondary levels; advanced reading methods for the elementary level, children’s literature, and student teaching supervision.
QualificationPh.D. strongly preferred, ABD considered.
Apply ToReview of applications begins January 11, 2016 and continues until position is filled. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, transcripts, and 3 letters of reference to: Dr. Dustin Bailey c/o Chris Wilcox via email at wilcox@hanover.edu

Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology

TypeFaculty
DescriptionThe Department of Sociology and Anthropology invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology, with possible yearly renewal, to begin August 2016. We seek a candidate who embraces the liberal arts experience through her/his teaching, mentorship, scholarly activity, and service. The department is particularly interested in candidates who complement the program’s commitment to social justice and who work in and/or teach in any of the following subfields: crime, juvenile delinquency, deviance, mental health, medical sociology, and quantitative methods.
QualificationThe Ph.D. in sociology should be in hand by the date of appointment, but ABD candidates will be considered. The teaching load is five courses per year, is 75% of a fulltime appointment and qualifies for benefit eligibility including health insurance.
Apply ToApplications received before 30 January 2016, will receive full consideration for the position. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, evidence of teaching effectiveness, research statement, and transcripts to: Dr. Kathryn Hadley, c/o Chris Wilcox via email at wilcox@hanover.edu Three reference letters should be sent under separate cover to wilcox@hanover.edu

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Benefits

Hanover College provides a generous array of benefits for our employees. The benefit programs are designed to help protect the health and well being of our employees and their family members. Our benefit package offers many choices to allow the employee the flexibility to design and select the package that best meets the employee's and their family's need.

Hanover College offers a choice of two Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) plans which include vision and prescription drug coverage. Employees may choose to elect dental coverage. Basic life insurance and basic long-term disability are provided by the College. In addition, our employees may choose to participate in competitively priced supplemental life and supplemental dependent life programs.

Hanover College will contribute 4% of gross salary to the retirement investments selected by the employee. After five years of employment, the College's contribution to an employee's retirement annuity increases to 8% of gross salary. The plan provides the opportunity to save for retirement on a pre-tax basis through payroll deductions with an array of investment choices.

The College also offers generous paid vacation and holidays, plus a comprehensive program for military leave and personal leave.

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