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Job Openings

Tenure Track Associate or Assistant Professor of Computer Science

DescriptionThe Department of Computer Science at Hanover College invites applications for a tenure track Associate or Assistant Professor. Area of specialization open. Position starts August 2017 with a 3-3-1 annual teaching schedule, including a full range of core and elective CS courses. Typical class sizes in Computer Science are currently 20 for introductory courses and 10 to 15 for advanced courses. We have about 25 current majors with various interests including software development, information technology, and graduate study. Current curricular initiatives at the College include the introduction of an Engineering program in Fall 2017, including a Computer Engineering concentration in which the CS Department will be involved.
QualificationA Ph.D. in Computer Science is strongly preferred, but related areas will also be considered. Minimum qualifications include the following: Ph.D. by time of appointment; evidence of teaching experience and effectiveness at the undergraduate level; interest in advising and mentoring undergraduate students; active participation in scholarly interests; and ability to embrace the liberal arts mission of the College. The successful candidate will be committed to working closely with colleagues in the CS Department and beyond as he/she leads the Computer Science program into the future.
Apply ToReview of applications begins October 8, 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 Biology

DescriptionThe Biology Department at Hanover College invites applications for a tenure track position for a cell biologist to start August 2017.(S)he will teach cell biology (upper-level), microbiology, introductory sequence courses for majors and non-majors, and an upper-level course of his/her choosing based on specialization (e.g., immunology, virology, parasitology). Additionally, applicants are expected to academically advise and mentor students. Currently, the Biology department is comprised of four individuals who hold expertise as a geneticist/developmental biologist, a plant ecologist, zoologist/animal behaviorist, and entomologist/systematist. The successful candidate will join one of the most rigorous and successful academic departments on campus. The College’s Natural Sciences Division is located in the award-winning Science Center, constructed in 2000. The cell biologist will have private office and laboratory space in the building. The Biology Department is outfitted with necessary equipment to perform basic and advanced studies with students, including cell culture (plate reader; shaking incubator; CO2 incubator; biosafety hoods; laminar flow hoods; and stereo, compound, fluorescent, and inverted microscopes). Additional available equipment includes a new -80°C freezer, nanodrop spectrophotometer, gel documentation apparatus, micropipettes, and western blot apparatuses. The candidate will have access to multiple funding opportunities including, but not limited to, the Indiana Academy of Science and grants provided by the College’s Faculty Development Committee. Additional funds are available for summer student research programs. One of Hanover’s greatest assets is its proximity to Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge and Clifty Falls State Park—both of which offer opportunities for collaborative research. The campus itself includes over 600 acres (fields and forests of various ages) and a well maintained series of hiking trails. Hanover College has been ranked among the top 20 most beautiful campuses in the United States.
QualificationCandidates with a Ph.D. and teaching experience are preferred, but A.B.D. will be considered. The successful candidate will ideally have expertise in eukaryotic cell biology.The applicant should demonstrate the potential to develop a research program at Hanover College that is inclusive of undergraduates in a liberal arts environment.
Apply ToReview of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled. To apply, email the following to Professor Brian Gall, Chair, Biology Search, c/o Chris Wilcox, wilcox@hanover.edu. Please include a cover letter summarizing your interest in the position, how you plan to contribute to the Biology Department at Hanover College, and why it is a good choice for you. A curriculum vitae. A teaching philosophy statement of your research statement including how you will establish long-term, student-oriented research at Hanover College. Undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial are acceptable during the application phase). Three letters of reference (submitted by individuals providing the reference).

Associate Director of Individual Philanthropy

DescriptionThe Associate Director of Individual Philanthropy provides assistance in the College’s major gifts and planned giving efforts. He/she assists in major gifts efforts to increase revenue, enhance and grow the donor base. He/she is responsible for meeting annual major gifts/planned giving goals of the College. He/she assists in ensuring that all the college’s constituencies: students, alumni, parents, employees, retirees, and friends are cultivated, solicited, and recognized.
QualificationBachelor’s degree or equivalent experience. Background in college advancement, private college administration and/or relational sales. The ability to work with people, good writing and public speaking skills, excellent organizational ability and strong computer skills.
Apply ToSubmit a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references to hr@hanover.edu

Assistant Director of Alumni Relations

DescriptionThe Assistant Director supports the Director of Alumni Relations to develop and implement strategies, which will support fundraising and engagement goals. This individual will develop and implement strategies to engage students in philanthropy and alumni-related activities. S/he will act as a liaison with departments across the campus, such as Student Life and Admissions, with the goal of educating students about the importance of philanthropy. S/he is focused upon increasing alumni and student goodwill towards their alma mater as measured by participation levels in annual giving and the Senior Class Gift.
QualificationA bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.A minimum of two years of experience working in Student Life, Alumni Relations, Development and/or Admissions. A minimum of three years of experience planning events and/or activities for students and/or alumni. Familiarity with databases. Effective communication, planning and time management skills. Knowledge of social media platforms, such as Facebook.
Apply ToSubmit a letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three professional references to hr@hanover.edu

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Holiday Schedule

Wednesday, November 23, 2016
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New Year’s
Monday, January 2, 2017

Winter Break
Friday, March 3, 2016

Spring Break
Friday, April 28, 2017

Memorial Day
Monday, May 29, 2017

Independence Day
Tuesday, July 4, 2017


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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