Employment - Faculty



Faculty appointments begin on August 15, 2015, except where noted otherwise. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will remain open until filled, unless noted otherwise in the description below.  All candidates must provide evidence of ability to teach effectively at the undergraduate level and have a commitment to liberal arts education. Ferrum College offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life, STD/LTD insurances, paid holidays, personal and sick leave and vacation; and a 403(b) retirement plan. A letter of application including curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching, a statement of teaching philosophy, and evidence of scholarship and research, copies of graduate transcripts,and at least three recent letters of recommendation should be sent to Human Resources, Ferrum College, P.O. Box 1000, Ferrum, VA 24088 or complete email applications can be sent as PDF or Word file attachments to resumes@ferrum.edu.

Background check required.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer. 

Ferrum College Employment Application


Assistant or Associate Professor in Mathematics

Posted:  12/02/16

Ferrum College is seeking applications for a 9 month tenure-track, faculty position in Mathematics at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor starting August 15, 2017. The successful applicant will be required to teach courses from the full range of undergraduate math courses such as: intermediate algebra, finite mathematics, introductory statistics, and pre-calculus.  The teaching load is 12 credits (normally four classes) per semester and the majority of the teaching load will be in the service courses listed above.  A specialty area that complements inter-disciplinary study within the college (e.g. biostatistics, actuarial science) would be an advantage.  In order of importance, the successful applicant will be expected to be a dedicated teacher, engage in campus and local service, and maintain an active research program.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Mathematics or math Education preferred.  Candidates with a Master’s degree in Math and a Ph.D. in a math-intensive area will also be considered.  Undergraduate teaching experience is preferred.  ABD applicants will be considered if the Ph.D. will be conferred by August 2017.

To apply for this position, submit cover letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of scholarship interests, graduate transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable at time of application) and three letters of reference by email to resumes@ferrum.edu.

Review of applications will begin January 6th and continue until the position is filled.  Background check will be required.

Ferrum College is an equal opportunity provider and employer and encourages qualified candidates from all group demographics to apply.


History - Assistant Professor

Posted:  10/14/16

Ferrum College is accepting applications for a tenure-track, full-time Assistant Professor of American History to begin fall 2017, chronological and geographic focus open. We seek a broadly trained U.S. historian to teach survey courses over the range of American History, as well as upper division courses for history and social studies majors.  Preference will be given to candidates who envision US history in a broader global context, as well as those who have additional foci in Appalachian history, African-American history, Latin American History, or Russia/The Soviet Union/Eurasia.  PhD by August, 2017.  4/4 teaching load, with optional experiential May term.

To apply, send application letter, CV, statement of teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts, and sample syllabi for one lower-division survey and one upper division class to: Human Resources, Ferrum College, P.O. Box 1000, Ferrum, VA 24088; or complete email applications can be sent as PDF or Word file attachments to resumes@ferrum.edu.  Application deadline is December 30, 2016.  Candidates selected for phone interviews will be asked to provide letters of recommendation from three references. Background check required.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.