Open Positions – Faculty

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Open Positions – Faculty2019-06-07T15:59:34+00:00

FACULTY POSITIONS

Faculty appointments begin in August, 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.

faculty openings

Open Positions

Instructor of Chemistry (Non-Tenure Track)

Posted 5/13/19
Ferrum College is seeking a gifted individual to teach introductory-level chemistry and physical science courses for a 9-month appointment. The appointment will be initially for one year-extension for additional years is possible. A Master’s degree in chemistry and teaching experience required; a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate teaching also required.

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

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue on a rolling basis until the position is filled. A background check will be required.

Ferrum College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages qualified candidates from all demographic groups to apply.

Asst/Assoc Professor - Criminal Justice/Crime Scene Investigation

Posted 3/29/19
The School of Social Sciences and Professional Studies at Ferrum College invites applications and nominations for a tenure track faculty member at the assistant or associate professor rank in our M.S. Crime Scene Investigation Program. The successful candidate will join a dynamic team of faculty as the Criminal Justice Program works towards launching the first graduate degrees at Ferrum College. We are excited to identify a dynamic and innovative candidate to launch this new online degree program. The successful candidate will be expected to have a PhD in Criminal Justice or a closely related field.

Responsibilities:
TEACHING: The successful candidate will teach courses lecture and laboratory courses in the discipline of Physical Evidence, as well as other core courses in the undergraduate and graduate curriculum. A demonstrated record of college on-line teaching experience is highly desirable. SCHOLARSHIP: A successful candidate will provide evidence of scholarship, publication, and/or presentation activity through appropriate professional venues and involvement in scholarly projects with faculty and students. All candidates must provide evidence of ability to teach effectively at the undergraduate level and possess a commitment to a robust liberal arts education. SERVICE: Our faculty fully participate in leadership activities and fulfill leadership roles at the College-wide, School, Program, and disciplinary level.

Required Qualifications:
• Candidates must have a Doctorate in Criminal Justice or a closely related field.
• Demonstrated experience teaching online courses.
• Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment.

Preferred Qualifications:
Prior college-level teaching experience in an on-line media is strongly preferred, and appointment rank will be commensurate with experience.

Application process:
A comprehensive review of application materials will begin immediately; unless noted otherwise in the description below, the position will remain open until filled. Ferrum College offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including medical, dental, life, STD/LTD insurances, paid holidays, and a 403(b) retirement plan. Interested applicants should submit the following:

● A letter of application
● A curriculum vitae
● Evidence of teaching
● A statement of teaching philosophy
● Sample syllabi for one lower division survey course and one upper division course
● Evidence of scholarship and research
● Copies of graduate transcripts
● Three (3) recent letters of recommendation addressing teaching effectiveness

Completed applications may be submitted to: Office of Human Resources, Ferrum College, P.O. Box 1000, Ferrum, VA 24088

Electronic submissions (PDF or Word file attachments) may be emailed to resumes@ferrum.edu

Adjunct Instructor of English

Posted: 3/4/19

Ferrum College seeks applications for the position of adjunct English Instructor to teach Freshmen Composition classes on for the 2019 fall semester. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to undergraduate education, have at least a Master’s degree in English or related humanities field with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in English courses, and enjoy teaching and working closely with students. Undergraduate teaching experience preferred. Complete email applications including curriculum vitae, copies of graduate transcripts, and contact information for at least three references should be sent as PDF or Word file attachments to resumes@ferrum.edu. Background check required. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled

Nursing Faculty

Posted: 11/27/18

NURSING FACULTY

 Ferrum College seeks a full-time teaching and clinical faculty for baccalaureate nursing program. The successful candidate must have a strong commitment to teaching and/or supervising clinical experiences for undergraduate, pre-licensure nursing students.

 Qualifications:

MSN required, PhD or DNP preferred.

●       Current active and unrestricted Registered Nursing (RN) licensure in the state of Virginia or multistate licensure privilege

●       At least 2 years direct client care experience as an RN

●       Evidence of experience in the licensed specialty area

●       Prior experience in nursing education including nursing simulation preferred

 

Responsibilities:

Provide high quality nursing instruction in classroom and clinical settings grounded in the liberal arts. Applicants must have a strong commitment to teaching and/or supervising clinical experiences for undergraduate, pre-licensure nursing students in areas including nursing fundamentals; adult and geriatric nursing; mother-baby-pediatric nursing; community nursing; psychiatric mental health nursing; evidence-based practice; nurse leadership and management; and simulation lab and skills learning. Successful candidates will participate in advising, program responsibilities, and collaboration across the college as well as commit to mentoring nursing students to practice nursing in a model of high-quality, safe, patient-centered care.

Inquiries:

1) Letter of application

2) Current CV

3) Transcripts (unofficial acceptable)

4) Telephone and contact information for 3 references –or- Three letters of reference

Ferrum College offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including medical, dental, life, STD/LTD insurances, paid holidays, and a 403(b) retirement plan.

Completed applications may be submitted to:

Office of Human Resources

Ferrum College

P.O. Box 1000

Ferrum, VA 24088

Electronic submissions (PDF or Word file attachments) may be emailed to resumes@ferrum.edu. Please Note: A background check is required.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.