Open Positions – Faculty

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Open Positions – Faculty2021-10-13T13:03:50+00:00

The human resources department is located at 109 Ferrum Mountain Road.

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

Adjunct Instructor of Nursing for Spring 2022

Posted:  October 13, 2021

Ferrum College is seeking qualified applicants for Adjunct Instructor of Nursing with a specialty in Maternal/Child nursing. Applicants for in-person instruction needed. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will remain open until filled. A Master’s degree and at least 18 graduate hours in the discipline of instruction are required except under extraordinary circumstances. All candidates must provide evidence of ability to teach effectively at the undergraduate level and have a commitment to liberal arts education.

Please send letter of application, curriculum vitae with names and contact information for references, and transcriptions to resumes@ferrum.edu or Ferrum College, Human Resources, P.O. Box 1000, Ferrum, VA 24088. Background check is required for all positions.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Assistant Professor of Computer Technology and Information Systems (or Computer Science) (tenure-track)

Posted:  June 23, 2021

Ferrum College is seeking applications for the tenure track faculty position of Assistant Professor of Computer Technology and Information Systems (or Computer Science) beginning in the 2021-2022 academic year. The successful applicant will be a dynamic, student-focused teacher whose area of expertise includes the technical aspects of computer technology and information systems, specifically:

  • Networking
    • Hardware troubleshooting
    • Network design and maintenance
    • Data transfer protocols
    • Systems analysis and design
  • Cybersecurity
    • Data encryption
    • Vulnerability analysis and correction
    • Attack simulations in a cyber-range environment
  • Programming
    • Algorithm design
    • Expertise in currently relevant programming languages
    • Portable devices
    • Internet of things
  • Computer Literacy

A Ph.D. in computer science or closely related discipline is required. Preference will be given to the candidate who demonstrates an ability to interact with diverse audiences and who are able to incorporate innovative, inclusive pedagogies and technology into their teaching.

A letter of application, curriculum vitae, including evidence of teaching or philosophy, copies of graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation should be sent to Human Resources, Ferrum College, P.O. Box 1000, Ferrum, VA 24088 or emailed to resumes@ferrum.edu. A background check is required.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Instructor/Assistant Professor of Art (Graphic Design) (Non-Tenure Track)

Revised:  May 28, 2021

Ferrum College is seeking applications for the non-tenure track faculty position of Instructor/Assistant Professor of Art with a specialization in Graphic Design beginning in the 2021-2022 academic year. The successful applicant will be a dynamic, student-focused teacher whose expertise and portfolio includes graphic design, Photoshop, computer-aided design, and technology-enabled fabrication.

Experience with the following tools are expected:

  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • InDesign
  • Printing and UX/UI/Web Design

Experience with any of the following would be beneficial:

  • Photography
  • 2D Design
  • Color theory
  • Adobe XD
  • WordPress/HTML/CSS
  • 3D modeling
  • 3D printing
  • Laser cutting
  • Vinyl cutting

Preference will be given to the candidate who demonstrates an ability to interact with diverse audiences and who are able to incorporate innovative, inclusive pedagogies and technology into their teaching and artistic production.

A letter of application, curriculum vitae, including evidence of teaching or philosophy, copies of graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation should be sent to Human Resources, Ferrum College, P.O. Box 1000, Ferrum, VA 24088 or emailed to resumes@ferrum.edu.  Background check required.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Assistant/Associate Professor of Business (2 positions)

Posted:  May 19, 2021

Ferrum College is seeking applications for two faculty positions in business administration. Duties of the positions include: teaching courses in Business Administration (4/4 load) and advising business administration students students. Two positions are available, one tenure track and one non-tenure track, in the areas of management and/or marketing.

The tenure-track position includes additional responsibilities include actively serving the college and surrounding community, contributing to the programmatic oversight, including collaborating with area businesses for internships and opportunities for student development. and conducting scholarly work related to the field of Business Administration within the framework of the Boyer model of scholarship.

Minimum qualifications include:

  1. Ph.D., D.B.A or M.B.A. with specializations in either management or marketing
  2. Professional experience in the field
  3. Experience teaching at the undergraduate level

Preferred qualifications:

  1. Academic leadership experience at the program or division level

A letter of application, curriculum vitae, including evidence of teaching or philosophy, copies of graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation should be sent to Human Resources, Ferrum College, P.O. Box 1000, Ferrum, VA 24088 or emailed to resumes@ferrum.edu.  Background check required.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Visiting Assistant/Associate Professor of Marketing (Non-Tenure Track)

Posted:  April 17, 2021

Ferrum College is seeking applications for the non-tenure track faculty position of Visiting Assistant/Associate Professor of Business in the marketing discipline beginning in the 2021-2022 academic year. The successful applicant will be a dynamic, student-focused teacher who is capable of growing the discipline of business in marketing infused with analytics (marketing, marketing research, retail management, professional selling, advertising, etc.) and possess a Ph.D., D.B.A., or M.B.A. with a specialization in marketing, marketing analytics, or related business disciplines. Relevant professional experience is a plus. Preference will be given to the candidate who demonstrates an ability to interact with diverse audiences and who are able to incorporate innovative, inclusive pedagogies and technology into their teaching. Given the breadth of programs in the business administration department at Ferrum College, the preferred candidate will be effective in teaching across multiple disciplines. This position offers the opportunity to develop new courses and move the program into other areas of interest such as social media advertising, leadership in marketing, and other areas of marketing. The successful candidate is expected to engage in community activities with local organizations, serve on division and college committees, advise and mentor students, and engage in curricular review and ongoing professional development.

A letter of application, curriculum vitae, including evidence of teaching or philosophy, copies of graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation should be sent to Human Resources,Ferrum College, P.O. Box 1000, Ferrum, VA 24088 or emailed to resumes@ferrum.edu.

Please Note: A background check is required.

Ferrum College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with all federal, state and local laws, it is the policy of the College not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, or other aspects of employment.

Adjunct Instructor Positions

Posted:  Refreshed 4/18/2021 (on-going searches)

Ferrum College is seeking qualified applicants for Adjunct Instructor positions as student needs are identified. Applicants for hybrid in-person and online instruction needed as well as fully online. Review of applications will begin immediately, and will remain open until filled. A Master’s degree and at least 18 graduate hours in the discipline of instruction are required except under extraordinary circumstances. All candidates must provide evidence of ability to teach effectively at the undergraduate level and have a commitment to liberal arts education. Support for a 5-week required certification in online instruction is provided for all new hires.

Please send letter of application, curriculum vitae with names and contact information for references, and transcriptions to resumes@ferrum.edu or Ferrum College, Human Resources, P.O. Box 1000, Ferrum, VA. Background check is required for all positions.

Adjunct Instructor positions of higher education available at Ferrum College:

Analytical Chemistry

English composition

General Biology

General Chemistry

Human Anatomy and Physiology

Mathematics

Physical Science

Also accepting applications for qualified applicants for online* Adjunct Instructors in all academic areas.”

*All online adjunct and full-time instructors will be required to complete Ferrum College’s Online Teaching Certificate Course prior to teaching at the institution.”

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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