The Department of Music in the School of Arts and Sciences at Manhattanville College invites applications for a full-time Visiting Lcturer/Director of Musical Theatre with appointment beginning Fall 2020.
The College seeks to attract an active, culturally and academically diverse faculty of the highest caliber. The primary responsibilities of the Director of Musical Theatre are to teach a combination of undergraduate courses in musical theatre, and produce and musical direct two musical theatre productions per academic year. A second area of specialization such as conducting from the keyboard, stage directing/acting in musical theatre, choral music, and particularly vocal jazz would be a plus, as would music theory, ear training, and/or music history. Preference will be given to candidates who can also direct “The Quintessentials” vocal pop group.
All candidates must be willing and able to teach in the college's interdisciplinary programs such as the first-year program and undergraduate honors program.
Master or MFA degree with an emphasis in musical directing
Evidence of professional experience as musical director
Evidence of professional experience in a second area of specialization.
Evidence of successful university teaching experience in musical theatre
Evidence of knowledge of current pedagogical trends in the fields of acting and musical theatre
Evidence of the ability to balance excellent teaching, scholarship, and service
Experience in working collaboratively with colleagues and communities
Application Procedure For consideration, a complete application must be received by electronic submission in order to receive consideration. Deadline for applications is November 15, 2019. To apply, candidates should submit to firstname.lastname@example.org the following:
Letter of application responding to your experience related to the required qualifications and discussing your teaching philosophy and pedagogical practices
Candidate Diversity Statement
Finalists will be required to forward written references from colleagues at their current place of employment.
Please direct all queries about this position to: Dr. Olivier Fluchaire, Search Chair, Olivier.Fluchaire@Mville.edu. Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2019 and will continue until the position has been filled. The position depends on final budgetary approval.
October 10, 2019
Assistant Professor in Political Science
The School of Arts and Sciences of Manhattanville College invite applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor in Political Science, with specialization in American Politics and competency in International Relations, beginning fall 2020. The position carries a teaching load of seven courses per academic year with teaching expected in both Political Science and the School of Arts and Sciences various interdisciplinary programs. Completed applications received by November 15, 2019 will receive full consideration, but the position will remain open until filled. A PhD or equivalent by the time of appointment is expected.
The successful candidate will excel in the classroom in part by integrating scholarship and teaching. The School of Arts and Sciences seeks to strengthen the community of scholars and students. The position will carry with it the opportunity to teach in the College’s Model UN program and participate in other initiatives with the UN, the College’s Mary T. Clark Center for Social Justice, and other legal and governmental institutions in the New York metropolitan area. successful candidate would teach introductory courses in American Government and International Relations, as well as upper level electives.
Successful candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity, inclusion, and multicultural competence in an educational and work environment and must be willing to contribute to the College’s strategic plan of inclusion.
For consideration, applications must include a CV, statement of teaching philosophy (including a statement of experience with, and commitment to, teaching a diverse student body), and statement explaining research to email@example.com.
October 4, 2019
Assistant Professor of Physics
Manhattanville College is seeking to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Physics, with research specialization open, to start in August 2020 (depending on final budgetary approval). This is a unique opportunity for an ambitious and visionary candidate to set the direction in a growing physics department. Candidates with an interest in supporting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) are especially encouraged to apply.
The successful candidate will initially be the only full-time faculty member in the physics department, which also has adjunct professors and lab facilities. Currently, there are nine students registered in a physics major and one student with a registered physics minor.
Mentorship, guidance, and training will be available to the successful candidate from senior colleagues in other departments, as well as staff and administrators. Manhattanville has a culture of collaboration across departments and programs which also bring the opportunity to teach interdisciplinary courses or courses outside physics in other programs, such as the First Year Program (FYP) and the Castle Scholars Honors Program. These courses can be on a wide range of topics. For example, FYP 1100: Principles vs. Prejudices covers the eternal struggle for social justice and inclusion, and examines the ongoing role of education and Manhattanville specifically in that struggle.
Curriculum Vitae, which should list education, professional experience, publications/presentations.
Teaching Statement, which should describe your teaching methods and persuade that they are the best way to meet the needs of Manhattanville’s diverse body of physics students.
Research Statement, which should show that you will be able to maintain a research program as the only full-time faculty member in physics. Independent research projects, interdisciplinary projects involving other departments, and external collaborations are all good ways to do this. The ability to engage students in research is a plus, as are realistic plans to apply for external grants.
DEI Statement, which should show that you have knowledge of the complex challenges facing students from underrepresented or underserved groups in physics, and that you have the empathy and initiative it will take to reach and serve those students.
Letters of recommendation do not need to be submitted at this time. Finalists will be requested to have three recommenders send letters in a timely fashion.
The ideal candidate will have the following characteristics:
Flexibility to teach all the courses typical of an undergraduate physics curriculum.
Teaching expertise using evidence-based best practices (e.g. active learning, flipped classroom).
Initiative to make strategic decisions for the department and turn them into reality.
Resourcefulness to make the most of every opportunity for the department.
Collaborative disposition to engage productively with administration and faculty governance.
Research acumen to carry out independent research projects and/or external collaborations.
Ability to engage non-science majors in general-education physics courses.
Palpable passion that will inspire students.
Empathy and respect needed to support students with diverse backgrounds.
Ability to engage students in research projects.
A Ph.D. in physics or a closely related field by the start date.
Please don’t hesitate to ask questions, which can be directed to Austin Purves, current chair of the physics department and chair of the search committee, at firstname.lastname@example.org
October 3, 2019
Assistant Professor of Experimental Psychology
The Department of Psychology at Manhattanville College invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position to begin Fall 2020. We seek an Experimental Psychologist; area of specialization is open. Full time Psychology faculty members teach 6-7 courses per year (21 credits) including Research Methods in Psychology and/or Statistics, as well as, courses within area of specialization. We seek candidates who can also contribute to interdisciplinary programs on campus such as our first-year program and our undergraduate honors program. In addition to their teaching responsibilities, faculty supervise undergraduate research, include undergraduates in faculty research, and participate in the governance of the department and of the College. The six full-time faculty members of the Psychology Department provide a supportive environment for the development of new colleagues including reduced teaching load and limited advising and committee responsibilities in the first year. For more information about our department, visit our website at https://www.mville.edu/programs/psychology.
The Psychology Program at Manhattanville is an undergraduate program and we are dedicated to the intellectual and academic development of our students. A strong candidate must share that dedication and be committed to working with diverse student and community populations. Opportunities exist on campus to collaborate with our Center for Inclusion and our Mary T. Clark Center for Social Justice. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate through their teaching, research, and/or service that they can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our community.
Review of applications will begin October 23rdand will continue until the search is completed. Candidates must have an earned doctorate by August 2020. Please submit a curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and of research interests, and evidence of teaching excellence to email@example.com. Only electronic applications will be accepted. The position is subject to final budgetary approval.
September 25, 2019
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
The Department of Philosophy at Manhattanville College invites applications from exceptional teacher-scholars for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Philosophy position starting August 2020.
AOS: Applied Ethics
AOC: History of Philosophy.
The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate courses in Normative Ethics and the History of Philosophy. The ability to teach Medical Ethics and/or Business Ethics is preferred. We are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, and service to a growing department with an active student body engaged in department-sponsored events including the Regional Bowl for National High School Ethics Bowl and Phi Sigma Tau, and participate in national philosophy conferences. The ideal candidate should also prepared to work in collaboration with Manhattanville’s Sister Mary T. Clark Center for Religion and Social Justice, the Center for Design Thinking, and/or the Center for Global and International Studies.
Candidates must have an earned doctorate by August 2020.
For consideration, applicants must submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae to firstname.lastname@example.org by no later November 1, 2019. First round Skype interviews will be held in mid-November. More material will be asked from candidates who advance to the interview stage. The position is subject to final budgetary approval.
August 1, 2019
Visiting Assistant or Tenured Track Professor/Coordinator
(Doctoral Program: Online Dissertation Completion Pathway for Executive Track)
The School of Education at Manhattanville College is seeking a Full-Time Visiting or Tenured Track Assistant Professor/Coordinator for the Doctoral Program. The anticipated start date is January 2020.
Coordinate and advise students in the online dissertation completion pathway of the doctoral program
Recruit, admit, advise, and monitor students' progress in the Dissertation Completion Pathway
Teach doctoral courses in Educational Leadership Doctoral Program, including online synchronous courses in the Dissertation Completion Pathway (i.e., Preparing the Literature Review; Research Methods; Writing the Research Proposal).
Provide initial advising until students secure dissertation advisers
Oversee and coordinate students’ two residency experiences at Manhattanville
Work with doctoral team to identify and secure resources to coach and edit students’ writing
Work with SOE Graduate Admissions and doctoral program directors to execute a marketing campaign for this expansion of this degree pathway to reach a national market
Participate in all doctoral and school-wide meetings and events
Earned Doctoral degree in Educational Leadership or related area
Practitioner experience in K-12 and/or higher education
Demonstrated success teaching at the graduate level, across various platforms (e.g., online, hybrid)
Experience developing online curriculum
Evidence of experience chairing dissertation committees and shepherding students through the dissertation process, including demonstrated success in mentoring and coaching students to improve their writing skills.
Expertise in qualitative, quantitative and/or mixed methodology research
Experience coordinating academic programs
High level of problem solving and decision-making abilities to respond to student issues and concerns, evaluate students for retention, assess student work and abilities and facilitate the doctoral learning experience
Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills to communicate effectively with diverse constituencies, including students, faculty, administrators, and external parties
Entrepreneurial initiative in program building
Certified teacher and/or administrator
Evidence of current and past scholarship germane to educational leadership
Assistant Professor or Instructor for Computer Science Education
The School of Education at Manhattanville is seeking a Full-time Tenure Track Assistant Professor or Visiting Non-Tenure Track Instructor for Computer Science Education. Anticipated start date is August 2020.
Develop syllabi and teach courses in newly proposed BA/MAT and MAT in Computer Science Education
Coordinate all program requirements and teaching schedule with faculty and administration in the School of Arts and Sciences
Assist in managing registration, advisement, and recruitment for retention, student quality, and student experience at both the undergraduate and graduate levels
Work with Director of Field Placement and Certification to form school-college partnerships for student placements and supervision
Supervise student teachers
Provide student support for state-required certification exams
Doctorate in Computer Science Education or Doctorate in Education or Masters in Education with 30 credits or more in Computer Science and evidence of current skills in Computer Science or Advanced Degree in Computer Science with significant K-12 teaching experience, required
Teacher certification in K-12 Education (any subject or grade level) with teaching experience in Computer Science Education or related areas strongly preferred
College teaching experience in Education strongly preferred