Holland, MI, USA
The Hope College Neuroscience Program ( http://www.hope.edu/academic/neuroscience/ ) invites applications for a one-year term position in Neuroscience. Primary teaching responsibilities will be in the Introduction to Neuroscience course with related lab (6 contact hours/week in the fall and 12 contact hours/week in the spring). This position has the possibility of becoming a full-time (12 contact hours/week) teaching position by adding 6 additional contact hours/week in the fall in another course aligned with the applicants expertise, e.g. Human Physiology lab or Introductory Psychology. The position is expected to be offered at the Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Instructor level, depending on qualifications. Hope College places a high priority on sustaining a supportive environment that recognizes the importance of having diverse faculty and staff in order to best prepare our students for successful careers in our multi-cultural nation and global community. Applicants with diverse backgrounds and cultures are encouraged to apply. Hope College is an equal opportunity employer.
Candidates should either have completed a Ph.D. in Neuroscience or a related sub-discipline by July 2018 (Visiting Assistant Professor), or have a Master's degree in Neuroscience or a related sub-discipline with college Neuroscience teaching experience (Visiting Instructor).
As part of the online application, please submit a curriculum vitae, a teaching statement (addressing teaching experience, philosophy, and competencies), undergraduate and graduate transcripts (unofficial versions are acceptable for this stage), a statement describing their fit to the mission of the college ( https://hope.edu/about/mission.html ) and a cover letter addressed to Associate Professor Leah Chase, Chair of the search committee. In addition, applicants will enter the contact information for three references (including current email addresses). Those references will be contacted by Human Resources to submit a letter of recommendation.
For full consideration, submit materials by March 26, 2018.
Hope College, Holland, MI, USA
The Hope College Chemistry Department ( www.hope.edu/academic/chemistry/ ) invites applications for a one-year term position in organic chemistry. This is a full-time (ca. 12 contact hours/wk) teaching position on a 9 month contract to begin August 2018. While this is not intended to be a long-term position, there is the possibility of renewal for another year. The position is expected to be offered at the Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Instructor level, depending on qualifications. Primary teaching responsibilities will be in the two-semester Organic Chemistry classroom and laboratory sequence, though secondary assignments may also be possible in the candidate's specific specialty or in non-majors or general chemistry courses. This position does not carry any research expectation; however, the Department enjoys substantial endowed funds to support student/faculty collaborative research for which the successful candidate may apply, if desired. Research may be conducted with undergraduates, alone or in appropriate collaboration with other Hope faculty, during the academic year (and/or intervening summer if the position is renewed for a second year.) Candidates should either have completed a Ph.D. in organic chemistry or a related subdiscipline by July 2018 (Visiting Assistant Professor), or have a masters degree in organic chemistry or a related subdiscipline with college chemistry teaching experience as the "instructor of record" for the course (Visiting Instructor).
Holland, MI, USA
The Hope College Psychology Department invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in Developmental Psychology for the 2018-19 academic year. Candidates will be expected to teach introductory psychology, lifespan developmental psychology, and possibly a seminar in one's specialty. The Psychology Department has 13 faculty, graduates 75-80 majors per year, and has research facilities to support candidates who wish to engage in research.
Applicants must have completed (or nearly completed) a PhD, a commitment to undergraduate education, and some evidence of teaching undergraduates.
Hope College, East 12th Street, Holland, MI, United States
Hope College is seeking an executive director for the Boerigter Center for Calling and Career ( BCCC ), a new entity to help ensure that every Hope student is robustly prepared for career success and professional growth. The Boerigter Center for Calling and Career aims to transform the college's approach to career preparation with an innovative and integrated model that guides students from their first semester onward in identifying their strengths and interests and engaging them in career planning and experiential learning. The BCCC will integrate programs and staffing from Hope's career development center, academic advising and alumni and family engagement. As the leader of a brand-new center, the executive director will strengthen and expand an existing team and cast a vision for the growth and activation of the "Hope Network," an extensive global community that includes alumni, supporters, families, donors and employers. With a passion for partnerships, s/he will create strong synergies between multiple departments and programs at the college, unifying partners in the goal to serve every student in their career discernment/preparation process. To that end, s/he will organize and direct staff, cultivate on- and off-campus relationships, and manage resources for maximum impact and efficiency. As the leader of the BCCC , s/he will create and support a workplace culture that recognizes excellence and promotes a positive atmosphere of mission-focused achievement. Visit https://hope.edu/offices/provost/ boerigter-center for more information about the BCCC and the position. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Management and Assessment
Direct operations of the BCCC to ensure efficient, effective, innovative and collaborative practices are in place.
Collaborate with on-campus partners across all disciplines and departments to build robust, integrated and measurable student programming for calling and career discernment.
Lead and establish metrics for assessment efforts; work closely with Institutional Research to oversee collection of employment data, learning outcomes and other information.
Identify new and emerging professional development and training opportunities (for both staff and students) that align to market and employer needs.
Ensure the ongoing professional growth of BCCC staff.
Actively engage in the development and implementation of campus-wide strategy for increased student recruitment and retention.
Alumni, Community and Employer Engagement
Develop strong relationships with Hope College alumni and employers to increase mentoring and recruiting of Hope College students for short-term career exploration experiences, internships and full-time career opportunities; leverage existing relationships to market student talent and create new student opportunities.
Develop and implement strategy to strengthen Hope's visibility and reputation in local, national and international business and education communities.
Serve as a college representative at a wide variety of events and functions.
Work closely with Development staff to identify and cultivate relationships with individual donors and corporate partners to provide financial support for the BCCC .
Develop sponsorship strategy opportunities [or sponsorship programs] that advance the Center's objectives.
The ideal candidate will be an accomplished professional with the following:
A master's degree or higher
5+ years progressive administrative leadership experience
Proven track record in collaboration, effective communication and decision-making
Strong commitment to mentoring and developing a team
Commitment to building partnerships across multiple segments of stakeholders
Ability to foster creativity, innovation and continuous improvement in pursuit of demonstrable results
Additional preferred qualifications include:
Experience leading the creation of a new office or team
Understanding of the emerging needs of college students and graduates in career discernment and preparation
Experience with career preparation/advising inside or outside higher education
Familiarity with StrengthsQuest and other career-related assessments