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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN FEMINIST AND GENDER STUDIES

The Feminist & Gender Studies program (FGS) at Colorado College invites applications for a tenure track appointment at the Assistant Professor level. The FGS program is interdisciplinary in nature, and currently has one full-time faculty member and eleven core members. This position will be the second full-time faculty member in FGS, and thus we seek a candidate that can complement our current existing strengths. The successful candidate would teach Introduction to Feminist & Gender Studies, Feminist Methods, and Feminist Theory among other courses. We are open to various research and teaching interests, but preference will be given to candidates whose scholarship draws on one or more of the following topics or approaches: gender and sexuality, queer theory, eco-feminisms, performance, disability studies, science and technology, and/or transnational feminisms. Since FGS is interdisciplinary, we are particularly interested in candidates who can collaborate with other departments and programs across campus. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to undergraduate liberal arts education and have an active research profile.

The College has a unique academic system (“the Block Plan”) in which professors teach, and students take, one course at a time. Each block is three and a half weeks long, with an academic year of eight and a half blocks. The standard faculty load is six blocks per year, with a maximum of 25 students per course.

Applicants should submit a cover letter including a curriculum vitae and research and teaching statements.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: Colorado College welcomes members of all groups and reaffirms its commitment not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, disability or sexual orientation in its educational programs, activities, and employment practices.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN HUMAN BIOLOGY AND KINESIOLOGY

The Department of Human Biology and Kinesiology at Colorado College invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor beginning in Fall 2015.

The demonstration of excellence in teaching is essential, as is the capability to build and maintain an active research program in your field, including the involvement of undergraduate students. Relevant departmental information can be found at the following website: http://www.coloradocollege.edu/academics/dept/humanbiologykinesiology/
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Submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of graduate transcripts, statements of teaching and research experience and interests, and three references to submit letters of recommendation.

The application deadline is November 1, 2014.

Questions? Please contact:
Kristi Erdal, Ph.D.
(719) 389-6598
kerdal@coloradocollege.edu

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: Colorado College welcomes members of all groups and reaffirms its commitment not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, disability or sexual orientation in its educational programs, activities, and employment practices.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN ECONOMICS

The Economics and Business Department at Colorado College, seeks to fill a tenure-track position in economics at the assistant professor level. Salary will be competitive with other liberal arts economics faculty positions. The department offers a major in Economics with electives in all functional areas of economics and business and supports interdisciplinary majors in International Political Economy and Mathematical Economics. A successful candidate will have: a PhD in Economics; excellent research and teaching promise; willingness to contribute to our core theory program.

The College is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are particularly encouraged to apply. Colorado College is distinctive for its modular “Block Plan” calendar. The academic year is divided into eight 3-1/2 week blocks and department faculty teach five courses per year plus supervision of senior thesis students.

During each block, students take and faculty teach one course at a time, with a maximum enrollment of 25 students per class. The college’s unique academic calendar supports experiential learning opportunities such as field trips and service learning, and lends itself to other innovative teaching and learning pedagogies. Student assistance is available to support teaching and research, and the college generously funds faculty scholarship and conference attendance. The department also supports business education with programmatic funding for executives-in-residence, visiting instructors, lecturers, field trips, and other activities that keep business at the forefront. In addition, funding is available at the department, divisional, and college levels to support summer research, and several endowed chairs provide course release for deserving faculty.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: Colorado College welcomes members of all groups and reaffirms its commitment not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, disability or sexual orientation in its educational programs, activities, and employment practices.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN LITERACY DEVELOPMENT

The Education Department at Colorado College, a selective private liberal arts institution, invites applications for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor in Literacy Development and Early Childhood/Elementary Education (P-6) beginning fall 2015.

We seek a colleague with expertise in literacy, most specific to the elementary years, and P-12 school experience (as a classroom teacher, literacy coach, literacy resource teacher, administrator or equivalent).

The position requires teaching six courses during the academic year with the potential for teaching summer courses. Courses contribute to both our undergraduate Education major and Teacher Preparation programs (9th semester and Master of Arts in Teaching).

Specific courses include:

Literacy Courses
•Teaching Social Studies and Language Arts in the Elementary School
•Teaching Literacy in the Elementary School
•Teaching Literacy in the Secondary/K-12 School

Introductory Education Courses
•Framework for American Education
•Critical Perspectives in Public School Innovation
•Research Design (Educational Research Methods)

The crucial elements we seek are a candidate’s commitment to and potential for excellence in teaching and scholarly research.

Information about the Education Department at Colorado College can be found at (http://www.coloradocollege.edu/academics/dept/education/).

Complete applications will be reviewed beginning October 1. For more information contact Mike Taber (Mike.Taber@ColoradoCollege.edu).

Colorado College is committed to diversity and inclusion and is intentional about creating a learning environment that recognizes the value of individual and group differences.

Colorado College is a private liberal arts college distinctive for its 3½ week Block, where students take one course at a time for eight blocks per academic year; faculty teach six blocks per year. The intensive modular schedule is well suited to in-depth faculty-student interactions, including research collaborations.

The college is located in the heart of Colorado Springs, a beautiful, dynamic city located at the foot of Pikes Peak. The city and surrounding region offer excellent schools, a diversified economy, unparalleled recreational opportunities, and an outstanding climate.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: Colorado College welcomes members of all groups and reaffirms its commitment not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, disability or sexual orientation in its educational programs, activities, and employment practices.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN MUSIC TECHNOLOGY

The Music Department at Colorado College invites applications for a tenure-track professorship in music and technology, to begin in the fall semester of 2015. The emphasis of this new position is on interdisciplinary and digital creativity within the liberal arts. Colorado College is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community; candidates who can contribute to that goal are particularly encouraged to apply, identifying experiences that will add to that diversity. The ideal candidate will bring an intellectual approach to the history and literature of music and technology, have a commitment to and potential for excellence in teaching and scholarly/creative productivity, and hold an interest in innovative collaboration with faculty and students from a variety of departments and backgrounds. Preference will be given to candidates whose expertise within music and technology lies within one or more of the following areas: sound design, sound installation, multimedia, digital production, theory, composition, and popular music.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: Colorado College welcomes members of all groups and reaffirms its commitment not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, disability or sexual orientation in its educational programs, activities, and employment practices.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ENVIRONMENTAL SOCIAL SCIENCE

Colorado College seeks a social scientist with expertise in environmental sustainability for a tenure-track position in our interdisciplinary Environmental Program, to begin fall 2015. We are seeking candidates with expertise in human-environment interactions and socio-ecological systems, and who integrate economic perspectives into their teaching and research. Candidates who specialize in ecological economics, natural resource economics, ecosystem services, natural capital, systems dynamics, or the social and economic dimensions of climate change and climate adaptation are encouraged to apply.

Teaching areas will include sustainability/sustainable development, ecological economics, environmental management, and courses in the candidate’s area of specialization. The new faculty member will be a key contributor to our Environmental Policy major, as well as to the interdisciplinary Environmental Science major. Colorado College is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community. Candidates who contribute to that goal, including women and minorities, are particularly encouraged to apply, and to identify relevant strengths or experiences.

Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate a commitment to and potential for excellence in teaching and scholarly research. Applicants must be committed to high quality, innovative undergraduate teaching. Colorado College uses the Block Plan, an intensive teaching schedule in which professors teach and students take only one course at a time for 3.5 weeks. The Block Plan lends itself to field and project-based teaching, and support for field trips and community-based learning projects is available through the Environmental Program.

A PhD in a relevant field (e.g., ecological economics, environmental economics, natural resource management) is required by the time of appointment. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, graduate and undergraduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation electronically on the Colorado College Employment Career Site: https://employment.coloradocollege.edu/. Application materials should be received by October 15, 2014. Phone interviews will take place in November, with campus interviews to follow.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: Colorado College welcomes members of all groups and reaffirms its commitment not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, disability or sexual orientation in its educational programs, activities, and employment practices.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN POLITICAL SCIENCE

The Department of Political Science at Colorado College invites applications for a tenure track appointment at the Assistant Professor level.

The successful candidate will teach departmental offerings in Comparative Politics with a focus on East Asia, and teach one of the sections of the introductory courses for Comparative Politics. We are open to approach or specialization but the successful candidate must be able to teach courses on Chinese politics. Secondarily, we seek the ability to teach courses on Chinese foreign policy and welcome additional offerings on East or South Asia. The crucial elements that we seek are a candidate’s commitment to, and potential for, excellence in teaching and in scholarly research.

Colorado College is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community. Candidates who can identify the ways in which their experience might contribute to that goal are particularly encouraged to apply. The College has a unique academic system in which professors teach, and students take, one course at a time. Each block is three and a half weeks long, with an academic year of eight and a half blocks. Formally, faculty are expected to teach six blocks a year, but professors may apply for a limited number of release blocks to pursue scholarly projects.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: Colorado College welcomes members of all groups and reaffirms its commitment not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, disability or sexual orientation in its educational programs, activities, and employment practices.

ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE/FULL PROFESSOR IN BUSINESS

The Economics and Business Department at Colorado College, seeks to fill a tenure-track position in economics and business preferably at the assistant professor level, but perhaps at the associate or full professor level, depending on experience. Salary will be competitive with other liberal arts economics faculty positions. The department offers a major in Economics with electives in all functional areas of business. A successful candidate will have:

•A PhD or DBA in a Business or Management discipline. An AACSB-accredited MBA strongly preferred. A PhD in other fields may be considered.
•Willingness to teach one or two sections of introductory financial accounting each year.
•Ability to teach across a broad range of courses such as: Entrepreneurship, Management, Strategy, Business and Society, Marketing, Managerial Accounting, Investments, Finance, International Business, Research Methods.

Preference may be given to those with an ability to teach in and contribute to one or more of the College’s interdisciplinary or international programs. The academic year is divided into eight 3-1/2 week blocks and department faculty teach five courses per year plus supervision of senior thesis students.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: Colorado College welcomes members of all groups and reaffirms its commitment not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, disability or sexual orientation in its educational programs, activities, and employment practices.