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Neuroscience Research Assistant Gambier, OH
The neurodevelopment and genetics research group at Kenyon College seeks a full-time Neuroscience Research Assistant to support a National Science Foundation-funded project. The Research Assistant is embedded in the laboratory and assists with experiments and laboratory management. The position is ideal for a recent college graduate wanting additional experience and training in laboratory research, animal care, and mentorship. The start date is anticipated in June 2021.
Receipt Coordinator Gambier, OH
Kenyon College is conducting a search for a qualified candidate to fill the position of Receipt Coordinator. Reporting to the Associate Director of Gifts and Alumni Records, the part-time receipt coordinator has primary responsibility for preparing all gift receipts for donations to Kenyon College, the Kenyon Review, Philander Chase Conservancy, and Gund Gallery. The position also provides acknowledgments for gifts from foundations, donor-advised funds and matching gift companies. This position is part-time, without benefits, and will work a flexible schedule, Monday through Friday for a total of 15-19 hours per week. The hourly rate of pay is $13.91.
Assistant Swimming Coach Gambier, OH
Kenyon College invites applications for the position of Assistant Swimming Coach working with both the Men's and Women's teams. The position is a full-time 10-month appointment with flexibility to set work hours appropriate to the needs of the program. The position also includes a generous benefits package.  The Assistant Swimming Coach will provide assistance for the Head Coach in all areas associated with creating and sustaining a championship environment and program.  Duties of primary importance will include: 1) recruiting - identifying prospective student-athletes who meet Kenyon College’s academic standards; contacting (email, phone, mail, social media) prospective recruits, families, and coaches; arranging campus visits for recruits; and developing recruiting materials, 2) on-deck coaching, and 3) student-athlete advising.  Additional duties will include: strength training and conditioning, data collection and management, arranging travel, tracking equipment, and managing budgets. Other assignments will be defined by the Head Coach and / or Director of Athletics.
Seasonal Grounds Gambier, OH
Kenyon College is conducting a search for qualified candidates to fill the positions of seasonal Grounds Persons to maintain weeding, mulching, hand mowing and trimming of campus and a wide variety of tasks working independently or as a member of a group, to maintain college-owned property and campus grounds; present a hazard-free and overall clean and neat campus appearance. Individual must understand that it may be necessary to work overtime (although it can not be guaranteed), in order to provide a safe campus for students. Work hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30am – 4:30pm, with a one-hour unpaid lunch. The hourly rate of pay is $12.00.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Native American and African American History Gambier, OH
The history department at Kenyon College, a highly selective, nationally-ranked liberal arts college in central Ohio, invites applications for a two-year visiting assistant professorship, beginning July 1, 2021. We seek a historian whose research and teaching engages both Native-American history and African-American history. Candidates should be prepared to teach the two U.S. history survey courses (pre- and post-1877), as well as other surveys and intermediate and upper-level seminars on both Native-American and African-American topics.  Applications should include (1) a letter of application and (2) a curriculum vitae. The application letter should discuss the candidate’s teaching experience —with specific examples of innovative assignments and approaches—as well as information on ways that issues and practices related to diversity, inclusion, and equity have been or will be included in teaching and advising. The letter should also present the candidate’s research agenda, including current and future projects. More materials (letters of recommendation, a writing sample, an unofficial transcript, and a statement of teaching philosophy) will be requested from candidates who advance to the interview stage. To apply, candidates should visit the online application site at http://careers.kenyon.edu. Review of applications will begin on April 15, 2021, and continue until the position is filled.
Visiting Assistant Professor of English (British Literature, 1600-1750) Gambier, OH
Kenyon College, a highly selective liberal arts college in Gambier, Ohio, invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor position in British Literature, 1600-1750. Candidates will be responsible for teaching a 3/2 course load over two semesters, and should be capable of teaching courses across the 17th and 18th centuries, including courses on seventeenth century poetry and prose and early eighteenth century literature. Responsibilities may also include participation in the department’s honors program. The term of appointment is July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022. We anticipate that courses next year will be taught in person on our campus in Gambier, Ohio. Ph.D. preferred, but applicants who have yet to complete the degree will be considered. A completed application will include a curriculum vitae and a cover letter detailing research interests, teaching experience, and teaching philosophy, including methods for incorporating issues related to diversity, inclusivity, and equity into teaching and advising. Letters of reference and other additional materials will be requested from long-listed candidates. All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon’s website at http://careers.kenyon.edu. Review of applications will begin on March 26th and continue until April 9th. Applications will be acknowledged by automatic response. Interviews will be conducted remotely. An Equal Opportunity Employer, Kenyon welcomes diversity and encourages applications from women and minority candidates.
BFEC Land Manager Assistant Gambier, OH
The Brown Family Environmental Center (BFEC) is searching for a qualified candidate to fill the position of Land Managment Assistant, Seasonal. The primary responsibilities include trail maintenance, light landscaping, and invasive species removal.  This is a 4-month appointment, with a 35-hour work week, Monday through Friday.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Art Gambier, OH
Kenyon College invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in the Studio Art Department, to begin fall 2021. Teaching load will be a total of five courses for the year, with courses in the general area of Digital Design, as well as one traditional course in drawing or painting. The digital design courses should include technical as well as conceptual components, with projects that respond to our current visual culture and/or socially-engaged awareness. Courses may incorporate a variety of graphic design and multimedia techniques and theories, but should develop a range of approaches and practices that can be used to build new frameworks for political, social, environmental, and/or anti-racist/-sexist/-gendered discourse. Applicants must demonstrate strong teaching skills, with teaching experience at the college level required. MFA and exhibition record required. Knowledge of art history and current issues in contemporary theory is expected. A complete application will be composed of 1) a cover letter; 2) a Curriculum Vitae; 3) contact information for three professional references who will provide letters of recommendation upon request; and 4) a PDF of 20 images of your work and 10 images of student work (captioned with title, media, date, dimensions), or embedded URLs in a PDF for video links or sound files, limited to 20 pages. Cover letter should discuss teaching experience, with a list of potential courses and brief descriptions, and information on ways that issues and practices related to diversity, inclusion, and equity have been or will be included in teaching and advising. All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon's employment website: https://careers.kenyon.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please direct questions regarding the position to Marcella Hackbardt, Search Committee Chair (hackbardtm@kenyon
Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology Gambier, OH
Kenyon College, a highly selective, nationally ranked liberal arts college in central Ohio, invites applications for a Visiting position in Sociology at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in July 2021. The successful candidate will have prior experience teaching courses in gender, education, and/or (structural) inequalities, with particular emphasis on race, class, and gender. Courses to be taught include an upper level seminar in the candidate’s area of expertise and mid-level courses appropriate for sophomores and juniors. Of particular interest are candidates who can teach either or both classical and contemporary theory. We anticipate courses will be taught in person on our campus in Gambier, Ohio. To apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at http://careers.kenyon.edu. A complete application should include 1) a cover letter that articulates the applicant’s teaching philosophy as well as why teaching at Kenyon is a good fit for the candidate, how their research will enhance theoretical and methodological discourse in the context of a liberal arts college, and how the candidate will contribute to promoting a culturally and intellectually diverse and inclusive educational environment. More specifically, we would like to know how each candidate addresses questions of diversity and inclusion in their pedagogy or research. We are also interested in learning about past experience in teaching, or otherwise working with, diverse student populations. 2) a current curriculum vitae, 3) names, titles, and contact information for three references. Letters of reference will be requested from the three persons for whom contact information is provided. Review of applications will begin immediately. Applicants submitting all of their materials by March 14, 2021, are assured of full consideration. All phases of the search will be conducted remotely.
Gift and Alumni Records Specialist Gambier, OH
Kenyon College is conducting a search for a qualified candidate to serve in the position of Gift and Alumni Records Specialist. Information on alumni and donations is essential to the Advancement Division’s work to engage alumni and parents and to raise gifts in support of Kenyon’s mission. The Gift and Alumni Records Specialist is a key member of the team that manages this information for the Advancement division. This individual reports to the Associate Director of Gifts and Records and plays an important role as we seek to maintain accurate and accessible biographic and gift information. The person in this position must have strong attention to detail, as well as the ability to take initiative and work quickly. The hourly rate for this full-time position, with benefits, is $13.91.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry Gambier, OH
Kenyon College, a highly selective, nationally ranked liberal arts college in central Ohio, invites applications for a VISITING position in the CHEMISTRY DEPARTMENT at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in July 2021. The candidate will teach Chemical Kinetics & Thermodynamics (CHEM 335), plus four other courses relevant to their area of specialty (introductory or organic laboratory or lecture, non-majors or upper-level courses). Visiting faculty are provided professional development funds, are eligible for Kenyon grants, have access to research space, and may supervise undergraduate research students, if desired. The Department of Chemistry, which graduates 15-20 majors annually, invests in mentoring visiting faculty through professional development and modest support for research expenses. We seek to recruit a diverse and inclusive faculty with a demonstrated commitment to excellent teaching. The cover letter and teaching statement should describe how they will promote a culturally and intellectually diverse and inclusive educational environment. Competitive applications will show specific examples of past accomplishments and prospective ideas. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. degree or expect completion by the start of their appointment. A complete application will be composed of 1) a cover letter; 2) a 2-page statement of the applicant's teaching philosophy; 3) a Curriculum Vitae; 4) an unofficial transcript; and 5) contact information for three professional references who will provide letters of recommendation upon request. Applicants may, but need not, include a brief research statement. All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon's employment website: https://careers.kenyon.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please direct questions regarding the position or the application process to Yutan Getzler, Search Committee Chair (getzlery@kenyon.edu).
Assistant Professor of Psychology Gambier, OH
The Psychology Department of Kenyon College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor to begin in Fall of 2021. Candidates should have demonstrated excellence in teaching and interest in mentoring undergraduate research. The standard teaching expectation is 5 courses per year, which includes foundation courses (e.g., introductory psychology, statistics, or methodology) and courses in the applicant’s area of specialty. Research specialization area is open, but preference will be given to candidates whose work emphasizes the application of psychology in the field (such as community, I/O, sports, legal, environmental, or public health). To apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at http://careers.kenyon.edu. A complete application will be comprised of 1) a Cover Letter discussing the applicant's prior teaching experience, and the research and scholarship undertaken; 2) a Statement of Teaching Philosophy which addresses experience with teaching diverse student populations, as well as how inclusivity is addressed in the classroom setting; 3) a Research Statement; 4) a Curriculum Vita; 5) Graduate School Transcript(s); and 6) a list of names and contact information of three (3) professional references. All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon's employment website. For full consideration, please have complete application materials submitted by March 15. Kenyon College is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse campus environment. We welcome all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age. A Ph.D in Psychology is preferred; however, applicants who are ABD will be considered.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology Gambier, OH
Kenyon College invites applications for one or more Visiting Assistant Professor in Biology positions beginning in July 2021. We seek broadly trained biologists with expertise in cell and molecular biology to teach courses including department-coordinated introductory laboratories and lectures, the 200-level Gene Manipulation course, other existing upper-level classes in cell or molecular biology, or non-majors or upper-level courses in the candidate’s area of specialty. We also seek to recruit a diverse and inclusive faculty. The Department of Biology and Kenyon College invest heavily in mentoring new faculty, including visitors, through professional development and modest research support. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to excellent teaching, including the use of inclusive pedagogies, along with strong mentoring and academic support of diverse student populations. Applicants should hold a Ph.D degree. A complete application will be composed of 1) a cover letter; 2) a ~2-page statement of the applicant's teaching philosophy that addresses experience with teaching diverse student populations, as well as how inclusivity is addressed in the classroom setting; 3) a Curriculum Vitae; and 4) contact information for three professional references. All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon's employment website: http://careers.kenyon.edu. Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2021. Please direct questions regarding the position or the application process to Joan Slonczewski, Search Committee Chair (slonczewski@kenyon.edu).
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse-Certified Nurse Practitioner (APRN-CNP) Gambier, OH
Kenyon College is conducting a search for a qualified candidate to fill the position of Advanced Practice Registered Nurse-Certified Nurse Practitioner (APRN-CNP). The APRN-CNP supports Kenyon College students by providing direct medical care in alignment with the Cox Center mission: “Providing compassionate care and empowering students to best manage their own health in preparation for life after Kenyon.” The APRN-CNP will utilize clinical skills in health assessment, diagnosis, treatment of various health/medical conditions, and referrals to off- campus providers if the health need is beyond the Center’s scope of practice. The APRN-CNP will operate within the limitations of the Ohio Board of Nursing in addition to College policies. This position will assist with health and wellness promotion coordinated by the Cox Center, Student Affairs Division, and/or other campus partners. This position reports administratively and clinically to the Associate Director for Health Services; support is provided by the Director of Health & Counseling, as needed. As part of the Health Services team, the APRN-CNP will require a Standard Care Arrangement in accordance with the Ohio Board of Nursing, and maintain a strong collaborative relationship with the Center’s contract physicians.
Assistant Professor of Arabic Gambier, OH
Kenyon College, a highly selective, nationally ranked liberal arts college in central Ohio, invites applications for a tenure-track position in Arabic at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning in July 2021. PhD in Arabic Language and Literature, Comparative Literature, Middle Eastern Studies, or a closely related field is required. ABD candidates near completion of the dissertation may also be considered. The successful candidate will have native or near-native proficiency in Arabic, a demonstrable record of teaching excellence in Arabic as a second language, and a promising research agenda. Field of specialization open. The Arabic program at Kenyon offers four years of Arabic instruction, and it allows students to major and minor in Arabic. The program is looking for an energetic and innovative candidate to teach language courses at all levels and courses in the candidate’s field of expertise, e.g., literature, film, etc. The teaching load consists of 3/2 course schedule. All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon’s employment website: http://careers.kenyon.edu. Please submit 1) a cover letter addressing the applicant's teaching, research, and efforts toward diversity and inclusion; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) evidence of teaching excellence; and 4) an unofficial graduate transcript. Candidates selected to move forward in the search will be asked to provide further materials (including 3 letters of reference, a writing sample in English, a statement of teaching philosophy, and sample syllabi). Review of applications will begin March 1, 2021, and will continue until the position has been filled. Completed applications received by the March 1st deadline are guaranteed full consideration. Initial screening will be conducted virtually.
Assistant Professor of History in Europe and the French Empire Gambier, OH
The History Department at Kenyon College, a highly selective, nationally-ranked liberal arts college in central Ohio, invites applications for a tenure-track position in the history of France and the Francophone world, beginning 1 July 2021. We seek applicants who are able to engage in both regional and global aspects of French history from 1600-1870. Area of specialization is open. Candidates whose research and teaching expertise include both Europe and a strong global focus are especially welcome. Candidates should be prepared to teach survey courses on the early modern period in continental Europe and on French history, and they must be interested in developing intermediate and upper-level seminars in their area of interest. The History Department is comprised of a dozen historians with diverse thematic and geographic specializations, and it values both excellence in undergraduate education and high-quality research. Candidates should have a record of excellent teaching and a Ph.D. in hand or be near completion by the beginning of the appointment (July 2021). Applications should include 1) a letter of application, 2) a curriculum vitae and 3) list of names and contact information of three (3) references. Cover letter should discuss teaching experience, with specific examples of innovative assignments and approaches; information on ways that issues and practices related to diversity, inclusion, and equity have been or will be included in teaching and advising; and the candidate’s research agenda, including current and future projects. More materials - letters of recommendation, writing sample, unofficial transcript, and teaching philosophy - will be requested of candidates who advance to the interview stage. To apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at http://careers.kenyon.edu. Review of applications will begin on January 21, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.
Assistant Professor of Latin American History Gambier, OH
The History Department at Kenyon College, a highly selective, nationally-ranked liberal arts college in central Ohio, invites applications for a tenure-track position in the history of Latin America, beginning July 1, 2021. Area and time-period of specialization within Latin American History are open, but candidates who conceptualize their teaching across Central and South America and the Spanish Caribbean are especially welcome. Candidates should be prepared to teach survey courses on early and modern Latin America and upper-level seminars in their area of interest. The History Department also maintains a robust honors program, which has included students writing theses on Latin American topics. Kenyon's commitment to the interdisciplinary study of Latin America is expressed in both the International Studies Major and Latino/a Studies concentration.  The department is comprised of a dozen historians with diverse thematic and geographic specializations, and it values both commitment to undergraduate education and high quality research. Candidates should have a record of excellent teaching and a Ph.D. in hand or be near completion of their dissertations by the beginning of the appointment in July 2021. Applications should include (1) a letter of application and (2) a curriculum vitae. Cover letter should discuss teaching experience, with specific examples of innovative assignments and approaches; information on ways that issues and practices related to diversity, inclusion, and equity have been or will be included in teaching and advising; and the candidate’s research agenda, including current and future projects. More materials will be requested of candidates who advance to the interview stage. To apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at http://careers.kenyon.edu.  Review of applications will begin on January 20, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.
Assistant Professor of English (20th and 21st Century American Literature) Gambier, OH
The English department at Kenyon College invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in 20th and 21st Century American Literature, to begin July 1, 2021. Scholars with research and teaching interests in Latinx Literature are particularly welcome, as are candidates who can broaden the English department’s curricular diversity. The teaching requirement will be five courses per year (divided 3:2 or 2:3) and will include courses at all levels of the curriculum. Additional responsibilities will include contributions to the life of the English department and the College (advising students, directing honors projects, and participating in faculty governance). Evidence of teaching excellence at the undergraduate level is required. Candidates should have completed a Ph.D. by August 2021. Completed application must include 1) a cover letter detailing research interests, teaching experience, and teaching philosophy with information on ways that issues and practices related to diversity, inclusion, and equity have been or will be included in teaching and advising; 2) a Curriculum Vitae; 3) an unofficial transcript. Applicants should also submit the names and email addresses of at least three references, including at least one who can attest to the applicant’s teaching effectiveness and potential. All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon’s website at http://careers.kenyon.edu Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled; to ensure full consideration, candidates should submit preliminary materials by January 15. Applications will be acknowledged by automatic response. Semi-finalists will be asked to submit writing samples prior to preliminary interviews, which will be held by Zoom or Google Meet. Virtual final round interviews will follow. An Equal Opportunity Employer, Kenyon encourages diversity and welcomes applications from members of underrepresented groups.
Assistant Professor of English (Fiction Writing) Gambier, OH
The Kenyon College English department invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in creative writing with a specialization in fiction and significant experience in another prose genre, such as creative non-fiction, science and nature writing, journalism, and/or comics/graphic narrative. The position is set to begin on July 1, 2021. The teaching requirement will be five courses per year (divided 3:2 or 2:3) and will include courses at all levels of the curriculum. Additional responsibilities will include contributions to the life of the English department and the College (including advising students, directing honors projects, and participating in faculty governance). Evidence of teaching excellence at the undergraduate level is required. Candidates should hold an MFA or PhD and have at least one book published or under contract with a reputable press. A completed application will include 1) a cover letter detailing writing interests and accomplishments, teaching experience, and teaching philosophy; 2) a Curriculum Vitae; 3) an unofficial graduate transcript. Applicants should also submit the names and email addresses of three references, including at least one who can attest to the applicant’s teaching effectiveness. All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon’s website at http://careers.kenyon.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled; to ensure full consideration, candidates should submit materials by January 11, 2021. Applications will be acknowledged by automatic response. Semi-finalists will be asked to submit writing samples prior to preliminary interviews, which will be held by Zoom or Google Meet, with virtual on-campus interviews to follow. An Equal Opportunity Employer, Kenyon encourages diversity and welcomes applications from women and minority candidates.
Kenyon Dissertation Fellowship Gambier, OH
Kenyon College, a highly selective, nationally ranked liberal arts college in central Ohio, invites applications for the Marilyn Yarbrough Dissertation/Teaching Fellowship beginning in July 2021. The program is for scholars in the final stages of their doctoral work who need only to finish the dissertation to complete requirements for the Ph.D. We hope the experience of teaching, researching, and living for a year at Kenyon will encourage these Fellows to consider a liberal arts college as a place to begin their careers as teachers and scholars. Kenyon College, located on an idyllic campus in the beautiful village of Gambier (50 miles NE of Columbus), enrolls approximately 1650 students and is ranked in the top tier of national liberal arts colleges. Kenyon prides itself on its reputation as an excellent teaching environment enriched by small classes, close contact with highly motivated and engaged students and an excellent faculty of dedicated teacher scholars. For more specific information regarding the fellowship and to apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at http://careers.kenyon.edu. A complete application will be composed of 1) a cover letter discussing the applicant’s research and scholarship undertaken, its relevance to the field or discipline, prior teaching experience, and the applicant's eligibility for the fellowship; 2) a Curriculum Vitae; and 3) three (3) letters of recommendation. All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon’s employment website. Review of applications will begin January 8, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Completed applications received by the January 8th deadline will be guaranteed full consideration.

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