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Assistant/Associate Director of Student Engagement Gambier, OH
Kenyon College invites applications for the position of Assistant/Associate Director of Student Engagement. In cooperation with other Student Affairs staff members, the Assistant/Associate Director of Student Engagement provides guidance and support to student organizations and individual students. In particular, the Assistant/Associate Director will support affinity-based organizations that enhance a sense of belonging for underrepresented students on Kenyon’s campus. This is an eleven (11) month position, and includes evening and weekend responsibilities.
Men’s and Women’s Track & Field Assistant Coach (Multi-Events/Throws) Gambier, OH
Kenyon College invites applications for the position of Men’s and Women’s Track & Field Assistant Coach. This is a full time, 10-month reporting position with benefits.  Under general direction of the Head Track & Field Coach, this coach will assist with the responsibilities of the NCAA D-III Men’s and Women’s Track & Field program in accordance and compliance with NCAA, NCAC, and Kenyon College policies and regulations. The Assistant Track & Field Coach will work in conjunction with the head coach to fulfill the following responsibilities: recruiting and coaching student athletes across event areas, with an emphasis on the Multi-Events and Throws, and assisting with program operations. Additional responsibilities will be assigned in game management, facility overview, teaching, and / or administration.
Assistant Football Coach (Offense) Gambier, OH
Kenyon College invites applications for the position of Assistant Football Coach on offense, preferably offensive line. This is a full time, 10-month position with full benefits and a salary range of 24-28K. This position will also serve as Recruiting Coordinator or Director of Football Operations (best fit). Additional responsibilities will be assigned in game management, teaching, and / or administration. Bachelor degree and collegiate coaching experience required. Master’s degree preferred. Must have a valid driver’s license with satisfactory motor vehicle record by insurance standards. Qualified candidates must demonstrate strong leadership and communication skills as well as be committed to the policies and regulations of the North Coast Athletic Conference and NCAA Division III.
Assistant Women's Basketball Coach Gambier, OH
Kenyon College invites applications for the position of Assistant Women's Basketball Coach. This is a full time, 10-month reporting position with benefits.   Under the general direction of the Head Women’s Basketball Coach, this coach will assist with the responsibilities of the NCAA D-III Women’s Basketball program in accordance and compliance with NCAA, NCAC, and Kenyon College policies and regulations. The Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach will work in conjunction with the head coach to fulfill the following responsibilities: coaching student athletes, scouting opponents, and recruiting. Although the head coach will be primarily responsible for the organization, maintenance and implementation of the offensive and defensive game plan and installation, this assistant position will work to complement this process.  Additional responsibilities will be assigned in game management, facility overview, teaching, and / or administration.
Assistant Baseball Coach (Pitching Coach) Gambier, OH
Kenyon College invites applications for the position of Assistant Baseball Coach (Pitching Coach). This is a full time, 10-month reporting position with benefits.   Under direction of the Head Baseball Coach, this position will assist with the responsibilities of the NCAA D-III Baseball program in accordance and compliance with NCAA, NCAC, and Kenyon College policies and regulations. This position will work in conjunction with the Head Baseball Coach to fulfill the following responsibilities but not limited to: coaching student athletes, scouting opponents, and recruiting. Although the head coach will be primarily responsible for the organization, maintenance and implementation of the offensive and defensive game plan and installation, this assistant position will work to complement this process and would be heavily involved with the administration and organization of the pitching staff.  Additional responsibilities will likely be assigned in realms pertaining to game management, facility overview, teaching, and/or administration.
Assistant Men's Lacrosse Coach (Offensive Coordinator) Gambier, OH
Kenyon College invites applications for the position of Assistant Men’s Lacrosse Coach (Offensive Coordinator). This is a full-time, 10-month reporting position with benefits.   Under general direction of the Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach, this coach will assist with the responsibilities of the NCAA D-III Men’s Lacrosse program in accordance and compliance with NCAA, NCAC, and Kenyon College policies and regulations. The Assistant Men’s Lacrosse Coach will work in conjunction with the head coach to fulfill the following responsibilities: coaching student athletes focusing primarily on offensive schemes (goalies, and Man-Up Unit), scouting opponents, and recruiting.  The assistant coach will also plan travel, order and inventory equipment, monitor student success and outcomes both in and out of the classroom, and maintain communication with prospects, families, alumni and friends via social media.  Additional responsibilities will be assigned in game management, facility overview, teaching, and / or administration.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Art History Gambier, OH
Kenyon College, a highly selective, nationally ranked liberal arts college in central Ohio, invites applications for a Visiting position in Art History at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in July 2021. The successful candidate will specialize in the art and architecture of the pre-modern or early modern world (before c. 1800). Specialists in art and architectural traditions outside of Europe are particularly encouraged to apply. We are interested in teacher-scholars who can offer ways to engage with the Department’s Visual Resources Center, our Study Collection, and regional art museums. The successful applicant will be able to teach broadly in their field, as well as one or more of the following areas: Pre-Columbian, Latin American, Native American, Oceanic, Ancient Near Eastern, or African art. The selected candidate will teach five total classes. In addition to teaching ARHS 110 and ARHS 113 in the fall semester, the selected candidate will teach three additional courses that emphasize their research and teaching specialties in the spring semester. Applicants should complement, not duplicate, current expertise of the department. To apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at http://careers.kenyon.edu Applications must include: 1) a cover letter describing teaching experience, research interests, teaching philosophy, and information on ways that issues and practices related to diversity, inclusion, and equity have been or will be included in teaching, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) unofficial graduate transcript(s), 4) a list of three references with detailed contact information, including email address (at least one reference must speak to the candidate’s teaching experience). Note: references will only be contacted for those candidates who advance to the latter stages of the search. Review of applications will begin May 3 and will continue until the position is filled.
Associate Director for Off-Campus Study, Center for Global Engagement Gambier, OH
Kenyon College invites applications for Associate Director for Off-Campus Study, Center for Global Engagement. Responsibilities include all aspects of administration of approved off-campus study (OCS) programs, advising and supporting throughout the OCS process, and coordinating and implementing OCS programming.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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 Review Fellowship Gambier, OH
The Kenyon Review invites applications for a two-year residential post-graduate fellowship in creative writing beginning in August 2021. During these two years, fellows will undertake a significant writing project and teach one course per semester in the Kenyon College English Department, contingent upon departmental needs. Fellows will also assist with creative and editorial projects for the Kenyon Review and KROnline. Fellows are required to live in the local community and are expected to participate in the cultural life of Kenyon College by regularly attending readings, lectures, presentations, and other campus activities. Qualifications include an MFA in creative writing, or a PhD in creative writing, English literature, or comparative literature. The degree must be completed between January 1, 2015 and December 1, 2020. Qualified candidates will also have teaching experience in creative writing and/or literature at the undergraduate level. A history of publication in literary journals is expected. The Kenyon Review will provide an annual $36,572 stipend, plus health benefits. To apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at http://careers.kenyon.edu. A complete application will be composed of 1) a one-page cover letter; 2) an 8-10 page writing sample; 3) a one-page course proposal for an undergraduate introductory-level multi-genre creative writing class 4) a Curriculum Vitae; 4) an unofficial transcript; and 5) two (2) letters of recommendation, one of which must directly address the applicant's teaching ability. All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon’s employment website. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2020, and will continue until the position is filled. Completed applications must be received by the December 1, 2020 deadline to guarantee full consideration.