Employment at Hillsdale College brings with it excellent working conditions, an outstanding benefits package and participation in a high educational mission.
Biologist (Molecular & Cell Biology) for the Biology Department
Hillsdale College, a selective and independent liberal arts college of 1300 students in south-central Michigan, is seeking a broadly trained Biologist (Molecular and Cell Biology specialty). The successful candidate for this tenure-track position, at the assistant professor rank, must demonstrate effective design and teaching of undergraduate classes from introductory non-majors to upper level biology majors, as well as an ability to supervise undergraduate senior thesis research. A Ph.D. in a respective field is required, post-doctoral experience is desirable, and experience with real-time PCR, DNA cloning and sequencing techniques is necessary. The successful candidate will be required to teach introductory and upper level courses in molecular and cell biology to biology and science majors and also develop and teach an introductory core biology course for non-majors that integrates scientific concepts in the context of the Hillsdale College core liberal arts curriculum. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2013. Starting date is August 2014. For additional information contact Dr. Francis X. Steiner at 517-607-2399 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Additional resources and position description can be found at the department website.
Send curriculum vitae, including statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, three letters of recommendation, and transcripts to Dr. Francis X. Steiner, Chairman, Department of Biology, Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, MI 49242. Applicants should familiarize themselves with the College’s Mission Statement and include in their application letter a response to the mission, addressing their interest and ability to teach in the context of a liberal arts environment.
Hillsdale College invites applications for a tenure track position (at a rank subject to qualifications of the successful candidate), beginning fall semester 2014.
Applicants should be aware that their teaching load will require teaching courses in the Western Theological Tradition, which is a new component of the college’s core curriculum, as well as courses in their main area of interest and training. Salary competitive. PhD required. Hillsdale College is a small (1,400 students) independent college of liberal arts, committed to the Western tradition, informed by Judeo-Christian religion, and dedicated to excellence in teaching undergraduate students. Applicants are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the college's mission statement.
Send a letter of application that presents:
- evidence of strong undergraduate teaching skills
- a discussion of the philosophy behind such teaching
- a detailed response to the Hillsdale College Mission Statement that includes a discussion of the candidate's ability to teach in light of the College’s commitments
The application must also include:
- a curriculum vitae
- three up-to-date letters of recommendation
Please send all materials to Dr. Thomas Burke (email@example.com), Dean of Humanities and Department Chair Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, MI 49242.
Review of applications will begin January 15, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.
Assistant/Associate Professor for the Department of Economics & Business Administration
The Department of Economics and Business Administration at Hillsdale College invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, subject to qualifications of the successful candidate, beginning fall semester 2014. Evidence of a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship is a must. Teaching responsibilities will include intermediate macroeconomics, international trade, macroeconomic principles, and microeconomic principles. A teaching interest in labor economics, monetary theory, or economic development is desirable. Candidates with expertise in other areas are welcome to apply. Candidates must have a PhD in economics, or expect to have completed their degree by September 2014. The teaching load is three classes each semester, with an average class size of approximately 25 students.
Candidates must either have U.S. citizenship or be a permanent resident of the US.
Complete applications will include:
- a letter of application
- a curriculum vitae
- statement of teaching and research interests
- sample written work
- at least three up-to-date letters of recommendation.
Within the statement of teaching interests there should be a considered response to the College’s Mission Statement (http://www.hillsdale.edu/about/mission) that includes a discussion of the candidate’s ability to teach in the light of its commitments. Please submit all materials to Professor Gary Wolfram, Director of Economics, Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, MI 49242, postmarked by December 1, 2013.
Director of Student Activities and the Grewcock Student Union in Student Affairs
The position of Director of Student Activities and the Grewcock Union in Student Affairs is now open for application. If you are interested, please email a letter of interest and resume to Debbie Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday, March 5.
This position requires someone who can initiate, plan, develop, and implement a comprehensive campus activities program to include events and activities that enhance student life on campus. Additional responsibilities require the ability to supervise operations within the Grewcock Student Union.
This person will interact with students, staff, parents, and outside vendors and must have a pleasant and professional manner on the phone and in person. Other qualifications include above-average writing and grammar skills, an excellent understanding of organization and management techniques, a skill in budget preparation and fiscal management, an excellent work ethic, a positive attitude, and an ability to work with minimum supervision.
This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree with experience in the supervision of others in developing and maintaining successful student programs. Must also have an understanding and appreciation of the liberal arts curriculum and Mission of Hillsdale College or possess an equivalent combination of education, training, or experience sufficient to demonstrate the ability to perform the job.
Dow Hotel & Conference Center – Guest Services Team Member
Team member needed to share in responsibilities of housekeeping in guest rooms, meeting rooms, public areas, and restrooms as well as conference room set-ups, laundry, and front desk operations. Must provide excellent customer service and perform job duties with attention to detail, speed and accuracy and be a self-motivator who is able to follow directions thoroughly.
Individual must be able to work flexible starting/stopping times, including weekends, based on occupancy and customer needs. This position is part-time as needed.
Email résumé and three references to email@example.com or mail to Hillsdale College, Attn: Debbie Brown, 33 E. College, Hillsdale, MI 49242.
Hillsdale College is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).