Employment at Hillsdale College brings with it excellent working conditions, an outstanding benefits package and participation in a high educational mission.
Physics Tenure-Track Position
Applications are invited for a tenure-track assistant professor position that starts August 2016 to replace a retiring faculty member. A commitment to teaching of undergraduate non-majors and physics majors is essential. A Ph.D. in Physics or a closely related field is required. Hillsdale College, is a private, well-endowed, co-educational, liberal arts school of 1450 students. It is located on a 200-acre site in a beautiful, small Michigan town. The Physics Department is well equipped and has 19,000 sq. ft. of floor space. Salary is competitive with similar schools.
Applicants should familiarize themselves with the College’s Mission Statement and include in their application a detailed response to the mission, addressing their interest and ability to teach in light of its commitments. Applicants should also submit statements on their teaching philosophy, plans for undergraduate research, and professional goals. Copies of college and graduate school transcripts should be submitted. Three letters of reference are required. Electronic submissions welcome.
Applications will be reviewed beginning Dec. 1, 2015 until the position is filled. Send application materials to Mrs. Cindy Hoard, Science Division Secretary, Hillsdale College, 33 E. College St., Hillsdale, MI 49242, firstname.lastname@example.org, (517) 437-7341 X2390, Fax (517) 607-2252. Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Kenneth Hayes, Physics Dept. Chair, email@example.com, 517-607-2385.
Hillsdale College invites applications for a full-time faculty position at the rank of assistant professor of Philosophy beginning August 2016. This is a five-year position with the possibility of becoming tenure-track. AOS 20th Century Analytic, specific area open. AOC History of Philosophy. The 3/3 teaching load will include two sections of the core class covering the history of the Western Philosophical Tradition from the Pre-Socratics to the present. See http://goo.gl/9bjYns for the course goals and common readings. Salary competitive. PhD required.
Your application package must include: a) a letter of application that presents evidence of strong undergraduate teaching skills and your research interests; b) a statement of teaching philosophy; and c) a statement responding to the College’s Mission Statement that includes a discussion of the candidate’s ability to teach in the light of those commitments. The application package must also include a curriculum vitae, three up-to-date letters of recommendation, transcripts, and a self-addressed, stamped postcard for acknowledgment of the completed application. All materials must be received by December 10, 2015. Send materials to Dr. Thomas Burke (firstname.lastname@example.org), Philosophy Dept., 33 College St., Hillsdale, MI 49242.
Classical Education Tenure-Track Position
The Education Department invites applications for a tenure-track position in Classical Education. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline—such as Philosophy, Philosophy of Education, History, Literature, or Classics—at the time of appointment and should possess a firm understanding of the classical liberal arts (trivium and quadrivium) and classical K-12 education. They should have the desire to teach a variety of courses that will include Logic and Rhetoric in Classical Education (EDU 393) and may include Classical Quadrivium (EDU 301), Philosophy of Education (EDU 360) and other offerings in Classical Education. Candidates should also provide evidence of a willingness and ability to assist in managing the growing responsibilities of the Education Department, including preparing Hillsdale College students for teaching positions in classical K-12 schools and offering continuing education for K-12 teachers and administrators.
Hillsdale College is a small (1,400 full-time, residential students), fully accredited, nonsectarian, independent college of liberal arts, committed to the Western tradition, informed by Judeo-Christian faith, and dedicated to excellence in teaching undergraduate students. A liberal education at Hillsdale College entails the study of things inherently worthwhile—things that are good, true, and beautiful. Hillsdale students are known for their intellectual curiosity and capacity as well as their love of learning. Hillsdale is consistently ranked among America’s best colleges by The Princeton Review, Forbes, and U.S. News and World Report. Applicants should familiarize themselves with the College’s Mission Statement and include in their application a separate one-page response to the mission, addressing their interest in that mission and their ability to teach in light of its commitments.
Candidates should send a letter of application that includes a personal statement addressing the applicant’s teaching philosophy and qualifications for the position. They should also send a curriculum vitae, a response to the College’s Mission Statement, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, a short summary of teaching evaluations, and at least three letters of recommendation.
Please send application materials to Dr. Dan Coupland, Associate Professor of Education, Hillsdale College, 33 E. College St., Hillsdale, MI 49242. For more information, please contact Dr. Coupland at email@example.com Review of applications will begin Oct. 1, 2015, and will continue until the position is filled or closed.
Biochemistry Tenure-Track Position
The Chemistry Department at Hillsdale College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in Biochemistry. The position starts August 2016 and requires enthusiastic commitment to teaching and research at the undergraduate level. Hillsdale has a thriving, collegial, ACS-approved department with six full-time Ph.D. faculty (expanding to seven) and outstanding students and facilities. Each year we graduate 15-25 majors in chemistry and biochemistry. Because of steady growth in our biochemistry major, we seek a dynamic colleague to join in teaching courses and guiding undergraduate research in biochemistry. The new faculty member will also likely share in teaching either general chemistry or liberal arts core chemistry for non-science majors. Research area is open within the broad field of biochemistry and must be suitable for undergraduate participation.
Hillsdale College, founded in 1844, is a selective, independent, national liberal arts college of 1,500 students. Hillsdale has traditionally upheld two concepts: academic excellence and institutional independence. Applicants should familiarize themselves with the College’s Mission Statement and include in their application a response to the mission, addressing their interest and ability to teach in light of its commitments.
Ph.D. required. Applications are due by Oct. 1, 2015 and include cover letter, response to college Mission Statement (see above), resume or CV, teaching experience and philosophy, research proposal, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. Submissions may be electronic (PDF) to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to Dr. Mark Nussbaum, Chemistry Dept. Chair, Hillsdale College, 33 E. College St., Hillsdale, MI 49242 (USA). For additional information see our web page at http://www.hillsdale.edu/academics/majors/chemistry.asp, or contact Dr. Nussbaum at (517) 607-2612 or via e-mail. EOE
Mathematics Tenure-Track Position
Applications are invited for a tenure-track position in mathematics or applied mathematics at the assistant professor level beginning in August 2016.
Candidates for this position are required to have a Ph. D. in mathematics by the time of appointment and to be willing to teach various undergraduate mathematics courses.
Candidates must also have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching undergraduate mathematics. Duties for this position include teaching three courses per semester at all levels of undergraduate mathematics. The Department offers majors in both mathematics and applied mathematics and graduates approximately 15 majors per year.Hillsdale College, founded in 1844, is an independent, coeducational, four-year liberal arts college of 1,400 students. Hillsdale has traditionally upheld two concepts: academic excellence and institutional independence. Applicants should familiarize themselves with the College’s Mission Statement and include in their application a response to the mission, addressing their interest and ability to teach in view of its commitments.
Candidates should apply electronically at http://www.mathjobs.org. Complete applications include a personal statement addressing the applicant’s teaching philosophy, qualifications for the position, and a response to the College’s Mission Statement; a research statement; curriculum vitae; graduate transcript; a short summary of teaching evaluations; and at least three letters of recommendation.
For any additional information, contact Sam Webster via e-mail at email@example.com.
Review of applications will begin November 15, 2015, and will continue until the position is filled or closed. We will be interviewing candidates at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in Seattle in January. EOE
General Manager of the Hillsdale College Radio Station
Responsibilities are to oversee the management and operation of Hillsdale College’s new campus radio station, 101.7 FM, WRFH (Radio Free Hillsdale). This person will be involved at every stage of broadcast operations, including station programming/management, commercial productions, digital audio editing, traffic, and station promotions.
The General Manager will always be supportive of the mission of Hillsdale College, and will be responsible for properly maintained program content that is to be conformed to the College’s established brand standards and guidelines.
The successful candidate will develop a broadcast program that involves students and helps them learn both the rhetorical ability to communicate across the medium as well as the basic technical skills of running a station. The position requires someone with experience operating a radio station, is familiar with basic FCC requirements, and has the ability to develop and teach classes. A job description can be viewed by clicking here.
Necessary qualifications include a passion for radio, working with young people, and Hillsdale College.
If you wish to be considered, please send resume, letter of interest and three references to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to Hillsdale College, Hiring Manager, 33 E. College Street, Hillsdale, MI 49242.
Part-Time Staff Positions
Dow Center Hotel Guest Services Team Member
Work times will be based on occupancy with different work schedules each week (includes some weekends and must be flexible to work all shifts). Hours will vary depending on occupancy and need. Person will share in cleaning guest rooms, meeting rooms, public areas, and restrooms as well as conference room set-ups, laundry, and front desk operations.
Please email cover letter, résumé, and three references to email@example.com or mail to Hillsdale College, Hiring Coordinator, 33 E. College Street, Hillsdale, Michigan 49242.
Dow Center Hotel Weekend Night Auditor
Hours are Saturday and Sunday 11:30 p.m.–7:30 a.m. Primary duties are to analyze and process the daily work of the hotel and conference center while handling front desk operations. Must have basic office skills, an understanding of general math, experience using a computer along with bookkeeping/accounting.
Please email cover letter, resume, and three references to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to Hillsdale College, 33 E. College Street, Hillsdale Michigan 49242.
Fraternity House Part-Time Cook
Two years of food preparation experience is preferred or an equivalent combination of education and training. Responsibilities include maintaining safety and cleanliness in kitchen area, meal planning, grocery shopping, and preparing lunch and dinner five days a week for up to 36 people during the school year. The cook will be required to plan and prepare meals with the house director and fraternity leadership for several special occasions throughout the school year.
Email resume and three references to email@example.com or contact Debbie Brown at 517 607-2336.
Hillsdale College is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).