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MARYMOUNT MANHATTAN COLLEGE, an urban, independent, liberal arts college with an enrollment of approximately 2000 undergraduates, located on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, invites applications for the following faculty positions to “begin September 2018,” pending final budget approval:

Note: Positions are generally posted in the Fall of each academic year.

MMC faculty must have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching within a liberal arts environment. Marymount Manhattan College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • Assistant Professor of Biology

    The department of Natural Sciences is recruiting a tenure-track faculty member in Biology with teaching expertise in Anatomy and Physiology and specialization in Developmental Neurobiology.  The primary instructional responsibilities of the successful candidate will be to teach lectures and labs for Anatomy, Human Physiology and Animal Physiology. Since many of the students taking Anatomy and Physiology are dance majors, expertise with dance and movement pedagogy is strongly preferred.  The ideal candidate will establish a research program involving undergraduate students in the biological sciences, preferably on the neurobiology of movement, develop courses within the behavioral neuroscience major, and contribute to the general education curriculum.

     

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Plan courses and prepare syllabi in the biology and behavioral neuroscience programs
    • Make effective use of appropriate technology, learning software, and the learning management system in course delivery
    • Develop an effective teaching style informed by best practices in education literature
    • Perform data collection related to monitoring of program and general education learning outcomes as needed to fulfill assessment requirements and to monitor student success
    • Communicate effectively with students regarding course content, assignments, and exams
    • Keep regular office hours for students, provide tutoring assistance as needed, and perform student advising duties
    • Keep active in academic field of specialization through professional development, scholarly research, publishing, and professional activities
    • Serve on college and university committees and engage in university and community service including development of outreach activities
    • Mentor and supervise undergraduate students in scholarly research projects
    • Participate in college and university programs to recruit and retain students

    Qualifications

    • Doctorate (Ph.D. or equivalent) in Biology or closely related field
    • Minimum two years of college level teaching experience
    • Demonstrated research and publication record
    • Potential for or past success securing external research funding
    • Potential or past experience in supervising undergraduate research students
    • Ability to teach courses in the biomedical sciences, specifically anatomy, human and animal physiology
    • Preference will be given to candidates who have experience interacting with dancers/dance majors

     

    Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a short statement of teaching experience, research objectives, and identify at least three individuals as references. Please send the materials to: Kate Warner at   sciencedivision@mmm.edu .  If materials cannot be sent electronically, please mail to: Kate Warner, Division of the Sciences, Marymount Manhattan College, 221 East 71st Street, New York, NY 10021.

  • Assistant Professor: Theatre Arts (Voice & Speech)

    Description:

    Full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts in Voice & Speech will be available Fall 2018. This position supports the BA Theatre Performance and BFA Acting programs, and teaching areas include courses in Voice & Speech for the Actor I & II, Dialects, Voice & Speech Practicum, and voice and dialect coaching of mainstage productions. Other responsibilities for all theatre faculty include college-wide service, participation in divisional and college meetings, academic advisement, mentoring of students, assisting in student recruitment, and ongoing creative and/or scholarly accomplishment. Marymount Manhattan College is an independent liberal arts institution and the Theatre Arts department offers several programs including BA Theatre Arts (with seven concentrations), Musical Theatre, and BFA Acting. For more info on our Theatre Arts programs: http://www.mmm.edu/departments/theatre-arts/.

      Qualifications:

    Candidates must hold an MFA or PhD in Theatre, or an earned bachelor’s degree and equivalent professional experience based on the College’s degree equivalency option.  Copies of the degree equivalency policy for Theatre Arts faculty will be made available to appropriate candidates during the application process. Primary area of expertise is voice and speech, and a desired secondary emphasis in movement for actors.  Candidates must have professional experience; organizational and collaborative skills; college level teaching experience; the successful pursuit of a scholarly and/or artistic agenda; and a commitment to pre-professional theatre training within the context of a liberal arts education.

     Application:

    Application review begins February 15, 2018 and continues until position is filled.  Send letter, vitae, and three current contacts for references to: theatrefacultysearch@mmm.edu.

    Marymount Manhattan College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.+

  • Assistant Professor: Theatre Arts (Stage Management)

    Description:

    Full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts in Stage Management will be available Fall 2018. This position supports the BA concentrations in Producing & Management and Design & Technical Production. Teaching focuses on Stage Management I, Stage Management II, and Practicum (mentoring student stage managers throughout the production process for department productions). Additional courses could include Production Management and Stagecraft for Stage Managers. Other responsibilities for all theatre faculty include college-wide service, participation in divisional and college meetings, academic advisement, mentoring of students, assisting in student recruitment, and ongoing creative and/or scholarly accomplishment. Marymount Manhattan College is an independent liberal arts institution and the Theatre Arts department offers several programs including BA Theatre Arts (with seven concentrations), Musical Theatre, and BFA Acting. For more information about our Theatre Arts programs: http://www.mmm.edu/departments/theatre-arts/.

     Q ualifications:

    Candidates must hold an MFA or PhD in Theatre, or an earned bachelor’s degree and equivalent professional experience based on the College’s degree equivalency option.  Copies of the degree equivalency policy for Theatre Arts faculty will be made available to appropriate candidates during the application process. Candidates must have professional stage management experience under AEA guidelines and a developed technical theatre pedagogy; organizational and collaborative skills; college level teaching experience; the successful pursuit of a scholarly and/or artistic agenda; and a commitment to pre-professional theatre training within the context of a liberal arts education.

     Application:

    Application review begins February 15, 2018 and continues until position is filled.  Send letter, vitae, and three current contacts for references to: theatrefacultysearch@mmm.edu. Marymount Manhattan College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

  • Assistant Professor: Theatre Arts in Musical Theatre (Music Direction and Musicianship)

    Description:

    Full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts in Musical Theatre will be available Fall 2018. This position supports the Musical Theatre program and teaching areas focus on Musical Theatre Fundamentals, and Music Direction of department productions. A secondary emphasis in Musical Theatre History is also desirable. Other responsibilities for all theatre faculty include college-wide service, participation in divisional and college meetings, academic advisement, mentoring of students, assisting in student recruitment, and ongoing creative and/or scholarly accomplishment. Marymount Manhattan College is an independent liberal arts institution and the Theatre Arts department offers several programs including BA Theatre Arts (with seven concentrations), Musical Theatre, and BFA Acting. For more information about our Theatre Arts programs: http://www.mmm.edu/departments/theatre-arts/ and about Musical Theatre: http://www.mmm.edu/departments/theatre-arts/minors/musical-theatre.php

      Qualifications:

    Candidates must hold the appropriate terminal degree in Music or Theatre, or an earned bachelor’s degree and equivalent professional experience based on the College’s degree equivalency option.  Copies of the degree equivalency policy for Theatre Arts faculty will be made available to appropriate candidates during the application process. Candidates must have a strong knowledge of the musical theatre repertoire; expertise in musical direction, music arranging, musicianship, and music theory; professional experience; organizational and collaborative skills; college level teaching experience; the successful pursuit of a scholarly and/or artistic agenda; and a commitment to pre-professional theatre training within the context of a liberal arts education.

     Application:

    Application review begins February 15, 2018 and continues until position is filled.  Send letter, vitae, and three current contacts for references to: theatrefacultysearch@mmm.edu. Marymount Manhattan College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

  • Assistant Professor: Theatre Arts (Musical Theatre Performance)

    Description:

    Two full-time, tenure-track, Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts positions in Musical Theatre will be available Fall 2018. These two positions support the full range of the Musical Theatre program that includes full-year classes in Musical Theatre Techniques, Scene into Song, and Musical Audition/Portfolio, as well as teaching the Musical Theatre History portions of Musical Theatre Fundamentals. Other responsibilities for all theatre faculty include college-wide service, participation in divisional and college meetings, academic advisement, mentoring of students, assisting in student recruitment, and ongoing creative and/or scholarly accomplishment. Marymount Manhattan College is an independent liberal arts institution and the Theatre Arts department offers several programs including BA Theatre Arts (with seven concentrations), Musical Theatre, and BFA Acting. For more information about our Theatre Arts programs: http://www.mmm.edu/departments/theatre-arts/ and about Musical Theatre: http://www.mmm.edu/departments/theatre-arts/minors/musical-theatre.php.

    Qualifications:

    Candidates must hold an MFA or PhD in Theatre, or an earned bachelor’s degree and equivalent professional experience based on the College’s degree equivalency option.  Copies of the degree equivalency policy for Theatre Arts faculty will be made available to appropriate candidates during the application process.  Candidates must have a strong knowledge of the musical theatre repertoire, expertise in musical theatre performance techniques, audition techniques, and musical theatre history. Experience as a stage director and/or choreographer of musical theatre is also desirable. Candidates must also have professional experience; organizational and collaborative skills; college level teaching experience; the successful pursuit of a scholarly and/or artistic agenda; and a commitment to pre-professional theatre training within the context of a liberal arts education.

    Application:

    Application review begins February 15, 2018 and continues until positions are filled.  Send letter, vitae, and three current professional contacts for references to: theatrefacultysearch@mmm.edu. Marymount Manhattan College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

  • Assistant Professor of Marketing (Tenure-Track position) beginning in September 2018

    Requirements: ABD or MBA in Marketing or a closely related field; PhD or DBA preferred.  Candidates with requisite teaching and scholarly experience and doctorate or plans to complete a doctorate will be considered for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor; others will be appointed at the rank of Instructor. 

    Responsibilities include teaching a range of courses in marketing including introduction to marketing, fashion marketing, fashion merchandising, international marketing, digital marketing, advertising, brand management, retail management, media and arts management and marketing research, with specialization/experience in one or more of the following areas: fashion marketing or marketing for entertainment, media or arts institutions. Responsibilities also include the successful pursuit of a scholarly agenda, and divisional and college service.  Applications should include a cover letter with contact information, curriculum vitae, syllabi samples, student evaluations, a writing sample, and the names and contact information for three professional references.

    Review of applications will begin Feb 22, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.  Electronic submission is preferred.  Please send the application to ctorres@mmm.edu.  If materials cannot be sent electronically, please mail to: Dr. Vandana Rao, Search Committee Chair, Division of Business, Marymount Manhattan College, 221 East 71st Street, New York, NY 10021.

  • Assistant Professor of Journalism

    The Department of Communication and Media Arts at Marymount Manhattan College seeks applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in Journalism to begin fall 2018.

    Required: Applicants should have a graduate degree in Journalism or a related field by the time of appointment, a record of teaching excellence, a commitment to service, and a record of consistent publication in their field. 

    Master’s Degree Candidates will be appointed at the rank of Instructor, and after the second year will be evaluated for appointment to Assistant Professor; those with terminal degrees will be automatically appointed at the rank of Assistant Professor.

    The successful applicant will teach a wide range of journalism classes that cover fundamental as well as emerging forms.  Courses may include COMM 112 Storytelling Across Media; COMM 205 Journalism in the 21st Century; 338 Broadcast Journalism; COMM 395 Media, Law, & Ethics; and COMM 340 Freelance Article Writing. The faculty member will help develop the journalism program. In addition, the faculty member will create an online critical research journal and partner with the Department of English and World Literatures to contribute cross-listed courses.  Additional responsibilities include teaching, service to the College, and a record of consistent publication in their field. The typical teaching load for tenure-track faculty is 4/3. Applicants are encouraged to address how they might incorporate professional journalism experience in their teaching.

    Expertise is required in one or more of the following areas: transmedia nonfiction storytelling; critical race studies; impact of new technologies on reporting practices; analysis of arts, media, fashion or other cultural forms of reporting; and ethics in reporting.

    Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, and evidence of teaching effectiveness to Katherine Wood (kwood@mmm.edu).

    Application materials are due February 16, 2018.

    This position is subject to final budget approval.  Please refer to the college website, www.mmm.edu and catalogue for course program and information. Marymount Manhattan College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

  • Assistant Professor of Cinema and Television Studies

    The Department of Communication and Media Arts at Marymount Manhattan College seeks applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in Cinema and Television Studies to begin fall 2018.

    Required: Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Communication or a related field by the time of appointment, a record of teaching excellence, a commitment to service, and an active research agenda. 

    The successful applicant will teach across our cinema and television studies curriculum that includes courses such as COMM 131 Intro to Cinema Studies, COMM 227 Styles and Genre in Film and Television, COMM 320 The American Television Industry, COMM 330 Film and History, and COMM 357 Contemporary World Cinema. There will be opportunities to develop new courses. Responsibilities include teaching, service to the College, and the successful pursuit of a research agenda leading to publication. The typical teaching load for tenure-track faculty is 4/3. Applicants are encouraged to address how they will utilize the film and television industry of NYC in their teaching.

    Expertise is required in one or more of the following areas: the contemporary American media industry, critical race studies, and the aesthetics and history of cinema and television.

    Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, and evidence of teaching effectiveness to Katherine Wood (kwood@mmm.edu).

    Application materials are due February 16, 2018.

    This position is subject to final budget approval.  Please refer to the college website, www.mmm.edu and catalogue for course program and information. Marymount Manhattan College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.