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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.

  • Visiting Instructor or Assistant Professor One-year Visiting Faculty Position with possibility of conversion to Tenure-Track position in Psychology/Social Work

    The Department of Psychology is recruiting a Visiting Instructor or Visiting Assistant Professor to begin in Fall 2018.  This is a one year full-time non tenure-track position.  The position will be housed in the Psychology Department but the successful candidate will be asked to teach a combination of courses in Social Work and Psychology.  The teaching load will be 7-8 courses for the school year.  Courses may be scheduled during the day and/or during the evening. 

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Teach a combination of Psychology and Social Work courses, possibly including (but not limited to) General Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Counseling Techniques, Family Processes, Introduction to Social Work, and Methods and Practices in Social Work
    • Consult on the re-organization of an interdisciplinary minor in Social Work
    • Develop a network of internship and practicum sites in the social work field that accept undergraduate students
    • Utilize an effective and student-centered teaching style informed by best practices in the education literature
    • Keep regular posted office hours for students and participate in student advising
    • Attend departmental and faculty meetings and assist with departmental activities
    • Supervise student projects and/or practicum experiences as needed
    • Continue professional development activities

     

    Qualifications

    • Doctorate or terminal degree in Clinical Psychology or Social Work
    • At least two years of college level teaching experience
    • Academic background and teaching experience in some or all of the courses listed above
    • Evidence of teaching effectiveness
    • Professional experience in a helping profession
    • Demonstrated current research or scholarly interests and involvement

     

    Review of submitted materials will begin on May 1, 2018 and continue until the position has been filled.  Applicants should submit a cover letter with contact information, curriculum vitae, a short statement of teaching experience and teaching philosophy, a short statement of research/scholarly interests, and names and contact information for three professional 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.

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology/Ecology One-year Visiting Faculty Position with possibility of conversion to Tenure-Track position in Biology/Ecology

    The Department of Natural Sciences is recruiting a one-year full-time Visiting Assistant Professor in Biology/Ecology with emphasis in Urban Ecology. The primary instructional responsibilities will be to teach lecture and labs for General Biology II (organismal biology for majors), introductory Environmental Science, and a field-based freshman seminar in Urban Ecology.  Other potential teaching responsibilities include upper-level Ecology and Conservation Biology, and non-major science courses in the General Education curriculum. The teaching load will be 12 credit hours each semester. Ability to teach urban/environmental policy courses across the curriculum is preferred.

     

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • 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
    • Teach a field-based freshman seminar with a focus on urban ecology/ecosystem science in NYC
    • Mentor and advise freshman science majors
    • Work closely with upper-class undergraduate Peer Leader in freshman seminar course
    • Participate in College programs to recruit and retain students
    • For conversion to tenure-track, an active scholarly research program with undergraduates and service on College-wide committees will be expected.

    Qualifications

    • Doctorate (Ph.D. or equivalent) in Biology or closely related field
    • Minimum two years of college-level teaching experience
    • Ability to teach courses in the organismal biology/ecology field
    • Experience in field-based teaching and learning
    • Specialization in Urban Ecology preferred
    • Ability to teach urban/ environmental policy classes preferred

     

    Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, short statements of teaching and research experience, and at least three references. Materials should be sent to the attention of the Search Committee at sciencedivision@mmm.edu

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology 1-year Faculty position in Biology – Anatomy and Physiology

    The Department of Natural Sciences is recruiting a visiting faculty member in Biology with teaching expertise in Anatomy and Physiology and preferred specialization in Developmental Neurobiology. The primary instructional responsibilities will be to teach lectures and labs in Biology major courses, such as lower level Anatomy and Human Physiology and 300-level Animal Physiology. Some General Education courses will be also part of the teaching load, as needed by the department for a total load of 12 credits each semester.

     

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • 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
    • Participate in College programs to recruit and retain students
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    Qualifications

    • Doctorate (Ph.D. or equivalent) in Biology or closely related field
    • Minimum two years of college-level teaching experience
    • Ability to teach courses in the biomedical sciences, specifically anatomy and human/animal physiology

     

    Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, short statement of teaching experience, and three references. Materials should be sent to the attention of the Search Committee at sciencedivision@mmm.edu