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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 Media Production

    The Department of Communication and Media Arts at Marymount Manhattan College seeks applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor in Media Production to begin fall 2019.

     

    Required: A graduate degree in media production or a related field by the time of appointment, a record of teaching excellence, extensive production experience, a commitment to service, a dedication to diversity and inclusivity, and an active creative work agenda.  Terminal degree preferred.

     

    The successful applicant will be able to teach a wide range of media production courses and will be attentive to emerging trends in the field.  At least one course per semester will be taught in the TV production studio including courses such as COMM 222 TV Studio Production and/or COMM 342 Advanced TV Studio Production.  Other courses taught by the successful applicant will depend on their areas of expertise and may include video production courses (COMM 233 Video Field Production, COMM 359 Directing Video), new media production courses (COMM 225 New Media Techniques, COMM 325 Interactive Media), sound design courses (COMM 216 Digital Sound Workshop, COMM 349 Projects in Digital Sound), and/or other generalized production courses (COMM 112 Storytelling Across Media, COMM 403 Capstone Projects 1, COMM 405 Capstone Projects 2).  The faculty member will contribute to curriculum development, will advise and mentor students, and will be an active member of the department and division.

     

    Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a link to portfolio or reel, contact information for three references, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. We also ask all candidates to submit a personal statement that details how you have worked to promote diversity, equity and inclusion in your previous positions and/or how you would plan to continue doing so at Marymount Manhattan College.  This statement might include a candidate’s willingness or ability to teach a general education course in Racial and/or Ethnic Perspectives. 

     

    Preference will be granted to applications received by February 15, 2019. Send materials to cmafacultysearch@mmm.edu and to the attention of Professor Dan Hunt.  Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S.

     Marymount Manhattan College (MMC) is an independent, private, dynamic liberal arts college on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.  Faithful to the vision of its founders, the College has a long history of reaching out to diverse populations in need of higher education.  The College student body continues to become more diverse as we recruit students from underrepresented groups, including more first generation, LGBTQ, and ethnically diverse students from a national pool.  Providing a small college experience in the heart of the city, MMC enrolls approximately 2,000 students with an 11:1 student-teacher ratio.  We emphasize community-based and hands-on learning.  MMC graduates identify themselves as creative changemakers.  At Marymount Manhattan College, we fundamentally believe that creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community is a goal to be fervently pursued and translated into action. We place an importance on culturally competent faculty who demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusivity and will work towards these values. Applicants from traditionally underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Marymount Manhattan College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.  For more information about our commitment to diversity, please go to https://www.mmm.edu/offices/presidents-office/diversity-inclusion

  • Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts: Playwriting

    The Theatre Arts department at Marymount Manhattan College seeks applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts: Playwriting to begin Fall 2019.

    Required: 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 record of professional production of their work; professional experience of developing new work; knowledge of traditional and contemporary forms, and diverse voices in playwriting; three-years or more of college level teaching experience and a developed playwriting pedagogy; organizational, leadership, and collaborative skills; 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. Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S.

    Responsibilities: This position supports the BA Writing for the Stage concentration. Teaching focuses on Playwriting Technique (all levels), and can include courses in Script Analysis, Playwriting Career Seminar, and Playwright/Director Workshop. Outside the department, this faculty member could also teach NYC Seminars, Advanced Interdisciplinary Perspectives courses, and writing for performance courses for other disciplines. The typical teaching load for tenure-track faculty is 4/3.

    Co-curricular teaching responsibilities include ongoing mentoring of students’ creative and professional development, and producing staged readings, short play festivals, and guest panels. The preferred candidate will bring demonstrated leadership and community-building skills to the concentration and the department, will assist in curriculum development, assessment, and student recruitment for this area. Other responsibilities for all faculty include college-wide service, participation in divisional and college meetings, academic advisement, mentoring of students, and ongoing creative and/or scholarly accomplishment. 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/ .

    Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. We ask all candidates to submit a personal statement that details how they have worked to promote diversity, equity and inclusion in their previous positions and how they would plan to continue doing so at Marymount Manhattan College. This statement might include a candidate’s willingness or ability to teach a general education course in Racial and/or Ethnic perspectives. All application information should be sent to: theatrefacultysearch@mmm.edu . Application review begins February 20, 2019 and continues until position is filled.

    Marymount Manhattan College (MMC) is an independent, private, dynamic liberal arts college on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Faithful to the vision of its founders, the College has a long history of reaching out to diverse populations in need of higher education. The College student body continues to become more diverse as we recruit students from underrepresented groups, including more first generation, LGBTQ, and ethnically diverse students from a national pool. Providing a small college experience in the heart of the city, MMC enrolls approximately 2,000 students with an 11:1 student-teacher ratio. We emphasize community-based and hands-on learning. MMC graduates identify themselves as creative change-makers. At Marymount Manhattan College, we fundamentally believe that creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community is a goal to be fervently pursued and translated into action. We place an importance on culturally competent faculty who demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusivity and will work towards these values. Applicants from traditionally underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information about our commitment to diversity, please go to https://www.mmm.edu/offices/presidents-office/diversity-inclusion .

  • Assistant Professor of Dance

    The Department of Dance at Marymount Manhattan College seeks applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Dance with teaching expertise in ballet to begin fall 2019.

    The primary instructional responsibilities of the successful candidate will be to teach all levels of ballet technique, particularly beginning and intermediate levels, pointe, and/or men’s class. Demonstrable emphasis on anatomical knowledge informed by contemporary practices is desirable. Additional duties include mentoring of student work, choreographing/staging work for both the BFA and BA population, participation in student assessment and academic advisement, curriculum development, recruitment activities including attendance at auditions, scholarly/creative activities, college-wide committees, faculty meetings and participation in other teaching and administrative assignments determined in consultation with the department of Dance Chair.

    The successful candidate will have a well-established career, includinghe ability to stage master works, reconstructions and repertory.  A preferred candidate will have connections in the dance world that could lead to internship opportunities and community outreach.  The ability to teach courses in the college’s Gen Ed program is also highly desirable.

     

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Oversee curriculum and implementation of all ballet level and courses taught, including acting as the liaison for all co-teachers and adjuncts professors in technique classes
    • Coordinate with ballet faculty for placement and advisement of students in the Ballet courses
    • Keep regular office hours for students, provide mentoring assistance as needed, and perform student advising duties
    • Keep active in academic field of specialization through professional development, scholarly research/choreography, publishing, and professional activities
    • Serve on college and university committees and engage in university and community service, including program/curriculum assessment and the development of outreach activities
    • Mentor and supervise undergraduate students in research/choreography projects and internship opportunities
    • Participate in college and university programs to recruit and retain students
    • The typical teaching load for tenure-track faculty is 4/3.

    Qualifications

    • M.F.A./M.A. degree in Dance and/or equivalent professional experience and experience in one or more of the following areas: ballet pedagogy in theory and practice, partnering, world dance forms, dance technology, composition, anatomy, original ballet choreography for performances and courses offered to majors/non-majors such as Writing I & II or Advanced Interdisciplinary Perspective (AIP) courses.
    • Undergraduate Degree required.
    • Minimum two years of college level teaching experience
    • Expertise in ballet practices and career involvement with the dance field on a professional level
    • Expertise and professional experience in dance performance practices
    • Demonstrated research and publication/choreography record
    • Potential for or past success securing external grants/research funding

     

    MMC’s Dance programs offer outstanding professional training, a rich liberal arts curriculum and the opportunity to enjoy New York City’s unparalleled cultural resources.  The Dance Department enrolls 230 BFA/BA majors combined.  The curriculum includes a broad range of dance styles, preparing graduates to perform in diverse venues from ballet to musical theatre, and supplements technical training with eight areas of concentration divided into four BFA and BA programs.

     

    Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. We ask all candidates to submit a personal statement that details how you have worked to promote diversity, equity and inclusion in your previous positions and how you would plan to continue doing so at Marymount Manhattan College. This statement might include a candidate’s willingness or ability to teach a general education course in Racial and/or Ethnic perspectives. All application information should be sent to: dancefacultysearch@mmm.edu by February 15th, 2019.

     

    Marymount Manhattan College (MMC) is an independent, private, dynamic liberal arts college on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Faithful to the vision of its founders, the College has a long history of reaching out to diverse populations in need of higher education. The College student body continues to become more diverse as we recruit students from underrepresented groups, including more first generation, LGBTQ, and ethnically diverse students from a national pool. Providing a small college experience in the heart of the city, MMC enrolls approximately 2,000 students with an 11:1 student-teacher ratio. We emphasize community-based and hands-on learning. MMC graduates identify themselves as creative changemakers. At Marymount Manhattan College, we fundamentally believe that creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community is a goal to be fervently pursued and translated into action. We place an importance on culturally competent faculty who demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusivity and will work towards these values. Applicants from traditionally underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information about our commitment to diversity, please go to https://www.mmm.edu/offices/presidents-office/diversity-inclusion .

  • Assistant Professor of Politics and Human Rights

    The Department of Politics and Human Rights at Marymount Manhattan College seeks applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Politics and Human Rights to begin fall 2019.

     

    Required: Candidates should hold an earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in the social sciences, including but not limited to Anthropology, Political Science, Sociology, Geography, Urban Studies, Public Policy, or Social Work. Applicants nearing the completion of the doctorate (ABD) with an expectation of degree completion by August 31, 2019 may be considered. Candidates should have stand-alone, higher education teaching experience and the expertise to teach applied research methods in an interdisciplinary Politics & Human Rights program, including a specialized class on applied qualitative and quantitative research methods, inclusive of, but not limited to, statistics and data visualization.

    The successful candidate should also possess demonstrated experience interacting with government and private agencies, non-governmental organizations, and/or social justice groups, and the promise of an active research agenda. The ability to contribute to an interdisciplinary program in Social Work and course offerings in the College’s upper-level Racial and Ethnic Perspectives category is strongly preferred, along with competence to teach courses in policy analysis, social justice, and urban studies.

    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 should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a statement of teaching philosophy, and an example of scholarly work. The initial application may also include up to three letters of recommendation. We also ask all candidates to submit a personal statement that details how you plan to promote diversity, equity and inclusion at Marymount Manhattan College. All application information should be sent to humsoc@mmm.edu ; please include “Politics & Human Rights Tenure-Track Application” in the subject line. Applications received by December 10th will be prioritized. The position will remain open, however, until filled.

    Marymount Manhattan College (MMC) is an independent, private, dynamic liberal arts college on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.  Faithful to the vision of its founders, the College has a long history of reaching to diverse populations in need of higher education.  The College student body continues to become more diverse as we recruit students from underrepresented groups, including more first generation, LGBTQ, and ethnically diverse students from a national pool.  Providing a small college experience in the heart of the city, MMC enrolls approximately 2,000 students with an 11:1 student-teacher ratio.  We emphasize community-based and hands-on learning.  MMC graduates identify themselves as creative changemakers.  At Marymount Manhattan College, we fundamentally believe that creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community is a goal to be fervently pursued and translated into action. We place an importance on culturally competent faculty who demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusivity and will work towards these values. Applicants from traditionally underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information about our commitment to diversity, please go to https://www.mmm.edu/offices/presidents-office/diversity-inclusion .

  • Assistant Professor of Marketing/Business

    The Business Division at Marymount Manhattan College seeks applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Business/ Marketing to begin fall 2019.

     

    Required: Ph.D. or DBA in Marketing/Business preferred.  Candidates with requisite teaching and scholarly experience and on track to complete a doctorate will be considered for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor; others will be appointed at the rank of Instructor. 

     

    The successful applicant will demonstrate the ability to teach a range of courses in business and marketing including marketing research, digital marketing, and data analytics, with specialization/experience in one or more of the following areas:  brand management, retail management, digital retailing, merchandising, social entrepreneurship or marketing to the bottom of the pyramid. Responsibilities include the successful pursuit of a scholarly agenda, and divisional and college service.

     

    Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, one example of a research/working paper, sample syllabi and evidence of teaching effectiveness including formal student evaluations.

     

    We also ask all candidates to submit a personal statement that details how you have worked to promote diversity, equity and inclusion in your previous positions and/or how you would plan to continue doing so at Marymount Manhattan College.  This statement might include a candidate’s willingness or ability to teach a general education course in Racial and/or Ethnic Perspectives. 

     

    Applications will receive priority consideration if received by February 4, 2019. Review of applications will begin Feb 11, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.  All application materials should be sent to: bmgafacultysearch@mmm.edu

     

    Marymount Manhattan College (MMC) is an independent, private, dynamic liberal arts college on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.  Faithful to the vision of its founders, the College has a long history of reaching out to diverse populations in need of higher education.  The College student body continues to become more diverse as we recruit students from underrepresented groups, including more first generation, LGBTQ, and ethnically diverse students from a national pool.  Providing a small college experience in the heart of the city, MMC enrolls approximately 2,000 students with an 11:1 student-teacher ratio.  We emphasize community-based and hands-on learning.  MMC graduates identify themselves as creative changemakers.  At Marymount Manhattan College, we fundamentally believe that creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive community is a goal to be fervently pursued and translated into action. We place an importance on culturally competent faculty who demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusivity and will work towards these values. Applicants from traditionally underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information about our commitment to diversity, please go to https://www.mmm.edu/offices/presidents-office/diversity-inclusion

     

     

  • Assistant Professor of Biology

    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, pending budget approval.  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 or equivalent is required.  Specialization in neuroscience or neuroanatomy is strongly preferred. The ideal candidate will establish a research program involving undergraduate students in the biological sciences, coordinate the Body Science and Motion concentration with the Dance department, and contribute to the behavioral neuroscience major.

     

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Plan courses and prepare syllabi in the biology and behavioral neuroscience programs
    • Coordinate with the Dance department the schedule and advisement of students in the Body Science and Motion concentration
    • 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
    • Knowledge of dance/movement pedagogy and/or prior interaction with dancers
    • 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 expertise in Neuroscience

     

    Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a short statement of teaching experience, research objectives, and identify at least three individuals as references. All materials should be sent to biofacsearch@mmm.edu

  • Assistant Professor of Dance

    The department of Dance at Marymount Manhattan College is recruiting a tenure-track faculty member in Dance with teaching expertise in Anatomy and Somatic Practices, pending final budget approval.  The primary instructional responsibilities of the successful candidate will be to teach Anatomy I & II, Somatic Practices and Intro to Movement Analysis and Notation, and to develop courses for the college’s Upper Level Gen Ed in the area of Natural Science Perspectives. Additionally, successful candidates will be fully prepared to teach courses in the Medical Science curriculum of the Biology department: Anatomy, Human Physiology and/or Animal Physiology.  A Ph.D in Physical Therapy, Kinesiology, Motor Development, Movement Science and Exercise Physiology, or medical training are highly desirable. Ph.D’s in Biology or Neuroscience or other closely related fields are also desirable. The ideal candidate will establish ongoing internship opportunities for the BA Dance: Body, Science & Motion (BS&M) undergraduate students, coordinate the BS&M concentration with the Science department, and contribute to the development of the BS&M Dance concentration.

     

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Plan courses and prepare syllabi for the Body, Science & Motion BA concentration in Dance
    • Coordinate with the Science department the schedule and advisement of students in the Body Science and Motion concentration
    • 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 and internship opportunities
    • Participate in college and university programs to recruit and retain students

    Qualifications

    • Doctorate (Ph.D. or equivalent) in pertinent field
    • Minimum two years of college level teaching experience
    • Expertise in dance/movement practices and career involvement with the dance field on a professional level
    • Expertise and professional experience in dance performance practices
    • Demonstrated research and publication record
    • Potential for or past success securing external grants/research funding
    • Ability to teach courses in the biomedical sciences, specifically anatomy, human and animal physiology

     

    Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a short statement of teaching experience, research objectives, and identify at least three individuals as references. All materials should be sent to dancefacultysearch@mmm.edu