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Faculty Openings

New England College is committed to the transformational learning of all students. We seek imaginative, caring, entrepreneurial and energetic faculty skilled in directing efforts to develop our students’ full potential. The successful candidate will be sensitive to different learning styles and be committed to engaged and experiential learning. The ability to teach across disciplines is essential. As one of the ten founding members of Project Pericles, New England College is strongly committed to civic engagement as a central focus of our educational programs. Qualifications for faculty positions include a commitment to a liberal arts education within an academically and culturally diverse college student population. Candidates should have experience teaching at the college level, feel comfortable working with students of varying educational needs and have the desire to develop their areas of scholarship.

Full-time

Associate Dean of Education Division
Library Director

Part-time

Art
Biology
Business
Chemistry
Communication Studies
History
Kinesiology
Mathematics
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Sociology
Writing
 

 

Associate Dean of Education Division

New England College seeks applicants for the position of Associate Dean of the Education Division. The Associate Dean oversees undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education programs in education and related fields  (including undergraduate Education majors and concentrations, Outdoor Leadership; Kinesiology, a Master of Education, several CAGS programs, a Master of Science in Higher Education Administration, and a Doctor of Education program, with concentrations in K-12 Education and Higher Education Administration, along with other programs), with an emphasis on academic excellence, experiential learning, and commitments to our civic and natural environments.

Reporting to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Associate Dean works with the Dean of Graduate Programs and the Dean of Academic Services, as well as collaborates with the Associate Deans of the Arts and Humanities, Management, and Natural and Social Sciences divisions.

This is a full-time, 12-month administrator contract with faculty rank.

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Faculty management and assessment including professional development;
  • Budget management;
  • Professional development management;
  • Coordination of all accreditation activities and data collection in the Division;
  • Coordination of assessment processes related to the programs within the Division;
  • Supervision of development new programs, courses and the scheduling process for all graduate and undergraduate courses in the Division, including on campus, off-campus, online, and low-residency;
  • Curriculum development and innovation;
  • Participation in marketing and enrollment initiatives with the Vice President of Enrollment and Admissions staff;
  • Supervision of Program Directors;
  • Collaborative work with Associate Division Deans, supporting the Vice President for Academic Affairs, and other stakeholders in advancing the mission and strategic goals of the College.

Requirements:

  • Doctorate degree in Education
  • Successful record of teaching experience in graduate and /or undergraduate programs, including on campus and online
  • At least three years of experience in administration and academic leadership or equivalent experience
  • Experience seeking and managing external grants
  • Evidence of successful academic planning and implementation, program development and evaluation and personnel and budget management
  • Proven record of teaching, scholarship and service consistent with the mission of NEC

The successful candidate must have background in literacy or special education as well as experience as a Dean and Director of Teacher Certification.

The individual selected for this position will work closely with the current Associate Dean of Education and Director of Teacher Certification and Field Placements for the 2014-2015 academic year while teaching classes and supervising students in the field, and will then transition into the Associate Dean of Education position. He/she will take an active role in various state organizations associated with teacher preparation, assist with ETS and NH DOE reporting, developing reports for reaccreditation and other administrative duties while helping the college maintain and further develop its reputation for helping students become highly effective teachers.

To Apply:

Email a letter of interest, resume or curriculum vitae (including contact information of at least three references to edusearch@nec.edu.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.   Top

Library Director

The Library Director is responsible for the leadership and operation of the H. Raymond Danforth Library including representing the library in a variety of contexts and supporting the mission of the library and college by providing a challenging, creative, innovative, and supportive learning environment for the entire NEC community. In addition, this position develops, implements and administers policies and procedures that enable access to the information that supports teaching, learning and research.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Work effectively with colleagues and the greater community to advance the mission of the library and the college;
  • Provide high quality services in a 7-day-a-week library operation;
  • Develop and implement long and short-range plans;
  • Develop, articulate, and facilitate a vision for quality library services for residential and distance learners;
  • Lead the selection, implementation, and management of library resources;
  • Promote the teaching and assessment of information literacy;
  • Lead the development and evaluation of instructional programs and materials in cooperation with faculty;
  • Evaluate and monitor maintenance of databases including liaison with various consortia for pricing and licensing details;
  • Prepare and manage budget;
  • Maintain and prepare statistics and reports on library for administration and other agencies;
  • Supervise, evaluate and promote development of staff;
  • Represent the college in local and regional consortia and other organizations;
  • Serve as effective member of the college’s academic management team;
  • Promote the library and Academic Support Center including coordination with the Office of Institutional Advancement for fund raising and pursuit of grants in order to further the academic mission of the unit;
  • Lead and implement special projects, as assigned;
  • Other duties, as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • MLS or related terminal degree or equivalent experience from accredited college or university
  • Demonstrated judgment and decision-making ability
  • Five to ten years of professional experience operating a college library
  • Experience with delivery of library services in both a physical as well as virtual environment
  • Supervisory experience preferred
  • In depth knowledge of accepted processes, methodologies and national standards in all aspects of library operation
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Proven analytical, problem-solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Good managerial and leadership skills
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to deal with regular interruptions and multiple tasks
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Strong listening, verbal and written communication skills

To Apply:

Email a cover letter, resume and list of three references (names and contact information) to: libsearch@nec.edu.

Review of application materials begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Top

 

Part-Time Lecturers | Art

New England College seeks part-time lecturers to teach AR 1110 – Introduction to Design during the Fall 2014 semester.  This course will introduce the student to two-dimensional and graphic design concepts and principles of visual organization such as line, shape, form, texture, value and color. Knowledge of the terminology, concepts, as well as basic and digital materials utilized in the studio by visual artists will be explored.

The following sections are available:

Monday/Wednesday  8:20 – 10:30am (section 1)

Monday/Friday  1:20 – 3:30pm (section 2)

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Engage all students to facilitate and achieve course learning outcomes
  • Review and grade all work submitted by students and provide timely and substantive feedback
  • Coach struggling students toward success
  • Work with course and other lab instructors

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s degree related to the subject area being taught
  • Proven record of teaching effectiveness
  • Professional experience in respective field (preferred)

To Apply:

Email a letter of interest, current resume, list of courses taught, and contact information for at least three references to ptartsearch@nec.edu.   Please indicate Course and Section Numbers in the Subject line of your email.  Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Top

 

Part-Time Lecturers | Biology

New England College seeks part-time lecturers to teach the following courses during the Fall 2014 semester:

BI 1111 General Biology Part I: examines the biology, ecology, and evolutionary relationships among living organisms. A survey of life forms will include prokaryotes, protists, fungi, plants and animals, using their evolutionary history and examples relevant to humans and society. This course also covers concepts important in community structure and dynamics such as species composition, species interactions, trophic structure, and food chains. In addition, energy flow and chemical cycling will be investigated at the ecosystem level. Laboratory portion includes tree identification, biological diversity, and ecological processes. NOTE: Employment is contingent on course enrollment

BI 1112 General Biology Part II: examines the principles of genetics and plant biology. Genetics topics include structure and function of genes, chromosomes and genomes, recombination and mutation. Plant biology topics include genetics, and structure of stems, roots and leaves as it relates to water transport and photosynthesis. Laboratory work involves plant anatomy and morphology, molecular biology of plants and bioinformatics analyses NOTE: Employment is contingent on course enrollment

BI 1010 Biology and Society: Biology and Society is an exploration of life on Earth with emphasis on the relationship between science and modern society, including applications to medicine, forensics, agriculture, and popular culture. This course is designed for non-science-major students with little or no college-level science experience. The course will emphasize student discussions of the social, legal, and ethical implications of advances in modern biotechnology. Laboratory exercises will reinforce concepts learned in lecture through hands-on experimentation. NOTE: Employment is contingent on course enrollment

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Engage all students to facilitate and achieve course learning outcomes
  • Review and grade all work submitted by students and provide timely and substantive feedback
  • Coach struggling students toward success
  • Work with course and other lab instructors

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s degree related to the subject area being taught
  • Proven record of teaching effectiveness
  • Professional experience in respective field

To Apply:

Email a cover letter, resume, and names/addresses/telephone numbers of at least three teaching references to nsmcollegium@nec.edu.  Please include the Course Name in the Subject line of your email. Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Top

 

Part-Time Lecturers | Business

New England College seeks part-time lecturers to teach the following courses during the Fall 2014 semester:

BU 3540 – Sports Marketing (Monday @ 5:00 – 8:20pm):  This course will examine the role of marketing in sports and recreation. We will focus on the structure of the sports industry and tactical use of a sports marketing mix. We will examine this industry from a range of perspectives: large multi-sport corporations to small recreation programs. We will also discuss the different needs of for-profit and not-for-profit entities. Additionally, the course will focus on event marketing: the planning, the budgeting, and implementation of events.

BU 3880 – Legal/Ethical Environment of Business (Monday/Friday @ 1:20 – 3:00pm):  This course provides an overview of the regulatory, legal, and political environment in which business operates. Emphasis is placed on how the legal environment influences decision-making. This course will present such topics as the legal system, anti-trust, consumer, and administrative law, and role of stakeholders in decision-making.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Engage all students to facilitate and achieve course learning outcomes
  • Review and grade all work submitted by students and provide timely and substantive feedback
  • Coach struggling students toward success
  • Work with course and other lab instructors

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s degree related to the subject area being taught
  • Proven record of teaching effectiveness
  • Professional experience in respective field (preferred)

To Apply:

Email a cover letter, resume, and names/addresses/telephone numbers of at least three teaching references to ptbussearch@nec.edu.  Please  include the Course Number/Name in the Subject line of your email. Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Top

 

Part-Time Lecturers | Chemistry

New England College seeks a part-time lecturer to teach the following course during the Fall 2014 semester:
CH 2110 General Chemistry I: Fundamental concepts and principles for an understanding of chemical phenomena are discussed. Topics include atomic and molecular structure, periodic properties of elements, stoichiometry, gas laws, thermochemistry and chemical bonding. Laboratory work consists of experiments which are largely quantitative. NOTE: Employment is contingent on course enrollment

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Engage all students to facilitate and achieve course learning outcomes
  • Review and grade all work submitted by students and provide timely and substantive feedback
  • Coach struggling students toward success
  • Work with course instructor on student assessment and support

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s degree related to the subject area being taught
  • Proven record of teaching effectiveness
  • Professional experience in respective field

To Apply:
Email a cover letter, resume, and names/addresses/telephone numbers of at least three teaching references to nsmcollegium@nec.edu.  Please include the Course Name in the Subject line of your email. Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.   Top

 

Part-Time Lecturers | Communication Studies

New England College seeks part-time lecturers to teach CO 2850 – Social Media (Tuesday @ 5:30 – 8:50pm) during the Fall 2014 semester.  In this course we will explore the development and uses of social media as well as some of the social issues / controversies (e.g., cyber-bullying, privacy rights, impact on interpersonal skills) that have emerged with this rapidly evolving form of communication.  In addition, students will have opportunities to build upon their knowledge of the many social media platforms and tools now available, and learn how they can be applied in  their professional lives – non-profit fundraising, journalism, social advocacy, and so on.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Engage all students to facilitate and achieve course learning outcomes
  • Review and grade all work submitted by students and provide timely and substantive feedback
  • Coach struggling students toward success
  • Work with course and other lab instructors

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s degree related to the subject area being taught
  • Proven record of teaching effectiveness
  • Professional experience in respective field (preferred)

To Apply:

Email a cover letter, resume, and names/addresses/telephone numbers of at least three teaching references to ptcomsearch@nec.edu.  Please include the Course Number/Name in the Subject line of your email. Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Top
 

Part-Time Lecturers | History

New England College seeks a part-time lecturer to teach HS1130 – Evolution of American Democracy (Monday @ 5:10pm – 8:30pm) during the Fall 2014 semester. This is a one semester survey of American history with a focus on the origins and development of constitutional government and the process by which it has grown and changed from 1603 to the near past.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Engage all students to facilitate and achieve course learning outcomes
  • Review and grade all work submitted by students and provide timely and substantive feedback
  • Coach struggling students toward success
  • Work with course and other lab instructors

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s degree related to the subject area being taught
  • Proven record of teaching effectiveness. NOTE: Experience teaching American history survey is highly desirable.
  • Professional experience in respective field (preferred)

To Apply:
Email a cover letter, resume, and names/addresses/telephone numbers of at least three teaching references to ptpoliscisearch@nec.edu. Please include the Course Number/Name in the Subject line of your email. Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.    Top

 

Part-Time Lecturers | Kinesiology

New England College seeks part-time lecturers to teach the following courses during the Fall 2014 semester:

KI 2114 – Movement Instruction: Team Sports (Monday/Friday @ 1:20 – 3:00pm):  This skills-based course provides instruction and application in pedagogical principles related to physical movement instruction in a variety of settings, as well as understanding and teaching skill progressions in the specific movement activities of team sports.  Emphasis is placed on the student’s ability to lead, facilitate, teach, demonstrate, and assess varied skill techniques and skill progressions. Significant practice opportunities are provided to students in each course section.

KI 2140 – Motor Behavior (Monday/ Friday @ 1:20 – 3:00pm):  This course provides an overview of motor development, motor learning, and motor control. Specific focus is placed on how the brain and nervous system control movement and how new movements are learned and improved. Development of fundamental movement skills as well as applications of motor control and development to teaching and coaching of movement activities will be explored.

KI 2150 – Fitness/Nutrition for Wellness (Tuesday/Thursday @ 9:50 – 11:00am):  This course enables students to understand and experience movement and exercise, and nutrition within the context of overall health and wellbeing, and to apply the principles of health-related fitness to their own physical activity lifestyle. Students examine the components of health-related fitness: cardio-respiratory efficiency and power, muscular strength, muscular endurance, body composition, and flexibility. When these core components of physical fitness are combined with mindful and informed eating habits, one is also able to maintain a healthy and appropriate weight and body composition. Recommendations for health-supportive physical activity, benefits of physical activity as well as strategies to become and to stay engaged with a regular movement/exercise practice are discussed. Students evaluate their own movement/exercise habits and construct their own wellness-supportive movement program.

KI 4410 – Exercise Physiology (Monday/Wednesday/Friday @ 9:20 – 10:30am):  Students explore the physiological principles related to the development of strength, flexibility and endurance and learn how to most efficiently condition the human body for physical activity. The course integrates athletic, occupational and health-fitness perspectives on training and enables students to critique and design training or exercise programs for varied populations. Students will participate in lab-based activities, designed to illustrate key concepts and provide practice in applying techniques, which integrate exercise physiology principles in simulated and variable movement activities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Engage all students to facilitate and achieve course learning outcomes
  • Review and grade all work submitted by students and provide timely and substantive feedback
  • Coach struggling students toward success
  • Work with course and other lab instructors

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s degree related to the subject area being taught
  • Proven record of teaching effectiveness
  • Professional experience in respective field (preferred)

To Apply:

Email a cover letter, resume, and names/addresses/telephone numbers of at least three teaching references to ptkinsearch@nec.edu.  Please include the Course Number/Name in the Subject line of your email. Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Top

 

Part-time Lecturers | Mathematics

New England College is expanding its pool of part-time lecturers in the Mathematics department for possible, temporary teaching positions for one or more terms of the 2014-15 academic year. Applications will be kept on file from Summer Term 2014 through Spring Term 2015, or until hiring for the Spring Term is complete. Openings will be filled from the pool of applicants before the start of each term. Employment is contingent on course enrollment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Engage all students to facilitate and achieve course learning outcomes;
  • Review and grade all work submitted by students and provide timely and substantive feedback;
  • Coach struggling students toward success;
  • Submit final course grades.

Minimum Requirements:  

  • Master’s degree related to the subject area being taught (recognized certification in the discipline is preferred)
  • Proven record of teaching effectiveness
  • Professional experience in respective field

To Apply:

Email a letter of interest, current resume, list of courses taught, and the names/addresses/telephone numbers of at least three references to ptmathsearch@nec.edu.  Top

Part-Time Lecturers | Physics

New England College seeks part-time lecturers to teach the following Physics courses during the Fall 2014 semester:

PH 2210 – General Physics I – An introduction to mechanics and the behavior of solids and fluids using algebra.  Topics will include kinematics, forces, energy, torque, pressure, and dynamics of an ideal fluid.  Laboratories provide the opportunity to explore these concepts through hands-on experimentation.  This class is taken primarily by health science, biology, and environmental science majors.  Precalculus is a prerequisite for this class.

PH 2310 – Calculus-based Physics I – An introduction to mechanics (including kinematics, forces, energy, and torque), fluids, and oscillations and waves, using calculus.  Laboratories provide the opportunity to explore these concepts through hands-on experimentation.  This class is taken primarily by pre-engineering students.  Calculus I is a prerequisite for this class.  NOTE:  Employment is contingent on course enrollment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Engage all students to facilitate and achieve course learning outcomes
  • Review and grade all work submitted by students and provide timely and substantive feedback
  • Coach struggling students toward success
  • Setup, teach, and clean-up a weekly lab
  • Submit final grades

Requirements:

Applicants must have a master’s degree in appropriate field and a strong record of teaching effectiveness.

To Apply:

Email a cover letter, resume, and names/addresses/telephone numbers of at least three teaching references to nsmcollegium@nec.edu.  Please include the Course Name in the Subject line of your email.  Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Top

 

Part-Time Lecturers | Political Science

New England College seeks part-time lecturers to teach PO 2110 – State & Local Government & Politics (Tuesday/Thursday @ 1:00 – 2:40pm) during the Fall 2014 semester.  In this course, the organization, structure, and functions of state governments and of municipal, county, town, and other local governments of the United States is examined.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Engage all students to facilitate and achieve course learning outcomes
  • Review and grade all work submitted by students and provide timely and substantive feedback
  • Coach struggling students toward success
  • Work with course and other lab instructors

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s degree related to the subject area being taught
  • Proven record of teaching effectiveness
  • Professional experience in respective field (preferred)

To Apply:

Email a cover letter, resume, and names/addresses/telephone numbers of at least three teaching references to ptpoliscisearch@nec.edu.  Please include the Course Number/Name in the Subject line of your email. Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Top

 

Part-Time Lecturers | Psychology

New England College seeks part-time lecturers to teach the following courses during the Fall 2014 semester:

PS 3210 – Abnormal Psychology (Tuesday/Thursday @ 2:50 – 4:30pm): This course focuses on the causes, symptoms, definition, and treatments of psychological disorders. Emphasis is on the more serious forms of psychopathology. The complexities involved in judging normalcy (i.e. the forensic vs. clinical model); the correlation between delinquency and mental illness, deinstitutionalization, and the rights of the mentally ill are also studied.

PS 3650 – Theories of Personality (Tuesday/ Thursday @ 1:00 – 2:40pm):  In this course, contemporary theories of personality (as they relate to personality structure and development) and the dynamics of behavior are examined in depth. A major writing project is required.

PS 2110 – Writing & Research in Psychology (Tuesday/Thursday @ 8:00 – 9:40am):  This course presents various ways psychologists approach this uniquely human science. This course takes a long historical view of the development of psychological types of thinking. It also discusses how social scientists engage in research with special attention to the scientific method. Students will learn to think critically about psychology research and culturally situate many of the attitudes and assumptions of psychology.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Engage all students to facilitate and achieve course learning outcomes
  • Review and grade all work submitted by students and provide timely and substantive feedback
  • Coach struggling students toward success
  • Work with course and other lab instructors

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s degree related to the subject area being taught
  • Proven record of teaching effectiveness
  • Professional experience in respective field (preferred)

To Apply:

Email a cover letter, resume, and names/addresses/telephone numbers of at least three teaching references to ptpsychsearch@nec.edu.  Please include the Course Number/Name in the Subject line of your email. Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Top

 

Part-Time Lecturers | Sociology

New England College seeks part-time lecturers to teach the following courses during the Fall 2014 semester:

SO 2040 – US Social Problems (Tuesday/ Thursday @ 1:00 – 2:40pm):  The U.S. faces many challenging social problems, including crime, violence, unemployment, poverty, greed and discrimination. In this course, we will be studying some of these problems and their root causes and consequences. We will also examine some of the efforts/suggestions to address these problems.

SO 3040 – Global Social Problems (Tuesday/Thursday @ 2:50 – 4:40pm):  This course explores a range of global issues and problems, including poverty and hunger, the HIV/AIDS crisis, global warming and other environmental challenges, and conflict and war. This course also examines the work being done or proposed to tackle these and other pressing global problems.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Engage all students to facilitate and achieve course learning outcomes
  • Review and grade all work submitted by students and provide timely and substantive feedback
  • Coach struggling students toward success
  • Work with course and other lab instructors

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s degree related to the subject area being taught
  • Proven record of teaching effectiveness
  • Professional experience in respective field (preferred)

To Apply:

Email a cover letter, resume, and names/addresses/telephone numbers of at least three teaching references to ptsocsearch@nec.edu.  Please include the Course Number/Name in the Subject line of your email. Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Top

 

Part-Time Lecturers | Writing

New England College seeks part-time lecturers to teach WR 1010 – Composition: Identities of Self during the Fall 2014 semester.  The goals of this course are, first, to develop the students’ critical and analytical thinking skills in the context of a sound rhetorical approach to written communication; and, second, to instill a fundamental sensitivity to and facility with language. Areas of study include the nature of the writing process, situation and audience, problem definition, invention techniques, thesis statements, organization, drafting, revisions, and the fundamentals of editing. Assignments follow thematic sequences leading students from experience-based, issue-oriented arguments with an emphasis on civics and the natural environment, to the essentials of formal academic research.

The following sections are available:

Monday/Wednesday  8:50 – 10:30am (section 7)

Tuesday/ Thursday  8:00 – 9:40am (section 8)

Tuesday/Thursday  1:00 – 2:40pm (section 9)

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Engage all students to facilitate and achieve course learning outcomes
  • Review and grade all work submitted by students and provide timely and substantive feedback
  • Coach struggling students toward success
  • Work with course and other lab instructors

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s degree related to the subject area being taught
  • Proven record of teaching effectiveness
  • Professional experience in respective field (preferred)

To Apply:

Email a cover letter, resume, and names/addresses/telephone numbers of at least three teaching references to ptwritingsearch@nec.edu.   Please indicate Course and Section Numbers in the Subject line of your email.  Review of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Top