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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
Digital Resources & Distance Learning Librarian

Part-time

Fall 2015 | August 31 – December 17, 2015

 Biology
 Chemistry
 Environmental Science
 Foreign Languages | Mandarin & Arabic
 Liberal Arts and Science
 Psychology

Associate Dean of Education Division

Start Date: July/August 2015

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

 

 

 

Digital Resources & Distance Learning Librarian

This position is responsible for the development and management of electronic information resources as well as the online user experience for library patrons.  In addition, this position coordinates the planning, implementation and evaluation of library resources/services addressing the information needs of the online and Graduate and Professional Studies program community and serves as the main library liaison to these programs.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Work effectively with colleagues and the greater community to advance the mission of the library and the college;
  • Evaluate, acquire, develop and maintain electronic database resources and access to these resources;
  • Develop new digital services as required by new or changing academic programs and liaison with various consortia pricing and licensing details;
  • Design, develop and maintain the library website;
  • Provide online and face-to-face reference services for all library patrons (online/graduate/undergraduate students/faculty, staff, public users);
  • Design, coordinate and assess library services for on-campus and off-campus students and faculty in the online and Graduate and Professional Studies programs, including course management software, online and electronic resources;
  • Provide Information Literacy instruction as needed to online and graduate courses, including face-to-face classroom instruction, orientation sessions for students and faculty, and other types of instruction, including online and other delivery mechanisms;
  • Function as library liaison to online programs and serve on relevant committees as requested;
  • Participate in library, college, and professional committee activities, meetings, workshops, and conferences;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in library and/or information science from an ALA- accredited institution or equivalent institution
  • Three years academic library experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified
  • Experience planning, teaching, and assessing instruction sessions in an electronic environment
  • Experience using information technology and techniques that promote active learning
  • Experience using course management software and remote presentation applications
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate professionally with a diverse constituency
  • Strong computer skills, including experience using digital resources, the internet and website design
  • Demonstrated expertise in the creation and delivery of library services for distance learners
  • Working knowledge of online databases and e-reference materials common to academic libraries
  • Working knowledge of web development tools and content management best practices for library and information resources
  • Ability and willingness to work in a team environment
  • Familiarity with various styles of adult learners
  • Ability to travel occasionally to distance education sites or libraries
  • Availability to work some weeknights and/or weekends

To Apply:

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

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

 

 

Part-Time Lecturers | Biology

New England College seeks Part-Time Lecturers to teach the following Biology courses during the Fall 2015 semester:

  • Biology and Society – BI 1010Biology and Society is an exploration of life on Earth with an 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   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. Fulfills the General Education LAS 2130 (LAS 5). Offered every semester.  
    • This course is offered on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 9:50 – 11:30am
      • Lab Thursday 1:00 – 3:30pm
      • Lab Thursday 3:31 – 6:00pm
    • Gen Bio-Biodversty/Evo/Eco-LAB – BI 1111 This course module examines the biology, ecology, and evolutionary relationships among living organisms. A survey of lifeforms 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. (Meets the first seven weeks of every fall semester). (2 Credits)
      • This course is offered on Tuesdays during the following times:
        • 1:00 – 3:30pm
        • 3:31 – 6:00pm
        • 6:01 – 8:30pm
      • Gen Bio-Genetics/Plant Bio-LAB – BI 1112This general biology course module 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. (Meets the Second seven weeks of every fall semester). (2 Credits)
        • This course is offered on Tuesdays during the following times:
          • 1:00 – 3:30pm
          • 3:31 – 6:00pm
          • 6:01 – 8:30pm
        • New England Natural History – BI 2070A field and laboratory course emphasizing the diversity of local organisms and their environments. We attempt to cover all major groups (animals, plants and fungi) of both terrestrial and aquatic habitats, in terms of basic structure, relationships, identification, and adaptations. Offered in odd falls. Prerequisite: BI 1111-1112 or ES 1110
          • This course is offered on Monday and Wednesday from 12:00 – 1:10pm and Monday from 1:30-4:30.
        • Advanced Topics: Immunology – BI 3990This course provides an overview of specific and nonspecific immunity, structure and function of immunoglobulins, antibody diversity, T-cell and B- cell differentiation. Additional topics include cell-cell interactions, humoral and cell –mediated immunity, lymphokines, major histo-compatibility complexes, complement, and inflammation. Disorders of the immune system including hypersensitivity, autoimmunity, immunodeficiency, tumor immunology and transplantation immunology are also discussed. Prerequisites: BI 2040 Human Anatomy and Physiology
          • This course is offered Tuesday and Thursday from 8:00 – 9:40am

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • 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 NSSDIVISIONsearch@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

NOTE: Course offering is contingent on enrollment.

New England College seeks Part-Time Lecturers to teach the following Chemistry courses during the Fall 2015 semester:

  • Introduction to Chemistry 1 – CH 2010This is a course for students who have not previously studied chemistry. Chemical concepts are introduced and applied to the real-world societal problems and issues that have significant chemical content such as the relationship between chemistry and environmental issues concerning air, energy, water and the global climate change as well as biological issues such as genetic engineering, designer drugs and nutrition. Chemistry is a hands-on science and the learning activities are integral part of the course and include experiments during the laboratory period and in class. The course also demonstrates use of library and Internet resources for information gathering for decision-making activities and responsible citizen stewardship of our natural resources. Prerequisites: MT 1020 or MT 1100.
    • This course is offered on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9:20 – 10:10am
      • Lab Monday 1:30 – 4:30pm
    • General Chemistry 1 / General Chemistry 1 Lab – CH 2110Fundamental 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. Prerequisite: MT 1510.
      • This course if offered on Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30 – 11:50am
        • Lab Tuesday 1:00 – 3:55pm
        • Lab Tuesday 4:30 – 7:30pm
      • Organic Chemistry 1 – CH 3310A study of carbon compounds by functional groups including the correlation of chemical and physical properties with structure, reaction mechanisms, and methods of synthesis. The laboratory portion emphasizes the microscale techniques. Prerequisite: CH 2120.
        • This course if offered on Tuesday and Thursday from 8:00 – 9:40am
          • Lab Thursday 1:00 – 4:00pm

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • 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 NSSDIVISIONsearch@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 | Environmental Science

NOTE: Course offering is contingent on enrollment.

New England College seeks Part-Time Lecturers to teach ES 1110 – Environmental Science: A Global Concern during the Fall 2015 semester.  This course is offered Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:00 – 2:40 pm with Labs on Thursdays from 8:30 – 11:30am and 4:31 – 7:30pm.  This course covers a broad range of current environmental problems including population growth, global climate change, famine and food resources, global warming, and the loss of bio-diversity. The laboratory portion of this course provides students with hands-on, field and laboratory experiences that introduce a variety of methods and techniques used to examine natural communities and air and water quality. Offered every semester. Includes a Lab.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • 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 NSSDIVISIONsearch@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 | Foreign Languages

NOTE: Course offering is contingent on enrollment.

 New England College seeks Part-Time Lecturers to teach the following Foreign Language courses during the Fall 2015 semester on our Henniker campus:

  •  AB 1110 Beginning Arabic I – This course emphasis is on oral practice, review of basic linguistic structure, and reading and writing to develop an active command of the language. Designed for those whose study of Arabic has been interrupted for a significant amount of time and for those who have had only two years of high school Arabic or no previous experience.
  •  MCH 1110 Beginning Mandarin I – This course emphasis is on oral practice and conversational Mandarin. This course will introduce the basic linguistic structure and basic reading and writing to develop strong foundation for the language. Designed for those whose study of Mandarin Chinese has been interrupted for a significant amount of time and for those who have had only two years of high school Mandarin Chinese or no previous experience.

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 AHDIVISIONsearch@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 | Liberal Arts and Science

New England College seeks Part-Time Lecturers to teach LAS 1110 – The Forest Through The Trees during the Fall 2015 semester.  This course is offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:50 – 4:30pm.  Students in this class will learn to become more attentive to the natural world through an examination of forests, particularly the New England forest.  We will explore how humans have interacted with this forested community over the course of history and how, through a multidisciplinary approach, the forest has shaped history, human creative endeavors such as literature and art, and philosophies of nature.  Students will learn how to read the forested landscape and the science of the local forest, its inhabitants and the natural processes that shape this community.  We will also explore and question our own connections to the forest, how society utilizes this community and the importance of natural areas for humankind.

 Duties and Responsibilities:

  • 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 NSSDIVISIONsearch@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

NOTE: Course offering is contingent on enrollment.

New England College seeks Part-Time Lecturers to teach the following Psychology courses during the Fall 2015 semester:

  • Introduction to Psychology – PS 1110An introduction into the study of Psychology from the biological basis of brain development and functions, history and theories that helped to bring the science to where it is now. It includes aspects of human development, cognition, perception, memory, learning, social behavior, abnormal behaviors and treatments. This course will give you a taste of why people are how they are and get you started into investigating more about the science of Psychology.
    • This course is offered on Monday from 5:00 – 8:30pm
  • Human Sexuality – PS 2210This course is a comprehensive overview of the many dimensions of human sexuality. Topics include love and intimacy, gender, sexual arousal and response, sexually-transmitted diseases, sexual expression, sexual coercion, commercial sex, sexual orientation, sexual problems and solutions, conception, pregnancy, and birth control. Students should gain the knowledge necessary to make informed, responsible decisions regarding their own sexuality and sexual behavior. This course contains explicit sexual material.
    • This course is offered on Wednesday from 5:30 – 8:50pm
  • Happiness: Positive Psychology – PS 2250This course takes a different approach to psychology. There are three components: an examination of the scientific research reviewing the strategies, theories, and practice associated with increased happiness; discussions with numerous individuals (religious leaders, life coaches, a director of an amusement park, a clown, etc.) whose occupations intersect with people’s attempts to be happier or more content; and a personal review of what makes each of us happy and how we can, using strategies developed and discussed in the course, become happier and more supportive of those around us. Prerequisite: PS 1110
    • This course is offered on Monday from 1:30 – 5:00pm

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • 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 NSSDIVISIONsearch@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