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Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities

McPherson College seeks an Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities. This is a tenure-track appointment with a beginning date of 11 August 2021.

The Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities is responsible for developing and maintaining a high-level collegiate choral program as well as preparing and teaching a variety of music courses that make up the music theory, music history, and choral pedagogy portions of the music and music education degree programs. Developing and maintaining choral ensembles includes collaborating with college admissions in recruiting prospective music majors and choir members. This position might also include music direction for one musical theatre production each year.

The successful candidate will demonstrate potential for teaching excellence, enthusiasm for building a robust choral program, commitment to the liberal arts, and an affinity for working in the small college environment.

A master’s degree in choral music, successful experience in K-12 music education, and substantial choral conducting experience are required. A doctoral degree is preferred.

A complete application package will include:

  1. A letter of application and detailed curriculum vitae
  2. A statement of teaching philosophy
  3. Three letters of recommendation
  4. Official academic transcripts for all relevant degrees (B.M., M.M., and D.M.A.)

An application packet is considered complete only when all required materials are received.

Please complete the online application below.

Applications accepted until the position is filled.

 

 

 

 

Adjunct Instructor for Introduction to Sociology

McPherson College’s Department of Behavioral Sciences seeks a qualified instructor to teach Introduction to Sociology during the Spring 2021 semester, beginning January 28, 2021. A master’s or doctoral degree that includes no fewer than 18 graduate credit hours in sociology is required.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Prepare syllabus and teach assigned course based on course outline.
  • Complete course paperwork such as attendance reports and grade postings.
  • Read and return student work in a timely fashion, providing helpful feedback for improvement.
  • Use active-learning pedagogy, engaging students through in-class activities as well as lecture.
  • Be prepared to adjust teaching modality as dictated by coronavirus outbreaks.

Compensation: Commensurate with credentials

A complete application packet includes:  cover letter, résumé, one professional reference letter, and unofficial transcripts. (Official transcripts will be required from finalists.)

Please complete the on-line application below and include your cover letter, resume, one professional reference letter, and unofficial transcripts.

An application packet is considered complete only when all required materials are received. Only unofficial transcripts and letters of recommendation may be sent electronically via separate email to hr@mcpherson.edu

Applications accepted until all positions are filled.

Adjunct Business Professor

McPherson College seeks an adjunct to teach Sales Management. The course will meet one night per week during the fall semester of 2021. A Master’s Degree in Business is required and experience in Sales Management is strongly preferred.

 

The right candidate will demonstrate the potential for teaching excellence, the ability to function collegially in a small college environment, and a commitment to the liberal arts.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Prepare syllabus and teach assigned course based on course outline.
  • Complete course paperwork such as attendance reports and grade postings.
  • Read and return student work in a timely fashion, providing helpful feedback for improvement.
  • Use active-learning pedagogy, engaging students through in-class activities as well as lecture.
  • Use accepted writing pedagogy, such as process writing
  • Be prepared to adjust teaching modality as dictated by coronavirus outbreaks.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in English or a related field

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching writing at the post-secondary level

Salary:

  • Commensurate with academic credentials

A complete application packet includes:  cover letter, résumé, one professional reference letter, and unofficial transcripts. (Official transcripts will be required from finalists.)

Please complete the on-line application below and include your cover letter, resume, one professional reference letter, and unofficial transcripts.

An application packet is considered complete only when all required materials are received.

Only unofficial transcripts and letters of recommendation may be sent electronically via separate email to hr@mcpherson.edu

Applications accepted until all positions are filled.

Adjunct Instructors in Composition

McPherson College’s Department of Modern Languages seeks qualified instructors to teach College Composition I in Fall 2020 and College Composition II in Spring 2021. The Fall 2020 semester begins August 17 and concludes November 24. The Spring 2021 semester begins January 27 and ends May 13. Some flexibility in scheduling and modality of courses may be necessary.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Prepare syllabus and teach assigned course based on course outline.
  • Complete course paperwork such as attendance reports and grade postings.
  • Read and return student work in a timely fashion, providing helpful feedback for improvement.
  • Use active-learning pedagogy, engaging students through in-class activities as well as lecture.
  • Use accepted writing pedagogy, such as process writing
  • Be prepared to adjust teaching modality as dictated by coronavirus outbreaks.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in English or a related field

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching writing at the post-secondary level

Salary:

  • Commensurate with academic credentials

A complete application packet includes:  cover letter, résumé, one professional reference letter and unofficial transcripts. (Official transcripts will be required from finalists.)

Please complete the on-line application below and include your cover letter, resume, one professional reference letter and unofficial transcripts.

An application packet is considered complete only when all required materials are received.

Only unofficial transcripts and letters of recommendation may be sent electronically via separate email to hr@mcpherson.edu

Applications accepted until all positions are filled.