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Morehouse College is an independent four-year fully accredited historically black liberal arts college for men located in Atlanta, Georgia, the cultural and economic center of the South.  The 55-acre campus forms part of the Atlanta University Center (AUC), the largest private educational complex with a predominantly African-American enrollment in the world. 


 

Position: Visiting Assistant Professor, Psychology

The Department of Psychology invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position beginning August 2014 to May 2015 in the area of educational, developmental or community psychology. The department seeks an innovative scholar and teacher deeply invested in the mission of Morehouse. 

Applicants should have experience teaching and will be expected to teach courses ranging from upper level courses in her or his area of specialty to introductory level psychology courses such as introduction to psychology and research methods and statistics. 

The ideal candidate will be interested in going beyond simply advising students and excited about mentoring students, supervising research projects, and guiding students through the graduate school application and other post-graduation processes. 

Candidates should have a doctoral degree by the start date; demonstrate the capacity to maintain a well-developed plan for engaging in scholarship in an environment that values quality, peer-reviewed publications representing traditional scholarship, faculty-student collaborations, and pedagogical research; and share an excitement with engaging members of the psychology department, Morehouse College community, and the academic psychology community more generally.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, graduate school transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy, research plan, reprints of selected research publications, and three letters of recommendation to: Tina Chang, Ph.D. Department of Psychology, Morehouse College, 830 Westview Drive, SW, Atlanta, GA 30314.  Applications must be received by April 7, 2014. Morehouse College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. 


 

Position: Assistant Professor, American Literature

Morehouse College seeks applications for a full-time, tenure-track position as assistant professor of English with a specialty in American Literature and subspecialties in Cultural Studies and Cultural Theory, beginning August 2014.  Qualifications include a Ph.D. in American Literature and additional expertise in Cultural Studies, and Literary and Cultural Theory. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in area(s) of specialty and also in general education. Scholarship is an on-going requisite. Candidates with leadership abilities and college-level teaching experience are preferred. Additionally, the candidate will be expected to participate in college and department committee work and service

To guarantee consideration, application materials must be postmarked by March 31, 2014. Candidates should send a letter of application that addresses their teaching philosophy, scholarship activity, and professional strengths relative to the requirements of the position cited above. The application package should also include current curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a list of references, and official college transcripts of graduate and undergraduate education. 

Send all application materials to Dr. Consuella Bennett, Search Committee Chair, Department of English, Morehouse College, 830 Westview Drive, SW, Atlanta, GA 30314-3773.


 

October 1, 2013
Assistant Professor Search (American Politics)
Department of Political Science
Morehouse College

The Political Science Department at Morehouse College welcomes applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the field of American politics.  The ideal candidate should be able to develop and teach courses in American national government (e.g., the Presidency, Congress, Political Parties and Elections, Media and Politics) and/or public law (e.g., Constitutional Law, Civil Liberties, Race and Law), as well as research methodology.

Qualifications: A Ph.D. in political science is required. Successful candidates must show evidence of professional and scholarly activity, potential for future growth, and a strong commitment to service in keeping with Morehouse College standards.  

For additional information about the Department, please visit http://www.morehouse.edu/academics/polsci/.  

Appointment/Start Date: August 15, 2014

Application Deadline: Screening of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

Application Process: Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts, three letters of reference, a writing sample, and evidence of teaching effectiveness (course syllabi, teaching evaluations, etc.).

Please send all application materials to: Professor Ebenezer Aka, Interim Chair, Department of Political Science, Wheeler Hall 319, Morehouse College, 830 Westview Drive, SW, Atlanta, GA 30314-3773; Phone: 404-681-7573; Fax: 404-215-3485.  Application materials may also be submitted electronically to: eaka@morehouse.edu.


 

Morehouse College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants or employees based on age, race, color, religion, or national origin.