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Below you will find all open Westminster Main Campus Faculty Positions. If nothing appears, there are no available listings. Please note that a background check is required on selected candidates. Westminster College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Job title:
Visiting Assistant Professor of English

Job Summary:
Westminster College seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor of English with a specialization in Creative Writing-Fiction and a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching at a small liberal arts college, to begin August, 2015. MFA or Ph.D. preferred, but ABD will be considered. Teaching load (4/4) will include composition, Introduction to Creative Writing (multi-genre course to include fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, and drama), and an upper-level fiction course. The ability to teach American Literature, upper-level creative nonfiction, and/or a course in editing and producing a literary journal would be a plus.

How to Apply:
Send letter of application, c.v., teaching statement, and 3 confidential letters of recommendation to: englishsearch@westminster-mo.edu  Application review begins immediately. Westminster College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


Job title:
Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor of Mathematics/Physics

Job type:
Full-time

Job Summary:
The Department of Mathematics and Physics at Westminster College seeks applications for a full-time, one-year position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Instructor. The appointment will be made either in the Mathematics Program or jointly between the Mathematics and Physics Programs. The position begins August 2015, with renewal potential up to three years and the possibility of conversion to tenure-track. The successful candidates will have a 4-4 teaching schedule of beginning and service courses in mathematics or physics as well as upper level courses in one or both fields.

Required Qualifications:
Ph.D. or ABD in mathematics, statistics, mathematics education, mathematical physics, physics, applied physics, or a related field is required as well as successful teaching experience. A strong commitment to total student development is expected.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to those candidates with experience teaching with technology, as well as those with ideas about growing our undergraduate research program.

How to apply:
Please send a letter of application, C.V., graduate transcripts, teaching statement and 3 or more letters of recommendation to Dr. Erin Martin, Department of Mathematics and Physics, 501 Westminster Ave, Fulton, MO 65251. Electronic submissions are received at: erin.martin@westminster-mo.edu . Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed. EOE.


Job title:
Visiting Instructor of Mathematics

Job type:
Part-time

Job Summary:
Westminster College seeks applications for part-time positions in Mathematics or related fields such as Statistics or Mathematics Education at the rank of Instructor. The positions begin August 2015. A master’s degree in mathematics, statistics, mathematics education, or a related field is required by the time of appointment. Successful teaching experience is required. Candidates should demonstrate experience teaching with technology and a strong commitment to total student learning.

How to apply:
Please send a letter of application, C.V., and graduate transcripts to Dr. Erin Martin: erin.martin@westminster-mo.edu . Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the positions are filled or the search is closed. EOE.



Job title:
Visiting Instructor of Physics

Job type:
Part-time

Job summary:
Westminster College seeks applications for a part-time position in Physics at the rank of Instructor. The position begins August 2015. A master’s degree in physics, applied physics, engineering, or a related field is required by the time of appointment. Successful teaching experience is required. Candidates should demonstrate experience teaching with technology and a strong commitment to total student learning.

How to Apply:
Please send a letter of application, C.V., and graduate transcripts to Dr. Erin Martin: erin.martin@westminster-mo.edu . Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed. EOE.



Job Title:
Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor of English

Job Summary:
Westminster College seeks applications for two part-time one-semester appointments in English for the Fall Semester 2015 to teach academic writing. Ph.D. or ABD preferred; MA w/teaching experience will be considered.

Send or E-mail letter of application and vita to Dr. Debra Brenegan, Westminster College, 501 Westminster Avenue, Fulton, MO 65251 (or Debra.Brenegan@westminster-mo.edu). Review of applications will begin immediately. EOE



Job Title:

Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor of Spanish

Job Summary:
Westminster College seeks applications for a part-time one-semester appointment in Spanish for Fall Semester 2015 teaching elementary Spanish.  Ph.D. or ABD preferred; MA w/teaching experience will be considered; native or near native proficiency in Spanish and English required.  Send or E-mail letter of application and vita to Dr. Ingrid Ilinca, Westminster College, 501 Westminster Avenue, Fulton, MO  65251 (or Ingrid.Ilinca@westminster-mo.edu).  Review of applications begin immediately. EOE



Job Title:
Visiting Instructor in Health and Exercise Science Department

Job Type:
Adjunct Faculty Position

Job Summary:
Westminster College seeks applications for a position in the Health and Exercise Science department at the rank of Visiting Instructor. The position begins in August, 2015.

Required Qualifications:
An earned Master's degree in Health and Exercise Science, Kinesiology, Physical Education, Health Promotion or related field.
A strong commitment to total student development including student-centered learning and a willingness to contribute to the Westminster Seminar, our first year student program.
An interest in continued intellectual development is necessary.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to those candidates with previous college teaching experience as well as those with background in supervising internships, advising, community engagement pedagogy, and undergraduate research.

Job Description:
The successful candidate will have a 4-4 teaching schedule of beginning courses and service courses in WC Health and Exercise Science Department (some cross listed with Education or Psychology Department) as well as upper level courses in the field. These include courses for the Exercise Science, Health and Wellness, and Physical Education majors and Public Health minor. Courses include but are not limited to Health Education, Nutrition, Community Nutrition, Adapted Physical Education, and Fitness and Wellness. Advising responsibilities in the department will also be assumed.

How To Apply:
Please send a letter of application, c.v., graduate transcripts, teaching statement and 3 or more letters of recommendation to:
Prof. Therese Miller, Physical Education Department,
501 Westminster Ave.
Fulton, MO 65251.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled or the search is closed. EOE.



Job Title:

Visiting Assistant or Associate Professor of Psychology

Job Type:
Adjunct Faculty Position

Job Summary:
Westminster College, a selective liberal arts institution, seeks applicants for a full-time, visiting faculty position in psychology, with a strong possibility of converting to a tenure-track position. The position begins in August 2015 with a teaching load of four courses per semester.

Required Qualifications:
Ph.D. or ABD required.
Preferred Qualifications:

Job Description:
The successful candidate will teach Introductory Psychology. Other teaching opportunities include one of the following sets of courses: Abnormal Psychology, Counseling Theories & Methods, Human Sexual Behavior, and Substance Use Disorders OR Biopsychology, Memory & Cognition, Sensation & Perception, and Methods in Experimental Psychology.

How To Apply:
Please send letter of application, curriculum vita, and three letters of recommendation addressing preparation for teaching at a baccalaureate, liberal arts college to: Dr. Ted Jaeger, Chair, Department of Psychology, Westminster College, 501 Westminster Avenue, Fulton, MO 65251-1299. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. EOE.



Job Title:
Visiting Assistant or Associate Professor of Computer Science/Information Technology

Job Type:
Adjunct Faculty Position

Job Summary:
Westminster College seeks applications for a full-time faculty position in the Computer Science/Information Technology Department at the rank of Visiting Assistant or Associate Professor. This is a one-year renewable appointment with a strong possibility of converting to a tenure-track position based on demonstrated teaching success. We are seeking broadly trained applicants who have the potential to contribute to a highly successful undergraduate research program and who are passionate about teaching computer science and information technology at every level of the curriculum in a primarily residential, undergraduate, liberal arts-centered institution.
Required Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:
The candidate's background and experience should express an integrated and effective balance of structured approaches to analysis, design, implementation and testing, with a demonstrated focus on programming, documentation, communication, pedagogy, and applied technical skills. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching and learning through student-centered, project-based, and active learning strategies. Applicants with an earned Doctorate or Master's degree with industry experience will be considered.

Job Description:
The successful candidate will teach lower- and upper-level courses across the disciplines of computer science and information technology including, but not limited to Programming Logic and Design, Fundamentals of CS I and II and Object-oriented programming using C++, Algorithms, Web Page Design & Human Computer Interaction, Software Engineering, Database Management Systems, Mobile/Cloud-Client/Server Systems, Networking and Network Administration, Virtualization, Data Science, and Cybersecurity. We are especially interested in applicants whose research and pedagogy will connect and integrate computer science/information technology with other disciplines, and who have the potential to collaboratively contribute to interdisciplinary curricular and scholarly efforts within the department as well as across the entire College. In addition, the professor will participate in advising, courses development, and lab supervision.

How To Apply:
Please send letter of application, statement of teaching philosophy, C.V., academic transcripts, and 3 or more letters of recommendation to Edward Mirielli, Ph.D., Chair, Computer Science Department, Westminster College; 501 Westminster Avenue; Fulton MO 65251-1299. Or email materials to ed.mirielli@westminster-mo.edu. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. EOE.

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