Faculty Positions Available

 

Agriculture: Farm Operations and Management

Dordt College is currently seeking a faculty member to develop curriculum and serve as the lead instructor in an Agriculture: Farm Operations and Management program that is part of an overall initiative in Professional-Technical Education. Primary responsibilities include curriculum development and teaching agriculture operations courses related to the candidate’s area of expertise as well as advising agriculture operations students and developing internship opportunities. A master’s degree is preferred. A bachelor’s degree is required. Preference will be given to candidates with significant experience and/or certification in agriculture or a related field. 

Qualified candidates committed to a Reformed, biblical perspective and educational philosophy are encouraged to follow the full-time application process at the link below. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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Art

The Art Department at Dordt College seeks a dynamic classroom teacher committed to the Christian faith, to fill a full-time faculty appointment beginning August 2017. Primary responsibilities include teaching a range of studio art courses that could include Art Theory and 3D Design, Sculpture, and Ceramics. Potential areas could also include Art Education, Photography, and/or gallery experience. The preferred candidate will have at least three years of teaching experience and a M.F.A. in studio art. Consideration will also be given to candidates with experience/interest in Motion Graphics and Web Design. 

Qualified candidates committed to a Reformed, biblical perspective and educational philosophy are encouraged to follow the full-time faculty application process at the link below. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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Business Administration

The Dordt College Business Administration Department is accepting applications for a full-time faculty member to teach introductory and advanced undergraduate courses beginning August 2017. The ability to communicate with passion and illustrate course content from a Reformed Christian perspective is critical. Interest and ability to teach a broad range of introductory and advanced undergraduate business courses is preferred. An earned doctoral degree in a business field or accounting is preferred. A master’s degree is required. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching or professional experience. 

Qualified candidates committed to a Reformed, biblical perspective and educational philosophy are encouraged to follow the full-time application process at the link below. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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Construction Management

Dordt College is seeking a faculty member to lead its Construction Management program in collaboration with the Business Administration and Engineering departments on campus beginning August 2017. In addition to teaching introductory and upper level construction management courses, the faculty member would advise Construction Management students and assist in developing internship opportunities for these students. Preference will be given to candidates with industry experience in construction management and a graduate degree in construction management, business, construction engineering, civil engineering, architecture, or other related field. 

Qualified candidates committed to a Reformed, biblical perspective and educational philosophy are encouraged to follow the full-time application process at the link below. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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Crime Scene Investigation (ADJUNCT)

The Criminal Justice Department at Dordt College seeks an adjunct faculty member to teach Crime Scene Investigation. Students will become acquainted with the forensic sciences, learn how to gather evidence and use it to solve crimes; understand how proper investigation promotes justice; how to conduct interviews and interrogations, write reports, and testify in court; evaluate criminal investigations in current and high profile cases. 

A master’s degree or significant investigative/forensics experience is required, both would be preferred. This position also requires a commitment to teaching from the perspective of the Reformed faith. Preference will be given to those with college teaching experience. 

Qualified candidates committed to a Reformed, biblical perspective and educational philosophy are encouraged to follow the adjunct faculty application process at the link below. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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english for academic purposes (adjunct)

Dordt College seeks an adjunct instructor to teach English for Academic Purposes courses to international students during the 2017-2018 academic year. Duties include teaching the following courses:

  • Academic Interaction: Develops academic speaking and listening skills, enabling students to participate to the best of their ability in the college classroom and in independent study. Listening, note-taking, discussion, and presentation skills with a focus on North American English pronunciation patterns are practiced. Vocabulary is expanded throughout the course.
  • Academic Writing: While engaging in a review of academic English grammar and usage, students learn to properly incorporate ideas from academic sources into their own writing. Skills such as critical reading, effective note-taking, proper summarizing, paraphrasing, and citation are presented and practiced.
  • North American English Pronunciation: This foundational course, which introduces students systematically to the sounds and rhythms that shape clear North American English speech, leading to better listening and clear speaking, is required for non-native speakers of English whose scores on the entrance interview for international and ESL students qualify them.  The course is also recommended for all non-native speakers of English who wish to or who are advised to take steps to improve their listening and speaking in English.

A graduate degree in TESOL, English, Linguistics, or other related fields of academic instruction, or a Master’s degree in an unrelated field with CELTA certification and ESL teaching experience is required. Preference will be given to those with college teaching experience.

Qualified candidates committed to a Reformed, biblical perspective and educational philosophy are encouraged to follow the adjunct faculty application process at the link below. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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Finance

Dordt College is currently seeking a faculty member to teach introductory and advanced undergraduate courses in corporate finance, banking, investments, and personal finance beginning August 2017. In addition to teaching, this position would also include participation as a full team member in department and college administrative tasks (including curriculum development and review, assessment, development of new initiatives, student recruiting and advising, and committee assignments). Preference will be given to candidates with an earned doctoral degree in finance or another business field. A master’s degree with significant professional experience are minimal requirements. 

Qualified candidates committed to a Reformed, biblical perspective and educational philosophy are encouraged to follow the full-time application process at the link below. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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Instructional DesigneR (ADJUNCT)

Dordt College seeks an adjunct instructional designer. This individual will work closely with faculty to promote academic innovation and excellence in online/blended course design, and help build engaging and effective online environments for selected courses at Dordt College. 

A Master’s degree in educational technology, instructional design, or related field required. Preference will be given to those with college teaching experience. Essential attributes include the ability to articulate and demonstrate excellence in college teaching, including instructional design and dynamics, classroom management, and continual assessment of student learning. 

Qualified candidates committed to a Reformed, biblical perspective and educational philosophy are encouraged to follow the adjunct faculty application process at the link below. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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music

The Music Department at Dordt College is currently seeking a faculty member to serve as Director of Choral Activities and supervise student teachers in choral music, teach choral music education, with other possible teaching opportunities in church music, music fundamentals, music literature, and applied lessons, beginning August 2017. Interested candidates should exhibit a deep commitment to, and ability to teach from, the perspective of the Reformed Christian faith. This position will also include taking the lead in student recruitment and participating in department matters, including curriculum review and development, student advising, administrative duties, program assessment, and committee assignments. An earned doctoral degree (D.M.A. or Ph.D.) is preferred. A master’s degree is required.

Qualified persons committed to a Reformed, Biblical perspective and educational philosophy are encouraged to follow the full-time application process at the link below. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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NURSING

Dordt College is seeking an individual to teach a variety of undergraduate courses and supervise student clinical practice in the Nursing Department beginning August 2017. Additional responsibilities include supervising student clinical practice, assist with the development and maintenance of clinical agreements and relationships with clinical sites, recruitment of students, and participation in departmental duties, including curriculum development and review, assessment of student learning, student advising, and committee assignments. Interested candidates should exhibit a deep commitment to, and ability to teach from, the perspective of the Reformed Christian faith. This position will range from 75% to full-time, depending on the individual. A Master’s degree in nursing with post-secondary teaching experience, current nursing licensure in accordance with the Iowa Board of Nursing, and current healthcare provider CPR certification is required.

Qualified persons committed to a Reformed, Biblical perspective and educational philosophy are encouraged to follow the full-time application process at the link below. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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