Faculty Positions Available

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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BIOLOGY OR CHEMISTRY (POST-DOCTORAL)

Dordt College is seeking a post-doctoral level faculty member for a one to two-year appointment beginning August 2017 (preferred) or January 2018. The position will include: teaching assignments in botany, environmental studies, introductory chemistry for life sciences, and other related areas; time to develop a research program including shared mentoring of undergraduate research; and receiving mentoring and training in teaching, undergraduate research, and Christian perspective.

The Biology and Chemistry departments at Dordt College have a strong history of preparing students for graduate and professional schools, industry and K-12 education. This preparation is infused with a Reformed Christian worldview, in order to prepare students to be global citizens in God’s service. We are looking for an enthusiastic, open-minded team player who is interested in working with a growing set of science students. In this training position, candidates will be mentored by expert teachers and researchers in Biology and Chemistry in preparation for full-time, tenure track teaching/research positions. As a Reformed Christian institution, an integral part of this post-doctoral training program will be development of the candidate’s Christian worldview and how it impacts both teaching and research endeavors.

Qualified persons committed to a Christian worldview and ready to explore and experience how their Christianity will impact their life in the academy are encouraged to apply by following the application process below for Adjunct faculty. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  

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CHEMISTRY

Dordt College is currently accepting applications for a full-time faculty member in chemistry beginning August 1, 2017. Responsibilities for this position include teaching organic chemistry and biochemistry for majors and non-majors, teaching courses in the Core Program, contributing to undergraduate research, and participating in departmental duties. We seek a dynamic, student-oriented professor who infuses their instruction with a Reformed Christian perspective. An earned doctoral degree in chemistry or biochemistry is preferred. A master’s degree is required. Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience.

The Chemistry department at Dordt College has a strong history of preparing students for graduate and professional schools, industry and K-12 education, and a growing tradition of undergraduate research. This preparation is infused with a Reformed Christian worldview, in order to prepare students to be global citizens in God’s service. We are looking for an enthusiastic, open-minded team player who is interested in working with a growing set of science students.

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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Criminology (ADJUNCT)

The Criminal Justice Department at Dordt College seeks an adjunct faculty member to teach Criminology during the Fall 2017 semester. Criminology is a theory-based course that studies crime causation, typologies of crime, and crime control. It looks at both historical and modern theories, including those that look to individual, social, and structural causes. It also broadly analyzes the guardianship and enfocement functions of the criminal justice system. Students will be able to identify criminology theories in modern media and engage in theory-building exercises.

A master’s degree in Criminal Justice, Sociology, or Psychology is required. 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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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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