Employment Opportunities

Faculty Opportunities:

French: The Department of Modern Languages at Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia, invites application for a full-time tenure-track position in French at the level of Assistant Professor beginning August 2017.

We are seeking a generalist in French studies with expertise in pre-19th-century literature and culture. A secondary interest in areas such as French theater, politics, and/or business is welcome. The successful candidate will complement our current departmental offerings in Francophone and 19/20th century French studies and assist in developing innovative courses for pre-19th century French curriculum. Teaching responsibilities include all levels of French language and a variety of upper-level courses in literature and culture.

Candidates must demonstrate excellence in teaching and an ongoing research agenda. A strong commitment to liberal arts education is essential. Teaching load is 20-22 hours per year. Completed Ph. D. in French by August 2017 preferred but ABD will be considered. Native or near-native proficiency required. Please send full dossier (including letter of application, CV, transcripts, three letters of recommendation and a statement of teaching philosophy and research interest, all in one attachment) to the Faculty Administrative Assistant Ms. Mimi carter at MimiCarter@rmc.edu by no later than November 20, 2016. Interviews will be conducted at the MLA convention in Philadelphia in January 2017. Randolph-Macon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information, please visit our website www.rmc.edu. 

Visiting Assistant Professor in German Studies

The Modern Language Department at Randolph-Macon College invites applicants for a Visiting Assistant Position to teach German language, and post-war literature and culture courses applicants with a secondary focus on Jewish studies, Business German or European Studies are preferred. 

Requirements: PhD or ABD, demonstrated teaching excellence, native or near-native fluency and a strong commitment to undergraduate education in a liberal arts environment. Teaching load 20-22 hours per academic year. For information on the German program, see http://www.rmc.edu/academics/german-major. Please send letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, official transcripts and a statement of teaching philosophy to mimicarter@rmc.edu. Review of applications will begin December 4, and continue until the position has been filled. Interviews will be conducted at the MLA convention in Philadelphia in January 2017. Minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. EOE.

Psychology:  The Department of Psychology at Randolph-Macon College invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position of Behavioral Neuroscience to begin in September 2017. Appointment at a more senior level is possible for applicants with suitable experience. Applicants must hold an advanced degree in behavioral neuroscience or a related field at the time of appointment; post-doc and teaching experience are preferred. Successful candidates will participate in the College’s mission of undergraduate teaching and mentoring as well as program development activities in neuroscience. Teaching duties will include introductory neuroscience courses, upper level neuroscience courses in the candidate’s specialty area and possibly general interest non-major courses in neuroscience and/or psychology. 

Randolph-Macon is a selective liberal arts college located in the beautiful Virginia piedmont, just 15 miles north of Richmond and 90 miles south of Washington, DC. The Behavioral Neuroscience program provides access to its outstanding animal facilities, including an off-campus primate laboratory in Miami, FL, and core facilities for light microscopy, proteomics, and computational behavioral neuroscience. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to participate in a strong research program exploring the neuroendocrine basis of animal behavior, including rodents and human or nonhuman primates. Our scientific environment offers opportunities to collaborate with research teams in neuroendocrinology, primatology, and genetics around the world. Candidates seeking to establish cooperative international research and learning opportunities for our students are encouraged to apply.

Review of applications will begin October 15th and continue until the position is filled. Qualified candidates should submit electronically a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of research interests and future research plans, and contact information for three individuals who can serve as references to Ms. Barbara Wirth (bwirth@rmc.edu), subject line Behavioral Neuroscience Search. Please submit as one attachment titled with the candidate’s last name and first initial. For specific inquiries about the position, please contact the Chair of the search committee, Dr. Massimo Bardi (massimobardi@rmc.edu). Randolph-Macon College, an Equal Opportunity Employer, believes that students learn best in a diverse, inclusive community and is therefore committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff and students. We seek candidates who are committed to Randolph-Macon’s efforts to create a climate that fosters the growth and development of a diverse student body, and we welcome applications from members of groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education.

For more information and instructions on how to apply please visit: http://www.rmc.edu/departments/behavioral-neuroscience/job-opportunity

Asian Studies:  The Asian Studies Program at Randolph-Macon College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Chinese, to begin in the Fall semester of 2017. Teaching duties include a 3-1-3 teaching load, comprised of four language instruction courses, and three courses in a secondary area (literature, culture, film, society, gender, etc.) in the candidate’s area(s) of teaching expertise.  The successful applicant will have

1) a Ph.D. either in hand or very near completion;

2) native or near-native proficiency in English and Mandarin Chinese;

3) a passion for teaching at the undergraduate level, and

4) the promise of a strong scholarly agenda. 

Interest and willingness to participate in January-term travel courses by the second or third year of appointment is also desirable. Randolph-Macon is a selective, co-educational, residential liberal arts and sciences college of 1,400 students, located in the beautiful Virginia Piedmont region, just fifteen miles north of the vibrant cultural center of Richmond. We value diversity, and are committed to building a community which welcomes all persons regardless of race, gender, disability, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, or gender expression.  To apply, please send the following materials to mimicarter@rmc.edu:

1) a two to three-page cover letter, incorporating statements on teaching, scholarship, and service;

2) CV; and

3) three letters of reference, at least one of which must discuss candidate’s teaching.

Review of candidates will begin on October 15, 2016. 

Staff Opportunities:

SENIOR WEB DEVELOPER

Randolph-Macon College seeks applications for a Senior Web Developer in the Marketing and Communications Office.  Qualified candidate will provide technical web support and assist with Web site development and production to support the college’s marketing and enrollment functions. The successful candidate will have strong critical thinking and analytical skills. They will maintain and implement new Web pages and site sections as directed in the college’s content management system (CMS) back end as well as assist in the development of new .NET web applications and the maintenance and/or migration of legacy applications into the college’s CMS.

Qualifications:  A bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems or related field and experience as a web developer in higher education is preferred.  Must have strong knowledge of .NET web development and Windows Server. A minimum of two years of experience is preferred as a .NET web developer.  Experience within higher education, ideally within higher education marketing, is preferred.  Must also possess expert-level knowledge of front-end development as well as operational knowledge concerning enterprise web content management systems; experience with the Sitefinity CMS, preferred. As a backup to the Director of Web Services, the Senior Web Developer  provides on-demand, after-hours coverage and should be available as needed for severe CMS technical support (e.g., outages) or web communication needs (e.g., weather closings or other crisis-related issues at the college, etc.).

Founded in 1830, Randolph-Macon has over 1420 students and is located in Ashland, VA, a residential community 15 miles north of Richmond and 90 miles south of Washington D.C. To apply, submit letter of interest, resume and contact information for three professional references all in one attachment to: Sharon Jackson, Director of Human Resources at https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=randolmacc&jobId=21869&lang=en_US&source=CC2.  Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.  EOE

 

DIRECTOR OF NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION AND TRANSITION PROGRAMS

Randolph-Macon College invites applications for the Director of New Student Orientation and Transition Programs.  Reporting to the Dean of Academic Affairs, with close collaboration with the Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, the qualified candidate for this full time, 12-month staff position will be responsible for the coordination of all aspects of Fall and Spring new student orientation for first-time, full time and transfer students.  In addition, the successful candidate will manage transition programs for students admitted into the College’s conditional admission summer program, will develop pre-orientation communication and programming for students, and will coordinate ongoing transition support for new students.  Ongoing support efforts will include a leadership role with the College’s early academic and social intervention efforts as well as the continuation and development of programs to support first generation students and others who may be having difficulty making the transition to college.   

Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree and experience with assisting undergraduate populations to successfully integrate into academic settings is required.  Candidates must also demonstrate evidence of success with managing large events and supervising student staff members. Knowledge of, and experience with implementing, the theories and practices related to College student development and learning preferred.  The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to work with a diverse group of students, faculty, and staff, and to anticipate and adapt to the needs of a diverse and changing student population.  He or she will also possess strong interpersonal and communication skills. Experience with website design/management and the appropriate use of social media to communicate with student populations is desirable. Duties will involve occasional evening and/or weekend commitments.

Founded in 1830, Randolph-Macon has 1400 students and is located in Ashland, VA, a residential community 15 miles north of Richmond and 90 miles south of Washington D.C. Randolph-Macon College values diversity and is committed to building a community which welcomes all persons regardless of race, gender, disability, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, or gender expression. To apply, submit letter of interest, resume and contact information for three professional references all in one attachment to: Sharon Jackson, Director of Human Resources at https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=randolmacc&jobId=26990&lang=en_US&source=CC2.  Screening of applicants will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.  EOE