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Davis & Elkins College in Elkins, West Virginia invites applications for a full-time, faculty position in Accounting and Business beginning in the fall semester 2014. The person holding this position will serve as a member of the College’s Division of Business and Entrepreneurship. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The successful candidate will:
- Be a Certified Public Accountant.
- Hold a graduate degree and/or possess significant, demonstrable professional experience in the business world.
- Have demonstrable, successful experience as a teacher at the college level.
- Be committed to mentoring and nurturing students, including serving as an academic advisor.
Essential, ongoing responsibilities associated with the position include:
- Successfully teaching a wide variety of accounting courses (at both the introductory and advanced levels) including governmental and non-profit accounting.
- Successfully teaching courses in the common core business curriculum, such as Business Ethics.
- Successfully mentoring and advising students.
- Working collaboratively with colleagues, both within the division and across campus.
- Providing service to the department, division, discipline, College and community.
- Engaging in ongoing professional development.
- Curriculum development.
- Engaging in ongoing assessment activities.
- Community outreach and the development of relationships with members of the local and regional community.
- Acting in a professional and collegial manner (this includes: maintaining an ongoing presence on campus, maintaining confidentiality as required, holding daily office hours, participating in recruitment and retention efforts, and being accessible to students and colleagues).
All candidates are encouraged to provide evidence of successful college-level teaching, including strong professor-student relationships, commitment to student development, and creative pedagogical practice. All applications must include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information (including phone numbers and email addresses) of four professional references. Original transcripts and background check will be required before an appointment is made.
Please submit materials electronically via email to Ms. Sharon White, Administrative Assistant, Office of Academic Affairs, Davis & Elkins College. Please type Accounting in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Part-time instructors are needed for the following courses at Davis & Elkins College for the fall 2014 semester:
- 107A Introduction to Public Speaking (3 semester hours): The course is designed both to build student skills in giving individual speech presentations and to acquaint students with core communication principles for public oral communication. The course takes students through the process of designing and delivering appropriate speeches, from selecting a topic to analyzing an audience, understanding situational constraints, organizing ideas properly, substantiating ideas with research, delivering the speech, and reflecting after the speech on its effectiveness.
- 111 Small Group Communication Dynamics (3 semester hours): The course provides an opportunity for students to develop competency communicating in small groups. Students will learn how to select a group, develop roles within a group, manage group tension, build group cohesion, maintain group task orientation, and solve complex problems effectively in a small group.
- FND 111 or 112 - Foundational Mathematics (3 semester hours)
- Geography 204 - World Geography (3 semester hours): A systemic description of the Earth’s surface; study of the relation of geographical environment upon the development of human culture.
- GES 105 - First-Year Seminar (3 semester hours): An introduction to American customs, traditions and social norms/etiquette, employing aspects of ESL (this course is reserved for international students).
- 103 United States History I (3 semester hours): An interpretative study of the cultural, diplomatic, political and social history of the colonial, federal and Civil War eras, with emphasis on significant ideas and personalities.
- 104 United States History II (3 semester hours): A sequel to History 103, with emphasis on problems of industrialization, urbanization, and of the United States as a world power in the Twentieth Century.
- 105 History of Civilization I (3 semester hours): A study of civilization from the time of its literary beginnings to the Renaissance. Emphasis is given to ideas, events and personalities significant in the development of Western Civilization. Some consideration is directed to non-Western cultures.
- 106 History of Civilization II (3 semester hours): A sequel to History 105, covering the period from the Renaissance and Reformation to the present era.
- History 3XX - History of the U.S. Healthcare System and Healthcare Reform (3 semester hours): This course explores the history and development of the American healthcare system and American ideas about medicine and health. The course also explores recent developments in the field of American healthcare such as HMOs and the Affordable Care Act. The candidate will both design and teach this course in an online environment (candidate will be compensated for both course design and teaching).
- Language 102 - English as a Second Language (3 semester hours): A course to prepare students for whom English is not the primary language to understand and write English, as well as to express themselves orally in the language, at the level of competence required to engage successfully in course work at the College. Language 102 may be repeated for credit. Semester hours are in addition to the 124 semester hours required for graduation.
- 101 Introduction to Psychology (3 semester hours): An introduction to the fundamental theories, concepts and practices of contemporary psychology. The course focuses on insights from the major fields of psychology such as clinical, developmental, personality, social, biological and cognitive psychology.
- 101 Introduction to Sociology (3 semester hours): The course is designed to help students better understand the world in which they live by introducing students to the sociological analysis of social structures. Emphasis is placed on the relationships between the various social institutions within contemporary American society and how they change over time.
- 103 Social Problems (3 semester hours): The course examines contemporary American social problems. Special attention is given to exploring the various explanations for these problems and to discussing and searching for possible solutions.
Interested candidates should email an expression of interest, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information (including phone numbers and email addresses) of at least two professional references to Ms. Sharon White, Administrative Assistant, Office of Academic Affairs. Please type Part-Time in the subject line. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. A background check will be required before an appointment is made.
Davis & Elkins (D&E) is a vibrant, private, four-year, comprehensive college affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA). The College’s mission is to prepare and inspire students for success and for thoughtful engagement with the world. Drawing students nationally and internationally as a “College of Distinction”, Davis & Elkins also serves many first-generation students from the Appalachian region.
Elkins is a culturally-rich mountain town of 8,000, located in the heart of West Virginia's finest outdoor recreation area. The College is within two to four hours of several major metropolitan areas (Charleston, WV; Pittsburgh, PA; and Washington, D.C.).
Davis & Elkins College reserves the right to modify all job postings and job descriptions.
Davis & Elkins College is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer.
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