Hastings College seeks applicants for several postdoctoral fellows positions (Hastings Inquiry Fellows). Fellows will begin their work on and will be considered faculty members of Hastings College with the rank of Instructor and full benefits for up to three one-year appointments. Fellows will teach academic inquiry courses within Hastings College’s new core curriculum. Additionally, depending upon need and background, Fellows may have the opportunity to teach upper-level courses within their specific academic field. Along with students, Fellows will enjoy a living and learning environment with a housing opportunity.
This is a unique opportunity for candidates to experience a teaching-centered institution and to hone skills in pedagogy, curriculum development, and holistic student development. In particular, this opportunity will provide exposure and experience for those interested in pursuing a career at a private student-centered residential institution in higher education.
Hastings College is redesigning the college experience for the 2019-2020 academic year. Please visit: https://www.hastings.edu/admissions/look-whats-new-in-2019/Opens a New Window. or contact Dr. Maggie Callahan, Director of Seminars (firstname.lastname@example.org) to learn more.
All disciplines encouraged to apply. Candidates should have a demonstrable interest in qualitative and/or quantitative inquiry and a passion for working with students. Doctorate preferred. Candidates who are ABD or who possess the appropriate terminal degree from their discipline will be considered.
Responsibilities and Duties:
● Work collaboratively with Director of Seminars and other Fellows to build the Seminars program
● Create and maintain an energizing, technology-friendly classroom environment
● Use up-to-date materials and techniques that challenge thinking, foster debate, and develop the ability of students to engage in critical discourse and rational thinking
● Continually search for ways to keep the subject vibrant and interesting
● Provide students information regarding their progress through prompt grading of work and mid-term progress reports
● Demonstrate an appreciation for diversity and be culturally competent, in accordance with principles of equal opportunity
● Participate in program and curriculum development, teaching methods and student learning conferences and seminars, filing appropriate course syllabus for each course taught
Qualified candidates need to complete the online application and also download their cover letter, curriculum vitae (CV), unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three references into the profile section of the online application. Applications will be accepted until all positions have been filled.