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Wesleyan University Middletown, CT, USA
Nov 21, 2020
Full time
GLOBAL MARKETING SPECIALIST Wesleyan seeks a Global Marketing Specialist in Middletown, CT. The Global Marketing Specialist job duties include the following: Perform marketing and outreach for the Fries Center for Global Studies (FCGS), as well as supporting global initiatives across the University, especially in the key markets of China and India. Help coordinate marketing and communication efforts for the FCGS including blogs/newsletters, social channels, and web presence, and annual reports. Support University-wide marketing efforts aimed at international audiences, with special focus on China and India, including coordinating our WeChat channel. In particular, assist Admission in efforts to establish Wesleyan as a leading voice on liberal education to prospective students and their families in China. With the guidance of the FCGS Director, collaborate with the President’s Office, Advancement, and Admission to plan events overseas (such as Forums and related events) that...
Wesleyan University Middletown, CT, USA
Nov 13, 2020
Full time
The College of Education Studies at Wesleyan University seeks applicants for a part-time visiting instructor position for the 2020-2021 academic year. The College is an interdisciplinary academic unit offering undergraduates both a major and minor in Education Studies that is designed to help them look critically at educational institutions, practices, and thinking in the United States and abroad—from pre-k to the university level. The College emphasizes education’s philosophical, psychological, and sociological dimensions along with various tools for educational analysis. Practicum experiences are also integrated within a variety of instructional contexts. We welcome applicants with a broad knowledge of education prepared to teach one or two courses during the fall and/or spring semesters in one or more of the following areas: Race and Equity in Education; History of Education; Educational Policy; Curricular Design; or Educational Technology. In all cases, courses should pay...
Wesleyan University Middletown, CT, USA
Nov 13, 2020
Full time
Primarily reporting to the head coach of men's hockey, this position will assist the head coach of hockey in all phases of the program. Responsibilities include coaching and teaching (75%) and administrative duties (25%). Coaching responsibilities: assist with and provide on ice instruction during practices and games. Provide video analysis for game and practice sessions. Teaching responsibilities: As a teaching fellow, assist physical education faculty members with classroom interaction. Assist with out of class project work required for PE credit. Recruiting responsibilities: assist with both on campus and off campus recruiting efforts. Coordinate campus recruiting visits for prospective student-athletes. Administrative duties: provide academic support and monitor academic progress for student-athletes. Provide additional support for contest management as needed.
Wesleyan University Middletown, CT, USA
Nov 13, 2020
Full time
The Postdoctoral Research Associate will work in collaboration with Seth Redfield primarily on UV/optical/infrared spectra of the interstellar medium and/or transiting exoplanets. Projects may include measuring and modeling the fundamental properties of the interstellar medium amongst the nearest stars and/or characterizing the atmospheres and circumplanetary environments of exoplanets. The data sources are rich, high-resolution spectra from a variety of ground-based and space-based facilities, spanning the UV, optical, and infrared. The precise research direction will be determined in collaboration with the Postdoctoral Research Associate. Wesleyan’s Planetary Science Group includes faculty and postdocs from several departments. The Postdoctoral Research Associate will be encouraged to interact with other faculty and to carry out independent research with full access to observational facilities available. Responsibilities include: • Data reduction and analysis of...
Wesleyan University Middletown, CT, USA
Nov 13, 2020
Full time
Wesleyan University’s Department of Physics invites applications for a one-semester full-time Visiting Assistant Professor beginning February 1, 2021 for the four month spring term. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in physics. A background in physics education research or experience with innovative teaching methods will be particularly welcome. The successful candidate will teach two sections of non-calculus introductory physics and supervise graduate teaching assistants in four associated laboratory sections. Substantial pedagogic and mentoring resources will be available. Wesleyan is a highly selective liberal arts college that values both scholarship and teaching very highly, has a strong, diverse undergraduate student body, and offers competitive salaries and benefits.
Wesleyan University Middletown, CT, USA
Nov 13, 2020
Full time
The Biology Department at Wesleyan University seeks a new tenure-track assistant professor in cell and developmental biology, beginning July 1, 2021. The candidate will develop an active research program to address fundamental problems in biology. We seek a colleague who will complement and contribute to our current research and teaching strengths in cell and developmental biology, genomics, neuroscience, and evolution/ecology, and is committed to liberal arts education in a culturally diverse community. Wesleyan University is a selective liberal-arts university located in Middletown, CT that offers Ph.D and BA/MA graduate programs in Natural Sciences and Mathematics. The Biology Department's multidisciplinary programs provide a stimulating research environment supported by core facilities that include confocal, scanning and transmission electron microscopes as well as access to Wesleyan's high-performance computing facilities and Quantitative Analysis Center. The successful...
Wesleyan University Middletown, CT, USA
Nov 13, 2020
Full time
Time-Based Media and Interdisciplinary Art Practices Visiting Artist. Two-year appointment, non-renewable. Start July 1, 2021. The Luther Gregg Sullivan Visiting Artist is expected to be an emerging artist i.e., "early in career," prepared to teach one course per semester in time-based media and interdisciplinary art practices. Local artistic production (a studio provided) and residency are required. Applicants should have a broad knowledge of art history, contemporary theoretical concerns, and competence in a wide range of digital and electronic processes. Knowledge of and experience with 2D graphics, 3D animation, digital video, and multiple computer platforms expected. Teaching experience at college level and exhibition record preferred.
Wesleyan University Middletown, CT, USA
Nov 13, 2020
Full time
The Wave Transport in Compex Systems (WTICS) lab, in the Physics Department at Wesleyan University, has an opening for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the general area of theoretical photonics and mesoscopic wave transport. The Postdoctoral Research Associate will support an ongoing effort on non-Hermitian wave transport. Responsibilities include: • Supervise graduate and undergraduate students • Manuscript preparation and editing and conference presentations. • Assisting in grant preparation and grant applications This is a grant funded position. Funding has been approved for 2 years with the potential to extend another year dependent upon mutual agreement and continued grant funding. Anticipated start date is January, 2021.
Wesleyan University Middletown, CT, USA
Nov 13, 2020
Full time
Do you have experience as an academic advisor for undergraduate students? Do you enjoy the challenge of working with bright and engaging students as they navigate their educational pursuits? Do you like thinking about new and creative ways to work with students and provide them with the tools and guidance to make learning and navigating the world of higher education more accessible? If yes, then this role will afford you all these opportunities. The Class Dean works closely with the Dean for Academic Advancement and other class deans to foster student success and excellence. Class deans are responsible for a comprehensive program of academic advising and class management in a residential liberal arts environment. This includes helping students make progress toward their educational goals and graduation requirements, working with faculty to support student success in the classroom, facilitating access to academic and non-academic support services, and supporting student transitions...
Wesleyan University Middletown, CT, USA
Nov 13, 2020
Full time
The Cognitive Development Lab at Wesleyan University, directed by Dr. Anna Shusterman, seeks a full-time lab coordinator starting in the Fall of 2020. The lab coordinator will assist with studies on the development of numerical and spatial thinking in preschool children and on research-practice collaborations in educational settings. The primary focus of this position will be the implementation of a new NSF-funded project to develop and test a research-based, guided-play mathematics intervention in preschools. Duties include: • Working closely with the PI, postdoctoral fellow, and research staff to develop project materials and maintain records • Coordinating with local research collaborators including preschools, school districts, and state agencies • Hiring, coordinating, and supervising undergraduate research assistants • Recruiting and scheduling participants; maintaining a participant database; data entry and record keeping; and running participants through studies •...
Wesleyan University Middletown, CT, USA
Nov 13, 2020
Full time
Wesleyan University’s newly formed College of Education Studies (CES) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Education Studies beginning July 1, 2021. This will be the first tenure-track hire fully located in CES. The College is composed of scholars from across a range of departments who share a commitment to the study of education rooted in critical inquiry and collective emancipation. We seek applicants who will complement, expand, and help envision our approach to education studies. CES currently has faculty and research strength in reflective, practice-based approaches; community-engaged research; assessment and psychometrics; STEM and second language pedagogy; critical university studies; and teacher voice/leadership. Candidates who approach education through inter- and trans-disciplinary approaches informed by philosophical and historical inquiry are encouraged to apply. We are also especially interested in scholars whose study of education places an...
Wesleyan University Middletown, CT, USA
Nov 13, 2020
Full time
Wesleyan University’s Department of Theater invites applications for a three-year appointment, Assistant Professor of the Practice position in Costume Design beginning July 1, 2021. The Theater Department is recruiting designers for its three-year appointment of Assistant Professor of the Practice in Costume Design. Candidates whose professional engagement as designers inform their teaching and creative practice are strongly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be a highly creative, intellectually curious, artist-educator who emphasizes teaching at every step of the creative process within an interdisciplinary and collaborative approach to their design practice and teaching philosophy. The Theater Department situates artistic practice, pedagogy and research in an undergraduate, liberal-arts context and explores theater from an intersectional perspective in which both scholarship and applied creative practice are emphasized by a collaborative exchange. The Theater...
Wesleyan University Middletown, CT, USA
Nov 13, 2020
Full time
The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Wesleyan University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Associate. The postdoc will work with Professor Dan Licata on the topic of gradual type systems. Primary responsibilities include: • Conducting research on the topic • Disseminate research results through publications and conference presentations • Mentoring undergraduate students. Anticipated start date is in the fall of 2020. This is a grant position. Funding has been approved for 16 months.
Wesleyan University Middletown, CT, USA
Nov 13, 2020
Full time
The Astronomy Department at Wesleyan University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level, beginning July 1, 2021. We seek a colleague who will broaden the Department’s range of research expertise and/or techniques, teach effectively across the curriculum, interact well with other Department faculty, and embrace the Department’s commitment to increasing inclusion and diversity in astrophysics. The position is open to any area of specialization, and the successful candidate must demonstrate a willingness and ability to involve undergraduates in forefront research. The candidate will be expected to teach three courses per year. Additional duties include advising and mentoring undergraduate students and engaging in department and university-level service. In addition to an undergraduate major, the Department supports an M.A. program that has been successful in preparing students, particularly those with non-traditional backgrounds, for...
Wesleyan University Middletown, CT, USA
Nov 13, 2020
Full time
The Postdoctoral Fellow will work with Dr. Anna Shusterman on an NSF grant-funded project on preschool numeracy. The goal of the funded project is to complete the design of all instructional and training materials to implement a hands-on, research-based early numeracy curriculum rooted in guided play, and to conduct a large, multi-site RCT to test multiple implementation conditions. The Postdoctoral Fellow will: • Work closely with the PI, other research staff, and community partners across the state to develop and conduct all aspects of the project • Participate in the general work of the lab, which is focused on spatial and numerical cognition and translational research in early childhood • Contribute to mentoring undergraduates involved in research in the PI’s lab. Wesleyan is a selective liberal arts institution with faculty engaged in well-funded and cutting-edge research. Anticipated start date for this position is in the Fall of 2020. Funding for this position has been...
Wesleyan University Middletown, CT, USA
Nov 13, 2020
Full time
The History Department invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in the U.S. and the world, beginning July 1, 2021. We are interested in candidates whose research and teaching focuses broadly on the globalization of the United States from the emergence of the US as an imperial power in the late 19th century to the growth of the US-led multilateral system in the latter 20th. Topics of interest include (but are not limited to) US foreign relations; American commerce at home and abroad; transnational social, cultural, and intellectual movements; religious, military and/or security issues; and international development. The candidate will be fully housed in the History Department. Teaching responsibilities (2-2 teaching load) will include the 20th-century US history survey and surveys in the person’s areas of specialization as well as first-year and advanced seminars. Additional duties include advising and mentoring students, carrying on a program of research,...
Wesleyan University Middletown, CT, USA
Nov 13, 2020
Full time
Wesleyan University periodically has temporary employment opportunities for qualified secretarial, clerical, and administrative support professionals. Temporary employees are assigned to campus departments to handle special projects, to cover for employees who are temporarily out, or to fill in while positions are vacant. Wesleyan accepts applicants for temporary opportunities on a rolling basis although the availability of assignments varies throughout the year as needs arise. As the University has openings, those candidates whose background and experience appear to match the requirements most closely will be contacted for an interview. Responsibilities may include a variety of administrative services: answering phones and greeting visitors, maintaining calendars and organizing meetings and events, managing office correspondence, maintaining databases and generating reports and mailing lists, processing budget requests, and other duties as assigned
Wesleyan University Middletown, CT, USA
Nov 13, 2020
Full time
Wesleyan University has approximately 2,900 undergraduates and 200 graduate students. The Counseling and Psychological Services office (CAPS) operates on an 8:30 am – 4:30 pm weekday schedule with 24/7 coverage through an on-call rotation. Outreach is included in the services provided and is essential to the community mental health model to which CAPS adheres. CAPS provides education, consultation, and training to students, faculty, administrators, and staff. Reporting to the Director of CAPS, this is a full-time fellowship for postdoctoral clinical or counseling psychologists who seek to advance their training in a university mental health setting. Funding for the position has been approved for 12 months. Fellows will meet or exceed Connecticut’s state requirements for license eligibility by the end of the training year. The position is housed within Wesleyan University’s Counseling and Psychological Services office (CAPS). Duties will include intake assessment and treatment...