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Assistant Professor of Arabic

Birmingham-Southern College invites applications for a full time, tenure track appointment in Arabic at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 2015.

BSC's collegial Modern Foreign Language Department is committed to hiring a colleague with a genuine passion for teaching and proven success in the classroom. The College seeks a dynamic teacher/scholar to develop our recently added Arabic language program. Superior language proficiency in both Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) and English is required, with native or native-like proficiency in at least one Arabic dialect and familiarity with best practices in the communicative method strongly preferred. The successful candidate will have completed a Ph.D. in a relevant area at the time of appointment and have a robust research agenda that is accessible to undergraduates. The field of expertise is open. Experience in teaching undergraduates in a North American university is required, with a strong preference for candidates with experience in a liberal arts setting. Primary teaching responsibilities will include introductory and upper level Arabic language courses; the incumbent may also contribute to other academic programs. The successful candidate will understand and uphold the academic values of the College and will possess a strong commitment to academic rigor and excellence in undergraduate teaching in the liberal arts setting. BSC is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their teaching, research, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Located in Birmingham, Alabama, BSC is a four-year, private institution affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The College currently enrolls 1,200 undergraduate students, is included in Pope's 40 Colleges that Change Lives, and is a sheltering institution for Phi Beta Kappa. For more on the college's talented faculty and students, educational mission, and national reputation, visit www.bsc.edu.

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should provide a letter of interest, a statement of teaching philosophy that specifically addresses the liberal arts setting, two sample course syllabi, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation. Candidates are also invited to submit scholarly manuscripts and teaching evaluations. All materials should be sent to Dr. Janie Spencer, Arabic Search Committee Chair, Department of Modern Foreign Languages, Box 549029, Birmingham-Southern College, Birmingham, AL 35254.

BSC complies with the Alabama Child Protection Act and E-Verify. EOE.


Instructor of Accounting

Birmingham-Southern College seeks candidates for a full-time Instructor of Accounting for the 2015-2016 academic year. Candidates must be committed to the College's philosophy of a liberal arts education. A doctorate in Accounting is preferred. A master in Accounting or business administration and a professional designation such as a Certified Public Accounting will be considered. The successful candidate must be able to provide innovative and energetic teaching and be committed to excellence in teaching. Teaching responsibilities will include three classes per semester and an intensive course during January. BSC is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their teaching, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Birmingham-Southern College is a selective liberal arts college consistently recognized for its academic quality. BSC is a four-year, private institution affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The College currently enrolls approximately 1,200 undergraduate students, is included in Pope's 40 Colleges that Change Lives, and is a sheltering institution for Phi Beta Kappa. For more on the college's faculty, students, educational mission, and national reputation, visit www.bsc.edu.

Birmingham-Southern College is located just minutes from downtown Birmingham, the largest city in Alabama. Birmingham is leading hub for banking and medical research and is a vibrant center for arts, entertainment, commerce, and recreational activities. There are six higher education institutions within a short commute, a symphony, a ballet, the largest art museum in the Southeast, and annual art, music, and film festivals.

Qualified applicants should submit a single PDF file with a letter of application describing areas of interest and expertise and teaching experience, curriculum vitae, summary of teaching evaluations, copies of graduate transcripts, and the names and contact information for three references by email to business@bsc.edu. Applications will only be accepted electronically.

Application review begins immediately and continues until the position is successfully filled.

BSC complies with the Alabama Child Protection Act and E-Verify. EOE.


Visiting Assistant Professor in Psychology

Birmingham-Southern College invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor in psychology, beginning August 2015. We seek applicants with expertise in any area of Clinical Psychology. Preferred candidates will have a Ph.D. in Psychology at the time of appointment; however, ABD applicants with undergraduate teaching experience will be considered.

Teaching responsibilities will include six regular term courses and one short course in the January term. The candidate should be able to teach introductory psychology and psychological disorders. Other courses to be taught will be determined. The successful candidate must be able to provide innovative and energetic teaching and be committed to excellence in teaching. Opportunities to mentor undergraduate researchers, as well as support for conference travel, are available

Birmingham-Southern College is a selective liberal arts college consistently recognized for its academic quality. BSC is a four-year, private institution affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The College currently enrolls approximately 1,200 undergraduate students, is included in Pope's 40 Colleges that Change Lives, and is a sheltering institution for Phi Beta Kappa. For more on the College's faculty, students, educational mission, and national reputation, visit www.bsc.edu.

Birmingham-Southern College is located just minutes from downtown Birmingham, which is the largest city in Alabama and a leading hub for banking and medical research in the Southeast. There are six higher education institutions within a short commute; a symphony; a ballet; the largest art museum in the Southeast; and annual art, music, and film festivals--as well as numerous opportunities for outdoor adventure activities.

Review of applicants will begin immediately, with a priority deadline of February 15, 2015, and will continue until the position is filled. Qualified applicants should submit a letter addressing the candidate's interest in teaching in a demanding liberal arts environment, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, copy of graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to Lynne Trench, Department of Psychology, at PYsearch@bsc.edu.

BSC complies with the Alabama Child Protection Act and E-Verify. EOE.