Founded in 1836, Emory & Henry College is a private, co-educational institution affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Located in the highlands of Southwest Virginia, the campus of Emory & Henry College encompasses 168 scenic acres and is surrounded by additional undeveloped land and the village of Emory. The entire central campus, noted for its beauty and architectural distinction, is listed on the National Register of History Places and the Virginia Register of Historic Landmarks.
The College is one of 40 institutions nationwide included in the popular college guidebook Colleges That Change Lives. In 2013, the Washington Monthly named Emory & Henry as the top liberal arts institution in Virginia, and for the fifth consecutive year, among the top 50 national liberal arts institutions. In 2009, Emory & Henry was one of six colleges and universities nationwide to receive the 2009 President’s Award, the highest national recognition for commitment to service learning and civic engagement. Emory & Henry has been represented eight times by winners of the Carnegie Foundation’s Virginia Professor of the Year Award, more than any other college or university in the state. The College continues to fulfill its mission to help all of its students “Increase in Excellence.”
Emory & Henry College invites applications from individuals committed to excellence in teaching, research, and service in a small liberal-arts school.
Physical Therapy Faculty Positions (posted 09-01-14)
The School of Health Sciences at Emory & Henry College invites applications for three tenured/tenure-track faculty positions in their developing Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program. The positions are 12-month appointments with anticipated start dates ranging from January 2015 to August 2015.
The DPT Program seeks energetic and innovative faculty members who want to help build an interdisciplinary culture within the newly formed School of Health Sciences. Successful candidates will have academic backgrounds and clinical expertise in one or more of the following content areas: musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, geriatric, cardiopumonary or integumentary conditions.
Candidates’ qualifications include an advanced doctoral degree (e.g., PhD, EdD, DSc) or a DPT degree and at least 3 years of teaching, clinical or research experience. Faculty rank, tenure status, and salary will be commensurate with academic qualifications, teaching and research experience and relevant clinical specialty certifications.
The School of Health Sciences is being developed on a 15-acre campus in Marion, Va., 20 miles from the E&H main campus in Emory, Va. The DPT Program is currently seeking Candidate for Accreditation status from CAPTE. Emory & Henry College plans to enroll a cohort of 32 DPT students annually, the first of which is expected to start in January 2015, pending the award of its Candidacy status.
Founded in 1836, Emory & Henry College is a small, prestigious, nationally-ranked liberal arts college in Emory, Virginia. With a collegial, interdisciplinary faculty, strong community ties, and a nationally recognized commitment to civic engagement, Emory & Henry has long been known as one of 44 schools in Loren Pope’s Colleges That Change Lives and has a two-time Forbes ranking among the top 25 faculties in the nation.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae (C.V.), unofficial transcripts, contact information for three professional references, student evaluations, if any, and a statement of teaching philosophy related to preparing effective health care professionals to practice in an ever changing health care delivery system. All application materials should be submitted to . Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until all three positions are filled.
More information on the DPT program is available at ehc.edu/dpt
Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) posted 6-13-14
The Department of Politics, Law, and International Relations at Emory & Henry College seeks to fill a tenure-track position for the 2015-2016 academic year. The primary field should be in Comparative Politics or International Relations, and we would prefer a candidate who can contribute courses to at least one interdisciplinary regional studies program - preferably in Asian, European, or Latin American Studies. The ability to lead short-term study abroad programs and/or to teach courses in social sciences statistics and/or research methods would be a significant plus. We are also interested in filling departmental needs in American Political Institutions broadly defined or American foreign policy. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute courses to at least two subfields of the discipline. Candidates should demonstrate how their research and teaching brings an integrative perspective to bear on the study of politics, society, and social change. Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to liberal arts education and to engaging students in active undergraduate research. Emory & Henry is a private, liberal arts, church affiliated college with an average enrollment of 1000 students. The college is located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in Southwest Virginia. Position to commence on August 15, 2015. Ph.D. in Political Science or a related field preferred, ABD considered; teaching experience is essential. There is the possibility of appointment at an advanced Assistant Professor level if qualifications and time in rank merit. Provide letter of application, CV, statement of teaching interests, 3 letters of recommendation, teaching evaluations (if available), a writing sample, and unofficial copies of both graduate and undergraduate transcripts via email to . Review of applications will begin on September 15 and will continue until the positions are filled. We will be interviewing strong candidates at the American Political Science Association annual meeting in Washington, D.C. Please email CV to Dr. Joe Lane (Chair) at to request an interview at APSA. Emory & Henry College seeks a diverse faculty and staff. Emory & Henry is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Lead Teacher position at Busy Little Bees Child Development Center (Part-Time) posted 08-05-14
Busy Little Bees Child Development Center at Emory & Henry College is currently accepting applications for a Part-time Lead Teacher position. Candidates must be at least 21 years of age and must possess one of the following qualifications:
Candidates must be dependable, trustworthy, willing to work as a team member, and must pass a criminal background check. 20 training hours must be completed within six months of employment. Qualified applicants should send a letter of application, a current resume, and contact information for three references to: or Emory & Henry College, Attn: Busy Bees Development Center, P.O. Box 947, Emory, VA 24327. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Emory & Henry is an equal-opportunity employer.
Substitute Teacher position at Busy Little Bees Child Development Center (Part-Time) posted 08-06-14
Busy Little Bees Child Development Center at Emory & Henry College currently has a Substitute Teacher position available. Candidates must be at least 21 years of age and must possess one of the following qualifications:
Candidates must be dependable, trustworthy, willing to work as a team member, and must pass a criminal background check. 20 training hours must be completed within six months of employment. Qualified applicants should send a letter of application, a current resume, and contact information for three references to: or to Emory & Henry College, Attn: Busy Bees Development Center, P.O. Box 947, Emory, VA 24327. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Emory & Henry is an equal-opportunity employer.
Director of the McGlothlin Center for the Arts posted 04-25-14
Emory & Henry College welcomes applications for the Director of the college’s newly constructed center for the arts.
Responsibilities: The Director will provide leadership and overall responsibility for the programming, operations, and financial performance of the McGlothlin Center for the Arts, which will include a 450-seat theatre, a black box theatre, a scene shop, an art gallery, and the campus and community radio station, WEHC.-FM. In collaboration with the Visual and Performing Arts Division and other campus constituencies, the Director will provide creative leadership and supervision of the programmatic, educational, and community activities of the Center. The successful candidate will help to develop and implement the strategic plan and budget for the center as well as manage day-to-day operations. The position is available beginning July 1, 2014. Completion of the arts center is scheduled for mid-February, 2015. The McGlothlin Center for the Arts is intended primarily for performances, lectures, and exhibits hosted by Emory & Henry College, but it will also play an important role as a regional venue for the arts. The Director will report to the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty.
Qualifications: Completion of undergraduate degree is required, preferably in the arts. A master’s degree in arts administration or equivalent experience is preferred. Preferred qualifications include a strong ability to effectively communicate goals and expectations; previous experience in public relations, marketing, and fundraising; strong interpersonal skills; significant knowledge of a wide range of performing and visual arts; experience working in a college setting; familiarity or experience with radio broadcasting; experience supervising professional staff; and experience in all aspects of planning, booking, and presenting multi-disciplinary arts performance and programs.
Interested candidates are invited to send in a cover letter of intent, current resume, unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate level transcripts, and three current reference letters to Dr. David Haney, Vice President for Academic Affairs, at . Review of applications will begin on May 12 and will continue until the position is filled.