DC Employment Opportunities


Defiance College, chartered in 1850, is an independent, coeducational, liberal arts institution affiliated with the United Church of Christ. Defiance is a college where students learn to lead and serve in a democracy; learn to understand, appreciate, and have the skills to interact with other cultures; and learn to not only receive knowledge but to make their own knowledge by engaging in interactive experiences. Our Vision creates an educational experience of engagement in civic, cultural, and learning dimensions. Students can have hands-on experiences in their field of study through quality internships, domestic and international travel, diverse cultural encounters, and distinctive service and research opportunities for personal and professional growth. Defiance College's role as a national and innovative leader in service learning and engagement has been recognized by the Corporation for National and Community Service which named Defiance among the top 20 schools in the nation for community service and engagement. This designation was made by naming Defiance College as a Presidential Award Finalist for the 2013 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. DC has also been named a Military Friendly School for providing significant benefits and services to veterans.

Defiance College is committed to the diversity of faculty, staff and students. Applicants who will enrich the diversity of our campus are especially encouraged to apply.

Faculty | Part-Time Faculty | Administrative Positions | Graduate Assistantships

 

FACULTY POSITIONS

 

Assistant or Associate Professor of Digital Forensic Science

Defiance College invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor of Digital Forensic Science. Responsibilities include a 24-credit per year teaching load involving undergraduate courses in digital forensic science; academic advising; curriculum development; committee work; and service to the college.

The successful candidate must have a master’s or doctoral degree in information technology, digital forensics, computer engineering, cybersecurity, information assurance, or related field. Rank is Assistant or Associate Professor for a completed doctorate, Instructor for ABD and less than three years of college teaching experience, and Assistant Professor of Practice for a master’s degree and at least three years of professional experience. Preference will be given to candidates with significant digital forensics or cybersecurity work experience, teaching experience, and an industry certification.

To apply, send a letter of application that addresses the requirements and preferences of the position, statement of teaching philosophy, cv, sampling of syllabi and student evaluations (if available), and contact information of four professional references to:

Office of Academic Affairs
Defiance College
701 N. Clinton St.
Defiance, OH 43512
or email: mcall@defiance.edu

 

 

Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Forensic Science

Defiance College invites applications and nominations for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor of Chemistry with extensive background in forensic science. The successful candidate will have extensive background in forensic science and be able to provide instruction in general chemistry, analytical chemistry, forensic chemistry, and a non-major science course. Responsibilities include a 24-credit teaching load; academic advising; curriculum development; instrument maintenance; committee work; and service to the college. The individual will have the responsibility of refining, overseeing and growing the forensic science program.

The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in chemistry or be ABD. Rank is Assistant Professor for a completed doctorate and Instructor for ABD and less than three years of college teaching experience. Preference will be given to candidates with post-doctoral, industrial experience and/or forensic laboratory experience. The desired start date is Fall 2015 but a Spring 2016 start date would also be considered.

To apply, send a letter of application that addresses the requirements and preferences of the position, statement of teaching philosophy, cv, sampling of syllabi, and contact information of four professional references to:

Office of Academic Affairs
Defiance College
701 N. Clinton St.
Defiance, OH 43512
or e-mail: mcall@defiance.edu

 

 

 

PART-TIME FACULTY POSITIONS


Teacher Education Field Supervisors

The Defiance College Education program is seeking part-time clinical supervisors to supervise and observe teacher education students participating in field experiences. Needs range from Pre‑K to Grade 12 and currently include Early Childhood Education, Intervention Specialist, Math, and Language Arts.

These part-time opportunities require site visits during normal school hours and may include attendance at on-campus meetings/training sessions which are typically held on Wednesday evening and/or Saturday. For further information, contact Jeannie Von Deylen at 419-783-2453 or jvondeylen@defiance.edu.

Requirements include a master’s degree in education and teaching experience in a K-12 educational environment; current teaching licensure is preferred. To apply, send cover letter of interest, resume containing education and license information, and contact information of four professional references electronically to Defiance College Education Department at: jvondeylen@defiance.edu.

 

 

ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS

 

HEAD MEN’S & WOMEN’S CROSS COUNTRY/TRACK & FIELD COACH


Defiance College, an NCAA D-III institution and member of the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference, seeks an individual to serve as head coach of the men’s and women’s cross country and track and field programs. The individual will be responsible for providing organization and leadership for all phases of the programs under the direction of the Athletic Director. Responsibilities include recruiting, meet scheduling and preparation, practice organization, fundraising, budget preparation and management, equipment control, mentoring of student-athletes and assistant coaches, developing annual service/engagement project for student-athletes, and other duties normally associated with being the head coach of an intercollegiate program. Additional expectations of this position may include some departmental and campus committee work/involvement.

Candidates must be able to develop and motivate Division III student-athletes; have a strong commitment to the academic success of student-athletes; knowledge of and commitment to all NCAA, conference, and institutional rules and regulations; good communication skills; and strong leadership skills. This position requires a bachelor’s degree (masters preferred), a valid driver’s license, and previous coaching and recruiting experience, preferably as a collegiate head coach. This is a full-time, 10-month position (August 1-May 31). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Send cover letter, complete resume and four references with contact numbers electronically to Defiance College Athletic Department at email mtrubey@defiance.edu or via fax: 419-783-2369.

 

 

Director of Career Development

Defiance College seeks a Director of Career Development. The individual will be responsible for the overall direction, leadership and strategic vision for the Career Development Office. Specific duties include assisting and counseling students in all facets of career development; cultivating and developing relationships with employers; and managing a four-year, developmentally-appropriate career and professional development program that supports a Personal Success Plan for every student. Requirements include a Master’s degree in College Student Personnel or related field and 3-5 years’ experience in Career Services or a related field. To apply, send letter of application, resume, and contact information of four professional references electronically to Defiance College Human Resources Department at mcall@defiance.edu.

 




GRADUATE ASSISTANTSHIPS

 

None at this time.

 

 


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