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Visiting Faculty Positions Available

Dr. Paul Overvoorde (Macalester College) served as visiting faculty director of Tanzania: Ecology & Human Origins in fall 2015.

Several new opportunities are available for faculty

Oak Ridge Science Semester (ORSS)

Two positions are available to lead the Oak Ridge Science Semester, an intensive research experience offered to 10-15 students each fall at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. 

The Program Director will serve a three-year term remotely, with occasional visits to the lab.  The Program Director supervises the Visiting Faculty Director, reports to ACM’s Chief of Staff, and works closely with other ACM consortial staff and ORNL staff.  ACM faculty from any STEM discipline are eligible to apply.  The application deadline is September 15, 2019.

The Visiting Faculty Director shares with the Program Director responsibilty for the overall success and academic quality of the semester and for the safety and well-being of the students during the program.  ACM or Great Lakes Colleges Association (GLCA) faculty from any STEM discipline are eligible to apply.  The application deadline is September 15, 2019.


Newberry Library-ACM Fellowship

Newberry-ACM Fellowship

Four-week short-term residency at Newberry Library

Three Newberry Library-Associated Colleges of the Midwest Fellowships are available to tenured or tenure-track faculty from ACM-member institutions who demonstrate a specific need for the Newberry’s collection.  This fellowship is open to all fields of study.  The application deadline is December 15, 2019.


Japan Study

Resident Director of Japan Study

Full academic year at Waseda University in Tokyo 

The Japan Study Resident Director spends an academic year at Waseda University in Tokyo with 30-40 students. This position is open to Japan specialists and non-specialists, and Resident Directors in past years have included tenured and tenure-track faculty from all ranks. The application deadline is April 30 for the academic year beginning 16 months later. Information and application.


Newberry Seminar: Research in the Humanities

The next opportunity to co-direct the Newberry Seminar: Research in the Humanities will be in Fall 2021.  Information will be posted here in late 2019 or early 2020.  Faculty at ACM colleges may apply to co-direct the ACM Newberry Seminar: Research in the Humanities.  Faculty who have questions about leading the Newberry Seminar may contact Betsy Hutula, ACM Chief of Staff.


Other opportunities at ACM

See the Employment Opportunities webpage for other positions available with the ACM.

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