Digital Journalism and Media Faculty

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Barton has a faculty position, beginning August 2019, to teach in the journalism curriculum and supervise the print and electronic publication of The Collegiate, Barton College’s student newspaper. Other responsibilities include teaching departmental and general education courses (such as public speaking); advising students; maintaining a program of scholarly activities; and participating in departmental, college, and professional service. Responsibilities Conduct college or university courses for undergraduate students. Teach one or more subjects within prescribed curriculum. Prepare and deliver lectures to students. Compile bibliographies of specialized materials for outside reading assignments. Stimulate class discussions. Compile, administer, and grade examinations, or assign this work to others. Conduct research in particular field of knowledge […]

Assistant Professor of Psychology

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The School of Sciences at Barton College seeks candidates for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor of Psychology position with an anticipated start date of August 2019. Responsibilities The successful candidate will teach 24 (twenty-four) credit hours annually at all levels of psychology coursework, with the possibility of instruction during weekends or evenings, online or hybrid courses. Additional responsibilities include: academic advising for declared or intended major students; ongoing professional scholarship; and service to the School of Sciences, the College campus, and local community. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, with evidence of active student engagement. The ability to assist in the recruitment of students […]

Assistant Professor of English

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Barton College is seeking candidates for the tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of English. Duties Teach undergraduate courses in British literature, including Shakespeare, creative writing, and composition (4 + 4 course load). Additional teaching assignments may include the College’s general education courses. Ongoing professional engagement is expected, as is student advising and participation in the School of Humanities, college, and professional service. Ability to recruit students for the major, as well as interest in travel abroad, is also desirable. Minimum Qualifications Doctoral degree in hand, with MFA in creative writing or substantial experience/portfolio in creative writing. Commitment to excellence in undergraduate education. Ability and commitment to teach all undergraduate levels […]

Custodial Positions

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Barton College currently has openings for Custodial Staff responsible for cleaning assigned buildings. Regular duties include vacuuming classrooms and offices, cleaning restrooms, emptying trash, wiping and dusting vertical and horizontal surfaces, and performing annual maintenance such as waxing floors and cleaning carpets. May require working nights and/or weekends in support of college events as needed. Note: This job description indicates in general the nature and levels of work, knowledge, skills, abilities and other essential functions (as covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act) expected of an incumbent.  It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required of an incumbent.  An incumbent may […]

Weather Advisory 1 – March 2018

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Members of the Barton College community, As a result of the inclement winter weather conditions this evening and the possibility of icy road conditions in the morning, Barton College will delay opening its offices and beginning classes until 10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Students should plan to begin their day attending the class they would normally be seated in at 10 a.m. on a Tuesday. Please use good judgment and caution as you travel in the morning.  If you are unable to travel on Tuesday morning as a result of road conditions, please be in touch directly with your supervisor or professor. The College will continue to monitor the road conditions […]

2018 Dominican Republic Day 7 – When Is “Free Care” Really Free?

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When we think of the word “free,” we associate no obligation to the term. However, in the Dominican Republic, the people who use the public hospital at no charge must come prepared. Linens, towels, supplies for care, food, and clothing are the responsibility of the patient. Feeding and bathing are the responsibility of the patient’s family. For most adults, oxygen is in very short supply. Only the babies and children get special consideration. A free cup of soup for each patient was being distributed during our visit, which was an improvement over previous years. Materials for making a cast and IV meds must be provided by the patient. We donated […]

2018 Dominican Republic Day 6 – Immersing Ourselves in the Dominican Culture

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As on previous days, our group started the morning at Dove Missions by eating breakfast together under the palapa. We conducted physical assessments on the younger boys at the center and interviewed them on their diet history. We socialized with the kids and played with them during our free time. Of course, the boys were rowdy; but they were full of joy and grateful to have us there with them. For lunch, we traveled through Puerto Plata to eat a traditional Dominican buffet. After we ate lunch, we were taken to a mercado (market) in Puerto Plata where they sell a variety of produce and goods. Eggplant, peppers, chayote, plantains, […]

2018 Dominican Republic Day 5 – Fun in the Sun part 2

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On our second free day here in Puerto Plata on Monday, we began by traveling to Sosúa, a small beach town famous for its breathtaking shoreline. The water was such a crisp blue, which is different from our North Carolina beaches. Even though the water was rough with waves crashing violently against the rocks in the distance and though the tide was extremely high, we still enjoyed the beautiful ocean for the morning. We shopped at the many small unique shops all along the beach. This is where we really put our bartering skills to the test to see what deals we could get. This is a shopping experience unlike […]

2018 Dominican Republic Day 4 – Fun in the Sun part 1

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Sunday was our first free day in Puerto Plata. We began by riding in a teleférico, or cable car, to the top of Mount Isabel de Torres to see the Christ the Redeemer statue. It was fun to take pictures with the statue appearing either in our hands, on our heads, or just in the background. There was a beautiful view from the top of the mountain allowing us to see much of the island. The next item on the agenda for the day was shopping! We were warmly welcomed to a local store in Puerto Plata. We loved all the amazing items for sale such as jewelry, wooden sculptures, […]

2018 Dominican Republic Day 3 – Health and Play for the Day

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We woke up to another beautiful morning in Puerta Plata. We all shared a delicious breakfast together at a large wooden table under a palapa. We discussed the day’s events with our fearless professor, Mrs. Ruwe. Once our van arrived to transport us to Dove Missions, we jumped in and away we went. During the bus ride to Dove Missions, we mentally prepare for what the day is going to bring, and at the same time, we stare out the windows taking in all the scenes. Once we arrived at Dove Missions, we eagerly went upstairs and set up a room in which we would complete assessments for each of […]