Employment Opportunities

Middlebury College is an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring a diverse faculty to complement the increasing diversity of the student body.

(All faculty recruiting is done at the department level.  If you have questions about a particular position, please contact the department chair or coordinator.)

Tenure Track Position Openings

Assistant Professor of Computer Science (2 positions)

The Department of Computer Science invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions in computer science, beginning in Fall 2016.  Specialization is open, with preference for candidates working in computer systems or applied areas.  Teaching responsibilities will include courses throughout the undergraduate computer science curriculum with an emphasis on the candidate's areas of expertise.  Appointment will be made at the rank of Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) or Instructor (ABD).  Candidates should provide evidence of commitment to excellent teaching and scholarly potential.

Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research. An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body.  EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

To be assured full consideration, applications should be received by November 20, 2015.  Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically.  Email and paper applications will not be accepted.  Through Interfolio, submit to Daniel Scharstein, Department Chair: curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, graduate transcript, and three current letters of recommendation, at least one of which must speak to teaching ability.  More information is available at http://www.interfolio.com/apply/31147.

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background check.

Assistant Professor of Economics (International Economics)

The Economics Department has an opening for a position in international economics beginning in September 2016.  The appointment will be made at the level of instructor (ABD) or assistant professor (PhD). Candidates must demonstrate commitment to research and teaching excellence in a liberal arts environment.

Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research. An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body.  EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

All application materials must be received by November 30th, 2015. Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. Please submit, through Interfolio, a cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript, three letters of recommendation, at least one example of scholarship, statement of teaching philosophy and, if available, teaching evaluations. More information is available at

http://apply.interfolio.com/31181 or from Will Pyle, Search Committee Chair, wpyle@middlebury.edu.

Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. More information regarding background checks may be found here: http://www.middlebury.edu/academics/administration/prospective_faculty/background_checks

Assistant Professor of Economics (Jones Fellow)

The Economics Department seeks to appoint its first Jones Fellow in Applied Economics, a named junior professorship, beginning in September 2016.  The Jones Fellow will teach and conduct research on the design and performance of economic policies, both past and present.  There is some preference for scholars who work on policies with either a national or international scope – traditional macroeconomic policies, for example, especially monetary and financial policies – but the terms are broad enough to include scholars interested, or with experience in, the implementation of other sorts of policies.

The appointment will be made at the assistant or advanced assistant professor level. Candidates must demonstrate commitment to research and teaching excellence with a strong policy focus in a liberal arts environment.

Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research. An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

All application materials must be received by November 30th, 2015. Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. Please submit, through Interfolio, a cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript, three letters of recommendation, at least one example of scholarship, statement of teaching philosophy and, if available, teaching evaluations. More information is available at http://apply.interfolio.com/31250  or from Peter Matthews, Search Committee Chair, pmatthew@middlebury.edu.

Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. More information regarding background checks may be found here: http://www.middlebury.edu/academics/administration/prospective_faculty/background_checks

Assistant Professor of Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies

The Program in Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies seeks an Assistant Professor for a tenure-track position, beginning Fall 2016 in Queer Studies/critical race and sexuality studies.  The successful candidate’s research and scholarship will be interdisciplinary and address the intersections of race and sexuality, with questions of gender, class, and/or nation, transnationalism, or dis/ability.  A humanities-centered approach to critical race theories, queer and trans theory is preferred.  In addition to introductory courses in critical sexuality and critical race studies, the candidate will teach courses in their areas of specialization.  Candidates should provide evidence of commitment to excellent teaching and scholarly potential. Applicants must have completed their PhD by August 2016.

Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research. An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

All application materials must be received by November 2, 2015 at 11:59PM Eastern Time. Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically.  Email and paper applications will not be accepted.  More information on the position can be found at  apply.interfolio.com/31555.

 A complete application will consist of:

  • a statement of teaching and research interests; 
  • a full curriculum vitae;
  • graduate transcript;
  • a sample of scholarly work; 
  • three confidential letters of recommendation, at least two of which speak to teaching ability (instructions on how to request letters from your referees through Interfolio can be found here).  

Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. More information regarding background checks may be found here:  

http://www.middlebury.edu/academics/administration/prospective_faculty/background_checks

Assistant Professor of Geography

The Geography Department seeks to fill a tenure-track position beginning in the fall of 2016 in Human Geography with PhD in hand by time of appointment.  We seek broadly trained candidates with strong quantitative skills who complement the department’s existing thematic and regional strengths.  In particular, preference will be given to candidates who can offer an advanced course in statistical analysis in geography and thematic courses in one or more of the following thematic areas: health, hazards, or development. We seek regional specialization in Africa, Asia, or Latin America. Teaching responsibilities will include one 300-level course in statistical analysis in geography and 200-level electives in the candidate’s areas of expertise, and an opportunity to teach a senior seminar on a regular basis.  The strongest candidates will be able to contribute to the department’s existing ties with other departments and programs across campus (e.g. Environmental Studies, International and Global Studies, and Global Health). 

Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and research. An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability

Review of applications will begin October 10, 2015 and continue until the position is filled.  Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. Through Interfolio, please submit a letter of application addressed to Geography Search Committee, along with a current curriculum vitae that includes all qualifications, and the names and contact information for three references whom we may contact for letters of recommendation. Other questions should be addressed to Guntram Herb, Department Chair herb@middlebury.edu.  More information about application procedures is available at http://apply.interfolio.com/30801.

Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check.  Information on the background check policy can be found on the Academic Affairs website http://www.middlebury.edu/academics/administration/prospective_faculty/b...

 

Assistant Professor of Geology

The Geology Department invites applications for a tenure-track position in igneous or metamorphic petrology at the rank of Assistant Professor that will begin in September, 2016.  The successful applicant will be expected to teach an introductory course in geology and upper-level courses in mineralogy and petrology, to incorporate the local field setting in their teaching, and advise undergraduate research.  The successful candidate will also be expected to develop a research program that involves undergraduate students in their area of expertise, which may include igneous or metamorphic petrology, volcanology, mineral resources, or related fields. 

Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research. An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted.  Through Interfolio, candidates should submit separate statements of teaching and research interests, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation, at least two of which speak to teaching ability.  Pre-interviews with selected candidates will be offered at the Annual GSA meeting in Baltimore.  More information at http://apply.interfolio.com/30816.

Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check.  More information regarding background checks may be found here:  http://www.middlebury.edu/academics/administration/prospective_faculty/background_checks

 

Assistant Professor of Religion

The Department of Religion announces a tenure-track position in Hinduism and South Asian Religions.

The candidate should specialize in some area of Classical or Modern Hinduism, with a competence in South Asian Islam. The candidate’s primary responsibility will be to teach introductory and upper-level courses on classical and modern Hindu traditions. We are especially looking for candidates with broad intellectual and teaching interests in the study of religion, and who would want to teach such topics as fieldwork methods, comparative religion, or methods and theories in the study of religion.

Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research. An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body.

Applications for this position will be accepted starting on August 1st, 2015, and all application materials must be received by November 7, 2015. Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted.  Through Interfolio, submit a letter of application addressed to search committee chair William Waldron, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript, and three current letters of recommendation. Middlebury College is an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring a diverse faculty to complement the increasing diversity of the student body. More information at http://apply.interfolio.com/30690

Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. More information regarding background checks may be found here: http://www.middlebury.edu/academics/administration/prospective_faculty/background_checks

Assistant Professor of Sociology

The Sociology-Anthropology Department invites applications for a tenure track position for a sociologist with expertise in public policy and quantitative methods (including social statistics) beginning September 2016.  Priority will be given to scholars who work in a substantive policy area that includes poverty, family, community or immigration. Completed Ph.D. at time of appointment preferred. Candidate should be able to teach a broad methods course (including both quantitative methods and social statistics) to undergraduates. Appointment will be at the Assistant Professor level.  Applicants must show evidence of teaching excellence and have an active research agenda.  

Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research. An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

All applications must be received by Monday, December 7th, 2015. Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. Through Interfolio, submit a letter of application addressed to Search Committee SOAN/SOC, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript, and three current letters of recommendation, at least two of which must speak to teaching ability/promise.  More information can be found at http://apply.interfolio.com/32738.

Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. More information regarding background checks may be found here: http://www.middlebury.edu/academics/administration/prospective_faculty/background_checks

Assistant Professor of Theatre

The Department of Theatre and Dance seeks an Assistant Professor with a terminal degree (PhD or MFA) in Theatre for a tenure track position in an active and diverse Theatre program. The position will begin in the 2016/2017 academic year. The successful candidate will teach courses in Directing, Acting and the History of Theatre, and will contribute to diversifying Theatre’s offerings in Contemporary Dramatic Literature. In addition, the successful candidate should present evidence of excellence as a director. Ongoing professional experience with artistic administration is strongly desirable given that the Theatre faculty function as artistic directors and administrators of a 28-year old Off-Broadway company. Candidates should provide evidence of excellent teaching and artistic accomplishment.

Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research. An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Applications for this position will be accepted starting August 17th, 2015, and all application materials must be received by September 28th, 2015. Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. Through Interfolio, http://apply.interfolio.com/29825 submit (a) letter of application, (b) curriculum vitae, (c) three current letters of recommendation, (d) a teaching statement, and (e) evidence of creative work (short video excerpt, reviews, photos, etc.). Letters of recommendation should speak to teaching ability and creative work. The letter of application should be addressed to Cláudio Medeiros, Associate Professor of Theatre and Chair, Department of Theatre and Dance.

Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. More information regarding background checks may be found here: http://www.middlebury.edu/academics/administration/prospective_faculty/background_checks

Macroeconomics (open rank)

The Economics Department has an opening for a position in macroeconomics, beginning in September 2016. The appointment is open rank, from entry-level assistant through full professor.  Candidates must demonstrate commitment to research and teaching excellence in a liberal arts environment.

Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research. An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body.  EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

All application materials must be received by November 30th, 2015. Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. Please submit, through Interfolio, a cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript, three letters of recommendation, at least one example of scholarship, statement of teaching philosophy and, if available, teaching evaluations. More information is available at http://apply.interfolio.com/31173 or from Peter Matthews, Search Committee Chair, pmatthew@middlebury.edu.

Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. More information regarding background checks may be found here: http://www.middlebury.edu/academics/administration/prospective_faculty/background_checks

Term Positions

GIS Teaching Fellow

The Geography Department at Middlebury College invites applicants for its GIS Teaching Fellows Program, designed to encourage the expansion of GIS instruction across the liberal arts curriculum.  We seek a recent doctoral recipient or advanced ABD candidate from any academic discipline who has applied GIS technologies and methods in their doctoral research and has demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching. The GIS Teaching Fellow will be appointed to a two-year term, to begin in September 2016. In the fall semester, the Fellow will assist Geography Department faculty in teaching the department’s Fundamentals of GIS course. In addition, the Fellow will participate in a weekly seminar focused on GIS pedagogy, during which the Fellow will develop a new GIS-based course related to his or her area of expertise. In the spring semester, the Fellow will jointly teach the Fundamentals course and their own newly developed course. The Teaching Fellow will be expected to be resident at Middlebury College between September-May during the fellowship.


Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence. An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse staff and faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.


Review of applications will begin November 15 and continue until the position is filled. Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. Through Interfolio, please submit a letter of application addressed to Jeff Howarth, Director of GIS Teaching Fellows Program, along with a current curriculum vitae, a one- to two-page description of a new GIS-based course with an applied or disciplinary focus, and the names of three professional references that can be contacted for letters of recommendation.  More information at: http://apply.interfolio.com/32289.

Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check.


 

 

Visiting Assistant Professor of Sculpture

The Program In Studio Art seeks applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor in Sculpture position beginning in Fall 2016. The successful candidate will teach one class of Foundations (materially based 3D-Design) one class in own area of specialization, one Winter Term class as well as direction of senior thesis and independent students from all disciplines. Sculpture – knowledge of traditional processes required as well as, but not limited to interest in one or more: installation, video, audio, performance, hybrid and emerging art forms. Candidate must be an artist who is able to participate in an active, materially-based, cross-disciplinary studio program within a liberal arts environment. MFA required. Applicants should provide evidence of commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarly work.

Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research. An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

All application materials must be received by January 4, 2016. Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. Through Interfolio: http://apply.interfolio.com/33249 submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, up to 20 images of your own work (one PDF file) and up to 20 images of student work (one PDF file), a brief course description in area of specialty, and the names and contact information of three references, at least two of which must speak to teaching ability.

Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. More information regarding background checks may be found here:http://www.middlebury.edu/academics/administration/prospective_faculty/b...

 

Visiting Instructor or Assistant Professor of Spanish

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese invites applications for a three-year leave replacement position in Spanish, beginning September 2016. Candidates should be generalists with an emphasis on Peninsular literatures and cultures and will be expected to teach language courses at all levels. Candidates should be committed to teaching students from diverse backgrounds and engage in scholarship that will enhance a diverse faculty and curriculum. Appointment will be made at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor (Ph.D) or Visiting Instructor (ABD). Applicants should provide evidence of commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarly work.

Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research. An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body.

Middlebury College uses Interfolio <http://www.interfolio.com/> to collect all faculty job applications electronically.  Email and paper applications will not be accepted.  Through Interfolio http://apply.interfolio.com/32650,  submit letter of application to department chair Professor Fernando Rocha, along with a statement of teaching philosophy and curriculum vitae. Recommendation letters may be requested as needed. Deadline: November 8th.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Studio Art (Foundation Drawing)

The Program of Studio Art seeks applications for a 3-year visiting half-time Assistant Professor position beginning September 2016, in Foundation Drawing. The successful candidates will teach two courses in Foundation Drawing during the Fall Term and two Winter Term classes over the course of three years.

Candidates should provide evidence of commitment to excellent teaching and scholarly potential.

The Program seeks an artist with demonstrated abilities to teach core principles of drawing to liberal arts students, including how to use drawing as the basis for codified expression and visual-communication. Classes must deliver content relating to a broad constituency across the College's curriculum. Demonstrated knowledge of traditional drawing processes required as well as, but not limited to, interest in installation, painting, video, audio, performance, hybrid and emerging art forms. The Program In Studio Art has an active, cross-disciplinary, materially based teaching curriculum and welcomes artist-applicants with an MFA from all areas of visual art able to participate within a liberal arts environment

Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research. An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

All application materials must be received January 4, 2016. Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. Through Inerfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/33297, submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, up to 20 images of own work (one PDF file) and up to 20 images of student work (one PDF file), a brief course description in area of specialty, and three letters of recommendation, at least two of which must speak to teaching ability. Please address to:
Search Committee, Program In Studio Art, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT 05753.

Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. More information regarding background checks may be found here:http://www.middlebury.edu/academics/administration/prospective_faculty/background_checks

 

Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre

The Department of Theatre seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre in Costume Design for a three-year term position beginning  September 2016.   Required qualifications: MFA in costume design. The successful candidate will provide evidence of professional design and commitment to excellent teaching.  In addition to designing 4 faculty-directed productions each year, this position will teach 2 courses in costume design and/or costume history and 2 production studio courses.   Additional responsibilities include a J-term course every other year, advising student designers, and participation in departmental governance.  Department: Five tenured/three non-tenure-track faculty; Average 50 majors; Costume Shop Staff: Costume Director; Associate Costume Director, assistants and work-study staff.  Costume Shop: Spacious, light-filled, well-equipped studio with windows in a modern complex. Fitting room, fabric storage, dye/craft room. Costume storage in the building. Facilities: Seeler Studio Theatre, semi-flexible black box seating 130-180; Wright Memorial Theatre, proscenium house seating 350; Hepburn Zoo, smaller semi-flexible space dedicated to student generated productions. 

Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research. An Equal Opportunity Employer, the College is committed to hiring a diverse faculty as we work to foster innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich and varied educational experience to our increasingly diverse student body. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Applications for this position will be accepted starting October 1, 2015, and all application materials must be received by November 15, 2015. Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. Through Interfolio, http://apply.interfolio.com/31613 submit (a) letter of application, (b) curriculum vitae, (c) three current letters of recommendation, (d) a teaching statement, and (e) evidence of creative work. Letters of recommendation should speak to teaching ability and creative work. The letter of application should be addressed to Cláudio Medeiros, Associate Professor of Theatre and Chair, Department of Theatre and Dance.

Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check.  More information regarding background checks may be found here:  http://www.middlebury.edu/academics/administration/prospective_faculty/background_checks

The College provides several resources to help prospective faculty find housing, child care and spousal employment information.  Please contact the Vice President for Academic Affairs/Dean of the Faculty's office if more assistance is needed.

 

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