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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 starting September 2015

Professor of Food Studies

Middlebury College seeks a scientist working in Food Studies to spearhead the development of a Food Studies program that incorporates both curricular and co-curricular components. Hiring will be at the associate or full professor rank.  We seek a leader in the field who will contribute to the establishment of a Food Studies curriculum that addresses food systems at local, regional, and global scales.The successful candidate will teach an introductory, interdisciplinary course in Food Studies, and upper-level courses in his or her area of expertise.  Successful candidates must be eager to engage the unique learning opportunities available at a liberal arts college, including incorporating undergraduate students in research. Areas of focus of teaching and/or research may include (but are not limited to): agroecology, aquaculture, soil science, biotechnology and food, food production and nutrition, landscape-level processes in agricultural ecosystems, sustainable food systems, sustainable agricultural practices (organic agriculture, integrated pest management), and agricultural adaptations to global change.

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.

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2014, 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 Chair, Food Studies Search Committee, along with a C.V., a teaching statement that provides an overview of the candidate’s approach to teaching and teaching interests, a statement of research interests that addresses opportunities for undergraduate involvement in research, and three confidential letters of recommendation.  More information on the position can be found at apply.interfolio.com/26598.

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

 

 

Computer Science - field open (Computer Science Department)

Middlebury College invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in computer science, beginning in Fall 2015. Specialization is open, with preference for candidates working in computer systems or applied areas with interdisciplinary focus. Teaching responsibilities will include courses throughout the undergraduate computer science curriculum, including computer architecture. 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 25, 2014. Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically.  Email and paper applications will not be accepted.  Through http://apply.interfolio.com/26597, submit to Daniel Scharstein, Department Chair: curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, graduate transcript, and three confidential letters of recommendation, at least two of which must speak to teaching ability. 

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

Economics - any field/open rank (Economics Department)

The Economics Department has two tenure track or tenured position openings in any field-economics, one of which could be made at the advanced junior or senior levels, beginning in September 2015. 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 December 1, 2014. Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically.  Paper and email 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. Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background check.  More information is available at http://apply.interfolio.com/25691  or from the department chair, Peter Matthews, at pmatthew@middlebury.edu.

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

Macroeconomics (Department of Economics)

The Economics Department has an opening for a tenure track position in macroeconomics, beginning in September 2015. 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 December 1, 2014. Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Paper and email 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. Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background check.  More information is available at http://apply.interfolio.com/25678 or from the department chair, Peter Matthews at pmatthew@middlebury.edu

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

Modern Russian History (History Department)

The history department invites applications for a tenure-track position in the history of modern Russia. Responsibilities include two survey courses on imperial Russia and the Soviet Union; a readings seminar on modern Russian history; a fourth lecture or seminar course that contributes to the college’s first year seminar program or to the department’s curriculum; and supervision of senior independent work. Appointment will begin September 2015 at the level of Assistant Professor. Ph.D. should be completed by time of appointment.

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 15, 2014. Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. Through Interfolio, submit letter of application addressed to the History Department Search Committee, curriculum vitae, a sample of scholarly work, graduate transcripts (copies are fine) and three confidential letters of recommendation, at least one of which speaks to teaching ability. More information at apply.interfolio.com/25926

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

Molecular Microbial Ecologist (Biology Department)

The Department of Biology invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor of Biology with a focus in molecular microbial ecology and preference for research interests involving the collection and genomic and metagenomic analyses of environmental samples, beginning in fall 2015.  Applicants should have a Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience as well as demonstrated commitment to excellence in both teaching and research.  The successful candidate is expected to teach at the introductory level (ecology and evolution) and an upper level molecular ecology course. In accordance with Middlebury’s teaching guidelines, the successful candidate will also teach courses in molecular genetics, genomics, and microbiology although not all in the same year.  The successful candidate is also expected to establish an active research program in a supportive, research-active 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.

More details on the position can be found at http://www.middlebury.edu/academics/bio, or by contacting Dr. Jeremy Ward, Molecular Microbial Ecologist Search Committee Chair, Department of Biology, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT 05753 (jward@middlebury.edu).  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, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, sample of scholarly work, and three confidential letters of recommendation, at least two of which speak to teaching ability. More information at:  http://apply.interfolio.com/25415. All application materials must be received by October 1, 2014. 

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

Assistant Professor of Sculpture (Studio Art Program)

The Program in Studio Art invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Sculpture for Fall 2015. Teaching responsibilities for each year include one class of Foundations (materially based drawing or 2-D, 3-Design) and one class in own area of specialization 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.

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 will be accepted beginning October 15 2014. Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. Through Interfolio, submit letter of application to department chair Hedya Klein, CV, teaching statement, portfolio (Please submit up to 20 images of own work through Interfolio, PDF file) and (up to 20 images of student work through Interfolio, 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. 

More information at: http://apply.interfolio.com/26696

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

Spanish Language and Culture (Spanish & Portuguese Department)

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese invites applications for a tenure-track position in Spanish, beginning September 2015. Candidates should specialize in either (a) Hispanic Visual Culture with an Emphasis on Media Studies or in (b) Cultural Criticism and Analysis. Areas of research and teaching for visual culture include but are not limited to social and emerging media, converged media platforms, mass media and society, photography, comic books/graphic novels, film and television studies, and journalism. Objects of study for candidates specializing in cultural criticism and analysis are open, but we encourage applications from candidates who specialize in non-literary cultural manifestations. All candidates are expected to conduct cutting-edge research that enriches course offerings in the department. Candidates should also demonstrate a strong commitment to teaching language courses at all levels as well as teaching in English and contributing to the college curriculum outside the department. Candidates should also be committed to teaching students from diverse backgrounds and producing scholarship that will enhance a diverse faculty and curriculum. Appointment will be made at the rank of Assistant Professor (Ph.D) or 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. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2014 and will 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, submit letter of application to department chair Dr. Patricia Saldarriaga, curriculum vitae, sample of scholarly work, and three confidential letters of recommendation, at least two of which speak to teaching ability. More information at:  http://apply.interfolio.com/25483.

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

Statistics (Mathematics Department)

The Department of Mathematics invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship in Statistics to begin in September 2015. 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.

Applications can be submitted exclusively via Interfolio; e-mail and paper applications will not be accepted. Please submit: a letter of application; teaching and research statements; curriculum vita; undergraduate and graduate transcripts; a sample of reprints or preprints, as appropriate; and three current letters of recommendation, at least two of which must speak to teaching ability. Candidates are normally expected to have completed the Ph.D. prior to the start of the position. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. More information can be found here: http://apply.interfolio.com/25482.

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

Systems Neuroscience (Neuroscience Program)

We invite applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Program in Neuroscience within the area of Systems Neuroscience, beginning in Fall 2015.  Applicants should have a Ph.D. and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in both teaching and research.  Teaching responsibilities include: a sophomore level foundation course in neuroscience with lab, an upper level course in systems neuroscience, and a senior seminar in neuroscience.  The successful candidate is expected to establish an active research program using human subjects or a non-mammalian system.  Candidates should provide evidence of commitment to excellent teaching and of their desire to develop and sustain an active research program involving undergraduates. See http://www.middlebury.edu/academics/neuro for more information about the Middlebury Program in Neuroscience. 

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 on August 15, 2014, and all application materials must be received by October 15, 2014.  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 the search committee chair, Dr. Mark Spritzer, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests and teaching philosophy, a statement of research interests, one sample of scholarly work, copies of teaching evaluations (if available), and three confidential letters of recommendation, at least two of which speak to teaching ability.  More information is available at http://apply.interfolio.com/25416

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

Term Positions

Assistant in Science Instruction - 3-year term (Physics Department)

The Department of Physics seeks applications for a 3-year Assistant in Science Instruction position, beginning September 2015.   Job responsibilities comprise broad-based instructional activity in support of introductory physics courses, including teaching four labs per week, working with students, developing course and laboratory activities and assignments, and integrating educational technology into physics instruction. The ideal candidate will have a graduate degree in physics or a closely related field and strong laboratory skills.

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.

Review of applications will begin November 1, 2014 and end when the position has been filled, provided that a suitable candidate has been found. Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically.  Email and paper applications will not be accepted.  Through  http://apply.interfolio.com/25508, submit an application addressed to the Department of Physics, including curriculum vitae, unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts, a statement of teaching experience, and three current letters of recommendation, at least two of which must speak to teaching ability.  Please direct any questions to the Physics Department Chair, pdc@middlebury.edu.

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

Clinical Psychology - 3-year term (Psychology Department)

The Department of Psychology at Middlebury College invites applications for a three-year term position in Clinical Psychology, beginning September 2015. Candidates will be expected to teach two courses each semester, with anticipated courses being: Psychological Disorders, Introduction to Psychology, Personality, a clinical elective, and an advanced seminar.  Candidates whose interests include Child Clinical or span the Clinical-Social divide are particularly encouraged to apply. Appointment will be made at the rank of Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) or Instructor (ABD). The Department of Psychology at Middlebury College is committed to exceptional teaching and to the involvement of undergraduates in an active research program.The Department is housed in a state-of-the-art science center and currently has eleven fully equipped faculty research labs, including multiple video-wired observation rooms. Candidates should provide evidence of commitment to excellent teaching and of their desire to develop an active research agenda that can involve undergraduates at a liberal arts institution.

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 December 3, 2014. 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, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, a statement of research interests, copies of teaching evaluations, an unofficial graduate transcript, a sample of scholarly work, and three current letters of recommendation, at least two of which speak to teaching ability.  More information is available at http://apply.interfolio.com/25929

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

GIS Teaching Fellows - 1 or 2-year term (Geography Department)

The Geography Department invites applicants for its GIS Teaching Fellows Program, designed to encourage the expansion of GIS instruction across the liberal arts curriculum.  We seek recent doctoral recipients or advanced ABD candidates from any academic discipline who have applied GI technologies and methods in their doctoral research and have demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching. Middlebury’s GIS Teaching Fellows will be appointed to a one- or two-year term, to begin in September 2015. In the fall semester, Fellows will assist Geography Department faculty in teaching the department’s Fundamentals of GIS course. In addition, Fellows will participate in a weekly seminar focused on GIS pedagogy, during which each Fellow will develop a new GIS-based course related to his or her area of expertise. In the spring semester, the Fellows will jointly teach the Fundamentals course and their own newly developed courses. Teaching Fellows 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 1 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/26544  

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

Modern Chinese Literature - 3-year term (Chinese Department)

The Department of Chinese seeks a specialist in modern and contemporary Chinese literature, culture, and language with the Ph.D. in hand or expected by August 2015 for a three-year term position as a visiting assistant professor, beginning September 2015. The successful candidate will teach, depending on our needs and the qualifications of the candidate: courses in English translation in modern and contemporary Chinese literature (in any of a variety of genres) and culture, including for example, film and television, popular culture, performance and visual art, print and material culture, internet culture, etc.; Chinese language courses at one or more levels from beginning Chinese to fifth-year Chinese and Classical Chinese, including courses on modern and contemporary Chinese literature and culture taught in Chinese; and College-wide courses such as introduction to world literature. Candidates should provide evidence of commitment to excellent teaching and scholarly potential. We are seeking candidates able to innovate in the design and teaching of courses in modern and contemporary Chinese literature and culture and willing to dedicate themselves to language instruction and participation in a department with a tradition of team-work and commitment to high quality undergraduate education.

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, submit letter of application with statement of teaching and research interests, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript, a sample of scholarly work, and three letters of recommendation, at least two of which speak to teaching ability. Review of completed applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Questions may be sent to Chinese Department Chair Tom Moran at moran@middlebury.edu or Chinese Department Coordinator Nicole Patterson at npatters@middlebury.edu. More information at http://apply.interfolio.com/25911

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

Visiting position in Greek or Latin Literature (Classics Department)

The Department of Classics seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor (ABD) for a one-year position, beginning September, 2015. Candidates should be generalists, with specialization in either Greek or Latin literature. The successful candidate will teach Latin and Greek at all levels as well as lecture courses on Greek and Roman literature in translation; the latter include instruction in English composition. Excellence in undergraduate teaching is essential; candidates should provide evidence of both commitment to teaching and scholarly potential.

All application materials are due by January 15, 2015. 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/26892), please submit a letter of application, including a statement of research and teaching interests, addressed to Marc Witkin, Chair, Department of Classics, along with a CV, a graduate transcript, a sample of scholarly work, and three confidential letters of recommendation, at least two of which should speak to teaching ability. Skype interviews will be conducted in January following the Society for Classical Studies (APA) Meetings.

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). 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 Asst Professor in Contemporary Dance/Choreography (Dance Program)

The Department of Theatre and Dance seeks a Visiting Assistant Professor for a three-year term, beginning August 2015, in contemporary dance and choreography.

The successful candidate will: 1. Be an experienced artist who will teach courses in all levels of contemporary dance technique and choreography and offer expertise in anatomy and kinesiology, and/or somatics; 2. Be able to offer an additional movement style such as contact improvisation, ballet, hip hop, compositional improvisation, or a non-western form; contribute to at least one other area of our core curriculum:  history, creative process, cultural studies, digital technology/dance for the camera; 3. Teach courses related to his/her individual research to enhance interdisciplinary offerings central to Middlebury’s mission. Experience in writing/publication and a readiness to participate in strategic and programmatic activities of the department are essential. Candidates should provide evidence of commitment to excellent teaching, and creative and scholarly work. MFA or Ph.D. required.

The Dance Program at Middlebury College offers a major in the Department of Theatre and Dance.  The program consists of four full-time faculty, a lighting designer/production manager, a music director for dance, and accompanists.  The program maintains its own studios and theatre as part of the Mahaney Center for the Arts.  The Dance Company of Middlebury tours nationally or internationally each year.  Visit us at www.middlebury.edu/academics/dance.

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 on October 21, 2014, and all application materials must be received by January 5, 2015.  Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically.  Email and paper applications will not be accepted.  Through Interfolio, submit letter of application with a statement of teaching interests, artist’s statement, curriculum vitae, graduate degree or comparable professional experience, a sample of creative work (a current full-length piece, a work in which the artist performs, and one piece set on students are preferred), and three current letters of recommendation addressed to Christal Brown, search committee chair. More information at http://apply.interfolio.com/27383.

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 position in Photography (Studio Art Program)

The Program in Studio Art invites applications for a one-year visiting Assistant Professor position in Photography starting Fall 2015. Teaching responsibilities include one class of Foundations 2-D Design each Fall and Spring term; also one fall 300 level Black and White Photography and one spring 300 level Color Photography course. The Program seeks an artist with demonstrated abilities to teach core principles of  pictorial structure to liberal arts students as the basis for visual expression and communication. Upper level classes in Photography are to deliver expertise in analog and digital methods in service of challenging artistic thinking. Command of Adobe Creative Suite required; other imaging programs such as 3-D modeling and Final Cut highly encouraged. All classes must bring content relating to a broad constituency across the College’s curriculum. The Program In Studio Art is an active, cross-disciplinary, materially-based teaching curriculum and welcomes artist-applicants from all areas of visual art able to participate within a liberal arts environment. Demonstrated knowledge of processes described required as well as, but not limited to, corollary interest in installation, painting, video, audio, performance, hybrid and emerging art forms.

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 will be accepted beginning October 15, 2014. Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. Through Interfolio, submit letter of application to department chair Hedya Klein, CV, teaching statement, 20 images of your own work through Interfolio as a PDF file. Students’ work is highly desired if available, please submit images through Interfolio as a PDF document, a brief course description of how you would approach Photography in the liberal arts, and three letters of recommendation,at least two of which must speak to teaching ability.  More information at:  http://apply.interfolio.com/26886

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

Monterey Institute for International Studies

Positions (both faculty and staff) at the Monterey Institute for International Studies can be reviewed at this link.

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.