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 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 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

Term Positions

Instructor in Modern Hebrew (3-year term)

Middlebury College seeks an instructor for a three-year term position in Modern Hebrew Language, beginning January 2016.  The successful candidate will teach courses in intermediate Hebrew and direct students' independent Hebrew studies.  Native or near-native fluency in Hebrew and experience in teaching Hebrew at the college level are required. Candidates should provide evidence of commitment to excellent teaching.
 
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 and all materials due by August 3, 2015. Interviews will be conducted via Skype.  

Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. Through Interfolio, please submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation, at least two of which speak to teaching ability. More information at: apply.interfolio.com/29346
Other questions should be addressed to Tamar Mayer, Modern Hebrew Program Chair (mayer@middlebury.edu)

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

Laboratory Instructor in Chemistry (starting Jan. 2016)

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry invites applications for an Associate in Science Instruction position in General Chemistry. The renewable term position will begin with an initial three and a half year appointment in January, 2016. Applicants should have a M.S. or Ph.D. in any field of chemistry. Responsibilities include the preparation, teaching, and grading of laboratory sections, as well as the design and implementation of new laboratory experiments for the first semester of general chemistry.

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: a letter of application addressed to Professor Sunhee Choi (department chair), a curriculum vitae, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, and three current letters of recommendation that should specifically address teaching ability. More information is available at [URL: http://apply.interfolio.com/30294] and our department website [http://www.middlebury.edu/academics/chem/news]. Review of applications will begin immediately. Candidates should not wait for all recommendation letters to arrive before submitting their application package via Interfolio. We hope to begin interviewing candidates in mid-October.

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

Laboratory Instructor in Biology (starting Feb. 2016)

The Department of Biology invites applications for a one-semester leave replacement, for spring semester 2016, as an Associate in Science Instruction (ASI). The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of the laboratory portion of BIOL0140 (Ecology and Evolution) including instruction, grading, and oversight of undergraduate teaching assistants.  The ASI will teach four laboratory sections per week (12-14 students in each lab section) during the spring semester. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in ecology, evolutionary biology, or a related field, and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching. Candidates who are ABD but have excellent teaching experience are encouraged to apply.  

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, 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/30713. All application materials must be received by September 30, 2015. 

More information on the Biology Department and its curriculum can be found at http://www.middlebury.edu/academics/bio. Please direct any questions about this position to Helen Young (hjyoung@middlebury.edu; 802-443-2556).

Offers of employment are contingent upon 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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