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Faculty 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 (beginning Fall 2022)

Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry invites applications for a tenure-track position to begin fall 2022. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in biochemistry or a closely related field (postdoctoral experience preferred) and demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and research. Teaching responsibilities include biochemistry and general chemistry, electives in the candidate’s area of specialization, and contributions to the College’s winter term and first-year seminar programs. Research with undergraduate students is expected and strongly supported.

Middlebury College and the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community. Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to these goals through their teaching, scholarship, and service. 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 Biochemistry Professor Search Chair; a curriculum vitae; undergraduate and graduate transcripts; a statement of teaching philosophy and research plans; anticipated start-up needs; a one-page statement on inclusion; and three current, confidential letters of recommendation, at least two of which speak to teaching ability or promise. The statement on inclusion should address how your teaching, mentorship, and/or community service demonstrate a commitment to and/or evidence of engaging with issues of diversity and inclusion. More information is available at https://apply.interfolio.com/90267. Applications. Applications will be accepted beginning immediately. For full consideration, applications should be received by September 17, 2021. Candidates should not wait for all recommendation letters to arrive before submitting their application via Interfolio.

Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check.  Information on our background check policy can be found here: http://go.middlebury.edu/backgroundchecks.

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Middlebury College invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in computer science, beginning in Fall 2022. All areas of computer science will be considered, including applied areas with interdisciplinary focus. Teaching responsibilities will include courses throughout the undergraduate computer science curriculum with an emphasis on the candidate’s areas of expertise; as well as regular contributions to the college-wide curriculum, including the first-year seminar program and winter term. 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.

Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2021 and will continue until the positions are filled. Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. At Middlebury, we strive to make our campus a respectful, engaged community that embraces difference, with all the complexity and individuality each person brings. In your application materials, we encourage you to address how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship and/or community service might support our commitment to diversity and inclusion. Through Interfolio, submit to Matthew Dickerson, Department Chair: curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, graduate transcript, and three current letters of recommendation, at least two of which must speak to teaching ability. Applicants interested in both positions should submit an application to each position using the links that follow, but may use the same cover letter and materials for both. More information about the position and the application process is available at http://www.middlebury.edu/academics/cs/job. To apply, please visit apply.interfolio.com/94403.  

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background check.  More information regarding background checks may be found at http://go.middlebury.edu/backgroundchecks.

 

Assistant Professor of Religion (Biblical Studies)

The Religion Department invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor in Biblical studies and religion in the ancient Mediterranean to begin July 1st, 2022. While having a solid historical and linguistic training is indispensable, we welcome candidates whose research and teaching integrates diverse methodological approaches including but not limited to archaeology and material culture, gender and sexuality, and/or contextual and minoritized interpretations. Teaching responsibilities will include an introduction to biblical literature with attention to the cultural contexts of Mediterranean antiquity. Other courses may include, but are not limited to, courses on the Hebrew Bible, the New Testament, early Judaism and Christianity, and Introduction to Religion. In addition, the candidate is expected to contribute regularly to the college-wide curriculum, including the first-year seminar program and winter term curriculum. Our faculty have significant freedom to develop courses according to their own intellectual interests. Our department relishes the challenge of teaching religious studies to undergraduates in a liberal arts setting. We also cultivate conversations among ourselves about our varied approaches to the study of religion as well as our shared interests and seek candidates who would welcome and contribute to such discussions.

To apply, please submit through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/92582 (1) a Curriculum Vitae; (2) a cover letter (please make sure to include evidence of commitment to excellence in teaching as well as research potential); (3) contact information for three references (two of which must be able to speak to your teaching abilities), and (4) undergraduate and graduate transcripts. The College also requires all candidates to submit (5) a statement on diversity and inclusion. Diversity is understood broadly to include racial, socioeconomic, religious, and ideological forms among others. The deadline for the submission of material is October 15, 2021.

Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check.  Information on our background check policy can be found here: http://go.middlebury.edu/backgroundchecks

Please contact the department chair, Professor Ata Anzali, with questions: aanzali@middlebury.edu.

Assistant Professor of Statistics

The Department of Mathematics invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor of statistics to begin in fall 2022.  A PhD in statistics or a closely related field should normally be in hand by the time of appointment.  Successful candidates will advise, mentor, and teach undergraduate courses at all levels including the senior seminar, first-year seminar program, and winter term. 

This addition to our faculty is a reflection of the robust interest in statistics and data science, both from within our department and across the campus.  Roughly 10% of all Middlebury College students enrolled in introductory data science last year. The new hire will contribute to expanding and shaping the departmental curriculum for majors and minors to pursue statistically oriented programs of study. Interdisciplinary collaborations are also available and encouraged by working in partnership with the midd.data initiative (https://www.middlebury.edu/office/midddata), which is a point of focus for the College’s strategic vision.  Candidates are invited to share how their interests and expertise can contribute to these ambitious goals. 

Applications should be submitted via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/90767 . Please submit (1) a letter of application; (2) a teaching statement that includes your vision for statistics and data science education in a liberal arts setting; (3) a description of your research program, including ways in which you might incorporate undergraduate students; (4) a curriculum vitae; (5) a graduate transcript; and (6) three letters of recommendation, at least two of which speak to teaching ability. 

At Middlebury, we strive to make our campus a respectful, engaged community that embraces difference, with all the complexity and individuality each person brings.  Please include (7) a separate statement that discusses how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and/or community service might support our commitment to diversity and inclusion.  Questions about the application process or the position can be directed to Steve Abbott at abbott@middlebury.edu.

Review of applications will begin on October 4 and continue until the position is filled. Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check.  Information on our background check policy can be found at http://go.middlebury.edu/backgroundchecks.

 

Term Positions (Academic Year 2021-22)

Assistant Laboratory Professor (Biology)

The Department of Biology invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant Laboratory Professor of Biology with expertise in cellular and molecular biology, ecology, and evolution, beginning in Fall Semester 2022.  We are seeking a broadly trained biologist, and the candidate’s area of expertise may include components of genetics, molecular biology, ecology, and evolution.  Applicants must have a Ph.D. as well as demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching.  The successful candidate is expected to be able to teach and do preparatory work for four laboratory sections per semester, with two in an introductory course in cell biology and genetics and two in an introductory course in ecology and evolution.  The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the growing diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching.  Demonstration of evidence-based inclusive pedagogy to a diverse population of students is essential.

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 to collect all faculty job applications electronically.  Email and paper applications will not be accepted.  At Middlebury, we strive to make our campus a respectful, engaged community that embraces difference, with all the complexity and individuality each person brings.  In your application materials, please address how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship and/or community service might support our commitment to diversity and inclusion.  Through Interfolio, submit a letter of application addressed to Dr. Mark Spritzer, Laboratory Professor Search Committee Chair, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, a one-page statement on inclusion, one sample of scholarly work, and three confidential letters of recommendation, which speak to teaching ability.  More information on the position is available at www.middlebury.edu/academics/bio/news/fac. Applications for this position will be accepted starting immediately, and all application materials must be received by October 4, 2021. 

Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check.  Information on our background check policy can be found here: http://go.middlebury.edu/backgroundchecks

Visiting Assistant Laboratory Professor(s) - General Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Middlebury College invites applications for fall 2021 visiting laboratory instructor(s). Applicants should have a Ph.D. or M.S. (or equivalent) in chemistry or a closely related field. Experience teaching college science laboratories is expected. We need laboratory instructor(s) for three sections of general chemistry I laboratory and two sections of general chemistry II laboratory. We encourage candidates who are interested in full-time (e.g., all five laboratory sections) and part-time (2-3 lab sections) teaching to apply. Successful candidates will be excited about working collaboratively and under the guidance of our long-term laboratory faculty. 

Middlebury College and the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community. Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to these goals through their teaching and service. 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 (https://apply.interfolio.com/89370) submit: a letter of application addressed to Dr. Molly Costanza-Robinson, Fall 2021 Visiting Laboratory Instructor Search Chair; a curriculum vitae; undergraduate and graduate transcripts; a statement of teaching philosophy; a one-page statement on inclusion; and two confidential letters of recommendation that speak to teaching ability. The statement on inclusion should address how your teaching, mentorship, and/or community service demonstrate a commitment to and/or evidence of engaging with issues of diversity and inclusion. Applications will be accepted beginning immediately. For full consideration, applications should be received by July 15, 2021. Candidates should not wait for all recommendation letters to arrive before submitting their application via Interfolio.

Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check.  Information on our background check policy can be found here: http://go.middlebury.edu/backgroundchecks.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Middlebury College invites applications for a full-time three-year visiting position in computer science, beginning in Fall 2022. All areas of computer science will be considered, including applied areas with interdisciplinary focus. Teaching responsibilities will include courses throughout the undergraduate computer science curriculum with an emphasis on the candidate’s areas of expertise; as well as regular contributions to the college-wide curriculum, including the first-year seminar program and winter term. 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.

Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2021 and will continue until the positions are filled. Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. At Middlebury, we strive to make our campus a respectful, engaged community that embraces difference, with all the complexity and individuality each person brings. In your application materials, we encourage you to address how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship and/or community service might support our commitment to diversity and inclusion. Through Interfolio, submit to Matthew Dickerson, Department Chair: curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, graduate transcript, and three current letters of recommendation, at least two of which must speak to teaching ability. Applicants interested in both positions should submit an application to each position using the links that follow, but may use the same cover letter and materials for both. More information about the position and the application process is available at http://www.middlebury.edu/academics/cs/job. To apply, please visit apply.interfolio.com/94409 for the 3-Year Term position.  

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background check.  More information regarding background checks may be found at http://go.middlebury.edu/backgroundchecks.

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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