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 2018)

Assistant Professor of Biology (Field Biology)

The Department of Biology invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor of Biology with a focus in plant field biology, beginning in fall 2018. Applicants should have a Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience or its equivalent as well as demonstrated commitment to excellence in both teaching and research. The successful candidate is expected to be able to teach at the introductory level (ecology and evolution), upper level plant biology, biological statistics and experimental design, and an upper level discipline-specific course. The candidate will also occasionally contribute to Middlebury’s First Year Seminar Program and Winter Term course offerings. The successful candidate is expected to establish an active research program in a supportive, research-active environment. Evidence of enthusiasm for evidence-based pedagogy, mentoring, and advising 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. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

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 a letter of application addressed to Dr. Sallie Sheldon, Plant Biologist Search Committee Chair, 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 is available at  http://apply.interfolio.com/43057 and http://www.middlebury.edu/academics/bio.  Applications for this position will be accepted starting on August 7, 2017, and all application materials must be received by October 6, 2017.

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 Chinese

The Greenberg-Starr Department of Chinese Language and Literature invites applicants for a full-time tenure track position in Chinese literary and/or cultural studies (any historical period, any discipline) and Chinese language beginning fall 2018. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in hand or expected by August 2018, native or near-native proficiency in both Mandarin and English, and will teach, depending on the department’s needs and the qualifications of the candidate: 1) Chinese language courses at one or more levels from beginning to advanced, including courses on Chinese literature and culture taught in Chinese, and Classical Chinese; 2) courses on Chinese literature in translation; 3) courses taught in English on Chinese culture (e.g., film and television, popular culture, performance and visual art, print and material culture, internet culture, non-Han minority literature, global Sinophone literature and culture, etc.); 4) first year seminars; 5) College-wide courses such as introduction to world literature. The successful candidate will be able to innovate in the design and teaching of courses in Chinese literature and culture, dedicated to creative, effective, student-centered instruction, and enthusiastic about participation in a department with a tradition of team-work and commitment to high quality undergraduate education. 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.  Members of groups that are traditionally underrepresented in the field are especially encouraged to apply. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

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: a letter of application addressed to the search committee chair Hang Du; a curriculum vitae; graduate transcripts; a statement of teaching and research interests; a sample of scholarly work; and three current letters of recommendation, at least two of which must speak to teaching ability. More information is available at https://apply.interfolio.com/42644. Review of completed applications will begin immediately; all dossiers must be completed by November 1, 2017. Questions may be sent to Chinese Department Chair Hang Du at hdu@middlebury.edu (please cc: Chinese Department Coordinator Nicole Patterson at npatters@middlebury.edu).

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

The Department of Computer Science invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in computer science, beginning in Fall 2018. Specialization is open, with preference for candidates working in 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. 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 1, 2017.  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 Daniel Scharstein, 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.  More information about the position and the application process is available at http://www.middlebury.edu/academics/cs/job.  To apply, please visit http://apply.interfolio.com/43787.

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 Japanese Studies

The Department of Japanese Studies invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in Japanese language and literature/culture beginning September 2018.  The successful candidate will be asked to teach Japanese language at all levels and offer courses on Japanese literature or other Japanese Studies topics (taught in English), teaching a balance of language and content courses. Candidates must have native or near-native fluency in Japanese, a Ph.D. in hand or near completion in humanities or other Japanese Studies field, and some experience teaching Japanese at the college level.  Experience teaching Japanese literature or other Japan-centered field in English is also desirable, but not required.

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.

Application deadline is November 1.  Please indicate in your letter of application whether you will be attending the MLA meetings January 4-7, 2018 in New York City. Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications.  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 letter of application addressed to the committee chair, Professor Linda White, curriculum vitae, writing sample, such as a published article or a chapter of the dissertation and three current letters of recommendation, at least two of which should speak to teaching ability.  More information at http://apply.interfolio.com/43636

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 Mathematics (Statistics)

The Department of Mathematics invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship in Statistics to begin in September 2018. 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.

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. Please submit:  a letter of application; teaching and research statements; a statement of a vision for statistics education in a liberal arts setting; curriculum vitae; graduate transcript, 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 October 15, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. More information can be found here: https://apply.interfolio.com/43537

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

Assistant Professor of Neuroscience

The Neuroscience Program invites applicants for a tenure track position in neuroscience beginning fall 2018.  Teaching responsibilities include: behavioral neuroscience, molecular neuroscience, a senior seminar, and an upper level elective in neuroscience. The successful candidate is expected to establish an active neuroscience research program with either humans, non-mammalian systems, or computer modelling.  Preference will be given to individuals with expertise in neuro-linguistics, developmental neuroscience, or computational neuroscience.    Candidates should provide evidence of commitment to excellent teaching and of their desire to develop and sustain a research program 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.

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 the 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:  a letter of application addressed to Dr. Jason Arndt,  Neuroscience Search Committee Chair, a curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, graduate transcript, copies of teaching evaluations, a sample of scholarly work and three current letters of recommendation, at least two of which must speak to teaching ability.  More information is available at  http://apply.interfolio.com/43053 and  www.middlebury.edu/academics/neuro.   Applications for this position will be accepted starting on August 14, 2017, and all application materials must be received by October 1, 2017.

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 Political Science (Int'l Rel)

The Department of Political Science invites applications for a tenure-track position in International Relations, beginning in September 2018. We seek candidates with broad training in International Relations, who will contribute to our International Politics and Economics Program. Successful candidates will be able to teach an introductory course in International Politics, a core course on International Political Economy, and courses in the field of International Political Economy, broadly defined. Subjects may include, but are not limited to, international law, trade flows, financial flows, migration and globalization. Appointment will be made at the rank of Assistant Professor or Instructor. Applicants must show evidence and/or promise of excellence in teaching students from diverse backgrounds 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.

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 differences, with the all the complexity and individuality each person brings. Through Interfolio submit: a letter of application addressed to IR/IPE Search Committee that includes reference to how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and/or community service might support our commitment to diversity and inclusion; curriculum vitae; graduate transcript; sample of scholarly work; and three current letters of recommendation, at least two of which speak to teaching ability. Review of applications will begin September 15 and continue until the position is filled. More information at be https://apply.interfolio.com/42922.

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

Assistant Professor or Instructor in Psychology (Clinical)

The Department of Psychology invites applications for a tenure-track position in clinical psychology, beginning September 2018. Candidates will be expected to teach introductory psychology, psychological statistics or research methods, psychological disorders, an elective, and/or an advanced seminar in an area of scholarly expertise. The department is committed to mentoring new faculty in both teaching and research.  Appointment will be made at the rank of Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) or Instructor (ABD). The Department is housed in a state-of-the-art science center and currently has eleven fully equipped faculty research labs. 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 in a meaningful way.

Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in faculty teaching and research. An Equal Opportunity Employer, and 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. At Middlebury, we strive to make our campus a respectful, engaged community that embraces difference, with all the complexity and individuality each person brings. Through Interfolio submit: a letter of application addressed to the Search Committee that includes reference to how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and/or community service might support our commitment to diversity and inclusion; a curriculum vitae; a statement of teaching plans  and philosophy; a statement of research interests and plans; copies of teaching evaluations; unofficial graduate transcripts; a sample of scholarly work; and three current letters of recommendation, at least two of which speak to teaching promise. More information is available at http://apply.interfolio.com/43170 and our department website http://www.middlebury.edu/academics/psych.  Supporting information regarding the application can also be found at http://www.middlebury.edu/academics/psych/faculty-job-opportunities .  Applications for this position will be accepted starting August 1, 2017 and the application deadline is September 29, 2017. Candidates should not wait for all recommendation letters before submitting their application via Interfolio.

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

Assistant Professor of Religion

The Department of Religion at Middlebury College announces a tenure-track position in Social Scientific Study of Religion. The candidate should have a solid grounding in religious studies and specialize in some area of the social scientific study of religion, broadly construed; specialists in American religion are especially welcome. Areas of research could include religion, race and ethnicity; religious diversity; religion and globalization; religion and social movements; and religion, nationalism, and secularism. The candidate will teach a range of classes, from introductory to upper-level, drawing on their area of specialization and research methodology.

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 28, 2017, and all application materials must be received by October 20, 2017. 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 a letter of application addressed to search committee chair, Prof. Elizabeth Morrison, graduate transcript, curriculum vitae, and three current letters of recommendation. More information is available at http://apply.interfolio.com/44067

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

 

Term Positions

Visiting Lecturer in Dance

The Department of Theatre and Dance seek a Visiting Lecturer for a one-year term beginning September 2017. 

 The successful candidate will: 

1. Be an active dance artist with a background in teaching, performing, scholarly publication, and creative work.

2. Teach courses in all levels of contemporary modern dance technique and choreography.

During a one-year term, the Visiting Lecturer will teach five courses/preparations and offer additional technique classes and choreography for students.  S/He will also participate fully in weekly program meetings and student advising.  MFA required.

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 July 28, 2017, and all application materials must be received by August 11, 2017.  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 (a) a letter of application with a statement of teaching interests, (b) artist’s statement, (c) Curriculum vitae, (d) Graduate transcript, (e) A sample of creative work (a current full-length group piece), (f) A work in which the artist is the performer, and one piece set on students are preferred), (g) And three current letters of recommendation addressed to Christal Brown, search committee chair. More information is available at https://apply.interfolio.com/43480.

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.

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 Int'l Relations - POSITION FILLED

The Department of Political Science invites applications for a one-year position in International Relations, beginning in September 2017. We seek candidates with broad training in International Relations, who will contribute to our International Politics and Economics Program, can teach an introductory course in International Politics, a core course on International Political Economy and two other courses in the field of International Relations. Appointment will be made at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor or Instructor. 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.

At Middlebury, we strive to make our campus a respectful, engaged community that embraces difference, with the 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. 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 International Politics Search Committee Chair, along with a statement of teaching interests and evidence of teaching excellence, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript, sample of scholarly work, and three current letters of recommendation, at least two of which speak to teaching ability. Review of applications will begin May 30 and continue until the position is filled.  More information at:  https://apply.interfolio.com/42104

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