COVID-19 Updates: Fall Semester

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 2021)

Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry (Physical Chemistry)

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry invites applications for a tenure-track position to begin fall 2021. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in physical chemistry or a closely related field (postdoctoral experience preferred) and demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and research.

Teaching responsibilities include general chemistry and physical chemistry, electives in the candidate’s area of specialization, and occasional contributions to the College’s winter term and first-year seminar programs. Research with undergraduate students is expected and strongly supported.

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 Dr. Molly Costanza-Robinson, Physical Chemistry 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 apply.interfolio.com/78430. Applications will be accepted beginning immediately. For full consideration, applications should be received by October 5, 2020. 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.

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. Women, members of historically under-represented groups, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.  

Assistant Professor of Geology

The Geology Department invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning fall 2021. We seek an innovative earth scientist who studies Earth’s climate, hydrosphere, cryosphere, or other environmental systems with approaches that might include numerical modeling, coding, spatial analysis, or data science. The successful applicant will be expected to effectively integrate cutting-edge quantitative research methods in an undergraduate curriculum, to teach classes at both the introductory and upper-level level, to advise student research, to develop a research program in their area of expertise that is suitable for undergraduate involvement, and to contribute to the college-wide curriculum including the first-year seminar program and 4-week Winter term opportunities. Candidates should provide evidence of commitment to excellent teaching and scholarly potential.

At Middlebury, we strive to create a respectful and engaged community that embraces difference, with all the complexity and individuality each person brings. In your application materials, please provide a one-page statement on inclusivity that addresses how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship and/or community service might demonstrate a commitment to and/or evidence of engaging with issues of diversity and inclusion.

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 on September 30, 2020 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 (apply.interfolio.com/78236 ), submit: (1) a letter of application addressed to Peter Ryan, Search Committee Chair; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) undergraduate and graduate transcripts; (4) a statement of teaching and research plans including a list of introductory and upper-level courses you are prepared to teach; (5) diversity and inclusivity statement; and (6) the names and contact information of 3 potential references. 

More information on the position is available at https://apply.interfolio.com/78236 and our department page, http://www.middlebury.edu/academics/geol/news/assistant-professor-of-geo.... 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 History (African American History)

The Department of History invites applications for an assistant professorship in African American history before 1830, to begin Fall 2021. The successful applicant will demonstrate an ability to teach a variety of pre-1830 courses of their own design as well as chronologically broader courses including a survey of African American history.  Expected teaching load will include 2 courses each fall and spring term, as well as a 4-week winter term course in alternating years, with an overall average of 90 students/year.  The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to contribute to a vibrant new Black Studies Program and the First Year Seminar Program. 

At Middlebury, we strive to make our campus a respectful, engaged community that embraces difference, with all the complexity and individuality each person brings. More information about living and working in the Middlebury area can be found at http://www.middlebury.edu/academics/administration/prospective_faculty.  

The position is open to applicants who will complete the PhD no later than September 2021.  Consideration of applications will begin on December 7, 2020, with preliminary online interviews in January 2021.

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: 1. a letter of application addressed to the History Department Search Committee that addresses your philosophical approach to teaching, your interests and your goals as an educator.  The letter should also explain your scholarly agenda; 2. graduate transcripts; 3. A one-page statement on inclusion that addresses how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and/or community service demonstrate a commitment to and/or evidence of engaging with issues of diversity and inclusion; 4. curriculum vitae; 5. three letters of recommendation, at least one of which speaks to teaching experience and ability.  To apply for this position, go to http://apply.interfolio.com/78228.  Applications will be accepted beginning immediately and all application materials must be received by December 7, 2020.

 

Term Positions (Academic Year 2020-21 and 2021-22)

Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology (Spring 2021)

The Department of Biology invites applications for a one semester appointment at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology for Spring term 2021.  The candidate’s area of expertise should focus on cellular and molecular biology.  Applicants must have a Ph.D. as well as demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching.  The successful candidate is expected to teach an upper-level course in genomics and an upper-level elective in molecular biology in the candidate’s area of expertise.  The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the growing diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching and scholarship.  Demonstration of evidence-based inclusive pedagogy, mentoring, and advising a diverse population of students is essential.

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 (apply.interfolio.com/69740) submit a letter of application addressed to Dr. Catherine Combelles, Molecular Biologist Search Committee Chair, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, one sample of scholarly work, and three confidential letters of recommendation, at least two of which speak to teaching ability.  More information is available at www.middlebury.edu/academics/bio. Application review will begin October 5, 2020, and the position will remain open until filled. 

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 Laboratory Professor in Chemistry/Biochem (1 year term)

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry invites applications for an Assistant Laboratory Professor. Applicants should have a Ph.D. (preferred) or M.S. in chemistry. Experience teaching organic chemistry laboratory is expected. Responsibilities include the preparation, teaching, and grading of organic chemistry I and II laboratory sections, as well as the design and implementation of new laboratory experiments. The renewable position will begin with an initial one-year appointment starting August 2021.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. (preferred) or M.S. in chemistry. Experience teaching organic chemistry laboratory is expected.

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 Dr. Molly Costanza-Robinson, Organic Laboratory Professor Search Chair; a curriculum vitae; undergraduate and graduate transcripts; a statement of teaching philosophy; a one-page statement on inclusion; and three 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 November 1, 2020.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology (1 year term)

VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, OPEN SPECIALTY, MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE, MIDDLEBURY, VT. The Department of Psychology at Middlebury College invites applicants for a one-year term position beginning September, 2020. Candidates will be expected to teach four courses, including Introduction to Psychology, a core course in the candidate’s specialty sub-field (e.g., Social, Personality, Developmental, etc.), an elective, and an advanced seminar for Junior and Senior majors. Area of specialization is open, although preference will be given to candidates who have expertise in Social and/or Personality Psychology. Appointment will be made at the rank of Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) or Instructor (ABD). Candidates should provide evidence of their commitment to excellent undergraduate teaching 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. Women, members of historically under-represented groups, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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 (apply.interfolio.com/77769) submit: a letter of application addressed to the Psychology Search Committee, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, copies of teaching evaluations, and an unofficial graduate transcript. If necessary, we will ask for one or more letters of recommendations to be submitted. Thus, candidates should submit applications without letters of recommendation for initial consideration. More information is available on our department website http://www.middlebury.edu/academics/psych. Applications for this position will be accepted immediately, and review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Offers of employment are contingent on successful completion of a background check. Information on our background check policy can 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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