Assistant Professor of Geography

The Department of Geography invites applicants for a full-time tenure-track position beginning fall 2020. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Geography or related fields by the start of fall 2020. We seek candidates who can:

  1. contribute regularly to the teaching of our introductory GIS curriculum, and
  2. offer electives that complement our current course offerings in the candidate’s thematic, regional, and/or methodological areas of expertise. For example, we would welcome foci on the Global South and marginalized peoples, geographies of health and energy, and critical geography, but these are not exclusive - we are open to a wide array of areas of expertise.

For more information about Geography at Middlebury, please visit our departmental website at The successful candidate will be expected to teach 4.5 courses per year depending upon enrollments, contact hours, and labs. Candidates will also contribute regularly to the college-wide curriculum, including the first-year seminar program and winter term. 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. 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 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 search committee chair, Peter Nelson; 2) statement of teaching and research plans, 3) 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) names and contact information for three references whom we may contact for letters of recommendation.


To apply for this position, go to The application deadline is October 15, 2019.


Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. Information on Middlebury’s background check policy can be found here:

Department of Geography

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